All 12 results for speaker:Mr George Shield

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Mines Department of the Board of Trade. (27 Jul 1931)

Mr George Shield: It is true to say that, perhaps, no question looms so large in the public mind to-day—certainly no question occupies more time of this House—than the very important question which we are discussing to-day. Nor can this be wondered at when we recognise the chaos and dislocation which have taken place in what was once a flourishing industry. As one representing a mining district depending...

Coal Mines Bill. ( 6 Jul 1931)

Mr George Shield: Why did you bring it in at all

Oral Answers to Questions — Scremerston Colliery, Northumberland (Accident). (25 Jun 1931)

Mr George Shield: (by Private Notice) asked the Secretary for Mines whether he has any information to give the House with regard to an inrush of water at Scremerston Colliery, Northumberland, resulting in the loss of two lives?

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry.: German and Polish Coal (Imports). (17 Mar 1931)

Mr George Shield: 22. asked the Secretary for Mines the production of coal from Poland in 1928, 1929, and 1930; and whether there has been any reduction in coal exported from Poland to other countries?

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry.: Colliery, Tyneside (Salaries). (24 Feb 1931)

Mr George Shield: 56. asked the Secretary for Mines if he is aware that, at a colliery on Tyneside, over 48 per cent. of the total gross profits are absorbed in payment of salaries to persons not actually engaged in working operations and that the last balance sheet disclosed a loss; and whether he will deal with the matter by directing the notice of the reorganisation commissioners to the need for absorbing...

Accidents in Mines. ( 3 Dec 1930)

Mr George Shield: I desire to support the Motion standing in the name of my hon. Friend the Member for Clayton (Mr. Sutton). It is, I am sure, to be expected, and it is quite fitting, that one so lung and so honourably associated with the life of the miner, whose welfare has been his chief concern for many years, should bring forward for discussion in this House a Motion seeking to minimise accidents Li the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Statistics. (29 May 1930)

Mr George Shield: 14. asked the Minister of Labour the number of persons in receipt of out-door relief or institutional treatment at 13th March who have been transferred to employment insurance and are in receipt of unemployment benefit or maintaining registration?

Orders of the Day — Coal Mines Bill.: Clause 9. — (Temporary amendment of 8 Edw. 7. c. 57. s. 3.) ( 6 Feb 1930)

Mr George Shield: You can take it from, me that he did not say that.

Orders of the Day — Coal Mines Bill. ( 6 Feb 1930)

Mr George Shield: It seems to me that no Debate in this Committee will cast so much reflection upon the commonsen6e of hon. Members as the Debate on the present Amendment. An hon. Member on the other side, by an interjection, said that we were going back 100 years. As far as Northumberland is concerned, in the matter of hours the miners of Northumberland were in a considerably better position 100 years ago...

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Tyneside. (17 Dec 1929)

Mr George Shield: 24. asked the Lord Privy Seal if, having regard to the great distress prevailing in Newburn-on-Tyne, due to the closing of the steel works, he will use his good offices to attract other industries to a district with so many natural advantages for industrial purposes?

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Civil Estimates. (27 Feb 1929)

Mr George Shield: A new Member when be comes to the House has at some time to make a maiden speech. If that was the reason for my rising to-day it would be a very natural one; but my reason is very much deeper than that. It is because the question before the Committee is one about which I feel very deeply indeed. I come from a district in Northumberland which at one time was a hive of industry. To-day it has...

Oral Answers to Questions — Public Health.: Fever Patient's Death, Holy Island, Northumberland. (21 Feb 1929)

Mr George Shield: 41. asked the Minister of Health whether he is aware that Mrs. George Cromarty, of Sydney Cottage, Holy Island, Northumberland, on 20th October, 1928, suffering from typhoid fever, was ordered by the medical officer to rise from her bed and dress, and then conveyed in an ordinary four-wheeled cab to the mainland three miles over the sands, the tide being up and the cab awash all the way, and...


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