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  • Munitions and Stores. (20 speeches)

    29. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he is aware that 200 rifles, with ammunition, and 50 motor cars or motor lorries recently used by the Royal Irish Constabulary have been...

  • Prisoner (Treatment). (4 speeches)

    Mr. MALONE: 37. asked the Home Secretary whether his attention has been called to the accusations made by a released Sinn Fein prisoner in the "Freeman's Journal," of Wednesday, 18th January,...

  • Rate Collectors. (2 speeches)

    46. asked the Prime Minister whether his attention has been called to the fact that duly elected rate collectors sanctioned by the Local Government Board for Ireland were in many cases during the...

  • Criminal Injuries (Awards). (6 speeches)

    Colonel NEWMAN: 51. asked the Prime Minister whether his attention has been called to the agreement arrived at between the Government of Great Britain and the Government of Northern Ireland with...

  • Disturbances. (18 speeches)

    (by Private Notice) asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he can give the House any further information with regard to the kidnapping of civilians in Ireland on the border line...

  • Palestine (Greek Church Property). (4 speeches)

    30. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what is the nature and location of the Greek Orthodox Church land and buildings recently sold in Palestine; what is the size of these lands in...

  • Palm Kernels. (2 speeches)

    32. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether the foreign markets formerly supplied with palm kernels from British West Africa have been lost owing to the discovery of an effective...

  • West African Committee (Report). (2 speeches)

    33. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether the West African Committee has made its Report; and, if so, when it will be issued?

  • Mormon Propaganda. (2 speeches)

    34. asked the Secretary of State for the Home Depart- ment whether his attention has been drawn to the activities of the Mormon missionaries in this country; and whether he is prepared to...

  • Special Constables (Medal). (2 speeches)

    Mr. TREVELYAN THOMSON: 35. asked the Home Secretary if any medals are being issued to War-time special constables, and, if so, what are the qualifying conditions necessary to secure these medals;...

  • Summer Time. (7 speeches)

    Lieut.-Colonel A. MURRAY: 39. asked the Home Secretary whether he is aware of the objections from the standpoint of the agricultural industry to a summertime period lasting from March to October;...

  • Estimates Committee. (18 speeches)

    47. asked the Prime Minister whether it is proposed to set up the Estimates Committee again this Session; and, if so, whether it will be set up before any Estimates are introduced?

  • Foodstuffs (Prices). (2 speeches)

    49. asked the Prime Minister if the Government has yet considered the advisability of introducing powers so as to obtain a reduction in the cost of foodstuffs by reinstating the Retail Prices...

  • Child Adoption. (6 speeches)

    40. asked the Home Secretary whether he has considered the recommendations of the Departmental Committee on Child Adoption, presided over by Sir Alfred Hopkinson, K.C.; and whether he proposes to...

  • Inquests (Juries). (2 speeches)

    44. asked the Home Secretary whether the experience in connection with the holding of inquests by coroners without juries has proved efficient and satisfactory; and, if so, will he say whether it...

  • European Treasury Bills. (4 speeches)

    55. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the total amount of Treasury bills held by the British Government of the various European Powers, giving the amounts of the various Powers and if the...

  • Income Tax. (3 speeches)

    56. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the total number of people in Great Britain and Ireland who paid Income Tax in 1921?

  • Beer Duties. (4 speeches)

    59. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he an increase of £327,070,302 as compared with the amount of Treasury bills held at the Armistice. The amounts deposited by individual...

  • Excess Profits Duty. (2 speeches)

    57. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the receipts from the Excess Profits Duty during the quarter ended 31st December, 1921, together with the amount of the repayment during the same period;...

  • Local Loan Stock. (4 speeches)

    Mr. T. THOMSON: 60. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what proportion of the recent £30,000,000 local loan 3 per cent. stock was allotted to the provinces; is he aware that, owing to the...

  • Taxicabs (Fares). (4 speeches)

    61. asked the Home Secretary whether, in view of the fall in the cost of petrol, and also the decline in rubber and other running charges, he will consider the desirability of restoring taxicab...

  • Golden Ballot. (4 speeches)

    62. asked the Home Secretary whether there is to be an appeal in the case of the Golden Ballot prosecution; if so, if he will explain why the authorities are unwilling to accept the decision of...

  • Borstal System (Portland Prison). (8 speeches)

    63 and 64. asked the Home Secretary (I) if, considering the unsuitability of Portland Prison, by reason of its association, position, and environment, for the remedial treatment of juvenile...

  • Mounted Police (Horses). (2 speeches)

    65. asked the Home Secretary what is the number of horses purchased during the year ended 31st December, 1921, for the use of the mounted police; and what was the average cost per horse?

  • Workmen's Compensation. (3 speeches)

    66. asked the Home Secretary if he can make any statement as to the date at which the Workman's Compensation Bill will be brought forward?

  • SAFEGUARDING OF INDUSTRIES ACT, 1921 (REPEAL) (No. 2). (2 speeches)

    I beg to move, That leave be given to introduce a Bill to repeal the Safeguarding of Industries Act, 1921. As far as any evidence is available, it is safe to say that the Safeguarding of...