Results 181–200 of 687 for speaker:Mr Thomas Kennedy

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Subsidies. (5 May 1938)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Minister of Health whether he is prepared to consider an increase in the amount of the subsidies available to local authorities under the Housing Act, 1935, and of the unit grants under the Act of 1930, in order to lighten the financial burden now borne by the authorities?

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Old Age Pensioners (Public Assistance). (5 May 1938)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury the number of old age pensioners in England and Scotland, respectively, now receiving Poor Law relief; and whether he has now considered the desirability of an increase of pension, in view of the ever increasing cost of living?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Recruits. (3 May 1938)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: Have the War Office any information regarding the number of applicants for enlistment who were unemployed at the time?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Housing. (3 May 1938)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he is aware that local authorities in Scotland are finding increasing difficulty in the matter of securing materials to enable them to carry out their working-class housing programmes; that this difficulty is partly due to the diversion of materials required to luxury building; whether he proposes to take any action to ensure that such...

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Official Secrets Acts. (2 May 1938)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Home Secretary whether he has considered the resolution of the Scottish Daily Newspaper Society sent to him expressing concern at the recent prosecution and conviction of a journalist for refusal to disclose to the police authorities the source of published information regarding the contents of a police document; and whether he will consider the desirability of introducing...

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Assistance. (14 Apr 1938)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Minister of Labour whether he has considered a communication from the Fifeshire District Council of the National Unemployed Workers' movement requesting the attendance of the area officers of the Unemployment Assistance Board at a meeting to be held in Cowdenbeath, on Wednesday, 4th May, for the discussion of matters relating to the Unemployment Assistance Board's administration;...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Illiterate Prisoners. (14 Apr 1938)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he is aware that about 400 Scotsmen committed to prison during the last 12 months for various offences were unable to read or write; whether he can indicate the districts in Scotland in which the offences mainly took place; and whether he can offer any explanation of the high rate of illiteracy in this class of the population?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Illiterate Prisoners. (14 Apr 1938)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: May I take it that those referred to in the question who go to prison may be regarded as aliens?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: Re-Enlistment. (6 Apr 1938)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster whether he is aware that leading aircraftmen and skilled workmen of Group I, who have served for 10 years in the Royal Air Force at home and overseas, are now being refused an opportunity to re-enlist to complete 24 years' service, while men of the same group and trade qualifications with no Air Force experience are being advertised for and...

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry.: Prices, Wages and Organisation. (5 Apr 1938)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Secretary for Mines whether his attention has been drawn to allegations by Sir P. Malcolm Stewart that British coalowners have unjustifiably forced up the price of coal, obstructed the reorganisation of the industry and provided misleading statements of the quarterly ascertainments of profits on which miners' wages are based; and whether he will cause inquiry to be made into the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Old Age Pensions. (24 Mar 1938)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury whether he has considered the representations of the deputation of Members of the House in favour of earlier and increased old age pensions; and whether he can now say what action the Government are likely to take?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Recruits. (22 Mar 1938)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: Are there any statistics to show how many of these recruits were unemployed at the date of enlistment?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Old Age Pensioners (Public Assistance). (22 Mar 1938)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland the number of old age pensioners in Scotland who are now in receipt of other forms of public assistance or relief?

Oral Answers to Questions — Old Age Pensioners (Public Assistance). (22 Mar 1938)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Minister of Health the number of old age pensioners in England and Wales who, at the latest date for which figures are available, are in receipt of other forms of public assistance or relief?

Oral Answers to Questions — Spain. (21 Mar 1938)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Prime Minister whether his attention has been drawn to the refusal of dockers and stevedores at Brown's Wharf, London, to load goods sent from Manchester, intended for the manufacture of high explosives, for shipment to a Spanish port; and, in view of the Government's policy of non-intervention, what steps he proposes to take to prevent this traffic in war material to be used...

Oral Answers to Questions — Corporal Punishment. (10 Mar 1938)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Home Secretary whether he can give a list of the foreign countries and British Colonies and Dominions in which flogging forms no part of the penal code, together with a list of the; countries, Colonies and Dominions in which flogging is still inflicted on convicted prisoners?

Oral Answers to Questions — Compulsory Military Training. (10 Mar 1938)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Prime Minister whether, in view of the desirability of preventing the possibility of a professionally-composed force being used either for purposes of aggression abroad or the establishment of military dictatorship at home, he will now consider the introduction of a system of general military training solely for purposes of effective national defence?

Oral Answers to Questions — Compulsory Military Training. (10 Mar 1938)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: In this matter does the Prime Minister distinguish between military training and compulsory military service?

Oral Answers to Questions — Russia (Moscow Trial: Statements). (9 Mar 1938)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Prime Minister what steps he is taking or proposes to take to counteract the damage done to the good relations between the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and this country by the evidence given in a recent trial in Russia that certain former Russian officials had, while occasionally resident in this country, acted as the agents of this Government?

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence (Military Training). (8 Mar 1938)

Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Prime Minister whether he will consider the desirability of instituting a system of general military training solely for purposes of effective national Defence and in order to obviate a professionally-controlled force being used either for purposes of aggression abroad or the establishment of military dictatorship at home?


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