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Results 1–20 of 2051 for speaker:Mr Robert Morrison

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry.: Welfare Fund (Banking Accounts). (4 Dec 1922)

Mr Robert Morrison: 34. asked the Secretary for Mines whether he is aware that the inquiry addressed by his Department to five big banks concerning facilities for the banking accounts in connection with the Miners' Welfare Fund has been interpreted in many localities as meaning that only those banks are approved by the Mines Department for the purpose of this business; and whether he will give instructions that...

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Tube Extensions (North London). (4 Dec 1922)

Mr Robert Morrison: 76. asked the Prime Minister whether the Cabinet Committee on Unemployment has considered the suggested extension northwards of the Tube from Finsbury Park as a means of finding useful employment for a very large number of the unemployed in the northern metropolitan area, besides relieving the serious traffic congestion at Finsbury Park; and, if not, will the Committee do so?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Edmonton Board of Guardians. (6 Dec 1922)

Mr Robert Morrison: 77. asked the Minister of Labour, as representing the Ministry of Health, whether he is aware that the maintenance of 160 unemployed marchers has cost the Edmonton Board of Guardians up to the present £500; and whether he intends to make a grant from Government funds towards such costs?

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry.: Welfare Committees (Banking Accounts). (11 Dec 1922)

Mr Robert Morrison: 8. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware that, with regard to the banking accounts of the miners' welfare committees, inquiries were addressed only to certain large banks in this country; and if he will take steps to secure, in regard to any further inquiries to banks concerning the keeping of Government banking accounts, that the inquiry should be addressed to the...

Orders of the Day — Civil Services Supplementary Estimates, 1922–23.: Unclassified Services. (12 Dec 1922)

Mr Robert Morrison: I have been endeavouring to find in the Debate some simple points of agreement. For three weeks now we have been listening to Debates on unemployment; at least I and a good many others have been listening. It seems to be a conventional method of commencing a speech on unemployment to express sympathy with the unemployed. If I were the Speaker I might save a great deal of time in this House by...

Orders of the Day — Civil Services Supplementary Estimates, 1922–23.: Unclassified Services. (12 Dec 1922)

Mr Robert Morrison: I thank the hon. Gentleman for his information. It is pleasantly refreshing to realise that we have got a Minister who takes such a practical step. I did not understand the lion. Gentleman to make a- promise this morning and I am, therefore, the more pleased that he is taking this step. I have put forward that suggestion, just as the deputation put it forward this morning. We do not wish...

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Cabinet Trade Dispute, Tottenham. (7 Mar 1923)

Mr Robert Morrison: 64. asked the Minister of Labour whether he has taken, or intends to take, any steps to invite the firm of Messrs. Harris Lebus, Finsbury Cabinet Works, Tottenham, to confer with the representatives of the Furnishing Trades' Association, with a view to bring to an end the present lock-out?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Cabinet Trade Dispute, Tottenham. (7 Mar 1923)

Mr Robert Morrison: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that this man has deliberately torn up an agreement of the Cabinet Makers' Association which has been in force in London for the last 20 years?

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: Mentally Defective Children. (8 Mar 1923)

Mr Robert Morrison: 41. asked the President of the Board of Education how many mentally-defective children from London County Council special schools have been returned to elementary schools during the past 12 months; and whether they had been sent to special schools by mistake, or for what reason have they now been returned to elementary schools?

Orders of the Day — Intoxicating Liquor (Sale to Persons Under Eighteen) Bill. (9 Mar 1923)

Mr Robert Morrison: It is exceedingly difficult for a young member of this Rouse to follow the very able entertainment with which the right hon. Baronet has just provided the House. Several of the opponents of this Bill have commenced their speeches by saying that they are in no way connected directly or indirectly with any of the trade interests concerned. May I say that I am in no way connected directly or...

Orders of the Day — Intoxicating Liquor (Sale to Persons Under Eighteen) Bill. (9 Mar 1923)

Mr Robert Morrison: Reference has been made by several speakers to the condition of things here and on the Continent, and comparisons made. May I put this incident? While I was serving in the Army in France, being a school teacher, I took every opportunity I could when my division was back in reserve to chum up with the local French schoolmasters. There was one with whom I got particularly friendly. I used to...

Orders of the Day — Intoxicating Liquor (Sale to Persons Under Eighteen) Bill. (9 Mar 1923)

Mr Robert Morrison: My friend and I would discuss educational questions. Early one evening, while we were together, to my surprise the two boys of the schoolmaster, lads of 10 or 12, who had just come out of school entered the estaminet, and the schoolmaster asked them what they would have. He treated these boys to a glass of beer. Hon. Members of this House who have had experience of French beer know that there...

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Building Materials (Transport Cost). (12 Mar 1923)

Mr Robert Morrison: 47. asked the Prime Minister whether, in view of the great. shortage of dwelling-houses and the present high rate charged for the transport of all building materials over the railways, he will consider the necessity of early legislation to cause the railway companies to carry all building materials at a reduced rate for the purpose of encouraging more and cheaper houses being built?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture: Animals (Humane Slaughter). (19 Mar 1923)

Mr Robert Morrison: 41. asked the Minister of Agriculture whether it is intended to publish the Report of the Cabinet Committee which was appointed to consider the use of mechanical instruments in slaughtering animals?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Sale of Bread Bill. (20 Mar 1923)

Mr Robert Morrison: 6. asked the President of the Board of Trade if he is now able to state the date on which the Sale of Bread Bill will be introduced; and whether he will arrange for the provisions of the Bill to be applicable to Scotland?

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Building Materials (Prices). (21 Mar 1923)

Mr Robert Morrison: 86. asked the Minister of Health whether he intends to take any steps to control the prices of building materials, with a view to preventing rings and combines from charging increased prices?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Ex-Army Schoolmasters. (21 Mar 1923)

Mr Robert Morrison: In view of the terms of the War Office letter with reference to this matter, is not this decision a distinct breach of faith?

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Building Materials. (28 Mar 1923)

Mr Robert Morrison: 67. asked the Minister of Health the names of the Committee which he has decided to set up in order to watch the prices of building materials; what powers, if any, the Committee will have; and in what way the work of the Committee will prevent rings and combines from charging increased prices?

Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants.: " Sunday Pictorial" (Cinema Contest). (29 Mar 1923)

Mr Robert Morrison: 14. asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether his attention has been drawn to the "Sunday Pictorial" cinema contest; whether he is aware that the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis stated in a letter, dated 9th March, that the legal aspect of this competition was being carefully considered by his legal advisers: and what decision has been made?

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: Civil Service. (29 Mar 1923)

Mr Robert Morrison: 35. asked the Secretary to the Treasury whether his attention has been drawn to a resolution passed at the annual delegates' conference of the Association of Ex-Service Civil Servants, held at the Central Hall, Westminster, on the 21st March last, asking that effect should be given immediately to the promises made to ex-service men that they should have security of tenure in the Civil...


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