Former MP for Nuneaton
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9. asked the President of the Board of Education whether any representations have been made to him with regard to the reduction in fees at Atherstone Grammar School to pupils residing in Atherstone and the rest of the Poor Law union; and whether, as the reduction has been made possible by a large endowment left for the special benefit of the township of Atherstone, he will sanction the...
The matter, is not as simple as the Noble Lord suggests. I am glad to hear that the Minister intends to stick to the words of the Clause. On first looking at the Clause I thought that the words which the Noble Lord seeks to omit were unnecessary, but on closer examination I came to the conclusion that if the Clause is to be accepted, it is necessary for the words to remain in. If there be one...
I am quite confident that the Chancellor desires to assist the old age pensioner in adding this Amendment to the Bill, but I feel that it makes confusion worse confounded. The difficulty here seems to me to be that the House, instead of bringing forward what I may call a clear Act of Parliament, seeks by adding one Act after another to endeavour to explain the position. We have to remember...
Former MP for Nuneaton
Entered the House of Commons on 6 December 1923 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 9 October 1924 — General election
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