Results 301–320 of 678 for speaker:Sir Charles Edwards

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: Welsh Language. (14 Dec 1922)

Sir Charles Edwards: 36. asked the President to the Board of Education whether he will consider the advisability of setting up a Committee to inquire into and report upon the question of teaching Welsh in elementary and secondary schools in Wales and Monmouthshire; and whether he is aware that the Shrewsbury Conference and the Central Welsh Board are in favour of such teaching?

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Cross-Channel Transport. (14 Mar 1923)

Sir Charles Edwards: Is that £1,000,000 a year or a total sum?

Oral Answers to Questions — House of Commons.: Tape Machines. (19 Mar 1923)

Sir Charles Edwards: 70. asked the First Commissioner of Works whether he will, for the convenience of Members, have the tape fixed in the map room, and also the newspaper and tea rooms?

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Building Materials (Prices). (21 Mar 1923)

Sir Charles Edwards: 88. asked the Minister of Health whether, seeing that the cost of building houses is adversely affected by the existence of rings and trusts, he will consider setting up national factories for the production of these materials, and thus cheapen houses and relieve unemployment by using the skilled men now unemployed?

Workmen's Compensation. (21 Mar 1923)

Sir Charles Edwards: The last speaker has said much that I wanted to say. When I looked at the Resolution I regretted that it was drawn so narrowly and so circumscribed, but you, Mr. Speaker, have allowed a very wide discussion, and I am very much obliged to you for that. I am much more concerned about a new Compensation Bill than I am about codifying anything that we have at the present time. We can codify as...

Orders of the Day — Local Authorities (Emergency Provisions) Bill. (26 Mar 1923)

Sir Charles Edwards: Is that a new provision?

Oral Answers to Questions — Mercantile Marine.: Loss of Steamship "trevessa." (10 Jul 1923)

Sir Charles Edwards: 15. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether the dependants of those who lost their lives in the "Trevessa" come under the provision of the Workmen's Compensation Act; whether the Hain Steamship Company has any private arrangement for compensating the dependants of those who lose their lives whilst in their service; if not, will he suggest the opening of a fund for the support of...

Orders of the Day — Rent and Mortgage Interest Restrictions Bill.: Clause 5. — (Notice of increase of rent.) (10 Jul 1923)

Sir Charles Edwards: I do not know that any Amendment could put this Clause right. It is wrong in principle. I do not think there is any other body of people in this country which has at its disposal the County Court Judge and all his officials. I never had them at my disposal. I have had something to do with County Courts in my time, and have had to fill in lots of forms and declarations and so on, and I never...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Railways (Grouping). (24 Jul 1923)

Sir Charles Edwards: 42. asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Transport whether it is the intention of the Government to further consider the grouping of the railways with a view to abolishing some of the anomalies which still exist, namely, the running of branch lines in between and sometimes over the lines of the larger groups; whether he will call a conference of the five groups with a view to...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Railways (Grouping). (24 Jul 1923)

Sir Charles Edwards: Is the hon. and gallant Gentleman aware that some of these groups are depending on the Ministry of Transport to call them together to discuss these matters—I had that from one of the groups last week—and will he do that as long as it is the desire of some of these groups?

Oral Answers to Questions — Health and Unemployed Insurance. (6 Mar 1924)

Sir Charles Edwards: 58. asked the Prime Minister whether it is the intention of the Government to appoint a Committee or Commission to inquire into the practicability or otherwise of co-ordinating the health and unemployment insurance schemes, old age pensions, and compensation for injuries, etc., with a view to centralising management and consequently reducing the cost of administration?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Industry (Committee of Inquiry). (22 May 1924)

Sir Charles Edwards: 46. asked the Prime Minister whether, in view of the anxiety as to the continued depression in trade, the Government will appoint a Committee to inquire into the present condition of the industry and commerce of Great Britain, and into the factors influencing its expansion?

Oral Answers to Questions — Poor Law Relief (Health Insurance Benefit). (22 May 1924)

Sir Charles Edwards: 76. asked the Minister of Health whether he has received a letter from the clerk to the Bedwelty Guardians complaining of the increasing number of persons admitted into the guardians' institutions who are entitled to receive benefit under the National Health Insurance Act, but which benefit cannot be claimed by the guardians towards their support; and will he take steps to amend the Act so...

Orders of the Day — Blind Persons Act (1920) Amendment Bill. (23 May 1924)

Sir Charles Edwards: The speeches in this Debate have been delightfully short. The Noble Lord the Member for Hastings (Lord E. Percy) has perhaps been the most critical of those who have spoken. I go a great way with him on several points. He has raised very interesting points. One of them is as to which is the most severe handicap. I submit that blindness is the most severe handicap of all, because there is so...

Oral Answers to Questions — Advertisement Hoardings. (28 May 1924)

Sir Charles Edwards: 86. asked the Minister of Health whether he has received letters from local authorities asking that powers shall be conferred upon them to prevent the erection of hoardings without their consent; is he aware that many local authorities consider that these bill-posting hoardings have a damaging effect on the rateable values; and will he introduce a Bill giving such powers, and also powers to...

Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants.: Aberbargoed Office. (29 May 1924)

Sir Charles Edwards: 7. asked the Minister of Pensions whether he has received letters from ex-service men in the Rhymney Valley protesting against the removal of the pensions office from Aberbargoed, or even making it a part-time office; and is he aware that this is the centre of a large industrial area, where the need of such an office is great and its convenience badly needed; and will he take steps to secure...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: Secondary Schools (29 May 1924)

Sir Charles Edwards: 33. asked the President of the Board of Education whether he is aware that, in the Maes-y-Cwmmer area, Monmouthshire, 200 children passed the examination which qualified them for a place in a secondary school, but that places could only be found for 35 of them, and that these children are prevented through this cause from receiving this higher education, notwithstanding the fact that many of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Workmen's Compensation Act (Adopted Children). (5 Jun 1924)

Sir Charles Edwards: 15. asked the Home Secretary whether he is aware that, on the death of a man caused by accident, no provision is made in the Workmen's Compensation Act, 1923, for any adopted child, whether related or not, Who may have been supported by him; and will he take steps to have this hardship rectified?

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: Secondary Schools. (5 Jun 1924)

Sir Charles Edwards: 31. asked the President of the Board of Education if he is aware that, notwithstanding the additional accommodation provided for secondary school children in the Rhymney Valley, there are still 26 children at Maesy-Cwmmer, Monmouthshire, who are not yet provided for, although anxious to secure places; and will he take steps to secure temporary accommodation at Maes-y-Cwmmer so as to provide...

Oral Answers to Questions — Peace Treaties.: Firemen and Deputies. (5 Jun 1924)

Sir Charles Edwards: 70. asked the Secretary for Mines whether he is aware that colliery firemen and deputies, whose services should be solely to look after the safety of the mines, are called upon to perform various other duties, which takes up much of their time and prevents them from giving their constant attention to the important work which they are ostensibly engaged to do; and whether he will consider...


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