Mr Ernest Thornton

Former MP for Farnworth

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Mr Ernest Thornton is a former MP for Farnworth.

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Former MP for Farnworth

Entered the House of Commons on 27 November 1952 — unknown

Left the House of Commons on 29 April 1970 — General election

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Recent appearances

  • Cotton and Allied Textiles (Report) 22 Jul 1969

    Is my right hon. Friend aware that his announcement of the substitution of tariffs for quotas will be generally if not universally acclaimed in the industry? To what extent do his proposals fit in with the discussions which I presume he and his Department have had with the employer and trade union organisations in the industry?
  • Textile Industry (Structure) 30 Jun 1969

    Is it my right hon. Friend's intention fully to use the resources of the I.R.C. in the necessary restructuring of the industry and in securing a better structural balance within the larger firms in the industry?
  • Orders of the Day — Redundancy Rebates Bill 30 Jan 1969

    With all the criticism so far levelled at this Measure, the House is tending to lose sight of the fact that this redundancy payments scheme is one of the most efficient economic reforms passed by this House in many years. The recent announcement that during 1968 we had, for the first time for many years, a rise in productivity and an improved balance of trade is, to a substantial extent,...

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