Results 1–20 of 497 for speaker:Colonel Sir Walter De Frece

Oral Answers to Questions — League of Nations (Building, Geneva). (26 May 1930)

Colonel Sir Walter De Frece: 31. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs the reason for the delay in the commencement of the new League of Nations building at Geneva; and whether the management of this scheme is in the hands of a committee, and, if so, what committee?

Oral Answers to Questions — League of Nations (Building, Geneva). (26 May 1930)

Colonel Sir Walter De Frece: Has any money been paid over for the site, and, if so, does it come out of the funds of the League?

Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions (Seven Years' Limit). (26 May 1930)

Colonel Sir Walter De Frece: 39. asked the Minister of Pensions the number of cases in which claims by ex-service men applying outside the seven years' limit have been rejected, but in which there has been differing medical opinion; and whether the Ministry proposes to reconsider its attitude on the claim that the ex-service men concerned should have the right to take such cases to an independent Court for a final decision?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Russia (Export Credits). (26 May 1930)

Colonel Sir Walter De Frece: 41. asked the Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department the nature of the orders placed by the Soviet Government in this country in connection with which export credits have been provided by the British Government?

Oral Answers to Questions — Fire Brigade Displays. (25 Jul 1929)

Colonel Sir Walter De Frece: 33. asked the Home Secretary whether any police supervision, and, if so, what, is exercised in the Metropolitan police area over fire brigade displays which entail the destruction by fire of combustible structures?

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil List Pensions. (22 Jul 1929)

Colonel Sir Walter De Frece: 49. asked the Prime Minister whether, as the Civil List Pensions scheme was fixed when money had a different value than now, he will consider the appointment of a small select committee to consider whether the time has arrived to bring this whole system of awards more in accord with public wishes, both in respect of pension amounts and selection of applicants?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Trade Commissioners' Reports. (15 Jul 1929)

Colonel Sir Walter De Frece: 26. asked the Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department whether in view of the recommendations from time to time made by trade commissioners as to the possibility of improving trade in different parts of the Empire, he can state what steps are taken to bring to the notice of those branches of industry specially affected the advice which may be given by the commissioners; and whether he will...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Empire Cotton. (15 Jul 1929)

Colonel Sir Walter De Frece: 77. asked the Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies whether his attention has been called to the report of the Uganda Cotton Inquiry Commission recommending immediate legislation to fix a minimum price for the growers; whether he is aware that at present Empire cotton growing is suffering from a serious set-back owing to low prices; and whether, to make the Cabinet plans to stimulate...

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil List Pensions. (15 Jul 1929)

Colonel Sir Walter De Frece: 60. asked the Prime Minister if he will take into consideration an increase in the sum set aside for civil list pensions so as to permit an increase of the individual amounts granted to deserving men and women?

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments.: Royal Commission. (25 Apr 1929)

Colonel Sir Walter De Frece: 46. asked the Prime Minister whether, in order to avoid shelving the questions at issue for a long period, he proposes to expedite the proceedings of the Royal Commission which is to investigate the removal of the marriage bar and other matters concerning the Civil Service; and of what these other important questions consist?

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Artisan Dwellings. (23 Apr 1929)

Colonel Sir Walter De Frece: 44. asked the Minister of Health the three cheapest types of artisan dwellings which have received the subsidy in the last six months; the places of erection; and the details of expenditure, including the cost of land?

Oral Answers to Questions — Public Health.: International Sanitary Convention. (23 Apr 1929)

Colonel Sir Walter De Frece: 52. asked the Minister of Health whether there exists any international machinery, and, if so, of what nature, to enable the fullest prior exchange of views between the health authorities of different countries before, by any one country, a health or sanitary ordinance is issued against the subjects of another?

Oral Answers to Questions — Public Health.: Contributory Pensions Act. (23 Apr 1929)

Colonel Sir Walter De Frece: 43. asked the Minister of Health the number of children in whose cases the allowances, under the Widows', Orphans', and Old Age Contributory Pensions Act, have been extended from 14 to 16 under the condition that they attended school; and what proportion of the entire total of children with such allowances this number represents?

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Public Safety Ordinance. (22 Apr 1929)

Colonel Sir Walter De Frece: 9. asked the Under-Secretary of State for India whether he will consider the desirability of publishing a pr├ęcis of the causes and aims of the subversive propaganda in India which has entailed the introduction of public safety measures?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Empire Marketing Board. (22 Apr 1929)

Colonel Sir Walter De Frece: 24. asked the Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs if it is within the scope of the operations of the Empire Marketing Board to arrange public culinary displays of selected Empire and Home products which it is endeavouring to popularise; and, if so, what work is being done on these lines?

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Telephone Service (Rural Areas). (22 Apr 1929)

Colonel Sir Walter De Frece: 50. asked the Postmaster-General-when it will be possible to publish the list of rural stations and post offices which it is proposed to equip with telephone call-boxes under the new financial proposals of the Government; and whether opportunity will be offered to those places which are not included to urge their claims on the authorities?

Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants.: Defence of the Realm Regulations. (7 Feb 1929)

Colonel Sir Walter De Frece: 8. asked the Home Secretary if he will specify exactly what restrictions remain under the Defence of the Realm Act?

Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants.: Defence of the Realm Regulations. (7 Feb 1929)

Colonel Sir Walter De Frece: Are there any other restrictions?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance.: Unemployment Insurance. (7 Feb 1929)

Colonel Sir Walter De Frece: 52. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the cost to the Exchequer if unemployment benefit were made a national charge?


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