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Oral Answers to Questions — Compensation for Injuries, Dublin. (2 Jul 1919)

Hon. Hugh O'Neill: 62. asked the Secretary of State for War whether he is aware that on 9th April, 1918, Mr. J. L. King, auditor, was knocked down and severely injured by a motor ambulance while cycling in Harcourt Street, Dublin; whether the police report of the accident was to the effect that the driver of the ambulance was entirely to blame; whether the only- compensation, so far, offered by the War Office...

Oral Answers to Questions — Railway Administration.: Cycles (Carriage Rates). (18 Aug 1919)

Mr William Gritten: 17. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will forthwith secure the reduction of the enhanced rates charged by railway companies for the carriage of cycles, seeing that such rates are oppressive, and often quite prohibitive in the cases of the poorer users of cycles; and if he will state why the Railway Executive Committee has declined to receive a deputation from the Cyclists'...

Orders of the Day — Supply [15TH Allotted Day].: Supply. (1 Jul 1920)

...round, and they have hit cyclists harder than anybody. Whereas the ordinary rates have been put up 50 per cent. or 60 per cent. The hon. Member told us earlier that the extra charge for carrying a cycle by passenger train has been put up 130 per cent. What was threepence before the War for carrying a cycle the minimum distance was subsequently raised to 9d., and now has been put to 1s. 2d....

Oral Answers to Questions — Ireland.: Reprisals (Police and Military). (9 Nov 1920)

Mr Hamar Greenwood: ...on the night of the fourth, I am informed by the military authorities that some of the troops, incensed at the sight of the dead body of their officer, Lieut. Hambleton, who was cruelly murdered while cycling in the neighbourhood, broke out of barracks and set fire to two houses. Fresh troops arrived on the scene and brought the men back to barracks, and the fires were put out by the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Ireland.: Murder of Lieut. Hambleton. (9 Nov 1920)

Mr Hamar Greenwood: ..., 1st Batt. Northants Regiment, on 4th inst., is as follows:—On the afternoon of the 4th instant, Lieutenant H. J. Hambleton, who was stationed at Nenagh, left Templemore about 4 p.m. to motor-cycle to Nenagh. Nothing further was heard about him until about 6 p.m. when a message was received that a military officer was lying wounded on the road about two miles out of Nenagh on the...

Orders of the Day — Licensing Bill (22 Apr 1921)

Mr Frederick Macquisten: ...were all inclined to tipple a little. The Inland Revenue office in a town in Scotland in which I was in was almost what you might call an inebriates' home. At the present time men are more anxious to get away playing golf or cycling on a Saturday instead of sitting drinking beer in the public-houses, and the real remedy for drink in my opinion is to give the working man something to do in...

Oral Answers to Questions — Ireland.: Murders. (16 Jun 1921)

Mr Hamar Greenwood: ...murder. The police report that no one appears to have wit- nessed the act and they have been unable at present to make any arrest. Burdon was a clerk at Guinness's brewery, and was shot while cycling to his work. There were seven wounds inflicted at close range. He was friendly with the police, to whom he was well known.

Murder of Officers (Ireland). (21 Jun 1921)

Viscount Turnour: ...to the boat each man had a revolver in his hand. That is the only way in which servants of the Crown in Ireland can now move about that country. Apparently some of the officers who have been murdered have gone out cycling unarmed. There is a very strong impression in the minds of many people who know something of the condition of affairs in Ireland that the regulations with regard to what...

Oral Answers to Questions — Ireland.: Fatalities, Cushendall (Inquiry). (27 Jul 1922)

Mr Joseph Devlin: ...where John Gore and John Hill were, and, after asking these men what religion they were, shot them on learning they were Catholics; and that the specials had arrested James McAllister when he was cycling along the country road to his home in Glenariffe, and brought him in a motor to Cushendall, where they shot him dead under revolting circumstances; and whether, in view of these facts, he...

Orders of the Day — Importation of Animals Bill. (7 Dec 1922)

Mr Francis Broad: ...rather see milk down one penny per quart than beef down one penny a pound. I am speaking as a Londoner who knows nothing about farming, except what I have read in books, and what I have seen when cycling about the country. In the year when the embargo was put on I was working in Dorsetshire at an engineering works, and I spent most of my leisure time cycling about Dorsetshire. I hardly saw...

Orders of the Day — Intoxicating Liquor (Sale to Persons Under Eighteen) Bill.: Clause 1. — (Penalty for sale or supply of intoxicating liquor to young persons.) (13 Jul 1923)

Mr Frederick Banbury: ...when I happened to look in. I did not see her eating anything. Therefore, I conclude that she must have been drinking something. Take the case of some young persons, typists or clerks in the City, cycling along the country road on Saturday afternoon and arriving at an inn and desiring to obtain a drink.

Orders of the Day — Summer Time Bill. (13 Mar 1925)

...by the springing-up of tennis-courts and golf-courses in the vicinity of all our great towns, and by the thousands and thousands of happy people one meets during the long summer evenings walking and cycling along our country roads and lanes. The people who have benefited most are the adult workers in the towns. Nevertheless, the children and the rising generation have also received...

Orders of the Day — Industrial Crisis: Emergency Powers. (6 May 1926)

Sir William Davison: ...knowledge in regard to what happened in a certain district yesterday evening, and what happened to a certain person in my own employment. This particular person and a number of working girls were cycling, and there were also wo or three lorry loads filled with working girls going from the city to their homes. They were all held up at a certain part of London by people who were "peacefully...

Civil Services Estimates, 1926–27.: Ministry of Transport. (14 Jul 1926)

..., he will be able to answer that point. With regard to dazzling headlights they are not really so dangerous as the hon. Member who raised this question believes I have had many conversations with cycling organisations who do not complain at all of dazzling headlights, and the person who suffers most from them is the driver of a lorry who has insufficient lighting himself, and if he could...

Orders of the Day — Army Estimates, 1927.: Six L. WORTHINGTON-EVANS' STATEMENT. (7 Mar 1927)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Assheton Pownall: ...I know how difficult it was at that time to keep them up to strength. I do not need to speak of their services during the War because that is common knowledge, but I would like to mention the fact that the London Cycling Battalion had on its colours "Afghanistan, 1919." When that corps was formed if anyone had said that the London Cycling Battalion would have ever fought in Afghanistan it...

Orders of the Day — Road Transport Lighting Bill. (1 Apr 1927)

Sir Lewis Lougher: ...the life of me I cannot understand that attitude. I am sure that if cyclists, both from the point of view of their own safety and the safety of other users of the roads, realised the danger they run by cycling without any mark at the rear, they would voluntarily carry a reflector. They cannot complain on the score of expense, because reflectors can be obtained for a very nominal price,...

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill.: Clause 3. — (Exemption of motor tyres from Customs duty to cease.) (28 Jun 1927)

Mr Ronald McNeill: ...this particular Clause is some infringement of that doctrine, and naturally he did not lose the opportunity of pointing it out. His second point was that as compared with motor cars the motor-bicycle is used by the comparatively less well-to-do. Then he passed on to the point that injury might be inflicted upon our export trade if the Amendment were not accepted. To these arguments the...

Orders of the Day — Dog Racing Bill. (11 May 1928)

...local football club, and he is known in sporting circles there not as "the reverend gentleman," but as "the General." I am president of a new club which has been started in Epping Forest, where there is a cycle racing track for motor bicycles. This track is very popular, and crowds of people go there when the racing is on. I am proud to say that, as President, I have not been dragged into...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Motor Lorries and Cycles (Lights). (12 Feb 1929)

Mr Harry Day: ...Minister of Transport whether his attention has been drawn to the coroner's remarks at an inquest held at Enfield on Patrick Eaton Robinson and James Collins, who were killed by a motor lorry while cycling on the Cambridge arterial road, at which inquest it was stated that the lamps on the lorry were too high to shine on the rear reflectors of the cycles, and the coroner stated he had...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Motor-Cycle Accidents. (25 Jul 1929)

Mr John Clynes: ...driving and an increased sense of responsibility on the part of motor cyclists, and that is to be attained, I am sure, as much by education and propaganda by those in a position to influence motor cycling opinion as by any action on the part of the police.


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