Results 1–20 of 21 for speaker:Sir Charles Starmer

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Lodging Allowance. ( 6 Aug 1924)

Sir Charles Starmer: 17. asked the Minister of Labour whether he will consider the question of making a lodging allowance to men who are compelled to work away from home and where they cannot get housing accommodation to remove their families?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Lodging Allowance. ( 6 Aug 1924)

Sir Charles Starmer: Will the right hon. Gentleman take steps to get power?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Stoppage of Benefit. ( 6 Aug 1924)

Sir Charles Starmer: 18. asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware that Mr. J. Harding, of 33, Pease street, Lingdale, Brotton, Yorkshire, had his unemployment benefit stopped for three weeks because he was forced to give up a job away from home by reason of the fact that the wages were only 37s. 2d. per week, which wages were insufficient to keep him and his family; that the Court of Referees disallowed...

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Redcar (Foreshore Park). ( 6 Aug 1924)

Sir Charles Starmer: 29. asked the Minister of Health whether he has received a resolution, passed unanimously at a largely attended meeting of ratepayers in the borough of Redcar, in the North Riding of Yorkshire, supporting the action of the council in proposing to lease four acres on the foreshore for the purpose of a pleasure park; and whether, seeing that it is intended to provide pleasure for large numbers...

Oral Answers to Questions — League of Nations.: Civil List Pensions. (28 Jul 1924)

Sir Charles Starmer: 24. asked the Prime Minister whether, in view of the increased cost of living which has been taken into consideration in the salaries paid to civil servants and others, His Majesty's Government will consider the desirability of promoting legislation for the purpose of increasing in amount the payments annually bestowed in the Civil List pensions in recognition of meritorious services?

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Letter Delivery, Shaw End. (22 Jul 1924)

Sir Charles Starmer: 69. asked the Postmaster-General whether he is aware that at Shaw End, Lealholm, in the North Riding of Yorkshire, there is only one delivery of letters every other day; and, as this causes great delay in correspondence, whether he will establish a daily delivery of letters in this village?

Orders of the Day — Housing (Financial Provisions) Bill.: New Clause. — (Extension of provisions of 13 and a George V., c. 24, s. 3, where local authority fails to take action.) (21 Jul 1924)

Sir Charles Starmer: I wish to suggest to the Minister the desirability of adding in line 4, after the word "undertake," the words "or who have undertaken." The reason for that addition is that, under the Act of 1923, many rural councils failed to build any houses at all. Men came out of the Army having no home, and having got their military grants and raised money from building societies and other sources, they...

Orders of the Day — Housing (Financial Provisions) Bill.: New Clause. — (Extension of provisions of 13 and a George V., c. 24, s. 3, where local authority fails to take action.) (21 Jul 1924)

Sir Charles Starmer: I beg to move, as an Amendment to the proposed new Clause, in line 4, after the word "undertake," to insert the words "or who have undertaken." The object of this Amendment is to make the Clause retrospective as regards the 1923 Act. The right hon. Gentleman knows that I have put to him several cases of extreme hardship which have been submitted to the local council and turned down by the...

Supply.: Grants for Compensation for Damage by Enemy Action. (10 Jul 1924)

Sir Charles Starmer: I am sure every one sympathised with the Government on being called upon to tackle the great problem of Reparations for damage by enemy action. I think every Member will gladly vote the payment of any sum of money necessary in order to give justice to these claimants, and therefore I deprecate any attack that may be made upon the Government in this matter. They are not to blame, and I do not...

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Property, Gretna. (16 Jun 1924)

Sir Charles Starmer: Will the hon. Member ask the Government to consider the question of utilising these premises for housing married soldiers and so save the spending of £400,000 in building houses at Catterick?

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Bricks. ( 4 Jun 1924)

Sir Charles Starmer: 63. asked the Minister of Health whether his attention has been drawn to the case of a landowner in a north-eastern district who, in spite of the prevailing scarcity in bricks, refuses to sell the land necessary for the extension of an adjoining brickfield; and whether he will take the necessary steps to obtain powers to intervene in a case of this sort?

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Bricks. ( 4 Jun 1924)

Sir Charles Starmer: 65. asked the Minister of Health whether he is aware that the increased cost of building houses on Tees-side is due to transport charges of bricks; and whether he will co-operate with the local brick manufacturers with a view to additional plant being installed under a. guarantee to take their increased production?

Orders of the Day — Catterick Camp (Supply of Bricks). (13 May 1924)

Sir Charles Starmer: I rise to call attention to the curtailment of housing in Darlington and Teesside by the Government using large quantities of bricks to build a military camp at Catterick. I do not raise this question in any carping spirit. I am satisfied that if attention is called to the facts of the case the Government will pause and consider their procedure.

Orders of the Day — Catterick Camp (Supply of Bricks). (13 May 1924)

Sir Charles Starmer: I do not wish to deal with this question in any carping spirit. But the bricks are needed for the supply of dwelling-houses for the working classes. Every Member of the House emphasised this matter at the last Election. By the supply of decent houses we will help to satisfy the great uneasiness and unrest that prevails. The facts are that 5,000,000 bricks have been ordered by Government...

Oral Answers to Questions — Employment Exchanges (Accommodation). ( 5 May 1924)

Sir Charles Starmer: Would it not ease matters if fewer attendances were called for each week? There are where men have to walk over 100 miles a month in order to sign on the unemployment register.

Oral Answers to Questions — Employment Exchanges (Accommodation). ( 5 May 1924)

Sir Charles Starmer: I have already tabled questions relating to cases of hardship, and there is no remedy from the present Government.

Oral Answers to Questions — Enemy Action Claims. (10 Mar 1924)

Sir Charles Starmer: Is the hon. Gentleman aware that even if the £7,000,000 is paid that payment is only made on the allotments, and that no attempt has been made to deal out justice?

Oral Answers to Questions — Enemy Action Claims. (26 Feb 1924)

Sir Charles Starmer: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware—

Oral Answers to Questions — Enemy Action Claims. (19 Feb 1924)

Sir Charles Starmer: 27. asked the President of the Board of Trade 'whether he is aware that the fund of £5,000,000 provided to deal with the claims of British subjects for suffering and damage arising out of enemy action during the War has proved totally inadequate to provide reasonable compensation in such cases; and whether, in view of the widespread dissatisfaction which obtains, it is proposed to allocate...

Oral Answers to Questions — Enemy Action Claims. (19 Feb 1924)

Sir Charles Starmer: Will the right hon. Gentleman say whether there is not s large number of people who are dissatisfied with the amounts, and whether the claims have not been met in the spirit of the grant rather than in the spirit of the injuries received; and will he allow a Court of Appeal to those of us who have suffered injury and are dissatisfied?


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