Major Sir William Prescott

Former MP for Tottenham North

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: Housing (Office of Works). 23 Jun 1921

    88. asked the hon. Member for the Pollok Division of Glasgow, as representing the First Commissioner of Works, whether there has been any recent change of policy in connection with the housing schemes which the Office of Works is carrying out for local authorities; whether any of these schemes have been partially or wholly vetoed; whether the No. 3 form of contract has been adopted in any...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Schemes (State Assistance). 15 Jun 1921

    44. asked the Minister of Health whether he has sanctioned the carrying out of any housing schemes beyond the time limit of 31st July, 1922, with a view to qualifying for State assistance under the provisions of the Housing Act of 1919; and, if so, will he consider the expediency of withholdng further sanctions, having regard to the gravity of the financial situation in developing housing...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Cost, Metropolitan Police Area. 15 Jun 1921

    61. asked the Minister of Health whether he will give the average cost of the B 4 type of house on the P. C. form of contract within the metropolitan police area; whether he is aware that some of these houses of the artisan class have cost over £1,700 each; and if he will state what action is being taken to bring to an end a form of contract which is so prejudicial to the public interest?

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Former MP for Tottenham North

Entered the House of Commons on 14 December 1918 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 26 October 1922 — General election

Future MPs in this constituency

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