Results 161–180 of 678 for speaker:Sir Charles Edwards

Orders of the Day — School Teachers (Superannuation) Bill. (3 Jul 1932)

Sir Charles Edwards: On behalf of the Labour party I want to move that the Bill be read a Second time upon this day three months.

Orders of the Day — School Teachers (Superannuation) Bill. (3 Jul 1932)

Sir Charles Edwards: That answers my purpose. I have listened to the discussion, and I listened to the Debate the other day, and I find that the objection we took then has not been removed in any sense-that is the question of breaking faith with the teachers. We are opposed to breaking faith with anyone. We have on several occasions, during the last year or two especially, condemned the Government for breaking...

Oral Answers to Questions — Colloidal Fuel. (27 Jun 1932)

Sir Charles Edwards: (by Private Notice) asked the Secretary for Mines whether he is in a position to give the House any information respecting the results obtained from the use of the new coal fuel Colloidal on the Cunard steamship "Scythia," and if these experiments and trials are successful what steps will the Government take to secure that these patents and processes are held for the use and service of the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments.: Customs and Excise Department (Staff). (22 Jun 1932)

Sir Charles Edwards: 49. (for Mr. HICKS) asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury the number of departmental higher clerical officers, departmental clerical officers, P-class clerks, and temporary clerks employed as at the most convenient date in the outdoor service of the Customs and Excise Department other than in the collectors' offices and sub-offices, and the allocation of such officers to the various...

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Royal Dockyards (Employes). (22 Jun 1932)

Sir Charles Edwards: 8. (for Mr. HICKS) asked the First Lord of the Admiralty the number of men employed in the Royal Dockyards on 1st June, 1932, and on- 1st June, 1931?

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry.: Miners' Nystagmus (Medical Examination). (31 May 1932)

Sir Charles Edwards: Was this examination made at the instigation of the colliery company?

Orders of the Day — Sunday Entertainments Bill. (27 May 1932)

Sir Charles Edwards: The hon. Gentleman referred to the changed position of the Attorney-General. I put it to him whether the change is not due to environment rather than to conscience.

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Statistics. (23 May 1932)

Sir Charles Edwards: 34.for asked the Minister of Health if he can furnish figures showing the number of families living in one-room tenements in England and Wales, with separate figures for each of the large towns?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Railway Shops, Newton Heath (Discharges). (12 May 1932)

Sir Charles Edwards: Can the right hon. Gentleman say whether he has any more definite information to give us as to what the company proposes to do in the matter?

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: Deaf Children. (21 Apr 1932)

Sir Charles Edwards: 16. asked the President of the Board of Education what is the number of deaf children in England and Wales; what is the compulsory age of attendance at school; what accommodation is available and where situated; and what is the cost per pupil for training?

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: Mentally Defective Children. (21 Apr 1932)

Sir Charles Edwards: 17. asked the President of the Board of Education what number of mentally defective children there are in England and Wales, giving separate figures for boys and girls; what accommodation there is available for them to be educated and trained and where the institutions are situated; and what is the average cost per pupil for training?

Oral Answers to Questions — China and Japan. (20 Apr 1932)

Sir Charles Edwards: 1. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he can make any statement regarding the progress made up to date by the League of Nations towards settling the Sino-Japanese dispute?

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Inquiry and Prosecution (Benares). (20 Apr 1932)

Sir Charles Edwards: 44. asked the Secretary of State for India whether he is in a position to make a statement regarding the attack by members of the police force upon a number of girls at Benares when these girls were stripped naked and beaten; and whether, as a consequence, the proper authorities have decided to take disciplinary action in regard to the officers concerned?

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Civil Estimates and Estimates for, Revenue Departments, 1932 (Vote on Account). (29 Feb 1932)

Sir Charles Edwards: That is what you said about tariffs.

Oral Answers to Questions — Coroners Act (Inquest, Monmouthshire). (16 Nov 1931)

Sir Charles Edwards: 58. asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he is aware that two men were fatally injured at the Oakdale Colliery, Monmouthshire, on Friday, 16th October; that on Monday 19th, the inquest was held at Blackwood, Monmouthshire; that, as the Coroners Act lays down that the coroner who conducts the inquest must not go to the home to view the body if the deceased was resident...

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Statistics. (24 Sep 1931)

Sir Charles Edwards: 16. asked the Minister of Labour the number of unemployed in receipt of benefit in the counties of Monmouth and Glamorgan, separately; the average weekly amount paid to each insured person; the number of those in receipt of transitional benefit at present; and the estimated number of those who will have completed their standard benefit and passed to the transitional stage for the months of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Russia (Compulsory Labour). (30 Jul 1931)

Sir Charles Edwards: My right hon. Friend has seen a reference in the Press to a letter addressed to the Secretary-General on this subject. As regards the second part of the question, the House is already aware that, in the opinion of my right hon. Friend, it is undesirable that the League of Nations should be associated with any inquiry such as that suggested in the territory of a non-member State, except at the...

Oral Answers to Questions — River Pollution. (16 Jul 1931)

Sir Charles Edwards: I have been asked to reply. My right hon. Friend has read the very comprehensive series of resolutions of the National Federation of Anglers, and he wishes me to assure my hon. and gallant Friend of his complete sympathy with the interests represented by the Federation. I understand that the Joint Advisory Committee on River Pollution will shortly produce its third report, which no doubt will...

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: National Mark Eggs. (16 Jul 1931)

Sir Charles Edwards: The Ministry has not the figures showing the output of National Mark eggs for the whole of the year 1929, but figures for the period August to December, 1929 and 1930 respectively, show that there was an increase of 16½ millions in the output of National Mark eggs in the latter period, being 42 per cent. greater than in the corresponding period of 1929. The increase of the output of National...


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