Results 1–20 of 368 for speaker:Sir Alfred Beit

Members of Parliament (Overseas Travel) ( 6 Jun 1945)

Sir Alfred Beit: Will the exemption extend to Members' wives if they wish to accompany their husbands?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Aero-Engine Factory, Liverpool ( 5 Jun 1945)

Sir Alfred Beit: What are the grounds for assuming that directly a war factory is closed the employees will be without work? Is there not plenty of other employment available?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information: B.B.C. Monitoring Service (30 May 1945)

Sir Alfred Beit: asked the Minister of Information what steps are being taken to reduce the monitoring service of the B.B.C.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information: B.B.C. Monitoring Service (30 May 1945)

Sir Alfred Beit: Will not the abolition of German broadcasting mean that the German side of this service can be reduced forthwith?

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies: Fruit and Feeding Stuffs (Imports) (30 May 1945)

Sir Alfred Beit: asked the Minister of Food what steps he is taking, in view of the reduction of certain rationed foodstuffs, to resume or increase the import of West Indies bananas, Empire citrus and deciduous fruit, and feeding stuffs for poultry and livestock in the United Kingdom.

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies: Fruit and Feeding Stuffs (Imports) (30 May 1945)

Sir Alfred Beit: Does not meat require specially refrigerated vessels, and will not the reduction in the meat ration release a certain number of these vessels? Cannot they be used for carrying bananas?

Oral Answers to Questions — Italian Prisoners of War (Non-Co-Operators) (29 May 1945)

Sir Alfred Beit: asked the Secretary of State for War what is the proportion of non-co-operators amongst the Italian prisoners of war in British hands.

Oral Answers to Questions — Italian Prisoners of War (Non-Co-Operators) (29 May 1945)

Sir Alfred Beit: Is there any material difference in the treatment of co-operators and non-co-operators?

Oral Answers to Questions — Demobilisation: S.E.a.C. (Headquarters) (29 May 1945)

Sir Alfred Beit: asked the Prime Minister whether the headquarters of S.E.A.C. will be moved from Ceylon to a place nearer the scene of operations in view of the liberation of Burma.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy: R.N.V.R. Officers (Depot Ships) (11 Apr 1945)

Sir Alfred Beit: asked the First Lord of the Admiralty how many R.N.V.R. officers are at present posted to H.M.S. "Victory" and other ships, not to join.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy: R.N.V.R. Officers (Depot Ships) (11 Apr 1945)

Sir Alfred Beit: Is it not a fact that a proportion of these officers are unemployed, and could not the right hon. Gentleman see his way to discharge those for whom he has no further use?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy: R.N.V.R. Officers (Depot Ships) (11 Apr 1945)

Sir Alfred Beit: Could the right hon. Gentleman say what is the average period?

Clause 1. — (The War Works Commission.) (11 Apr 1945)

Sir Alfred Beit: Might I ask, in view of the change effected by the Amendment just passed, to whom should questions now be addressed relative to the operations of this Commission? Presumably, under the Bill as it first was drafted, these questions would have been addressed to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, but now, in view of this Amendment, I am not quite clear to whom we may put questions regarding the...

Transport Command (Safety of Passengers) (10 Apr 1945)

Sir Alfred Beit: I desire to speak only on the subject of maintenance, about which my hon. Friend the Member for The High Peak (Mr. Molson) has just spoken. It is a subject upon which I have some personal knowledge from my experience in this war. But before coming to that, I would like to say it appears from the speeches which have been made that accidents, generally speaking, can be divided into two...

Oral Answers to Questions — India: Street Musicians and Mendicants (29 Mar 1945)

Sir Alfred Beit: asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he is aware that a gradually increasing number of street musicians and other mendicants are making their appearance in London; and whether, in view of the continuing shortage of labour and the more generous treatment now available from the appropriate social services, he will take steps to check this growth.

Oral Answers to Questions — India: Street Musicians and Mendicants (29 Mar 1945)

Sir Alfred Beit: Would my right hon. Friend arrange for the powers of the Metropolitan Police to be somewhat strengthened in this respect, particularly in view of the fact that the Ministry of Labour and the Ministry of Pensions have made appropriate arrangements now for training and rehabilitation schemes, which could be applied to the people described in the Question?

Oral Answers to Questions — India: Street Musicians and Mendicants (29 Mar 1945)

Sir Alfred Beit: Will my right hon. Friend make an Order in Council to deal with it?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture: Bretton Woods Conference Proposals (Informal Discussions) (29 Mar 1945)

Sir Alfred Beit: Would it not be quite useless to ask Members to interviews of this kind, unless they had some understanding of the subject under discussion?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Commonwealth (Racial Discrimination) (27 Mar 1945)

Sir Alfred Beit: Is it not the case that few, if any, of the signatories of this document have had recent experience in Southern Rhodesia and South Africa, and consequently are entirely ignorant of the more tolerant attitude which is growing up there?

Orders of the Day — Civil Aviation (20 Mar 1945)

Sir Alfred Beit: What evidence is there that mails would be guaranteed and paid for on that basis? Surely they are paid for on a cost basis?


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