Mr Arthur Lyne

Former MP for Burton

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Recent appearances

  • Orders of the Day — Licensing Bill 14 Dec 1948

    I am very grateful to have the opportunity of dealing with one or two points which I think have been entirely missed during the Debate. I do so, because I feel that the Bill itself, good for the greater part, is, so far as Clauses 2 and 3 are concerned, entirely misleading, unwise and unnecessary. I am not opposed to State management in any respect, but I feel that the alternative system that...
  • Orders of the Day — Personal Incomes, Costs and Prices 12 Feb 1948

    It is with some temerity that I enter into this Debate, because this subject is one which can have great repercussions throughout the country, especially in the light of the speech which has just been made by the Chancellor. I think it would be true to say that there can be no difference of opinion about the first part of the White Paper, which strikes me as being something like a lecture...
  • Orders of the Day — Personal Incomes, Costs and Prices 12 Feb 1948

    My right hon. and learned Friend suggested the circumstances in which wage increases could take place. If it is only in special circumstances that they can take place, then that is a method of stabilisation. It is essential, in the interests of the country, that there should be some method of controlling salaries and wages, but profits should be controlled, too. The Chancellor said he would...

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Former MP for Burton

Entered the House of Commons on 5 July 1945 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 3 February 1950 — General election

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