Mr Carlyon Bellairs: While thanking the Government for that statement, may I ask whether the Admiralty are cooperating in the programme which has been outlined?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 12. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, in view of the terms of the agreement with the Soviet Government, what action he proposes to take in regard to the resolution of the Executive Committee of the Communist International, urging that Communists must take over the leadership of the Indian masses, exploit the Indian National Congress, and organise general strikes, and drawing...
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: But surely the right hon. Gentleman will admit that it is a breach of the Treaty he made with the Soviet Government, and may I ask him at what stage his patience will become exhausted?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: Is that price not due to the fact that it was the product of slave labour?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 41. asked the Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department what are the chief trades in which the different Dominion and Colonial Governments sell their products on the British market through the services of a particular agent, as distinguished from a general commission agent?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 48. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer, in view of the importance of restoring the buying powers of the silver standard countries, whether the Government will inform the Government of the United States of America that it is in favour of an international conference on the monetary basis of silver, as advocated by the resolution passed by Congress?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 29. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs in view of the desire to obtain evidence of the nature of the labour employed in loading timber on board British ships in the northern Russian ports, whether he will instruct the British ambassador to apply to the Soviet authorities to waive the present regulations that prevent the use of cameras either ashore or afloat in Russian ports?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: Cannot the right hon. Gentleman ascertain what is the objection to taking photographs on board their own ships?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 87. asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department in view of the refusal of the Russian Government to permit experts to investigate the conditions of the prison camps supplying timber to this country, whether he will withdraw the visas from Soviet State experts sent over here to investigate and study methods of manufacture in this country?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 66. asked the Minister of Labour for what reason it has been recommended that permits should be issued to a number of known Russian Communists who are replacing British citizens in the employ of companies registered in England, known as the Moscow Narodny Bank, Russian Oil Products, and Arcos, seeing that all of the British citizens have held their posts for a number of years and will now be...
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: Will the right hon. Gentleman take into consideration the fact that these permits, coming on the top of a large number of other permits, mean that this country is becoming honeycombed with Communists, who in every country of the world have been guilty of espionage?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: Will the right hon. Gentleman at least make the necessary arrangements for facilitating the work of his successors?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 35. asked the Minister of Health what local authorities and county councils are excluding Russian timber from their housing schemes?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: Did that reply give any information?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 28. asked the Secretary of State for India whether he has now ascertained the number of Indian students that have been trained and are now being trained in the universities of Soviet Russia; and how many of the men arrested at different times in India have been trained at these universities?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: Is the right hon. Gentleman not aware that we asked for this information at the beginning of this Parliament? Surely it is important to ascertain this information.
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 43. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he has any further information to communicate to the House since the issue of the White Paper on Russia concerning forced labour in that country?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: (by Private Notice) asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether his attention has been drawn to the deportation of thousands of Ingrians to forced labour during Easter in the district of Leningrad, in breach of the 1920 Treaty of Dorpat; and whether he is aware that these deportations are still going on, and what action he proposes to take in view of the fact that the Treaty of...
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 5. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware that the Imperial Conference in 1911 passed unanimously a resolution that the Suez Canal charges were retarding the trade of the Empire; and whether he can give a comparison between the charges now made and those made in 1911?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 14. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he has ascertained from the Merchant Traders' Company the wholesale price c.i.f. at which the Russian doors are being marketed; and will he give the comparative cost of similar doors made in Great Britain without allowing for any profit?