Former MP for Mansfield
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34. asked the Post master-General whether he is aware that for such familiar communications as orders for goods, invoices and statements the advantage of the halfpenny postal rate is largely destroyed by the condition that unless posted before 3.30 p.m. in London and 3.45 p.m. in the country they will not be despatched on the day of posting; and if he will give instructions that some...
34. asked the Prime Minister whether he has received a communication from the Notts county magistrates asking for emergency relief to miners and their families who are suffering acute distress in certain districts; and, if so, what steps he intends to take to relieve the distress?
37. asked the Postmaster-General whether he is aware that there are many complaints by telephone subscribers of being overcharged on their telephone accounts; and, if so, whether he will take such steps as will establish an improved system of checking calls, and so give confidence to subscribers and ensure accuracy?
Former MP for Mansfield
Entered the House of Commons on 14 December 1918 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 26 October 1922 — General election
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