Mr Walter Windsor: 17. asked the Minister of Pensions whether a circular has been issued to pensions committees modifying the procedure set up last year regarding the submission of resolutions to advisory councils of the Ministry; and, if so, whether he will place copies of the circular in the Library for the information of Members of the House?
Mr Walter Windsor: 5. asked the Minister of Pensions what is the number of staff in the finance branch of the Ministry in London; and how many are graded above the rank of Grade 1 clerk?
Mr Walter Windsor: 66. asked the Minister of Health whether he has yet approved for subsidy the erection of Weir houses by local authorities; and, if so, whether he will give particulars of the local authorities and the number and type of houses?
Mr Walter Windsor: 67. asked the Minister of Health whether he will take steps to collect regularly from local authorities particulars of the number of houses of all kinds built in their areas, in continuation of the particulars obtained for the two years ending 30th September, 1924?
Mr Walter Windsor: I beg to give notice that, on this day fortnight, I shall call attention to the destitute and impoverished condition of the working class in this country, and move a Resolution.
Mr Walter Windsor: 33. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies how many skilled workers have emigrated abroad each year since the War; and to what industries they belonged?
Mr Walter Windsor: 5. asked the Minister of Pensions whether he is aware that Mr. Beckett, of Manchester, who has the local contact for the supply of surgical boots to the Ministry of Pensions, lets the work out to sub-contract and that the boots are made by a man named York at Long Buckby: and whether he will have inquiries made, and if it be found that the work is being put out to sub-contract, will arrange...
Mr Walter Windsor: Would the hon. and gallant Gentleman receive representations from the union concerned with the matter, in as much as the contract is much below the price being paid by the Ministry?
Mr Walter Windsor: Is the hon. and gallant Gentleman aware that under the terms of the contract it means that 100 men are being thrown out of work in Manchester?
Mr Walter Windsor: 6. asked the Minister of Pensions the names and qualifications of the members of the Central Advisory Committee; whether the new Committee has yet met; whether any recommendation has been made by the Central Advisory Committee that a pension shall be payable from the date of application for same, and in the case of a widow from the death of her husband in cases where, after the Ministry of...
Mr Walter Windsor: 91. asked the Secretary for Mines if he has any information as to the intention of the London coal merchants to increase the price of coal to the consumer by 2s. per ton; and, if so, whether he proposes to take action on the matter?
Mr Walter Windsor: Will the hon. Gentleman's Department consider the advisability of hanging a few of these exploiters?
Mr Walter Windsor: 72. asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury to whom, and to what amounts, hereditary pensions are now being paid; and the total amount so paid up to 31st December, 1923?