Sir William Jenkins

Former MP for Neath

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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

  • Oral Answers to Questions — India: Police Forces (Organisation) 19 Oct 1944

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he has considered the question of regionalising the police forces to be run on the lines of the N.F.S.; and whether he will make a statement on this question.
  • Welsh Affairs 17 Oct 1944

    I wish, in the first place, to congratulate the hon. Lady the Member for Anglesey (Miss Lloyd George) upon the very excellent way in which she put the case for Wales at the beginning of this Debate. I want to say to her in the Welsh language "Daiawn," and that is all the Welsh I am going to say. This is an opportunity given to Wales to express its views and the needs of Wales. Wales is a...
  • Orders of the Day — Education Bill: Clause 93. — (Grants in aid of educational services.) 4 Apr 1944

    I welcome what has been said by the Minister to the effect that he is going to reconsider the matter, but if any statement is to be made, the local authorities should know exactly what it means to the richer authorities and what it means to the poorer authorities. Will it be laid down as a general proposition, how it is to be distributed to the various authorities which are affected? I had...

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Former MP for Neath

Entered the House of Commons on 15 November 1922 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 8 December 1945 — unknown

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