Former MP for Dartford
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I desire to oppose the Clause because there is a large mill in my division which will be seriously affected by this duty. I understand that at least 100 men will be dispensed with immediately it comes into effect, and, as in this particular case they deal with cargoes of soya beans running into thousands of tons, it is a pretty serious matter from their point of view. If they have to...
I rise to make an appeal to the Minister on one point, and that is that an additional Clause should be inserted in the Bill to provide for the insurance of boys and girls between the ages of 14 and 16. I have set down four reasons for this, which, with the permission of the House, I should like to give. The first is that there is at present no organised provision for the medical treatment of...
As representing one of the largest working class divisions, I would thank the Chancellor for a wonderful recovery in our part of the country. Three years ago we had an unemployment problem of between 5,000 and 6,000 but, as a result of the policy of the Government, it is down to 2,000. We have had no less than six fresh industries come into the division, in spite of one of the largest...
Former MP for Dartford
Entered the House of Commons on 27 October 1931 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 12 July 1938 — Died
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