Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Secretary for Mines what proportion of the officially authorised increase in the price of coal to the consumer is due to the increase in the cost of timber, pit-props, repairs, oil and stores, respectively?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Prime Minister whether he has observed the increasing number of questions to Ministers for oral answer remaining unanswered on account of their not being reached within the allotted time; and whether he will consider the desirability of amending the Standing Orders either to limit the number of questions a Member may ask at the same Sitting, or to extend the time allotted to...
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster whether he is aware that the restrictions on the supply of controlled foodstuffs are now being operated to the serious disadvantage of co-operative societies throughout the country; and whether he will take steps to ensure that preferential treatment of private trading interests in this connection shall be stopped?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he has considered the complaint of the Scottish licensed grocers regarding the effect of the Order-in-Council for the early closing of shops for the sale of beer, wines and spirits; and whether he proposes any variation of the reduction of the hours of sale during the Christmas and New Year period from 48, as allowed by the Licensing Act, to...
Mr Thomas Kennedy: May we be given the name of the disbanded pro-German organisation?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Minister of Labour the number of skilled and unskilled workers now employed in the Kirkcaldy district linoleum industry, showing the number of men, women, youths and girls in the industry?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster whether he has considered the urgent representations of the distributors in the Scottish fish trade regarding the proposed establishment of a distribution depot at Perth; whether he is aware that very serious financial loss and inconvenience to distributors and the public is involved in this proposal; and whether he will now consider the...
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland the number of Anderson steel shelters supplied to the burgh of Kirkcaldy; and how have these been distributed, as between tenants of municipal and privately-owned property?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: May I take it that there will be no discrimination between tenants of municipal and privately-owned property?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland the number of ex- policemen on pension who volunteered for unpaid air-raid precautions service in Fife, Dunfermline and Kirkcaldy, respectively; the total number giving voluntary unpaid service in the districts mentioned; and how many ex-policemen have been called for full-time service and the weekly payments they receive?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware that John Drummond, of 239, Links Street, Kirkcaldy, who recently joined the Militia, agreed to a deduction of 3s. 6d. weekly from his military pay, payable to his mother; that the War Office augmented by 13s. 6d. weekly; that the weekly allowance of Drummond's father has been reduced by the Unemployment Assistance Board by IIS. weekly on...
Mr Thomas Kennedy: Do I understand that the Minister is satisfied with this treatment of the father, and that this was purely a matter of administration as far as the benefit was concerned?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty whether a decision has been reached regarding the proposed naval air station at Balcomie, Fife; what acreage of land is involved; and on what basis compensation for disturbance of agricultural interests is to be fixed?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: May we assume that the aggressive attack on Chinese territory by Japan is not approved by His Majesty's Government?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he has considered the extensively signed petitions of electors of the Burgh of Methil, Fife, protesting against the restrictions on fish landings and the effect of those restrictions on prices charged to consumers; and whether he will make a statement on the matter?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Minister of Transport whether his attention has been drawn to conversations between the Perth and Kinross County Council and the national transport authorities involving consideration of a scheme for the demolition of the Spittal of Glenshee Bridge and the erection of a new bridge on the site of the old one; if he is aware that the old bridge has been scheduled as an ancient...
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he has observed the record fall in the United Kingdom trade with China during the first six months of this year, attributable to the Japanese capture and isolation of Canton and Kongmun and other Chinese ports; and whether any action is being taken to counteract the effect of the Japanese occupation?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he has reached any decision regarding the provision of subsidies to enable local authorities to undertake, respectively, the reconditioning of houses and the erection of houses for occupation by tenants who do not come within the scope of the Acts relating to slum-clearance or overcrowding; and whether any report is to be made avail able of...
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Secretary for Mines the number of workers employed in the coal-mining industry in Scotland, certified to be suffering from silicosis, in each of the years from 1935 to 1939?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: Is the right hon. Gentle man aware that there are in Scotland no facilities for the treatment of this disease similar to those in operation in England and elsewhere?