Former MP for Wednesbury
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I am sure that the Prime Minister will be glad to know that he has the support of the hon. Member for Yarmouth (Mr. Fell). When asking the Prime Minister a question yesterday, I said that the Middle East situation was both confused and confusing. I do not think the hon. Member did a great deal to clarify it. The hon. Member rightly pointed to the fact that a good deal of the anxiety...
My own view is that, in present circumstances, they would be very glad if there were no Middle East oil at all. What the position will be 10, 15 or 20 years from now, I do not know. I personally do not find it improper or immoral to defend British interests. Oddly enough, I am not one of those who think that it is all right to defend Jewish interests or Arab interests but all wrong to defend...
I recall that I had something to say at the time of the Trinidad oil debate. This is a sombre occasion because the issues are fraught with consequences to our country—what our attitude should be and whether we should accept U.N.O. rule, no matter what its effect on the happiness, security and living standards of the British people. This is a question which cannot be dismissed lightly. For...
Former MP for Wednesbury
Entered the House of Commons on 5 July 1945 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 26 November 1956 — unknown
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