Former MP for Oldham
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On a point of Order. It was the hon. Member for the Sowerby Division (Mr. Tout), not the Member for Oldham.
I should like to refer to some remarks that I made in the Debate on land taxation on Thursday, to which you, Sir, took exception, and I shall be glad if you will give me the opportunity and the House will listen to an explanation which I should wish to make. When you ruled me out of order for attempting to discuss the question of the nationalisation of land, what I had in mind was one or two...
This Debate, however, irrelevant it may have been to the subject of the Resolution, has crystallised the difference between the Opposition and ourselves in relation to the ownership of land. One is constrained to ask why, if the burden of owning land is so onerous, as we are expected to believe, the people who have to discharge the onerous duty of owning land do not give it up. If it is such...
Former MP for Oldham
Entered the House of Commons on 3 March 1921 — unknown
Left the House of Commons on 7 October 1931 — General election
Also represented Dudley
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