Results 221–240 of 678 for speaker:Sir Charles Edwards

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

Sir Charles Edwards: Is the right hon. Gentleman not aware that the men sent over from the Rhymney Valley were secured by the Employment Exchanges, although they knew that there was a dispute at that colliery, and how can this Action be reconciled—

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

Sir Charles Edwards: I was perfectly aware that you cut out that part, but I understood that often a supplementary question is put which has not been allowed in the original question.

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry.: Nine Mile Point Colliery, Monmouth (Dispute). (6 Feb 1929)

Sir Charles Edwards: (by Private Notice) asked the Secretary for Mines if he can state fully the circumstances in which the Nine Mile Point Colliery in South Wales was closed?

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry.: Nine Mile Point Colliery, Monmouth (Dispute). (6 Feb 1929)

Sir Charles Edwards: Is the Minister aware that there is a Conciliation Board agreement in existence in South Wales with rules for the settlement of disputes, and that the colliery company are signatories to that agreement and have a member on the Board, and is not the action of the management of the colliery a violation of that agreement?

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry.: Nine Mile Point Colliery, Monmouth (Dispute). (6 Feb 1929)

Sir Charles Edwards: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that the terms offered which he read out contain no piece-work rates whatsoever, nor do they, as far as we know, make any alteration in the present piece rates, and that the minimum rates depend upon earnings on piece-work? So far there has been no mention whatsoever of these piece-rates or any alteration. I would like to ask, further, whether the Employment...

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry.: Bunker Coal Supplies. (5 Feb 1929)

Sir Charles Edwards: May I put a point? I know the position very well, and I was there on Sunday morning, and that statement is untrue.

Oral Answers to Questions — Distressed Areas.: Lord Mayor's Fund. (31 Jan 1929)

Sir Charles Edwards: 14. asked the President of the Board of Education if he is aware that the Abercarn Colliery, Mon-mouthshire, when re-starting after 18 months' stoppage, provided the men with food before going down the colliery owing to their impoverished condition, and intimated that this would be continued until they received their first pay; and whether, seeing that this is typical of the condition of many...

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Nine Milk Point Colliery (Benefit). (24 Jan 1929)

Sir Charles Edwards: 58. asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware that the Umpire has recently granted unemployment benefit to the Nine Mile Point Colliery workmen on the ground that the conditions sought to be imposed by the Ocean Colliery Company involved breaking statutory rules; and, in view of the reason for which the workmen were locked out, will he take steps to claim from the above company the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Nine Milk Point Colliery (Benefit). (24 Jan 1929)

Sir Charles Edwards: 63. asked the Secretary for Mines whether, seeing that the notices issued by the Ocean Coal Company to the Nine Mile Point Colliery workmen involved a breach of the statutory provisions, he will cause inquiries to be made into the matter?

Orders of the Day — Local Government Bill.: Clause 17. — (Application to unions wills appointed guardians.) (18 Dec 1928)

Sir Charles Edwards: It appears to me that this Clause is a provision of pure spitefulness. The three authorities where appointed guardians are serving simply offended the Minister, and he says: "Very well, they shall continue for another seven years." I suppose that is why this Clause has been inserted. Or is it because the appointed guardians made their own conditions when they took on the business? They knew...

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry.: Poor Law Relief (Dispute, Monmouthshire). (12 Dec 1928)

Sir Charles Edwards: 62. asked the Minister of Health whether he is aware that an official under his Department instructed the Newport Board of Guardians to treat the stoppage at Nine Mile Point Colliery, Monmouthshire, as a workers' dispute when considering claims for relief by the dependants of the above; that the colliery company gave the workmen notice because the colliery was not paying; whether the above...

Oral Answers to Questions — Distressed Areas.: Lord Mayor's Fund (Transferred Workers). (10 Dec 1928)

Sir Charles Edwards: 56. asked the Minister of Labour how much money he has received out of the miners' relief fund towards transferring persons to other places; whether those transferred have to refund the cost of such transfers to the Unemployment Fund; and will he take steps to secure that this charge shall be borne by the State funds so that no more money shall be taken from this source, which has subscribed...

Oral Answers to Questions — Distressed Areas.: Lord Mayor's Fund (Transferred Workers). (10 Dec 1928)

Sir Charles Edwards: Since transference is the policy of the Government ought not the money to be found from national funds and not out of this particular fund, which was initiated in order to alleviate destitution and poverty?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Nine Mile Point Colliery, Monmouth-Shire (Benefit). (10 Dec 1928)

Sir Charles Edwards: 58. asked the Minister of Labour if he is aware that about 2,000 men and their dependants are suffering through the stoppage of the Nine Mile Point Colliery, Monmouth-shire; and why no unemployment benefit has been paid since the stoppage took place several weeks ago, the colliery having given notice to the whole of the workmen presumably because the colliery did not pay?

Oral Answers to Questions — Public Health.: Small-Pox (Inspection of Casuals). (8 Nov 1928)

Sir Charles Edwards: 30. asked the Minister of Health whether he has received communications from boards of guardians requesting him to pay the cost of the inspection of casuals for the detection of small-pox from national funds; and will he take steps to enable his Department to do this?

Oral Answers to Questions — County Valuation Committees (Members' Expenses). (8 Nov 1928)

Sir Charles Edwards: 31. asked the Minister of Health whether he has received letters from the Newport and other boards of guardians protesting against paragraph 13 of the First Schedule to the Rating and Valuation Act, 1925, which prevents members from receiving their out-of-pocket expenses when attending meetings of the county valuation committees; and will he take steps to empower guardians to pay such...

Orders of the Day — LONDON, MIDLAND, AND SCOTTISH RAILWAY (ROAD TRANSPORT) BILL (By Order): Clause 4. — (For protection of transport services of local authority in own area.) (12 Jul 1928)

Sir Charles Edwards: I beg to second the Amendment. I understand that an Amendment which stands in my name—in page 2, line 28, leave out the words: 'each constituent authority being deemed (a) to be the local authority of its own area,' and insert instead thereof the words 'such joint board being deemed (a) to be the local authority of a local area consisting of the local areas of the constituent authorities of...

Orders of the Day — LONDON, MIDLAND, AND SCOTTISH RAILWAY (ROAD TRANSPORT) BILL (By Order): Clause 4. — (For protection of transport services of local authority in own area.) (12 Jul 1928)

Sir Charles Edwards: I beg to move, in page 2, line 28, to leave out the words: "'each constituent authority being deemed (a) to be the local authority of its own area,' and to insert instead thereof the words 'such joint board being deemed (a) to be the local authority of a local area consisting of the local areas of the constituent authorities of the Board.'" This is a much narrower point than the one we have...

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Ship's Fuel (Pulverised Coal). (11 Jul 1928)

Sir Charles Edwards: 14. asked the First Lord of the Admiralty if the small obsolete warship which he is willing to lend for experimental purposes with pulverised coal fuel is sufficiently modern to secure a fair test and for obtaining the best possible results?


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