Sir Albert Bennett

Former MP for Nottingham Central

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Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Council Houses (Sub-Letting). 25 Jul 1929

    77. asked the Minister of Health if he will state the policy of his Department on the subject of the sub-letting of council houses; and whether he can give the number and the names of the local authorities which have prohibited sub-letting?
  • Orders of the Day — Finance Bill.: New Clause. — (Repeal of lace duty.) 18 Jul 1927

    The main argument of the Mover of this new Clause, so far as I have been able to follow it, seems to be that, as the lace industry in this country is dying, the best thing to do is to knock it on the head and kill it right away. I think the lace trade in this country has slightly improved. Since the Safeguarding Duty was put on, if I am correct in my figures, the domestic business has...
  • Orders of the Day — Finance Bill.: New Clause. — (Repeal of lace duty.) 18 Jul 1927

    I am sure that even that is an over-statement of the case. I do not believe that to-day there is any industry in the country which is more efficient that the lace industry, or one which has had to struggle against greater difficulties.

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Former MP for Nottingham Central

Entered the House of Commons on 15 November 1922 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 7 May 1930 — unknown

Also represented Mansfield

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