Results 81–100 of 133 for speaker:Mr Walter Windsor

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 — 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?

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?

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 — 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?

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 — 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 — 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 — 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?

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 — 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?

Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants.: Special Grants Committee. (29 Apr 1926)

Mr Walter Windsor: 1. asked the Minister of Pensions what reason, if any, was given for the resignation of the Special Grants Committee, and whether the respective parties in the House will be consulted about the membership of the Special Grants Committee should it be necessary to appoint a new Committee?

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 — Unemployment.: Kensington Gardens. (31 Mar 1926)

Mr Walter Windsor: 52. asked the Postmaster-General whether he has received any complaints against the action of his Department in cutting up the turf, etc., in Kensington Gardens for the purpose of laying electric cables; what sanction, if any, was obtained before this work was undertaken; and what is the reason for spoiling the amenities of this park?

Orders of the Day — Building Materials (Charges and Supply) Bill. (19 Mar 1926)

Mr Walter Windsor: I beg to second the Motion. I am not so much concerned with the m3ie question of prices as such, as with the question of providing houses for the people. I come from one of the London areas whore the housing conditions are among the most demoralising to be found in the whole of London. It has been reported by the Medical Officer of Health that 80 per cent, of the houses in Bethnal Green are...

Orders of the Day — Building Materials (Charges and Supply) Bill. (19 Mar 1926)

Mr Walter Windsor: I do not know, but it is quite immaterial to me. Whatever the capital may be, what I am concerned about is the amount of profit. That profit is obviously derivable from house construction, and must come from the persons who pay the rents for the houses.

Orders of the Day — Building Materials (Charges and Supply) Bill. (19 Mar 1926)

Mr Walter Windsor: If the hon. and gallant Member will wait, I am coming to that point— In addition to the distribution of £70,000 of these profits in the form of a capital bonus—the fourth within six years—the directors have raised the dividend to 20 per cent. for the year against 15 per cent, for 1924 and 10 per cent. for 1923, while the balance carried forward is increased by £49,862 to £87,212....

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Royal Indian Navy. (22 Feb 1926)

Mr Walter Windsor: 26. asked the Under-Secretary of State for India what percentage of the commissioned ranks in the Indian Navy it is proposed to allocate to Indians?

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Royal Indian Navy. (22 Feb 1926)

Mr Walter Windsor: 25. asked the Under-Secretary of State for India whether the opinion of the Legislative Assembly has been sought or obtained on the question of the Indian Navy?


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