Former MP for Down
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asked the Minister of Fuel and Power why certain colliery companies have been ordered to send coal to Dublin; and whether, in view of the shortage in this country this policy is to be continued?
Is the right hon. and gallant Gentleman aware that some of this fuel will be used to provide light and heat to the German and Italian Legations in Dublin; and that, as so many Seaham pitmen are fighting Germans and Italians in North Africa, our company resent this.
Unfortunately I was not present when the Second Reading Debate took place. I was serving in my unit. Maybe it was my fault for not finding out that the question of Northern Ireland was to be raised. However, I read the speeches to the best of my ability, including, with considerable interest, the speech of the hon. Member for Shettleston (Mr. McGovern). I cannot really believe that this...
Former MP for Down
Entered the House of Commons on 27 October 1931 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 15 June 1945 — General election
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