Admiral Percy Royds

Former MP for Kingston upon Thames

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • Emergency Powers (Defence): Venereal Disease (Compulsory Treatment) 15 Dec 1942

    I do not think you, Sir, or the House can complain of having been overburdened with my voice. I am not going to take part in the free fight between members of the medical profession or to waste time on morals, but I want to say a few words in the interest of the Service personnel in support of the Regulation, about which the hon. Lady opposite has said her prayers, because it is necessary to...
  • Emergency Powers (Defence): Venereal Disease (Compulsory Treatment) 15 Dec 1942

    I was not addressing myself to the hon. Lady; I did not know she was the whole Mover of the Prayer. It has been represented to me, however, that that is one of the causes of the Prayer, but as I read the Regulation it is as much a protection for women as it is for men. In the personnel of the Services, for whom I speak, there are thousands of women. Others who oppose the Regulation complain...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Ex-United States Destroyers. 8 Oct 1941

    asked the First Lord of the Admiralty how many of the ex-American destroyers are being manned by the Royal Canadian Navy; whether these have been transferred to His Majesty's Government in Canada; and, if so, on what terms?

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Former MP for Kingston upon Thames

Entered the House of Commons on 1 July 1937 — unknown

Left the House of Commons on 15 June 1945 — General election

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