All 19 results for speaker:Mr Maxwell Thornton

Orders of the Day — Consolidated Fund (Appropriation) Bill.: Anglo-Soviet Treaty. ( 7 Aug 1924)

Mr Maxwell Thornton: Why not have the two short speeches which have been suggested now, and so clear the track?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Plymouth Employment Exchange. (27 Feb 1924)

Mr Maxwell Thornton: 83. asked the Minister of Labour whether his attention has been called to the fact that a large number of suitable and well-qualified local ex-service men who are at present unemployed applied for the position of branch manager of the Plympton Employment Exchange and that an applicant from Exeter, who is a stranger to the district and who was already in other employment, has been selected for...

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Plymouth Employment Exchange. (27 Feb 1924)

Mr Maxwell Thornton: Is it a fact that the man who has been appointed was already at work?

Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants.: Treatment Allowances. (19 Jul 1923)

Mr Maxwell Thornton: If the panel doctor does not agree with the doctor at the Ministry, would an appeal be allowed?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ex-Service Men.: Executions, Pentonville Prison. (19 Jul 1923)

Mr Maxwell Thornton: Is the practice of tolling the bell and hoisting the flag abandoned nowadays?

Navy Estimates, 1923–24.: Admiralty Office. (19 Jul 1923)

Mr Maxwell Thornton: As one who lived for a certain number of years in the part of the world with which this discussion is concerned, I venture very briefly to intervene. Although I agree with a good deal of what was said by the hon. And gallant Member for Cathcart (Captain J.P. Hay) on the first occasion when this matter was debated, I think his description on Singapore as a pestilential and immoral cesspool was...

Navy Estimates, 1923–24.: Admiralty Office. (19 Jul 1923)

Mr Maxwell Thornton: May we take it that the Crown Colony of the Straits Settlements is giving this land for the purpose of this dock and aerodrome?

Navy Estimates, 1923–24.: Admiralty Office. (19 Jul 1923)

Mr Maxwell Thornton: I think it was important to get this matter corrected, because this distinguished ex-governor has sent this letter to the paper, and no less a gentleman than Mr. Geoffrey Drage had a letter in the "Times" the day before yesterday calling attention to it.

Oral Answers to Questions — Probation. (18 Jul 1923)

Mr Maxwell Thornton: 73. asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether, in view of the national importance of the work carried out by probation officers, he will consider the desirability of inaugurating a pension scheme for these officers?

Oral Answers to Questions — Probation. (18 Jul 1923)

Mr Maxwell Thornton: 74. asked the Home Secretary whether his attention has been drawn to the fact that in the year 1921 the number of proved charges per 100,000 population in the five counties which made the greatest use of the probation system was under 540, whilst that in the five counties which used the system least was over 1,283; and, if so, what steps he is taking to stimulate the use of probation in those...

Oral Answers to Questions — Members of Parliament (Writs and Returns). ( 5 Jul 1923)

Mr Maxwell Thornton: 15. asked the Home Secretary whether the Public Record Office have made a compilation of additions and corrections to the Writs and Returns of early Members of Parliament since the issue of the last Parliamentary Paper in 1891; and, if this is so, whether the same can now be issued as a Parliamentary Paper?

Oral Answers to Questions — Members of Parliament (Writs and Returns). ( 5 Jul 1923)

Mr Maxwell Thornton: Does the right hon. Gentleman think that the expense of publishing the lists is prohibitive?

Oral Answers to Questions — Members of Parliament (Writs and Returns). ( 5 Jul 1923)

Mr Maxwell Thornton: Does the right hon. Gentleman agree that these lists are very valuable to historical students?

Oral Answers to Questions — Registered Newspapers (Postage Rates). ( 4 Jul 1923)

Mr Maxwell Thornton: 70 asked the Postmaster-General (1) whether his attention has been called to the fact that, though registered newspapers which when made up for the post weigh less than two ounces are transmissible at the printed paper rate for a postage of ½d., cases of surcharge are constantly occurring, as country postmasters are not acquainted with this Regulation; whether he will take steps to call the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Registered Newspapers (Postage Rates). ( 4 Jul 1923)

Mr Maxwell Thornton: Does not the Postmaster-General agree that, in order to come within the rate, very inferior paper bas to be used?

Oral Answers to Questions — Members of Parliament (Writs and Returns). ( 2 Jul 1923)

Mr Maxwell Thornton: 92. asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether the recent discoveries of writs and returns of early Members of Parliament are being issued as a Parliamentary Paper similar to Parliamentary Papers Nos. 69-69 (ii), of 1878, and 169, of 1891?

Oral Answers to Questions — Aliens.: Coloured Music Hall Artists. (15 Mar 1923)

Mr Maxwell Thornton: Can the right hon. Gentleman tell us what is the nature of this performance that no one in this country can do it?

Orders of the Day — Occupation of Ruhr District. (13 Mar 1923)

Mr Maxwell Thornton: As a new Member, I claim the indulgence of the House while I intervene in this Debate for a very few moments. I want particularly to emphasise a point of view that has not been emphasised sufficiently, though it has been referred to, in these frequent Debates which we have had on the Ruhr question, and that is our point of view. After all, charity begins at home, and we want, I think, to keep...

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Canadian Cattle. (12 Mar 1923)

Mr Maxwell Thornton: 69. asked the Minister of Agriculture when Canadian cattle are expected to be landed in this country and where they will be landed; and what will be the method of selling Canadian stores, whether by live weight, at auction, or by private sales


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