Former MP for St Helens
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I am glad to welcome the White Paper, because I know the difficulties which have faced the Government. While one could debate the White Paper page by page, or even item by item, the fact remains that here is an attempt to give the country a considered policy in regard to employment. I want to call attention to a remarkable thing that happened in my division a few years ago. I had to handle...
This matter has not been raised by me in the Press. I can only inform you, Mr. Speaker, and the House, that I was in receipt of a registered letter from my organisation which I have got here, which I can show you, and which I propose to read. The letter, which is dated 15th May, reads as follows: Dear Mr. Robinson,Your letter of the 10th May intimating that it is not your intention to resign...
I feel sure the House will be grateful to the hon. Member for East Stirling (Mr. Woodburn) for expressing sympathy with those who have been killed in the recent attacks on London. At the same time, he indicated that there was some unspecified body of people who failed to take the matter seriously. They are not to be found among the ranks of the night fighter pilots, who go up to challenge the...
Former MP for St Helens
Entered the House of Commons on 14 November 1935 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 15 June 1945 — General election
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