Admiral Sir William James

Former MP for Portsmouth North

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Admiral Sir William James is a former MP for Portsmouth North.

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Former MP for Portsmouth North

Entered the House of Commons on 16 February 1943 — unknown

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

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  • SIR JAMES Griģģ'S STATEMENT 13 Mar 1945

    I will try to be exceedingly brief. The hon. Member for Chester-le-Street (Mr. Lawson) has spoken with so much appreciation in regard to our journeyings to Italy, and has said all that needed to be said on that topic, so I will deal very briefly with three specific points. In the Debate in the week before last on the Crimean Agreement, I was very sorry that so much interest was taken in...
  • SIR JAMES Griģģ'S STATEMENT 13 Mar 1945

    No, of course not; the Minister gave me no notice that he was going to give me that kind of answer.
  • SIR JAMES Griģģ'S STATEMENT 13 Mar 1945

    No, but the right hon. Gentleman can defend himself by some other course. I want to come now to a point about the release of unemployed and surplus officers. It is a fact that there are a very large number of officers unemployed and unlikely to be employed. I have been given a figure of 1,154 officers in the Royal Armoured Corps at present surplus. There are a great many other officers...

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