Results 201–220 of 678 for speaker:Sir Charles Edwards

Orders of the Day — Compensation for Subsidence Bill. (30 Apr 1920)

Sir Charles Edwards: The point is that if they took the land at all they had to take it under these conditions, and the clause provides that a claim of that sort would not be disallowed by the board.

Orders of the Day — Compensation for Subsidence Bill. (30 Apr 1920)

Sir Charles Edwards: If you criticised it, it must have been so mildly that I thought it must have been support.

Orders of the Day — Compensation for Subsidence Bill. (30 Apr 1920)

Sir Charles Edwards: One of the right hon. Leaders of the party is away through illness, and another is attending a very important conference in South Wales. There is a very awkward situation to be dealt with there.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Discharge by Purchase. (5 May 1920)

Sir Charles Edwards: 17. asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether discharge by purchase from the Navy will be reopened from 1st July; whether the purchase price will be £48 for men with less than four years' service, after four years £36, and after six years £24; whether after three months £75 will be the price of discharge for boy artificers and similar classes, including men with less than four years'...

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Discharge by Purchase. (5 May 1920)

Sir Charles Edwards: Will he reply to the last part of the question, as to when these payments were agreed to by the House?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Diplomatic and Commercial Relations. (8 Jun 1920)

Sir Charles Edwards: 50. asked the Prime Minister whether any progress has been made either in diplomatic or commercial relations with the Russian Soviet Government?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ex-Service Men.: Tubercular Cases (Special Diet). (9 Jun 1920)

Sir Charles Edwards: 39. asked the Minister of Health whether local War pensions committees are authorised to make provision for extra nourishment for ex-service men in sanatoria or at home who are suffering from tuberculosis and in need of special diet, and if he will make provision for similar grants to be made to insured persons who are suffering from the same cause?

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: London County Council Plans. (9 Jun 1920)

Sir Charles Edwards: 38. asked the Minister of Health whether plans for houses prepared by the London County Council have been rejected by his Department; and, if so, will he state the reason?

Oral Answers to Questions — Russia.: Oil. (10 Jun 1920)

Sir Charles Edwards: 49. asked the Prime Minister whether he is aware that the price of oil has reached as high a figure as £19 per ton; if so, will the decision of the Admiralty to transform ships of His Majesty's Navy into oil-burning vessels be reconsidered; can he state the number and tonnage of private shipping which is being transformed in the same way; and whether this will have the effect of seriously...

Oral Answers to Questions — Russia.: Oil. (10 Jun 1920)

Sir Charles Edwards: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that the Secretary of the United States Government has advised the heads of the Navy and other ship Departments to transform ships so as to provide for coal burning?

Orders of the Day — Ready Money Football Betting Bill.: Clause 1. — (Penalties.) (11 Jun 1920)

Sir Charles Edwards: I desire to support the Amendment, as I think the penalty for a first offence ought to be a light one, and that every man ought to get a chance. If we were dealing with penalties for betting generally the position would be different. This does not touch the problem of betting, but simply deals with one phase of it and only a part of that particular phase. We see newspapers touting weekly for...

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Government Subsidy. (17 Jun 1920)

Sir Charles Edwards: 54. asked the Prime Minister whether the Ministry of Health, in raising the Government subsidy to be paid to builders of houses by £100 per house in the case of houses commenced after the 1st April, 1920, and by £50 in the case of houses commenced before that date, has defeated the intention of this House in voting £15,000,000 on 11th December, 1919, on the basis of a White Paper produced...

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Government Subsidy. (17 Jun 1920)

Sir Charles Edwards: Is it not a fact that there was a White Paper issued when this Section was agreed to, that in that White Paper the very definite figures of £160, £140, and £130 were mentioned, and that it was on the strength of those figures that the Section was given?

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Government Subsidy. (17 Jun 1920)

Sir Charles Edwards: Is it not the fact that the White Paper was before the House, and that it was on the strength of that that the Section was agreed to?

London Electric Railway Companies (Fares) Bill. (21 Jun 1920)

Sir Charles Edwards: I wish to ask for your ruling and guidance, Mr. Speaker, on a matter which, I respectfully submit, is of supreme importance to the rights and privileges of this House. It will be within your recollection that on 25th March last, as the result of very prolonged negotiations between the promoters of the London Electric Railway Companies (Fares) Bill and the Members for the Metropolitan area, a...

London Electric Railway Companies (Fares) Bill. (21 Jun 1920)

Sir Charles Edwards: Arising out of that reply, may I respectfully ask as to two points. First of all, as you are aware, it is not usual for the evidence that is given before a Private Bill Committee to be circulated among Members of the House. I must put my point in an interrogatory form. Are you aware that in this particular case there are no copies of the evidence available? That is my first point. Secondly,...

London Electric Railway Companies (Fares) Bill. (21 Jun 1920)

Sir Charles Edwards: There is, I believe, a Standing Order which enables this House to give an instruction for the printing and publication of the evidence. I believe it is Standing Order No. 161 or No. 162. All I would ask is that such arrangements be made that the Third Reading of the Bill be postponed, to enable the necessary Order to be given by this House for the printing and publication of the evidence.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ex-Service Men.: Pre-War Pensions. (1 Jul 1920)

Sir Charles Edwards: asked the Minister of Pensions whether he is aware that pre-War pensions which were due on the 1st October, 1919, were not paid till the 5th February, 1920, and the pensions due on the 1st April, 1920, were not paid until the 14th June, 1920; if any reasons can be given for this delay; and will he take steps to see that these pensioners receive the money in future on the day it falls due?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ex-Service Men.: Pre-War Pensions. (1 Jul 1920)

Sir Charles Edwards: Will the right hon. Gentleman take steps to prevent this delay?

Oral Answers to Questions — Russia.: British Intervention (Cost). (1 Jul 1920)

Sir Charles Edwards: asked the Prime Minister whether his attention has been drawn to the delay in publishing the statement of the total cost of British intervention in Russia up to 31st March, 1920; whether the statement of the cost of intervention up to 31st July, 1919, was issued in August, 1919, and the statement of the cost of intervention up to 31st October, 1919, was issued in November, 1919; and what is...


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