Mr Charles White: Does the right hon. Gentleman remember that on 23rd June he promised that the situation should be reviewed, and said that was an agreement which should not be perpetuated, and if that is so, could there be a more fitting opportunity, in the interest of economy, to take some action in this matter?
Mr Charles White: I have it here.
Mr Charles White: Is it not a fact that the principal work of one of these gentlemen is in the country and not in this House, and should he be paid his £2,000 a year for that?
Mr Charles White: 24. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will inquire into the great dissatisfaction that exists with regard to the procedure being adopted before the Committee appointed by him to consider applications under Part II of the Safeguarding of Industries Act; whether he is aware that evidence is not given under oath, and that therefore no penalty can be imposed for wilful false...
Mr Charles White: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that in practice the truth is disregarded and there is no remedy?
Mr Charles White: 16. asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware of the great inconvenience caused to the unemployed by the closing of the sub-office at Tideswell; that Tideswell is the centre of a district in which there are many large factories and quarries; and that the nearest Exchange is at Bradwell, which is four miles away over very hilly country; and whether, under the exceptional circumstances,...
Mr Charles White: I beg to move, in Part IV, paragraph 3 (2), after the word "accountants," to insert the words "or by a practising professional accountant approved by the Commissioners of Inland Revenue." I confess that I am out of my element in wandering into the realms of finance, but my submission is that there are many competent expert accountants who are not members of any incorporated society of...
Mr Charles White: I sympathise with the Government in their desire to adjourn. I wonder that they have survived this week, considering how many hard knocks they have received, and I am certain the members of the Government, after such a strenuous time, need an opportunity to recuperate both morally, spiritually, physically and mentally. While I admire the eloquence of the hon. Member for Barnard Castle (Mr....
Mr Charles White: 56. asked the Chief Secretary whether an inquiry has been held into the death of Michael Mullooly, said to have been shot by members of the Crown forces on 24th March at Kiltrustan, County Roscommon; and with what result?
Mr Charles White: 44. asked the Chief Secretary how many police are under arrest for the beating of prisoners, which was admitted at two separate courts-martial at Limerick lately; and when are they to be put on trial?
Mr Charles White: 45. asked the Chief Secretary whether any investigation was made at the Court of Inquiry into the killing of three men at Castle Connell into the charge that dum-dum bullets were used by the police on that occasion?
Mr Charles White: 24. asked the Chief Secretary whether an inquiry has been held into the alleged wrecking by the police of many houses at Castlerea, County Roscommon, on the 2nd August last; and whether any punishments have been inflicted?
Mr Charles White: How has it been found out that they were Sinn Feiners who fired these shots, and have they been punished or arrested for doing so?
Mr Charles White: Have they been prosecuted or punished in any way for doing that?
Mr Charles White: How do you arrive at the fact that they were Sinn Feiners?
Mr Charles White: 45. asked the Chief Secretary whether an inquiry has been held and any arrests made in connection with the sacking by police of Inniscarra, County Cork, on 2nd September last?
Mr Charles White: Will the right hon. Gentleman withdraw the Proclamation that was issued in Listowel?
Mr Charles White: 66. asked the Chief Secretary how many members of the Crown forces have been punished for the burning or looting of houses and other buildings during reprisals which occurred between July and December, 1920?
Mr Charles White: May I ask how it is the right hon. Gentleman said, on 9th June, that action is always taken against persons responsible for unauthorised reprisals? Does he deny that reprisals have taken place?
Mr Charles White: 18. asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty what is the total expenditure proposed for this year on the building of capital ships?