Results 61–80 of 133 for speaker:Mr Walter Windsor

Oral Answers to Questions — Scott Insulated Wire Company, Limited (Employes). (22 Jun 1939)

Mr Walter Windsor: asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware that the Scott Insulated Wire Company, Limited, of Queensland Works, Queensbury, London, N.W.9, dismissed 20 of their employés on 3rd May because they had joined a trade union on 28th April last; and whether steps will be taken to ensure that a firm engaged in direct or subsidiary Government contract work shall not continue in a policy of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scott Insulated Wire Company, Limited (Employes). (22 Jun 1939)

Mr Walter Windsor: Will the Minister make inquiries as to whether this firm is merely a subsidiary of the Vogel Wire Company, which is entirely German-controlled, and whether it is part of their policy to employ non-union labour and to be anti-Jewish?

Oral Answers to Questions — Mercantile Marine (Lascars). (6 Jun 1939)

Mr Walter Windsor: asked the President of the Board of Trade the number of lascar seamen now employed in British ships; and what increase in the number has taken place since 1930? The President of the Board of Trade (Mr. Oliver Stanley): The number of lascars employed at some time during 1938 on sea-trading vessels registered at ports in the United Kingdom was 50,700, representing a decrease of 5,700 compared...

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Lascar Seamen. (5 Jun 1939)

Mr Walter Windsor: asked the Under-Secretary of State for India the number of lascar seamen employed on ships of other than British nationality; and particulars of the demand of each foreign nation for such labour?

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Lascar Seamen. (5 Jun 1939)

Mr Walter Windsor: asked the Under-Secretary of State for India whether he can give a report on the health of lascar sea- men in view of the fact that the Government of India has removed all restrictions on the employment of lascars as deck hands on vessels proceeding to the east coast of America, North of 38 degrees North latitude and the Baltic during the winter months?

Orders of the Day — Charitable Collections (Regulation) Bill.: Clause 1. — (Charitable collections from house to house to be licensed.) (5 May 1939)

Mr Walter Windsor: I beg to second the Amendment. It is an age-long custom, when people are in distress, economic or otherwise, many of them unable to keep up premiums on insurance policies and so forth, to make such collections in order to meet the various needs that occur; and in such circumstances it seems to me morally wrong for anyone to intervene and refuse to people the right to collect small sums that...

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Engineering and Shipbuilding. (2 Mar 1939)

Mr Walter Windsor: asked the Minister of Labour the number of skilled engineers, boiler-makers, and those engaged in ship building and ship repairing, placed on the unemployment register since January, 1938?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Hull. (2 Mar 1939)

Mr Walter Windsor: asked the Minister of Labour the total number of unemployed in Hull at the last available date; and how many of these have been unemployed for three months, six months, nine months, one year, two years, or more?

Oral Answers to Questions — Mercantile Marine.: Vessels (Insanitary Conditions). (26 Jul 1938)

Mr Walter Windsor: asked the President of the Board of Trade (1) whether he is aware that, during 1937, of 6,664 vessels subjected to sanitary inspection by the Hull and Goole port health authority 1,67o were found to have defects; and whether, in view of the fact that in only 423 instances were the defects rectified, he will consider the advisability of strengthening existing powers for ensuring proper...

Oral Answers to Questions — Fishing Industry.: Northern Waters. (2 Jun 1938)

Mr Walter Windsor: asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he is now in a position to make a pronouncement with regard to the Northern Waters (Restriction) Order so as to relieve the anxieties of those engaged in the industry?

Oral Answers to Questions — Fishing Industry.: Northern Waters. (2 Jun 1938)

Mr Walter Windsor: If I put a question down in two or three weeks' time, will the Minister be able to give any information on this matter, as there is a good deal of urgency about it, particularly in Hull, Grimsby and ports of that kind?

Orders of the Day — Sea Fish Industry Bill.: Fourth Schedule. — (Provisions corresponding to Certain Provisions of the Agricultural Marketing Acts, 1931 to 1934.) (7 Apr 1938)

Mr Walter Windsor: As one of the representatives of Hull I think it is as well, inasmuch as much has been said about crews and captains and others associated with the fishing industry, that a word should be said about those working on the dock side, who will inevitably be thrown out of employment as a consequence of this Bill. I have received instructions, as it were, to oppose the Bill, but I think even my...

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.

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 — Supply.: Foreign Office. (25 Jun 1937)

Mr Walter Windsor: Mr. Windsor rose—

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...


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