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Results 1–20 of 198 for speaker:Mr William McKeag

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry.: Durham. (24 Oct 1935)

Mr William McKeag: 65. asked the Secretary for Mines whether he is in a position to make any statement as to the possibility of reopening the Hetton, Lyons, and Hazard collieries in the county of Durham?

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry.: Wages. (24 Oct 1935)

Mr William McKeag: 66. asked the Secretary for Mines whether in the event of the mineowners refusing voluntarily to meet the representatives of the Miners' Federation, any machinery exists which could be utilised for compelling the owners to meet the men's representatives; and, if so, whether it is proposed to invoke such machinery?

Orders of the Day — ASSURANCE COMPANIES (WINDING UP) BILL [Lords]. (25 Jul 1935)

Mr William McKeag: It has been my painful lot to have to deal with a number of cases of distressing hardship at the liquidation of certain of the companies which have been mentioned by the right hon. Gentleman to-night. While, with certain reservations, I welcome the Bill, I share the apprehensions of my hon. Friend the Member for East Birkenhead (Mr. White) as to whether it will accomplish the object that we...

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Mines Department of the Board of Trade. (24 Jul 1935)

Mr William McKeag: How many tons of coal?

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Mines Department of the Board of Trade. (24 Jul 1935)

Mr William McKeag: The hon. Member for Mansfield (Mr. C. Brown) will forgive me if I do not traverse the ground which he has covered in his speech, because, owing to the exigencies of time, my remarks must be limited within a narrow space. This is the fifth occasion during the last week or two on which I have sat throughout a Debate in the hope of making some contribution to it, and my pockets are bulging with...

Orders of the Day — Industrial Depression. (23 Jul 1935)

Mr William McKeag: The hon. Gentleman must acknowledge that those hon. Members who did not vote for that proposal, were Members representing depressed areas and areas which depend on the coal industry.

Orders of the Day — Ministry of Health. (17 Jul 1935)

Mr William McKeag: I do not want to enter into the merits or demerits of the doctrine which has just been the subject of a little private debate between the Noble Lady and the hon. Member who spoke last, except to say that, at any rate, one can pay a tribute to the Noble Lady for having delivered a very courageous speech. It must have required some little effort to make a speech of that kind, and it is one of...

Orders of the Day — Ministry of Health. (17 Jul 1935)

Mr William McKeag: I must bow to your Ruling and forbear to make any reference to the special point which was to be the keynote of the few remarks I proposed to address to the Committee, but I would like merely to say that, in matters connected with the administration of the lunacy law, a correspondence has passed between myself and the Ministry of Health, and, rightly or wrongly, I was under the impression...

Orders of the Day — Ministry of Health. (17 Jul 1935)

Mr William McKeag: I am much obliged to you, Captain Bourne, for having so specifically put the Ruling which clearly forbids my making any further reference to the matter. Perhaps, however, I may now be permitted to deal with another matter which I have very much at heart—the administration of what is called slum clearance under the Housing Act, 1930. There is a belief that at the moment a great crusade is...

Orders of the Day — Ministry of Health. (17 Jul 1935)

Mr William McKeag: In the circumstances which obtain here, the question of whether or not these people should be treated properly, is, in my submission, one of administration.

Orders of the Day — Ministry of Health. (17 Jul 1935)

Mr William McKeag: I appreciate that, and I have no intention whatever of making any suggestion to the Committee which would require for its approval certain additional legislation. If I find it neces- sary to do that at any time I appreciate that I must find some other occasion and some other means of doing so. This is a matter in regard to Which I cannot proceed with arguments which require additional...

Orders of the Day — Ministry of Health. (17 Jul 1935)

Mr William McKeag: I have in mind the case of a medical officer who, in accordance with the requirements of the Act, made what is called the necessary representation. About 115 houses were concerned in that representation which he made to the council, for demolition, but he admitted in cross-examination that he had not inspected a single one of those houses for a period of approximately 18 years. That is the...

Orders of the Day — Ministry of Health. (17 Jul 1935)

Mr William McKeag: Are we to understand that the hon. Gentleman is suggesting that there is acute malnutrition in the county of Durham, including the areas he has mentioned and the area which he represents.

Orders of the Day — Ministry of Health. (17 Jul 1935)

Mr William McKeag: Then are we to understand from the hon. Gentleman that the Durham County Council is not doing its work properly?

Orders of the Day — Ministry of Health. (17 Jul 1935)

Mr William McKeag: rose—

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Regulations. (9 Jul 1935)

Mr William McKeag: 32. asked the Minister of Transport the actual number of Regulations of all kinds which have been issued by the Ministry of Transport since 1st July, 1930, giving separately the actual number (stated consecutively) of Regulations issued under the Road Traffic Act, 1930, the Road and Rail Traffic Act, 1933, and the Road Traffic Act, 1934?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Regulations. (9 Jul 1935)

Mr William McKeag: Would it not be possible for the Department to codify the Regulations in regard to specific subjects, at any rate?

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry.: Closed Collieries, Durham. (9 Jul 1935)

Mr William McKeag: 24. asked the Secretary for Mines whether it is proposed to take any special steps in regard to the 1,000 unemployed miners who were displaced by the closing down recently of the Hetton Lyons and Hazard collieries, in the county of Durham, and who have not been re-absorbed by neighbouring collieries?

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry.: Closed Collieries, Durham. (9 Jul 1935)

Mr William McKeag: Has the Secretary for Mines appreciated the fact that the displacement of this large number of men will mean a further charge on a distressed area, and will he see whether any special steps can be taken by the Commissioner to alleviate the conditions?

Oral Answers to Questions — Undefended Divorce Cases. (9 Jul 1935)

Mr William McKeag: 40. asked the Attorney-General whether, having regard to the large number of witnesses from all parts of the country who are called upon to appear in undefended divorce cases which on the average only occupy the time of the court for a few minutes, representations might be made to assize judges to indicate, not later than commission day, the date on which it is proposed to hear these cases?


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