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  • Retail Trade Committee (Report). (2 speeches)

    Mr. Graham White: asked the President of the Board of Trade whether the Committee on Retail Trade has now completed its task; and when he hopes to be able to present a report to the House?

  • Black Market Operations (MR. Yandell's Appointment). (8 speeches)

    Mr. Graham White: asked the President of the Board of Trade (1) what function is to be performed by the Department under Mr. George Yandell, which it is not now the duty of the police force to...

  • Concentration of Industry. (6 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade whether the Explanatory Memorandum, issued by his Department in March, 1941, on the Concentration of Industry is still the basis of concentration; and...

  • Steel Tools (Export to South America). (10 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will authorise the granting of licences to enable the export to South American countries of picks, shovels, hoes, spuds, coffee diggers, and...

  • Government's Coal Scheme (Newspaper Forecasts). (7 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade whether his attention has been drawn to the fact that the outline of the Government coal proposals appeared in the morning newspapers on 3rd June, though...

  • Coal Miners (Absenteeism). (4 speeches)

    asked the President of the Board of Trade whether his attention has been drawn to the fact that absenteeism among the face-workers in the Yorkshire Amalgamated Collieries has risen from 14.72 per...

  • House of Commons (Length of Speeches). (6 speeches)

    asked the Prime Minister whether, in view of the present short sittings and the need for participation in debate of the maximum number of Members to ensure the vitality of Parliamentary control...

  • Armed Forces.
  • Letters to Members of Parliament. (5 speeches)

    asked the Prime Minister whether he will take such steps as are necessary to make it clear that, besides the proper Service procedure open to him, every member of His Majesty's Forces possesses...

  • Cost. (2 speeches)

    Miss Cazalet: asked the Prime Minister what is the approximate weekly all-in cost to the State of each man and woman serving in the ranks of His Majesty's Forces?

  • Ex-Service Men and Merchant Seamen (Badge). (4 speeches)

    asked the Prime Minister whether he is now able to indicate whether a badge of suitable design can be issued to all ex-Service men and merchant seamen who are not otherwise eligible for a badge...

  • Civilian War Casualties. (2 speeches)

    asked the Prime Minister whether he is now able to give the figures of civilian casualties suffered in the British Empire from the outbreak of war until 2nd September, 1941?

  • Malaya and Singapore. (12 speeches)

    asked the Prime Minister whether he will make available for Members of this House the report sent home from Singapore last autumn from the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster on the conditions...

  • Building Research. (8 speeches)

    asked the Lord President of the Council what are the annual expenses of the Building Research Station; who provides these funds; and are the materials and processes that it has approved available...

  • National Finance.
  • Registered Companies, Malaya (Taxation). (2 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether any refund of Excess Profits Tax or Income Tax on profits earned by tin and rubber companies operating in Malaya before the invasion of Malaya by the...

  • De Bernales Group, West Australia (Taxation). (3 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether Mr. Claude Albo de Bernales and/or the private companies of which he and his family are the shareholders have been taxed on the profits which they...

  • Tax Reserve Certificates. (2 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether tax certificates taken out by the parent company of a group are eligible for the discharge of tax liabilities of subsidiary companies?

  • Requisitioned Premises (Compensation). (4 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware that much dissatisfaction exists among firms whose premises have been requisitioned that under a ruling made by his Department no...

  • Disabled Ex-Servicemen (Taxation). (2 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether, in view of the fact that earned income is taxed at a lower rate than unearned income, he will investigate the possibility of reducing the rate of...

  • Enemy Action (Civilian Insurance). (6 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware of the difficulties encountered by men with small resources in obtaining special life policies for air-raid fatalities; and, in view of...

  • Post-War Credits (Married Women). (2 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether the post-war credits which accrue to a married woman who is assessed jointly with her husband for the purpose of Income Tax will be paid to the...

  • Wage Earners (Income Tax Deductions. (4 speeches)

    asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what procedure should be adopted by persons who have Income Tax deducted from their wages when such deductions are improper; and whether he is aware that...