Mr Harold Watkinson

Former MP for Woking

Recent appearances

  • Defence (Central Organisation) 31 Jul 1963

    I shall not detain the House for long. I hope that the hon. Member for Leeds, East (Mr. Healey) will forgive me if I do not follow the first half of his speech, which may have been a great contribution to the party political arguments which go on, but was not addressed to the particular problem in front of us, which is a very important one, which the people—and, I hope, hon. Members on both...
  • Defence (Central Organisation) 31 Jul 1963

    I resume my remarks, Mr. Speaker, in a rather quieter atmosphere than I remember on the last occasion when I was interrupted by this ancient and honourable ceremony. I differ entirely from the contention of the hon. Member for Leeds, East (Mr. Healey) that the White Paper sets out, as I understood him to say, some rather hastily considered, quite new plan with no particular logic and...
  • Defence (Central Organisation) 31 Jul 1963

    It is a detail in this respect. If some of the institutions, perhaps, are somewhat the same, there is no harm in this, because my point is that it is essential that if these defence and Service matters are to carry the support—and, more than that, the enthusiasm—of those who have to work them, they must be seen to be a logical process of growth and development. We can look back then,...

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Former MP for Woking

Entered the House of Commons on 23 February 1950 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 26 June 1964 — unknown

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