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Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Acquisition by Local Authorities. (10 Mar 1919)

Sir Douglas Hacking: 49. asked the Prime Minister whether, in view of the shortage of housing accommodation, he will take steps to provide for the compulsory purchase by local authorities of houses which have remained untenanted for a considerable period, provided that the local authorities consider that such purchase is desirable and when the condition of the houses admits of their being readily repaired and...

Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants.: Officers' Gratuity. (11 Mar 1919)

Sir Douglas Hacking: 74. asked the Financial Secretary to the War Office whether his attention has been drawn to the delay in paying to officers holding temporary commissions in the Army the gratuities or emergency pay under Article 497 of the Pay Warrant; whether he is aware of the inconvenience in consequence of this; and, in view of the fact that this money is usually required to purchase civilian clothes and...

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Army Officers (Pay). (12 Mar 1919)

Sir Douglas Hacking: 57. asked the Secretary of State for War whether the regimental pay of officers in the Infantry was increased to equal the total of regimental and corps pay of the corresponding junior ranks in the Royal Engineers and the Royal Army Service Corps, in order that such action should tend towards equality of pay in the different Services; whether he will extend this equality of pay to gratuities...

Oral Answers to Questions — Regimental Paymasters. (8 Apr 1919)

Sir Douglas Hacking: 28. asked whether, in view of the fact that regimental paymasters still refuse to render statements of account when requested to do so by discharged or demobilised soldiers or by the next-of-kin of deceased soldiers, and also still refuse to allow such persons to view the soldiers' pay books (A Bs 64) without instructions from the War Office, which entails much delay, he will issue orders to...

Oral Answers to Questions — War Decorations. (15 Apr 1919)

Sir Douglas Hacking: 22. asked the Secre-of State for War if, in view of the dissatisfaction felt throughout the country at the delay in the issue of the 1914–15 star war medals to soldiers, or those dependants legally entitled to receive them, he will give immediate instructions to have the preparation of the medal rolls hastened and the issue of medals carried out without more delay?

Oral Answers to Questions — Peace Treaty.: Interned British Subjects' Losses. (22 May 1919)

Sir Douglas Hacking: 50. asked the Prime Minister whether any and what provision is being, or will be, made, either in connection with the terms of Peace or otherwise, for compensating civilian British subjects interned in Germany for the serious business and other losses sustained by them consequent upon internment?

Oral Answers to Questions — Peace Treaty.: Interned British Subjects' Losses. (22 May 1919)

Sir Douglas Hacking: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that, on the declaration of war, the British and American Consuls requested the British civilians to stay in Germany, promising them transportation in a few days?

Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants.: Civil Servants. (23 Jul 1919)

Sir Douglas Hacking: 48. asked the Prime Minister whether, in view of the statement contained in the Disabled Soldiers' Handbook, 1918, which publication is given officially to every disabled man on discharge, that a pension has nothing to do with any wages or salary that a soldier may earn after discharge, and in view of the consequent natural dissatisfaction felt by Civil servants when a deduction is made from...

Oral Answers to Questions — Railway Administration.: Cycle Carriage (Midland Railway) (31 Jul 1919)

Sir Douglas Hacking: 80. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he can take steps to prevent the District Railway Company (Midland) carrying cycles until the necessary and proper arrangements are provided for their conveyance, as great inconvenience is caused to passengers by way of soiling of clothing and also of blocking up the doors?

Orders of the Day — Ministry of Pensions.: Statement by Sir Laming Worthington- Evans. (31 Jul 1919)

Sir Douglas Hacking: I am one of those who in the past have been quite content to hear my own views expressed in much more noble language by certain other Members in the House than ever 1 could hope to express them in myself, but I quite realise that that is a state of laziness which cannot continue for ever, so I rise with some reluctance, and with a much, larger amount of trepidation, to address the House for...

Orders of the Day — Ministry of Pensions.: Statement by Sir Laming Worthington- Evans. (31 Jul 1919)

Sir Douglas Hacking: I quite appreciate that, but perhaps it will save another speech on the point if the hon. and gallant Gentleman will ask the authorities to read in the OFFICIAL REPORT what I have said. The second complaint, I think, does concern actually the Pensions Minister and nobody else—I hope so, at any rate. It concerns the flat-rate allowance of 6s. 6d., which, I take it is now to be increased,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Production.: Boards of Guardians. (27 Oct 1919)

Sir Douglas Hacking: 98. asked the Minister of Health whether, in view of the financial position of the country, he will take no further action at present in connection with the proposal to set up new authorities in the place of the boards of guardians, which proposal must involve an addition to existing expenditure, but will ask the present boards of guardians to deal with all matters which would come within the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Production.: Parcel Post (Baskets). (27 Oct 1919)

Sir Douglas Hacking: 92. asked the Postmaster-General why the use of skips for the conveyance of parcels was abolished about five years ago; and whether, in view of the number of parcels which are damaged owing to the use of ordinary mail sacks for the conveyance by rail, etc., he will consider the advisability of again using skips?

Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants.: Documents Lost. (28 Oct 1919)

Sir Douglas Hacking: 68. asked the Pensions Minister what procedure he proposes to adopt in order to settle quickly cases of application for pension from ex-soldiers whose documents the War Office or officer in charge of records admit have been mislaid or lost?

Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants.: Wives and Mothers (Railway Fares). (28 Oct 1919)

Sir Douglas Hacking: 69. asked the Pensions Minister whether he will consider making a small grant from the Special Grants Committee funds or other source towards the occasional railway fare of a wife or widowed mother in poor circumstances in order to allow her to visit her husband or son who is an in-patient undergoing institutional treatment in a home some distance away from his own home?

Oral Answers to Questions — Parcel Post (Claims for Damage). (3 Nov 1919)

Sir Douglas Hacking: 41. asked the Postmaster-General the total number of claims which have been received by the Post Office on account of damage to parcels, the number of claims for which responsibility has been acknowledged by the Post Office, and the amount of money paid out in respect of these claims during the six months ended 30th June, 1914, and during the six months ended 30th June, 1919; and, if there is...

Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants.: Consul-General at Hankow. (20 Nov 1919)

Sir Douglas Hacking: 6. asked the Under-secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what compensation has been or will be made to Sir William Wilkinson, late His Majesty's Consul-General at Hankow, China, who is officially declared by the Foreign Office to have rendered valuable service to His Majesty's Government for having, at the request of the Secretary of State to facilitate thereby a scheme of reorganisation,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants.: Consul-General at Hankow. (20 Nov 1919)

Sir Douglas Hacking: What is the Order in Council by which you could force him to retire below the age of seventy?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ex-Service Men.: Consular Officers (Retire Ment). (26 Nov 1919)

Sir Douglas Hacking: 38. asked the Undersecretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he will give the reference and terms of the Order in Council under which Sir William Wilkinson, late Consul-General at Hankow, could be, and was, called upon to retire at the age of sixty years?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ex-Service Men.: Consular Officers (Retire Ment). (26 Nov 1919)

Sir Douglas Hacking: Is there any security of office for the Civil servant who is under the age limit and who is efficient?


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