Results 5681–5700 of 5853 for slavery

Orders of the Day — Royal Navy (Invaliding Anomalies). ( 7 Mar 1928)

Mr Bertram Falle: ..., has to live upon, and to keep his wife and children and to keep himself in nourishing food. We work up in this House—in a much larger House than this—to white heat on the subject of domestic slavery in Sierra Leone. We have spent a great deal of money and a good many lives in trying to put down slavery in what they call the Triangle, north of Assam. We spend every year lacs and lacs...


Mr James Sexton: ...under trade union conditions? I want to be reassured on this point. Personally, I am in favour of the principle of the Bill. I am in favour of the freedom of the road but not at the expense of the slavery of those who work on the roads. If proper safeguards are given by the railway companies, if there is no interference with the municipalities, and if the municipalities can be assured that...

Oral Answers to Questions — Iraq.: Kenya (Juvenile Employment). (20 Dec 1927)

Mr Charles Ammon: ..., according to reports, they have already decided to fall in, with the request of the planters and traders to adopt the holidays of children for this special purpose, and is not that something like slavery?

Orders of the Day — Southern Rhodesia (Control of Natives). (20 Dec 1927)

Mr Stanley Baldwin: ...a decision will be come to, and I cannot undertake to keep the matter open, although it may be possible to take it on the Dominions Office Estimates. Any points that have been raised by the Anti-Slavery and Aborigines Protection Society have been communicated to the Government of Southern Rhodesia, and certainly no steps will be taken until we receive a reply. I will now reply to the...

Orders of the Day — Unemployment. (19 Dec 1927)

Mr John Clynes: terms of at least some sympathy towards the men who have had to lead such a body of workers and to organise and raise them in some degree from the position of the very lowest level of industrial slavery at which they stood before they were organised by the leaders of the Miners' Federation. There is no more indispensable and valuable manual worker in Great Britain than the miner, and it...

Oral Answers to Questions — Southern Rhodesia.: Native Juvenile Employment. ( 5 Dec 1927)

Mr Ernest Thurtle: Is the Prime Minister aware that this means that within the British Empire slavery of little children is being permitted?

Orders of the Day — Government of India Act. (25 Nov 1927)

Mr Shapurji Saklatvala: ...suffering from. You are sending out this Commission not to unify religions, not to produce touchability, not to drive away superstition and ignorance with learning and literature, not to drive away slavery by giving political rights to the people, but you are sending out this Commission to find out how the British nation can tell lies to the world at large, and hypocritically pretend that...

Orders of the Day — International Peace and Disarmament. (24 Nov 1927)

Mr Carlyon Bellairs: ...foreign navy and every foreign ship, as well as the British Navy and the British Mercantile Marine, sail in safety by reason of British naval charts. It brought about the suppression of piracy and slavery. We can therefore turn to America, whenever they do become the predominant naval Power, and say, "Now that you are the predominant naval Power, will you share our burden?"

Oral Answers to Questions — China.: Persian Gulf (Slave Traffic). (23 Nov 1927)

Mr Ernest Thurtle: 7. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs if he is aware that in the course of the trial of the slavery case tried at Karachi on 10th October the prevalence of slave-dealing in the Persian Gulf was made manifest; and if he will state what steps the Government are taking in the matter?

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Slave-Dealing Case, Persian Gulf. (21 Nov 1927)

Mr Ernest Thurtle: 17. asked the Under-Secretary of State for India whether his attention has been drawn to the report of a slavery case tried at Karachi, on 10th October, in which the accused was sentenced to five years' rigorous imprisonment; whether he is aware that in the course of the case it was shown that slave-dealing is apparently rife in the Persian Gulf; and what steps the Government are taking in...

Orders of the Day — Coal Industry. (16 Nov 1927)

Mr Ramsay Macdonald: ...on the foreign markets at any price they like, and to have the Government in their pocket as far as hours of labour are concerned, then let us speak in plain terms. That is a system of industrial slavery. In fact, if there be any variance in that interpretation of what is going on it belongs to a dead generation. There are two questions relating to production—the use of the materials...

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Rajputana States (Slavery). (14 Nov 1927)

Rajputana States (Slavery).

Oral Answers to Questions — Kenya.: Sierra Leone (Domestic Servitude). (14 Nov 1927)

Mr Frederick Pethick-Lawrence: 24. asked the Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he has any statement to make with regard to conditions of slavery in the Sierra Leone Protectorate?

Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants.: Southern Rhodesia (Juveniles Employment Act). (10 Nov 1927)

Mr Charles Ammon: In view of the importance of the charge that child slavery is being established in the British Empire, and that children of both sexes are treated practically as slaves, is it not worth while to give further information?

Class Ii.: Colonial Office. (19 Jul 1927)

Mr Cecil Wilson: ...the whipping. As for the position in which some of these children are placed, it certainly seems from the remarks made in the Debate on the Bill that there was something very nearly approaching slavery on the part of these children. On this subject Mr. Eaton said: I will only instance the case of the mica fields. That particular industry, as hon. Members may be aware, is almost entirely...

(Class 2.): Foreign Office. (11 Jul 1927)

Commander Hon. Joseph Kenworthy: ...allows it to be used, to the full, it will be a blessing to all the nations of the world. The League is doing very useful work in preventing the spread of disease where possible, in preventing slavery where it can, white slavery and black slavery, in regulating the transmission of opium and other important duties. We must all recognise the great value of that work; but with regard to one...

Orders of the Day — Trade Disputes and Trade Unions Bill. (23 Jun 1927)

Colonel Josiah Wedgwood: ...scope of the Bill, but it will not always be outside the scope of Parliament to deal with that illegal lock-out, and break down that method of creating unemployment in order to enforce industrial slavery. There is one other point upon which I wish to touch, and that is to throw some slight doubt and hesitation in the minds of hon. Members both below the Gangway and on this side as to the...

Orders of the Day — Trade Disputes and Trade Unions Bill.: Clause 1. — (Illegal strikes and lock-outs.) (20 Jun 1927)

Mr John Bromley: people who have not lived hard and do not know what it is to have only just enough or not even that, but on the ordinary workmen who had to choose between going back to serfdom, or nearly to slavery, and exhibiting the strength of their manhood to protect themselves against aggression, no Bill of this description would have any other effect than that of arousing passions that all of us...

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