Mr Arthur Jones

Former MP, Wakefield

Wakefield

Recent appearances

  • Orders of the Day — Finance Bill: Clause 19. — (Companies Doing "mutual" Business.) 4 Jun 1964

    I agree wholeheartedly with the argument deployed by the hon. Member for Stratford-on-Avon (Mr. Maude), and I do not wish to repeat it. We have covered the matter pretty thoroughly in this discussion, but I want to give just one instance of the way in which this rather comprehensive Clause would operate if it became law. I must declare an interest. I am a trustee of the Municipal Mutual...
  • Orders of the Day — Malaysia Bill 19 Jul 1963

    I want to say only a few words because in this admirable debate most of the ground has been covered. Of course, I accept the principle of the Bill. I believe this area to be highly vulnerable, of great strategic importance, and that greater unity in this area will promote the well being of the countries of the area and the welfare of the people of the respective Territories. I have in the...
  • Rhodesia and Nyasaland Bill 11 Jul 1963

    I wish that the First Secretary had made the latter part of his speech in 1953 and not 1963. It was as true then as it is today. In 1953 it was politically unwise to push on with federation in the adopted form. I have always felt that it was an unrealistic political policy—a political blunder—largely because it ignored all that had gone before. It ignored the views expressed by...

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