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Oral Answers to Questions — Wagon-Building Industry. (13 Aug 1919)

Mr William Lunn: ...Minister of Labour (1) whether the management at Messrs. C. Roberts and Company, wagon works, Horbury Junction, are seeking to impose different conditions of employment upon their workmen, now on strike, to those which obtain in similar wagon works in the country, and that the industrial reconstruction committee for the industry so far disagreed with the firm's attitude that they refused...

Oral Answers to Questions — Liverpool Poltck Strike. (13 Aug 1919)

Oral Answers to Questions — Liverpool Poltck Strike.

Orders of the Day — Profiteering Bill.: Clause 1. — (Powers of the Board of Trade to Investigate Complaints and Take Proceedings). (13 Aug 1919)

Mr Neil Maclean: .... It all has to come out of the cost of the articles on sale, and any increase of rent that is put forward by a landlord undoubtedly affects the price of the commodities sold, and consequently to strike at that is also to strike at the profiteering that is going on.

Orders of the Day — Profiteering Bill.: Clause 3. — (Power to Authorise Local Authorities to Trade.) (13 Aug 1919)

Sir Auckland Geddes: ...far away from us, where we see that powers have been taken in some way to limit profits which, in the opinion of the people of those countries, were exorbitant, and where there was, in effect, a strike of the whole of the retailers. At a time like this, when the Government have such examples abroad before it, I say that, if it did not provide a life-line or way out, it would be guilty of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Yorkshire Miners' Strike. (14 Aug 1919)

Oral Answers to Questions — Yorkshire Miners' Strike.

Orders of the Day — Profiteering Bill: New Clause. — (Operations of Trusts, etc.) (14 Aug 1919)

Mr Peter Raffan: ...against the interest of the community, is at least the power ho ought to have himself, and I suggest that if he does not take steps to arm himself with that power, it will be impossible for him to strike at the real causes of the, evil. For these reasons, I support the Clause of my hon. Friend, and if he goes to a Division I shall certainly vote for the Clause.

Orders of the Day — Trade and Industrial Position.: Unification and Reorganisation of Coal Industry. (18 Aug 1919)

...that Report two or three things have happened which I think would have induced him to change his mind had he had them before his mind at the time. In his Report he also recommends a scheme to avert strikes, and that is as essential a part of his proposal as his proposal for the purchase and working of the mines by the State. What is the scheme? It is not a scheme to deprive the miners of...

Orders of the Day — Trade and Industrial Position.: Under-Production — Over-Consumption. (18 Aug 1919)

Mr William Brace: ...not entitled to quote them as a reason why the House of Commons should not debate nationalisation. It is a wrong impression which the country has that miners can stop without notice. The lightning strike and direct action without notice are new inventions. I am glad to think we are getting into a much better atmosphere now. Most of our people are beginning to realise that the constitutions...

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Yorkshire Miners' Strike (Double Pay). (22 Oct 1919)

Yorkshire Miners' Strike (Double Pay).

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments (Staffs). (22 Oct 1919)

Sir Eric Geddes: The total number of the staff employed by the Ministry of Transport on 30th September, 1919, exclusive of those on temporary duty during the railway strike, was 277. Of this number eighty-two have been transferred from other Departments whose duties have been taken over by the Ministry of Transport.

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment Pay. (22 Oct 1919)

Sir Robert Horne: The figures for the 18th October are not yet available. For the week ended the 26th September, i.e., immediately before the railway strike, the number of persons receiving out-of-work donation was 364,190, of whom 274,477 were ex-Service men. The number of individuals who have received out-of-work donation since the Armistice is not available. The total amount paid in out-of-work donation to...

Oral Answers to Questions — Army Strength. (22 Oct 1919)

Mr Winston Churchill: ..., the latter figure 150,000 men already demobilised but on demobilisation furlough. The actual strength under arms on the 15th October is, therefore, 757,000. But for the fortnight's delay of the strike it would have been reduced by an additional 140,000 men.

Oral Answers to Questions — Railway Administration.: Goods Traffic (Congestion). (22 Oct 1919)

Sir Eric Geddes: ...the subsidised railway rates, and the adjustment of conditions necessitated by the introduction of the eight hours day. In addition there is at this moment the dislocation caused by the railway strike. The congestion at terminals and ports is due partly to lack of cartage facilities for clearing the traffic, and to meet this difficulty over 1.000 Government-owned motor lorries are being...

Orders of the Day — Aliens Restriction Bill.: New Clause. — (Employment of Aliens.) (22 Oct 1919)

Mr John Jones: ...patriotism is deeper and broader than his breeches pocket. I thank hon. Gentlemen and right hon. Gentlemen for their desire to see labour well protected. How long have they been so anxious? If any strike in which we have taken part in the East End of London, where men were working 72, 82, and 84 hours a week, for wages less than 25s. a week, previous to 1914, did we ever see these hon. and...

Orders of the Day — Aliens Restriction Bill.: New Clause. — (Fishing Certificates.) (22 Oct 1919)

Sir Cyril Entwistle: ...main instruments with which we have been able to deal with the submarine menace in this War has been our trawlers, and the enormous importance of the skippers on our trawlers being Britishers must strike everyone who for a moment considers the thing. For the sake of ensuring the safety of this country against the submarine peril, and so that our harbours should not be subject to the...

Orders of the Day — Aliens Restriction Bill.: Clause 3. — (Incitement to Sedition, etc.) (22 Oct 1919) in this country who are associated with the trade union movement and who cannot prove that they are Englishmen? Some of you would have difficulty in proving your nationality. During the railway strike all sorts of people volunteered. Why did they not keep on volunteering and take advantage of the opportunity of earning an honest living for the rest of their lives But they have not done...

Oral Answers to Questions — Demobilisation.: Unemployment Pay. (23 Oct 1919)

Mr. TERRELL (by Private Notice): asked the Minister of Labour whether ex-soldiers and ex-sailors who are out of work in consequence of the moulders' strike will be paid unemployment pay?

Orders of the Day — Aliens Restriction Bill.: Clause 3. — (Incitement to Sedition, etc.) (23 Oct 1919)

Mr Horatio Bottomley: a fundamental distinction between what is laid down in these two Clauses. One provides for general disaffection amongst the civilian population, and the other is quite distinct from the specific strike in a particular industry. The object of that Sub-section is that, whether he be a member of a bonâfide trade union or not, nobody is entitled to take steps to promote strikes. What...

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