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Orders of the Day — Summary Jurisdiction (Separation and Maintenance) Bill.: New Clause. — (Power to apportion furniture.) (17 Jul 1925)

Mr Frederick Pethick-Lawrence: I said the Clause originated, I thought, with one of the magistrates. I do not know; I am only expressing an opinion.

Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants.: Dependants' Pensions. (22 Jul 1925)

Mr Frederick Pethick-Lawrence: 77. asked the Minister of Pensions how many of the 191,580 pre-War dependants' pensions in issue are drawn by widows and widowers, respectively; and what has been the diminution in the number of pre-War dependants' pensions in each of the years 1922, 1923 and 1924?

Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants.: Dependants' Pensions. (22 Jul 1925)

Mr Frederick Pethick-Lawrence: 78. asked the Minister of Pensions the number of invalid sisters, brothers and other dependants of men killed in the War or who died as the result of war service who are over 40 years, 50 years and 60 years of age, respectively; and the number of other dependants' pensions that have terminated owing to the death of the recipients in 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923 and 1924?

Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants.: Parents' Pensions. (22 Jul 1925)

Mr Frederick Pethick-Lawrence: 79. asked the Minister of Pensions the number of parents' pre-War dependence pensions and parents' flat-rate pensions that are subject to transfer to the surviving parent and the number of parents receiving a pension, apart from need pensions, owing to the loss of a son through war service, who are over 40 years, 50 years and 60 years of age, respectively?

Orders of the Day — Contributorypensionsbill. (22 Jul 1925)

Mr Frederick Pethick-Lawrence: I beg to second the Amendment. I have great pleasure in associating myself with this proposal. The Minister I think will agree that this is not a moral question, because it was the intention to include the illegitimate child in the Bill. I wish to point out that the actual words in the Bill are limited, and might easily exclude children who ought reasonably to come within its provisions. I do...

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Exchanges. (5 Aug 1925)

Mr Frederick Pethick-Lawrence: 29. asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware that the staff at the Leicester Employment Exchange, women's branch, are subjected to frequent and extensive overtime, and that many of them have to work all day by artificial light; and what steps he proposes to take to remedy these conditions?

Orders of the Day — Gold Standard. (5 Aug 1925)

Mr Frederick Pethick-Lawrence: We have heard from the Chancellor of the Exchequer the speech that we all expected— a speech which fascinated the House, which, no doubt, will fascinate a large part of the country, but which, nevertheless, will not, in consequence of that, be true in fact; and, not only so, but it will not bring back into employment the 300,000 men who have lost their jobs, and it will not restore...

Oral Answers to Questions — Silk and Import Duties. (6 Aug 1925)

Mr Frederick Pethick-Lawrence: 25. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware that there is dissatisfaction among traders at Customs delays and other difficulties caused by the silk and other duties; and what steps he proposes to take in the matter?

Oral Answers to Questions — India (Sikar Estate). (7 Aug 1925)

Mr Frederick Pethick-Lawrence: 14. asked the Under-Secretary of State for India whether he can now state what is the annual revenue of the sub-State of Sikar; how much of this revenue is secured from the land; and what is the amount of money spent annually on public education and public health?

Oral Answers to Questions — India (Sikar Estate). (7 Aug 1925)

Mr Frederick Pethick-Lawrence: Does not the right hon. and gallant Gentleman consider that the proportion is very small?

Oral Answers to Questions — India (Sikar Estate). (7 Aug 1925)

Mr Frederick Pethick-Lawrence: 15. asked the Under-Secretary of State for India whether he is aware that there has recently been an increase of 25 per cent, in the land tax levied on the peasants in the sub-State of Sikar, and that a number of them who expressed their unwillingness or inability to pay this increased amount were arrested and punished, and what was the nature of the punishment inflicted upon them?

Oral Answers to Questions — India (Sikar Estate). (7 Aug 1925)

Mr Frederick Pethick-Lawrence: 16. asked the Under-Secretary of State for India whether he is aware that 18 peasants in the sub-State of Sikar, who had assembled on 5th March for the purpose of proceeding to Jaipur to lay their grievances before the authorities, were arrested without warrant; whether and, if so, how soon any charge was preferred against them in a Court of Law; whether he is aware that two of their leaders...

Orders of the Day — Ways and Means. (7 Dec 1925)

Mr Frederick Pethick-Lawrence: Twice during these Debates the President of the Board of Trade has called our attention to the necessity of respecting most-favoured-nation treaties, and he has pointed out to the House that a certain proposal made from these benches or on our left would be impossible without violating those treaties. I should certainly be the last person to want to do anything which would violate a treaty of...

Orders of the Day — Safeguarding of Industries (Customs Duties) Bill. (9 Dec 1925)

Mr Frederick Pethick-Lawrence: The same class of car?

Oral Answers to Questions — Mercantile Marine.: Ships' Wireless Operators (Wages Dispute). (21 Dec 1925)

Mr Frederick Pethick-Lawrence: 62. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether, in view of the fact that his decision to waive the Regulations relating to the use of wireless on ships is acting to the prejudice of marine wireless operators, who are resisting a reduction in wages, he will consider the advisability of enforcing the Regulations in question in the event of the employers refusing to co-operate in any...

Oral Answers to Questions — Territorial Army.: Married Women (Nationality). (21 Dec 1925)

Mr Frederick Pethick-Lawrence: 114. asked the Home Secretary whether he has now received replies from all or any of the Governments of the Dominions as to the Resolution relating to the nationality of married women passed by this House on 18th February; and whether he will lay Papers giving the terms of these replies?

Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants.: Need Pensions. (4 Feb 1926)

Mr Frederick Pethick-Lawrence: 5. asked the Minister of Pensions whether he is aware that in the case of Mrs. Sutton, 7/DP/2816, of Northumberland Street, Leicester, the need pension of £1 a week was reduced by 10s. a week, owing to the fact that she made application for the widow's pension of 10s. under the Widows and Orphans Act, and prior to any such pension having been received by her; whether Mrs. Sutton is yet in...

Oral Answers to Questions — Pentonville Prison Disturbances (Inquiry). (4 Feb 1926)

Mr Frederick Pethick-Lawrence: 22. asked the Home Secretary whether he can publish the Report of the inquiry held into the incident which took place in His Majesty's prison at Pentonville on Sunday, 24th January; whether such inquiry was held by a member of the Prison Commission Department of the Home Office or by some independent person; whether anyone is charged with presenting the case for the prisoners at such...

Oral Answers to Questions — Pentonville Prison Disturbances (Inquiry). (4 Feb 1926)

Mr Frederick Pethick-Lawrence: Will the right hon. Gentleman consider the desirability of appointing independent persons in certain cases to investigate such a state of affairs, without casting any aspersion on the excellence of the Prison Commissioners? Can he say whether, in point of fact, prisoners have been transferred in this particular case?

Oral Answers to Questions — Contributory Pensions Act.: Widow's Pension (MRS. M. J. Shuter). (4 Feb 1926)

Mr Frederick Pethick-Lawrence: 70. asked the Minister of Health what has been the reason for the delay in granting a widow's pension to Mrs. M. J. Shuter, of 1, Denmark Street, Leicester, who has four dependent children, whose husband died four years ago, having been an insured person under the National Health Insurance Acts, and who made application several months ago for a widow's pension under the new Act; whether the...


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