Results 1621–1622 of 1622 for speaker:Miss Elaine Burton

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies: Pepper (Price) (13 Mar 1950)

Miss Elaine Burton: Would my right hon. Friend take steps, either through publicity or in some other way, to bring home to the people the fact that large amounts of pepper are being bought by concerns in this country, because I have had many complaints from constituents that they are unable to obtain supplies of pepper?

Orders of the Day — King's Speech: Debate on the Address (8 Mar 1950)

Miss Elaine Burton: When it was suggested that I should try to catch your eye this week, Mr. Speaker, I was asked if I knew that it was customary to request the forbearance of the House. I do. There is no new Member who could not but feel himself or herself inadequate on such an occasion, and I would ask not only for the forbearance of the House but would crave its indulgence for any errors I may make in the...

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