Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 68. asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury under what conditions the King's Plates, to be run for in Ireland at an annual cost of £1,563 were originally given; and whether he will reconsider the desirability of putting an end to this annual charge now borne by the Treasury?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: asked the Minister of Health what arrangements will be made when the authorities begin to enter and measure up the floor space of all working-class houses in the country for those entrusted with this task to have identifiable badges, so that it will not be possible for thefts or dishonest investigations to be carried out under the guise of public work?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 35. asked the Min ister of Agriculture whether his attention has been called to the fact that Flemish draught horses are being sold in this country in substantial quantities; what proportion of the 3, 163 horses imported during the first four months of this year as accounted for by draught horses; what is the present amount of grant accorded by his Department to the breed ing of heavy horses...
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 7. asked the Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs whether he is yet in a position to indicate what progress has been made with the conversations between the British Government and representatives of the Dominion Governments as to the shipment of meat to this country?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 50. asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury the names of the entertainments which have been approved as educational by his Department during the current year and in respect of which the promoters have been allowed exemption from Entertainments Duty under the Finance Act, 1916?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 51. asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury when the arrangements will be complete to enable the travel vouchers issued to Members of Parliament to be available for air transport; and whether such applicability will be general or restricted to particular journeys or journeys beyond a certain distance?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 51. asked the President of the Board of Trade to what extent Denmark has reduced import licences for British manufactured goods during the current year; whether he has received any complaints with regard to this matter from British manufacturers; and whether he will take any action in the matter, in view of the terms of the Danish trade agreement with this country?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 38. asked the Minister of Agriculture what action he proposes to take with regard to the new scheme submitted to him for the setting up of a bacon development board which would control the entire production of bacon in this country?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 40. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will state the names of the 25 persons who were successful in the draw for the 25 gold £50 pieces struck by the Royal Mint in connection with the Jubilee; and what is the objection to striking a further quantity of these coins in view of the demand?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 41. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether, with a view to facilitating matters for amateur dramatic societies, he will have drawn up a list of plays and operas which have been held during the past five years by his Department to be wholly or partly educational, and on admission to performances of which accordingly Entertainments Duty has not been charged?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: asked the Minister of Transport what was the approximate total expenditure on roads in Great Britain during 1934; and what proportion of this was provided from the Road Fund?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 58. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether, with a view to facilitating matters for amateur dramatic and operatic societies, he will consider drawing up a list of plays and operas which are held by his Department to be wholly or partly educational, and on admission to performances of which entertainment duty is accordingly not chargeable under the Finance Act of 1916, provided that...
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 16. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether arrangements have yet been made for the release of Mr. Desmond Parsons, who was recently arrested in the province of Kansu, China?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 18. asked the Minister of Transport to which highway authorities he has addressed communications suggesting that areas of road under their control have been unnecessarily subjected to the 30 miles per hour speed limit; and in which of such cases de-restriction has now taken place?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 12. asked the President of the Board of Trade to what extent quotas have recently been imposed on foreign imports into the Dutch East Indies; what proportion has been secured for British imports; and whether, in view of the fact that the adverse balance of trade between Britain and the Dutch East Indies amounts to £3,250,000 in 1934, he is satisfied that an adequate proportion has been...
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 11. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he is now in a position to make any further statement with regard to the developments which have followed the memorandum sent to the Government of Lithuania on the subject of Memel, of which Great Britain was a joint signatory?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 17. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether any steps are being taken to endeavour to arrive at an agreement between Belgium and this country on the same lines as the undertaking given by Belgium to France with regard to the danger of increased Belgian exports resulting from the devaluation of the belga?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 32. asked the Minister of Pensions what are the principal arrangements which have been made for the entertainment of disabled ex-service men during Jubilee week; and whether steps have been taken by his Department to encourage those who are able to assist in this direction to provide special facilities on this occasion?
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 43. asked the Minister of Transport whether he is aware that riders have been forbidden to use the grass margins along the Great West Road in the county of Middlesex and along considerable stretches of road in the vicinity of Manchester and Leeds; and that powers have recently been obtained by the corporations of Wigan, Doncaster, Sunderland, Birmingham, Weston-super-Mare, and others to...
Mr Gordon Hall Caine: 59. asked the Minister of Health whether he has ascertained from the principal seaside resorts to what extent crowded conditions are unavoidable during the peak holiday periods of the year in their towns; whether it will be possible for them to adhere to the standards laid down in the Housing Bill without turning away large numbers of visitors; and, if not, whether he will arrange to obtain...