Results 1–20 of 72 for speaker:Mr Thomas Ramsay

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Roads and Marine Works, Outer Hebrides (Grants). (2 Jul 1935)

Mr Thomas Ramsay: 19. asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he will give figures showing the contributions made by the Department of Agriculture for Scotland during each of the last four financial years ended March, 1935, towards road schemes in the Outer Hebrides?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Roads and Marine Works, Outer Hebrides (Grants). (2 Jul 1935)

Mr Thomas Ramsay: 20. asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he will give figures showing the contributions made by the Department of Agriculture for Scotland during each of the last four financial years ended March, 1935, towards marine works in the Outer Hebrides, exclusive of the contribution made towards the construction of Lochboisdale Pier?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Road Grants, Outer Hebrides. (2 Jul 1935)

Mr Thomas Ramsay: 40. asked the Minister of Transport whether he will give figures showing the contributions made by his Department during each of the last four financial years ended March, 1935, towards road schemes in the Outer Hebrides?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Spain (British Imports). (4 Jul 1934)

Mr Thomas Ramsay: 19. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is now in a position to state that negotiations have, since 20th June last, progressed towards a new Anglo-Spanish trade agreement, in order to put the export of British coal and goods to Spain on a more satisfactory footing?

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Mail Rockets. (4 Jun 1934)

Mr Thomas Ramsay: 28. asked the Postmaster-General in view of the use of mail rockets on the Continent of Europe, if he has considered the possibility of their use in this country, especially in the case of islands where it is difficult to land the mails by ordinary methods when the sea is rough?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland (Strond-Borrisdale Road). (16 May 1934)

Mr Thomas Ramsay: 44. asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he is aware that the construction of the Strond-Borrisdale road at a cost of £5,500 was part of a memorandum put before the Scottish Office and the Ministry of Transport by the county council of Inverness-shire on 16th April; that a man suffering from peritonitis died when being transported along the footpath serving these townships; and that...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Health Srevices, Western Isles. (27 Mar 1934)

Mr Thomas Ramsay: 12. asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he is aware that there are no hospitals, nursing, or maternity homes in the islands of Harris, North Uist, Benbecula, and Barra, or the smaller islands adjacent thereto, with the exception of a casual sick house in Harris; is he aware that the medical services for the said islands are performed by visiting doctors and nurses; and will he state...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Health Srevices, Western Isles. (27 Mar 1934)

Mr Thomas Ramsay: Is the hon. Gentleman aware that with seas too rough for small boats, and with no large coastal boat available at the time, a patient becoming suddenly ill in North Uist would require to be conveyed over the island by car, over the four-mile north ford by open boat or pony and trap, over Benbecula by car, over the one-mile south ford by open boat or pony and trap, and finally over the island...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Maternity Welfare, Western Isles. (20 Mar 1934)

Mr Thomas Ramsay: 27. asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he is aware that the wife of James Maclennan, Isle of Scarp, who was delivered of a baby by an untrained midwife at Scarp on 13th January, was conveyed over the island, the sea, and the uncompleted Hushinish road on a stretcher to a motor car for transport to Tarbert, Harris, 18 miles away, on 14th January; that ultimately she was conveyed by...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Maternity Welfare, Western Isles. (20 Mar 1934)

Mr Thomas Ramsay: Is the hon. Gentleman aware that the doctor who gave that information also mentioned that, if a district nurse was given, they would be very lucky indeed compared with other parts of Harris, and is he also aware that many women in the Western Isles view with agonising dread the approaching time of child-birth on account of their isolation, the difficulties of transport and the inadequacy and...

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Pension Payments, Lewis. (15 Mar 1934)

Mr Thomas Ramsay: 55. asked the Postmaster-General what reply he has made to the copy of a letter from nine pensioners complaining about the shortage of cash at the Post Office at Lemreway, Lewis, whereby they were kept four or five days before they received payments; and will he say when he proposes to remedy this state of affairs?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Outer Hebrides (Roads). (13 Mar 1934)

Mr Thomas Ramsay: 30 and 31. asked the Secretary of State for Scotland (1) if he is aware of the request for a road for vehicular traffic by the people of Leacklee, Kyles Stockinish, Cluer, Collam, Grosebay and Scadabay, Isle of Harris; that the county council's surveyor has reported that the population numbers 600 and that the cost of adding the 6½ miles of road to the list of highways would be £15,000; and...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Outer Hebrides (Roads). (13 Mar 1934)

Mr Thomas Ramsay: May I ask my right hon. Friend if the county councillors of the Outer Isles, after meeting together, make a united request for the construction of necessary roads, and other means of transport, will he then put these requests before the Government Departments concerned in order to enable the county councils to get the funds to provide adequate transport facilities for the people?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Outer Hebrides (Roads). (13 Mar 1934)

Mr Thomas Ramsay: 32. asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he is aware of the petitions and correspondence that have been put before the Department of Agriculture for years by the inhabitants of Lem-re-way, Isle of Lewis, requesting the construction of a road for vehicular traffic to connect them with the highway; that in 1912 they constructed 1,000 yards by free labour; that the highways committee...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Outer Hebrides (Roads). (13 Mar 1934)

Mr Thomas Ramsay: Is my right hon. Friend aware that the total cost involved in the construction of this road has been estimated at £1,000, and that the local people have been paying road rates for 60 years; is he further aware of the large amount of destitution in the district, and will he get this road constructed forthwith?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Illegal Trawling and Seining. (6 Mar 1934)

Mr Thomas Ramsay: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that the number of recorded convictions constitutes less than 1 per cent. of the boats engaged in illegal operations, having regard to the reports made from time to time about offenders which have been seen but escaped by concealing their names and numbers?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Road Communications, Hebrides. (6 Mar 1934)

Mr Thomas Ramsay: 21. asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he is aware of the petitions and correspondence that have been put before the Department of Agriculture for years by the inhabitants of Strond and Borrisdale, Harris, requesting the construction of a road for vehicular traffic to connect them with the highway at each end of the townships; that a patient died while being conveyed from his home,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Road Communications, Hebrides. (6 Mar 1934)

Mr Thomas Ramsay: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that when applications are sent in for the construction of township roads the Department of Agriculture, as a rule, leaves the initiative with the county council who generally take the view that the responsibility for constructing township roads lies with the Department of Agriculture who created the settlements; is he also aware that the almost invariable...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Road Communications, Hebrides. (6 Mar 1934)

Mr Thomas Ramsay: 23. asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he is aware of the petitions and correspondence that have been put before the Department of Agriculture for years by the inhabitants of Lochportain, Cheesebay, and Hoebeg, North Uist, requesting the construction of a road for vehicular traffic to connect them with the highway about four miles distant; if he is aware that 32 holdings were...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Pier, Lochmaddy. (6 Mar 1934)

Mr Thomas Ramsay: 22. asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he is aware of the dangerous and badly lighted condition of the pier at Lochmaddy and of the fatal accident that occurred at the pier; and what he intends to do in order to provide a safe, enlarged, and well-lighted pier for the convenience of the inhabitants of North Uist?


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