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Orders of the Day — Condition of Ireland.: Statement by MR. Macpherson. (14 May 1919)

Mr James Lowther: Certainly. It is not an unparliamentary expression.

Oral Answers to Questions — Russia.: Member Directed to Withdraw. (13 Nov 1919)

Mr James Lowther: I do not think there is anything unparliamentary in that expression. What I take exception to is the hon. Member's remark that the statement of the Irish Secretary was an impertient one. That I shall always take exception to.

Orders of the Day — Government of Ireland Bill.: Clause 10. — (Powers of Irish Council.) (14 Jun 1920)

Captain William Benn: On a point of Order. Is it not a fact that such an expression is unparliamentary?

Orders of the Day — International Labour Conference (Conventions). (27 May 1921)

Mr John Whitley: I should have intervened had I thought the expression used by the right hon. Gentleman was unparliamentary. It was rather a matter of taste.

Orders of the Day — Ways and Means [11TH May]: Safeguarding of Industries. (31 May 1921)

Mr John Whitley: I cannot permit that. It is merely another way of saying what is unparliamentary.

Orders of the Day — Rent Restrictions (Notices of Increase) Bill. (8 May 1923)

Mr John Whitley: The hon. Member made use of an unparliamentary expression, and I must ask him to withdraw it.

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Air Force (Administration). (11 Mar 1924)

Sir Cyril Entwistle: I would appeal to hon. Members to give the hon. Member a hearing. It is not unparliamentary to accuse Ministers of desiring to stick to their offices. That is an accusation that is commonly made in this House.

McKENNA IMPORT DUTIES.: Petitions Presented. (13 May 1924)

Captain Reginald Terrell: I regret that I made use of any unparliamentary expression. Perhaps the word "lie" rather offends some people, and I apologise, but, after all—[HON. MEMBEES: "Withdraw!"]

Orders of the Day — Contributory Pensions Bill. (2 Jul 1925)

Mr Ernest Thurtle: The hon. Member has used the word "obstruction." Has it not been ruled that the word "obstruction" is an unparliamentary expression?

Orders of the Day — Unemployment Insurance Bill. (7 Jul 1925)

Mr James Hope: That is a matter of merit, and not of order. It may be argued that it is an improper expression, but it is not unparliamentary.

Oral Answers to Questions — Kenya: Collection, Leytonstone. (12 Jul 1926)

Mr William Thorne: Is it unparliamentary, Mr. Speaker?

Adjournment (Summer).: Amendment Proposed. (4 Aug 1926)

Commander Hon. Joseph Kenworthy: That is a very unparliamentary expression.

Coal Trade Dispute. (25 Oct 1926)

Sir Frederick Penny: I am quite content to hear the other side, but the hon. Member used unparliamentary language. May I point out, further, that I did not make any accusation. I asked the Government if they knew whether such accusations were true or untrue.

Necessitous Areas. (1 Mar 1927)

Lieut-General Edward Fitzroy: In the way in which it was used I see nothing unparliamentary in it.

Orders of the Day — Trade Disputes and Trade Unions Bill. (3 May 1927)

Mr. DEPUTY-SPEAKER: If I hear an expression which is unparliamentary, I will deal with it.

Orders of the Day — Trade Disputes and Trade Unions Bill. (4 May 1927)

Mr John Whitley: The intervention of the hon. Member for Barrow (Mr. Bromley) was a perfectly orderly and Parliamentary intervention. That is allowed; but these interjections of another kind are unparliamentary, and cannot be allowed to continue.

Orders of the Day — National Health Insurance Bill. (3 Apr 1928)

Mr Ernest Thurtle: I ask your ruling, Sir, if the term "Pecksniffian cant" is unparliamentary?

Unparliamentary Expressions. (4 Apr 1928)

Unparliamentary Expressions.

Civil Estimates, 1929.: Ministry of Labour. (24 Apr 1929)

Mr Robert Bourne: It has long been held by many occupants of the Chair that the word "lies" is unparliamentary, and must not be used. I must ask the hon. Member for Plaistow (Mr. Thorne) if he will withdraw the expression "lies."

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