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  • Malicious Injuries Commission. (26 speeches)

    Colonel NEWMAN: 6. asked the Chief Secretary for Ireland whether, in view of the fact that on the decisions arrived at in some 10 cases by Lord Shaw's Commission the findings of the Commission in...

  • Royal Irish Constabulary. (4 speeches)

    8. asked the Chief Secretary if he is aware that the conditions laid down in Section 8 of the Revised Terms of Disbandment of the Royal Irish Constabulary are not being carried out; that constant...

  • Passengers (Safety Measures). (10 speeches)

    19. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether, in order to present undesirable persons travelling between Great Britain and Ireland, he will recommend as a temporary measure the...

  • Provisional Government (Munitions). (17 speeches)

    13. asked the Secretary of State for Air how many aeroplanes have been supplied to the Provisional Government of Southern Ireland and of what type; and if the aeroplanes so supplied have been...

  • Free State Army. (8 speeches)

    23. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what are the numbers of the army that the Irish Free State is entitled to maintain under the terms of the Treaty; and what is the number of...

  • Relief Committee. (25 speeches)

    24. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether the Committee over which the hon. Member for Chelsea presides is competent to award relief to Catholics as well as to Protestants; and...

  • Civil Aviation (Subsidies). (2 speeches)

    Mr. MALONE: 10. asked the Secretary of State for Air how much of the money allowed for civil aviation—subsidies, etc.—in the 1922–23 Estimates has not yet been allocated; how is...

  • Commercial Secretary in Chile. (8 speeches)

    14. asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department whether his attention has been drawn to the activity of the American and Spanish Governments in providing commercial...

  • Liquor Traffic (State Management). (2 speeches)

    17. asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what was the cost of conversion of the building formerly used as a post office at Carlisle into a licensed public-house; whether he is...

  • Mesopotamia (Mandated Territory). (10 speeches)

    20. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether the territory in Mesopotamia for which the British Empire has accepted a mandate is coterminous with the territory of King Feisal's...

  • Chief Secretary for Ireland. (6 speeches)

    Captain BENN: 27. asked the Prime Minister whether he can give a definite date for the termination of the office of Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, in accordance with the under...

  • Peace Treaties.
  • German Reparation. (12 speeches)

    Captain BENN: 28. asked the Prime Minister whether he can make any statement as to the present internal position in Germany and the reported request for a further moratorium in the payment of...

  • Asia Minor. (8 speeches)

    29. asked the Prime Minister if he is aware of the injury to British trade that is being caused by the continuance of military and naval warfare in Asia Minor and the coasts thereof; whether any...

  • General Wrangel's Army. (2 speeches)

    32. asked the Prime Minister whether the British Government makes or made any payment, direct or indirect, to the support of the trocps which form or formed a part of General Wrangel's Army in...

  • Hague Conference. (4 speeches)

    33. asked the Prime Minister if he will state the progress made at The Hague Conference, and the present position; when the Conference is expected to end; and, in the event of its sittings feeing...

  • Trusts and Combines. (2 speeches)

    34. asked the Prime Minister whether he is aware that on 9th March, 1921, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department announced in this House that it was the definite intention...

  • Housing.
  • National Survey. (4 speeches)

    37. asked the Prime Minister whether it is the intention of the Government to make a complete national survey of the whole of the housing accommodation in England, Scotland, and Wales, with a...

  • Rent Restrictions Act. (5 speeches)

    42. asked the Prime Minister the composition of the Committee that is to be set up to consider the question of the continuance and amendment of the Rent Restrictions Act which expires in June, 1923?

  • Edlington and Denaby Main. (4 speeches)

    56 and 57. asked the Minister of Health (1) whether he has received any Report on housing conditions at Edlington; whether he is aware that, of 924 houses inspected, 419 had lodgers or more than...

  • Honours Lists. (2 speeches)

    38. asked the Prime Minister whether the Government has taken into consideration the Resolution concerning the award of honours standing to the names of nearly 300 Members of the House: and...

  • Air Power. (11 speeches)

    39. asked the Prime Minister whether he is aware that the deputation from the Parliamentary Air Committee to be received by the Committee of Imperial Defence will not include any representative...

  • Nickel Coinage. (2 speeches)

    44 and 45. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what would be the saving per annum if nickel coinage of convenient size, comparable with that used in Belgium and France, was issued in place...

  • Income Tax (Arrears). (2 speeches)

    46. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what proportion of the £64,000,000, stated to be the amount of the arrears of Income Tax up to the end of May, has been now recovered; whether the...

  • Takoradi Harbour (Gold Coast). (4 speeches)

    48. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether the principal object of the Takoradi (Gold Coast) Harbour scheme is that of providing facilities for ships to load alongside and of...

  • Belgian Congo and Nigeria. (Palm Products). (2 speeches)

    49. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what is the rate per ton per mile for the railway transport of palm products in the Belgian Congo and Nigeria, respectively?

  • Post Office.
  • Imperial Wireless Chain. (4 speeches)

    50. asked the Postmaster-General if he can make a statement as to the intentions of the Government respecting the Imperial wireless chain?

  • Receipt Stamps. (3 speeches)

    51. asked the Postmaster-General if he is aware that there is some confusion in the public mind as to whether the l½d. postage stamp is or is not a valid receipt stamp; and will he have...

  • Registered Letters to Ireland. (4 speeches)

    52. asked the Postmaster-General whether postmasters have been instructed to inform persons sending registered letters to Ireland not to put O.H.M.S. on the letters?

  • Nottingham Guardians (Gifts to Children). (2 speeches)

    53. asked the Minister of Health whether the Nottingham Board of Guardians have asked him for permission to give 1d. per week to well-behaved children in their care under 10 years of age and 2d....

  • Board of Guardians, Poplar (Audit). (2 speeches)

    54. asked the Minister of Health if he is aware that the Mayor of Poplar stated publicly that the Guardians of Poplar had at the present moment 17 Government auditors going through their books;...

  • Port of London (Trade Dispute). (4 speeches)

    55. asked the Minister of Health whether he is aware that an agreement was entered into between the London employers and the joint standing committee representing the workmen of the Port of...

  • Local Authorities (Debt) (2 speeches)

    59. asked the Minister of Health the amount of the outstanding debt of the local authorities of England and Wales, with the amount of the interest charges thereon, for the latest complete...

  • Smoke Abatement. (5 speeches)

    60. asked the Minister of Health why proceedings are not taken against the persons owning furnaces and factories or buildings used for trade which fail to consume the smoke emitted from their...

  • Unemployment.
  • Necessitous Areas. (2 speeches)

    81. asked the Minister of Labour whether his Department has yet evolved an exact definition of the expression necessitous area, and whether, in that case, he will state what it is?

  • Benefit (Rose E. Edwards). (2 speeches)

    Mr. FOOT: 62. asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware that Rose E. Edwards, of Chippenham (unemployment book 134/K, 14,933), employed until recently at a milk factory, whose unemployment...

  • Transport.
  • Heavy Vehicles (Reflectors). (2 speeches)

    67. asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Transport, whether he will issue Regulations for all chars-a-banc, lorries, wagons, vans, and other heavy vehicles to be provided with...

  • Road Vehicles (Deparmental Committees). (2 speeches)

    68. asked the Parliament ary Secretary to the Ministry of Transport why he has refused the taxi-cab and hackney carriage proprietors of England any representation whatever upon the Departmental...

  • Trackless Trolleys. (2 speeches)

    69. asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Transport, whether he can state the policy of his Department towards trackless trolleys; and whether, in view of the need of efficient...

  • War Risks Compensation. (8 speeches)

    70. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether there is any appeal tribunal to which rejected claims to pension under the war risks compensation scheme can be submitted at the request of...

  • Old Age Pensions. (2 speeches)

    71. asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury whether, in the case of old age pensions, pension officers reckon the income on savings in the Post Office Bank at 5 per cent., although only...

  • British Army.
  • Disbanded Irish Battalions. (2 speeches)

    Brigadier-General Sir HACKET PAIN: 73. asked the Secretary of State for War, whether, having regard to the decision to disband the second battalions of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers and the...

  • War Department Lands, Malta. (4 speeches)

    75. asked the Secretary of State for War whether His Majesty's Government are contemplating the transfer to the Civil Government of Malta of lands hitherto under control of the War Department,...

  • Tibet (British Mining Expert). (2 speeches)

    78. asked the Under-Secretary of State for India whether Tibet has asked for the loan of British advisers in any capacity; and whether, in that event, any recommendations are being made or have...

  • Ex-Inspector Syme. (13 speeches)

    (by Private Notice) asked the Home Secretary whether ex-inspector John Syme was released from Pentonville Prison yester- day at 11 o'clock, after nine days' hunger and thirst strike; whether he...