Sir Jonah Smith

Former MP for Barrow-in-Furness

Recent appearances

  • Orders of the Day — Housing 22 Mar 1945

    The Minister asked for criticism and advice. He has already received a good deal, and he will find a certain amount of consolation in the fact that much of it has cancelled itself out. Speaking from these somewhat sparsely populated Opposition benches, I will offer such constructive criticism as I have to submit, as briefly as possible. On one matter there has been complete unanimity of view,...
  • Orders of the Day — Housing 22 Mar 1945

    I will tell the hon. Gentleman in one moment. He is getting impatient but he is quite entitled to the information. Twenty years ago, there were only between 600,000 and 700,000 men in the building industry, and within two decades that was increased to 1,000,000. That is to the credit of the building industry, indicating what can be done by their methods of self-determination. But building...
  • Orders of the Day — Housing 22 Mar 1945

    It is not that I could not answer the Parliamentary Secretary, but I do not propose to do so now. I will, however, submit details to the Minister. The facts and the figures have been given to me in confidence, and the Minister knows quite well that such has been the improvement during the last two months, in certain places, that output is four times as much as it was previously over a long...

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Former MP for Barrow-in-Furness

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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