Results 101–120 of 159 for speaker:Mr James Couper

Oral Answers to Questions — General Strike (Police Duty). (14 Feb 1927)

Mr James Couper: Does that warrant apply to services rendered during the recent general strike?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Military Knights of Windsor. (27 Jul 1926)

Mr James Couper: Am I to understand that a Presbyterian and a Methodist will now be eligible for appointment to this Order?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Military Knights of Windsor. (27 Jul 1926)

Mr James Couper: I ask the right hon. Gentleman to accept our thanks—[HON. MEMBERS: "Speech!"]—for the very kind way in which he has met us—

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Trade Dispute.: Bird Sanctuaries, Scotland. (7 Jul 1926)

Mr James Couper: Is it not a fact that a great deal of ignorance is being displayed by hon. Gentlemen who ask such questions?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Rosyth Naval and Military Hostels. (6 Jul 1926)

Mr James Couper: asked the hon. and gallant Member for Tonbridge, as representing the Charity Commissioners, whether he is aware that £16,000 was subscribed in Scotland in 1917 for the construction of naval and military hostels by the Salvation Army in Rosyth, and that this sum is in the hands of the Charity Commission, together with £4,000 received as profits of then existing hostels; and whether in view...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Rosyth Naval and Military Hostels. (6 Jul 1926)

Mr James Couper: As the money was almost exclusively provided from Scottish sources, and as many of the subscribers have either died or are not available, will the hon. and gallant Member undertake, in cases where it is impossible to get into communication with them, that their subscriptions shall be earmarked for expenditure in Scotland on a similar scheme in connection with either the Army or the Navy?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Military Knights of Windsor. (29 Jun 1926)

Mr James Couper: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that there is no Episcopal Church of Scotland? The Church of Scotland is Presbyterian.

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Military Knights of Windsor. (29 Jun 1926)

Mr James Couper: 17. asked the Secretary of State for War whether it is a condition of the order that Military Knights of Windsor must be members or adherents of the Church of England?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Military Knights of Windsor. (29 Jun 1926)

Mr James Couper: As this is a matter of considerabe interest and importance to the Presbyterian Church of Scotland, I beg to give notice that I shall raise it on the Adjournment.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Irish Harvesters in Great Britain. (29 Jun 1926)

Mr James Couper: 33. asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware that labour is being imported from Ireland to the West of Scotland for the hay or potato harvest; and can he state how many Irish harvesters have arrived on the Clyde since the 15th May?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Irish Harvesters in Great Britain. (29 Jun 1926)

Mr James Couper: Is the hon. Member aware that within the last 14 days one party of 600 arrived by steamer from Donegal to Glasgow? Is there not sufficient labour unemployed at the present time in Glasgow and the West of Scotland to do such work?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Irish Harvesters in Great Britain. (29 Jun 1926)

Mr James Couper: Will the hon. Member see that the unemployed in Glasgow and the West of Scotland have the offer of such work before these men are imported?

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: Anthrax (Shaving Brushes). (24 Jun 1926)

Mr James Couper: 16. asked the Minister of Health whether there have been any cases of anthrax, contracted through infected shaving brushes, since the beginning of the year; if so, how many; and what steps have been taken to prevent any recurrence from similar sources?

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: Contributory Pensions Act. (24 Jun 1926)

Mr James Couper: 17. asked the Minister of Health how many voluntary contributors have become insured under the widows', orphans' and contributory old age pension scheme; and whether it is proposed to extend the period beyond the 4th July on which the scheme will be open for the admission of voluntary insured persons?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Tattoos, Glasgow and Edinburgh. (22 Jun 1926)

Mr James Couper: 18. asked the Secretary of State for War whether arrangements have been completed for a military tattoo in Glasgow, and on what date it will take place; and whether he will consent to a detachment of the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve taking part in either or both the tattoos at Glasgow and Edinburgh?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Empire Exhibition.: Guarantees. (21 Jun 1926)

Mr James Couper: 21. asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department what was the total amount of guarantees for the British Empire Exhibition, and if all the guarantors have paid their guarantees?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Royal Scots' Colours. (27 Apr 1926)

Mr James Couper: is the hon. and gallant Gentleman aware that the crest which appears on the pikestaff of the Colours is not that which appropriate to the Royal Crest of Scotland?

Adjournment (Easter).: Omnibuses, London. (1 Apr 1926)

Mr James Couper: I beg to call your attention, Mr. Speaker, to the fact that there is not a quorum present.

Adjournment (Easter).: Omnibuses, London. (1 Apr 1926)

Mr James Couper: If you wish it, Sir, I desire to withdraw my Motion.

Adjournment (Easter).: Omnibuses, London. (1 Apr 1926)

Mr James Couper: I wish to ask you, Mr. Speaker, if it is in Order for an hon. Member on the other side to say in regard to my request, "Have I been put up to it by the Combine "?


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