Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 69. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what would be the approximate annual cost of remitting the entertainments duty upon dramatic, variety and musical performances in this country; and by what amount this cost is exceeded by the increase, over the past 10 years, of revenue from mechanised entertainment such as wireless and cinemas?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 47. asked the Prime Minister whether the working of quotas has been under investigation by the Government; and whether it is anticipated that there will be any change of policy in this connection in the near future?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 24. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will arrange for separate statistics to be kept of the imports into this country during the present month and the following two months of all badges, medals, emblems, and souvenirs for sale in con- nection with the celebration of His Majesty's Silver Jubilee; and whether he will also have prepared for circulation a list of those...
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 35. asked the Home Secretary whether, in view of his letters to magistrates exhorting them to enforce the speed limit by penalties, he can state whether he has sent any letter in the last four years to magistrates in general calling their attention to the need for enforcing the ordinary laws as regards motorists; and when such communication was issued?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 34. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether his attention has been called to the fact that a contract has been secured by the Red Star Line with General Motors, Limited, for the carriage of over 60,000 motor vehicles to Europe from the United States of America during the current year; whether he is aware that a large proportion of this export to the value of over £10,000,000 will be...
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 47. asked the Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department whether his Department has put forward any requests for an increase in the annual grant now devoted to popularising tourist travel in this country; and, if so, whether he can state the date on which such request was made and the Government decision?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 44. asked the Minister of Pensions whether, in view of the number of ex-service men who are still dissatisfied with their pensionable assessment, he will arrange for more frequent re-boarding of these men so that, even if it is not possible to give effect to their views, it may be possible to allay the sense of grievance now felt by them?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 6. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what treaties affecting this country have, within the last 50 years, been denounced by unilateral action; and the circumstances of each case?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 7. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the action of the German Government in denouncing the Versailles Treaty affects, or is intended to affect, any provisions other than those relating to fighting forces; and, if so, whether he can state what these aspects are?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 8. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the nations which have retired from the League of Nations continue to exercise any mandate which they originally held from the League of Nations?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 14. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he has yet any information as to whether it has been found possible to balance the budget of Kenya Colony for the coming financial year; and whether he is in a position to make any statement with regard to the general financial position of that colony?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 34. asked the Minister of Transport whether previous driving experience or holding of a driving licence in a British Dominion or Colony will enable future applicants for a motor driving licence to obtain such licence without passing the new official driving test?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 26. asked the Minister of Health whether he can give the number of shopkeepers who have hitherto been dispossessed in this country under clearance schemes; and whether any local authorities operating such schemes have offered compensation to such shopkeepers either by way of cash payment or by the provision of suitable alternative shop accommodation at appropriate rents?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 12. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he can now make any further statement with regard to the views of the various Colonies upon the recommendations contained in the recent report on leave and passage conditions in the colonial service; and whether he can indicate what reforms are to be introduced to implement such report?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 21. asked the Minister of Transport whether he will ascertain from the Middlesex County Council what approximate proportion of the grants made by his Department in respect of the maintenance of the Great West Road has been spent in rendering the grass margins thereto ornamental and therefore unavailable for pedestrians and riders; and whether in future he will not allow Road Fund grants to be...
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 3. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether any steps and, if so, of what nature, have been taken by his Department to give effect to the desire of the Persian authorities that Persia should henceforward be known officially as Iran?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 23. asked the Postmaster-General what is the number of licences which have been issued up to the present time for radio sets on motor cars?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 24. asked the Postmaster-General whether, with a view to improving the existing standards of telephonic reliability and providing some compensation to subscribers in the event of unsatisfactory service, he will consider the introduction of a system whereby a suitable rebate is given for each occasion on which the telephone of a subscriber is out of order and proves to be unavailable for use...
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 25. asked the Postmaster-General how many tobacco, confectionery, and other shops in the United Kingdom are now in possession of licences enabling them to sell stamps; and whether, in view of the few shops which find it worth while to take advantage of such licences under present conditions and the inconvenience to the public which arises through insufficient facilities for the purchase of...
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 16. asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Education the number of children who are now being supplied with milk at the reduced price of one halfpenny per bottle of one-third pint; and how many local authorities have taken advantage of this supply of cheap milk?