Lieut-Colonel Sir Assheton Pownall

Former MP for Lewisham East

Recent appearances

  • Orders of the Day — FINANCE (No. 2) BILL 4 Jun 1945

    Like my right hon. Friend the Member for East Edinburgh (Mr. Pethick-Lawrence)—if I may still call him my right hon. Friend—I welcome the abridged version of the Finance Bill which has been introduced by the Chancellor this afternoon. I want to speak upon it, however, from a rather special angle. I happen to have been for many years a Member of the Public Accounts Committee, and for the...
  • Orders of the Day — FINANCE (No. 2) BILL 4 Jun 1945

    If my hon. Friend will allow me, may I say that the position as regards the floating debt was also very serious after the last war? I happened then to be serving on a Committee which was dealing with the possibility of a capital levy on war taxes and the then Chancellor, Mr. Austen Chamberlain, told us how very anxious he was about the very large amount of floating debt in 1920.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — British Prisoners of War: Ill-treatment, Bulgaria 6 Mar 1945

    asked the Secretary of State for War if he is now in a position to say what is the result of his inquiries with regard to the alleged ill-treatment of British prisoners of war in Bulgaria.

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Former MP for Lewisham East

Entered the House of Commons on 14 December 1918 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 26 July 1945 — unknown

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