Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.

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  • Income Tax Arrears, South Wales. (5 speeches)

    36. asked the Home Secretary, in view of the present acute poverty arising from low wages and unemployment, especially in South Wales and Monmouthshire, if he will take steps to prevent the...

  • Relief Works. (4 speeches)

    Mr. T. THOMSON: 78. asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury what balances remain unexpended of the various funds to provide work for the unemployed; and what further financial provision the...

  • Casual Labourers. (2 speeches)

    92. asked the Minister of Labour if he is aware of the deep-rooted discontent in the minds of a very large number of casual labourers in all parts of the country on account of the waiting period...

  • Petition for Release (F. Benton). (4 speeches)

    Major C. LOWTHER: 38. asked the Home Secretary whether his attention has been called to the case of Frederick Benton, now serving a sentence of imprisonment; whether he has received a petition...

  • Legal Proceedings (Duplication). (4 speeches)

    Major C. LOWTHER: 39. asked the Home Secretary whether his attention has been called to the remarks made by the learned judge on Saturday, when charging the grand jury at Hereford, as to the...

  • Mormon Propaganda. (2 speeches)

    40 asked the Home Secretary whether he has completed his investigations into the activities, etc., of the Mormon missionaries in this country; and whether he is yet in a position to make any...

  • Police Evidence (O. G. Wyatt). (2 speeches)

    Major C. LOWTHER: asked the Home Secretary whether his attention has been called to the remarks made by the Chairman of the London Sessions on 15th February, when allowing the appeal of Oliver...

  • Taxicabs. (2 speeches)

    42. asked the Home Secretary whether, in consultation with the Metropolitan Police authorities, he will consider in what way a better class of motor taxi-cab hackney carriages can be encouraged...

  • Aliens (Naturalisation). (6 speeches)

    43. asked the Home Secretary the number of applications for naturalisation which have been in his Department for more than 12 months: and is he prepared to consider the advisability of increasing...

  • Police Women. (4 speeches)

    Mr. MALONE: 44. asked the Home Secretary whether, in view of his statement made in the House on 25th October concerning the great value of police women, he can give an assurance that he will...

  • Matches (Tax). (2 speeches)

    Mr. DOYLE: 47. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he is aware that the tax on matches is being largely used by dealers as a desire to further profiteering; and whether, in preparing the...

  • Crown Colonies and Protectorates (Development). (4 speeches)

    48. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether, since all questions concerning the development of Crown Colonies and Protectorates by private enterprise are passed, on the advice of the...

  • Excess Profits Ditty and War Assets. (2 speeches)

    50. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much has been realised to the latest available date of the £120,000,000 estimated for Excess Profits Duty and £158,500,000 estimated for...

  • War Loans (Interest). (5 speeches)

    52. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware that in 1844 the Chancellor of the Exchequer reduced the rate of interest of Consols from 3½1 per cent. to 3 per cent.; that in...

  • German Reparation. (8 speeches)

    Colonel NEWMAN: 53. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he can give the estimate of the total amount in sterling or gold marks which this country will have received from Germany by way...

  • Sugar Beet (Excise Duty). (4 speeches)

    57. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware that, in consequence of the abnormal losses of the last two seasons, the continuance of the two experimental sugar-beet factories is...