Captain Hon. Michael Knatchbull: 35. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what revenue would be derived from a tax of half-a-crown on all bicycles in use in Great Britain; and whether the expenses of collecting such a tax would be such as to absorb any appreciable part of the proceeds?
Captain Hon. Michael Knatchbull: 27. asked the Minister of Agriculture if he can now snake a statement as to the inclusion of additional products under national mark schemes?
Captain Hon. Michael Knatchbull: In rising to address the House for the first time, may I plead for that indulgence which the House always most generously gives to those who are undergoing that ordeal. To be perfectly frank, I admit that my feelings at this moment bear a remarkable resemblance to those which I experienced on my first passenger flight in an aeroplane, in 1912, just 20 years ago. As this is a very technical...
Captain Hon. Michael Knatchbull: 67. asked the Minister of Agriculture whether, in view of the fact that when the par value of tithe was fixed under the Act of 1836 the basis was wheat at 56s. a quarter, and that the Government now proposes to regard 45s. a quarter as a fair price to the wheat-grower, the Government will consider proposals to reduce the amount of tithe payable in a similar proportion to the above?
Captain Hon. Michael Knatchbull: 74. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will state the quantity of foreign hops imported into this country during the month of November, 1931, up to the last available date, and the corresponding figure for the same period in 1930?
Captain Hon. Michael Knatchbull: 34. asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he will arrange for a further conference of tithe owners and tithe payers with a view to bringing about a settlement between the conflicting interests concerned?
Captain Hon. Michael Knatchbull: 39. asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he is prepared to take steps to prevent a recurrence of last year's conditions in the soft-fruit industry in Kent, whereby a large proportion of the crop was unable to command a price high enough to cover the cost of picking on account of the market being prematurely flooded with the corresponding foreign produce?