Results 1–20 of 149 for speaker:Mr John Simpson

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: India (Akali Sikhs). (6 Aug 1924)

Mr John Simpson: Is it a fact that it is now only with great difficulty that these processions are organised at all?

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Public Health Commissioner (Simla). (4 Aug 1924)

Mr John Simpson: Is this appointment made by the Government of India without reference to the Secretary of State, and has the Secretary of State any power of confirmation or refusal of confirmation?

Oral Answers to Questions — Aliens.: Metropolitan Prisons (Tubercular Cases). (4 Aug 1924)

Mr John Simpson: Are the cells disinfected after the tuberculosis patients have left left them?

Orders of the Day — Consolidated Fund (Appropriation) Bill.: Ex-Ranker Officers. (4 Aug 1924)

Mr John Simpson: In all quarters of the House there is the feeling that we are not certain that the statements of the Prime Minister or the Leader of the Opposition are definitely looked upon as certain, and none of us are willing to give up the Debate unless we are certain. For this reason I beg to move the Adjournment of the Debate in order to get some assurance that this, Measure will be discussed. I hope...

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Middle Eastern Services. (29 Jul 1924)

Mr John Simpson: How many are there of these Assyrians?

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Riots in Delhi. (28 Jul 1924)

Mr John Simpson: Have these disturbances ceased all over India, or are they still continuing in other parts?

Oral Answers to Questions — League of Nations.: Gretna (Sale of Government Property). (28 Jul 1924)

Mr John Simpson: How many houses were sold?

Orders of the Day — Agricultural Wages Bill.: Clause 2. — (Duties and powers of agricultural wages committees with respect to minimum rates of wages.) (28 Jul 1924)

Mr John Simpson: May I draw your attention to the commencement of Clause 2, where it says: Subject to the provisions of this Act, Agricultural Wages Committees shall fix minimum rates of wages for workers employed in agriculture for time-work"— If one of these Amendments were included, then, subject to the provisions of that Amendment, the committees would fix wages still in accordance with the provisions...

Orders of the Day — Agricultural Wages Bill.: New Schedule. (28 Jul 1924)

Mr John Simpson: I want to reinforce what my hon. Friend the Member for the Isle of Ely (Mr. Mond) has said. Hon. Members on the Committee will remember that among the Amendments of our party there was one which retained to the central wages board the power to interfere if a local committee had not acted in accordance with the law. The object of that Amendment was that, in cases where a minimum wage had not...

Oral Answers to Questions — Telephone Service, Plymouth and Exeter. (23 Jul 1924)

Mr John Simpson: Will the right hon. Gentleman bear in mind that Exeter is a cathedral town, and is also the capital of Devon?

Oral Answers to Questions — Altona (English Sailors Fined). (23 Jul 1924)

Mr John Simpson: Was the fine in gold marks or paper marks?

Oral Answers to Questions — Peace Treaties.: Conference of Ambassadors. (26 Jun 1924)

Mr John Simpson: Can the right hon. Gentleman tell us how often the Conference of Ambassadors has sat during the last month?

Oral Answers to Questions — Peace Treaties.: Horses (Export). (26 Jun 1924)

Mr John Simpson: Has not this point been inquired into by the Minister of Agriculture and their Report published a few days ago?

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Reforms. (23 Jun 1924)

Mr John Simpson: Can the hon. Gentleman state the names of the deputation headed by His Highness the Aga Khan?

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Agreement with Building Trade. (18 Jun 1924)

Mr John Simpson: Can the right hon. Gentleman tell us whether this means that a labourer will have to serve four years as an apprentice before he becomes a bricklayer?

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Medical Service. (16 Jun 1924)

Mr John Simpson: 5. asked the Under-Secretary of State for India how many assistant-surgeons of the Indian Medical Department were dismissed during the financial year 1923–24, and how many it is proposed to dismiss during the current financial year; whether any representations have been received on this subject; and whether, in view of the very serious unemployment among Anglo-Indians at the present time,...

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Medical Service. (16 Jun 1924)

Mr John Simpson: 6. asked the Under-Secretary of State for India whether his attention has been drawn to the unrest which exists in the Indian Medical Department, in view of the reduction of its staff; whether it is the intention of the Government of India to dispense with the services of that Department altogether; whether the Department has asked for an official inquiry into the whole matter; and whether...

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Civil Service (Lee Commission). (16 Jun 1924)

Mr John Simpson: 4. asked the Under-Secretary whether the Government is taking any and, if so, what steps to carry out the recommendations contained in the Lee Commission Report; whether these recommendations require consideration by the Indian Legislature before the issue of Orders; and whether the Government of India will be instructed to introduce the financial reforms recommended at the earliest possible date?

Oral Answers to Questions — Uganda Railway (Asiatic Employes). (16 Jun 1924)

Mr John Simpson: Is the right hon. Gentleman sure that these men have been replaced by Africans?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Livestock (Imports). (5 Jun 1924)

Mr John Simpson: Can the right hon. Gentleman say how these figures compare with those of last year?


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