Dr Thomas Watts

Former MP for Manchester, Withington

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Dr Thomas Watts is a former MP for Manchester, Withington.

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Former MP for Manchester, Withington

Entered the House of Commons on 15 November 1922 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 10 May 1929 — General election

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Recent appearances

  • Orders of the Day — Ways and Means.: Abolition of the Customs Duty on Tea. 16 Apr 1929

    I have heard a great part of this Debate, and I have been particularly struck by the manner in which the right hon. Gentleman the Member for Colne Valley (Mr. Snowden) dealt with the unemployment figures. The right hon. Gentleman skated very skilfully over the subject, but I should have been more satisfied with his speech had he, in addition to the figures which he gave us, stated the...
  • Orders of the Day — Ways and Means.: Abolition of the Customs Duty on Tea. 16 Apr 1929

    I was answering something which had arisen previously, but I bow to your ruling. The remedy put forward by the Socialist party, the remedy of a general strike, proved a failure, and the remedy offered by the right hon. Member for Carnarvon Boroughs is sure to prove a failure. Therefore, you have the remedy put up by the present Government, the provision for which is made in this Budget. The...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Shop Hours Act. 21 Mar 1929

    13. asked the Home Secretary if he is aware that there is dissatisfaction throughout the country over the exemptions allowed under the Shop Hours Act, 1928; and does he propose to take any action to allay this feeling?

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