Results 1–20 of 28 for speaker:Sir William Mount

Church of England Assembly (Powers) Act, 1919. (22 Jun 1921)

Sir William Mount: I beg to move, That, in accordance with the Church of England Assembly (Powers) Act, 1919, this House do direct that the Ecclesiastical Commissioners Measure, 1921, be presented to His Majesty for Royal Assent. 11.0 P.M. At this late hour and after the late sitting last night, I do not propose to spend more than a moment or two in making this Motion. It is to enable the Ecclesiastical...

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill.: NEW CLAusE. — (Repeal of Imperial Preference.) (16 Jul 1920)

Sir William Mount: Before we proceed with this Clause, can I be informed with regard to the new Clauses dealing with charitable gifts to hospitals and university colleges which of them it is proposed to take?

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill.: NEW CLAusE. — (Repeal of Imperial Preference.) (16 Jul 1920)

Sir William Mount: That is the course which I think it most convenient to adopt.

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill.: Clause 12. — (Duty on licences for mechanically propelled vehicles.) (6 Jul 1920)

Sir William Mount: Could the right hon. Gentleman tell us whether the collection is to be by the local authorities? If so, will consideration be given to the local authorities? Considerable grievance is felt by the local authorities, county councils and others, regarding the cost of collection of licence duties, and if this cost is to be added to it, it is urgently necessary that some consideration should be...

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill.: Clause 12. — (Duty on licences for mechanically propelled vehicles.) (6 Jul 1920)

Sir William Mount: Will it be paid without delay, because in many cases the county councils have to finance the Government out of their own money for some time and at the present time when rates are very high and the balances of the county council are very low it is important that there should be as little delay as possible in repayment.

Orders of the Day — TITHE RENTCHARGE (RATES) (No. 2) BILL. (7 May 1920)

Sir William Mount: I want to bring to the notice of the House a point which has not been properly put before it in regard to the legal position as to tithe. The liability of tithe to rates depends on two Acts, one of which is the Poor Rate Exemption Act. This Act is an annual Act, and is continued from year to year. When the question was asked in the Commission held a year or two after the Poor Rates Exemption...

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: University Colleges (Grants). (21 Apr 1920)

Sir William Mount: 83. asked the President of the Board of Education whether, in view of the financial difficulties of universities and university colleges and the desirability of encouraging local authorities to increase their grants to these institutions, he can see his way to reconsider the Regulation excluding from the calculations made in arriving at the amounts on which deficiency grants are payable the...

Ways and Means.: Ecclesiastical Tithe Rentcharge (Rates) Bill. (21 Apr 1920)

Sir William Mount: I am sure the House will welcome the speech to which we have just listened, coming, as it does, from a member of a denomination that is not affected by this Bill. I think that, if my right hon. Friend who introduced this Bill realised the strength of the opinion on this subject, he would, as my hon. Friend opposite (Mr. Sugden) has said, have taken his courage in both hands and have gone in...

Business of the House. (12 Apr 1920)

Sir William Mount: When does the right hon. Gentleman propose to take the Ecclesiastical Tithe Rent-Charge (Rates) Bill?

Orders of the Day — Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries.: (Class 2.) (9 Mar 1920)

Sir William Mount: Has he any training of the kind for ex-officers who ate not disabled?

Orders of the Day — Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries.: (Class 2.) (9 Mar 1920)

Sir William Mount: I do not want to belabour my right hon. Friend with regard to the question of the Corn Inspectors. I am in agreement with what has been said on that subject. But I particularly want to draw attention to the delay in paying the grants to the Agricultural Committees. There has been very great delay, and at a time when payment was of great importance to the Committees to enable them to carry on...

Orders of the Day — Welsh Church (Temporalities) Bill.: Clause 3 — (Provisions Relating to Commutation.) (12 Aug 1919)

Sir William Mount: I think it is only right before we give the Bill the Third Reading that some explanation should be given by the Home Secretary in regard to the churchyards. An Amendment was put on the Paper yesterday, which I understood to be practically accepted by the Government, allowing the churchyards to be transferred to the Representative Body of the Church in Wales. It is a matter about which Church...

Orders of the Day — Welsh Church (Temporalities) Bill.: Clause 3 — (Provisions Relating to Commutation.) (12 Aug 1919)

Sir William Mount: May we have an answer from the Home Secretary?

Orders of the Day — Welsh Church (Temporalities) Bill.: Clause 3. — (Provisions Relating to Commutation.) (11 Aug 1919)

Sir William Mount: I beg to move, at the end, to insert (5) If the Welsh Commissioners shall not have paid to the representative body, within six months after the date of commutation, the aggregate value of the existing interests of holders of ecclesiastical offices in the Church of Wales, as ascertained in the manner provided by the Fourth Schedule of the Welsh Church Act, 1914, and this Act, they shall pay...

Orders of the Day — Welsh Church (Temporalities) Bill.: Clause 4. — (Further Provisions as to Welsh Ecclesiastical Property.) (11 Aug 1919)

Sir William Mount: My Amendment is intended to compel the Welsh Commissioners to purchase, if the representative body so wish it, any of the tithe rent-charge which is private benefaction. I understand that Amendments subsequently to be moved deal with some additional property. I do not propose to move my Amendment, in order that we may get a discussion on the more important question raised by the hon. Baronet...

Orders of the Day — Welsh Church (Temporalities) Bill.: Clause 4. — (Further Provisions as to Welsh Ecclesiastical Property.) (11 Aug 1919)

Sir William Mount: I would ask the right hon. Gentleman the Home Secretary to consider whether between now and Report he could not do something to meet the point of view that has been put by the hon. Gentleman who has just spoken. We should not get all we want, or are entitled to, but it would be something. if we could get a reasonable price such as is sketched out in. this Clause—opportunity to buy, at any...

Orders of the Day — Welsh Church — Temporalities [Money]. (8 Aug 1919)

Sir William Mount: I do not propose to oppose the Report of this Resolution, but I would like to say a word with regard to what was carried last night at a late hour. Although I cordially dislike the Bill, after the attitude taken by the Welsh Church party with regard to it, I certainly am not prepared, speaking for myself, to oppose the Bill, but I hope in Committee we may be able to get some of the Amendments...

Orders of the Day — Land Settlement (Facilities) Bill: Clause 9. — (Amendment of Principal Act as Respects Power to Acquire Land for Small Holdings.) (22 Jul 1919)

Sir William Mount: If the Parliamentary Secretary correctly interprets the Subsection there is a good deal to be said for his. argument. The first part of Subsection (1) reads: The power of a council to acquire land for small holdings under the principal Act shall not be exercised during the period ending on the thirty-first day of March, nineteen hundred and twenty-six, except with the previous consent of the...

Orders of the Day — Ministry of Ways and Communications Bill.: Clause 3. — (Power to Control Temporarily Railways, etc.) (2 Jul 1919)

Sir William Mount: I beg to move, at the end of Sub-section (5), to insert the words (6.) Nothing in this Section shall be deemed to exempt any undertaking- to which this Section applies from any rate assessable by any county or local authority. I understand that this Amendment, which stands in the name of my Noble Friend (Lord Robert Cecil) is accepted in principle. It is quite clear that this is a matter that...


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