Results 221–228 of 228 for speaker:Hon. Harold Nicolson

Orders of the Day — Great Britain and France.: MR. Duff Cooprr's Speech. (29 Jun 1936)

Hon. Harold Nicolson: I am unable to anticipate the Home Secretary's answer, but I should like to say to the right hon. Member for Carnarvon Boroughs (Mr. Lloyd George) that I never said that the speech of the Secretary of State for War represents the policy of the Government. I merely said that the right hon. Gentleman's speech did not conflict with the policy of the Government and did not imply anything which...

Orders of the Day — Great Britain and France.: MR. Duff Cooprr's Speech. (29 Jun 1936)

Hon. Harold Nicolson: I am not questioning the right hon. Gentleman's intentions, which I know to be as sincere and as considered as our own. It is a question of responsibility that I am raising. Is it right that the Leader of His Majesty's Opposition in such a case should get up and question a speech regarding which, although he agrees with all that is amenable to himself, he disagrees with the points which he...

Orders of the Day — Great Britain and France.: MR. Duff Cooprr's Speech. (29 Jun 1936)

Hon. Harold Nicolson: I never said or suggested that the right hon. Gentleman had been sent on a mission to negotiate anything. My whole point was that he was not negotiating and not expressing a policy.

Orders of the Day — Great Britain and France.: MR. Duff Cooprr's Speech. (29 Jun 1936)

Hon. Harold Nicolson: The Foreign Office did not in any sense approve or bless the policy. They merely vetted his speech.

Orders of the Day — Foreign Policy. (23 Jun 1936)

Hon. Harold Nicolson: It is always difficult to disagree with the right hon. Gentleman the Member for Bow and Bromley (Mr. Lansbury) since we all in our hearts feel such respect for his venerable courage, and we all feel for his ideals such emotional sympathy. Yet we cannot in our hearts agree that the purposes which he has in mind are as easy to secure as he would have us suppose. In his speech he has indicated...

Orders of the Day — Foreign Policy. (23 Jun 1936)

Hon. Harold Nicolson: An experiment.

Orders of the Day — CONSOLIDATED FUND (No. 2) BILL.: European Situation. (26 Mar 1936)

Hon. Harold Nicolson: It is with some diffidence that I intrude, as a new and untried Member, in a Debate of such importance. I promise that my time will be very short. There are only certain considerations to which I wish specially to draw attention. The Foreign Secretary, in what I think must have been one of the most telling and effective speeches ever delivered in this House, drew special attention to what to...

League of Nations and Abyssinia. (19 Dec 1935)

Hon. Harold Nicolson: I crave the indulgence of the House in intervening in a Debate of such importance. I wish to assure hon. Members that I do so with all modesty and that my reasons for rising are to say something on this side of the House and from these benches (as representing that very small but highly gifted group to which I belong)—to say something to show that even among supporters of the Prime Minister...


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