Former MP for Harwich
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Could the hon. Member who put the Question explain how this can be done?
The House will realise that the reason I venture to join in this debate is because, as has been mentioned already, when the Ballot for Private Members' Bills took place in November, 1937, I drew first place and introduced to the House, and, with the assistance of a number of my hon. Friends, succeeded in placing on the Statute Book the Inheritance (Family Provision) Act, 1938. As the hon....
It certainly happened with my Bill. I hope it will not happen with this Bill, but one already sees that my hon. and learned Friend the Member for Kensington, South (Sir P. Spens) can hardly wait for the Bill to go to Committee to introduce Amendments. Although my Measure had opposition from so many distinguished lawyers then in the House—and I think my hon. and learned Friend the Member for...
Former MP for Harwich
Entered the House of Commons on 14 December 1918 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 18 January 1954 — unknown
Also represented Derbyshire North Eastern
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