3 Quotes filtered by Emanuel Shinwell

I certainly did not say I would refuse to employ anybody becaue he had expressed himself in a hostile manner towards nationalisation. What I said was that I would not appoint somebody to a board if he had expressed himself as being against the provisions of the Bill and had declared that nationalisation was bound to prove a failure.

Emanuel Shinwell 23/06/1947

Category: Nationalisation

Tags: Emanuel Shinwell, Nationalisation, Policy

I am not against a little inflation.

Emanuel Shinwell 24/05/1938

Category: Inflation

Tags: Economics, Emanuel Shinwell, Inflation

I went to the Lords because I had nowehere else to go.

Emanuel Shinwell 1977

Category: House of Lords

Tags: Emanuel Shinwell, House of Lords, Parliament

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I’m not even a PPS (parliamentary private secretary, the lowest run on the ministerial ladder). It’s kind of annoying. What do I have to do to get promoted over here? Am I being disloyal? I don’t know.

Louise Mensch

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