All 14 results for speaker:Sir George McCrae

Orders of the Day — Housing (Financial Provisions) Bill.: Clause 4. — (Termination, of Government liability to make contribution.) (21 Jul 1924)

Sir George McCrae: I beg to move, in page 5, line 31, after the word "houses" to insert the words in the absence of adequate arrangements for the necessary increase in the supply of labour and materials at reasonable prices or. There is no reference whatever in the Bill to the augmentation in the supply of labour or materials. The Committee will recollect that when we were discussing the Financial Resolution I...

Orders of the Day — Housing (Financial Provisions) Bill.: Clause 4. — (Termination, of Government liability to make contribution.) (21 Jul 1924)

Sir George McCrae: I hoped that the insertion of these words would be quite intelligible to the hon. and learned Gentleman. If he will read the Clause carefully he will see that they are quite clear. The Sub-section, as amended. would read: Subject as hereinafter provided, the Minister and the Scottish Board of Health may jointly make an order under this Section declaring that no contributions shall be made by...

Orders of the Day — Housing (Financial Provisions) Bill.: Clause 4. — (Termination, of Government liability to make contribution.) (21 Jul 1924)

Sir George McCrae: I have considered very carefully the terms of the Amendment proposed by the Minister of Health, and, as they are in exactly the same words as the Amendment which I have moved I am quite prepared to accept the Minister's new form and to ask leave to withdraw my Amendment.

Orders of the Day — Housing (Financial Provisions) Bill.: Clause 4. — (Termination, of Government liability to make contribution.) (21 Jul 1924)

Sir George McCrae: On a point of Order. There is another Amendment in the name of the hon. Member for Blackley (Mr. P. Oliver) and others dealing with apprentices.

Orders of the Day — Housing (Financial Provisions) Bill.: Clause 4. — (Termination, of Government liability to make contribution.) (21 Jul 1924)

Sir George McCrae: I beg to move, in page 5, line 42, at the end, to insert the words (b) if the Minister and Board are of opinion that adequate arrangements have not been made for the necessary supply of labour and materials at reasonable prices. This Amendment is very witch in the same terms as the one that I moved earlier in the Debate. I only move it formally now so as to give the Minister an opportunity of...

Orders of the Day — Housing (Financial Provisions) Bill.: Clause 4. — (Termination, of Government liability to make contribution.) (21 Jul 1924)

Sir George McCrae: I am quite willing to accept the Amendment suggested by the Minister, and I ask have to withdraw my Amendment.

Orders of the Day — Housing (Financial Provisions) Bill.: Clause 4. — (Termination, of Government liability to make contribution.) (21 Jul 1924)

Sir George McCrae: I also make an appeal to my hon. Friend, under the circumstances, not to press his Amendment.

Oral Answers to Questions — Russia.: Hungary (British Claims). (30 Jun 1924)

Sir George McCrae: 28. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he has requested the British administrator of Hungarian property to notify the Hungarian Government that unpaid overdue payments due to the British administrator by the Hungarian Government must be made good out of the proceeds of the new Hungarian loan about to be issued in London?

Orders of the Day — Housing (Financial Provisions) [Money]. (4 Jun 1924)

Sir George McCrae: I beg to move, in line 18, after the word "provision," to insert the words, in the absence of adequate arrangements for the necessary increase in the supply of labour and materials at reasonable prices. I hope that the Minister will accept this Amendment, because it is calculated to strengthen his hands. There can be no doubt that the crux of the housing question is in the supply of labour....

Orders of the Day — Housing (Financial Provisions) [Money]. (4 Jun 1924)

Sir George McCrae: No. I had hoped that the Minister would accept it.

Oral Answers to Questions — Income Tax. (28 Feb 1924)

Sir George McCrae: 86. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will consider the advisability of basing the assessment of Income Tax under Schedule D on the profits of the year of assessment instead of on a three years' average as at present, in view of the fact that the next financial year will afford an opportunity of doing so with the least dislocation to the revenue?

Orders of the Day — Supply. (21 Feb 1924)

Sir George McCrae: The Secretary for Scotland has made a very short statement and I do not think he has made it quite clear that this is the first occasion on which we are asked to vote Supply for the housing scheme of 1923. I am very much disappointed at the small sum the right hon. Gentleman is asking. It means that although housing conditions in Scotland are very much worse than in England, there is less...

Orders of the Day — Supply. (21 Feb 1924)

Sir George McCrae: It is a confession that the Act of 1923 has been a complete failure in Scotland. My right hon. Friend, I think, ought to tell us what is the reason for this failure of the Act in Scotland, even compared with what is being done in England. I should like him to tell us whether it is due to the inadequate financial provisions of the Act or to the shortage of labour. I believe the financial...

Orders of the Day — Supply. (21 Feb 1924)

Sir George McCrae: And in England also.


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