Results 1–20 of 25 for speaker:Mr George Banton

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Air Force (Administration). (11 Mar 1924)

Mr George Banton: On a point of Order. Is it right that an hon. Member should attribute motives of that kind to another hon. Member?

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Evictions. (21 Jan 1924)

Mr George Banton: Have any representations been received from boards of guardians with regard to people who have been made homeless by the Act?

ALLOTMENTS BILL [Lords].: Clause 7. — (Amendment of statutory provisions as to compulsory acquisition of land for allotments, 9 & 10 Geo. 5, c. 59, 8 Edw. 7, c. 36.) (2 Aug 1922)

Mr George Banton: What guarantee have we that the Lords will accept the amended Amendment? We all regret that the Lords have put this obstacle in the way. The allottee and the local authorities have a right to be considered, and this senseless Amendment of the Lords ought to be strongly protested against by this House. We are helpless in the matter, because we dare not let the Bill drop, owing to the great...

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: General Sir Ivor Maxse (Speech). (1 Aug 1922)

Mr George Banton: Can the House be supplied with a correct report of the speech?

Constabulary (Ireland) Bill.: (c) SEPARATION ALLOWANCE. (1 Aug 1922)

Mr George Banton: I beg to move, as an Amendment to the Lords Amendment, in the First Schedule, Part I, paragraph 4, to leave out the words "may, if they think fit" ["the Treasury may, if they think fit"], and to insert instead thereof the word "shall." The alteration of the word "shall" for "may" was originally agreed to by this House.

Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants.: Disability Pensions. (31 Jul 1922)

Mr George Banton: 102. asked the Minister of Pensions if he is aware that boards of guardians are passing resolutions of protest against the manner in which the disability pensions of ex-service men, still unfit for work, are being discontinued, which has commenced and will continue to cause them to apply for relief on behalf of themselves and their families, thus placing upon local ratepayers an unfair...

Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants.: Widows and Orphans. (31 Jul 1922)

Mr George Banton: 103. asked the Minister of Pensions whether he has received resolutions from boards of guardians protesting against the Regulations that deprive war widows and orphans of the pensions that the country intended to give to all dependants of men who died, from disabilities received in the Service; and, if so, can those. Regulations be rescinded?

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Air Estimates, 1922–23. (27 Jul 1922)

Mr George Banton: I beg to second the Amendment. I very much regret the necessity of bringing forward a matter of this kind. It seems to me that the case put by my hon. Friend the Member for North Camberwell (Mr. Ammon) is unanswerable, and under the circumstances we shall be pleased to hear what the Chancellor of the Exchequer has to say in justification of the position which has been taken up. This is a most...

Oral Answers to Questions — Safeguarding of Industries Act.: Lunacy Acts (Statutory Forms). (4 Jul 1922)

Mr George Banton: 66. asked the Minister of Health whether he will promote legislation to amend the Lunacy Acts, 1890 and 1891, so as to enable statutory forms to be altered by substituting the words mental patient for pauper lunatic, mental hospital for lunatic asylum, and institution for workhouse?

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill.: New Clause. — (Deduction in respect of daughter acting as housekeper to widower.) (21 Jun 1922)

Mr George Banton: I may have come to this House with a certain bias. I have frequently heard and read the phrase "class legislation," and having had the experience of the last few days, one cannot but be impressed that there has been a certain amount of truth in the statements I have heard and read, that you do come across this bias in favour of a class. We may be charged with the same bias, that we are in...

Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants.: Pre-War Pensioners. (20 Jun 1922)

Mr George Banton: 67. asked the Minister of Pensions when the Regulations as to increase of pensions in the case of former war pensioners who were again invalided in the Great War will be issued?

Orders of the Day — SUMMER TIME BILL [Lords]. (14 Jun 1922)

Mr George Banton: I should like to speak, not for the agriculturist, but for the town workers, and to express their appreciation of this Measure, and their desire that it should be continued. I am a townsman; I come into contact with the workers in industrial centres; and their appreciation would be much greater if the hours of Daylight Saving were further extended. I have heard the view expressed thousands of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Poor Law Relief. (25 May 1922)

Mr George Banton: 72. asked the Minister of Health if he has given his definition of destitution and adequate relief to those who have the administration of poor relief, so that they may know at what point they may avoid surcharge?

Orders of the Day — Navy and Army Pre-War Pensioners. (17 May 1922)

Mr George Banton: I beg to move, That, in the opinion of this House, the provisions of the Pensions (Increase) Act, 1920, are inadequate in meeting the case of the Navy and Army pensioner, who has been unable to save during the period of his employment by the State, and who, after long periods of service in all parts of the British Empire, has been thrown on the labour market unskilled, and often broken down...

Orders of the Day — Navy and Army Pre-War Pensioners. (17 May 1922)

Mr George Banton: The Financial Secretary to the Treasury, speaking in the House of Commons on the 21st February last, with regard to Civil Service pensions, stated that for a postman to be r tired on 20s. a week would be a disgrace to the nation, and we agreed. But many Navy and Army pensioners have pensions of 7s. to 10s. 6d. per week, and this includes the 50 per cent. increase under the Act of 1920....

Orders of the Day — Navy and Army Pre-War Pensioners. (17 May 1922)

Mr George Banton: I do not remember decrying the Empire nor speaking against it I only appealed to those who firmly believe in it.

Orders of the Day — Navy and Army Pre-War Pensioners. (17 May 1922)

Mr George Banton: rose in Ives place, and claimed to move, "That the Question be now put," but Mr. Speaker withheld his assent, and declined then to put that Question.

Orders of the Day — Navy and Army Pre-War Pensioners. (17 May 1922)

Mr George Banton: rose in his place, and claimed to move, "That the Question be now put," but Mr. Speaker withheld his assent, and declined then to put that Question.

Orders of the Day — Navy and Army Pre-War Pensioners. (17 May 1922)

Mr George Banton: rose in his place, and claimed to move, "That the Question be now put," but Mr. Speaker withheld his assent, and declined then to put that Question.

Oral Answers to Questions — Budget.: Miscellaneous Special Receipts. (10 May 1922)

Mr George Banton: 96. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what are the details of the miscellaneous special receipts, amounting to £90,000,000, estimated to be received in the year to 31st March, 1923; and what are the actual comparative figures for the year to 31st March, 1922?


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