Results 101–120 of 1207 for speaker:Mr Bertram Falle

Horticultural Products (Emergency Customs Duties) Act, 1931. (5 Feb 1932)

Mr Bertram Falle: If the hon. Gentleman opposite wishes to know all that there is to be known about this matter it is open to him to investigate it, but what I have stated is a fact and after all Facts are chiels that winna ding. Hon. Members opposite hold that import duties must necessarily increase the price of food, but perhaps after what I have stated they will modify their opinion, because there are two...

Clause 1. — (Power of Minister to apply Act.) (8 Dec 1931)

Mr Bertram Falle: If the great Dominions and other dependencies are not excepted why should the Channel Islands be?

Clause 1. — (Power of Minister to apply Act.) (8 Dec 1931)

Mr Bertram Falle: I should like to correct one or two statements made by the hon. Member for Don Valley (Mr. T. Williams), doubtless in all good faith, but in which he is mistaken. He referred to potatoes from the Norman Islands at 100 a pound. As a matter of fact, such potatoes are not imported in any considerable quantity, but are sent here by parcels post. They are grown under glass and there is no earthly...

Clause 1. — (Power of Minister to apply Act.) (8 Dec 1931)

Mr Bertram Falle: I wish to point out to the hon. Member the fact that in regard to the potatoes to which he has referred as corning from the Norman Islands, it is not a question of tons. As I say they are sent here by parcels post in a form which is a speciality of the Islands. They are sent by those growers whose farms never exceed 25 acres who have the wisdom to grow them under glass and there is nothing to...

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign Loans. (23 Nov 1931)

Mr Bertram Falle: 22. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he is aware that the Chilean Government has suspended foreign remittances in order to maintain their currency; that their obligations for sinking fund and interest payments due to British holders of Chilean Government securities are not in Chilean currency but in pound sterling; and will he therefore make representations to the...

Oral Answers to Questions — China.: Death of MR. John Thorburn. (23 Nov 1931)

Mr Bertram Falle: 26. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs if he will furnish this House with the text of the final reply of the Chinese Government to the representations of His Majesty's Government in the matter of the death of Mr. John Thorburn; and if he will press for an identification of the burial place of the remains of Mr. Thorburn?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Royal Marine Police Force. (18 Nov 1931)

Mr Bertram Falle: 12. asked the First Lord of the Admiralty if he will extend to Royal Navy petty officers and men the opportunity of serving as police in His Majesty's dockyards and Government establishments?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance.: Beer Duty. (17 Nov 1931)

Mr Bertram Falle: 49. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware that the output of beer of a large brewery in the South of England has decreased by 22½ per cent. for the month of October, 1931, compared with October, 1930, and that with the increased duty-charge of 31s. per barrel there was a net decrease in Beer Duty paid for October, 1931, by this brewery of nearly £700 compared with...

Oral Answers to Questions — Chile (British Investors). (16 Nov 1931)

Mr Bertram Falle: 9. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs if he will represent to the Chilean Government that steps should be taken to terminate without further delay the default to British holders of Chilean securities of the obligations in respect of sinking funds and interest payments?

Oral Answers to Questions — China (Death of MR. John Thorburn). (16 Nov 1931)

Mr Bertram Falle: 12. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs if any attempt will be made to discover the grave and remains of Mr. John Thorburn so that a Christian ceremony may be read over such remains and last honours rendered; and if compensation will be paid by the Chinese Government to the family of Mr. Thorburn, and to what amount?

Oral Answers to Questions — China (Death of MR. John Thorburn). (16 Nov 1931)

Mr Bertram Falle: Is my hon. Friend aware that the country is not satisfied in this matter! Is he aware that Mr. Thornburn's body has not been found, that his bones which were stated to have been burned, not destroyed, have not been found, and that some people are of opinion that if a dog had been killed in this country more interest and energy would have been displayed?

Orders of the Day — King's Speech.: Debate on the Address. (13 Nov 1931)

Mr Bertram Falle: Is it not usual before attacking a right hon. or hon. Member to give notice to that right hon. or hon. Member of such attack?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Gallery (Lighting). (12 Nov 1931)

Mr Bertram Falle: 44. asked the First Commissioner of Works whether he will install suitable artificial light for use during the day to remedy the defects in the lighting of the rooms added last year to the National Gallery for displaying paintings by early Italian masters?

Orders of the Day — National Economy Bill.: Clause 1. — (Power to make Orders Council for effecting certain economies.) (22 Sep 1931)

Mr Bertram Falle: The 10 per cent. cut does not affect ratings who came in after 1925?

Orders of the Day — National Economy Bill.: Clause 1. — (Power to make Orders Council for effecting certain economies.) (22 Sep 1931)

Mr Bertram Falle: There was a slight ambiguity in your answer yesterday, and that is why I ask.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance.: Proposed Cuts (Reductions). (21 Sep 1931)

Mr Bertram Falle: Will the right hon. Gentleman make it quite clear, as to classes, that the only classes in the Navy affected are those who engaged before October, 1925, and not those who engaged after that date?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance.: Naval Rates of Pay (Atlantic Fleet). (16 Sep 1931)

Mr Bertram Falle: Can the right hon. Gentleman assure me that any change in the incidence of pay can be arranged without the consent of this House, or is it necessary for this House to authorise them?

Oral Answers to Questions — Westminster Palace Yard (Hoardings). (6 Jul 1931)

Mr Bertram Falle: Will the right hon. Gentleman say under what authority he has built this construction?

Oral Answers to Questions — Westminster Palace Yard (Hoardings). (6 Jul 1931)

Mr Bertram Falle: Will the right hon. Gentleman say under what authority he has acted?


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