All 16 results for speaker:Dorothy Jewson

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Catering Trade (Trade Board). ( 6 Aug 1924)

Dorothy Jewson: 25. asked the Minister of Labour how many workers are likely to be affected by the light refreshment and dining room part of the catering trade for which he is proposing to set up a Trade Board?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Catering Trade (Trade Board). ( 6 Aug 1924)

Dorothy Jewson: Can the right hon. Gentleman define what he means by the dining room and light refreshment trade? Will the Board include Soho restaurant workers who badly need protection? Will it also include the workers in the refreshment club here—or are our refreshments too heavy? Further, does he not think it a mistake to divide a trade in which all the workers need protection, especially in view of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments.: Sex Equality. ( 6 Aug 1924)

Dorothy Jewson: 67. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will set up a committee to discuss the question of equal pay for equal work for men and women in the Civil Service?

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments.: Sex Equality. ( 6 Aug 1924)

Dorothy Jewson: Does not the hon. Member think that that reply was contrary to the spirit, if not the letter, of the Sex Disqualification Removal Act?

Oral Answers to Questions — Aliens.: Catering Trade. ( 4 Aug 1924)

Dorothy Jewson: 39. asked the Minister of Labour whether, in view of the evidence he has received of low pay and bad conditions of work in the catering trade, he proposes to set up a trade board?

Oral Answers to Questions — Aliens.: Trade Board Department. ( 4 Aug 1924)

Dorothy Jewson: 40. asked the Minister of Labour how many inspectors and investigators are employed in the Trade Board Department; by how many have these numbers increased since he took office; and will he ask the Treasury for a further grant, in view of the bad wages and conditions of many workers?

Oral Answers to Questions — House of Commons.: Birth Control. (30 Jul 1924)

Dorothy Jewson: Is the Minister aware that many working-class women attending these welfare centres are unfit to bear children and to bring up healthy children, and the doctors know they are unfit, and yet they are unable to give this information, which any upper or middle-class woman can obtain from a private doctor; and will he consider the bearing of this on the question of abortion, which is so terribly...

Orders of the Day — Agricultural Wages Bill.: New Schedule. (28 Jul 1924)

Dorothy Jewson: I think it is very important to realise in this Debate that this is not only a rural question affecting the agricultural workers, but is also a question which concerns those hon. Members who represent urban constituencies. For my part, representing Norwich, I can say that the problem of, the agricultural worker is constantly with us. During the last 50 or 60 years, thousands of workers have...

Oral Answers to Questions — House of Commons (Ladies in Dining Rooms). (24 Jul 1924)

Dorothy Jewson: Could the hon. Gentleman make it perfectly clear that lady Members have no special privileges, because they cannot take their friends in any more than the men can? It ought to be clear to the House that we have no special privileges.

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Catering Trade (Wages). (16 Jul 1924)

Dorothy Jewson: 36. asked the Minister of Labour whether any instructions are issued to Employment Exchanges with a view to checking the supply of cheap labour to catering employers; and what is the minimum rate of wages below Which work is not now offered to women at these Exchanges?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Catering Trade (Wages). (16 Jul 1924)

Dorothy Jewson: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that recently, at one of the Exchanges, a woman was offered a job at 10s. a week for work in a picture-house cafe from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m., and that she had her benefit stopped because she refused the job? Does the right hon. Gentleman think that that is suitable employment within the meaning of the rules?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Catering Trade (Wages). (16 Jul 1924)

Dorothy Jewson: It is quite a common case.

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Benefit Not Claimed. ( 3 Jul 1924)

Dorothy Jewson: 59. asked the Minister of Labour the amount of unemployment benefit which has not been claimed by applicants at the Employment Exchanges during the last six months?

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments.: Catering Trade (Pay and Conditions). ( 3 Jul 1924)

Dorothy Jewson: Is it not the fact that the Employment Exchanges are used to supply cheap labour to the employers for Wembley and elsewhere, and will the Minister not give instructions to the Exchanges that no woman shall be offered a job below a decent wage?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Emyployment Exchanges. (25 Jun 1924)

Dorothy Jewson: 34. asked the Minister of Labour the number of claims of women to uncovenanted benefit which were disallowed by rota sub-committees last month; and whether he will grant the same right of appeal in the case of uncovenanted as in the case of covenanted benefits?

Orders of the Day — Representation of the People Act (1918) Amendment Bill. (29 Feb 1924)

Dorothy Jewson: I beg to second the Motion. I desire to draw attention to the fact that the principle of the Bill, to grant equal franchise to women, has been acknowledged and accepted by the House on a very large number of occasions by an overwhelming vote. Following on the 1918 Act, which was only accepted as a compromise and a temporary measure, the Coalition Government at the General Election in 1918...


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