Former MP, North Antrim
I think that, on the whole, this Budget has been well received throughout the country.
In a debate of this kind, which ranges over the whole field of the Budget, it is obvious that any individual speaker can deal with only one or two special points. My object this afternoon is to deal with the question of the Excess Profits Levy and to point out how grossly unfair and harmful it is going to be in certain cases. The object of the Levy was stated to be to lop off excess profits...
stood up, and addressing himself to the Clerk of the House (who, standing up, pointed to him and then sat down) said: Sir Frederic Metcalfe, in accordance with the Gracious Message which we have received from the Throne, I beg to move, That the right hon. William Shepherd Morrison do take the Chair of this House as Speaker. This is the fourth occasion on which I have been present at the...
Former MP for North Antrim
Entered the House of Commons on 17 February 1915 — unknown
Left the House of Commons on 8 October 1952 — unknown
Also represented Antrim; Antrim Mid
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