Sir Basil Peto

Former MP for Barnstaple

Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Merchant Ships (Steering Gear). 24 Jul 1935

    49. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether, in view of the vital importance of the subject to masters and officers of the mercantile marine, he will add a member representing the officers' organisations to the committee which is to investigate and report on steering gear in British ships in connection with the inquiry into the loss of the steamship "Blairgowrie" and steamship "Usworth"?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Merchant Ships (Steering Gear). 24 Jul 1935

    Can my right hon. Friend say why the practice has become quite common now, when any Committee of this kind is appointed, to put somebody on to represent the workmen's organisations, and why the organisations representing the masters and officers of the merchant service, who are responsible for the safety of these ships, should be constantly neglected in this way?
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Irish Cattle (Warble Fly). 15 Jul 1935

    15. asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he will consider making an order prohibiting the entry at British ports of cattle from Ireland, during the months of February to June, which carry the characteristic lumps of the warble fly maggot, in conjunction with regulations for compulsory dressing of all cattle during these months for warble fly in this country?

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