Former MP for Oxford
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The one thing that would help me above all others in coming to a decision as to the vote I should record on this occasion would be to know whether hon. and right hon. Gentlemen on the other side of the House are actuated by a sincere desire to help the downtrodden trade unionists, or whether they share with me the great fear of the growing strength of the Labour party based upon the...
Had I made that charge I should have been the first to withdraw it, but I will call upon Lord Astor to withdraw it. Let me pass on to things that are not controversial. Can it be denied that traders' associations have their rules of compulsion to obtain funds which are applied in part to political purposes, and do you expect Members on this side to introduce legislation to relieve members of...
I am glad to find that my hon. Friend and myself are at one for once. I have charged 6s. 8d. for opening my mouth, but I have never got the other sum for closing it. The issue I wish to put, particularly to Members on the other side, is, which do you consider more detrimental to the country, that there should be compulsion to contribute to trade union funds to obtain money which may be used,...
Former MP for Oxford
Entered the House of Commons on 15 November 1922 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 9 October 1924 — General election
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