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Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment Donation. (13 Feb 1919)

Lieutenant-Colonel GUINNESS: 36 asked the Minister of Labour whether his attention has been drawn to the alleged practice among Dublin dock labourers of ceasing work at a given time daily to go and draw their out-of-work donation?

Orders of the Day — King's Speech.: Industrial Unrest. (13 Feb 1919)

Mr James Sexton: ..., and Parliament must accept its share of the responsibility. Let us take, for instance, the Trade Union Act. It was originally created, I believe, as the result of the Chartist movement. It was alleged to be for the benefit of trade unionism, but under it the employer could obtain for 1s. a return of the finances of every trade union in the country and could know exactly how the workmen's...

Re-Election of Ministers Bill. (17 Feb 1919)

Viscount Wolmer: ...that the Constitution should be amended in the interests of particular individuals who have taken office knowing perfectly well what the Constitution is, and about whom no special urgency can be alleged, as was undoubtedly the case during the War. I think it is really a serious proposal that the Constitution, which has been pre- served since, the days of Queen Anne, should be altered, when...

Oral Answers to Questions — Military Funerals. (18 Feb 1919)

..., I understand that a small balance will be payable in this case, and I am taking steps to see that this sum is issued to the widow. I have not yet received a reply to my inquiry regarding the alleged charge for the firing party.

Oral Answers to Questions — Demobilisation.: Soldiers' Leave. (18 Feb 1919)

Captain GUEST: Nothing is known at the War Office of the incident alleged in the second part of the hon. Member's question, but if he will let me have any particulars in his possession I will have inquiry made. As regards the grant of leave to this country for men in Egypt, I would refer to the answer given yesterday to by right hon. Friend the Member for Woolwich.

Orders of the Day — Procedure Rules.: Government Proposals. (19 Feb 1919)

Mr Gordon Hewart: ...who complain by saying that under the plan the Government propose discussions in Grand Committee will be taken in a hole-and-corner manner. There are, I suggest, at least three answers to that allegation, in the first place, it is common ground that the Press will be admitted to these Committees. The Press, in accordance with its usual practice, will exercise its usual discretion, and will...

Orders of the Day — Procedure Rules.: Government Proposals. (20 Feb 1919)

Lieut-Colonel Walter Guinness: ...their consent. No doubt it is very convenient for the Government, but it is not expedient in the wider national interest. The House already has lost a great deal of respect, because, as the public alleges, of a great lack of criticism. It is not that we do not want to criticise, but that we never get the chance. It is very dangerous to suppress reasonable opportunities for the expression...

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Lajpat Rai. (24 Feb 1919)

Colonel Josiah Wedgwood: Will the right hon. Gentleman take advantage of this opportunity to contradict the allegation that the Indian patriot Lajpat Rai was deported?

Oral Answers to Questions — Demobilisation.: Pay, Allowances and Gratuities. (25 Feb 1919)

Mr Winston Churchill: The cause of the delay, if delay can be alleged, is the great congestion and pressure of business,and the complexity of the problems which have to be settled.

Oral Answers to Questions — Demobilisation.: Indian Army Reserve of Officers. (26 Feb 1919)

Mr Herbert Fisher: ...year. The delay in this case is due to very exceptional circumstances. The Secretary of State will be glad if the hon. and gallant Member will bring to his notice any cases in which undue delay is alleged.

Oral Answers to Questions — Brick Industry. (26 Feb 1919)

Major Sir William Prescott: ...in Edmonton and Enfield recently met, when an offer of 75 per cent. on pre-war wages was made by the manufacturers and refused, the men demanding 150 per cent. at which cost the manufacturers alleged that they could not afford to make further bricks and sell at the present controlled price; and will he state what steps are proposed to be taken by his Department to adjust these differences...

Oral Answers to Questions — Nile Projects Committee. (26 Feb 1919)

Sir Richard Cooper: ...state the constitution of the Nile Projects Committee; if he is able yet to present to the House its Report; and, if not, whether, in view of the urgency of the questions submitted to it and the allegations which are being made, involving charges against high officials in Egypt and the Sudan, he can expedite the publication of the Report?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ireland.: Sinn Fein Movement. (27 Feb 1919)

Mr Thomas Moles: 28. asked the Chief Secretary for Ireland whether the Report of the inquiry held by Mr. Justice Dodd at Belfast upon the alleged treatment of Sinn Fein prisoners in Belfast goal has yet been received; and, if not, when it is expected to be available?

Oral Answers to Questions — Military Service.: Conscientious Objectors. (27 Feb 1919)

Mr Edward Shortt: The allegation referred to is contrary to fact. The prisoner is reported to be in good general health, free from any indication of organic defect, fit for military service, and not likely to be hurt by further imprisonment. He has increased in weight since reception. He has some eczema on his legs, but there is nothing in his condition to justify his discharge.

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Secret Service. (27 Feb 1919)

Mr Stanley Baldwin: ...of the question, or as to where the Secret Service money goes. That is not within my province. I should, however, like, very earnestly, to point out this, that there is nothing easier than to make allegations as to where the Secret Service money does go, because confirmation one way or another cannot be given. If it were possible for me to stand up here and to explain in a measure where...

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies.: Wheat Prices. (3 Mar 1919)

Mr Charles McCurdy: ...quarter of 480 lbs., or 57s. 9d. per 504 lbs., the latter being the weight fixed for maximum prices applicable to the 1918 crop. If the hon. Member will inform me of any case in which hardship is alleged, I shall be very glad to have it investigated.

Orders of the Day — Supply. — [First Allotted Day.]: Number of Land Forces. (3 Mar 1919)

Sir Gerald Hurst: ...position. He had an absolutely clear record of service, and had fought in Gallipoli, at Sinai, and in France. It was not only his first court-martial, but his first offence. He was tried for alleged drunkenness after hours of duty, and six people swore that he was sober, and one man swore that he was not. The one man who swore that he was not sober happened to be an officer, and he was...

Orders of the Day — Private Business.: Belfast Harbour Bill (by Order). (4 Mar 1919)

Mr Jeremiah MacVeagh: ...fourth of the population. My hon. Friend, who has moved the rejection of the Bill, has stated that the defence for the other side will be that minorities must suffer. I rather assume that they will allege that the same thing happened in other parts of Ireland. I ventured, by way of anticipating that argument, to say that there is not a corner of Ireland where such a story can be unfolded...

Orders of the Day — Naval, Military and Air Force Service Bill. (6 Mar 1919)

Mr Donald Maclean: ...or deposit of ratifications of the treaty or treaties of peace. Never was there a weaker excuse made in this House by any responsible Minister for the most extraordinary omission which was ever alleged, that they did not know. In November last it was not present to their minds that when the ratification of the peace took place the Army in all parts of the globe, as my right hon. Friend so...

Oral Answers to Questions — Bermondsey Guardians (Clerk). (10 Mar 1919)

Mr John Lort-Williams: ...Mr. Oxley, in whose district Bermondsey lies, was appointed to hold this inquiry instead of an inspector from some other district; and whether it is proposed to hold a further inquiry regarding the allegations of irregularity on the part of the clerk in respect of payments made by him as clerk to himself as superintendent registrar, in view of the fact that Mr. Oxley ruled that these...


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