Former MP for Walsall
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Can my right hon. Friend give any indication of when time can be found to take the Motion on Resettlement of Service Personnel which stands in my name and the names of some 3o of my hon. Friends:
I beg to move, to leave out from "That," to the end of the Question, and to add instead thereof: this House declines to proceed further with the Bill at present in view of the fact that, while its provisions would give the Board of Trade heavy responsibilities and formidable discriminatory powers which may affect not only particular localities but the general development of British industry,...
Perhaps the hon. Gentleman will allow me to continue my speech. I have to be brief. I have some definite ideas on the subject, but I am afraid I shall not be able to expand them at length to-day. A great deal of research and collection of factual data is necessary as a foundation for an effective national policy. The only discernible policy in the Bill is to favour the formerly depressed...
Former MP for Walsall
Entered the House of Commons on 16 November 1938 — unknown
Left the House of Commons on 15 June 1945 — General election
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