Major Hon. Christopher Lowther

Former MP for Cumberland Northern

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • Orders of the Day — Consolidated Fund (Appropriation) Bill.: War Debts and Reparation. 3 Aug 1922

    The question that I desire to raise is a difficult, a complicated, and a technical one, and it has this advantage, perhaps, over the wider question of reparations, that the British Government can itself afford considerable relief. The position arises in Articles 296 and 297 of the Peace Treaty of Versailles. Article 296 lays it down that all debts of ex-enemy aliens contracted before or...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Tangier. 26 Jul 1922

    4. asked the Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether a date has yet been fixed for the meeting of the British, Spanish and French plenipotentiaries to discuss the status of Tangier; and, if not, what is the cause of the delay?
  • Orders of the Day — Criminal Law Amendment Bill. 25 Jul 1922

    I am a little fogged as to the Home Secretary's argument generally. Will he say if I follow him aright? He says that, in order to cure a particular evil, you should punish the victim of it. Supposing the Home Secretary wished to put a stop to profiteering in, shall we say, the grocery trade. He would not go for the grocer who profiteers, but would punish the customer who enters the grocer's...

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Former MP for Cumberland Northern

Entered the House of Commons on 14 December 1918 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 26 October 1922 — General election

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