Results 1–20 of 23 for speaker:Mr James Dawes

Oral Answers to Questions — Motor Cars (Speed Limit). (7 Jun 1921)

Mr James Dawes: 25. asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether his attention has been called to recent letters in the motoring press from Captain E. B. K. Shipwright describing a motor-car run from London to St. Ives, Cornwall, and back at an average speed of over 33 miles per hour, from Mr. A. W. Stevens describing a motor-car run from Newquay to Ealing at an approximately similar speed,...

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Re-Clothing. (15 Jun 1920)

Mr James Dawes: 15. asked the Secretary of State for War whether it is intended to use gold lace in the proposed new uniforms for officers?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Re-Clothing. (15 Jun 1920)

Mr James Dawes: 16. asked the Secretary of State for War whether any allowance will be made to officers to defray the cost of the proposed new uniforms; if so, how much; and whether this item is included in the estimated expenditure of £3,000,000?

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Production.: Profiteering Act (Lamp Glasses). (19 Apr 1920)

Mr James Dawes: 13. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware that on the 12th November, 1919, the Southwark Profiteering Committee referred to his Department an alleged case of profiteering in lamp glasses; that on the 10th April the Committee were informed that a preliminary investigation would be held on the 23rd April; whether he can give any explanation of this delay of over five...

Oral Answers to Questions — Profiteering Act. (15 Mar 1920)

Mr James Dawes: 63. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether representations have been made in his Department by profiteering committees urging that they should have power to inquire into cases of alleged profiteering by wholesalers; and whether it is the intention of the Government to give effect to such representations?

Oral Answers to Questions — Profiteering Act. (15 Mar 1920)

Mr James Dawes: 64. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether his attention has been called to three cases of alleged profiteering by wholesalers which were referred to his Department by the Southwark Profiteering Committee on the 13th November, 1919, 17th December, 1919, and 19th December, 1919, respectively, and inquiry into which cases was promised by the Department, but of which nothing has been...

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Dutch Petroleum Company. (16 Feb 1920)

Mr James Dawes: 48. asked the Prime Minister whether he will say how many shares of the Royal Dutch Petroleum Company were expropriated by the Government in 1917; what is the capital appreciation of the shares on their value on 10th February, 1920; what amount has been paid in dividends since the shares were taken over; whether the Government is officially represented on the board of direction of the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Railway Administration.: Aliens (Grant to Dependants). (3 Nov 1919)

Mr James Dawes: 74. asked the Minister of Health whether his Department has intimated to boards of guardians that the Government Grant hitherto made to the British-born wives of interned and repatriated aliens will cease oh the 31st December next, thus throwing such persons on to the local rates; and whether, as the internment and repatriation of the above-mentioned aliens was a national and not a local...

Oral Answers to Questions — Old Age Pensions.: Inquiry by Committee. (30 Oct 1919)

Mr James Dawes: 97 asked the Minister of Health (1), whether hunger which an old age pensioner cannot satisfy out of his pension or other means is a disease entitling him to receive Poor Law medical assistance, including food, without being thereby disqualified for his pension; (2) what information he has as to the number of old age pensioners who are suffering hardship owing to the lack of food or comforts;...

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill.: New Clause. — (Charity Lands to be Assessable under Schedule D.) (16 Jul 1919)

Mr James Dawes: I want to add a word to support the new Clause, because it very largely affects a constituency such as the one I represent. In the borough of Southwark, of which I am one of the Members," we have not a single park. We have a churchyard or two and a, recreation ground, and we are therefore driven out to the playing fields to which reference has been made. I would like to add to what the right...

Orders of the Day — Ministry of Ways and Communications Bill: Clause 19. — (Staff and Remuneration.) (8 Jul 1919)

Mr James Dawes: I think that I am rather like the voice of one crying in the wilderness in supporting the proposal of the Government. My hon. Friend the Member for Twickenham said that he would like to have the heads of placemen in the Government, but I would suggest the the heads of those who in Committee upstairs and elsewhere have been advocating private interests are the heads which should fall. As the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Peace Celebrations.: Procession (South London). (7 Jul 1919)

Mr James Dawes: 73. asked the Prime Minister whether a procession through London is to form part of the Peace celebrations on 19th July; and, if so, can arrangements be made for it to pass through some part of South London?

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office (Caretaker Operators). (26 Jun 1919)

Mr James Dawes: Did the right hon. Gentleman say the Holt Committee recommended a continuous thirty-nine hours?

Oral Answers to Questions — Abyssinian Corporation, Limited. (4 Jun 1919)

Mr James Dawes: 37. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the Foreign Office have in any one case previous to that of the Abyssinian Corporation, Limited, authorised the publication of an official letter recommending an issue of shares by a privately-promoted company; and why the State should not share in the profits made by the promoters of the Abyssinian Corporation, Limited, in view of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Abyssinian Corporation. (2 Jun 1919)

Mr James Dawes: 41. asked the Under-secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether his attention has been called to an advertisement published in the Press of the 29th May, 1919, inviting subscriptions for shares of a company called the Abyssinian Corporation, Limited, in which appears a letter, dated 13th May, 1919, from the Foreign Office addressed to Messrs. Erlangers, the promoters of the issue, which...

Oral Answers to Questions — Abyssinian Corporation. (2 Jun 1919)

Mr James Dawes: Would my hon. Friend tell me whether the Government are receiving anything from Messrs. Erlangers in consideration of the eminent services rendered?

Oral Answers to Questions — Abyssinian Corporation. (2 Jun 1919)

Mr James Dawes: Would the hon. Gentleman tell the House whether this has ever been done before?

Oral Answers to Questions — Telephone Facilities. (29 May 1919)

Mr James Dawes: 32. asked the Postmaster-General whether his attention has been called to a paragraph in the "Times" of the 25th May, 1919, headed Traffic in Telephones; why his Department is un- willing to provide new installations; and what steps he is taking to expedite the installation of the telephones, the con tracts for which he has accepted?

Orders of the Day — War Office Circular. (29 May 1919)

Mr James Dawes: I wish to voice the grievance of a particular section of the community who have a particular cause of complaint against the War Office, and that is the Post Office servants who were induced to join the Royal Engineer Signallers on certain terms. The notice under which they joined was the following: Post office servants enlisting as office telegraphists in the Royal Engineers (Regular Army) or...

Oral Answers to Questions — Demobilisation.: 271ST London Divisional Engineers (Signals). (14 May 1919)

Mr James Dawes: 31. asked the Secretary of State for War whether the Territorial formation called the 271st London Divisional Engineers (Signals) was reduced to cadre strength some time back and the remaining men, most of whom joined in, 1914, were informed that they would very shortly be demobilised; and when he expects that the demobilisation will be effected?


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