Results 1–20 of 802 for speaker:Mr William Adamson

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland (Red Biddy). (31 Jul 1931)

Mr William Adamson: I am making inquiries into this matter, and I will communicate with the hon. Member when these inquiries are completed.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland (Red Biddy). (31 Jul 1931)

Mr William Adamson: I think so.

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Rural Authorities Bill (Advisory Committees). (30 Jul 1931)

Mr William Adamson: The names of the persons whom it is proposed to appoint as members of the committee referred to are as follow:

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Liquor Traffic (State Management). (28 Jul 1931)

Mr William Adamson: The reply to the first part of the question is in the affirmative. The Royal Commission did not invite the police, the local advisory committee or any of the county or town councils to give evidence. I am informed, however, that the Royal Commission made a public announcement which gave the county and town councils an opportunity to offer evidence, but they did not do so. In dealing with this...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Registry of Sasines (Clerks). (21 Jul 1931)

Mr William Adamson: The Committee have lost no time in completing their inquiry, and I understand that the report is being sent to the printers for proof to-day. I shall do everything possible to expedite publication, when the report is received.

Orders of the Day — Small Landholders and Agricultural Holdings (Scotland) Bill.: Clause 8. — (Amendment of provisions as to resumption of holdings.) (21 Jul 1931)

Mr William Adamson: I beg to move, "That this House doth agree with the Lords in the said Amendment." I would like to give effect to the desire of hon. Members that I should take up as little time as possible in discussing these Amendments, which were all fully debated, not only in the House, but in the Committee upstairs. The issues that are before us are very clear, and have already been put by the right hon....

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Public Education, Scotland. (16 Jul 1931)

Mr William Adamson: I wish to present briefly to the Committee the main features of the Estimate in respect of public education in Scotland. The net total asked for is £7,582,000 which is an increase of £384,000 on last year's figures, or, roughly 5 per cent. When we come to analyse the elements which contribute to this result we find some very interesting facts. As hon. Members know, about 98 per cent. of the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Fishing Industry. (14 Jul 1931)

Mr William Adamson: Statistics for the individual smaller ports are not readily available, but I shall circulate in the OFFICIAL REPORT a statement giving figures for each of the districts on the West Coast and for all the principal ports, which I hope will supply the information desired by the hon. and gallant Member.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Agricultural Workers (Unemployment). (2 Jul 1931)

Mr William Adamson: The answer is in the negative. There are on the live register at the various Employment Exchanges in Scotland 644 men and 65 women describing themselves as agricultural workers, but these figures cannot be regarded as giving any reliable guide to the extent of unemployment in agriculture.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Agricultural Workers (Unemployment). (2 Jul 1931)

Mr William Adamson: They are entitled to apply for poor relief.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Motor Traffic, Partick. (30 Jun 1931)

Mr William Adamson: I am informed that the road in question is well policed with officers on point duty and on beat duty, as well as by cycle and motor patrols, and that everything possible is done by the police to prevent speeding or reckless driving. The total number of accidents occurring in the road in which motor omnibuses were involved up to 26th June in the present year was nine less than the number in...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Motor Traffic, Partick. (30 Jun 1931)

Mr William Adamson: I have already said that the police are keeping a close eye on the speed.

Orders of the Day — Supply. (25 Jun 1931)

Mr William Adamson: Those Estimates cover many important activities, and I can only hope to break the ground for discussion of some of them. Fortunately, hon. Members have available to them the Annual Report of the Department for 1930, and I think it will suit the convenience of the Committee if, in the main, with here and there an exception, I take the facts and figures for last year as read. Housing bulks...

Orders of the Day — Supply. (25 Jun 1931)

Mr William Adamson: It is a committee which I appointed in 1930 to enable the Health Department to inquire closely into the health of school children whose parents are unemployed. Those who are responsible for the school health service will receive great encouragement from the comparison which has been made of school children in some of the larger centres in the sessions 1919–20, 1924–25, and 1929–30....

Orders of the Day — Supply. (25 Jun 1931)

Mr William Adamson: It was a legacy, not a heifer.

Orders of the Day — Supply. (25 Jun 1931)

Mr William Adamson: I beg to ask leave to withdraw the Motion.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Sanatoria (Juvenile Patients). (23 Jun 1931)

Mr William Adamson: I am informed that the numbers of patients under 18 years in Robroyston Hospital, Mearnskirk Hospital and Bellfield Sanatorium are 144, 443 and 44 respectively. I regret that the information asked in the latter part of the question is not available.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Sanatoria (Juvenile Patients). (23 Jun 1931)

Mr William Adamson: If the hon. Gentleman will make the suggestion to get the information, I shall be glad to consider it.

Orders of the Day — Probation of Offenders (Scotland) Bill.: Clause 3. — (Probation Committees.) (5 Jun 1931)

Mr William Adamson: I beg to move, in page 3, line 21, after the word "persons," to insert the words: (of whom at least one shall be a woman).


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