Mr Harry Selley

Former MP, Battersea South

Battersea South

Recent appearances

  • Housing 23 Mar 1945

    I have listened to this Debate for two days, and I am quite aware that most hon. Members have dealt with the points in the White Paper. I would like to say a word or two, as a practical man and an old builder—having built my first house some 52 years ago—and to make some explanation to the House. I have never been able to get any Minister to understand that there are two sections...
  • Housing 23 Mar 1945

    My preference would be while the House is in session and I would ask hon. Members not to interfere with the performance. I wish to make this contention, speaking for the private enterprise builder. It has been stated that all opportunity will be given, and an hon. Member on the Liberal benches suggested that money was to be loaned to the municipalities at 2½ per cent. Do not give the...
  • Housing 23 Mar 1945

    I apologise for my hon. Friend; he is an old bricklayer, and therefore he could not help interrupting. I believe in increasing the personnel of the industry. I do not think that only the public works contractors can train them. Get the private builder going, and he will find his own personnel, and pass them on to the bricklayers' union; if not finished bricklayers, at any rate good enough to...

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Former MP for Battersea South

Entered the House of Commons on 27 October 1931 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 15 June 1945 — General election

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