Former MP, Thurrock
I am opposed to this new Clause, because it discriminates in favour of the well-to-do against the poor. The hon. Member for Putney (Mr. Linstead) said that he did not know what the scheme was, and he therefore found difficulty in joining issue with the Government. The scheme is very simple. It consists of an order from the Treasury to the Minister to save £10 million. I venture to...
I am much obliged to you, Mr. Speaker, for stopping me if I was going too wide of the Debate. As I said a moment or so ago, I was trying to bring the excuse given for this cut into what I submit is its true perspective, but I will not pursue that, having regard to what you have said. If the intention of the Government was, as it appears to have been, to save £10 million, one immediately...
Would my right hon. Friend say that the following words of the Prime Minister are not correct: We propose to make a charge of not more than 1s. for each prescription under the National Health Service."?—[OFFICIAL REPORT, 24th October, 1949; Vol. 468, c. 1021.]
Former MP for Thurrock
Entered the House of Commons on 5 July 1945 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 3 February 1950 — General election
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