INDEX TO THE PARLIAMENTARY DEBATES:

OFFICIAL REPORT.

HOUSE OF COMMONS

STANDING COMMITTEES.

2 MARCH—15 DECEMBER, 1920.

SILVER COINAGE BILL. A

Attendances of Members

Lists, 37.

C

Chairman

Rulings, 10, 11, 14, 16, 18, 19, 25, 31, 33, 35.

Chamberlain, Rt. Hon. J. A.Chancellor of the Exchequer

Standard Fineness, Alteration of, 11, 15, 16, 19, 21, 25, 33.

Application to Dominions and Colonies, 25 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34.

Trial Plates to be Made of Pure Silver, 35.

Committee

Constitution of, 7.

D

Denniss, Mr. E. R. Bartley

Standard Fineness, Alteration of, 11, 17, 23. 26.

Application to Dominions and Colonies, 27.

Divisions

Lists, 25.

H

Herbert, Mr. Dennis

Standard Fineness, Alteration of, 19, 25.

Application to Dominions and Colonies, 27, 29.

M

Magnus, Sir P.

Standard Fineness, Alteration of, 11, 19, 23, 33.

Exception of Two-Shilling Pieces and Threepenny Pieces Proposed, 36.

N

New Clauses

Proposed, 34, 35, 36.

O

Oman, Mr. C. W. C.

Standard Fineness, Alteration of, 9, 14.

Ormsby-Gore, Hon. W.

Standard Fineness, Alteration of—Application to Dominions and Colonies, 31.

R

Renwick, Mr. G.

Standard Fineness, Alteration of, 11, 24, 33.

S

Short Title and Construction

Clause Agreed to, 34.

Standard Fineness, Alteration of

Application to Dominions and Colonies, 9, 25, 34.

Exception of Two-Shilling Pieces and Threepenny Pieces Proposed, 36.

Proposals, 9.

Trial Plates to be Made of Pure Silver, 35.

Stewart, Mr. G.

Standard Fineness, Alteration of 15, 16, 17, 24.

Application to Dominions and Colonies, 28, 34, 35.

T

Thomson, Mr. T.

Standard Fineness, Alteration of—Application to Dominions and Colonies, 32, 33.

W

Williams, Mr. Aneurin

Standard Fineness, Alteration of, 14, 15.

Application to Dominions and Colonies, 30.

SHOPS (EARLY CLOSING) BILL. A

Allen, Lieut.-Col. W. J.

Closing Hours, 48.

Ireland, Application to, 83.

Necessary Business, Saving for, 61.

Attendances of Members

Lists, 87.

B

Baird, Major J. L.Under Secretary of State for Home Affairs

Closing Hours, 50.

Committees and Advisory Councils, Appointment of, 72, 78.

Ireland, Application to, 83, 84.

Necessary Business, Saving for, 54, 57, 59, 61.

Penalties, 82.

Barnett, Major R. W.

Closing Hours, 46, 47, 49, 51.

Committees and Advisory Council, Appointment of, 79.

Exemptions, 65, 68.

Necessary Business, Saving for, 53, 54.

Bellairs, Commander C. W.

Necessary Business, Saving for, 58.

Briant, Mr. F.

Closing Hours, 46, 48, 49, 50, 51.

Committees and Advisory Councils, Appointment of, 75, 79.

Necessary Business, Saving for, 52, 54. 61, 62.

Penalties, 80.

C

Campbell, Mr. J. D. G.

Closing Hours, 48.

Chairman

Rulings, 53, 72, 81.

"Class of Shops"

Interpretation of, 84.

Closing Hours

Regulations, 45.

Committee

Constitution of, 43.

Sittings, Arrangements for, 45.

Committees and Advisory Councils

Appointment of, 71.

D

Denniss, Mr. E. R. Bartley

Closing Hours, 50.

Exemptions, 67, 71.

Necessary Business, Saving for, 54. 55, 60.

Divisions

Lists, 59, 65.

E

Edwards, Mr. Charles

Exemptions, 70.

Enactments

Amendment of, 79.

Exemptions

Proposals for, 62.

G

Green, Mr.

Necessary Business, Saving for, 55.

H

Henderson, Major W.

Closing Hours, 48.

Committees and Advisory Councils, Appointment of, 76.

Exemptions, 63, 65, 66, 69, 70.

Necessary Business, Saving for, 54, 58.

Hinds, Mr. J. H.

Closing Hours, 51.

Exemptions, 70.

Necessary Business, Saving for, 60.

Holiday Resorts

Provision as to, 79.

Hopkins, Mr. J. W. W.

Closing Hours, 46.

Penalties, 80, 81, 83.

I

Ireland

Application to, 83.

L

Lunn, Mr. W.

Necessary Business, Saving for, 56.

M

Magnus, Sir P.

Closing Hours, 49.

Exemptions, 69.

Necessary Business, Saving for, 60.

Metropolitan Boroughs

Enforcement in, 80.

N

Necessary Business

Saving for, 51.

O

Ormsby-Gore, Mr. W.

Exemptions, 71.

Penalties, 82.

P

Penalties

Provisions as to, 80.

R

Renwick, Mr. G.

Ireland, Application to, 84.

Penalties, 81.

S

Schedule

Amendments Made, 85.

Short Title, Construction and Repeal

Clause Agreed to, 85.

T

Thomson, Mr. T.

Closing Hours, 47. 49, 51.

Exemptions, 64, 66, 69.

W

Warner, Sir T. C. T.

Penalties, 82.

Wood, Sir H. K.

Committees and Advisory Councils—Appointment of, 77.

Exemptions, 63, 65, 66, 68, 70.

Necessary Business—Saving for. 56, 59 Penalties, 81.

Wood, Major Mackenzie

Exemptions, 67.

TRAMWAYS (TEMPORARY INCREASE OF CHARGES) BILL. A

Advisory Committee

Constitution, etc., of, 107.

Attendances of Members

Lists, 111.

B

Bramsdon, Sir T.

Act of 1918, Amendment of, 94.

C

Chairman

Rulings, 98, 110. 112.

Committee

Constitution of, 91.

Conway, Sir W. M.

Supplemental Provisions, 110.

D

Denniss, Mr. E. R. Hartley

Supplemental Provisions, 111, 112.

Divisions

Lists, 105.

L

Lunn, Mr. W.

Act of 1918, Amendment of, 99.

Advisory Committee, 107.

N

Neal, Mr. A.Parliamentary Secretary to Ministry of Transport

Act of 1918, Amendment of, 94, 97, 100, 104, 106.

Advisory Committee, 108.

Supplemental Provisions, 110, 112.

O

Ormsby-Gore, Mr. W.

Act of 1918, Amendment of, 103.

S

Short Title, Construction and Duration

Clause Agreed to, 112.

Spencer, Mr. G. A.

Act of 1918, Amendment of, 105.

Statutory Undertakings (Temporary Increase of Charges) Act, 1918

Amendment of, 93.

Supplemental Provisions

Costs, etc., 109.

W

Wallace, Mr. J.

Act of 1918, Amendment of, 96, 98.

Wignall, Mr. J.

Act of 1918, Amendment of, 104.

INCREASE OF RENT AND MORTGAGE INTEREST (RESTRICTIONS) BILL. A

Addison, Rt. Hon. Dr. C.Minister of Health

Application and Interpretation, 285, 287, 289, 291, 294, 297, 298, 299.

Business Premises, Application to, 331, 333.

Duration of Act, 326.

Furnished Houses—Limitation on Kent, 282.

Law, Minor Amendments of, 303, 304.

Mortgages, Restriction on Calling in, 277, 279.

Permitted Increase of Rent

Fifteen per cent. of Net Rent, 161, 166, 171, 172, 179.

Improvement or Structural Alterations, 145, 146, 151, 153, 154.

Limitation as to, 221, 223, 224, 225, 226.

Mortgage Interest Rate, 227.

Questions Arising to be Determined by County Court, 217.

Rates, 156, 157, 158.

Repairs, 182, 187, 188, 195, 203, 205, 207.

Transfer of Rates, 217.

Possession

Recovery of—in Case of Strike or Lockout, 327.

Restriction on Right to, 229, 230, 231, 233, 239, 241, 246, 265, 267, 269, 270, 272, 274.

Premiums, Restriction on, 280.

Recovery of Sums made Irrecoverable, 301, 302.

Restriction as to Increase of Rent, 122, 134, 137, 139, 142.

Sub-tenants, 334.

Application and Interpretation

Provisions as to, 284.

Ashley, Col. W. W.

Possession, Restriction on Right to, 234.

Attendances of Members

Lists, 173, 235, 337.

B

Bramsdon, Sir T.

Possession, Restriction on Right to, 251, 266.

Recovery of Sums Made Irrecoverable, 302.

Burn, Col. C. R.

Permitted Increase of Rent in Respect of Rates, 158.

Restriction as to Increase of Rent, 129.

Business Premises

Application to, 330.

C

Carter, Mr. W.

Possession, Restriction on Right to, 256.

Chairman

Rulings, 122, 138, 147, 159, 176, 181, 191, 196, 204, 211, 218, 234, 259, 261, 264, 288, 304, 312, 314, 329.

Committee

Constitution of, 115.

Sittings, Arrangements for, 122, 173, 201, 202.

Coote, Captain.

Furnished Houses—Limitation on Rent, 283.

Increase of Rent

Permitted Increase in Respect of Repairs, 210, 212.

Restriction as to, 136.

Cowan, Sir W. H.

Permitted Increase of Rent in Respect of Repairs, 186.

D

Distress for Rent

Restriction on Levy, 275.

Divisions

Lists, 171, 197, 247, 257, 261, 269, 321, 325, 329, 331.

F

Fell, Sir Arthur

Business Premises, Application to, 333.

Duration of Act, 323.

Possession, Restriction on Right to, 233.

Furnished Houses

Limitation on Rent, 281.

Furnished Lettings

Penalty for Excessive Charges, 283.

G

Graham, Mr. Duncan

Permitted Increase of Rent

Fifteen per Cent. of Net Rent, 166.

Improvement or Structural Alterations, 150.

Graham, Mr. W.

Business Premises, Application to, 331.

Permitted Increase of Rent

Fifteen per Cent. of Net Rent, 160.

Limitation as to, 219, 221, 223.

Rates, 154, 159.

Repairs, 181, 213.

Possession, Restriction on Right to, 252, 257,269.

Restriction as to Increase of Rent, 128, 141.

Scotland and Ireland, Application to, 314, 321.

H

Hallas, Mr. E.

Permitted Increase of Rent

Fifteen per Cent. of Net Rent, 169.

Improvement or Structural Alterations, 148, 152.

Limitation as to, 219.

Mortgage Interest Rate, 226.

Repairs, 194, 195.

Possession, Restriction on Right to, 259, 260, 270.

Premiums, Restriction on, 279, 280.

Restriction as to Increase of Rent, 142, 143.

Haslam, Mr. L

Permitted Increase of Rent

Limitation as to, 221.

Repairs, 195.

Restriction as to Increase of Rent, 134.

Hayward, Major E.

Application and Interpretation, 288, 290, 293.

Mortgages, Restriction on Calling in, 276, 278.

Permitted Increase of Rent in Respect of Repairs, 199, 213.

Possession, Restriction on Right to, 228, 255.

Henderson, Major W.

Application and Interpretation, 289.

Law, Minor Amendments of, 303, 305.

Permitted Increase of Rent

Fifteen per Cent. of Net Rent, 164, 165, 166, 172, 176, 177.

Improvement or Structural Alterations, 144, 153.

Limitation as to, 225.

Rates, 155, 156.

Repairs, 197, 202, 203.

Possession, Restriction on Right to, 239, 251, 258, 271.

Recovery of Sums Made Irrecoverable, 301.

Scotland and Ireland, Application to, 310, 311, 313, 314, 318, 319, 320.

Hewart, Rt. Hon. Sir G.Attorney-General

Permitted Increase of Rent in Respect of Repairs, 212, 213, 214, 215, 216.

I

Improvement or Structural Alterations

Permitted Increase of Rent in Respect of, 143.

Ireland

Application to, 306.

J

Jones, Mr. G. W. H.

Permitted Increase of Rent

Limitation as to, 224.

Repairs, 187, 200, 211.

Procedure, Rules as to, 306.

Recovery of Sums Made Irrecoverable, 300.

Restriction as to Increase of Rent, 132.

L

Law

Minor Amendments of, 303.

Locker-Lampson, Mr. G.

Permitted Increase of Rent

Improvement or Structural Alterations, 153.

Repairs, 180, 197, 201, 208.

Possession, Restriction on Right to, 247, 253, 263, 264, 266, 267.

Lorden, Mr. J. W.

Application and Interpretation, 286.

Duration of Act, 325.

Furnished Houses—Limitation on Rent, 282, 283.

Law—Minor Amendments of, 303, 305.

Permitted Increase of Rent

Fifteen per cent. of Net Rent, 159, 163.

Improvement or Structural Alterations, 146, 148, 150.

Limitation as to, 220, 221, 225.

Repairs, 190, 200, 208, 212.

Transfer of Rates, 217.

Possession, Restriction on Right to, 241, 243, 261, 263, 268, 269, 271, 272.

Premiums, Restriction on, 280.

Recovery of Sums Made Irrecoverable, 300, 302.

Restriction as to Increase of Rent, 126.

Sub-tenants, 333, 335.

Lunn, Mr. W.

Possession

Recovery of—in Case of Strike or Lockout, 327, 328.

Restriction on Right to. 229, 238, 253.

M

Magnus, Sir P.

Possession, Restriction on Right to, 266, 267.

Marriott, Mr. J. A. R.

Application and Interpretation, 293.

Permitted Increase of Rent

Fifteen per cent. of Net Rent, 167.

Improvement or Structural Alterations, 149, 153, 154.

Possession, Restriction on Right to, 244, 252, 265, 266, 272, 274, 275.

Morison, Mr.The Lord Advocate

Application and Interpretation, 289.

Possession, Restriction on Right to, 244, 249, 256, 260, 263.

Mortgages

Interest Rate, 226.

Restriction on Calling in, 275.

Munro, Rt. Hon. R.Secretary for Scotland

Permitted Increase of Rent in Respect of Repairs, 193, 198.

Scotland and Ireland, Application to, 307, 308, 311, 313, 316, 318, 320, 321, 322.

N

New Clauses

Proposed, 327, 330, 333.

Newman, Colonel J. R. P.

Permitted Increase of Rent

Fifteen per cent. of Net Rent, 177, 180.

Limitation as to, 222.

Repairs, 188, 196, 206, 208, 214, 215.

Possession, Restriction on Right to, 232, 233, 234.

Restriction as to Increase of Rent, 117, 125, 126, 141.

Norris, Colonel Sir H.

Application and Interpretation, 287, 288, 293.

Mortgages, Restriction on Calling in, 278.

Possession, Restriction on Right to, 243.

O

Ormsby-Gore, Hon. W.

Business Premises, Application to, 333.

Furnished Houses—Limitation on Rent, 283.

Permitted Increase of Rent

Rates, 157, 158.

Repairs, 191, 206.

5 St. Com. B

Possession, Restriction on Right to, 230, 231, 245, 247, 257.

Restriction as to Increase of Rent, 137.

P

Permitted Increase of Rent

Fifteen per cent. of Net Rent, 144, 159.

Improvement or Structural Alterations, 143.

Limitation as to, 218.

Mortgage Interest Rate, 226.

Questions Arising to be Determined by County Court, 217.

Rates, 144. 154.

Repairs, 175. 180.

Transfer of Rates, 217.

Pinkham, Lieut.-Colonel C.

Permitted Increase of Rent in Respect of Improvement or Structural Alterations, 152.

Possession

Recovery of, in Case of Strike or Lockout, 327.

Restriction on Right to, 227.

Premiums

Restriction on, 279.

Procedure

Rules, as to, 306.

R

Raffan, Mr. P. W.

Application and Interpretation, 297.

Possession—Recovery of, in Case of Strike or Lock-out, 328.

Rates

Permitted Increase of Rent in Respect of, 144, 154.

Transfer of—Permitted Increase of Rent in Respect of, 217.

Remer, Mr. J. R.

Possession, Restriction on Right to, 262, 268.

Repairs

Permitted Increase of Rent in Respect of, 175, 180.

Restriction on Increase of Rent

Provisions as to, 117.

S

Scotland and Ireland

Application to, 306.

Seddon, Mr. J. A.

Increase of Rent, Restriction as to, 130, 140.

Short Title, Duration and Repeal

Provisions as to, 323.

Standard Rent

Statement to be Supplied, 283.

Statutory Tenancy

Conditions of, 303.

Sub-tenants

Provisions as to, 333.

Sums Made Irrecoverable

Recovery of, 299.

T

Thomson, Mr. T.

Application and Interpretation, 285.

Furnished Houses—Limitation on Rent, 281, 282.

Permitted Increase of Rent

Improvement or Structural Alterations, 149.

Repairs, 211, 216.

Possession, Restriction on Right to, 230, 231, 240, 241, 260.

Restriction as to Increase of Rent, 131.

W

Wallace, Mr. J.

Increase of Rent, Restriction as to, 133.

Warner, Sir T. C. T.

Application and Interpretation, 297.

Permitted Increase of Rent

Fifteen per cent. of Net Rent, 165. 166, 171.

Improvement or Structural Alterations, 150.

Limitations as to, 223.

Repairs, 185, 200, 211.

Possession, Restriction on Right to, 228, 243, 255, 266.

Recovery of Sums Made Irrecoverable, 300.

Restriction as to Increase of Rent, 133.

Wilson, Mr. D. M.Solicitor-General for Ireland

Permitted Increase of Rent in Respect of Rates. 158.

Wood, Sir H. K.

Application and Interpretation, 286, 294.

Distress for Rent—Restriction on Levy, 275.

Duration of Act, 325.

Furnished Houses—Limitation on Rent, 283.

Permitted Increase of Rent

Fifteen per cent. of Net Rent, 177.

Improvement or Structural Alterations, 148.

Limitations as to, 219, 220, 222, 223, 225.

Rates 155

Repairs, 180, 197, 201, 202, 207, 209.

Possession, Restriction on Right to, 228, 232, 243, 253, 254, 257, 259, 262, 264.

Procedure, Rules as to, 306.

Recovery of Sums Made Irrecoverable, 300.

Restriction as to Increase of Rent, 134.

Scotland and Ireland, Application to, 314.

Wood, Major M. Mackenzie

Increase of Rent, Restriction as to, 138.

Scotland and Ireland, Application to 308, 309, 310, 321, 323.

Y

Yeo, Sir A. W.

Application and Interpretation, 297.

Furnished Houses—Limitation on Rent, 283.

Law—Minor Amendments of, 305.

Permitted Increase of Rent

Fifteen per cent. of Net Rent, 171, 172.

Improvement or Structural Alterations, 153.

Rates, 156. Restriction as to Increase of Rent, 140.

Sub-tenants, 336.

MINISTRY OF MINES BILL. A

Accounts, Statistics, etc.

Provisions as to, 537.

Advisory Committees

Provisions as to, 372.

Area Boards

Additional Powers, 512.

Constitution and Functions of, 469, 487.

Armitage, Mr. R.

Advisory Committees, Constitution of, etc., 373, 375, 399.

Committees and Boards—Fees and Expenses, 523.

Drainage Schemes, 529, 532.

Interpretation, 540.

Metalliferous Mines — Power to Make Special Regulations, 547.

Part II., Cessation of, in Certain Eventualties, 546.

Pit Committees, Constitution and Functions of, 434, 440, 443, 464.

Recommendations and Schemes, Power of Minister as to, 519.

Attendances of Members

Lists, 359, 419, 453, 485, 559.

B

Banner, Sir John S. Harmood-

Accounts, Statistics, etc., 537.

Advisory Committees, Constitution of, etc., 382.

Area Boards, Constitution and Functions of, 511.

Coal Districts and Areas—Schedule, 559.

Committees and Boards—Fees and Expenses, 524.

Export and Supply for Bunkering—Regulations, 367.

Minister of Mines, Seal, Style and Acts of, 425.

Social Conditions of Workers—Fund for Improvement of, 534.

Transitory Provisions, 555, 556.

Betterton, Mr. H. B.

Advisory Committees, Constitution of, etc., 375, 381, 409, 411.

Drainage Schemes, 527, 531.

Metalliferous Mines — Power to Make Special Regulations, 547, 548.

Minister of Mines—Powers and Duties of, 357.

Recommendations and Schemes—Power of Ministers as to, 519.

Salaries and Expenses, 423.

Social Conditions of Workers—Fund for Improvement of, 535, 536.

Bramsdon, Sir T.

Pit Committees, Constitution and Functions of, 444, 447.

Bridgeman, Mr. W. C.Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Trade

Advisory Committees. Constitution of, etc., 384.

Salaries and Expenses, 423.

Buchanan, Lieut.-Colonel A. L. H.

Advisory Committees, Constitution of, etc., 383.

Burdon, Colonel R.

Advisory Committees, Constitution of, etc., 373, 378, 383, 384, 390, 393, 402, 417.

C

Chairman

Rulings, 365, 366, 399, 405, 406, 413, 418, 435, 442, 451, 460, 473, 483, 506, 522, 547, 548, 549, 550.

Chamberlain, Mr. Neville

Advisory Committees, Constitution of, etc., 376

National Boards, Constitution and Functions of, 484.

Pit Committees, Constitution and Functions of, 432, 445, 450.

Salaries and Expenses, 422.

Coal Areas

Schedule, 557.

Coal Districts

Schedule, 557.

Coal Mines Act (1911)

Amendment of, 552.

Committee

Adjournment Proposals, 345, 358.

Constitution of, 343.

Quorum—Difficulty of Obtaining, 455, 465, 520.

Sittings, Arrangements for, 359, 484.

Committees and Boards

Fees and Expenses, 520.

Cory, Sir Clifford

Advisory Committees, Constitution of, etc., 377, 385, 398, 405, 416, 418.

Area Boards, Constitution and Functions of, 471, 472, 475, 481.

Coal Districts and Areas—Schedule, 560.

Committees and Boards—Fees and Expenses, 521, 525.

District Committees, Constitution and Functions of, 467.

Drainage Schemes, 532.

Export and Supply for Bunkering—Regulations, 365, 366.

Interpretation, 541.

Metalliferous Mines—Power to Make Special Regulations, 547.

Minister of Mines

Appointment of, 353.

Powers and Duties, 355, 358.

Part II., Cessation of, in Certain Eventualities, 545.

Pit Committees, Constitution and Functions of, 431, 443, 447, 449, 450, 452, 462.

Profits, Distribution of, 369.

Regulations, 549, 551.

Social Conditions of Workers, Fund for Improvement of, 534.

Transitory Provisions, 556.

D

Denniss, Mr. Bartley

Area Boards, Constitution and Functions of, 488, 498, 505, 510.

Committees and Boards—Fees and Expenses, 525.

Drainage Schemes, 528, 532.

Part II., Cessation of, in Certain Eventualities, 546.

District Committees

Additional Powers, 512.

Constitution and Functions of, 435, 467.

Divisions

Lists. 357, 367, 533.

Drainage

Schemes as to, 526.

E

Enactments

Repeal of, 539.

Export and Supply for Bunkering

Regulations, 361.

F

Financial Resolution

Text of, 345.

G

Gould, Mr. J. C.

Advisory Committees, Constitution of, etc., 372, 377.

Export and Supply for Bunkering—Regulations, 363, 365, 371.

H

Hayward, Major E.

Advisory Committees, Constitution of, etc., 373, 374, 379, 384.

Hickman, Brigadier-General T. E.

Advisory Committees—Constitution of, etc., 374, 383, 405.

Area Boards, Constitution and Functions of, 470, 472, 473, 474, 475, 482.

District Committees, Constitution and Functions of, 435, 467.

Export and Supply for Bunkering—Regulations, 362, 363, 364, 365, 366, 370, 371.

Minister of Mines

Appointment of, 350.

Powers and Duties of, 355, 356, 370.

Seal, Style and Acts of, 425.

National Boards, Constitution and Functions of. 483.

Pit Committees, Constitution and Functions of, 429, 439, 447.

Profits, Distribution of, 367.

Horne, Sir R. S.Minister of Labour

Accounts, Statistics, etc., 538.

Advisory Committees — Constitution of, etc., 373, 374, 375, 377, 379, 382, 384, 385, 387, 392, 394, 397, 398, 399, 400, 401, 403, 404, 405, 407, 411, 414, 415.

Area Boards

Additional Powers, 512, 513.

Constitution and Functions of, 470, 472, 473, 474, 488, 497. 503, 505, 506, 509, 511.

Coal Districts and Areas—Schedule, 557, 559, 560.

Coal Mines Act (1911), Amendment of, 553, 554.

Committees and Boards—Fees and Expenses, 521, 523, 525, 526.

District Committees

Additional Powers, 512, 513.

Constitution and Functions of, 435, 467, 468

Drainage Schemes, 526, 528, 529, 531, 532.

Export and Supply for Bunkering—Regulations, 362, 363, 365, 366, 367, 370, 371.

Interpretation, 539, 540, 541, 542.

Metalliferous Mines—Power to Make Special Regulations, 547, 548.

Minister of Mines

Appointment of, 351.

Powers and Duties, 355, 358, 370.

Seal, Style and Acts of, 425.

National Boards, Constitution and Functions of, 514.

Part II—Cessation of, in Certain Eventualities, 544, 545, 546.

Pit Committees, Constitution and Functions of, 426, 427–427, 435, 438, 440, 443, 445, 448, 450, 452, 461.

Profits, Distribution of, 368.

"Recommendation," Meaning of, 543.

Recommendations and Schemes, Power of Minister as to, 515, 516, 518, 519.

Regulations, 549, 551.

Salaries and Expenses, 422, 423, 424.

Short Title, 543.

Social Conditions of Workers, Fund for Improvement of, 534, 535, 536, 637.

Transitory Provisions, 555, 556.

I

Inquiries

Power to Hold, 539.

Inter-Departmental Arrangements

Clause Agreed to, 539.

Interpretation

Provisions as to, 539.

J

Jones, Sir Evan

Advisory Committees, Constitution of, etc., 373, 386, 388, 412.

Area Boards, Constitution and Functions of, 475, 482, 483, 492, 502, 504.

Drainage Schemes, 527, 530, 531.

National Boards, Constitution and Functions of, 483.

K

Kidd, Mr. James

Advisory Committees, Constitution of, etc., 376, 384, 385, 400, 401.

Pit Committees, Constitution and Functions of, 427, 436, 442, 452.

L

Lewis, Mr. T. A.

Area Boards, Constitution and Functions of, 506.

Pit Committees, Constitution and Functions of, 429, 432.

M

McLaren, Mr. R.

Advisory Committees, Constitution of, etc., 375, 381, 393, 399, 405, 406, 408, 411.

Area Boards, Constitution and Functions of, 474, 488, 504.

Committees and Boards, Fees and Expenses, 520.

Drainage Schemes, 527, 529.

Interpretation, 540, 542.

Minister of Mines

Appointment of, 353.

Powers and Duties of, 356.

National Boards, Constitution and Functions of, 514.

Pit Committees, Constitution and Functions of, 426, 427, 430, 434, 440, 453, 454, 456, 461.

Profits, Distribution of, 369.

Regulations, 550.

Salaries and Expenses, 422.

Social Conditions of Workers, Fund for Improvement of, 535, 536.

Metalliferous Mines

Special Regulations, Power to Make, 546.

Minister of Mines

Appointment of, 350.

Parliament, Seat in, 425.

Powers and Duties, 354, 369.

Seal, Style and Acts of, 424.

N

National Boards

Constitution and Functions of, 483, 513.

New Clauses

Proposed, 543, 544, 546, 548, 552.

P

Part II of Act.

Cessation of, in Certain Eventualities, 544.

Pit Committees

Constitution and Functions of, 426, 435.

Profits

Distribution of, 369.

R

"Recommendation"

Meaning of, 543.

Recommendations and Schemes

Power of Minister as to, 515.

Regulations

Provisions as to, 548.

Renwick, Mr. G.

Advisory Committees—Constitution of etc., 375, 376, 389, 391, 402, 403, 405, 407, 417.

Area Boards

Additional Powers, 512.

Constitution and Function of, 470, 491, 501, 502.

Committees and Boards—Fees and Expenses, 522.

District Committees

Additional Powers, 512.

Constitution and Functions of, 468.

Export and Supply for Bunkering—Regulations, 366.

Interpretation, 542.

National Boards—Constitution and Functions of, 515.

Pit Committees—Constitution and Functions of, 434, 438.

Salaries and Expenses. 421, 422, 423.

Short Title, 542, 543.

S

Salaries and Expenses

Provisions as to. 421.

Schedules

First, 554.

Second, 558.

Short Title

Proposals as to, 542.

Social Conditions of Workers

Fund for Improvement of, 533.

T

Thomas, Sir R. J.

Coal Mines Act (1911)—Amendment of, 553, 554.

Transitory Provisions

Proposals, 554.

W

Wallace, Mr. J.

Area Boards—Constitution and Functions of, 503.

National Boards—Constitution and Functions of, 514.

Pit Committees—Constitution and Functions of, 451, 452.

Salaries and Expenses, 424.

Walton, Mr. J.

Pit Committees—Constitution and Functions of, 433.

Waring, Major W.

Advisory Committees—Constitution of, etc., 382.

Pit Committees—Constitution and Functions of, 448.

Warner, Sir T. C. T.

Advisory Committees—Constitution of, etc., 392, 398, 400, 404, 406, 407, 408.

Committees and Boards—Fees and Expenses, 523.

Drainage Schemes, 526, 530.

DYESTUFFS (IMPORTATION REGULATION) BILL. A

Astbury, Lieut.-Commander F. W.

Duration of Act, 823.

Licences, Granting of, 723.

Advisory Committee, 737.

Prohibition of Import, 578, 581, 590, 591, 596, 626, 630, 638, 647, 669.

Attendances of Members

Lists, 599, 653, 753, 855.

B

Balance Sheets

Obligation to Publish, 850.

Barnes, Major H.

Balance Sheets, Obligation to Publish, 850.

Duration of Act, 811, 829, 831.

Interest in Respect of Patents, Prohibition as to, 847.

Licences, Granting of, 706, 711, 712, 717.

Advisory Committee, 734, 736, 738, 739, 747, 748, 750, 756. 770, 774, 786, 792, 799, 803.

Profits, Limitation of, 839, 840.

Prohibition of Import, 566, 572, 573, 577, 592, 593, 594, 602, 603, 605, 614, 619, 622, 634, 637, 638, 639, 646, 650, 655,

656, 660, 661, 664, 679, 681, 683, 689, 699.

Cessation under Certain Conditions, 833, 836.

Re-sale of Goods, 853.

Transit Goods, Exception for, 810.

Barton, Sir William

Licences. Granting of, 719, 720.

Advisory Committee, 601, 736 757, 761, 762, 770, 772.

Prohibition of Import, 570, 578, 587, 590, 591, 602, 603, 608, 622, 625, 630, 642, 657, 661, 665, 678, 679, 700.

Transit Goods, Exception for, 809.

Birchall, Major J.

Licences, Advisory Committee as to Granting 768.

Prohibition of Import, 680.

Board of Trade

Exercise of Powers under the Act, 811.

Briggs, Mr. H.

Duration of Act, 813, 820, 821, 826.

Licences. Advisory Committee as to Granting, 742, 783, 802.

Prohibition of Import, 577, 585, 633.

C

Carter, Mr. William

Prohibition of Import, 571.

Chairman

Rulings, 573, 576, 577, 578, 579, 582, 586, 589,590, 592, 594, 595, 602, 603, 604, 612, 622, 633, 634,655, 656, 660, 671, 678, 679, 682, 691, 693, 698, 699, 706, 708, 709, 717, 722, 724, 731, 732, 735, 736, 738, 745, 746, 749, 752, 755, 757, 759, 764, 785, 800, 801, 802, 803, 806, 813, 815, 826, 827, 828, 829, 830, 835, 836, 837, 845.

Committee

Adjournment Proposals, 751, 787.

Constitution of, 563.

Sittings, Arrangements for, 565, 597.

Committees

Appointment of, 851.

D

Denniss, Mr. Bartley

Duration of Act, 817, 826, 832, 833.

Interest in Respect of Patents, Prohibition as to, 848.

Licences, Granting of, 707, 713.

Advisory Committee, 748, 792.

Profits, Limitation of, 837.

Prohibition of Import, 573, 585, 633, 647.

Transit Goods, Exception for, 806, 807.

Divisions

Lists, 573, 603, 615, 635, 643, 651, 679, 687, 701, 717, 729, 731, 751, 785, 787, 811, 827, 835, 845, 849, 851.

Doyle, Mr. Grattan

Prohibition of Import, 567, 573, 584, 593, 602, 649, 686.

Duration and Short Title

Provisions as to, 811.

G

Graham, Mr. Duncan M.

Licences, Advisory Committees as to Granting, 773, 774.

H

Hayward, Major Evan

Duration of Act, 830.

Interest in Respect of Patents, Prohibition as to, 849.

Licences, Granting of, 706, 716, 724.

Advisory Committee, 751, 785, 794, 803.

Prohibition of Import, 611, 637.

Regulations—Laying before both Houses, 852.

Home, Sir R. S.Minister of Labour

Duration of Act, 819, 829, 831, 832.

Interest in Respect of Patents, Prohibition as to, 848, 849.

Licences, Granting of, 719, 720, 723, 725, 727.

Advisory Committee, 733, 734, 735, 737, 740, 747, 750, 757, 765, 766, 768, 773, 775, 783, 790, 791, 792, 794, 795, 798, 799, 800, 801, 802, 804.

Profits, Limitation of, 837, 839, 841, 843.

Prohibition of Import. 568, 569, 576, 580, 581, 587, 588, 596, 603, 605, 614, 617, 621, 623, 625, 630, 636, 645, 647, 658, 659, 660, 662, 664, 673, 684, 685, 689, 690, 694, 698, 700.

Cessation of, under Certain Conditions, 834.

Re-sale of Goods, 853, 854.

Transit Goods, Exception for, 805, 808, 810.

I

Interest in Respect of Patents

Prohibition as to, 847.

Irving, Mr. D.

Prohibition of Import, 589, 671.

L

Licences

Currency of, 851.

Granting of, 701.

Advisory Committee, Constitution of, 731.

Non-transferability of, 853.

Lloyd-Greame, Sir P.Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Trade

Duration of Act, 815, 822, 832.

Licences, Granting of, 704, 711, 713, 714, 715, 716.

Advisory Committee, 731, 744, 780.

Profits, Limitation of, 843, 844.

Prohibition of Import, 607, 620, 622, 640, 649, 651, 668.

M

Magnus, Sir P.

Duration of Act, 829.

Licences, Advisory Committee as to Granting, 735, 773.

Profits, Limitation of, 845.

Prohibition of Import, 570, 590, 595, 609, 651, 663, 677, 701.

N

New Clauses

Proposed, 833, 836, 847, 850, 851, 852, 853.

O

Ormsby-Gore, Mr. W.

Licences, Advisory Committee as to Granting, 735, 777, 784.

P

Pickering, Lieut.-Colonel E. W.

Licences, Granting of, 726.

Advisory Committee, 755, 765.

Prohibition of Import, 673.

Profits

Limitation of, 836.

Prohibition of Import

Cessation of, under Certain Conditions, 833.

Provisions as to, 565.

R

Rae, Mr. H. N.

Licences, Granting of, 727.

Advisory Committee, 761, 762, 771, 772.

Prohibition of Import, 675, 702.

Raffan, Mr. P. W.

Prohibition of Import, 589, 628.

Re-sale of Goods

Conditions as to, 853.

Regulations

Laying before both Houses, 852.

Renwick, Mr. G.

Licences, Advisory Committee as to Granting, 791, 803.

Robinson, Sir T.

Licences, Granting of, 729.

Prohibition of Import, 631, 678.

S

Shaw, Hon. A.

Duration of Act, 819.

Licences, Granting of, 717, 720.

Advisory Committee, 756 787, 790, 791.

Profits, Limitation of, 846.

Prohibition of Import, 573, 579, 584, 602,

604, 610, 630, 664, 674, 691.

Shaw, Mr. T.

Duration of Act, 824.

Licences — Advisory Committee as to Granting, 734, 739, 741, 746.

Profits—Limitation of, 841.

Prohibition of Import, 579, 612, 627, 652, 669, 695.

Spencer, Mr. G. A.

Licences—Granting of, 709.

Stevens, Mr. M.

Duration of Act, 815.

Licences—Granting of, 715, 726.

Prohibition of Import, 572, 645, 679, 689.

Transit Goods—Exception for, 807.

T

Thomson, Mr. T.

Duration of Act, 821.

Licences—Granting of, 710, 728.

Advisory Committee, 784, 797.

Prohibition of Import, 571, 591, 686.

Transit Goods

Exception for, 804.

W

Waddington, Mr. R.

Duration of Act, 833.

Licences—Advisory Committee as to Granting, 731, 732, 734, 778, 792.

Prohibition of Import, 583, 601, 632, 633, 639.

Williams, Colonel P.

Duration of Act, 830.

Interest in Respect of Patents, Prohibition as to, 849

Licences

Currency of, 851.

Granting of, 703, 714, 715, 727.

Advisory Committee, 735, 744, 749, 751, 757, 779, 784, 792, 795, 796, 801, 802, 803.

Profits, Limitation of, 837, 842.

Prohibition of Import, 569, 590, 605. 609, 621, 632, 638, 642, 643, 647, 659. 664, 675, 684, 685, 690, 698, 699. Re-sale of Goods, 853.

Transit Goods, Exception for, 804, 805, 807, 808, 809, 810.

Wood, Major M. Mackenzie

Committees, Appointment of, 852.

Duration of Act, 827, 829.

Licences, Granting of, 711, 712.

Advisory Committee, 781, 801.

Profits, Limitation of, 837.

Prohibition of Import, 571, 624, 635, 651, 663, 672, 683, 690.

Transit Goods, Exception for, 806.

Woolcock, Mr. W. J. U

Licences, Advisory Committee as to Granting, 760, 764.

Prohibition of Import, 619.