Sir Charles Murchison

Former MP for Huntingdonshire

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • Orders of the Day — Ouse Drainage Bill. 16 Jun 1927

    I want to intervene for a moment or two because this matter concerns very closely a large number of my constituents—a great deal more closely than most of them care about. I agree that the Government, having appointed a Royal Commission to inquire into the whole question of the law concerning land drainage in England and Wales might well have waited until it had reported before bringing in...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: United States (Unemployment). 1 Jun 1927

    30. asked the Minister of Labour whether he has any information which would indicate the extent of unemployment in manufacturing industries in the United States?
  • Orders of the Day — Unemployment Insurance. 9 Mar 1925

    I should, for a few minutes, just like to intervene, because it struck me during that part of this Debate that T have been able to hear that this question of unemployment has been regarded far too much as a party question. After all, it is a national question. If one looks back to what the last Government did one may say that it did not seem find a very satisfactory solution of the problem....

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