Reverend George Woods

Former MP for Droylsden

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Recent appearances

  • Orders of the Day — Colonial Development Corporation 29 May 1951

    The tribute paid by hon. Members opposite to the Government has been unique and rather entertaining. Hon. Members opposite on the whole accept the principle of the Corporation, and they appear to have had to use a magnifying glass to find something at which to quibble. One criticism made by hon. Members opposite was that the activities of the Corporation are too widespread, and the hon....
  • Orders of the Day — Colonial Development Corporation 29 May 1951

    The British taxpayer—
  • Orders of the Day — Colonial Development Corporation 29 May 1951

    They were fed up with hon. Members opposite, but my experience is that the overwhelming majority of the electorate, like hon. Members opposite, have nothing but praise for the performances of the Development Corporation.

More of Reverend George Woods’s recent appearances


Former MP for Droylsden

Entered the House of Commons on 14 November 1935 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 9 July 1951 — Died

Also represented Mossley; Finsbury

Future MPs in this constituency

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