Lieut-Colonel Sir Cuthbert Headlam

Former MP for Newcastle upon Tyne North

Recent appearances

  • Durham County Council Staff (Union Membership) 13 Mar 1951

    I should like to thank the hon. Member for Hough-ton-le-Spring (Mr. Blyton) for the kind words he said about Colonel Vickery, the Chairman of the Moderate Party in the Durham County Council. He was a personal friend of mine whose great services in the cause of local government in Durham, though they may not always have met with the approval of the majority of the Durham County Council, were...
  • Foreign Affairs 30 Nov 1950

    I do not intend to detain the House for very long, because I know there are so many other Members who wish to speak, and also because I always strive to observe the very wise maxim which we all can see carved over a door in this House: He that hath knowledge spareth his words: I sometimes think it is a pity that that motto is not more often acted upon by Members of this House. We have had an...
  • Foreign Affairs 30 Nov 1950

    I can easily answer that question, and I am glad that the hon. Member asked it. The United Nations organisation serves a great and useful purpose. It should be the basis for the whole of the general policy of the world, but when we come to running a particular campaign or a state of affairs such as exists today in Korea, when there is a direct cleavage of opinion in the Assembly and in the...

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Former MP for Newcastle upon Tyne North

Entered the House of Commons on 29 October 1924 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 5 October 1951 — General election

Also represented Barnard Castle

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