Sir Francis Blake

Former MP for Berwick-upon-Tweed

Recent appearances

  • Clause 3. — (Power of sheriff to excuse juror from attendance.) 9 May 1922

    I beg to move, in paragraph (b), leave out the words if the court or judge so require. The reason I move this manuscript Amendment is that the words of the Clause do not express the real state of affairs so far as the preparation of the jury list is concerned. If this was really done by the sheriff, or was done with the cognisance and under consultation with the sheriff, it would not be...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Secondary Education, Bedlixctoxshire. 1 May 1922

    50. asked the President of the Board of Education whether he is aware of the urgent need for the provision of facilities for secondary education in the industrial district of Bedlingtonshire, Northumberland, and of the unanimous resolution passed by the county council in favour of the establishment of the school; whether the Board of Education has refused to sanction the purchase of the site;...
  • Civil Services and Revenue Departments Estimates, 1921–22.: Class I. 25 May 1921

    I want to ask a question of the Minister under the heading of "Agricultural Wages Board." It is with reference to the local wages boards. My information and my experience are that these boards at a very large number of their meetings serve no object at all. They are overruled constantly, and they find that the rulings made by the principal wages board in London render it quite unnecessary...

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