Results 1–20 of 24 for speaker:Mr George Jarrett

Oral Answers to Questions — Ex-Service Men.: Mental Cases. (7 Dec 1922)

Mr George Jarrett: 9. asked the Minister of Pensions whether he will state the estimated cost to the Ministry of the appeals by friends of the 700 ex-service men now or recently in asylums and chargeable to the local guardians of the poor; and whether, seeing that the cost of present- ing the cases of these unfortunate men before the appeal tribunals is an unnecessary public expense, he will, in the case of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Imperial Economic Conference. (7 Dec 1922)

Mr George Jarrett: 47. asked the Prime Minister whether, when sending invitations to the Governments of the Dominions to the proposed Imperial Economic Conference, he will request them to bring considered schemes of development in the different Dominions in addition to proposals in connection with the stimulation of trade between their countries and Great Britain?

Orders of the Day — Civil Services Supplementary Estimates, 1922–23.: Belief of Unemployment. (8 Dec 1922)

Mr George Jarrett: I, too, must commence by asking the indulgence of the Committee for a maiden effort, and I should like to say, in that regard, that, if my maiden effort reaches the level of many to which I have had the privilege of listening since this Parliament met, I shall, personally, be not at all sorry. I wish, if I may, to call the attention of the Committee to a matter about which I have had some...

Oral Answers to Questions — France and Ruhr District.: British Troops (Payment). (12 Mar 1923)

Mr George Jarrett: Is it not a fact that officers of the Rhine Army are paid in sterling, and is there any real reason why the men should not be so paid?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ex-Service Men.: Civil Service. (13 Mar 1923)

Mr George Jarrett: 58. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether his attention has been drawn to the discharge of numerous ex-service men from the Civil Service at a time when the Joint Substitution Board officially announce that here are over 1,100 substitutable posts; whether 25,000 non-service temporary staff are retained; and, if so, whether, in view of the pledges given that ex-service men he given...

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments.: Women (Appointments). (15 Mar 1923)

Mr George Jarrett: 43. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he is aware that certain women who failed to pass the recent women's examination have since been appointed to permanent posts as writing assistants without further examination; will he say how many such women have been appointed; and for what reason such action was taken?

Oral Answers to Questions — Aliens.: Coloured Music Hall Artists. (15 Mar 1923)

Mr George Jarrett: Upon whose assurance is the right hon. Gentleman so convinced that English artists cannot give a similar performance?

Oral Answers to Questions — Russia.: Hostels (Closing). (19 Mar 1923)

Mr George Jarrett: Does the right hon. Gentleman realise that the effect of closing one of these hostels means that nearly 300 men, mostly unemployed, will be thrown on the streets, and will he further consider the matter?

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Imperial Economic Conference. (20 Mar 1923)

Mr George Jarrett: 45 and 46. asked the Prime Minister (1) whether representatives of the Crown Colonies have been invited to attend the forthcoming Imperial Economic Conference; (2) whether opportunity will be given to Parliament to consider in advance the agenda for the forthcoming Imperial Economic Conference; and whether suggestions for such agenda will be accepted from others than members of His Majesty's...

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Edgwood Hostel, Belvedere. (26 Mar 1923)

Mr George Jarrett: 80. asked the First Commissioner of Works whether he will withdraw the notices to quit served on the men in the Edgwood Hostel, Belvedere, in view of the fact that building operations are not likely to he commenced upon the site for some considerable time; whether he will extend the period of the tenancy until such time as the land must be surrendered under the Defence of the Realm...

Orders of the Day — Local Authorities (Emergency Provisions) Bill. (26 Mar 1923)

Mr George Jarrett: Is that the general rate, or is the poor rate mainly responsible for that?

Orders of the Day — Local Authorities (Emergency Provisions) Bill. (26 Mar 1923)

Mr George Jarrett: I do not suppose for a moment that my hon. Friend the Member for Central Edinburgh (Mr. W. Graham), who so admirably moved the rejection of this Measure, intends to press it to a Division. We have had a great deal said about the Scottish part of the Bill. I think it is a great pity that the two Measures, the Local Authorities (Financial Provisions) Act, 1921, and the Poor Law Emergency...

Oral Answers to Questions — France and Ruhr District.: Empire Settlement. (16 Apr 1923)

Mr George Jarrett: 65. asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department if he is in a position to give the names of the gentlemen who are serving on the Oversea Settlement Committee; whether any of them have never visited the Overseas Dominions or Colonies; and, if so, whether he can give their names?

Oral Answers to Questions — Steam Ship "berrima." (23 Apr 1923)

Mr George Jarrett: 73. asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department, whether his attention has been called to the conditions on the steam ship "Berrima" during its recent voyage to Australia; and whether it is proposed to take any action in the matter?

Oral Answers to Questions — Steam Ship "berrima." (23 Apr 1923)

Mr George Jarrett: Is it not a fact that these replies refer to the accommodation on these two ships whereas my question refers to the conditions, and is it not a fact that the Australian papers had reported very adversely upon the conditions? Has a committee of inquiry been set up in Australia, and, if so, are the Imperial Government represented on it?

Oral Answers to Questions — Steam Ship "berrima." (23 Apr 1923)

Mr George Jarrett: In Australia?

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments.: Temporary Staffs (Committee of Inquiry). (26 Apr 1923)

Mr George Jarrett: When will the right hon. Gentleman be able to announce the names of the Committee?

Orders of the Day — Supply. (26 Apr 1923)

Mr George Jarrett: I wish to bring to the notice of the Minister of Labour, to whose statement in introducing the Estimates I listened with very great interest, one or two points in connection with a matter which has already been touched upon, namely, the question of the ex-service men, and then I want to make one or two suggestions which I hope my right hon. Friend will not think me impertinent in making. In...

Orders of the Day — Supply. (26 Apr 1923)

Mr George Jarrett: Probably the hon. Gentleman says what he hopes will one day come true, but others have other opinions, and it, is rather foolish to prophesy, so I will not follow the hon. Member into that field at all. We, of course, realise that those two instances were exceptions and not the rule. We hope the excellent work which is being carried on by the industrial court of the right hon. Gentleman's...

Orders of the Day — Supply. (26 Apr 1923)

Mr George Jarrett: That is true, and therefore, if my gentle tilt hits the Minister of Agriculture as well, I hope the lesson will be a double one. I want to emphasise what my right hon. Friend the Member for North-West Camberwell (Dr. Macnamara) put forward with reference to schemes to allow for a continuity of employment in future, that possibly now is the time when the right hon. Gentleman can get busy, and...


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