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  • Steamship "cygnet" (Horses). (4 speeches)

    47. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware that on 8th July 14 horses were booked to be shipped from the island of Tiree to Oban per steamship "Cygnet" on 12th instant,...

  • Stornoway Mail Steamer (Fisher Girls' Accommodation). (3 speeches)

    48. asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he will bear in mind, in his negotiations for the new fast Stornoway mail steamer, the need for proper accommodation for the large numbers of...

  • Shops Act (Prosecution, Oban). (4 speeches)

    49. asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether his attention has been drawn to the recent prosecution under the Shops Act, 1912, of Robert Lindsay and five other jewellers in Oban; is he...

  • Infantile Mortality, Camlachie Division. (2 speeches)

    50. asked the Secretary of State for Scotland the infantile mortality rate for the Mile End,. Whitevale, and Dennistoun wards in the Camlachie Parliamentary Division for the quarters ended in...

  • Factory Accident, Arbroath. (2 speeches)

    54. asked the Home Secretary whether he has had his attention drawn to the death of a woman weaver in an Arbroath factory; is he aware that this woman was 62 years of age and was engaged, along...

  • Coal Mining Industry.
  • Wages. (8 speeches)

    51. asked the Secretary for Mines what is the percentage increase in colliery workers' average earnings per shift over those of July, 1914; how this percentage compares with the increase in the...

  • Accident Case, Askern, Doncaster. (5 speeches)

    52. asked the secretary of State for the Home Department whether his attention has been called to the case of F. Hughes, Mount Pleasant, Askern, near Doncaster, who met with an accident at the...

  • Industrial and Reformatory Schools. (2 speeches)

    53. asked the Home Secretary the cost per head per week of the upkeep of boys and girls in industrial and reformatory schools in the years 1918 and 1926, respectively?

  • Lord Mayors (Titular Distinction). (7 speeches)

    55. asked the Home Secretary whether he has in any other recent cases besides that of Liverpool given an intimation that a lord mayor is not entitled to the designation The Right Honourable?

  • Civil Service (Ex-Service Men). (7 speeches)

    56. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether, with regard to the forthcoming open competitive examination for the admission of girls and boys to the general and departmental clerical classes...

  • Municipal Savings Banks. (2 speeches)

    60. asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury whether he has appointed a committee to inquire into the advisability of establishing municipal savings banks; and, if so, whether an early...

  • Crown Colonies and Protectorates.
  • Palestine and Trans-Jordan (Earthquake). (7 speeches)

    61. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether it is intended to make any grant for the alleviation of suffering and damage by the earthquake in Palestine?

  • Natives, Kenya (Assaults). (2 speeches)

    63. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether, in connection with the assault on a native reported recently by Archdeacon Owen, he will consider favourably the printing of information...

  • British Guiana (Woremen's Compensation). (2 speeches)

    64. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he is aware that the Workmen's Compensation Acts are not in force in British Guiana; and whether, in view of the fact that a recent...

  • Water Supply, Blackwell, Derbyshire. (4 speeches)

    34. asked the Minister of Health whether he has received complaints as to the shortage of water supplies in the area of the Blackwell Rural Council of Derbyshire; whether an inspector from his...

  • Naval Armaments (Geneva Conference).
  • Sir a. Chamberlain's Statement. (10 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether any statement can be made to-day on the subject of the dis-cussions at Geneva on naval policy?

  • Attorney-General (Speech, Emsworth). (5 speeches)

    9. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, as representing the Prime Minister, whether his attention has been called to the speech of the Attorney-General at Emsworth on 22nd July last,...

  • Royal Navy (Statistics). (4 speeches)

    11. asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether he can give in a tabular statement the number of battleships, cruisers, destroyers, submarines, torpedo-boats, minelayers, and aircraft carriers...

  • Bills Presented.
  • Unemployment Insurance Bill,

    "to amend the Unemployment Insurance Acts, 1920 to 1926," presented by Sir ARTHUR STEEL-MAITLAND; supported by Mr. Chamberlain, Mr. McNeill, Mr. Betterton, and the Solicitor-General; to be read a...

  • Expiring Laws Continuance Bill,

    "to continue certain expiring laws," presented by Mr. McNEILL; to be read a Second time upon Tuesday, 8th November,, and to be printed. [Bill 191.]