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Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Rent Restriction Act. (11 Apr 1921)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: 39. asked the Prime Minister whether, in view of the present wide-spread industrial distress through unemployment, and the general endeavour on the part of employers to reduce wages, it is proposed to suspend the provisions of the Rent Restriction Act empowering house owners to increase rants by 10 per cent?

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: Royal Fleet Reserve (Gratuity). (11 Apr 1921)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: 69. asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty if any representations have recently been made on behalf of the men belonging to the Royal Fleet Reserve for an increase of the present retainer of 6d. per day in order to secure for them the pre-War allowance of 1s. per day; and if it is proposed to grant the increased allowance now received by the men of the Army Reserve?

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: Census Enumerators, Kirkcaldy. (11 Apr 1921)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: 70. asked the Secretary for Scotland if he is aware that 95 per cent, of the enumerators employed in connection with the forthcoming Census on 17th April in the burgh of Kirkcaldy are persons who are in full-time employment; and if he will state the ground upon which the local registrar in this case and in other districts in Scotland refused to employ the efficient enumerators, including...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: Census Enumerators, Kirkcaldy. (11 Apr 1921)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: Is the answer based on any evidence secured from the Labour Exchange authorities?

Oral Answers to Questions — Peace Treaties.: Pit Ponies. (12 Apr 1921)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: 54. asked the Prime Minister if his attention has been drawn to the case of two pit ponies left underground at the Leven Colliery, Fifeshire; whether the two ponies in question were carried to the mine workings on bogies about nine months ago; whether since then, on account of injuries received while being taken into the mine, the ponies have done no work and have not even been exercised; and...

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Ferry Service, Granton and Queensferry. (12 Apr 1921)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: 76. asked the Minister of Transport if he has considered the complaints transmitted to him on behalf of traders and the general public against the excessive charges now being made by the North British Railway Company for the carriage of goods and loaded vehicles by the ferry service between Granton and Queensferry; if he can state the hours during which the ferry service is available for...

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry Dispute.: Arrests, Fifeshire. (14 Apr 1921)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: (by Private Notice) asked the Secretary for Scotland if he is aware of the intense public indignation aroused in the mining districts of Fife-shire by the arrest and imprisonment of a number of persons who have been taking, part in meetings held in connection with the mining dispute; whether, as the action of the authorities is likely to provoke further civil disturbance, he will consider the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry Dispute.: Arrests, Fifeshire. (14 Apr 1921)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: Have any of the persons arrested been brought to trial?

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry.: Pit Ponies. (18 Apr 1921)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: 32. asked the Prime Minister if, in view of the public interest in the fate of two pit ponies left underground at the Leven Colliery, Fifeshire, and the allegations made reflecting on the action of the local miners, he will agree to an inquiry into the matter, in order to determine the question of responsibility for the ponies being left underground?

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry.: Pit Ponies. (18 Apr 1921)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: Will the evidence, which is easily obtainable, be considered, in order that the unfounded statements which have been made in this House reflecting on the miners might be withdrawn?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Schools, Fife (Military Occupation). (21 Apr 1921)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: 57. asked the Prime Minister if his attention has been drawn to the occupation of schools in the Buckhaven and Denbeath districts of Fifeshire by the military authorities; why the protest of the local education authority against this disturbance of the educational work of the district has been ignored; and why the schools are now being used for the billeting of soldiers in view of the fact...

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Schools, Fife (Military Occupation). (21 Apr 1921)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: Is it not possible to state when the troops can be removed?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Schools, Fife (Military Occupation). (21 Apr 1921)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: Has the Prime Minister considered the resolution submitted to him by the town council of Buckhaven protesting against the introduction of troops in this district, expressing an assurance that the local police, with the assistance of the local miners, are perfectly capable of maintaining order, and calling for the withdrawal of these troops?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Schools, Fife (Military Occupation). (21 Apr 1921)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: May I ask if the troops in this case will be withdrawn on representations from the local authorities?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Road Material (Scotland). (24 May 1921)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: 36. asked the Minister of Transport if he is aware that a number of town and county councils in the West of Scotland are in need of road material and are desirous of opening quarries for this purpose providing the necessary transport facilities can be arranged; and whether, in view of the fact that the opening of these quarries would find work for a large number of men at present out of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Quarry Dispute, West of Scotland. (25 May 1921)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: 9. asked the Minister of Labour if his attention has been drawn to the lock-out of road-stone quarrymen in the West of Scotland; and if any action has been taken by his Department in this matter?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ireland.: Arrests and Deportation. (26 May 1921)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: 15. asked the Chief Secretary if Patrick O'Reilly, of Crooked-wood, Mullingar, who was tried and acquitted on the 11th April on a charge of being in possession of a rifle bullet, is still in custody; whether the alleged rifle bullet found in his possession proved on examination to be a bullet-shaped lead pencil; whether the witnesses for the prosecution failed to produce the lead pencil at...

Oral Answers to Questions — Ireland.: Ex-Service Men, Emigration (Peru). (26 May 1921)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: 24. asked the Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what progress has been made towards the payment of compensation by the Peruvian Government to British subjects who were induced to emigrate to Peru by guarantees of employment which were not fulfilled, and who had in consequence to return to this country, many of them in a destitute condition; whether the many cases of actual want...

Oral Answers to Questions — Ireland.: Ex-Service Men, Emigration (Peru). (26 May 1921)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: Have the Peruvian Government admitted liability to compensation to these emigrants, and has any advice been given to them as to the manner in which they are to state their claims?

House of Commons (Private Meetings). (9 Jun 1921)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: May I ask if one of the participants in the debate of last night did not take part in a similar meeting a few weeks ago, and if any objection was taken by hon. Members opposite to the part he took on that occasion?


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