Results 1–20 of 687 for speaker:Mr Thomas Kennedy

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministers without Seats. (5 Dec 1935)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Prime Minister whether he proposes to fix a time limit within which Ministers without seats in this House or another place and without public trust may hold their present appointments without seats in Parliament?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministers without Seats. (5 Dec 1935)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: Is not the Prime Minister aware that there is a widespread feeling in the country, shared, I believe, on both sides of this House, that the Ministerial appointments referred to in these Questions contain a certain element of party jobbery?

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Peers (Trial). (16 Dec 1935)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Prime Minister whether, and if so when, it is the intention of His Majesty's Government to introduce legislation to discontinue the procedure of the trial of peers on charges of felony in the Court of the High Steward, as exemplified in the recent case of Lord de Clifford?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Rivers Pollution, Fife. (25 Feb 1936)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he is aware that the Fife County Council have decided to proceed with a regional water supply scheme and a River Leven purification scheme, in accordance with the findings of the Scottish Advisory Committee on Rivers Pollution Prevention of 1933, and in order to meet an urgent need of water supply for domestic and other purposes; if any...

Private Business.: LONDON RATING (UNOCCUPIED HEREDITAMENTS) BILL (By Order.) (26 Feb 1936)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: May I ask you if you will apply your Ruling impartially to both sides of the House?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Linoleum and Floorcloth. (5 Mar 1936)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he has considered the protest from the Linoleum and Floorcloth Manufacturers' Association regarding the accuracy of the information circulated by the association to Members of the House in connection with the Import Duties (No. 34) Order, 1935; and whether he is now in a position to define the alleged inaccuracies in that information?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Wemyss Coal Company, Fifeshire (Rebates). (9 Mar 1936)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Minister of Transport whether, and to what extent, and over what periods, the Wemyss Coal Company, Fifeshire, has benefited by rebates granted by the Berating commission to competitive railways; and whether any condition is attached to such rebates relating to the financial and industrial management of the railways receiving the rebate?

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry.: Mine Conditions (Complaints). (24 Mar 1936)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Secretary for Mines whether complaints by miners sent to the Inspector of Mines, George Street, Edinburgh, regarding conditions of labour in Scottish coal mines for inquiry are in all eases dealt with privately and confidentially by the officials concerned?

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry.: Fifeshire. (24 Mar 1936)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Secretary for Mines the number of accidents to boys under 16 years of age employed in or about the coal mines in Fife during 1935?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Forth Road Bridge. (24 Mar 1936)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Minister of Transport whether he has recently received any communication from the Forth Road Bridge Promotion Committee; if he is aware of the dissatisfaction in Eastern Scotland regarding the delay in the provision of this bridge for the improvement of road facilities and industrial development; and what are the prospects of this approved Scottish scheme receiving treatment...

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Kirkcaldy. (26 Mar 1936)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Minister of Labour the number of workpeople unemployed at the end of February in the area of the Kirkcaldy Employment Exchange; and the number of boys and girls under 16 years of age included in the total?

Oral Answers to Questions — House of Commons (Procedure). (30 Mar 1936)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Prime Minister (1) whether he is prepared to consider the appointment of a representative Committee of the House to consider an amendment of the Standing Order allocating time for private Members' business in order that, if possible, more of the time of the House may be devoted to normal legislative business; (2) whether he is prepared to consider the desirability of imposing by...

Oral Answers to Questions — Italy and Abyssinia. (6 Apr 1936)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether any action has been taken by the Government, directly or through the League of Nations, in connection with the use of poison gas and the bombing of open civilian towns and Red Cross units by the Italian forces in Abyssinia?

Oral Answers to Questions — Cotton Workers (Mental Treatment). (6 Apr 1936)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Minister of Health whether his attention has been drawn to discussions at a meeting of the Lancashire Public Assistance Committee on Monday last at Preston, which indicated an alarming increase of mental trouble requiring public treatment among cotton workers, to which special attention was drawn in the report of a commissioner of the board of control; whether he is aware that the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Water Supply (Lerwick). (7 Apr 1936)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he has considered recent communications from the local authority in Lerwick, Shetland, regarding the water supply of that burgh; whether he is satisfied that the chemical filtration plant now in use is sufficient to provide the burgh with a pure and plentiful supply of water for domestic and other purposes; and whether he will refuse approval...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Railway Passengers (Limitation of Companies' Liability). (8 Apr 1936)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Minister of Transport whether he is aware that passengers using British railways are in certain cases assumed to have entered into a contract under which they have no legal right to claim compensation for loss, injury, damage, or delay, however caused; and if, as road passenger transport companies are by Statute prevented from contracting out of their liabilities in this way, he...

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Eggs (Imports). (4 May 1936)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he is aware of the rapidly increasing imports of foreign eggs in shell into this country, and that the numbers of poultry stock in this country fell last year to the extent of nearly four millions; and whether, in view of the fact that the present unrestricted imports of eggs are causing serious financial embarrassment to many poultry-keepers and...

Oral Answers to Questions — Lochhead Pit, Fifeshire. (20 May 1936)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he is aware of the complaints regarding the deposit of refuse from the Lochhead Pit, Fife-shire, into a passing stream causing what is regarded as a menace to public health in the neighbourhood of East Wemyss; and whether steps can be taken to abate the nuisance?

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments.: Defence Forces (Recruiting). (25 May 1936)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Prime Minister the number of applicants for enlistment in the Army, Navy, and Air Force in England, Scotland, and Wales, respectively, who have been rejected on the ground of physical unfitness during the last 12 months; and how many of the intending recruits were unemployed at the date of their application for enlistment

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Road Traffic (Accidents). (11 Jun 1936)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether his attention has been drawn to the increasing number of road accidents to pedestrians and pedal cyclists through the excessive speed and negligence of motor cyclists and motor-car drivers; how many cases have been reported in which drivers have neither stopped when accidents took place nor made any report on such accidents; and whether any...


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