Captain Sir Herbert Latham

Former MP for Scarborough and Whitby

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Recent appearances

  • Orders of the Day — Railway Rates and Fares (Increase). 23 Apr 1940

    This is a very important matter. Does the right hon. and gallant Member suggest that the railways would be entitled to regard as a correct item in their capital account the original cost of the rails, and the cost of the rails which have replaced those rails?
  • Orders of the Day — Supply.: Privy Seal Office. 2 Mar 1939

    I came prepared to criticise the Government, but we have had a comprehensive statement from the Minister of Health, which I and other hon. Members must appreciate. I should, however, like to say that the right hon. Gentleman and those associated with him in the Government seem to me to make this problem far more difficult and complicated than it really is. We talk about evacuation and...
  • Orders of the Day — Supply.: Privy Seal Office. 2 Mar 1939

    The hon. Lady seems pleased. If she thinks that that point, however important it may be to her, is more important than National Service, I am sorry for her.

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Former MP for Scarborough and Whitby

Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 1931 — unknown

Left the House of Commons on 18 August 1941 — unknown

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