Sir Herbert Nield

Former MP for Ealing

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • Army Estimates, 1931.: MR. Shaw's Statement. 10 Mar 1931

    One would almost ask oneself after listening to the last speaker, whether he has ever been guilty of presenting his young boys with a box of soldiers. [Interruption.] It will come to that presently. [HON. MEMBERS: "Hear, hear!"] I wish the cheers of hon. Members opposite could be heard throughout the world. Fancy the ridiculous absurdity of depriving a child of a box of soldiers, which may be...
  • Army Estimates, 1931.: MR. Shaw's Statement. 10 Mar 1931

    It is in the "Morning Post."
  • Army Estimates, 1931.: MR. Shaw's Statement. 10 Mar 1931

    I am very glad to hear the hon. Member's statement. The letter comes from a lady. [Laughter.] Hon. Members opposite laugh. We seem to be getting into the realm of absurdity again. Why should not a lady write a letter to a newspaper, just as well as a lady should sit in this House? The contents of that letter are going to be thoroughly examined, and if they are true it is about as serious a...

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Former MP for Ealing

Entered the House of Commons on 12 January 1906 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 7 October 1931 — General election

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