Mr Edgar Granville: 67. asked the Minister of Agriculture when he intends to make a statement of the Government's policy on agriculture?
Mr Edgar Granville: 71. asked the Minister of Transport if he is aware of the considerable damage to second-class tarred roads by traction engines travelling during the heat of the day; and whether he will consider means of preventing their use of such roads at that time?
Mr Edgar Granville: 48. asked the Prime Minister if he will grant a whole day for the discussion of the Government's promised agricultural policy at an early date?
Mr Edgar Granville: 73. asked the Minister of Agriculture if he intends appointing a committee of inquiry into the whole question of the payment of tithe?
Mr Edgar Granville: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that the working of the 1925 Act is causing acute distress among small arable farmers in East Anglia, and will he take steps to consider the lightening of their burden?
Mr Edgar Granville: 41. asked the Minister of Agriculture when the Government intends to introduce its agricultural proposals?
Mr Edgar Granville: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that there is a growing opinion in the House and in the country that the present Government, like the late Government, have no effective agricultural policy?
Mr Edgar Granville: As this is largely an experiment in marketing, will the right hon. Gentleman consider making a grant for an experiment in this industry?
Mr Edgar Granville: Will the right hon. Gentleman make a recommendation to the Empire Marketing Board to that effect?
Mr Edgar Granville: 55. asked the Under- Secretary of State for Air whether the members of the recent successful Schneider Cup team are being retained on high-speed flying or are being transferred back to their original or other units?
Mr Edgar Granville: 56. asked the Under-Secretary of State for Air what promotions have been granted to the members of the recent Schneider Cup team?
Mr Edgar Granville: 95. asked the Minister of Agriculture if he will now state when it is intended to introduce proposals to deal with the depression in arable farming?
Mr Edgar Granville: 14. (for Mr. HOREBELISHA) asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether, seeing that under A. F. O. 3049 of 1929, a scheme of retiring allowances and gratuities has been approved for officers of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary Service holding Board of Trade certificates and serving under Board of Trade agreements, he will consider the inclusion in the scheme of wireless telegraphy operators serving...
Mr Edgar Granville: 43. (for Viscount ELMLEY) asked the President of the Board of Trade the number of people who emigrated to Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa, respectively, during the year 1929; and how far emigration to these Dominions has been increasing during the last few years?
Mr Edgar Granville: I crave the indulgence which the House extends to an hon. Member making his maiden speech. I do not intend to follow the right hon. and gallant Member for Newcastle-under-Lyme (Colonel Wedgwood) in his excursion through South Africa and elsewhere, and his varied arguments. I have intervened because I represent a rural constituency and because I believe that we shall never successfully deal...
Mr Edgar Granville: Can the right hon. Gentleman say when he intends to extend unemployment insurance to the agricultural workers?
Mr Edgar Granville: 48. asked the Prime Minister if it is his intention to appoint to the unemployment committee a civil servant from the Ministry of Agriculture to represent the position of English and Welsh farming?
Mr Edgar Granville: Will the right hon. Gentleman give full publicity to that statement in the rural areas of the country?
Mr Edgar Granville: 67. asked the Minister of Agriculture the percentage of home-grown grain that has been used by the British milling industry for the years 1926, 1927, and 1928?
Mr Edgar Granville: 44. asked the Minister of Agriculture the estimated number of agricultural workers engaged directly upon sugar-beet crops for the year ended 1929?