Former MP, Kingston upon Hull East
Does not the Kingston upon Hull Corporation already own the land and already have authority to build a reservoir? What is the argument against the reservoir? It is water over the ruddy dam. The Bill sets out to extend the area of the reservoir which the Hull Corporation already has authority to build.
I beg to move, That the Petitions of General Objection of: (1) the Humber Conservancy Board, and(2) the Chamber of Shipping of the United Kingdom against the Order be not referred to a Joint Committee. In moving this Motion, I am supported by my two Parliamentary colleagues, the hon. Member for Kingston upon Hull, West (Mr. James Johnson) and the hon. Member for Kingston upon Hull, North (Mr....
I shall forthwith state my qualifications in view of what I have to say. I served in the Royal Navy for 30 years and have a Board of Trade Master's Certificate. I have been the M.P. for Kingston upon Hull, East for 22 years, with the main docks of Britain's third port in my constituency, and I am well acquainted with the administration of both the docks and the river. I also served on the...
Former MP for Kingston upon Hull East
Entered the House of Commons on 5 July 1945 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 29 April 1970 — General election
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