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Orders of the Day — Aliens Restriction Bill.: Clause 4. — (Pilotage Certificates.) (23 Oct 1919)

Mr William Brace: ...this house to give. We arc an island people, and we are in an entirely different position from any other nation in the world. Our great bulwark, after all, is the water which surrounds us. Does it strike the Members of this House as really commonsense that we should allow anybody other than a citizen of this country to have knowledge of the channels of this land so that vessels may be...

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Production.: Lightning Strikes. (27 Oct 1919)

Colonel Josiah Wedgwood: I refer to the organisation of the Civic or Citizens' Guard, set up by the Government a few days before the end of the railway strike.

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Production.: Cost to Country. (27 Oct 1919)

Commander Hon. Joseph Kenworthy: 75. asked what was the cost of the Government's publicity campaign during the recent railway strike and to what Votes would this money be charged?

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Production.: Notice of Motion. (27 Oct 1919)

Mr Horatio Bottomley: 79. asked the Prime Minister whether he will grant a day for the discussion of the circumstances which led to the recent railway strike?

Orders of the Day — Constabulary Ant) Police (Ireland) Bill. (27 Oct 1919)

Mr Thomas Moles: ...we were discussing a police union in respect of another matter. What he really wants to get is to have in the Police Force a trade union in the ordinary sense as he understands it, so that v, hen a strike is engineered against the whole of social, as some strikes have been, he and those with whom he acts will be able to employ the police through the medium of the sympathetic strike to...

Orders of the Day — Coal Prices. (27 Oct 1919)

Mr Stanley Holmes: ...the present year an output of 217,000,000 tons of coal. What is the present position? The miners have not adopted a "Ca' canny" policy. When the seven-hour day commenced there was, unfortunately, a strike in Yorkshire, so we did not get a normal output forthwith. During the four weeks ending 27th September we had an output which is at the rate of 234,000,000 tons a year. It has dropped...

Oral Answers to Questions — Railway Strike (Cost). (28 Oct 1919)

Oral Answers to Questions — Railway Strike (Cost).

Orders of the Day — War Emergency Laws (Continuance) Bill. (28 Oct 1919)

Mr James Hogge: ...What are the existing Orders? I challenge anybody in the House to tell us anything about them. Under that power you might have power given to the Government to interfere with an ordinary industrial strike. That may be right or wrong, but if the Government are going to have that kind of power it ought surely to be explicitly stated what time power is before we grant it. There is a great...

Oral Answers to Questions — Strikes (Legislation). (29 Oct 1919)

Mr. G. MURRAY: 45. asked the Prime Minister whether, with a view to determining if a strike has the support of the majority of the members of a trade union, the Government will consider the desirability of introducing legislation making a strike illegal unless, under machinery to he established by such legislation, a secret ballot of the members of the union has taken place showing that the...

Orders of the Day — Finance.: Expenditure, 1919–20. (29 Oct 1919)

...increase of expenditure over the Budget estimate is £133,000,000. I invite the House to consider how that increase is made up. War pensions, war bonuses, extra police grants, expenses due to the strike, account for 144,000,000. Loans to Allies £32,000,000.

Orders of the Day — Finance.: Prevailing Conditions of the Year. (29 Oct 1919)

...been arrived at with Turkey, we have had serious unrest in Egypt. We, have had an Afghan war, and if we turn from foreign affairs to home affairs I do not need to remind the House that the railway strike was but one of many strikes that have had a seriously disturbing effect upon the recovery of trade and commerce, and have retarded the production of wealth and the resumption of a normal...

Orders of the Day — Finance.: Summary of Conclusions. (29 Oct 1919)

Mr Donald Maclean: ...before us. The increases, as he tells us on the first page of the Revised Financial Statement (1919–20), are in respect of War Pensions, War Bonus, extra Police Grants, and expenses due to the strike, which account for £44,000,000, loans to Allies for £32,000,000, and increased pay to Army, Navy, and Air Force for £21,500,000, making together £97,500,000. As regards every one of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Road Traffic (Rear Lights) (30 Oct 1919)

...with regard to the carrying of red rear lights was revoked on the advice of the police authorities; if the Order had to be re-enacted owing to the difficult, traffic conditions at the time of the strike on the railways; and if it is now proposed to retain the Order in force permanently?

Oral Answers to Questions — Railway Strike (Voluntary Workers). (30 Oct 1919)

Oral Answers to Questions — Railway Strike (Voluntary Workers).

Orders of the Day — Finance. (30 Oct 1919)

Mr David Lloyd George: ...discussion said that the Government had done nothing, and asked "Where are their drastic remedies. They propose nothing." I think those speeches were prepared before yesterday and they forgot to strike those phrases out of their notes. A prepared speech is a very risky thing. There are special risks in it. Entering into a debate with a prepared speech is like entering into action in a...

Oral Answers to Questions — Profiteering Act. ( 3 Nov 1919)

Mr James Seddon: ...been drawn to the unsatisfatcory arrangements for working the Profiteering Act; is he aware that only one meeting of the central committee under the Act has been held and that during the railway strike, and not one-third of the members were able to be present; that that third packed all the committees; that on the special committee for preliminary investigation of complaints speakers were...

Oral Answers to Questions — Railway Strike. ( 3 Nov 1919)

Oral Answers to Questions — Railway Strike.

Oral Answers to Questions — Railway Administration.: Out-of-Work Donation' (Moulders' Wages). ( 3 Nov 1919)

Sir John Birchall: 79. asked what were the average wages paid to moulders for the four weeks preceding the strike; and how many men are affected, directly or indirectly, in the engineering trades by the strike?

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