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Orders of the Day — Unemployment Bill.: Clause 27. — (Power of Minister to assist schemes for promoting greater regularity of employment.) (13 Feb 1934)

...We have so far achieved considerable success in our efforts to decasualise labour at the docks. Between 1925 and 1932 the register in the Port of London was reduced by 36 per cent., in Liverpool by 13 per cent., in Hull by 34 per cent., and in Bristol by 18 per cent. Further progress was made in nearly all ports in 1933, the register in Liverpool, for example, being reduced by 12 per...

Orders of the Day — Unemployment Bill.: Clause 31. — (Interpretation of Part I and construction of references.) (13 Feb 1934)

Mr John Hills: ...charming speeches, but under it there lies a very deep question indeed, and I hope that he will forgive me if I plead for a few minutes on behalf of the rights of Part III authorities. Under Clause 13 the question arises as to whether county councils are or are not to be empowered to delegate the right to run juvenile instruction centres. The Parliamentary Secretary said that the fewer...

Oral Answers to Questions — Russia.: League of Nations. (12 Feb 1934)

Major-General Sir Alfred Knox: 13. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the Government of Soviet Russia has asked to be allowed to join the League of Nations?

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Statistics. (8 Feb 1934)

.... During the half year ended 30th September, 1933, local authorities and private enterprise erected 76,185 small houses without subsidy, of which it is estimated that about 17½ per cent. or 13,300 were let, and about 40 per cent. or 31,000 were houses with a rateable value below £13 (£20 in London).

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments.: Ministry of Agriculture. (8 Feb 1934)

Mr Walter Elliot: ...Acts, 1931–1933, including work in connection with committees set up in accordance with the provisions of these Acts, is approximately 65, including clerks, typists and messengers. Of these posts 13 carry an inclusive salary (i.e., inclusive of bonus) of £500 or more.

Orders of the Day — British Hydrocarbon Oils Production Bill. (8 Feb 1934)

Major Goronwy Owen: oil bunkers in that period? In 1929, 1,000,000 tons of oil were shipped as bunkers in foreign-going steamers and, in 1932, only 739,000 tons were shipped. Coal bunkers in that period declined by 13 per cent. while oil bunkers decreased by 26 per cent. so that the actual decrease in the consumption of oil bunkers was twice the decrease in the consumption of coal bunkers.

Oral Answers to Questions — Palestine.: Labour Conditions. (7 Feb 1934)

Mr Rhys Davies: 13. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if he will consider taking steps to bring the laws governing labour conditions in Palestine more into conformity with those of this country?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Assizes (Commissioners). (7 Feb 1934)

Mr Donald Somervell: the number of days on which the commissioner is employed. During the year ending 31st July, 1933, the average cost per day of a commissioner was £11 17s. 3d. The average cost of a judge is £13 14s. 3d.

Road Accidents. (7 Feb 1934)

...we have more vehicles per mile of road than any other country. In France there are only 3.9 motors per mile of road, in Germany 6.3 and in the United States of America 8.8, while in England we have 13 motors per mile of road. This density and activity of traffic, coupled with the facts that most of our roads have not been adequately planned, that they are frequently too narrow, designed...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Co-Operative Societies. (6 Feb 1934)

Mr Charles Summersby: 13. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether, in view of the recent decision of the cooperative societies to make further increases in their retail activities, he will consider the desirability of setting up a committee to investigate the question of whether some further limitations should not be placed on the activities of co-operative societies in order to protect the interests of...

Disarmament. (6 Feb 1934)

Vice-Admiral Ernest Taylor: ...of trying to obtain peace through disarmament. We cannot possibly obtain it. It is not enough. We must have some policy running alongside of it, which will remove the real causes of war. For 13 years we have been talking about war and armaments and nothing else. If during those 13 years, instead of discussing disarmament, we had devoted the time, the energy and the talent that we have put...

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry.: Workmen's Compensation. (5 Feb 1934)

Sir Douglas Hacking: I would refer the hon. Member to the explanatory statement on pages 13 and 14 of the Workmen's Compensation Statistics for 1932. Since the publication of those statistics, there have been three further liquidations, bringing the total number of liquidations to date since 1st January, 1927, to 283. In 28 of these liquidations the workmen have suffered a permanent loss, totalling about...

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry.: Disarmament (German-Polish Pact). (5 Feb 1934)

Brigadier-General John Nation: 13. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs if his attention has been drawn to the German-Polish pact for non-aggression; and if, in view of the success of this negotiation and in order that the cause of peace may best be served, he will take steps to have the Disarmament Conference disbanded and so leave nations free to negotiate similar binding agreements between themselves?

Orders of the Day — Unemployment Bill.: Clause 13. — (Provision of authorised courses and other courses of instruction and training, and payment of allowances to persons attending thereat.) (5 Feb 1934)

Clause 13. — (Provision of authorised courses and other courses of instruction and training, and payment of allowances to persons attending thereat.)

Orders of the Day — Unemployment Bill.: Clause 14. — (Power to require attendance of persons under eighteen at authorised courses.) (5 Feb 1934)

Amendment made: In page 13, line 15, at the end, insert: (3) Education authorities shall have power to assist the Minister with respect to the attendance at authorised courses of persons who may be, or have been, required by the Minister under this section to attend thereat:

Orders of the Day — Unemployment Bill.: Clause 15. — (Power to make grants out of Unemployment Fund towards expenses of attendance at authorised courses.) (5 Feb 1934)

Mr Robert Bourne: I understand that the hon. Member for Gorbals (Mr. Buchanan) does not desire to move his Amendment—in page 13, line 29, to leave out Sub-section (2).

Orders of the Day — Electricity (Supply) Bill. (2 Feb 1934)

Lieut-Colonel John Lockwood: ...employés. The position of the law as it now stands is that it is often impossible to get that accommodation within a comparatively reasonable time, and Clause 11 deals with that point. Clause 13 relates to brackets. There is no statutory power to attach brackets to buildings where electric light or power is to be supplied. That can only be done under statutory power and even then it is...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Factory Acts (Consolidation). (1 Feb 1934)

Mr Rhys Davies: 13. asked the Home Secretary whether it is proposed to introduce during the present Session a Bill for the consolidation and amendment of the laws relating to factories?

Oral Answers to Questions — Public Health.: Cinematograph Act (Prosecution, Ramsgate). (1 Feb 1934)

Captain Alec Cunningham-Reid: ...been drawn to a recent prosecution at Ramsgate in which it was held that the provisions of the Cinematograph Act, 1909, did not apply to a performance given before 70 children in a room 12 feet by 13 feet lined with matchboard because the film itself was non-inflammable; and whether he proposes legislation to strengthen the Cinematograph Act so as to cover cinematograph performances for...

Orders of the Day — Unemployment Bill.: Clause 11. — (Amendment as to anomalies regulations.) (1 Feb 1934)

Mr George Buchanan: ..., insert:but such regulations shall entitle any person covered by paragraph (b) of Sub-section (2) of the said Section one who has been employed and paid contributions for a period of not less than 13 weeks in any year to benefit, during the portion of the year when seasonal employment is not available, for one week in respect of every three weeks for which contributions have been paid in...

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