All 19 results for speaker:Mr Samuel Finney

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Currency Deflation. (18 Jul 1922)

Mr Samuel Finney: 49. asked the Prime Minister whether his attention has been drawn to resolutions adopted by the National Council of the Pottery Industry, calling attention to the effects on industry caused by the policy of deflation recommended by the Cunliffe Committee on Currency, stating that the Cunliffe Committee, consisting as it did almost entirely of bankers, was not constituted in a manner...

Oral Answers to Questions — Railway Fares (Workmen). (29 Jun 1922)

Mr Samuel Finney: 65. asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Transport whether his attention has been drawn to complaints respecting increased fares to miners and other workers who travel by train to and from the place of their employment, and that in some cases it is alleged the increase is considerably over 100 per cent. as compared with previous rates; and whether he will cause inquiries to be...

Orders of the Day — Class Ii.: Home Office. (29 Jun 1922)

Mr Samuel Finney: Would it not be true to say that even male constables whistle to one another when they want assistance?

Wages Dispute.: Motion for Adjournment. ( 7 Apr 1921)

Mr Samuel Finney: As a member of the Executive of the Miners' Federation of Great Britain, I think it is right that I should associate myself with the observations of my hon. Friend (Mr. D. Graham), who is also a member of the Executive. I should like to say definitely that we are very sorry that this misunderstanding has arisen. As we understand it on our side, we are perfectly willing and ready to meet the...

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Mines Department of the Board of Trade. ( 1 Dec 1920)

Mr Samuel Finney: Does that include charwomen?

Orders of the Day — Income Tax.: Corporation Profits Tax. (27 Apr 1920)

Mr Samuel Finney: I should like to have some assurance from the right hon. Gentleman with respect to vehicles used for the purpose of conveying injured workmen from collieries to hospitals. Accidents are taking place every day, more or less, at all the collieries of the country. I am very pleased to say that employers generally nowadays try to provide vehicles suitable for the purpose of conveying these...

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Building Materials (Cost). (12 Apr 1920)

Mr Samuel Finney: 16. asked the Minister of Health whether he is aware of the difficulties municipal authorities are encountering in carrying out housing schemes owing to the high cost of construction, as estimated by the officers of the Ministry of Health; whether applications have been made to the Ministry of Health to take the necessary steps to enable the municipal authorities to obtain the materials...

Orders of the Day — Local Authorities (Enabling) Bill. (20 Feb 1920)

Mr Samuel Finney: I beg to move, That the Bill be now read a Second time. I believe that this Bill has been before the House once before. It is a very important measure, although some people do not look upon it with very much approval. It is important in the sense that it attempts to extend the powers of local authorities. It will not in any way compel the local authorities to use the powers, but it would...

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Production.: North Staffordshire Colliery Owners' Association. ( 9 Dec 1919)

Mr Samuel Finney: 89. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether his attention has been called to a resolution and statement issued in effect as follows: That the North Staffordshire Colliery Owners' Association, comprising practically the whole of the collieries in North Staffordshire, view with alarm the announcement by the Board of Trade of a reduction of 10s. per ton in the price of household coal...

Oral Answers to Questions — Aliens.: Coal Production (Stoke-on-Trent). (11 Nov 1919)

Mr Samuel Finney: 50. asked the Prime Minister whether his attention has been called to complaints made by ratepayers of the county borough of Stoke-on-Trent, and also by the council of the borough, respecting the way that the Coal Controller's Department has disregarded their repeated applications for proper supplies of suitable coals for their gas and electricity works; whether he is aware that the quantity...

Oral Answers to Questions — Aliens.: Pottery Industry, Stoke-on-Trent. (11 Nov 1919)

Mr Samuel Finney: 51. asked the Prime Minister whether his attention has been called to the great inconvenience and loss which is occurring in the pottery industry, Stoke-on-Trent, owing to a serious shortage of ball clay consequent upon the failure of the Ministry of Transport to provide transport facilities; whether he is aware that the clay is loaded into trucks at Newton Abbot and forwarded to Gloucester,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies.: Distribution (Transport Facilities). (10 Nov 1919)

Mr Samuel Finney: 52. asked the Prime Minister whether his attention has been called to the resolution passed by the council of the county borough of Stoke-on-Trent asking that steps be immediately taken to ensure, as far as possible, that food shall reach the consumer with the minimum risk of it becoming spoiled in transit, and that the Government arrange for the more speedy clearance of food by means of the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies.: Fodder (Control Prices). (10 Nov 1919)

Mr Samuel Finney: 69. asked the Food Controller whether his attention has been called to a resolution of the council of the county borough of Stoke-oil-Trent asking for the renewal of control prices for fodder; and if he can indicate the intentions of the Government respecting the same?

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies.: Sugar (Distribution). (10 Nov 1919)

Mr Samuel Finney: 70. asked the Food Controller, whether has attention has been called to complaints from householders-in Stoke-on-Trent respecting the unsatisfactory distribution of sugar; that, whilst confectioners are allowed ample supplies for their purposes, the supply to house holders is very much reduced, causing much inconvenience and suffering, especially so in the case of infirm and old people and...

Oral Answers to Questions — Demobilised Miners (Employment). (19 Aug 1919)

Mr Samuel Finney: 36. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he was aware of the number of miners who had been demobilised from the Army, Navy, and munition works, and the number of such demobilised miners who had been found employment in the coal mines of this country since the Armistice was signed in November last; whether he would issue a statement showing the same progressively month by month,...

Orders of the Day — Coal Mines Bill: Clause 1. — (Reduction of Hours of Employment Below Ground.) ( 7 Aug 1919)

Mr Samuel Finney: In the district I have come from, all the years I have been associated with it, whatever has been done for the coal miners has been done for the stone miners as well, so we have got into the habit of thinking that anything in the form of legislation or wages award affected concurrently and equally the stone mines and the coal mines. I rather think that that may be some reason why we were...

Oral Answers to Questions — Telephones.: Sub-Postmasters. (24 Mar 1919)

Mr Samuel Finney: 69. asked the Postmaster-General whether his attention has been called to a resolution passed at a meeting of organised sub-postmasters, Stoke-on-Trent, protesting against the instructions now being issued to open sub-offices at 8 a.m. instead of 9 a.m., as at present, as a retrograde step; whether he is aware that this action is viewed with concern as it requires sub-postmasters to be on...


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