Results 3641–3647 of 3647 for speaker:Mr Frederick Pethick-Lawrence

Oral Answers to Questions — India: Capital Issues (Control) (31 May 1945)

Mr Frederick Pethick-Lawrence: Will the Leader of the House answer the point that I put about giving time to the House to discuss the matter?

Orders of the Day — FINANCE (No. 2) BILL (4 Jun 1945)

Mr Frederick Pethick-Lawrence: I do not anticipate that the wish expressed in the last few words of the Chancellor of the Exchequer's statement will be frustrated. It is in no one's interest to hold up the Finance Bill of the year, and in view of the early Dissolution I feel sure we shall all be willing to carry the Bill through all its stages in this House, and I have no doubt that in another place the Bill will receive...

Orders of the Day — Income Tax Bill (4 Jun 1945)

Mr Frederick Pethick-Lawrence: I am very glad that in the massacre of the innocents this ewe lamb has escaped the general slaughter. I think that the Chancellor's concessions, which will not probably cost a great deal in terms of to-day's figures, will be of some benefit to the further enlargement of industry. I hope they will have a substantial effect in that direction. We shall watch the results with anticipation. We on...

Civil Estimates, 1945: Family Allowances Bill (11 Jun 1945)

Mr Frederick Pethick-Lawrence: I have read the two new Clauses on the Order Paper with a great deal of care, and I have listened to the explanation which the right hon. Gentleman has given, and I am sure that he will agree that this is an exceedingly difficult and complicated subject. Clause 13, with which the main change is principally concerned, was dealt with pretty fully by the House in Committee, and on all sides...

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Capital Issues Control (Limit) (12 Jun 1945)

Mr Frederick Pethick-Lawrence: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether, in view of the raising of the limit from £10,000 to £50,000 of the amount free from control by the Capital Issues Committee, he will consult with the Industrial and Commercial Corporation with a view to ensuring that loans below £50,000 should only be provided by it when the objects of the firm or company seeking the accommodation accord with...

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Capital Issues Control (Limit) (12 Jun 1945)

Mr Frederick Pethick-Lawrence: Does not the Chancellor of the Exchequer recollect that when I asked that these financial corporations should exercise hot merely financial considerations but also national considerations he told me that I need not trouble about that because it would be attended to by the Capital Issues Committee? Now he has abrogated it by increasing the limit from £10,000 to £50,000. It makes a...

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Capital Issues Control (Limit) (12 Jun 1945)

Mr Frederick Pethick-Lawrence: Are they allowed to take a public-spirited view? Are they not constrained to take merely a financial view?


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