Mr James Seddon

Former MP for Stoke-on-Trent Hanley

Recent appearances

  • Finance Bill: New Clause. — (Entertainments duty.) 12 Jul 1922

    I desire to support my hon. Friends in this very modest request. The Chancellor of the Exchequer, with his usual suave appeal to the House, tried to impress upon us, as the custodians of the public purse, that were it not for the exigencies of national claims, he would be very ready to concede this very moderate demand. Then he appealed to the House to meet the public requirements by saying...
  • Orders of the Day — Finance Bill.: New Clause. — (Repeal of Entertainments Duty in case of cinematograph theatres.) 28 Jun 1922

    I am sure the speech of the right hon. Gentleman has impressed every Member of the Committee with its adroitness and ability. If his statement were to be taken alone, without having regard to the close relationship of certain other facts which he has not stated, one might come to the conclusion that this was a very prosperous industry with rosy prospects. During the whole of this discussion...
  • Orders of the Day — Finance Bill.: New Clause. — (Relief in respect expenditure for the welfare employs.) 28 Jun 1922

    I think the Solicitor-General has mixed up the two points. It may be charity or it may be business, but from the point of view of this Clause it is an attempt to see that justice is done to those men who treat their workpeople as human beings. If the hon. Member carries it to a Division I will support him.

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Former MP for Stoke-on-Trent Hanley

Entered the House of Commons on 12 January 1906 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 26 October 1922 — General election

Also represented Newton

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