Mr Joseph Reeves

Former MP for Greenwich

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Mr Joseph Reeves is a former MP for Greenwich.

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  • Orders of the Day — Education Bill 22 Jun 1959

    I am sure that we have all listened to the debate with considerable interest, particularly to the contribution of my right hon. Friend the Member for South Shields (Mr. Ede). So far, however, we have heard only about the interests of various religious bodies. It may surprise hon. Members to know that there are citizens in the country who cannot accept the religious interpretation of the Bill....
  • Orders of the Day — Education Bill 22 Jun 1959

    If the Minister had done so, he would have met the objection at least of the London Baptist Association. The Association also states that it is not assured that sufficient consideration has been given to the opinion of the large number of people who are not associated with any church. I wonder whether the House realises the significance of that. I am not saying that, but I would have said it...
  • Orders of the Day — Education Bill 22 Jun 1959

    I did not say anything otherwise. I said they could take advantage of the conscience clause, but woe betide some of those in certain of our schools were they to take advantage of the clause. In our modern life it is the duty of the State, acting on behalf of its people, from whom it derives all its power, to provide a complete system of education upon the basis of equality of opportunity for...

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