Sir Robert Lister

Former MP for Stroud

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Unemployment Relief Works (Land Drainage). 29 May 1922

    91. asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he is aware that the Gloucester County Council has passed a resolution with reference to the refusal of the Government to make further grants out of the Unemployment Fund towards the cost of land drainage; and whether, in view of the special circumstances mentioned in this case, the Government will reconsider their decision?
  • Orders of the Day — Rating of Machinery Bill. 28 Apr 1922

    I welcome the advent of this Bill. I think it is a Measure that would have the effect of putting right what is now in a state of chaos. Were it not for the good sense and the knowledge of our great valuers who value for the rating authorities, this Bill would have been introduced before, and would have been pressed to a Division and passed by every Member of this House. It has been said that...
  • Orders of the Day — Unemployment Insurance Bill.: New Clause. — (Amendment of First Schedule of Principal Act.) 27 Jun 1921

    I beg to move, "That the Clause be read a Second time." The object of the Amendment is to exempt the police from the payment of unemployment levy. These men are not likely to be unemployed except for disobedience or neglect of duty.

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