Mr Cyril Dumpleton: Is my right hon. Friend aware that a complaint of a similar occurrence to that mentioned in the Question has been made to me from my constituency and that, upon inquiry, I was informed that the canvasser in question was a representative from the Conservative Central Office? Has my. right hon. Friend any influence to ensure that Tory canvassers really look like Tories?
Mr Cyril Dumpleton: asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies (1) why the United Kingdom representative at the United Nations General Assembly, on 15th November last, voted against a resolution, which was passed by 49 votes to 1, endorsing the Trusteeship Committee's recommendations asking that the indigenous inhabitants of Trust Territories be given a greater participation in the economic life of the...
Mr Cyril Dumpleton: Is my hon. Friend aware that while the explanation he has now given will go some way towards allaying the concern that the full announcement of this vote in the United Nations Press release caused to many people in this country, there is a necessity for reaffirming that the policy of the Government is as in the terms put down in the Question? Also, will he use his influence with the Lord...
Mr Cyril Dumpleton: asked the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations whether the policy of the Government in regard to the possible transfer of the High Commission territories to the Union of South Africa, is still that stated by the then Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies in the House of Lords on 9th June, 1937, namely, that such transfer could only be effected with the full acquiescence of the...
Mr Cyril Dumpleton: Can my right hon. Friend say why it is not possible for him to go beyond that and, in accordance with the statement made on 9th June, give a pledge of consent as well as consultation?
Mr Cyril Dumpleton: Can my right hon. Friend say if he is in full consultation with the development corporation of Welwyn Garden City, as this airfield very much affects the development of that town?
Mr Cyril Dumpleton: asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if he will now appoint a commission to review all trade union legislation in Colonial territories and to make recommendations for revision and reform where such appears to be desirable.
Mr Cyril Dumpleton: Is my right hon. Friend satisfied that the various trade union ordinances in the Colonies are keeping pace with the practice in this country, and would it not be as well to have a complete review of trade union legislation?.
Mr Cyril Dumpleton: asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what is the composition of the Labour Board in British Honduras; and in what way organised workers are represented on the board.
Mr Cyril Dumpleton: Is my right hon. Friend aware that it is alleged that one of the trade union members is said to be representing a trade union that does not now exist?
Mr Cyril Dumpleton: asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies on what basis the cost-of-living index in British Honduras is calculated; and why the cost of clothing is not included.
Mr Cyril Dumpleton: Will my right hon. Friend look at this to make sure that the cost-of-living index really represents the cost of living, for there is a feeling in the territory that it does not?
Mr Cyril Dumpleton: Has expert psychological opinion been consulted as to whether this is a case of phobia; if not, why not; and will it be?
Mr Cyril Dumpleton: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs how many British subjects have entered claims for war losses in respect of property situated in the Russian zone of Germany; and what is the position as regards the settlement of such claims.
Mr Cyril Dumpleton: Is my right hon. Friend not aware that it would be even better and more popular if more intelligent attention had been paid to the typography; and will he consult experts, and have future booklets set in more suitable and better type?
Mr Cyril Dumpleton: In view of the widespread objections to increasing the speed limit, will my right hon. Friend undertake not to consent to the increase until this House has had an opportunity to discuss it?
Mr Cyril Dumpleton: asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will now take steps to increase the supply of babies' napkins to the home market.
Mr Cyril Dumpleton: Is my right hon. Friend aware that these articles are very essential and that many mothers, at least in my constituency, are finding it quite impossible to obtain them? Is he further aware that, so long as we have a Labour Government, there will be an increasing number of healthy users of these articles?
Mr Cyril Dumpleton: Is it not clear that the practice was begun and has been continued by the Conservative Party?
Mr Cyril Dumpleton: Is my right hon. Friend aware that his very prompt response to this Report has created a very favourable and helpful impression in the Gold Coast?