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Major-General John Seely

Former MP for Isle of Wight

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Recent appearances

  • Expiring Laws Bill.: Clause 3. — (Certain Acts to be continued temporarily.) 28 Jul 1922

    This is a very unfortunate proposal. As Chairman of the Committee I received from different Government Departments their suggestions that Bills which have hitherto been annual Bills should not be made permanent, but should be so continued. My hon. Friend's Department wanted to make these annual Bills. It is just that sort of thing that the House set up the Committee to put a stop to. It is a...
  • Expiring Laws Bill.: Clause 3. — (Certain Acts to be continued temporarily.) 28 Jul 1922

    I think my Noble Friend has not quite appreciated the meaning of the Amendment. I am grateful to the Parliamentary Secretary for proposing to withdraw it. The Select Committee went carefully through every Bill. You might use the same argument about almost every Bill in the Schedule, and the whole of the labours of my Committee would have been in vain.
  • Expiring Laws Bill.: Clause 3. — (Certain Acts to be continued temporarily.) 28 Jul 1922

    May I ask the Financial Secretary to the Treasury whether he will get the Government to instruct the Treasury to carry out the fifteenth paragraph of the Report of the Committee, which will, we think, prevent an undue accumulation of Acts under the Expiring Laws Continuance Bill. I hope the hon. Gentleman can give that assurance as all the Members of the Committee were impressed with the...

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Former MP for Isle of Wight

Entered the House of Commons on 23 May 1900 — unknown

Left the House of Commons on 9 October 1924 — General election

Also represented Ilkeston; Liverpool Abercromby

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