Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 50. asked the Prime Minister, in view of the fact that secrecy of the ballot was established to protect working men and women from intimidation, whether the Government will now take steps to establish by law a similar system of secret voting in any trades union?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: Is it not a matter for Government action, seeing that these bodies are organised with a view to influencing deliberately the policy of the country?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 2. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs on what grounds Philips Price was granted passports to reach Russia; whether he is a man with property in this country; and whether steps have been taken to ensure that none of this property is transferred to him in Russia by indirect means?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: Will the hon. Gentleman take steps to ensure that he has no control over his property in this country and that the Bolshevist Government do not reimburse him in Russia in order that his property may be used for propaganda in this country?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 4. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the Naval and Military Attachés at Madrid of our Allies have accepted Spanish decorations, while our own are not allowed to accept them; whether he is aware that the offer of the highest decoration for the Naval Attaché was refused over the telephone by an Embassy servant; whether there is a rule against our attachés accepting...
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: Will the hon. Gentleman look into the statements in the question if I give him the name of my authority, who is a distinguished writer in Madrid?
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...
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 6. asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether the Court of Inquiry which has just been held on the losses in the retreat from Antwerp was instructed to take into full consideration the responsibility of those who sent newly-formed forces in an untrained and unequipped state to face fully-trained German armies; and whether the present Secretary of State for War and the present...
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: Was not the evidence of the Secretary for War of great importance to the Court in view of the part he played in the matter?
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: 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: 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: 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?