Colonel Charles Ponsonby

Former MP for Sevenoaks

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Colonel Charles Ponsonby is a former MP for Sevenoaks.

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Former MP for Sevenoaks

Entered the House of Commons on 20 July 1935 — unknown

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

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Recent appearances

  • Orders of the Day — Africa 29 Jul 1949

    I shall not follow the hon. Member for West Leyton (Mr. Sorensen) in his interesting historical survey and philosophic reflections. We all know his sincere interest in Africa and, indeed, one one occasion he and I co-operated to extract about £11,000 from the right hon. Member for West Bristol (Mr. Stanley) when he was Secretary for State for the Colonies. It is quite true that we should all...
  • Orders of the Day — Auxilary and Reserve Forces Bill 2 Jun 1949

    I quite realise that the hon. Member for East Coventry (Mr. Crossman) misses the Minister of Defence. If I remember rightly, it was the hon. Member who was the cause of the decline in the morale and in the general outlook of the Minister of Defence. However, that is all past. Like the hon. Member, I welcome the Bill, I welcome also the fact that it is very much a non-party Bill, which is all...
  • Orders of the Day — Auxilary and Reserve Forces Bill 2 Jun 1949

    A great deal has been said of the necessity for Territorial units to remain as collective bodies. That is true from the ideal point of view, but we must also look at the practical point of view, which has come up many times in connection with Clause 5; it is essential to look at the matter from the modern angle. As my hon. and gallant Friend the Member for Barkston Ash (Colonel Ropner)...

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