Mr George Wigg

Former MP for Dudley

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Paymaster-General 3 Jul 1967

    None, Sir.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Paymaster-General 3 Jul 1967

    How that supplementary question arises from the original Question is rather beyond me. But as the hon. Member has put down the same question in a slightly varied form first in 1953, then in 1955 and then in 1967, despite the authoritative accounts of the workings of the Board of Trade by Sir Hubert Llewellyn-Smith published in 1928, the only conclusion that I can reach is that he has been...
  • Orders of the Day — Defence (Air) Estimates, 1967–68: Vote 7. Aircraft and Stores 15 Mar 1967

    I am always anxious to help hon. Gentlemen, even if it includes a lesson in procedure. There was a Select Committee on Procedure set up by the last Administration, rather belatedly. I was a member of it, as was the then Leader of the House. One of the matters discussed was the form of the Service Estimates. I would suggest that the hon. Gentleman, with his well-known Parliamentary skill,...

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Former MP for Dudley

Entered the House of Commons on 5 July 1945 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 30 November 1967 — unknown

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