Results 8581–8584 of 8584 for speaker:Mr Enoch Powell

Orders of the Day — Clause 1. — (Amendments of 7 & 8 Geo. 6. C. 44.) (24 Mar 1950)

Mr Enoch Powell: I wish to support the Amendment. In this subsection the Government have taken power to do almost anything by Order in Council and have justified it by the declaration that they intend to do practically nothing. It is a steam roller, admittedly to crush a gnat, but it is a steam roller. This Amendment seeks to convert the subsection into an instrument more appropriate to its purpose. It is...

Orders of the Day — Clause 1. — (Amendments of 7 & 8 Geo. 6. C. 44.) (24 Mar 1950)

Mr Enoch Powell: I beg to move, in page 1, line 26, at the end, to add: Provided that no Order in Council made under the said Act of 1944 in relation to the said Consultative Assembly shall confer any exemption from taxes or rates upon any person who is a British subject and whose usual place of abode is in the United Kingdom. I move this Amendment in the confident hope that the Government will be able, if...

Orders of the Day — Clause 1. — (Amendments of 7 & 8 Geo. 6. C. 44.) (24 Mar 1950)

Mr Enoch Powell: Not from taxation.

Defence (16 Mar 1950)

Mr Enoch Powell: There is no need for me to pretend those feelings of awe and hesitation which assail any hon. Member who rises to address this House for the first time, but I trust I shall receive the indulgence which is usually accorded to one undergoing that ordeal. I wish to address myself to the same problem as the hon. Member for Coventry, East (Mr. Crossman), but to address remarks to it expressed...


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