Results 1–20 of 72 for speaker:Major Sir Albert Edmondson

Kitchen and Refreshment Rooms (House of Commons) (25 Nov 1943)

Major Sir Albert Edmondson: I beg to move, That a Select Committee be appointed to control the arrangements for the Kitchen and Refreshment Rooms in the department of the Serjeant at Arms attending this House.

Orders of the Day — Requisitioned Premises (Com- Pensation) (25 Mar 1943)

Major Sir Albert Edmondson: I beg to ask leave to withdraw the Motion.

Oral Answers to Questions — Accident, Midlands Ordnance Factory. (26 Jan 1943)

Major Sir Albert Edmondson: I have been asked to reply. At the inquest on Mr. Sidney Wilcox, the coroner returned a verdict of "Accidental death, due to shock, following contact with an inadvertently electrically charged fence wire." A Court of Inquiry into the circumstances of the accident is being held to-morrow.

Orders of the Day — Prince Paul and Princess Olga of Yugoslavia (17 Nov 1942)

Major Sir Albert Edmondson: Can the hon. and gallant Member tell me how long ago?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Guiana.: Raw Materials (Control). (25 Mar 1942)

Major Sir Albert Edmondson: I have been asked to reply. Complete control of all old stocks, particularly those in consumers' hands, has not been taken for any raw materials. For some materials, however, no use of the stock may be made without licence; for others new supplies are withheld until the stocks are used. No estimate can be given of the quantity of these stocks obtained before control but it is quite small and...

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies.: Royal Air Force (Flying Badges). ( 7 Oct 1941)

Major Sir Albert Edmondson: I have been asked to reply. I would refer my hon. Friend to the reply given to my hon. Friend the Member for Gloucester (Mr. Leslie Boyce) on 15th July.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: War Damage (Third-Party Risks). ( 5 Aug 1941)

Major Sir Albert Edmondson: I have been asked to reply. In view of the compensation which may be paid under the Personal Injuries (Civilians) Scheme in respect of war injuries as defined in the Personal Injuries (Emergency Provisions) Act, 1939, and the relief from liability to third parties which is conferred by that Act in respect of such injuries, there would not seem to be any occasion for such policies as are...

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry.: Production. ( 1 Jul 1941)

Major Sir Albert Edmondson: I have been asked to reply. Production is still far below the desired level, but it is not in the public interest to publish the detailed figures. I will, however, let the hon. Member have them privately.

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry.: Idle Collieries, Whit Monday. ( 1 Jul 1941)

Major Sir Albert Edmondson: The company gave as one of the main reasons for not opening their pits on Whit Monday the poor attendance of the workmen on the same occasion last year. My hon. Friend expressed to them his regret and astonishment at their failure to co-operate with other colliery owners and the mineworkers in a public-spirited response to the Government's appeal for greater production. He does not propose to...

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry.: Idle Collieries, Whit Monday. ( 1 Jul 1941)

Major Sir Albert Edmondson: I feel certain that there will be no repetition, but I will ask my hon. Friend to have inquiries made and let the hon. Member know.

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry.: Idle Collieries, Whit Monday. ( 1 Jul 1941)

Major Sir Albert Edmondson: I will ask my hon. Friend that question and ask him to communicate with the hon. Member.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: Separated Wives (Allowance). (23 Apr 1941)

Major Sir Albert Edmondson: I have been asked to reply. The provision made for separated wives under Royal Air Force Regulations is the same as that made under Army Regulations. My right hon. Friend would, therefore, refer my hon. Friend to the reply on this subject given yesterday by my right hon. and gallant Friend the Secretary of State for War.

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Distribution (Labour, West Midlands). (10 Apr 1941)

Major Sir Albert Edmondson: I have been asked to reply. My hon. Friend is aware of the difficulties experienced by the coal distributive trade, in common with other trades and industries, in the West Midlands, and elsewhere, in obtaining labour. It has recently been agreed that the deferment arrangements which have been in operation during the winter shall continue until the end of May.

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Distribution (Labour, West Midlands). (10 Apr 1941)

Major Sir Albert Edmondson: I will find out and let the hon. Gentleman know.

Oral Answers to Questions — National War Effort.: Concentration of Production. ( 3 Apr 1941)

Major Sir Albert Edmondson: I have been asked to reply. In industries where capacity is limited, requirements are estimated well ahead, and repeat orders are placed whenever possible in time to prevent breaks in production. Close contact with other Departments concerned is maintained, and the Ministry is co-operating in the scheme for the concentration of production which, by eliminating surplus capacity, will make the...

Oral Answers to Questions — National War Effort.: Concentration of Production. ( 3 Apr 1941)

Major Sir Albert Edmondson: I will ask my Noble Friend to look into the matter.

Oral Answers to Questions — Mercantile Marine (Crews). ( 3 Apr 1941)

Major Sir Albert Edmondson: I have been asked to reply. The representatives of the owners, officers and men on the National Maritime Board are preparing a scheme for the provision of continuous employment during the war for the officers and men of the Merchant Navy, and for the building-up of a reserve to enable adequate leave to be given in the Merchant Navy.

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Chinese Seamen (Wages). (20 Mar 1941)

Major Sir Albert Edmondson: I have been asked to reply. Some of the crews have been engaged at sterling rates and some at dollar rates. In the case of the Anglo-Saxon Company, the pre-war and present day basic rates are £3 15s. and £5 15s., respectively. In the case of Holts the rates are 31 and 75 Hong Kong dollars, respectively. In addition the former company pays a bonus of £5 and the latter a bonus varying from...

Oral Answers to Questions — Snowstorm Damage. Tyneside. (18 Mar 1941)

Major Sir Albert Edmondson: I have been asked to reply. No information has reached the Controller of Building Supplies on the matter, but my Noble Friend has directed inquiries to be made forthwith. There is a shortage of certain building materials, but everything possible will be done to meet these and similar demands.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: Armed Forces (Pensions and Grants). (30 Jan 1941)

Major Sir Albert Edmondson: It has not been possible in the time available to obtain the papers regarding this case. I will, however, look into it and write to the hon. and gallant Member as soon as possible.


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