Sir Harold Sutcliffe

Former MP for Heywood and Royton

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Recent appearances

  • Orders of the Day — Cotton Industry 9 Mar 1955

    The telegram which the hon. Member for Accrington (Mr. H. Hynd) has quoted blends very well, I think, with the atmosphere generally in this House during the debate. It makes all the more nonsensical the idea that we are debating a Motion of censure. I cannot recall that any speaker so far, including the right hon. Member for Huyton (Mr. H. Wilson), has said anything which is in anyway a...
  • Orders of the Day — Cotton Industry 9 Mar 1955

    I am very much obliged for the assistance of my hon. Friend, and I am glad to have a reassurance on that point. If I may say so, one could not use too much pressure in connection with this matter, and I think it is a point that should be mentioned. I want to reinforce what has been said by one or two hon. Members on both sides of the House, and to draw the attention of the Chancellor of the...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Food: Meat Prices 12 Jul 1954

    Is my hon. Friend aware that there has been very little increase in meat prices in some towns in the north of England, and that some cuts today are as cheap as they were before decontrol?

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Former MP for Heywood and Royton

Entered the House of Commons on 27 October 1931 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 6 May 1955 — General election

Also represented Royton

Future MPs in this constituency

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