Results 21–40 of 11883 for speaker:Mr James Ede

Oral Answers to Questions — Ex-Service Men.: Educational Grants. (3 May 1923)

Mr James Ede: 8. asked the Minister of Pensions what was the total number of educational grants made by the Special Grants Committee in the 12 months ending 31st March, 1923; what was the number of cases in which grants were renewed and how many current grants were cancelled; what was the number of new applications for educational grants recommended by the War Pensions Committee, and in how many cases were...

Oral Answers to Questions — Patents (Applications). (8 May 1923)

Mr James Ede: 14. asked the President of the Board of Trade the number of applications for patents that have been submitted to his Department but have not been adjudicated upon; whether he has received any representations from the Association of British Chambers of Commerce or other similar organisation that undue congestion and delay occur in this matter; and what steps, if any, he proposes to take to...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: School Inspectors (Pensions). (10 May 1923)

Mr James Ede: 59. asked the President of the Board of Education if he has considered the advisability of securing that service as a teacher and as one of His Majesty's inspectors of schools should be regarded as continuous and pensionable for superannuation purposes; and if he is willing to take steps to secure that end?

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: School Inspectors (Pensions). (10 May 1923)

Mr James Ede: Will this matter be brought before the Departmental Committee and their recommendation sought?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Arterial Roads (Kingston and Sutton). (3 Jul 1923)

Mr James Ede: 19. asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Transport the date upon which the Surrey County Council agreed to the construction of the arterial roads to by-pass Kingston-upon-Thames and Sutton; what was then the estimated cost of the work; what was the lowest tender received upon the specification drawn by the Ministry of Transport; why the work has not been commenced; and when it...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: West Hill School, Epsom. (3 Jul 1923)

Mr James Ede: 41. asked the President of the Board of Education if he has received a copy of the notice served by the sanitary inspector of the Epsom Urban District Council on the clerk of the managers of the West Hill infants' council school. Epsom; whether he is aware that the report alleges that the school is rat infested, that the wall behind the big cupboard has not been repaired or cleansed for years...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: West Hill School, Epsom. (3 Jul 1923)

Mr James Ede: Will the Noble Lord make representations to the right hon. Gentleman asking that this matter should receive speedy attention, as the school has been condemned ever since I was in it 37 years ago.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: Oxford and Cambridge Universities. (3 Jul 1923)

Mr James Ede: 42. asked the President of the Board of Education if he will consider the advisability of securing and publishing accurate information on the cost to the Universities and Colleges of Oxford and Cambridge of educating an undergraduate, and the average fees paid by undergraduates other than those holding scholarships, exhibitions, sizarships, or being similarly in receipt of assistance from the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: Oxford and Cambridge Universities. (3 Jul 1923)

Mr James Ede: Is the Noble Lord aware that the particular points which are asked for here are not to be found in the appendices, and that the most divergent views have been expressed in this House and in another place on the specific points raised here; and is it not advisable, in view of the divergency of the statements made, that accurate information should be available in connection with the...

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill.: Clause 6. — (Continuation of Customs duties imposed under 5 and 6 Geo. 5, c. 89.) (3 Jul 1923)

Mr James Ede: I beg to move, after the word "duties" ["the new import duties"], to insert the words except the duties on cinematograph films of a wholly educational character or imported wholly for educational purposes. [This is a matter which was raised on the Committee stage when the Committee was being led by the Solicitor-General. The Financial Secretary to the Treasury returned to the House after...

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Mitcham. (4 Jul 1923)

Mr James Ede: 39. asked the Minister of Health if he is aware that in the Report of the Surrey county medical officer of health for 1922 it is stated on page 32 that almost all the houses in Bath Road and Rock Terrace, Mitcham, are let out to two or three families; and can he say what steps are being taken to remedy that state of affairs?

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Working-Class Houses, Surrey. (4 Jul 1923)

Mr James Ede: 40. asked the Minister of Health the total number of houses for the working classes that were estimated at the end of the War to be required by the local housing authorities in the administrative County of Surrey to make good the then existing shortage; how many houses have since been built by the housing authorities; and how many by other persons for working-class occupation?

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: Secondary Schools. (5 Jul 1923)

Mr James Ede: 28. asked the President of the Board of Education how many new secondary schools the Board has authorised to be built during the past 12 months, and the number of pupils, giving boys and girls separately, these schools will be capable of accommodating when completed?

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: School Medical Service. (5 Jul 1923)

Mr James Ede: 29. asked the President of the Board of Education if he will be prepared to recognise absences of children from elementary schools to receive sanatorium, hospital, or other medical treatment when such absences are ordered by the school medical officer or the medical officer of health as ranking with those specified in paragraph 23 (c) of Schedule 4 of the Code and will allow them to count as...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: School Medical Service. (5 Jul 1923)

Mr James Ede: Would the right hon. Gentleman undertake to consider this matter between now and the commencement of the next financial year, with a view to some alteration being made then?

Oral Answers to Questions — Reparations and Ruhr Occupation.: Small Holdings (Woodcote, Surrey). (5 Jul 1923)

Mr James Ede: 61. asked the Minister of Agriculture the total number of men settled on the land by the Surrey County Council on its Little Woodcote Estate, the number of cottages erected, and the total cost of these cottages?

Oral Answers to Questions — Reparations and Ruhr Occupation.: Small Holdings (Woodcote, Surrey). (5 Jul 1923)

Mr James Ede: Does the figure which the right hon. Gentleman has given include the cost of the weather boarding of the cottages put in to remove the defects which were discovered in the original building?

Orders of the Day — Rent and Mortgage Interest Restrictions Bill.: New Clause. — (Application of principal Act in certain cases.) (9 Jul 1923)

Mr James Ede: I do not think the hon. Member who has just spoken can have read the proposed new Clause which he is criticising, and he certainly was not present when we were discussing the matter in Committee. This Amendment only deals with cases where the landlord gets possession for a specific purpose and then fails to carry out the purpose for which he obtained possession.

Orders of the Day — Rent and Mortgage Interest Restrictions Bill.: New Clause. — (Application of principal Act in certain cases.) (9 Jul 1923)

Mr James Ede: The new Clause states that: Where possession of a dwelling-house … is obtained … and the said dwelling-house is not occupied within a period of three months … or occupation is subsequently given up by the person so obtaining possession or by the person on whose behalf possession is obtained, the principal Act shall thereupon apply. When possession has been obtained, and when it turns...

Orders of the Day — Rent and Mortgage Interest Restrictions Bill.: New Clause. — (Application of principal Act in certain cases.) (9 Jul 1923)

Mr James Ede: I am not aware that I myself have used the word "misstatement." It seems to me that this is a perfectly reasonable request, and when the matter was under discussion in Committee, the right hon. Gentleman used arguments far different from those which he has used this afternoon. I moved an Amendment myself on these lines but I fixed the term at one month, instead of three, and I should support...


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