Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 13. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he is aware that Phillips Price, formerly correspondant of the "Manchester Guardian," has been editing a Bolshevist newspaper, the "Call," which is spread among British troops in the Murman territory; whether the newspaper has incited them to revolt; and whether full information has been collected in regard to this man with a view...
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 11. asked what country or countries now have an official representative or representatives at Petrograd or Moscow?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: Will the Government take any steps to expedite this process of liquidating German houses.
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 10. asked whether the whereabouts is known of the British subject, Aubrey Stanhope, who edited the "Continental Times" in Germany throughout the War; and whether his surrender has been demanded?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 72. asked the Prime Minister, in view of the multiplicity and complexity of the Orders which were issued under the Defence of the Realm Act and other war legislation, whether he will direct the Departments to issue explanations of the Orders rescinded, when such Orders are rescinded in order to assist the public?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: I beg to move to leave out Sub-section (3). My object in moving this Amendment is somewhat disarmed by the assurance which has just been given that there will be a larger Bill this Session. My objection was to the very drastic powers in this Bill. We have got accustomed to drastic powers in war-time, but this is a peace Bill, and I am sometimes tempted to think that the procedure of seizing...
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: On that assurance, I ask leave to withdraw the Amendment.
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: On a further point of Order, Sir. Is an hon. Member entitled to have ten starred questions on the Paper, having already asked four supplementary questions, and may I ask what action you propose to take in the matter, Sir?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: May I call your attention to the state of the Order Paper? A large number of the questions have not been reached. Four Members are responsible for thirty-three starred questions, and each one of the four Members asked a number of supplementary questions. On several days there have been over 200 questions, and I wish respectfully to ask, may we have a further limit imposed, so that the number...
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 13. asked the Secretary of State for Warin what way the discharge papers of conscientious objectors are marked in order to state faithfully the particular part they elected to play in the War?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 45. asked the Prime Minister whether legislation will be considered with a view to substituting more rapid and efficient machinery than the reading of the Riot Act, so that the intention to use force is visible and audible to a riotous assembly, and so be the means of saving life and limb?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 56. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether His Majesty's Government, under the existing or prospective tariffs, are or will be in a position to take advantage of the new Brazilian preference which authorises a reduction of 20 per cent. in the import duties on goods from countries which make reciprocal customs concessions to Brazilian products?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 53. asked the Prime Minister whether he is aware that Mr. Asquith, in the Debate on the Second Reading of the Commissions (Dardanelles and Mesopotamia) Bill, on 26th July, 1916, agreed to the proposal that it should be left to the Commissioners to decide whether or not, after the War, the evidence should be published; and whether he will ask the Commissioners to meet and decide what evidence...
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that the Prime Minister gave a definite undertaking that the Commission should decide what evidence should be published?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: Is my right hon. Friend aware that there was a definite question, and that the Official Report, as corrected, says that the Prime Minister assented?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 54. asked the Prime Minister whether the reason given of the public interest for the refusal to publish any of the evidence given in the Dardanelles Inquiry also applies to the sets of documents comprising the dispatches dealing with the escape of the "Goeben," the proceedings and evidence of the Troubridge court-martial, and the naval dispatches dealing with the bombardments of the...
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 11. asked the Secretary of State for War whether Philips Price was liable for military service when he went to Russia; and, if so, on what grounds was he exempted or by whose request?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 68. asked the Home Secretary whether he is aware that Philips Price is to be prosecuted if he returns to this country; and whether this man is the holder of any honourable post such as justice of the peace for a county and director of any great industrial undertaking?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: Has my right hon. Friend taken any steps to deprive this man of the J.P.'ship?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 5. asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether the Court of Inquiry on the loss of forces belonging to the British naval battalions retreating fom Antwerp in 1914 has sent in its Report; whether the terms of reference and the finding can now be given; and whether, in the event of a public court-martial not being held and in view of the public interest in the matter, the Admiralty are...