Results 21–24 of 24 for speaker:Major John Mills

Orders of the Day — Agriculture (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill. (9 Oct 1941)

Major John Mills: My right hon. Friend the Minister of Agriculture has done his best to introduce a just and useful Bill, and I congratulate him on his success. There are two points of principle in connection with Clauses 9 and 10, which deal with the acquisition of land by the Minister and its resale, which I should like to put to my right hon. Friend in the hope that I shall receive an assurance that he...

Orders of the Day — Supplementary Vote of Credit, 1940. (6 Feb 1941)

Major John Mills: I heard with pleasure my right hon. Friend the Chancellor say that he would do everything he could in consultation with the Departments concerned to check extravagance and eliminate waste. I want to assure him that this Committee will agree to this Vote of Credit with the approval of the country, but that the approval of the country will be much more readily given if the country is convinced...

Orders of the Day — Home Guard. (19 Nov 1940)

Major John Mills: I know of cases in which schoolteachers have been desired by the Board of Education to resign from the Home Guard.

Orders of the Day — Home Guard. (19 Nov 1940)

Major John Mills: Last May, when the Local Defence Volunteers were raised, I was invited by the county organiser, General Sir George Jeffreys, to organise a subarea in my own part of Hampshire. As I am now a zone commander in the Home Guard, I can claim fairly to have seen its growth and to know all the difficulties of the Home Guard from the very beginning. If this Debate had taken place a few weeks ago, and...


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