Results 81–100 of 678 for speaker:Sir Charles Edwards

Business of the House. (3 Feb 1942)

Sir Charles Edwards: May I ask whether the Lord Privy Seal has any statement to make on Business?

Military Training Act, 1939. (21 Jun 1939)

Sir Charles Edwards: I beg to move, in line I, to leave out from the word "That," to the end of the Question, and to add instead thereof: in view of the unprecedented demand made upon those to whom the Military Training Act applies, provision should be made, where hardship would otherwise occur, to enable them and their dependants to meet obligations already entered into, and this House, therefore, cannot approve...

Mining Industry (Welfare Fund) Bill. (8 Dec 1938)

Sir Charles Edwards: It is wonderful the amount of work the present Government have brought upon themselves through not listening to us and following our suggestions. If that had been done we should not have had this Bill to consider to-day. I suppose that this sort of Bill is useful sometimes when they have had to withdraw a big Bill like the Milk Bill, and so on. These little things come in handy to keep the...

Orders of the Day — Clause I. — (Appointment of legally quali fied chairman and deputy chairman of quarter sessions.) (22 Jul 1938)

Sir Charles Edwards: Does that mean that the reference to Monmouthsire may be left out?

Business of the House. (3 Jun 1938)

Sir Charles Edwards: Will the Prime Minister state what will be the business for Thursday, 16th June?

Orders of the Day — Leasehold Property (Repairs) Bill.: New Clause. — (Temporary Provisions.) (20 May 1938)

Sir Charles Edwards: On the Second Reading of this Bill I expressed the hope that it would not be overloaded. Looking at this proposed new Clause, while I think it is a very good one and while I wish I could support it—and wish indeed that it could be carried back for 10 years, though I have not heard of this abuse having been operative 10 years ago—still, I think we ought to get the Bill through as it is,...

Orders of the Day — Leasehold Property (Repairs) Bill.: Clause 7. — (Application of certain provisions of 15 & 16 Geo. 5. c. 20.) (20 May 1938)

Sir Charles Edwards: I congratulate my hon. Friend on bringing this Bill forward. There is such a thing as stealing other people's thunder, and he has stolen mine, for I look upon this as my Bill. I was the first to start this business, and I took a deputation to the Attorney-General who received us kindly and was very sympathetic. As the result, this Bill was printed and was put in the hands of one who was lucky...

Business of the House. (11 May 1938)

Sir Charles Edwards: May I ask the Prime Minister, in view of the Motion on the Paper for the suspension of the Eleven o'Clock Rule, what business he proposes to take to-night?

Orders of the Day — Local Authorities (Enabling) Bill. (4 Mar 1938)

Sir Charles Edwards: That is not so.

Orders of the Day — Leasehold Property (Repairs) Bill. (11 Feb 1938)

Sir Charles Edwards: I suppose I ought to ask, the indulgence of the House, because I speak so seldom here; but I am very interested in this Bill and have done something to bring it into existence. I have had letters from people in my constituency about a particular company. It seemed to be such a serious matter that I put down a Question to the Attorney-General. I do not remember the exact Question, but I...

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Special Areas Fund (Monmouthshire). (3 Feb 1938)

Sir Charles Edwards: asked the Minister of Labour the names of the urban authorities in Monmouthshire who have received grants from the Special Areas Fund, and the amount of each grant?

Orders of the Day — Coal Bill. (9 Dec 1937)

Sir Charles Edwards: When I was consulted on Tuesday, I think it was, I refused to enter into any agreement for to-day. I said, "We shall see on Thursday." From our standpoint there is no agreement at all.

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Assistance (Miners). (26 Apr 1937)

Sir Charles Edwards: asked the Prime Minister whether his attention has been called to the decision of the Coalowners' Association of South Wales and Monmouthshire and the South Wales Miners' Federation not to proceed with a voluntary pension scheme for aged miners owing to the refusal of the Unemployment. Assistance Board to disregard the pension as income to the home; and whether he will introduce the...

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance.: Mining Royalties (Government's Decision). (26 Apr 1937)

Sir Charles Edwards: asked the Prime Minister whether the special tribunal on the valuation of mining royalties has concluded its sittings; when its report will be ready for submission to the Government; and whether it will be available to Members of the House before the Government reach any decision upon the legislation proposed with regard to the nationalisation of mining royalties?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Western Avenue, Cardiff. (9 Nov 1936)

Sir Charles Edwards: asked the Minister of Transport whether he is aware that the important road called Western Avenue, Cardiff, was, by order, de-restricted on 28th September last although 50 out of the 52 members of the city corporation were opposed to it, and the city police and others who gave evidence at the inquiry were also against it; and whether, seeing that a police inspector was killed and a constable...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: Local Government (South Wales and Monmouthshire). (21 May 1936)

Sir Charles Edwards: Will the Minister inquire whether the hon. Member's stockbroking business is as sound, and whether it will stand the same publicity as these bodies?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Local Government (South Wales and Monmouthshire). (19 May 1936)

Sir Charles Edwards: May I ask what steps the Parliamentary Secretary proposes to take to deal with nosey Parkers who will not mind their own business?

Orders of the Day — Workmen's Compensation Bill. (15 May 1936)

Sir Charles Edwards: rose in his place, and claimed to move, "That the Question be now put."

Oral Answers to Questions — Afforestation.: Special Areas. (12 May 1936)

Sir Charles Edwards: asked the hon. and gallant Member for Rye, as representing the Forestry Commissioners, what progress, if any, has been made in acquiring land under the scheme to assist the Special Areas by planting 200,000 acres in and near these areas; and will he give the area of land acquired, its cost per acre, and its location, for South Wales separately?

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