Results 61–80 of 11883 for speaker:Mr James Ede

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: Rutlish Science School (Merton). (17 Jul 1923)

Mr James Ede: 44. asked the President of the Board of Education if his attention has been called to the examination papers and results of an examination for entrants to Rutlish Science School, Merton, Surrey; whether he is aware that the questions were set and me papers marked by the University of London; and, in view of the poor attainments shown by the prospective fee-paying entrants, what action does he...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: Rutlish Science School (Merton). (17 Jul 1923)

Mr James Ede: Does the President of the Board of Education intend, in this case, to enforce the rules of the Board with regard to the standard of admission if the governors attempt to admit persons who have proved to be of too low a standard?

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: West Hill Infants' School, Epsom. (17 Jul 1923)

Mr James Ede: 67. asked the President of the Board of Education what action the Surrey Education Committee has taken with respect to the complaints made by the Epsom Urban District Council on the sanitary condition of West Hill Infants' Council School, Epsom; whether he is aware that the managers of the Epsom council schools have asked the education committee to provide a new school; and whether he will be...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: West Hill Infants' School, Epsom. (17 Jul 1923)

Mr James Ede: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that the County Council were allowed to purchase the site, and all that is required now is his consent to erect the building on it?

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: West Hill Infants' School, Epsom. (17 Jul 1923)

Mr James Ede: I negotiated the purchase.

Orders of the Day — Public Works Loans Bill.: Clause 1. — (Grants for public works.) (17 Jul 1923)

Mr James Ede: I want to put a point regarding these small local authorities. In August, 1919, I was staying in Farnham, when I was telegraphed for to attend a meeting of the urban district council upon which I had a seat and which was to deal with an offer from the Public Loans Board. They offered a loan at the rate of 6 per cent., and in the deed of mortgage we had to give an undertaking that if at any...

Orders of the Day — Public Works Loans Bill.: EDUCATION (SCOTLAND) BILL [Lords]. (17 Jul 1923)

Mr James Ede: Speaking for a considerable number of Members on these benches whose homes are in the suburbs, after the clock passes half-past eleven I have no further train and I cannot get one until 5.18. I know there are a considerable number of Members in a similar position. We have to rely upon railway transport, and when the House sits late, as it has done upon several occasions recently, we have to...

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Juvenile Centres. (18 Jul 1923)

Mr James Ede: 24. asked the Minister of Labour if he has invited or intends to invite the Surrey Education Committee to reopen the juvenile unemployment centre at Wimbledon next September?

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Assisted Schemes. (18 Jul 1923)

Mr James Ede: Has the Minister figures to show which of the houses are being built for sale and which are being built for letting?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Cross Roads, Ewell. (18 Jul 1923)

Mr James Ede: 60. asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Transport if he is aware that a number of fatal accidents have taken place at the cross roads on the Reigate road and Monger's Lane, Ewell; that the Epsom urban council and the Epsom rural council have collaborated on a scheme to create an alternative route between Epsom and Croydon; whether this joint scheme has been submitted to the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Cross Roads, Ewell. (18 Jul 1923)

Mr James Ede: Is the hon. and gallant Gentleman aware that I myself, as a member of one of these authorities, went on a deputation to his Ministry some six months ago and we are still not sure what is the attitude of the Ministry towards the scheme?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Cross Roads, Ewell. (18 Jul 1923)

Mr James Ede: May I have an answer to my supplementary question? Is the hon. and gallant Gentleman aware that the local authorities have very firmly made up their minds and are wondering whether the Ministry has a mind to make up?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Tramway Service, Mitcham and Croydon. (18 Jul 1923)

Mr James Ede: 61. asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Transport if he is aware that the London County Council tramway service at Tooting Junction and the service connecting Tooting Junction and Croydon come within a few yards of one another but do not connect, thereby preventing the running of through cars from London to Mitcham and Croydon by the Tooting Junction route; and whether, in...

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments.: Ministry of Pensions. (19 Jul 1923)

Mr James Ede: 15. asked the Minister of Pensions what is the number of adult males employed by his Department as messengers at the wage of 27s., rising by annual increments of 1s. to 32s. a week; what cost-of-living bonus do these men receive; what is the number of hours worked weekly; whether they receive pay for overtime for any hours worked above the normal week; and, if so, what is the rate paid per...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: Non-Graduate Teachers (War Service). (19 Jul 1923)

Mr James Ede: 59. asked the President of the Board of Education if his Department has informed the Surrey Education Committee that years spent on war service will not be allowed to non-graduate teachers in secondary schools to count for increments to salaries upon which grant will be paid for the period September, 1920, to March, 1921; why this differentiation between graduate and non-graduate teachers has...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: Non-Graduate Teachers (War Service). (19 Jul 1923)

Mr James Ede: May I have an answer to the first part of the question, as to whether the Surrey Education Committee has been informed on the lines suggested in that part of the question?

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: Assistant Inspectors. (19 Jul 1923)

Mr James Ede: 61. asked the President of the Board of Education if he is aware that an advertisement was recently issued inviting teachers between the ages of 30 and 50 years to apply for appointment as assistant inspectors of schools; that the applicants have been informed on interview that the appointment will be subject to accepting the minimum salary; that that salary is £300 per annum plus bonus,...

Navy Estimates, 1923–24.: Public Works Loans Bill. (19 Jul 1923)

Mr James Ede: In the Debate on Tuesday night, after the hon. Member for Wednesbury (Mr. Short) had raised the point to which he has just alluded, I raised another, and the right hon. Gentleman, when he came to answer, frankly said that he knew nothing about it, and that his officers knew nothing about it either. Since then, I have taken the trouble to inform myself on the point, and I find that the facts...

Navy Estimates, 1923–24.: Public Works Loans Bill. (19 Jul 1923)

Mr James Ede: I corrected only to-day my speech in the OFFICIAL REPORT, and I remember I stated that it was set out in the mortgage deed that the rate of interest would go up, if the rate of interest in the country went up.

Navy Estimates, 1923–24.: Public Works Loans Bill. (19 Jul 1923)

Mr James Ede: I did not get much time yesterday. I had to have some sleep.


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