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Adjournment Motions. ( 6 Oct 1931)

Lieut-Colonel Charles Howard-Bury: There are two pages of Motions for Returns and those Returns, when printed, will probably run into several hundred's of pages. Is there any means of opposing any of these Motions on the ground of economy? Many of them are not necessary and are only of academic interest to the House. I would mention, for instance, Motion's No. 8 and No. 9, relating to the number of hours of sittings and the...

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Disturbances, Kashmir. ( 5 Oct 1931)

Lieut-Colonel Charles Howard-Bury: 8. asked the Secretary of State for India whether he has any further information with regard to the situation in Kashmir; and whether an impartial inquiry is to be held with regard to the cause of the recent outbreaks and loss of life there?

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Disturbances, Kashmir. ( 5 Oct 1931)

Lieut-Colonel Charles Howard-Bury: Is my right hon. Friend aware that the situation there is very serious indeed? Will he not do his best to have an impartial inquiry into these cases?

Oral Answers to Questions — Russia.: Credits. ( 5 Oct 1931)

Lieut-Colonel Charles Howard-Bury: 17. asked the Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department whether, in view of the fact that the sterling credits of the Soviet Government established in this country for the purpose of financing purchases in the United States of America are now insufficient for the plumose in view of the depreciation of the value of sterling, he will make inquiries from the Soviet Government as to how they...

Oral Answers to Questions — Russia.: Credits. ( 5 Oct 1931)

Lieut-Colonel Charles Howard-Bury: Will the right hon. Gentleman say whether further credits are going to be allowed; and, failing satisfactory assurances, will he stop any further credits?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Statistics. ( 5 Oct 1931)

Lieut-Colonel Charles Howard-Bury: What was the increase during the period of office of the late Government?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance.: Parliamentary Debates (Official Report). (30 Sep 1931)

Lieut-Colonel Charles Howard-Bury: 41. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he can state the amount that would be saved in the costs of labour, stationery and printing if the plan was adopted of having a résumé report of Members' speeches instead of a full verbatim report of Members' speeches printed in the OFFICIAL REPORT?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance.: Parliamentary Debates (Official Report). (30 Sep 1931)

Lieut-Colonel Charles Howard-Bury: Would not the mere proposal cause economy by causing a reduction in the expenditure of gas?

Oral Answers to Questions — Police.: Women Police. (29 Sep 1931)

Lieut-Colonel Charles Howard-Bury: 22. asked the Home Secretary the total cost in respect of women police; whether it is proposed to increase their number; and what will be the cost of the increase?

Oral Answers to Questions — Police.: Women Police. (29 Sep 1931)

Lieut-Colonel Charles Howard-Bury: Can my hon. Friend not say whether in these days of economy this new and dainty luxury is quite unnecessary?

Oral Answers to Questions — Police.: Motor Police. (29 Sep 1931)

Lieut-Colonel Charles Howard-Bury: 23. asked the Home Secretary the total cost in respect of the motor police and the necessary cars and motor-cycles; and whether it is proposed to continue or to increase the existing motor police and at what cost?

Oral Answers to Questions — Police.: Motor Police. (29 Sep 1931)

Lieut-Colonel Charles Howard-Bury: In view of the need for economy, would it not be far better to employ these police catching burglars than in joy riding?

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Disturbanceis, Kashmir. (28 Sep 1931)

Lieut-Colonel Charles Howard-Bury: 3. asked the Secretary of State for India whether he has any information with regard to the riots in Kashmir on Wednesday, in which a number of Moslems were killed and wounded; and whether he will make representations to the Hindu Government of Kashmir urging them to abolish the penal laws against Moslems and thus remove the causes that have given rise to this and previous rioting, which has...

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Disturbanceis, Kashmir. (28 Sep 1931)

Lieut-Colonel Charles Howard-Bury: On that point of Order. May I be allowed to say that the question is perfectly accurate, seeing that Moslems get seven years' imprisonment if they kill a cow?

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Disturbanceis, Kashmir. (28 Sep 1931)

Lieut-Colonel Charles Howard-Bury: Will not the right hon. Gentleman have an impartial inquiry made, under the authority of the Viceroy, into the serious and longstanding grievances of the Kashmiri Moslems?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance.: Sterling (Realisation and Speculation). (28 Sep 1931)

Lieut-Colonel Charles Howard-Bury: 50. asked the Prime Minister whether the Government are taking any steps to prevent foreigners gambling in the pound sterling and forcing its value down in terms of foreign currencies?

Oral Answers to Questions — League of Nations.: Expenditure. (23 Sep 1931)

Lieut-Colonel Charles Howard-Bury: 3. asked the Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether, in view of the financial situation in all countries, it is proposed to cut down the expenditure and salaries of the secretariat of the League of Nations; and, if so, by how much?

Oral Answers to Questions — League of Nations.: Expenditure. (23 Sep 1931)

Lieut-Colonel Charles Howard-Bury: Can the hon. and gallant Gentleman say how much we shall gain by it?

Oral Answers to Questions — Palestine.: MR. Norman Bentwich. (23 Sep 1931)

Lieut-Colonel Charles Howard-Bury: 25. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies seeing that it is proposed to retire the Attorney-General of Palestine eight years before he has reached pensionable age and that in order to do this special regulations had to be made to entitle him to a pension, and in view of the need for world economy, whether he will reconsider this expenditure?

Oral Answers to Questions — Palestine.: MR. Norman Bentwich. (23 Sep 1931)

Lieut-Colonel Charles Howard-Bury: Is not this gentleman being retired on pension before his time?


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