Former MP for Eccles
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Does the Solicitor-General not think that if the Amendment were passed as an enactment by the House of Commons it would be easy for club members to make sure that it was enforced? It would require only one member to draw attention to the fact that the law was being broken without necessarily calling in the police.
Does the hon. and learned Member consider that 18 would be an appropriate age for someone to have the vote?
This debate provides an opportunity to consider the whole canal problem. I am sure that I am speaking for all my hon. Friends when I say that we have no hostility to the Manchester Ship Canal Company. We applaud everything it has done to increase prosperity in the area, and we recognise that in connecting Manchester, Salford and Eccles with the sea it has done a great service. We want to see...
Former MP for Eccles
Entered the House of Commons on 5 July 1945 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 25 September 1964 — General election
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