Results 21–34 of 34 for speaker:Major James Despencer Robertson

Oral Answers to Questions — Mercantile Marine.: Army Horses (Sales, Egypt). (10 May 1932)

Major James Despencer Robertson: 38. asked the Financial Secretary to the War Office how many Army horses were sold in Egypt after the Armistice; and if his Department can take any steps to recover those which are still alive, many of which are in a pitiable condition?

Oral Answers to Questions — Mercantile Marine.: Army Horses (Sales, Egypt). (10 May 1932)

Major James Despencer Robertson: Are we to take it that the Government intend to leave those wretched animals to their fate?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Motor Omnibus Time-Tables. (16 Mar 1932)

Major James Despencer Robertson: 38. asked the Minister of Transport whether any and, if so, what steps have been taken to ensure that motor omnibus companies' time-tables are now in accordance with the provisions of the Road Traffic Act; and whether he will take steps to ensure that, in the case of excessive speeds due to the necessity of keeping to a too short time-table, penalties are imposed on the companies instead of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Road Service Licences. ( 9 Dec 1931)

Major James Despencer Robertson: 24. asked the Minister of Transport with reference to the appeals of omnibus owners to the Ministry of Transport in how many cases companies have received permission to run their omnibuses on routes which have been hitherto used by omnibuses belonging to individual owners?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Road Service Licences. ( 2 Dec 1931)

Major James Despencer Robertson: 31. asked the Minister of Transport why the application of Mr. S. C. Shergold to run his omnibus on a certain route at Tidworth was refused on appeal; what were the grounds for allowing an omnibus belonging to a company to run on the same route; and how many companies in the last six months have received permission to run their omnibuses on routes which have been hitherto used by omnibuses...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Road Service Licences. ( 2 Dec 1931)

Major James Despencer Robertson: Can the hon. Gentleman say in how many cases that have come under his personal notice the individual owners have won their cases?

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: British Subjects, Kashmir (Land Ownership). (23 Nov 1931)

Major James Despencer Robertson: 1. asked the Secretary of State for India whether he is aware that British subjects are debarred from owning land in the State of Kashmir, although this right is possessed by Kashmiri subjects in India, and that in several recent cases British subjects have been arbitrarily deprived of lands which they had leased; and whether negotiations can be commenced for the purpose of ensuring that...

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: British Subjects, Kashmir (Land Ownership). (23 Nov 1931)

Major James Despencer Robertson: Is my right hon. Friend aware that the question does not actually concern the ownership of land, but the leasing of land as well?

Orders of the Day — REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE (No. 2) BILL. ( 2 Jun 1931)

Major James Despencer Robertson: The hon. Member for Wolverhampton East (Mr. Mander) has referred to a visit which the right hon. Member for Bewdley (Mr. S. Baldwin) is shortly to pay to Old Sarum and said that doubtless many hon. Members would wish that there were still constituencies like Old Sarum. If there were any such constituencies to-day and the Liberal party had them in their pockets, we should never hear of the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prisons (Closing). (14 May 1931)

Major James Despencer Robertson: 21. asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many prisons have been closed in England during the last two years; and what provision is made for the staffs who are affected thereby?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Foreign Waiters. ( 7 May 1931)

Major James Despencer Robertson: 4. asked the Minister of Labour the number of foreign waiters employed in this country; and how this number compares with the number of English waiters employed by foreign countries under reciprocal arrangements between those countries and Great Britain?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Vocational Training. ( 5 May 1931)

Major James Despencer Robertson: 2. asked the Secretary of State for War whether he is aware that there is a demand for tailors' cutters; and whether specific plans are being considered under the Army vocational training scheme to give facilities for training men about to leave the Army so as to render them competent to fill the requirements of and obtain employment in the tailoring trades?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Civilian EmployéS (Rates of Pay). ( 5 May 1931)

Major James Despencer Robertson: 4. asked the Secretary of State for War whether he will consider the question of revising the rates of pay of civilian employés of the War Department, in view of the fact that some of the employés are now only receiving, after deductions for insurance, rent, and rates, £l 3s. 11d. per week?

Performing Animals Bill. (23 Mar 1923)

Major James Despencer Robertson: Has the hon. Member ever seen a race meeting, where a horse has thrown its rider early, but has continued its course?


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