Former MP for Ormskirk
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I have very little time but perhaps enough, for a reason which I will mention in a moment. This has been a rather unusual and distinctive debate. It has been conducted before a select audience, though perhaps that is not so unusual. It has also had a very intimate character. The right hon. Member for Huyton (Mr. H. Wilson), who opened the debate, preceded my right hon. Friend in his present...
We are, in a sense, in a half-way state of policy, as indeed the conditions of the world which affect this industry are in a middle position between the conditions which we faced during the war and immediately after the war, and what I might call normal peace conditions such as we had before the war. The right hon. Member for Huyton agreed that we are acting legally in what we are doing. He...
If the hon. Member is asking in what sense I believe in the principle enunciated in that sentence, I would say that even if it is interpreted in the wider sense, if we are not thinking of today or tomorrow but of a permanent system, I still think that it represents good sense. The hon. Member raised the question of Empire cotton. As my right hon. Friend said, we realise that it is important...
Former MP for Ormskirk
Entered the House of Commons on 27 February 1937 — unknown
Left the House of Commons on 16 October 1953 — unknown
Also represented Oxford University
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