All 20 results for speaker:Mr James Edmunds

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Gibraltar Dockyard (Wages). (30 Sep 1931)

Mr James Edmunds: 6. asked the First Lord of the Admiralty if he has considered the communication sent to him from the Transport and General Workers' Union regarding the proposed reduction in wages of the locally entered workers at His Majesty's dockyard, Gibraltar; and what action he proposes to take in the matter?

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill.: Clause 6. — (Amendment as to payment of tax by instalments.) (8 Jun 1931)

Mr James Edmunds: On a point of Order. In the Resolution allotting the time for the Finance Bill, Clauses 1 and 2, and Clauses 3 to 6 are allotted to the first day, and Clauses 7 and 8 to the second day. Does the second allotted day start this evening if the Motion before the House is rejected?

Orders of the Day — Post Office and Telegraph (Money) Bill. (15 May 1931)

Mr James Edmunds: From what is that a quotation?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Oil Fuel. (23 Apr 1931)

Mr James Edmunds: 70. asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether, to allay doubts as to the possibility of the Navy reverting to the use of coal for fuel and to encourage in every way experiments with a view to the production of oil from coal, he will issue periodical statements as to the progress of such experiments and the adoption of the results obtained?

Orders of the Day — Post Office and Telegraph [Money]. (21 Apr 1931)

Mr James Edmunds: I hope that the Postmaster-General will press this development scheme with great vigour. I am informed by those who are engaged in the engineering department of the Post Office that many discharges are im- minent in the South Wales district, which I represent. That naturally fills them with great alarm. I do not altogether rely upon that rumour, but when I look at the Post Office Estimates, I...

Orders of the Day — Post Office and Telegraph [Money]. (21 Apr 1931)

Mr James Edmunds: I was only drawing attention to it in order to show that there is some concern whether this programme of development will be pursued with vigour. If the Post Office are estimating for a reduced number of unemployed in this department, it does not square very well with the programme of development as indicated in this Financial Resolution. I simply rise in order to put that point to the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Flour Milling Industry (Displaced Workers). (4 Dec 1930)

Mr James Edmunds: 31. asked the Minister of Labour whether she has received a report from the National Joint Industrial Council for the Flour Milling Industry as to what is being done by that council in the matter of compensation to employés displaced by the closing of redundant flour mills; and whether she is able to state the number of flour mills closed down since 1st August, 1929, the total sack capacity...

Oral Answers to Questions — Catering Trade, Cardiff (Working Hours). (19 Nov 1930)

Mr James Edmunds: 75. asked the Minister of Labour if her attention has been called to the statement made by the Cardiff juvenile employment officer that many boys in Cardiff City are working 80 hours per week in hotels and cafes; and, if so, if she will state whether she intends taking any action in the matter?

Oral Answers to Questions — Catering Trade, Cardiff (Working Hours). (19 Nov 1930)

Mr James Edmunds: Can the hon. Member state the number of these boys between the ages of 14 and 15?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Benefit. (13 Nov 1930)

Mr James Edmunds: 24. asked the Minister of Labour if she is aware of the inconvenience caused to over 2,000 of the unemployed signing at the Cardiff Central Employment Exchange by reason of the recent alteration of the insurance week and the consequent reduction of unemployment benefits by one day's benefit in the calendar week in which the change occurred; and whether, having regard to the hardship which...

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Benefit. (13 Nov 1930)

Mr James Edmunds: Having regard to the fact that the working-class budget weekly, and that this method of suddenly depriving them of a day's pay inflicts such hardship, could not she engage extra clerical assistance at the Exchanges so as to avoid this hardship?

Oral Answers to Questions — Sittings of the House. (3 Nov 1930)

Mr James Edmunds: 49. asked the Prime Minister whether he has now ascertained the views of Members as to earlier sittings on Fridays; and whether he proposes to amend the Standing Orders of the House to give effect to the recommendation of the Select Committee?

Consumers' Council [Expenses]. (8 May 1930)

Mr James Edmunds: I would suggest that the hon. Member is moving for an increase, and not for a reduction.

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Cardiff. (15 Apr 1930)

Mr James Edmunds: 58. asked the Lord Privy Seal what schemes have been approved for the provision of employment in the city of Cardiff; and whether these schemes are to be proceeded with immediately?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Cardiff. (15 Apr 1930)

Mr James Edmunds: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that the Cardiff City Council yesterday decided to postpone indefinitely the construction of the eastern section of the orbital road scheme, and will he use his good offices in order to get the City Council to reconsider their decision?

Orders of the Day — UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE (No. 3) BILL. (9 Apr 1930)

Mr James Edmunds: In addressing the House for the first time, I feel sure, from my experience of the House, that the usual indulgence will be very generously accorded. I would like first, in response to a remark made by the hon. Member for Torquay (Mr. C. Williams) that this proposal to increase the borrowing powers to £50,000,000 is unsound, to remind him of a statement made by the right hon. Gentleman the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Benefit. (14 Nov 1929)

Mr James Edmunds: 24. asked the Minister of Labour the number of claims, men and) women, which have been disallowed under the not-genuinely-seeking-work disqualification at the Cardiff Exchanges for each month during the present year; and the number of men and women who have been placed in employment through the medium of these Exchanges during the same period?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Health Insurance.: Workman's Dismissal, Swansea. (14 Nov 1929)

Mr James Edmunds: 83. asked the Minister of Health whether his attention has been directed to the dismissal of G. Webber, following his appearance as witness in a case of the prosecution of his employers at Swansea by the Ministry for an offence in respect of health insurance; and if, in order to avoid the intimidation of employés who appear as witnesses, he will consider introducing legislation or take steps...

Oral Answers to Questions — National Health Insurance.: Workman's Dismissal, Swansea. (14 Nov 1929)

Mr James Edmunds: Does not the right hon. Gentleman realise that in all cases of this kind the reasons given by the employers are not necessarily the prime cause of the man's dismissal?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Government Workshops and Dockyards (Alternative Work). (16 Jul 1929)

Mr James Edmunds: 19. asked the Lord Privy Seal whether he will consider the advisability of appointing a committee to investigate the possibility of alternative work being carried on in the national workshops and yards, especially Pembroke dockyard?


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