Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.

– in the House of Commons on 10 March 1925.

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    39. asked the Secretary for Scotland how many tubercle-free dairy herds there are in Scotland, and where they are situated?

  • Fishing Gear (Credits). (4 speeches)

    40. asked the Secretary for Scotland whether his attention has been drawn to the January Report of the Scottish Fishery Board on the failure of the winter fishing; and whether he will reconsider...

  • Lime Kilns, Loch Eribol. (3 speeches)

    41. asked the Secretary for Scotland whether, seeing that large lime kilns are lying derelict on the Government's property at Loch Eribol, that such lime kilns could be worked without loss to the...

  • Herrings (Average Price at Oban Pier). (3 speeches)

    59. asked the Secretary for Scotland if he will give for the year 1924 the average price of herrings per cran at Oban Pier; the railway cost of carrying to Glasgow; and the average retail price...

  • Agriculture Fund. (2 speeches)

    60. asked the Secretary for Scotland how much of the £200,000, Agriculture (Scotland) Fund, was applied during each of the three years 1922–24 for the purpose of the constitution of...

  • Veterinary Colleges. (2 speeches)

    62. asked the Secretary for Scotland if he will inform this House of the amount of money that has been granted or has been promised each year to the Dick Veterinary College, Edinburgh, and the...

  • Rent Committee. (2 speeches)

    61. asked the Secretary for Scotland if, in view of the importance of Members of the House of Commons being fully informed regarding the evidence submitted to the Committee inquiring into the...

  • Illegal Trawling. (2 speeches)

    64. asked the Secretary for Scotland how many nights the craft stationed at Plockton for detection of illegal trawling has been under weigh from dark to daylight during this winter: if he has...

  • Lochboisdale Pier. (4 speeches)

    65. asked the Secretary for Scotland whether he has any intention of taking any steps to have Lochboisdale Pier reopened; and, if so, what steps?

  • Agricultural Labourers (Wages and Hours). (3 speeches)

    66. asked the Secretary for Scotland the average number of hours per week and the minimum wage and the minimum wage per hour of adult agricultural labourers in Scotland; and how these rates...

  • Sheff-Dipping Regulations. (5 speeches)

    42. asked the Secretary for Scotland if any decision has been reached on the question of the sheep-dipping Regulations enforced by certain English local authorities, which require the...

  • Australian Zinc Concentrates. (2 speeches)

    48. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the amount of the loss sustained by the State as a result of trading transactions in connection with Australian zinc?

  • All-in Insurance. (2 speeches)

    Commander C. WILLIAMS: 45. asked the Prime Minister if he has any further statement to make to the House as to the progress the Government are making with an all-in insurance scheme?

  • Electrical Generating Plant, Gretna. (5 speeches)

    49. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if the Government are retaining the electrical generating plant, at Gretna, which is the only lighting service in the district, or if they contemplate...

  • Crown Servants (Parliamentary Candidature). (2 speeches)

    50. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware of the length of time which has elapsed since the constitution of the Blanesburgh Committee; whether this body has reported; if so,...

  • Government Subsidies and Bounties. (6 speeches)

    51. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if lie will give a list of the subsidies and bounties paid by His Majesty's Government during the year ended 5th April last to industries in the United...

  • Stamp Duties. (6 speeches)

    52. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the receipts to date this year in respect of Stamp Duty on the transfer of dwelling-houses?

  • Cigar Duty. (3 speeches)

    54. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware that the existing duty on imported cigars, which is assessed by weight, has affected adversely and unfairly the industry in India by...

  • Profit-Sharing. (2 speeches)

    55. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will consider the possibility of encouraging profit-sharing in the industries of this country by conceding some advantage in taxation to...

  • Trade Facilities Acts. (4 speeches)

    56. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will consider the advisability of imposing a tax of 1 per cent. annually on the capital amount of all loans in future raised with the British...

  • Coal-Mining (Silicosis). (2 speeches)

    69. asked the Secretary for Mines for how long the question of silicosis among coal mines has been under investigation by the Health Advisory Committee; and when they are likely to reach a...