Results 421–440 of 501 for speaker:Mr Gordon Hall Caine

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Balance of Trade. (10 Nov 1936)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: asked the President of the Board of Trade whether, in view of the fact that an adverse visible balance of trade approximating to £350,000,000 may be expected for the current year, he has any information to show whether the other items making up the country's balance of payments will be sufficient to avert a deficit; and, if not, whether any action is contemplated to remedy the situation?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Denmark. (10 Nov 1936)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: asked the President of the Board of Trade what further progress has been made with the negotiations between his Department and the Danish trade delegation; and whether he can make any statement on the provision of home bacon and dairy produce as affected by any new trade agreement with Denmark?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Secretary of State for War. (16 Nov 1936)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: asked the Prime Minister whether, in view of the recent appointment of a Minister for the Coordination of Defence, he will now consider making arrangements to change the title of the Secretary of State for War with a view to indicating that the responsibilities of the latter are limited to the control of His Majesty's Army, and to do away with the unfavourable impression which is created in...

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Spain. (7 Dec 1936)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: asked the Secretary of State for War, where the military attaché and the assistant military attaché to the British Embassy in Spain are now; whether instructions have been given to them to obtain all possible data with regard to present methods of warfare being carried on in Spain; and whether he has any information as to what instructions have been given to the military attachés of the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Parking Regulations, West End of London. (7 Dec 1936)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: asked the Minister of Transport whether he is aware that the parking regulations for cars in St. James's Square and other parts of the West End forbid owners to leave their cars in the parking places for more than two hours continuously; and whether, as it is impossible for owners to comply with this provision when leaving their cars to attend theatres in the evenings, he will arrange to...

Orders of the Day — Public Order Bill: Clause 1. — (Prohibition of uniforms in connection with political objects.) (7 Dec 1936)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: I beg to move, in page 1, line 8, after "signifying," to insert "his." This is a very short Amendment and I shall deal with it very shortly, though it covers a very important point. The Clause as it stands might do a considerable amount of injustice to an honourable profession. The position is that if an actor who follows his ordinary calling were called upon to play a part in a stage play,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Mercantile Marine.: Films (Departmental Committee's Recommendations). (8 Dec 1936)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: asked the President of the Board of Trade whether any decision has yet been reached as to the steps which it is is intended to take to supplement the report of the Departmental Committee upon the Cinematograph Films Act; and whether any legislation will be introduced during the current Session

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: ACCIDENTS, No. 102 SQUADRON. (16 Dec 1936)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: asked the Under-Secretary of State for Air whether he can state the causes of the fatal accidents to Royal Air Force machines on Saturday, 12th December, and why only one of the seven machines flying from Northern Ireland to Yorkshire reached its destination safely; whether these accidents were in any way due to the formation of ice on the wings of the machines concerned; and for what reason...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Hyde Park Corner and Victoria. (16 Dec 1936)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: asked the Minister of Transport what is the exact nature of the scheme which he now has under consideration to provide by-passes for the relief of traffic at Hyde Park Corner and Victoria?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Roadside Trees. (16 Dec 1936)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: asked the Minister of Transport whether he will take steps to encourage highway authorities who have not already planted trees alongside the roads under their control to make a special effort to do so in connection with the Coronation; and whether he will advise such authorities to plant fruit trees along the roads wherever practicable?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Poultry Industry. (25 Jan 1937)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he is aware of the grave anxiety with which the poultry farmers and smallholders of the country view the present outlook of the egg and poultry industry; and whether, in view of the fact that feeding costs were at least 30 per cent, higher and imports of foreign eggs much heavier in 1936 than in 1935, and egg prices for January were at the lowest...

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Poultry Industry. (25 Jan 1937)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: asked the Minister of Agriculture whether his attention has been called to the recently announced discovery by the university of British Columbia of a cure for neuro-lymphomatosis, which caused a loss of £4,000,000 to the poultry industry in Great Britain last year; and whether any action is to be taken in the matter?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Farming Returns. (25 Jan 1937)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: asked the Minister of Agriculture whether, in view of the increasing amount of clerical work involved for farmers as the result of the recent increases in returns and the introduction of the various marketing schemes, he will consider the desirability of introducing a scheme to place at the disposal of farmers, either gratis or at specially reduced rates, the services of experienced...

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Entertainments Duty. (26 Jan 1937)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will consider the possibility of arranging for the temporary abolition of Entertainments Duty on all forms of living entertainment during the Coronation week, so as to encourage the maximum amount of employment in such entertainments during that period?

Oral Answers to Questions — Afforestation.: Wages. (26 Jan 1937)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: asked the hon. and gallant Member for Rye, as representing the Forestry Commissioners, what wages are paid in the different counties where the operations of the commission are carried on?

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Coronation Stamps. (26 Jan 1937)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: asked the Postmaster-General whether, in view of the fact that the Crown agents for the Colonies have issued full details of the various series of Coronation stamps now in the course of preparation, he can make any statement regarding the issue of Coronation stamps for the British Isles?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Horse-Breeding. (28 Jan 1937)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether, in view of the increased surplus of totalisator funds recently disclosed, it will be possible during the current year to make increased grants for British horse-breeding; and, if so, to what extent?

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: The Coronation. (28 Jan 1937)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: asked the Lord President of the Council whether arrange ments will be made in connection with the allocation of seats for the Coronation procession to provide adequate accommodation in the vicinity of the Palace of Westminster for Members of Parliament and their families, and for as many as possible of the permanent staff of both Houses of Parliament and other persons who work therein,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Cinematograph Industry. (2 Feb 1937)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: asked the President of the Board of Trade when it is intended to introduce legislation to implement the findings of the Moyne Committee on the cinematograph industry in this country; and whether he can give an assurance that such legislation will be of a nature that will lead to the better protection of the British film industry?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Cinematograph Industry. (2 Feb 1937)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: Does my hon. Friend realise that this industry is in a very serious position, and will he give it notice that unless they come to some decision shortly the Government will take action on their own account?


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