Results 41–48 of 48 for speaker:Mr John Grace

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Motor Accidents (Third-Party Risk). (3 Mar 1926)

Mr John Grace: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that if a pedestrian is knocked down by a rich motorist, he gets compensation, But if by a motorist who is a man of straw and uninsured, the man gets nothing at all? Does the right hon. Gentleman consider that right?

Orders of the Day — Communist Prosecution.: Vote of Censure Proposed. (1 Dec 1925)

Mr John Grace: I ask the indulgence of the House because I rise to address it for the. first time. As a lawyer, I feel there is no-one in the House who has a greater respect for the right of free speech than I have, and I think this Debate is distinguishable from all other Debates I have heard in that in all quarters of the House we seem to agree despite our other differences, that there should be a full...

Orders of the Day — Communist Prosecution.: Vote of Censure Proposed. (1 Dec 1925)

Mr John Grace: Most of them. They have gone about telling the working man that he has been robbed of the fruits of his labour, and what is the natural result of saying that? These men are going to turn round and say: "We are going to take it from the people who have deprived us, by force, and give them no kind of compensation whatsoever." That is the natural corollary of all that foolish teaching, and the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Judicial Proceedings (Costs). (31 Mar 1925)

Mr John Grace: 87. asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether his attention has been directed to the costs entailed by protracted High Court proceedings, especially in the matter of counsels' fees; and whether the Government is prepared to bring in a Bill for the protection of litigants, with a view to restricting the amount of fees allowed for counsel on the taxation of the costs of a...

Oral Answers to Questions — Judicial Proceedings (Costs). (31 Mar 1925)

Mr John Grace: Does not the right hon. Gentleman take the view that the cheaper we make the administration of justice the greater will be the confidence of the community in our judicial system?

Oral Answers to Questions — Judicial Proceedings (Costs). (31 Mar 1925)

Mr John Grace: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that no less than £30,000 has been spent in a recent case to decide whether a husband or a wife is telling the truth?

Oral Answers to Questions — Notices of Motion.: Questions to Ministers. (31 Mar 1925)

Mr John Grace: I beg to give notice that, on this day fortnight, I shall call attention to the number of questions asked from the Liberal Benches and the necessity for economy in the time of this House, and move a Resolution.

Oral Answers to Questions — Court of Criminal Appeal. (23 Mar 1925)

Mr John Grace: 86. asked the Home Secretary how many appeals have been heard by the Court of Criminal Appeal; how many are, respectively, from Courts of Quarter Sessions, the Central Criminal Court, and the King's Bench Division (including assizes); and how many have been successful in respect of each class?


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