Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 32. asked the Home Secretary what is the present number of German domestic servants in this country; and what principles are adopted in granting permission to these foreign servants to enter and remain in this country?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 39. asked the Minister of Health whether, before approving any scheme for assistance under the new Housing Bill, he will first ensure that an investigation has been carried out by the local authorities in the areas into the means of those people now inhabiting subsidised houses therein?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 40. asked the Minister of Health whether, in any case in which he may approve a grant to a scheme prepared but not actually sanctioned before 7th December last, he will satisfy himself that the houses shall be occupied by the poorest class of the community, for whom they are intended?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 56. asked the Minister of Agriculture whether, as a result of the new opportunities available for farmers through the operation of tariffs, marketing schemes, and the Wheat; Act, and in view of the lower interest rates now obtaining, he will take steps to arrange for improved credit arrangements to be available to agriculturalists through the Agricultural Mortgage Corporation?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: I beg to move, "That the Bill be now read a Second time." I trust that the House will give me a few moments on this beautiful day to explain this Bill and to give it a Second Reading so that it may go to a Committee upstairs. To-day we have been treated to a real Scottish feast. We have been preventing bandits among solicitors and stopping bandits catching trout, and I think that it will be...
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 36. asked the Postmaster-General if his attention has been called to the fact that Russia is proposing to use a 500-kilowatt broadcasting station, whereas all the other European Powers at the Madrid Conference agreed to a maximum of 100 to 120 kilowatts; and whether Russia is a party to this agreement at Madrid?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 65. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether any intimation has been given to the French Government that Great Britain does not expect France to remit, on 15th June next, her debt instalment of 800,000,000 francs; and whether any such concession will be made conditional upon arrangements being made with the United States of America for the non-payment of the June instalment of the...
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 22. asked the Minister of Transport whether the Government have yet come to any conclusion with regard to the advisability of taking any action with regard to the report of the committee of investigation on the Severn barrage scheme?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 35. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he has now considered the memorandum submitted to him on behalf of the theatre managerial associations, showing that during 1932 Entertainments Duty paid amounted to £340,716, against total profits during the same period of £95,150, with the result that the payment of this duty resulted in a nett loss of £245,566 during the year; and...
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 36. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he is now in a position to make any statement with regard to the arrangements for raising a loan in this country to finance the construction of the Danish Falster bridge?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: Will my hon. Friend give an indication as to when he will be able to give an answer to the question?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 15. asked the Minister of Transport what is the estimated total capital value of the remaining toll roads and bridges in Great Britain; and whether he will consider taking steps to raise a loan for their purchase and ultimate freeing, the said loan to be liquidated by the revenue of the tolls purchased over a limited number of years?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 22. asked the Home Secretary whether he proposes to take action to implement the report of the Police Pay (New Entrants) Committee?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 54. asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury whether he is satisfied that adequate powers are possessed by the Customs and Excise Authorities to ensure that dutiable goods imported by the British subsidiaries of foreign companies are declared at their full value; and in how many cases evasion of duty has been discovered and attributed to this cause during the past 12 months?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 12. asked the Secretary of State for India whether arrangements have now been made for co-operation by the Indian Government in the commencement and maintenance of an air route from Great Britain to the Far East; and, if not, whether he can state what are the reasons for delay in this matter?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 47. asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Education whether his attention has been called to the acceptance by the Liverpool education committee of foreign tenders for matches and pencils; and whether he will address a circular to education committees with regard to their policy in these matters?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 1. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether his attention has been called to the attempts made by Communist agitators at Valparaiso to circulate revolutionary literature on board the British cruiser "Durban," while in that port; and whether he intends to bring this matter to the notice of the Chilean authorities with a view to action being taken?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 13. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether any estimate has been formed of the date when the Disarmament Conference is likely to be brought to a conclusion?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 53. asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury in what circumstances consent was given to the issue of the 4½ per cent. Danish loan on the 21st instant while the general restriction on foreign issues remains?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: Would it not be a good idea to let other foreign countries know that they can raise loans here on the same terms?