Results 101–105 of 105 for speaker:Dr Thomas Watts

Oral Answers to Questions — Shop Hours Act. (21 Mar 1929)

Dr Thomas Watts: 13. asked the Home Secretary if he is aware that there is dissatisfaction throughout the country over the exemptions allowed under the Shop Hours Act, 1928; and does he propose to take any action to allay this feeling?

Oral Answers to Questions — Shop Hours Act. (21 Mar 1929)

Dr Thomas Watts: Is my right hon. Friend aware that the instances of anomalies are rapidly making us the laughing stock of the whole world?

Oral Answers to Questions — Licensed Clubs. (21 Mar 1929)

Dr Thomas Watts: 14. asked the Home Secretary the present position with regard to the request of the clubs for a restoration of their pre-War privileges?

Orders of the Day — Ways and Means.: Abolition of the Customs Duty on Tea. (16 Apr 1929)

Dr Thomas Watts: I have heard a great part of this Debate, and I have been particularly struck by the manner in which the right hon. Gentleman the Member for Colne Valley (Mr. Snowden) dealt with the unemployment figures. The right hon. Gentleman skated very skilfully over the subject, but I should have been more satisfied with his speech had he, in addition to the figures which he gave us, stated the...

Orders of the Day — Ways and Means.: Abolition of the Customs Duty on Tea. (16 Apr 1929)

Dr Thomas Watts: I was answering something which had arisen previously, but I bow to your ruling. The remedy put forward by the Socialist party, the remedy of a general strike, proved a failure, and the remedy offered by the right hon. Member for Carnarvon Boroughs is sure to prove a failure. Therefore, you have the remedy put up by the present Government, the provision for which is made in this Budget. The...


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