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All 4 results for speaker:Mr Abraham Flint

Civil Estimates, 1935.: Ministry of Transport. (3 Jun 1935)

Mr Abraham Flint: We must all rejoice with the Minister of Transport that there has been a steady improvement in the number of accidents on the road, but we cannot be satisfied with the reduction that has up to the present taken place. An hon. Member has said that it is easy to detect where the accidents are coming from, but that we can do nothing for the moment. I want to urge the immediate necessity of doing...

Orders of the Day — Road Traffic Bill. (10 Apr 1934)

Mr Abraham Flint: While every Member of the House probably desires most earnestly that something shall be done, and done quickly, to remedy the present condition of affairs, let me hasten to assure the Minister of Transport that very few of us can agree with the hon. Member for Bodmin (Mr. Isaac Foot) when he suggests that one possibility is to go back to the precedent which happened in the case of the first...

Orders of the Day — Road Traffic Bill. (10 Apr 1934)

Mr Abraham Flint: I was not aware of that. The point I was making is that it is not an impossibility, and it is not an unbearable hardship, for cyclists to carry a red light at the back. They need not have the trouble of oil lamps. For little over 1s. you can buy an electric light with a red glass which gives an efficient and easily visible light. I ask the Minister to reconsider the matter and to say that the...

Debate on the Address. (10 Nov 1931)

Mr Abraham Flint: I beg to second the Motion which has been so ably moved by the hon. Member for Ladywood (Mr. Lloyd). I am not equipped with any experience in this House which enables a Member to pay sufficient tribute to the Gracious Speech from the Throne, and it is particularly difficult when I remember that this maiden speech is being made in the presence of so many new Members far more able than I am,...

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