Mr William Martin

Former MP for Dunbartonshire

Recent appearances

  • Orders of the Day — Supply.: Road and Bridge (February, 1924) Programme. 30 Jul 1924

    In rising for the first time, I appeal for that indulgence which is usually shown to those hon. Members delivering their maiden speeches. I take it that the purpose of this Debate to-day is not simply to make political capital out of the distresses of the unemployed and the under-employed; I take it that the purpose is to try and ascertain what can be done for the unemployed man, and I make...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Documentary Evidence. 25 Jun 1924

    23. asked the Minister of Labour if he is aware that many labour employment committees are demanding the production of documentary evidence that work is being sought; that this is proving a great hardship in many cases, as owing to the number calling at certain works the foremen refuse to grant such evidence; and will he consider placing the onus upon the local committee to satisfy themselves...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Alexandria, Dumbarton, Exchange. 21 May 1924

    34. asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware that the unemployed in that district have to sign at the Alexandria (Dumbarton) Exchange four days a week; that this reacts against the men seeking employment, as it necessitates travelling to Dumbarton, Clydebank, and Glasgow, the, latter 20 miles away; and that the only hopeful days of visiting works are Monday and Tuesday, on which days...

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