Oral Answers to Questions — Ex-Service Men.

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  • Board of Education. (2 speeches)

    Major C. LOWTHER: 59. asked the President of the Board of Education how many ex-service men employed in a temporary capacity competed at the recent examinations for the clerical class; how many...

  • Royal Commission on Sugar Supplies. (2 speeches)

    88. asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury how many non-service men, and how many women, are employed in the Royal Commission on Sugar Supplies in a temporary capacity; and what steps he...

  • Government Departments. (2 speeches)

    92. asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury whether, in considering economies in the Government service, ex-service men will be kept on in preference to the 230 conscientious objectors now...

  • Arab Rulers (Subsidies). (10 speeches)

    52. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what are the names of the Arab rulers in Asia to whom subsidies are paid out of British taxes; and what amounts are paid to each?

  • British Farina Mills (Law Costs). (6 speeches)

    Captain COOTE: 53. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether the law costs of the defendants in the recent action of R. E. Pratt, Limited, versus the British Farina Mills, were borne by the...

  • Greece (Loans). (10 speeches)

    Mr. DOYLE: 57. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if his attention has been called to the fact that the attempt to float a Greek loan of £15,000,000 in London is greatly resented by...

  • Factories and Workshops (Welfare). (2 speeches)

    70. asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will circularise all industrial manufacturers giving details of the expert literature issued by his office bearing upon welfare...

  • Police (Pay). (2 speeches)

    71. asked the Home Secretary whether, seeing that the police force in rural districts draw the same scale of pay as in the Metropolitan area, where the cost of living is much higher, he will take...

  • Carmarthen Prison. (2 speeches)

    78. asked the Home Secretary the amount of savings that it is estimated the closing of Carmarthen Prison will effect; how it is proposed to deal with remand cases, and, if this prison is closed,...

  • Fish Import Duties (France). (2 speeches)

    29. asked the Prime Minister whether he is aware that the import duty on British fish entering France has been or is about to be increased from 20 francs to 55 francs per 100 kilos and that the...

  • Armenians. (7 speeches)

    30. asked the Prime Minister whether the British representatives at the forthcoming conference on Near Eastern problems will be instructed to carry out the pledge of the Allies, endorsed by the...

  • Cancer. (2 speeches)

    31. asked the Prime Minister whether, in view of the increase in mortality from cancer, and the urgent necessity for investigating the origin of this disease, and the best form of treatment, he...

  • Sunday Conferences. (2 speeches)

    36. asked the Prime Minister whether, in order to reduce Sunday labour to a minimum and in the interests of the observance of Sunday, he is prepared to use his influence to avoid the holding of...

  • Allotment Holders (Scotland). (4 speeches)

    Lieut.-Colonel A. MURRAY: 40. asked the Lord Privy Seal if he can now state whether a separate Bill relating to allotment holders will be introduced for Scotland?

  • Washington Conference (Savings). (2 speeches)

    Captain TUDOR-REES: 42. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he can state the approximate saving in the Estimates for the forthcoming Financial Year to be effected in consequence of the...

  • Questions to Ministers. (25 speeches)

    64. asked the President of the Board of Education whether he is aware that some of the economies proposed by the Committee on National Expenditure are in the nature of a transfer of charge from...

  • National Expenditure (Indian Army). (2 speeches)

    Major D. C. BROWN: (by Private Notice) asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer, in connection with his statement yesterday in regard to the Geddes Committee's Army figures, whether he can state...