Mr Richard Law

Former MP for Kingston upon Hull Haltemprice

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Recent appearances

  • Prayers: Roads (Improvements and Construction) 18 Dec 1953

    At the beginning of the powerful and sincere speech to which we have just listened, the hon. Member for Stoke-on-Trent, South (Mr. Ellis Smith) said that it was his intention to put the tremendous problem of road development into proper perspective. But he ended his speech by saying that the schemes in his own constituency and his own neighbourhood must have super-priority over everything...
  • Prayers: Roads (Improvements and Construction) 18 Dec 1953

    Yes, an area with which the hon. Gentleman is most closely associated. I still maintain that that is not putting the matter into proper perspective, because there must be other industrial areas which have equal priority. To get this problem into perspective, one does not have to balance one area against the other. One has to balance the claims of road development against all the other claims...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Local Government: Development Plan, Hull 15 Dec 1953

    asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government whether his attention has been drawn to the proposal contained in the development plan for Hull, 1951, relating to the area bounded by Anlaby Road, Great Thornton Street, St. Luke's Street, Cambridge Street, Pease Street and Trinity Square, involving the replacement of important business premises by residential flats at an estimated cost of...

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Former MP for Kingston upon Hull Haltemprice

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

Left the House of Commons on 15 January 1954 — unknown

Also represented Kensington South; Kingston upon Hull South West

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