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All 3 results for windrush speaker:Mr David Gammans

Orders of the Day — Jamaica (4 Feb 1949)

Mr David Gammans: ...of Jamaica to form a corps of that sort? Lastly, I should like to refer to the other point made by the hon. Gentleman—emigration to this country. The other day we had the case of the "Empire Windrush." It was not a very dignified affair. Those men paid their own fares to come to this country. Of course, all that could be done for them was done, but that sort of haphazard emigration is...

Oral Answers to Questions — Employment: Jamaicans (21 Sep 1948)

Mr David Gammans: asked the Minister of Labour how many of the Jamaicans who came to this country on the "Empire Windrush" are still registered as unemployed.

Orders of the Day — Colonial Affairs (8 Jul 1948)

Mr David Gammans: ...will not look after these students then the Communist Party will. I was interested to read in the "Daily Worker" a short time ago that so many of the West Indians who had come over on the "Empire Windrush" were already happily placed in Communist homes. My last point is about constitutional development. I read these words in page 1 of the Annual Report: The central purpose of British...

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