Results 101–120 of 501 for speaker:Mr Gordon Hall Caine

Oral Answers to Questions — Broadcasting. (9 Apr 1936)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: asked the Postmaster-General whether Post Office engineers engaged in dealing with cases of interference with broadcast reception in this country are empowered to take or recommend action for the prevention of interference with the reception of foreign programmes as well as interference with the reception of British programmes; and what is the present number of such engineers employed and the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Broadcasting. (8 Apr 1936)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: asked the Postmaster-General what is the present annual expenditure by his Department on the prevention of interference with wireless broadcasting reception in Great Britain; and whether he has considered the possibility of reducing this expenditure by introducing legislation or obtaining a legal decision to the effect that such interference can be compulsorily prevented?

Oral Answers to Questions — Broadcasting (Committee's Report). (31 Mar 1936)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: asked the Prime Minister whether, in view of the fact that the charter of the British Broadcasting Corporation expires at the end of this year and the desirability of enabling the corporation to make arrangements for future developments at the earliest possible date, he will arrange to issue, if possible before Easter, a White Paper indicating to what extent the Government intend to adopt...

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: Rations. (25 Mar 1936)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: asked the Under-Secretary of State for Air whether he is aware of the dissatisfaction among many Air Force mechanics over the food supplied; and how the ration allowance of about 9d. per day is expended?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: Pay. (25 Mar 1936)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: asked the Under-Secretary of State for Air the difference between the wages of Grade II tradesmen who have done eight months training at Uxbridge and 18 months service at, Henlow, and the wages of those similar employés who have had three years at Halton, about two to three years in a squadron, and then 12 months on their course?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: Pay. (25 Mar 1936)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: asked the Under-Secretary of State for Air whether he is aware that leading aircraftmen who have passed a trade test receive only 38s. 6d. per week, and owing to the slowness of movement have small opportunity of being promoted for six or seven years or more; and whether, to retain and engage good men, it is possible, especially in these days of increased expenditure on the Air Force, to...

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: Pay. (25 Mar 1936)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: Does the right hon. Gentleman think that this is sufficient pay for these men after the number of years they have served, or that it will attract other men into the Service?

Oral Answers to Questions — Broadcasting.: Ullswater Committee's Report. (16 Mar 1936)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: asked the Postmaster-General whether he can now make any statement on the Ullswater Broadcasting Report and the policy of the Government in relation to its recommendations?

Oral Answers to Questions — Broadcasting.: Ullswater Committee's Report. (16 Mar 1936)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: Will an opportunity be given to debate the whole question before the new charter is put into force?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Trade Negotiations. (10 Mar 1936)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: asked the President of the Board of Trade with which countries it is anticipated that trade negotiations will take place during 1936; and which are the remaining countries with which no trade negotiations have taken place since 1931?

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments.: Pensioners (Re-Employment). (10 Mar 1936)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury to what extent pensioned individuals when employed in the Civil Service have their pensions deducted from their wages; whether such deduction applies in the case of pensions in respect of the Army, Navy, Air Force or police; and what is the reason for differentiation in this matter?

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Stamp Machines. (9 Mar 1936)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: asked the Postmaster-General whether it would be practicable, in the case of any new stamp machines that are supplied for public use, to arrange that they can be operated with a shilling or a sixpence, as well as a penny or a halfpenny, in view of the difficulty in many cases of obtaining sufficient copper coinage on days when shops are closed and these machines are most in demand?

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Broadcasting (Ullswater Committee's Report). (9 Mar 1936)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: asked the Postmaster-General whether he is yet in a position to make any statement with regard to the report of the Ullswater Committee on Broadcasting?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Ex-Convicts. (5 Mar 1936)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: asked the Home Secretary to what extent the police authorities are instructed or authorised to watch those who have been in convict prisons and to warn their employers; and whether he is aware that this system reacts prejudicially on the prospects of those men obtaining permanent employment?

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Mexican Cigarettes (Duty). (5 Mar 1936)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury whether his attention has been called to the increasing sale in this country of Mexican reefer cigarettes made from a weed called mairjuana which acts as a drug; and whether any duty is charged on these cigarettes?

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: New Roads (Acreage). (5 Mar 1936)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: asked the Minister of Agriculture the estimated acreage of the country which has been absorbed by new roads since 1921?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: London Traffic. (4 Mar 1936)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: asked the Minister of Transport whether any steps have been taken to ascertain to what extent the congestion in London traffic is due to the inadequate provision of signposts and the bad placing of street names; and whether he proposes to take any action in this matter?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Debt Collection. (4 Mar 1936)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: asked the Attorney-General whether there is any reason why his Department cannot inquire from the registrars of the county courts as to the existence and employment of menacing letters by debt collectors, who have no right to use the forms of law; and what would be the cost of issuing such a circular letter and compiling from it the opinions sent in reply?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Debt Collection. (4 Mar 1936)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: asked the Attorney-General whether any action to prohibit dunning letters which have the appearance of having been issued under the authority of the county court has been, or will be, taken under the criminal law, which has been recently strengthened for the purpose; and whether he will give the details?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Road Transport Facilities. (26 Feb 1936)

Mr Gordon Hall Caine: asked the Minister of Transport what complaints or deputations he has received complaining of the results of Sub-section (2) of Section 11 of the Road Traffic Act, 1933, so far as road transport operations are concerned; and whether he will consider introducing amending legislation in this respect?


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