Former MP for Sudbury
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Is there any other trade or profession in which a man is compelled to go very often to distant stations abroad where he cannot have his family with him?
We all heard with appreciation the closing remarks of the hon. Member for Bridgeton (Mr. Carmichael). He perhaps misunderstood the situation slightly when he was making his remarks about accommodation in Glasgow. I have a good deal of acquaintance with accommodation in Glasgow, and I can, of course, fully support what he said about the bad civilian accommodation there. I think, however, that...
That is a strong point. I was not aware that there were a large number of families in that position. Nevertheless I should like to stress the point that the provision of married quarters is not merely a case of seeing that good accommodation is given to married soldiers, but also of seeing that families can live together, because there are many stations where at present that is not possible....
Former MP for Sudbury
Entered the House of Commons on 5 July 1945 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 3 February 1950 — General election
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