Results 21–38 of 38 for speaker:Dr Bouverie McDonald

Oral Answers to Questions — Peace Treaties.: Forestry Commission. ( 9 Jun 1920)

Dr Bouverie McDonald: 101. asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Agriculture whether the examinations held in the course of forestry training are truly competitive; whether some candidates have obtained positions without fulfilling the recognised standard; and whether some of the selected candidates have done no active war service while others who have served abroad have been passed over?

Orders of the Day — Income Tax.: Ways and Means. [19TH April.] (27 Apr 1920)

Dr Bouverie McDonald: I have listened with interest to the speech of the Minister of Transport, and I wish to know whether the question of the position of medical men and veterinary surgeons has been raised to-day?

Orders of the Day — Income Tax.: Ways and Means. [19TH April.] (27 Apr 1920)

Dr Bouverie McDonald: I should like to make a strong appeal on behalf of doctors and medical men throughout the country. The Medical Committee of Members of this House met a strong deputation of the Medical Association, and they specially requested us to bring before this House the fact that formerly medical men and veterinary surgeons had a rebate of the tax on their cars. With the increase that is now taking...

Oral Answers to Questions — Measles (Notification). (11 Dec 1919)

Dr Bouverie McDonald: 84. asked the Minister of Health if he will reconsider his decision to abolish compulsory notification of measles in consideration of the fact that the nation has not yet fully recognised the grave complications resulting from this malady?

Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants.: Arrears of Payment. ( 4 Dec 1919)

Dr Bouverie McDonald: 72. asked the Prime Minister whether he would take steps to accelerate the payment of gratuities, arrears of pay, and compassionate allowances in the Navy, the Army, and the Royal Air Force; and whether he was aware that much irritation and discontent was felt in all these Services through delay of such payments?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ex-Service Men.: Land Settlement. (26 Nov 1919)

Dr Bouverie McDonald: 30. asked the Minister of Labour if he is now in a position to accelerate land settlement for sailors and soldiers; if he has studied and adopted any of the schemes submitted to the Government relating to this need; and if he will take the earliest opportunity to enable local committees to fulfil their urgent obligations in this direction?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment Insurance. (24 Nov 1919)

Dr Bouverie McDonald: 58. asked the Prime Minister if he will take immediate steps to appoint a Committee to inquire into the best means of adopting compulsory insurance against unemployment and report to this House thereon?

Oral Answers to Questions — Mercantile Marine (Officers). (30 Jul 1919)

Dr Bouverie McDonald: 89. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he would endeavour to have extended to demobilised officers of the Mercantile Marine the same facilities and financial aid for higher education which had already been granted to demobilised officers of the Navy and Army?

Oral Answers to Questions — Armies of Occupation.: Soldiers' Leave. (24 Jul 1919)

Dr Bouverie McDonald: 102. asked the Secretary of State for War if, in view. of the fact that many men have served in Egypt continuously without leave, a condition which has caused discontent, he will take steps to rearrange the Egyptian Army of Occupation, in order that these men may be released at the earliest date possible?

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Supply. (17 Jul 1919)

Dr Bouverie McDonald: 63. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether, in view of the price of coal in this country, he will take immediate steps to inquire into the possibility of procuring a cheap supply from the easily-accessible coal fields of Spitzbergen; and whether he is aware that coal can be procured, ready for shipment, at less than 7s. a ton in this area?

Oral Answers to Questions — Registrars of Births and Deaths (Gratuities). ( 7 Jul 1919)

Dr Bouverie McDonald: 43. asked the Minister of Health if he is aware that the Birken- head Board of Guardians have refused to act upon the suggestion made by the Local Government Board on the subject of granting gratuities to registrars of births and deaths; and will he take such steps as may be necessary to ensure that registrars are dealt with in the matter of war bonus or gratuity on lines similar to those in...

Oral Answers to Questions — Privates' Gratuities. ( 4 Jun 1919)

Dr Bouverie McDonald: 82. asked the Secretary of State for War why many demobilised privates are prevented from drawing their gratuities by the Post Office officials although the money is deposited in savings banks for their benefit?

Oral Answers to Questions — Privates' Gratuities. ( 4 Jun 1919)

Dr Bouverie McDonald: May I say that the right hon. Gentleman—

Oral Answers to Questions — German Ships (Distribution). (28 May 1919)

Dr Bouverie McDonald: 49. asked the Prime Minister if, in view of the fact that the British Mercantile Marine have lost thousands of lives during the War, and further that the loss in ships sustained by Great Britain amounts to over 7,000,000 tons more than that suffered by America, he will take immediate steps to convey to the Allied Conference now sitting in Paris the concern of shipping interests in Britain...

Orders of the Day — Animals (AnÆSthetics) Bill. ( 2 May 1919)

Dr Bouverie McDonald: I wish to support my medical colleagues who have already spoken on this subject. As the hon. and gallant Member for Wavertree (Lieutenant-Colonel Raw) has just remarked, our one object in life is to endeavour to alleviate pain in any direction we can, no matter whether it be in the case of human beings or in the case of animals. I would like to point out to the framers of this Bill one...

Oral Answers to Questions — Mercantile Marine (War Services). (26 Feb 1919)

Dr Bouverie McDonald: 30. asked what tangible recognition will be made to the officers and men of the British Mercantile Marine and pilot services in respect of their services in safeguarding the nation's food supply during the War?

Oral Answers to Questions — Engineer-Commanders (Pay). (19 Feb 1919)

Dr Bouverie McDonald: 15. asked the Secretary to the Admiralty whether he is aware that engineer-commanders, retired just before the War were re-called as engineer-captains, and received the pay of engineer- captains together with a bonus of 25 per cent., while engineer-commanders due to retire just after War broke out were not allowed to retire, and that, in consequence, the pay of the officer who retired and...

Oral Answers to Questions — Officers' Servants (Allowances). (19 Feb 1919)

Dr Bouverie McDonald: 16. asked the Secretary to the Admiralty whether he is aware that servants' allowances has been granted to officers serving on shore with the exception of engineer-overseers, and that this allowance has been granted to a few of these officers; and will this allowance now be granted to the rest of these engineer-overseers, seing that they are only serving on shore for the time and are liable...


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