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?
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?
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?
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?
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?
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?
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...
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...
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?
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?
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?
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?
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?
Colonel Sir Walter De Frece: 9. asked the Under-Secretary of State for India whether he will consider the desirability of publishing a précis of the causes and aims of the subversive propaganda in India which has entailed the introduction of public safety measures?
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?
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?
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?
Colonel Sir Walter De Frece: Are there any other restrictions?
Colonel Sir Walter De Frece: I want a list.
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?