Results 181–186 of 186 for speaker:Mr James Jones

Economic Situation (26 Jul 1955)

Mr James Jones: Yesterday, the Chancellor of the Exchequer said The monetary measures taken in February have been by their nature slow in their effect on home demand."—[OFFICIAL REPORT, 25th July. 1955:Vol. 544. c. 826.] The main monetary measure was that of raising the Bank Rate. It has been asked on the benches opposite, "Why is it that the Bank Rate has not been effective in the last few months?" The...

Economic Situation (26 Jul 1955)

Mr James Jones: That is very substantial. While the last Budget had a deflationary effect on one sector of the economy, it had a very inflationary effect on another sector in which there was already inflation. I refer, of course, to the boom on the Stock Exchange and the gift of reliefs to industry, which eventually will find their way to the recipients of dividends and will increase inflationary pressure in...

Economic Situation (26 Jul 1955)

Mr James Jones: After all, people who have the cash to put down can get what they require from home production. People who have money to buy washing machines can buy them, and people who have money to buy cars will buy them. The time has arrived when people who produce these things can claim the right to have them when they require them. To change the metaphor, people who build have the right to inhabit;...

Economic Situation (26 Jul 1955)

Mr James Jones: —and for another set of people. I leave the point at that. Another feature is the checking of investment. The Chancellor said that in the private sector he would appeal to people to restrain from initiating new investments. One of my hon. Friends has just said that people will be able to make beer, lollipops and all the rest. Private enterprise will not restrain itself in investment if...

Gold Coast (International Miners' Delegation) (22 Jun 1955)

Mr James Jones: I have listened with considerable interest to my hon. Friends, and I have been surprised beyond words at the treatment meted out to trade union representatives. I am surprised because of my personal knowledge of Mr. Edward Jones. I have this particular knowledge from many years of intimate personal relationship with Mr. Jones. I know his manner, I understand his outlook, and I know his...

Budget Proposals and Economic Situation (20 Apr 1955)

Mr James Jones: It is with some trepidation that I rise to speak for the first time here after my election for the Wrexham constituency, but I have been informed, and have seen evidence of it, that the House and this Committee are always prepared to give all encouragement to a new Member. I shall endeavour to be brief, and I shall endeavour to be as non-controversial as possible. The Committee will...


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