Dr Thomas Watts: 27. asked the Home Secretary if he is aware that certain prison medical officers are not getting the full benefit of the recommendations of the Stanhope Committee as regards increases in salary; and if he will inquire into the matter, with a view to giving them the increases to which they are entitled under the Stanhope award?
Dr Thomas Watts: I beg to give notice that, on this day fortnight, I shall call attention to the disability of Catholics, and move a Resolution.
Dr Thomas Watts: In the interests of the health of the children, will the Noble Lord, if possible, see that children under five are kept out of the elementary schools?
Dr Thomas Watts: 13. asked the President of the Board of Trade if any steps have been taken to give effect to the recommendations contained in the Report, dated 10th April, 1024, of the informal committee on coal-carrying vessels, set up by the Board of Trade, and also of those contained in the second Report of this committee, which was issued on 15th May of the present year?
Dr Thomas Watts: 73. asked the Postmaster-General if his attention has been called to the inadequate postal facilities in the large and growing district of Withington, as regards accommodation at the local post office, where the room available for business transactions is but a narrow passage in a stationer's shop, and people have frequently to stand in a queue before they can get near the counter; whether he...
Dr Thomas Watts: 1. asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if the Factory Department of the Home Office is to be represented at the Fourth International Medical Congress of Industrial Accidents and Diseases, to be held at Amsterdam in September next?
Dr Thomas Watts: Does that mean that, with the single exception of this country, practically every country in Europe is to be represented?
Dr Thomas Watts: The Amendment is very similar to one that I have down immediately afterwards, to substitute the Joint Committee for the Commissioners of Customs and Excise, and I should be quite prepared to accept the licensing authority as proposed by the Government. My reason for putting down my Amendment is that we, in this country, are very much behind continental countries in the use of sera and...
Dr Thomas Watts: I beg to move, in page 3, line 32, at the end, to add the words one member appointed by the Royal College of Surgeons of England, and one member appointed by the Royal College of Physicians of London. The hon. Member in mentioning this committee, spoke of it as a very strong body. I think it is open to many objections. For example, I cannot understand why the Council of the Pharmaceutical...
Dr Thomas Watts: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that the time taken up by going to the booking office and filling up the voucher, and then giving it in exchange for the ticket has on several occasions on a Friday afternoon led to hon. Members missing their trains?
Dr Thomas Watts: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that manipulative surgery is pure humbug.
Dr Thomas Watts: 91. asked the Minister of Health if he will furnish figures showing
Dr Thomas Watts: Is the hon. Gentleman aware that each of these cases costs the local authority £250 for treatment, isolation, disinfection and so forth; has his attention been drawn to the report of a medical officer of health who proves distinctly that in his area, with the money which had to be spent on these cases. they could have built 1,000 or 1,500 houses?
Dr Thomas Watts: How does the hon. Gentleman account for the fact that, despite the number of cases of smallpox which occur, proceedings are rarely, if ever, instituted under the present Vaccination Act?
Dr Thomas Watts: 70. asked the Postmaster-General if he is aware of the delay in putting business premises on the telephone in Didsbury, owing to the removal of overhead wires and telephone posts before the completion of the underground system, and that the District. Bank, Limited, applied to have a telephone fixed in their newly-opened branch at Didsbury in September last, but nothing has been done, and on...
Dr Thomas Watts: Is my hon. and gallant Friend aware that disabled medical men with several years' war service, who have served on the Board for several years, are gradually being replaced by young men, in many cases engaged in general practice, and with no war service?
Dr Thomas Watts: Is it not a fact that many magistrates themselves have conscientious objections to granting these certificates?
Dr Thomas Watts: Will the right hon. Gentleman cease to expend any more money on these schemes, which are useless in regard to either the cure or prevention of tuberculosis, and devote any funds he may have to assisting Monsieur Sphahlinger to produce a supply of his serum and vaccine, which is at present held up for want of funds?
Dr Thomas Watts: 61. asked the Home Secretary if he is aware that permission is being sought to close the Ardwick Cementery, Manchester; and, if so, will he before giving that permission take steps to safeguard the rights of those people who own graves in that cemetery and who, having lived in the district all their lives, wish to be interred there when they die?
Dr Thomas Watts: 69. asked the Minister of Health if any investigations have been made by his Department as to the value of the Spahlinger treatment for tuber culosis; if so, what is the nature of the reports received; and, if no investigation has yet been made, will he take steps at the earliest possible date to have a thorough investigation made, as has already been done by the United States of America and...