Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 54. asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he will lay it down as indispensable in the granting of a visa to a foreign subject proposing to visit this country that he or she has not been associated with the international revolutionary activities of the Third International?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: Is the hon. Gentleman not aware that we have had a great deal more experience of the Third International since the Conservatives were in office?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 25. asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department the total number of visas authorised for Soviet citizens to come of this country to study methods of production of goods since the present Government took office; and what are the maximum and minimum periods authorised for their stay in this country?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 26. asked the Home Secretary what number of visas have been granted since the present Government came into office for the purpose of bringing over Soviet citizens connected with the Russian trade delegation or the associated 18 companies that carry on trade for Soviet Russia?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 46. asked the Prime Minister whether he is now in a position to inform the House as to the date of his proposed visit with the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs to Berlin?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 18. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he has any information as to the extent of the advances given by British firms for the import of £2,000,000 worth of Soviet Russian butter this year and as to the long term and/or other credits given for the export of margarine to Russia?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that most of the Russian butter comes in in the summer months?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 12. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will take steps to require all foreign tinned provisions to have stamped on the lid of the tin the name of the country of origin in order to obviate the ease with which paper labels are washed off?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 13. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will appoint a departmental committee to consider the present operation of the system by which imports of joinery are regulated by an unofficial committee with the professed object of seeing that the goods are not produced under unfair labour conditions, and to examine whether it attains that object in a proper manner?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that, in the case of the four Soviet companies importing joinery into this country, there was no sort of inquiry whatever, but the committee simply took the assurance from the Russian companies?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that many hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of joinery come into the country under the assurance that fair wages are given?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 49. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether, seeing that a general commission agent is liable to be assessed only on the profits which accrue on his commission while a particular agent must pay Income Tax on all profits resulting from sales, he can state why such Soviet State companies as Arcos, Centrosoyos, and Russian Oil Products, numbering 18 in all, are favoured by being classed as...
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 20. asked the Minister of Agriculture whether his attention bus been drawn to large crops of fruit expected by British growers this year; and whether he will prepare plans to prevent the financial loss and wastage that occurred last year through the market being glutted by foreign fruit and fruit pulp?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: Is it not the case that "home-made" fruit is quite different from "home-grown" fruit?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: Will the hon. Gentleman ask the Ambassador in the United States to furnish a report as to the probable number likely to come here and become a public charge?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 9. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether Prime Minister Molotov and Mr. Stalin are still members of the Executive Committee of the Third International?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: Has the right hon. Gentleman made representations that, as Mr. Stalin is a member of the Government, he must be responsible for the actions of the Third International?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that Mr. Stalin was made a member of the Government for the first time in eight years four months ago?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 37. asked the Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department what is the type of information in regard to export credits that is regarded as of so confidential a character that details cannot be furnished to the House; and whether officials appearing as witnesses before the Estimates Committee and Public Accounts Committee are similarly instructed to withhold information?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 45. asked the Prime Minister whether the report of the committee of the Anti-Slavery and Howard Societies on forced labour in Russia has been considered by the Cabinet; what action it is proposed to take; and whether a day will be given for discussion, in. view of the large and increasing quantity of imports coming to this country from Soviet Russia?