Mr William Wheeldon

Former MP for Birmingham Small Heath

Recent appearances

  • Housing and Local Government 2 May 1960

    I want to devote my remarks entirely to housing, and I make no apology for doing so. I want to begin with the same point with which the Minister began his speech. I listened to him very carefully, and, as one of my hon. Friends said, it appeared to hon. Members on this side that he lives in a totally different world from the one which we, as representatives of working-class constituents,...
  • Housing and Local Government 2 May 1960

    Is the Minister suggesting that when the war broke out in 1939 we were housing our people properly? Surely he will agree that even then there were thousands of families without a decent roof over their heads. I speak of Birmingham because I know the situation there best, but I am sure that it is typical of the problem in Glasgow and many other large urban areas. In the year that the war...
  • Housing and Local Government 2 May 1960

    Yes, and a Tory Government as well. That was the tragedy which was being enacted. I emphasise once again that this is the responsibility not of any Government since the war, either Tory or Labour, but the responsibility of Governments in the pre-war years which failed to do their duty properly. That was the Tory record in pre-war days, and I turn now to more immediate times. When the right...

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Former MP for Birmingham Small Heath

Entered the House of Commons on 27 November 1952 — unknown

Left the House of Commons on 7 October 1960 — Died

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