Results 1–20 of 35 for speaker:Mr William Pearson

Oral Answers to Questions — China (Loans). (30 Jul 1935)

Mr William Pearson: 50. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he can furnish an estimate of the face value of Chinese Government bonds held in this country?

Oral Answers to Questions — Public Health.: Maternal and Infant Mortality. (11 Jul 1935)

Mr William Pearson: 32. asked the Minister of Health whether he has considered the annual report of the medical officer of health for Hebburn-on-Tyne, in which it is stated that the infant mortality rate has risen from 86 per 1,000 live births last year to 108 this year, and that for every 116 babies born last year a mother died, the average being almost double that for the whole country; and, in view of the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Public Health.: Maternal and Infant Mortality. (11 Jul 1935)

Mr William Pearson: Is my right hon. Friend aware that all this has happened in the last year?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Health Insurance Benefits. (16 May 1935)

Mr William Pearson: 32. asked the Minister of Health when he is likely to introduce legislation to safeguard the position of those whose pension rights and medical benefits are being affected by prolonged unemployment?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: National Shipbuilders' Securities' Limited. (27 Nov 1934)

Mr William Pearson: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that nine shipyards have been closed on the Tyne?

Depressed Areas. (14 Nov 1934)

Mr William Pearson: I am sorry to hear the destructive and pessimistic speech of the hon. Member for Spennymoor (Mr. Batey). I hope he does not absolve himself from responsibility for the present state of industry in Durham. I should like to pay tribute to the investigators for the full and comprehensive reports they have presented. I recognise that the appointment of the investigators was an earnest of the...

Depressed Areas. (14 Nov 1934)

Mr William Pearson: The question of Naval shipbuilding is one that comes before the House from time to time. Here, again, there is an appreciable difference, with benefit accruing to the Clyde. What advantages are there on the Clyde, and are they superior in production? I find that on the north-east coast and in the Clyde district they have practically the same number of workmen, while Belfast has only one-fifth...

Depressed Areas. (14 Nov 1934)

Mr William Pearson: My object was to draw attention to the condition of unemployment and the work placed in one area as against unemployment and work placed in another area.

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment (Employment Exchange, Jarrow). (13 Nov 1934)

Mr William Pearson: 62. asked the First Commissioner of Works when it is proposed to commence building a new Employment Exchange for Jarrow; and whether local labour is to be employed on the building?

Private Business.: TYNE IMPROVEMENT BILL [Lords] (By Order). (19 Jul 1934)

Mr William Pearson: Is it not possible for workers representatives on municipal corporations along the river to secure representation on the commission?

Civil Estimates, 1934.: British Mercantile Marine. (10 Jul 1934)

Mr William Pearson: Can my hon. and gallant Friend verify the statement that the unemployed shipbuilders of Jarrow interrupted the Prime Minister?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: National Shipbuilders' Security, Limited. (19 Jun 1934)

Mr William Pearson: 17. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware of the anxiety which is felt regarding the activities of National Shipbuilders' Security, Limited, in buying up and dismantling shipyards, and in disposing of the sites under restrictions against further use for shipbuilding; and whether he is satisfied that the operations of the company are not prejudicial to the interests of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Trade Negotiations (Netherlands). (28 Mar 1934)

Mr William Pearson: 26. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he can make any statement regarding the reductions recently imposed in the quotas applicable to various classes of goods imported into the Netherlands from this country?

Unemployment. (22 Mar 1934)

Mr William Pearson: This Debate should be valuable, because it is meant to be more specific than other Debates on this subject have been. The general problem of unemployment has been before the House on many occasions, but to-day we are trying to focus the attention of the Government on the distressed areas. I think that the general policy of the Government in regard to trade revival has been sound. In its...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: National Shipbuilding Securities, Limited. (20 Feb 1934)

Mr William Pearson: Is the hon. Member aware that they do not build ships at Wentworth?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Construction. (14 Feb 1934)

Mr William Pearson: 10. asked the First Lord of the Admiralty the number of warships on order or building on the Clyde, on the Tyne, and at Barrow; and the estimated value of the work in each area, respectively?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Construction. (14 Feb 1934)

Mr William Pearson: Is my right hon. Friend aware that unemployment is highest on the Tyne, and will he bear that fact in mind in placing further contracts?

Private Manufacture of Armaments. (14 Feb 1934)

Mr William Pearson: Are they foreign [...] ships?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Shipbuilding Industry. (27 Jul 1933)

Mr William Pearson: 7. asked the Minister of Labour whether, in view of the development of electrical welding in the shipbuilding industry, he will consider offering facilities for the training of unemployed caulkers, riveters, platers, etc.?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Shipbuilding Industry. (27 Jul 1933)

Mr William Pearson: 8. asked the Minister of Labour the percentage of unemployment on the Tyne and on the Clyde at the end of June, 1932 and 1933, respectively?


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