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

Oral Answers to Questions — Widows' Pensions (Dewsbury). (11 Feb 1931)

Sir Charles Edwards: My right hon. Friend regrets that the information asked for by my hon. Friend is not available, as the records of pensioners are not arranged on a territorial basis.

Oral Answers to Questions — Necessitous Areas (Grants). (11 Feb 1931)

Sir Charles Edwards: The whole of the £440,000 allotted to England and Wales has been allocated except a small sum kept in hand to meet engineering contingencies. Provision has mot been made for additional grants of this kind.

Oral Answers to Questions — Mesopotamia.: General Balahovitch. (2 Nov 1930)

Sir Charles Edwards: 20. asked the Secretary of State for War whether any British military representatives are with the forces of General Balahovitch or Permikin?

Oral Answers to Questions — Raspberries (Imports). (23 Jul 1930)

Sir Charles Edwards: My right hon. Friend is unable to obtain any evidence that any home-grown raspberries were sold last week at Covent Garden Market at as low a price as 1d. per pound. He is also informed that no foreign raspberries were on sale at Covent Garden last week, and that the low level of prices ruling was due to heavy supplies of home-produced fruit. With regard to the last part of the question,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Raspberries (Imports). (23 Jul 1930)

Sir Charles Edwards: Yes.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Road Accidents. (16 Jul 1930)

Sir Charles Edwards: I have been asked to reply. The latest available statistics for the whole country are those for the year 1929 and are contained in the Home Office Return, dated 9th May, 1930, which is published as a White Paper. A statement has also been issued by the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis on street accidents within the Metropolitan Police area during the quarter ending 31st March, 1930. I...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Road Work. (26 Jun 1930)

Sir Charles Edwards: I have been asked to reply. The prospective resources of the Road Fund are fully committed under the present programmes of works, and indeed it is estimated that the Fund will require to be assisted temporarily by the Exchequer during the next few years. In these circumstances, it will be seen that, apart from any question of policy, it would not be possible to meet the service of a loan...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Road Grants (Conditions). (26 Jun 1930)

Sir Charles Edwards: I have been asked to reply. It is one of the conditions of grants from the Road Fund towards the cost of works expedited for the relief of unemployment that all materials shall, so far as practicable, be of United Kingdom origin and all manufactured articles of United Kingdom manufacture. Lcoal authorities have also been urged to extend this principle as widely as possible in connection with...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Road Grants (Conditions). (26 Jun 1930)

Sir Charles Edwards: I must leave that matter to the Minister.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Road Grants (Conditions). (26 Jun 1930)

Sir Charles Edwards: I will convey that remark to my hon. Friend.

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Missing Telegram (Inquiry). (18 Apr 1929)

Sir Charles Edwards: 55. asked the Postmaster-General whether he is aware that on the 7th February last a telegram was despatched from the Aberkenfig post office to Cwmmer, Port Talbot, post office, from Mr. J. Moles to his brother, informing him that his father had died and giving particulars of the funeral; on the 2nd March last a telegram was received by the above stating that his brother had died, and that on...

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Mr. BRIDGEMAN'S STATEMENT. (14 Mar 1929)

Sir Charles Edwards: The First Lord mentioned experiments with oil extracted from British coal. Are the Admiralty themselves making these experiments? Are they using some of this oil?

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Mr. BRIDGEMAN'S STATEMENT. (14 Mar 1929)

Sir Charles Edwards: The Admiralty have not tested any of the products?

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Grant in Aid of the Lord Mayor's Fund. (13 Mar 1929)

Sir Charles Edwards: I think the hon. Member is getting a long way from the subject of this Vote.

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Request for Deputation. (27 Feb 1929)

Sir Charles Edwards: asked the Prime Minister whether he has received from the representatives of the several hundred unemployed workers who arrived in London last week-end from various parts of the country a request to receive a deputation desirous of putting before him certain grievances relating to unemployment insurance administration and Poor Law administration affecting able-bodied workers, and what action...

Orders of the Day — Local Government Bill.: Clause 1. — (Transfer of functions of Poor Law authorities.) (12 Feb 1929)

Sir Charles Edwards: I rise to say how pleased I am with the statement that the Minister has just made, that this Order is not to apply to Bedwellty and Chester-le-Street. During the Debate on the Second Reading of the Bill I spoke on this subject, and I am glad that my speech was so effective. I took up the point of the unfairness to the counties. It was certainly unfair to counties like Monmouth and Durham that...

Oral Answers to Questions — Nine Mile Point Colliery, Monmouth (Dispute). (7 Feb 1929)

Sir Charles Edwards: (by Private Notice) asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he can give the House any information as to the cause of the trouble between police and unemployed miners at Nine Mile Point Colliery yesterday; whether any arrests were made; how many persons were injured; whether in any cases the injuries are serious, and whether full inquiry is to be made into the matter?

Oral Answers to Questions — Nine Mile Point Colliery, Monmouth (Dispute). (7 Feb 1929)

Sir Charles Edwards: Will the right hon. Gentleman answer the latter part of the question?

Oral Answers to Questions — Nine Mile Point Colliery, Monmouth (Dispute). (7 Feb 1929)

Sir Charles Edwards: Does the Home Secretary think it is good business financially, or even common sense, to keep 50 policemen hanging about looking for trouble?

Oral Answers to Questions — Nine Mile Point Colliery, Monmouth (Dispute). (7 Feb 1929)

Sir Charles Edwards: (by Private Notice) asked the Minister of Labour whether, in spite of the circumstances connected with the offer of employment on unknown terms to the men formerly employed at the Nine Mile Point Colliery, the Employment Exchanges are being used to induce the men to accept this employment or lose their unemployment benefit?


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