Results 981–1000 of 1900 for speaker:Major Abraham Lyons

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Inspection (Members of Parliament). (27 Sep 1939)

Major Abraham Lyons: asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Information what facilities are available for Members of Parliament to inspect the work of the Ministry of Information at their premises in London and the provinces?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Inspection (Members of Parliament). (27 Sep 1939)

Major Abraham Lyons: Is the application to be made to the hon. Member himself? At present Members of Parliament have no information as to where the Ministry of Information is sitting.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Railways (Lighting Restrictions). (11 Oct 1939)

Major Abraham Lyons: asked the Minister of Transport whether, in co-operation with the main-line railway companies, it has been found possible to increase the present lighting arrangements without prejudice to the interests of national safety?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Passenger Train Services. (11 Oct 1939)

Major Abraham Lyons: asked the Minister of Transport whether he will consider, in consultation with the railway companies, the augmentation of the present skeleton services of the London Midland and Scottish and the London and North Eastern railways in the country by the addition of some main-line expresses to and from London?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Passenger Train Services. (11 Oct 1939)

Major Abraham Lyons: Can my right hon. and gallant Friend say when he expects to be able to make some statement on this matter?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Insurance Premiums. (11 Oct 1939)

Major Abraham Lyons: While my right hon. and learned Friend is considering the important question involved, will he also take into account the question of the added premium put on by insurance companies in many cases because of the added risks to the persons insured?

Orders of the Day — Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. (11 Oct 1939)

Major Abraham Lyons: My right hon. Friend said just now that the censorship will cease to be a matter for the Ministry and will be a matter for each Service Department. Can he inform us when that separation will take place, or whether it has taken place already?

Orders of the Day — Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. (11 Oct 1939)

Major Abraham Lyons: They will go to the Ministry of Shipping.

Orders of the Day — Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. (11 Oct 1939)

Major Abraham Lyons: Two or three weeks ago I put a question to the Ministry of Information and learned for the first time the extraordinary sources from which some persons employed in the Ministry have been drawn. I learned that the Food Defence Department, the British Museum, the National Savings Committee, the National Fitness Council, the Unemployment Assistance Board, the University Grants Committee, and...

Orders of the Day — Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. (11 Oct 1939)

Major Abraham Lyons: For their sakes I hope not, yet. If they are, they will have very little to draw. I would like to know about the gentleman described as a major, retired, of the Royal Marines, and drawing £600 to £800 a year. Does he draw that salary in addition to his pension? I would like to know how he got that job and what his qualifications are, if he has any, for the position to which he has been...

Orders of the Day — Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. (11 Oct 1939)

Major Abraham Lyons: I am much obliged. The other name that I was going to refer to was that of Mr. Brebner. I knew that the News Department had been taken away, but I did not realise that that explained why the omissions from the list are more than the names of the two gentlemen associated with journalism. May I just say a word about the regional committees. Fourteen or 15 regional offices were opened, and I...

Orders of the Day — Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. (11 Oct 1939)

Major Abraham Lyons: Could not the amounts they have received up to date be published?

Orders of the Day — Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. (11 Oct 1939)

Major Abraham Lyons: Are not those the directors who are marked "unpaid"?

Orders of the Day — Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. (11 Oct 1939)

Major Abraham Lyons: I merely comment on the fact that in the document supplied two days ago a number of the directors are marked "unpaid," and others are marked "rate not fixed." There must have been a rate fixed when they were appointed.

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence.: Regional Commissioners. (12 Oct 1939)

Major Abraham Lyons: asked the Home Secretary (1) whether each Civil Defence commissioner has been fully established, and with what staff, and from what date, respectively; the dates from which salaries become payable, and at what present rate both for commissioners and deputies; (2) whether all Civil Defence commissioners and deputies are now, and since when, employed whole-time in their appointments; and...

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence.: Regional Commissioners. (12 Oct 1939)

Major Abraham Lyons: Will the right hon. Gentleman publish or circulate in the OFFICIAL REPORT a list of all the persons employed in regional offices everywhere in the country, showing the salaries they are getting; and, further, does he not think that officers of the nature such as a regional commissioner should cease to be concerned with any other matter of private or commercial employment whatever? Further,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence.: Regional Commissioners. (12 Oct 1939)

Major Abraham Lyons: May I ask this further question—

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence.: Regional Commissioners. (12 Oct 1939)

Major Abraham Lyons: In view of the unsatisfactory nature of the reply, I beg to give notice that I shall take an early opportunity of raising the matter on the Adjournment.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information.: Staff. (18 Oct 1939)

Major Abraham Lyons: asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Information how many officers, excluding clerical staff, in regional offices resigned before notice of cessation of these places was given; and the reasons tendered for such resignations, respectively?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information.: Staff. (18 Oct 1939)

Major Abraham Lyons: Will the hon. Gentleman tell the House, which regional officer tendered his resignation for the reasons expressed?


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