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Mr Henry Raikes

Former MP for Liverpool, Garston

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Recent appearances

  • Orders of the Day — Queen's Speech: Debate on the Address 7 Nov 1957

    I thank you very much, Mr. Deputy-Speaker, for calling me to take part in this debate. This is the last occasion upon which I shall have the honour of addressing this House and it may therefore be that I shall find my speech rather more difficult to make than usual. At the same time, there is something to be said for being in a position to produce one's own political obituary notice. I wish...
  • Orders of the Day — Finance Bill: Mode of Operation 3 Jul 1957

    I support this Liverpool Corporation Bill, which has been so eloquently criticised by the hon. Members for Merioneth (Mr. T. W. Jones) and for Caernarvon (Mr. G. Roberts) with a debating skill and a courtesy which the House as a whole must appreciate. I, too, shall endeavour to use a completely temperate voice in dealing with our case, which, by Private Bill procedure, is very properly...
  • Orders of the Day — Finance Bill: Mode of Operation 3 Jul 1957

    I do not think I suggested to the House that the fact that we are having this increase is merely a peculiarity of Liverpool. Indeed, I should be foolish to do so. What I am suggesting is that when we have got, as we have on Merseyside, a great industrial area covering 100 square miles and with over a million population, with increasing industry and so on, the Liverpool Corporation would be...

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Former MP for Liverpool, Garston

Entered the House of Commons on 27 October 1931 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 8 November 1957 — unknown

Also represented Liverpool Wavertree; Essex South Eastern

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