Viscount Edward Knebworth

Former MP for Hitchin

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Recent appearances

  • Orders of the Day — Indian Constitutional Reform. 28 Mar 1933

    I hope the House will excuse my taking part in this Debate, as one who has had some recent connection with India and who has a sin- cere and very tender love and affection for India and the Indian people. The hon. Member for Don Valley (Mr. T. Williams), were he here at the moment, would probably suspect me of trying to make a profit out of somebody, having regard to the views that I am...
  • Orders of the Day — Ways and Means. 20 Oct 1932

    As I listened to the speech of the right hon. Gentleman the late Secretary of State for Scotland, who is a great champion, incidentally, of Scottish economic nationalism, I felt that I was reading through a Debate which might have been taking place before the War. My whole being re-acted to his splendid oratory, but my whole sense of reason failed to appreciate the force of his arguments. It...
  • Orders of the Day — Supply. 16 Jun 1932

    I feel very diffident in addressing this Chamber for the first time on a subject of this importance, but it is only because I feel that the subject is the most important which has come before the consideration of Parliament since the Election that I ask the indulgence of the Committee to discard for a moment the rôle of appreciative audience. I shall endeavour to approach this subject from a...

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Profile

Former MP for Hitchin

Entered the House of Commons on 27 October 1931 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 1 May 1933 — Died

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