Results 1–20 of 47 for speaker:Mr Robert Murray

Oral Answers to Questions — Shipbuilding Contracts. (24 Jul 1924)

Mr Robert Murray: 63. asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury if he is aware that a well-known firm of Belgian shipowners is desirous of placing an order for the building of four ships at Port Glasgow, and for this purpose has sought assistance under the Trade Facilities Act, offering at the same time satisfactory and undoubted security; that the Trade Facilities Advisory Committee has refused to...

Oral Answers to Questions — Shipbuilding Contracts. (24 Jul 1924)

Mr Robert Murray: Has the Treasury any power of control or pressure over the Advisory Committee; and, further, has the Treasury any reason to doubt the statement that satisfactory security was offered in connection with this Order which would have provided work?

Oral Answers to Questions — Shipbuilding Contracts. (24 Jul 1924)

Mr Robert Murray: Does the hon. Gentleman not know that the conference referred to was a conference of shipowners who are concerned in reducing the number of ships built, and are shipbuilders to be kept out of employment in order to protect the profits of shipowners?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Recruits (Enlistment Age). (1 Jul 1924)

Mr Robert Murray: 19. asked the Secretary of State for War if he is aware that boys of 17 years of age are being retained in the Army against their parents' wishes, and in defiance of the Regulation which states that a youth on enlistment must be 18 years of age, and that one boy of 17 years and six months, whose parents made unavailing efforts to have him released from the Army, has now been in prison for...

Orders of the Day — Government of Scotland Bill. (9 May 1924)

Mr Robert Murray: It is organized abuse—

Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants.: Disabled Men (Re-Examination). (28 Feb 1924)

Mr Robert Murray: 2. asked the Minister of Pensions if he will take steps to provide an opportunity for re-examination of disabled men whose disablement was assessed as under 20 per cent., and on that basis granted final awards, and who are prepared to submit medical testimony that this disability continues or has become progressively worse?

Oral Answers to Questions — Members of Parliament (Salaries). (28 Feb 1924)

Mr Robert Murray: Is my right hon. Friend aware that when this Measure was first passed the then Chancellor of the Exchequer gave, a ruling that the salaries should be paid immediately the return of the election was indicated?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Port Glasgow Exchange. (27 Feb 1924)

Mr Robert Murray: 75. asked the Minister of Labour if it is by his instructions or in accordance with regulations that the manager of Port Glasgow Employment Exchange has notified all caulkers, drillers, rivetters, and other shipyard workers that they must be in attendance at the exchange from 7.45 till 8.15 each morning, on the chance of being sent to a vacancy; if he is aware that this is resented by the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Ancient Monuments Commission (Staff). (26 Feb 1924)

Mr Robert Murray: 84. asked the Secretary for Scotland if he is aware that the staff of the Ancient Monuments Commission for Scotland is placed in an inferior position in regard to salary and guarantee of employment, as compared with the corresponding staff in England, and that the Members of the Scottish, staff are not pensionable as the English staff is; and whether he will make representations to the proper...

Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants.: Bellaholtston Hospital. (14 Feb 1924)

Mr Robert Murray: 9. asked the Minister of Pensions if the Ministry intends to close Bellahouston Military Hospital, Glasgow; and, if so, what arrangements are being made to provide treatment for ex-service men at present accommodated at Bellahouston or who attend there for treatment and advice

Oral Answers to Questions — Ex-Service Men.: Re-Instatembnt (Georgetown). (30 Jul 1923)

Mr Robert Murray: 73. asked the Under-Secretary to the Scottish Board of Health whether he is aware that land at Georgetown, Renfrewshire, belonging to the nation and extending to about 600 acres, has been or is about to be sold for use as a game preserve; and that there have been many applications by ex-service men for small holdings on this estate; and, in view of the suitability of this land, with its...

Oral Answers to Questions — Ex-Service Men.: Re-Instatembnt (Georgetown). (30 Jul 1923)

Mr Robert Murray: Have not hundreds of acres being cut off for foundations and buildings equally suitable for small holdings, and is there not an urgent demand on the part of ex-service men for that portion of the ground?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ex-Service Men.: Re-Instatembnt (Georgetown). (30 Jul 1923)

Mr Robert Murray: Could not portions be so utilised?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Tourist Tickets. (30 Jul 1923)

Mr Robert Murray: 98. asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Transport whether he is aware that passengers can travel with tourist tickets from London to Glasgow, but not from Glasgow to London, on the assumption apparently that London is less of a tourist centre than Glasgow, and that a passenger from London to Glasgow can have 100 lbs. of luggage carried free, whereas from Glasgow to London...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Tourist Tickets. (30 Jul 1923)

Mr Robert Murray: Does the hon. and gallant Gentleman not think it is his duty to see that tourist ticket advantages are given to all parts of the country as well as to London?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Benefit, Ulverston-in-Furness. (11 Jul 1923)

Mr Robert Murray: 37. asked the Minister of Labour if he is aware that men who were receiving compensation benefit at the date of the boilermakers' stoppage and who have since ceased to receive compensation have been refused unemployment benefit on the ground that they are involved in the dispute; and that men who were receiving sick benefit at the beginning of the stoppage are not so penalised; and why...

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Foreign Mails Despatch (Scotland). (10 Jul 1923)

Mr Robert Murray: 56. asked the Postmaster-General it he is aware that manufacturers, merchants, and other persons in Scotland are greatly inconvenienced in their business by the lack of any official statement of the days and hours of despatch for mails intended for abroad, and especially for Canada and the United States, and that the Post Office weekly list, for which an annual charge of 30s. is made, gives...

Orders of the Day — Rent and Mortgage Interest Restrictions Bill.: Clause 5. — (Notice of increase of rent.) (10 Jul 1923)

Mr Robert Murray: The chief objection which seems to me to exist against the Clause as it stands is that it is now proposed to put on a Court of law a duty which ought to belong entirely to the individual. Under this Clause it is now open to the landlord to come into Court with the most ill-digested, ill-prepared statement, and to put upon the Court the duty of amending his mistakes. This Clause will make for...

Orders of the Day — Rent Restrictions (Notices of Increase) Bill. (8 May 1923)

Mr Robert Murray: I do not wish to traverse some of the points which have been covered very satisfactorily from this side of the House, but I do not hesitate to share to the full in the feelings entertained by some of the earlier speakers with regard to the basic injustice which this new legislation brings upon the tenants. Essentially it is a landlords', a property-owners' Bill. Essentially, the purpose is to...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Housing. (23 Apr 1923)

Mr Robert Murray: Is the right hon. Gentleman not aware that it is due to the flouting of Scottish opinion that the Government has had so much difficulty in finding a seat for the Lord Advocate?


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