British Social Politics; Materials Illustrating Contemporary State Action For The Solution Of…

Paperback | February 3, 2012

byCarlton Joseph Huntley Hayes

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913. Excerpt: ... so great a danger of reaction that it would be impossible for the Board to proceed so far as they would wish in this direction. I hope, therefore, your Lordships will think that you may fairly trust the Local Government Board not to go too far, or to use the powers conferred upon them unfairly, but to do your best to make this Bill, if you agree to its passage through this House, a real success. I beg leave to move that the Bill be read a second time. Extract 50 DANGERS OF BUREAUCRACY (Earl ttf Onslow, Lords, September 14, 1go9) The Earl Of Onslow 1: There is a peculiarity of the Bill which runs through it from one end to the other to which I feel bound to draw attention. That is the proposal to put in the hands of a Government Department a number of duties which hitherto have always been left either to the local authority or to Parliament. This is a practice which I am afraid under His Majesty's Government has been slowly and steadily growing. It is not a practice which I for one can look upon with satisfaction.... I know that the right hon. Gentleman who presides over the Local Government Board is a man of great strength of character. He is a man with great confidence in himself, and I am bound to say he inspires that confidence in other people. I have had the honour of the acquaintance of the right hon. Gentleman for a good many years, first upon the London County Council and afterwards in Parliament, and I have always thought he has been actuated by the highest motives and the greatest desire to discharge the duties of his office with perfect fairness and perfect justness to everybody concerned. But, my Lords, the right hon. Gentleman will not always be at the Local Government Board. We hear talk of an 1 Parliamentary Debates, Lords, Fifth Series, vol...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913. Excerpt: ... so great a danger of reaction that it would be impossible for the Board to proceed so far as they would wish in this direction...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:188 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.4 inPublished:February 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217691765

ISBN - 13:9780217691765

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