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Preamble (4 Feb 1919)

Mr Francis Mildmay: ...humour has become proverbial, humour which never wounds, as does sometimes the humour of those in high judicial position, but humour which has always been used to soften the asperities of political warfare. He has shown himself to be so human in his sympathy; and, if I may venture to speak from personal experience, his invariable readiness to help the most insignificant Member with kindly...

Government Bills to Be Presented. (11 Feb 1919)

RESTORATION OF PRE-WAR PRACTICES.—Bill to make provision with respect to the restoration after the present war of certain trade practices.—[Mr. Shortt.]

King's Speech. (11 Feb 1919)

...the Rhine, and have surrendered much of their armament. The Allied Armies have occupied the bridgeheads across that river, thus laying open the road into Germany should she attempt to renew the war. During the same period the might of the German Navy has been shattered by the surrender of the enemy's submarines and the internment of his main fleet in My ports.

Debate on the Address. (11 Feb 1919)

...Majesty has addressed to both Houses of Parliament." The selection of a serving soldier and a sailor to Move and Second the Address is an honour conferred upon the Army and the Navy which will be warmly appreciated by the sister Services. The duty of the Mover of the Address in the past has been a difficult one. To touch on controversial matters, without taking a part, is a delicate...

Oral Answers to Questions — Montenegro. (13 Feb 1919)

Mr Ronald McNeill: 3. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs if he is aware that in consequence of the refusal of the Government to allow the government of Montenegro to be diplomatically represented in London the interests of that country throughout the war have been in formally entrusted to an English private gentleman, Mr. Alexander Devine, who voluntarily and without reward has given his services...

Oral Answers to Questions — English Property (Confiscation by Germans). (13 Feb 1919)

Mr Ronald McNeill: 5. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs if he is aware that Mr. W. F. Dixon, an artist in stained glass, of European reputation, whose work is to be found in many cathedrals and other public buildings in England and abroad, who had been resident in Munich for twenty years before the War, left that place on the outbreak of war at the instance of the Foreign Office, communicated to...

Oral Answers to Questions — Crown Prince of Sweden's Visit. (13 Feb 1919)

Colonel Josiah Wedgwood: In view of the fact that the Royal Family of Sweden and the whole of the aristocracy there have been bitterly anti-English during the War—

Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants.: Pension Warrants. (13 Feb 1919)

Viscount Wolmer: Will this Warrant include pensions for services before this War?

Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants.: Alternative Pensions Claims. (13 Feb 1919)

Lieut-Colonel James Craig: ...taken to decide a claim to alternative pensions depends entirely on the difficulty of the case, but if the claim is submitted by the local committee with proper and complete verifica- tion of pre-war earnings, a decision could be notified within, approximately, a fortnight. It will be realised, however, that the proper verification of pre-war earnings is frequently a matter of great...

Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants.: Extra Diet Allowance. (13 Feb 1919)

Mr Rupert Gwynne: 19. asked the Pensions Minister whether he will consider the desirability of giving discretion to the war pensions (disablement) committees to grant more than 10s. a week extra diet allowance allowed to men who are suffering from acute forms of such diseases as tuberculosis and diabetes, seeing that the most they can receive for 100 per cent. disablement is 27s. 6d. a week, so that they can...

Oral Answers to Questions — Demobilisation.: Government Employes (Reinstatement). (13 Feb 1919)

Viscount Wolmer: 51. asked the Prime Minister whether the Government will guarantee to reinstate all men who voluntarily and with permission left Government employment to serve in His Majesty's Forces during the War?

Oral Answers to Questions — Lighting Regulations (Bicycles). (13 Feb 1919)

Viscount Wolmer: 24. asked the Home Secretary whether he can see his way to amend the Lighting Regulations in regard to bicycle, motors, and vehicles so that they are restored to their pre-war conditions.

Oral Answers to Questions — Industrial Unrest. (13 Feb 1919)

Sir Samuel Scott: 31. asked the Home Secretary whether he can give the names, nationality, ages, and war service of the leaders in the strikes which have recently taken place in Belfast, on the Clyde, and in London?

Oral Answers to Questions — Peace Terms (Indemnities). (13 Feb 1919)

Lieutenant-Colonel GUINNESS: 46. asked the Prime Minister whether the total cost of the War to the British Empire has yet been assessed; and whether a claim for compensation will be pressed at the Peace Conference rot merely for direct war damage, including cost of war pensions, but also for all outlay on armaments, munitions, personnel, and all other extraordinary expenditure in connection...

Oral Answers to Questions — Income Tax (Officers' War Gratuities). (13 Feb 1919)

Oral Answers to Questions — Income Tax (Officers' War Gratuities).

Oral Answers to Questions — Excess Profits Tax (Enemy Countries). (13 Feb 1919)

Sir John Norton-Griffiths: ...at the Peace Conference that an Excess Profits Tax shall be levied in all enemy countries, the revenue derived there from to be allocated to the payment and redemption of the Allied national war debts?

Oral Answers to Questions — Memorial Plaque (Dead Soldiers' Relatives). (13 Feb 1919)

Mr Rupert Gwynne: 57. asked the Prime Minister whether he will consider the desirability of the Government granting some recognition to the relatives of those who have fallen in the War, similar to the diploma of honour granted by the French Government?

Oral Answers to Questions — Postal Charges. (13 Feb 1919)

Mr Stanley Baldwin: ...out to my hon. and learned Friend that the national expenditure is still in excess of the revenue, and that the present cost of the postal services is very much in excess of the cost before the War.

Oral Answers to Questions — Income Tax.: Royal Commission. (13 Feb 1919)

Mr Charles Henry: ...the intention to set up a Royal Commission to consider and report upon the incidence elative to the levying of Income Tax so that some of the existing anomalies may be removed; and whether he is aware that such a Commission was definitely promised by the Government in power previous to the War?

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

Mr William Brace: ...we shall level some criticism at the Government I think the Government would have cause to complain about the Labour party if the Labour party did not bring to the common stock its contribution towards the solution of this matter. Therefore, while we criticise the Government for not having introduced into the King's Speech direct provisions for dealing with this industrial unrest, I hope...


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