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Mr Alexander Macdonald

Former MP for Stafford (31 Jan 1874 – 31 Oct 1881)


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Preamble (5 Feb 1919)

Right honourable John Murray Macdonald, Stirling and Falkirk District of Burghs.

Debate on the Address. (11 Feb 1919)

In addition to the question of the Fleet and the Armies on the Western Front. I think it is up to us to remember that, single-handed, we beat that formidable military Power, Turkey, who attacked us. We beat back her attack on Egypt, and swept her back from the Mediterranean and Palestine territories. Single-handed, we wrested the German colonies from our enemies, and with our Japanese allies...

Orders of the Day — Procedure Rules.: Government Proposals. (19 Feb 1919)

Mr John Macdonald: ...he would be a bold man who would say that it could. I believe the thing is absolutely impossible. I may be wrong, but, on the assumption that I am right, what then? Are we to go blindly forward and take all the risks of failure? If we do, I, at any rate, express my own opinion that we should be woefully negligent in the performance of our duty, and we may find ourselves before the end of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Selection.: Standing Committee a. (25 Feb 1919)

Sir Samuel Roberts further reported from the Committee; That they had nominated the following Members to serve on Standing Committee A: Mr. Acland, Mr. Arnold, Captain Barnett, Mr. Briant, Mr. Cairns, Mr. Cautley, Major Sir Edward Coates, Major Colfox, Sir William Howell Davies, Mr. Gilbert, Sir Henry Harris. Mr. Hayday, Sir Charles Henry, Mr. Hinds, Mr. Hirst, Lientenant-Colonel Sir Samuel...

Orders of the Day — Coal Industry Commission Bill.: Clause 1. — (Appointment of Commissioners.) (25 Feb 1919)

Division No. 5.] AYES. [3.59 p.m. Adamson, Rt. Hon. William Brown, J. (Ayr and Bute) Crooks, Rt. Hon. William Arnold, Sydney Cairns, John Davies, Alfred (Clitheroe) Bell, James (Ormskirk) Carter, W. (Mansfield) Davison, J. E. (Smethwick) Brace, Rt. Hon. William Clynes, Rt. Hon. J. R. Devlin, Joseph Edwards, C. (Bedwelty) Jones, J. (Silvertown) Spoor, B. G. Graham, D. M. (Hamilton)...

Orders of the Day — Ministry of Health Bill. (26 Feb 1919)

Dr. MACDONALD: I rise to make my maiden speech, and I claim the indulgence of the House if I transgress any rules. The only transgression so far that I have made has been to come down here early in the morning and take the seat of one of my seniors. I should like to extend to the senior Members of Parliament my very grateful thanks for the courtesy and kindness which they have shown to me as...

Selection.: Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act, 1899. (27 Feb 1919)

Sir Samuel Roberts further reported from the Committee, That in pursuance of the provisions of the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act, 1899, they had selected the following Twelve Members to form the Parliamentary Panel of Members of this House to act as Commissioners: Sir Henry Craik, Major Glyn, Mr. William Graham, Mr. Harry Hope, Mr. John Deans Hope, Sir JohnM'Callum, Mr. Murray...

Oral Answers to Questions — Selection. (4 Mar 1919)

Sir Samuel Roberts further reported from the Committee; That they had discharged the following Members from Standing Committee A: Mr. Arnold, Mr. Hogge, Mr. Murray Macdonald, Colonel Wedgwood, Mr. Daniel Wilson, and Mr. Thomas Williams; and had appointed in substitution: Major Barnes, Mr. Galbraith, Mr. M'Guffin, Dr. Murray, Mr. Charles White, and Sir Robert Thomas.

Oral Answers to Questions — Demobilisation.: Apprentices (Re-Employment). (6 Mar 1919)

Mr. MURRAY MACDONALD: 83. asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware that certain employers are refusing to take back apprentices whose indentures were broken by enlistment in the Army; and, if so, whether he proposes to take any steps to provide a remedy?

Selection (Standing Committees).: Scottish Standing Committee. (6 Mar 1919)

Sir Samuel Roberts further reported from the Committee; That the following Members representing Scottish Constituencies are appointed to serve on the Standing Committee for the consideration of all Public Bills relating exclusively to Scotland and committed to a Standing Committee: Rear-Admiral Adair, Mr. Adamson, Sir Robert Balfour, Mr. George Barnes, Mr. Barrie, Captain Wedgwood Benn, Sir...

Orders of the Day — Supply. — [5TH March].: Vote on Account. (10 Mar 1919)

.... I wish the House to realise that it is no pleasure for anyone to have to talk against the ideas of nine-tenths of the House of Commons. I do it because I believe the honour of this country demands that someone should stand up for the under-dog. It has always been our tradition that we should have people to support unpopular causes, and however unpopular the cause it is our duty, if we...

Oral Answers to Questions — Russia.: Berne Conference Delegates. (11 Mar 1919)

Mr Samuel Hoare: 2. asked whether the Bolshevist Government have agreed to the visit to Russia of Messrs. Ramsay Macdonald and C. R. Buxton as the British representatives of the Berne International Labour Conference?

Oral Answers to Questions — Demobilisation.: Gratuities. (11 Mar 1919)

Mr. MURRAY MACDONALD: 16. asked the Secretary of State for War whether, seeing that a soldier who has served throughout the War as a commissioned officer, and who, shortly before being demobilised, has been promoted, for example, to the rank of lieutenant-colonel, is entitled to a gratuity for the whole period of his service on the lieutenant-colonel scale, whereas a soldier who has served...

Orders of the Day — Increase of Rent Bill.: Clause 2. — (Limited Power of Increasing Rents During the Extended Period.) (11 Mar 1919)

Division No. 13.] AYES. [6.53 p.m. Adkins, Sir W. Ryland D. Duncannon, Viscount Lewis, Rt. Hon. J. H. (Univ. Wales) Agg-Gardner, Sir James Tynte Du Pre, Colonel W. B. Lindsay, William Arthur Ainsworth, Captain C. Edwards, A. Clement (East Ham, S.) Lister, Sir R. Ashton Archdale, Edward M. Edwards, Major J. (Aberavon) Lloyd, George Butler Atkey, A. R. Elliot, Capt. W. E. (Lanark)...

Bill Presented. (20 Mar 1919)

GOVERNMENT OF SCOTLAND BILL,—"to make provision for the better government of Scotland," presented by Sir Henry Cowan; supported by Sir Donald Maclean, Sir Henry Dalziel, Mr. Hogge, Mr. Harry Hope, Major M'Micking, Mr. Alexander Shaw, Mr. Murray Macdonald, Sir John M'Callum, Mr. James Gardiner, Mr. John Deans Hope, Colonel Greig, and Mr. Neil Maclean; to be read a second time upon Friday,...

Clause 1. — (Power to Prolong Period of Naval, Military, or Air Force Service.) (25 Mar 1919)

...J. H. (Cardiff) Gretton, Col. John Bonn, Sir Arthur S. (Plymouth) Courthope, Major George Loyd Guest, Capt. Hon. F. E. (Dorset, E.) Benn, Com. Ian Hamilton (G'nwich) Cowan, Sir W. (Aberdeen and Kinc.) Guest, Major O. (Leices., Loughb'ro'.) Bennett, T. J. Cozens-Hardy, Hon. W. H. Guinness, Capt. Hon. R. (Southend) Bigland, Alfred Craig, Capt. C. (Antrim) Guinness, Lt.-Col. Hon. W. E....

Government Motor Works, Cippenham. (27 Mar 1919)

Mr David Macdonald: ...which I would like to direct the attention of the House. Up to the present time the points discussed have been, first, whether or not the Government were justified in proceeding with this scheme, and, second, whether or not the work at Slough has been carried out with due economy on the part of the contractors. It is with regard to the latter subject I desire to speak. In the London...

Orders of the Day — Women's Emancipation Bill. (4 Apr 1919)

Division No. 25.] AYES. [4.31 p.m. Adair, Rear-Admiral Cowan, Sir W. (Aberdeen and Kinc.) Holmes, J. S. Adamson, Rt. Hon. William Crooks, Rt. Hon. William Hope, Lt.-Col. Sir J. (Midlothian) Addison, Rt. Hon. Dr. Christopher Davies, Sir D. S. (Denbigh) Hughes, Spencer Leigh Adkins, Sir W. Ryland D. Denison-Pender, John C. Hunter, Gen. Sir A. (Lancaster) Agg-Gardner, Sir James Tynte...

Oral Answers to Questions — Railway Administration.: Wire Nails Imported. (7 Apr 1919)

Colonel Josiah Wedgwood: 7. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether an application by D. Macdonald and Brothers, of Glasgow, to import wire nails from America has been refused on the grounds that these goods were allocated to certain firms and that others were not to be allowed to get them; whether he is aware that the partners of this firm are all ex-officers and that nails are wanted for building houses;...

Peace Conference.: Information from a "reliable Source." (16 Apr 1919)

Mr David Lloyd George: It may do some good, before I have done with it. Will my hon. Friend do me the credit of believing that even Ministers have sources of information? I know the "reliable source," and I will tell the House something about it. There were peace terms published in November as a model for us to proceed upon. In those peace terms there was not a word about indemnities, not a word about the cost of...


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