Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson

Former MP for Hitchin

Recent appearances

  • Orders of the Day — Conduct of the War. 7 May 1940

    I count myself fortunate in having an opportunity to speak, for within an hour I must rejoin my unit. The war is so close to our shores to-day that an airman can dine with his wife, will proceed overseas over the North Sea to set fire to a hornets' nest and extinguish it with a pitch of high explosive, and be back having breakfast, if he is fortunate, with his wife at the usual time on the...
  • Orders of the Day — Workmen's Compensation (Supplementary Allowances) Bill. 30 Apr 1940

    I hope that the House will bear with me if in my argument I show less acquaintance with the subject than its importance deserves. I only knew last night that I should be free to come to the House to-day, and there is no subject on which I should more desire to address the House than on this. Some ten years ago I wrote two volumes of history. I called the first volume "Loyalties" and the...
  • Orders of the Day — Supply.: Air Estimates, 1940. 7 Mar 1940

    May I join with the hon. Member for Berwick-on-Tweed (Sir H. Seely),my very senior officer, in congratulating the Minister upon his statement to-day, and may I congratulate him at least as much on his reticence as upon his revelations? I hope that he will not be too ready to make the further revelations which he has been invited to make by the hon. Member for Bishop Auckland (Mr. Dalton), and...

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Former MP for Hitchin

Entered the House of Commons on 8 June 1933 — unknown

Left the House of Commons on 31 May 1940 — Died

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