Colonel Hon. Henry Guest

Former MP for Plymouth Drake

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Recent appearances

  • Coal (Charges) (Amendment) (No. 1) Order, 1945 29 May 1945

    I have listened to all the speeches in this Debate and I cannot help being impressed by the tremendous importance of the subject we are discussing. When we consider that the coal industry is the basis of the whole of our industrial activity in this country, on which everything else depends, and which, in the past, has been our biggest export trade, it makes us realise that it is far above the...
  • Coal (Charges) (Amendment) (No. 1) Order, 1945 29 May 1945

    I used that word by mistake. May I now say "unpopular"?
  • Orders of the Day — Housing 22 Mar 1945

    After hearing the speech of the hon. Member for Bow and Bromley (Mr. Key) and the colossal problem in his constituency I feel timid at putting the case of Plymouth, which has not suffered like London although it has suffered very heavily. For that reason I intervene to make two or three points. The first is that Plymouth will have to provide 15,000 houses, which will be required for the...

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Former MP for Plymouth Drake

Entered the House of Commons on 15 January 1910 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 15 June 1945 — General election

Also represented Bristol North; Pembroke and Haverfordwest District of Boroughs; Dorset Eastern

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