Results 41–60 of 133 for speaker:Mr Walter Windsor

Oral Answers to Questions — Landed Estates (Formation of Limited Companies). (29 Apr 1926)

Mr Walter Windsor: 31. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether his attention has been drawn to the action of landed proprietors in turning their estates into companies; and whether, seeing that such companies will result in a loss of revenue to the country in Income Tax and Death Duties, it is proposed to take any action to prevent such loss?

Oral Answers to Questions — Motor Traffic.: Commercial Vehicles and Hackney Carriages. (3 May 1926)

Mr Walter Windsor: 50. asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department the number of licences current at the latest available date for commercial goods vehicles and motor hackney carriages, respectively, classified in each case according to horse power?

Orders of the Day — Unemployment. (19 Dec 1927)

Mr Walter Windsor: I beg to second the Motion. This problem of unemployment is one which the Government have had brought before their notice from year to year. It is many years since 1893, when the late James Keir Hardie in this House moved an Amendment and spoke on a King's Speech on a problem of this kind. Year after year the same problem has been brought before this House, and year after year the same kind...

Oral Answers to Questions — Aviation.: Government Contract Work (Bank Holiday Pay). (21 Dec 1927)

Mr Walter Windsor: 33. asked the Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department, as representing the First Commissioner of Works, whether he is aware that a request has been made that employés in the building maintenance section of the Office of Works should be paid for the bank holiday, 27th December, in common with those who are direct employés; that the request has been refused on the ground that the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Aviation.: Government Contract Work (Bank Holiday Pay). (21 Dec 1927)

Mr Walter Windsor: Is the hon. and gallant Gentleman not aware that the engineering and gas industries have already granted these concessions, and would it not be a right and proper thing for the Government to carry out similar concessions, especially in view of peace in industry in our time?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Fishing Industry (Filey Brig Bell Buoy). (3 Mar 1936)

Mr Walter Windsor: asked the President of the Board of Trade whether his attention has been called to a petition, signed by 50 Filey fishermen, asking the North Eastern Fisheries Committee for a light to be placed on the Filey Brig bell-buoy; and whether, as the bell at present provided is inadequate and cannot be heard by the fishermen unless their engines are stopped, thereby adding danger to the lives of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Bridge (Deptford Creek). (18 Mar 1936)

Mr Walter Windsor: asked the Minister of Transport whether he is aware that the Southern Electric Railway runs across a wooden bridge over Deptford Creek and is responsible for holding up river traffic, and thus interfering with employment through vessels not being able to reach McCalls' wharf; and whether he will take steps to put an end to this obstruction of traffic?

Oral Answers to Questions — League of Nations.: White Fish (Embargo). (6 Jul 1936)

Mr Walter Windsor: asked the Minister of Agriculture whether his attention has been called to the serious situation arising among the fish-fryers of Hull and Blackpool; and whether he will now take steps to lift the embargo on white fish, particularly in view of the rise in price of this commodity, which is making it difficult for many fish-fryers to carry on their business?

Oral Answers to Questions — Mercantile Marine.: Candidates' Examination Centres. (15 Dec 1936)

Mr Walter Windsor: asked the President of the Board of Trade whether, in view of the difficulties of candidates sitting for the Mercantile Marine examinations in having to travel long distances for such examinations, he will arrange for Hull to be made an examination centre?

Inheritance (Family Provision) Bill. (22 Jan 1937)

Mr Walter Windsor: I beg to move, "That the Bill be now read a Second time." The principle embodied in this Bill has had rather a checkered career in this House, and perhaps I may be permitted briefly to make a few observations about the history of the principle that is embodied. In 1931 the hon. Member for the combined English Universities (Miss Rathbone) brought in a Bill which was read a Second time by...

Oral Answers to Questions — Spain. (12 Apr 1937)

Mr Walter Windsor: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he is now in a position to state what progress, if any, has been made by the Non-Intervention Committee respecting the withdrawal of foreign combatants from Spain?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Cardroom Workers (Respiratory Illness, Compensation). (15 Apr 1937)

Mr Walter Windsor: asked the Home Secretary whether he is now in a position to announce if he has set up a committee to consider a suitable compensation scheme for the diseases of bronchitis and asthma arising out of cardroom dust?

Inheritance (Family Provision) Bill. (27 May 1937)

Mr Walter Windsor: I beg to move, That the Order [25th May] that the Bill, as amended (in the Standing Committee), be considered upon Saturday, 24th July, having been made upon the Motion of a Member not duly authorised by the Member in charge of the Bill, be read, and discharged; that the Bill, as amended (in the Standing Committee), be considered upon Monday next. The reason for the Motion is, I think, fully...

Oral Answers to Questions — Economic League. (21 Jun 1937)

Mr Walter Windsor: asked the Attorney-General whether his attention has been called to the fact revealed in a recent case in the High Court that confidential information had been disclosed to Mr. Baker White and Major Hoare, officers of the Economic League, by the Manchester city police; what steps he proposes to take to discover whether, in fact, police documents containing the names of, and information...

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Foreign Office. (25 Jun 1937)

Mr Walter Windsor: Mr. Windsor rose—

Oral Answers to Questions — Industrial Diseases. (9 Dec 1937)

Mr Walter Windsor: In view of this coming under the medical arrangement scheme, are not the Department contravening their duty in handing over the duty to a local authority and not reimbursing that authority for the extra expenditure involved?

Orders of the Day — Blind Persons Bill.: Clause 2. — (Duty of local authorities to promote welfare of blind persons.) (1 Feb 1938)

Mr Walter Windsor: I beg to move, in page 2, line 24, at the end, to insert: or who at the time of his death was a member of the household of which such a blind person as aforesaid was at that time a member and was dependent on him. This Amendment may appear to be a very small one, but nevertheless it is of considerable importance to those blind persons in whose families death unfortunately occurs, and who are...

Orders of the Day — Blind Persons Bill.: Clause 2. — (Duty of local authorities to promote welfare of blind persons.) (1 Feb 1938)

Mr Walter Windsor: I have only a word to add to what my hon. Friend has said. It is that the purpose of the Amendment is to get an explanation from the Minister as to the precise meaning of these words, which also appear in the Act of 1920. So far as we can gather, they mean that the institution in question may be either a Poor Law institution or any other kind of institution. We are merely concerned that they...

Orders of the Day — Blind Persons Bill.: Clause 3. — (Recovery of cost of assistance by one English local authority from another.) (1 Feb 1938)

Mr Walter Windsor: I beg to move, in page 3, line 8, at the end, to insert: Provided that when at the instance of one council a blind person is resident in the area of another council for the purposes of being trained or employed in a workshop or other institution such blind person shall for the purposes of the Act be deemed to be ordinarily resident in the area of the first-named council, and nothing in this...

Orders of the Day — Blind Persons Bill.: Clause 3. — (Recovery of cost of assistance by one English local authority from another.) (1 Feb 1938)

Mr Walter Windsor: In view of the statement of the Minister that he is prepared to look into cases of hardship not only with regard to Hull, but with regard to places similarly situated, I beg to ask leave to withdraw the Amendment.


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