Results 1–20 of 1470 for speaker:Sir Nicholas Grattan-Doyle

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Defence Plans.: Storage. (19 Jul 1939)

Sir Nicholas Grattan-Doyle: asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster whether all plans have been completed for the inland storage of adequate reserves of imported food, grains, meat, and pastoral products to cover demand for an ox tended period, so that storage accommodation may not have to be arranged in a hurry and at the last moment should necessity arise?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Guiana. (21 Jun 1939)

Sir Nicholas Grattan-Doyle: asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies how many Governors of British Guiana have been appointed since 1918; and will he consider arranging that changes should be made less often so that Governors may avail themselves of opportunities for promoting the progress of the Colony?

Oral Answers to Questions — Palestine.: British Guiana. (14 Jun 1939)

Sir Nicholas Grattan-Doyle: asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether, in order to encourage the colonisation of British Guiana, he will cause an invitation under the auspices of the Crown Agents to be issued to the British investing public to form a joint stock enterprise designed to provide the capital required for developing the natural resources of the interior of British Guiana, under a trading charter...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Export Guarantees. (13 Jun 1939)

Sir Nicholas Grattan-Doyle: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will lay it down as a principle of national policy when granting, on political grounds, credits to friendly foreign countries, that the transactions should not be by way of monetary loans or bank credits, but by the use of the Export Guarantees Act, 1939; and will he, if necessary, extend suitably the amount of guarantees to be available beyond...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Export Guarantees. (13 Jun 1939)

Sir Nicholas Grattan-Doyle: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will, as a substitute for the flotation in London of loans to foreign borrowers while the loan market here is closed to such borrowers, make it more generally known to them that they can, by arrangements acceptable to British exporters, obtain on credit British productions by the facilities afforded under the Export Guarantees Act, 1939?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Minister's Visits, Foreign Capitals. (24 Apr 1939)

Sir Nicholas Grattan-Doyle: asked the Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department whether he found that there are openings in Finland for increasing the sale of British productions generally, and for engineering goods in particular; and whether he recommends that Anglo-Finnish trade should be developed by correspondence or by British representatives visiting at intervals or by the establishment of permanent residential...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Export Credits Guarantee Department. (24 Apr 1939)

Sir Nicholas Grattan-Doyle: asked the Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department whether he will consider opening a branch office of the Exports Guarantee Department in Newcastle-on-Tyne?

Oral Answers to Questions — West Coast of Africa (Defence). (4 Apr 1939)

Sir Nicholas Grattan-Doyle: asked the Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs whether, in view of the defenceless state of the West Coast of Africa, the Imperial Government is arranging to consult with the Government of South Africa about the desirability of converting Walvis Bay, one of the healthiest and safest harbours on that coast within the Empire, into a naval and air base, a development hoped for by Admiralty...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Argentina. (19 Dec 1938)

Sir Nicholas Grattan-Doyle: asked the Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department whether, in view of the helpful critical analysis of the reasons for our losing trade in Argentina shown in the last report of His Majesty's Commercial Counsellor in Buenos Aires, he will ask other British overseas representatives for annual reports similarly critical; and will he now ask representatives of British industries organised in...

Oral Answers to Questions — Police Forces, Provinces (Reserves). (8 Dec 1938)

Sir Nicholas Grattan-Doyle: asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what steps are being taken by chief constables of provincial police forces to bring reserves to strength; and whether these efforts are being coordinated or whether the terms offered are left to be framed separately for each force?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Road Safety Devices. (30 Nov 1938)

Sir Nicholas Grattan-Doyle: asked the Minister of Transport whether he has received any reports as to the value in the reduction of accidents of the use of coloured concrete traffic lines?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Officers' Emergency Reserve. (29 Nov 1938)

Sir Nicholas Grattan-Doyle: asked the. Secretary of State for War whether he can make any statement as to the progress of enrolment in the Officers' Emergency Reserve; and whether it is proposed to afford officers who have been accepted and allocated to a particular class of duty an opportunity of becoming acquainted with the duties which they will be called upon to undertake in the event of their mobilisation?

Oral Answers to Questions — Mercantile Marine.: Limited Liability Companies (Preference Stock). (22 Nov 1938)

Sir Nicholas Grattan-Doyle: asked the President of the Board of Trade whether his attention was drawn to the rejection of the proposal to infringe the rights of preference stockholders under the reorganisation of the Fine Cotton Spinners and Doublers Association; and, in view of the growing tendency to destroy the safeguards in contracts under which preference capital is raised. will he, when amending the Companies Act,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Germany.: Argentine Railways. (21 Nov 1938)

Sir Nicholas Grattan-Doyle: asked the Prime Minister whether, in view of the failure of the London boards of the Anglo-Argentine railway companies to earn more than 2¼ per cent. on £277,000,000 of railway capital, of which £144,000,000 has not been allowed to earn a dividend for some years past, he will propose to the Argentine Government that they should buy the Anglo-Argentine railways at a price of their cost to...

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Railway Receipts. (21 Nov 1938)

Sir Nicholas Grattan-Doyle: asked the Prime Minister whether his attention has been directed to the serious falling off in the revenue of the railway companies; and whether with a view to avoiding the consequences of continuous reduction of revenue, he will cause a Royal Commission to be appointed to ascertain the causes and to make recommendations for putting the railways upon a sound financial basis?

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Aviation.: Seasonal Workers. (17 May 1938)

Sir Nicholas Grattan-Doyle: asked the Minister of Health what local authorities have adopted the model by-laws issued by his Department for securing decent accommodation for hop-pickers and seasonal workers under the Public Health Act, 1936, Section 270?

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Aviation.: Offices Regulation. (17 May 1938)

Sir Nicholas Grattan-Doyle: asked the Minister of Health whether he has any information as to the plans of local authorities to exercise their powers under the Public Health Act, 1936, in respect of the conditions of offices in their areas?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Defence (Appeals to Civilians). (16 May 1938)

Sir Nicholas Grattan-Doyle: asked the Prime Minister whether his attention has been called to the appeals being issued by Government Departments and local authorities for volunteers to assist in various forms of Defence; and whether, in view of the multiplicity of appeals to civilians for this purpose, he will set up a central authority to co-ordinate such appeals and allocate the responses in order of priority and...

Oral Answers to Questions — Air-Raid Precautions. (12 May 1938)

Sir Nicholas Grattan-Doyle: asked the Home Secretary whether any decision has been arrived at respecting the rates of pay of volunteers for air-raid precautions services who would be employed whole-time in war; and, if so, whether he will cause the rates of pay to be given in the official leaflet issued by his Department on air-raid precautions?

Oral Answers to Questions — Air-Raid Precautions. (12 May 1938)

Sir Nicholas Grattan-Doyle: asked the Home Secretary what provision has been made for the payment of compensation to members of public air-raid precautions services injured during peace-time training?


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