Results 21–40 of 63 for speaker:Mr Ernest Pickering

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Ottawa Agreements (Australia). (11 Jul 1933)

Mr Ernest Pickering: 24. asked the Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs whether he is aware that the new Australian duties have not been reduced to any material degree in favour of this country, but that further duties have been imposed, notably 35 per cent. on English-made elastic fabric (up to one inch in width) in addition to the various existing charges of 52 per cent., making a duty of 92¾ per cent. in...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: Wyggeston Grammar School, Leicester. (1 Jun 1933)

Mr Ernest Pickering: 17. asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Education whether he is aware of the condition of the structures in which the 1,000 boys of the Wyggeston Grammar School, Leicester, are being educated; and whether he is willing to sanction the expenditure to provide these boys with the necessary school buildings which were promised several years ago?

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: Wyggeston Grammar School, Leicester. (1 Jun 1933)

Mr Ernest Pickering: Is not the hon. Gentleman aware that the present structure is a discarded old Army hospital, that it is ill-ventilated, that the health of the boys is suffering considerably, that parents are refusing to send their boys there during the winter time, and that the boys were persuaded to leave a decent school in order to make room for a further school and have been "sold" in this matter.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: Wyggeston Grammar School, Leicester. (1 Jun 1933)

Mr Ernest Pickering: Is the hon. Gentleman satisfied that they are suitable? Would he mind going there himself?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Canadian Tariff Board. (10 May 1933)

Mr Ernest Pickering: 28. asked the Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs if he has any information as to whether the Canadian Tariff Board has now been constituted; and whether appeals can now be heard?

Orders of the Day — Seditious and Blasphemous Teaching of Children Bill. (7 Apr 1933)

Mr Ernest Pickering: I beg to move to leave out the word "now," and, at the end of the Question, to add the words "upon this day six months." The Mover and Seconder of the Motion for the Second Reading of this Bill sought, as far as I could judge, to give the impression that what they were proposing was intended to deal with an entirely new situation and an entirely new problem. The words "Communism" and...

Orders of the Day — Seditious and Blasphemous Teaching of Children Bill. (7 Apr 1933)

Mr Ernest Pickering: No, I am not making that association myself, but it is an association which I know will very possibly be made by others.

Orders of the Day — Seditious and Blasphemous Teaching of Children Bill. (7 Apr 1933)

Mr Ernest Pickering: Yes, Socialism and Liberalism both have been associated with atheism by certain people in their day. I want to call attention to the fact that we are dealing here with a problem which is rather bigger than the question of whether Communism or patriotism shall be taught to our children. The question is, first, whether liberty of thought should prevail, and whether religion of any kind and...

Orders of the Day — Seditious and Blasphemous Teaching of Children Bill. (7 Apr 1933)

Mr Ernest Pickering: No, I grant the Noble Lady that point, but I say that at most picture houses and theatres there are to be seen things, passed by the Censor, which I think are most corrupting.

Orders of the Day — Seditious and Blasphemous Teaching of Children Bill. (7 Apr 1933)

Mr Ernest Pickering: I am referring to those which are passed for universal exhibition and which children can go to see. I think some of them are not only corrupting to the morals of children but also corrupting to their taste, which, to some, is almost a greater crime. Again, I would if I could have our children protected against a certain kind of blasphemy which if not mentioned by me will probably not be...

Orders of the Day — Seditious and Blasphemous Teaching of Children Bill. (7 Apr 1933)

Mr Ernest Pickering: I cordially thank the hon. Member. I say here is a certain kind of blasphemy we are asked to suppress, and I can suggest some blasphemy which, if I were in favour of prosecution for blasphemy—which I am not—I would wish to see suppressed. This Bill touches dangers to children which, to me, are compara- tively mild when compared with many dangers which children have to face. The motives...

Orders of the Day — Seditious and Blasphemous Teaching of Children Bill. (7 Apr 1933)

Mr Ernest Pickering: I admitted myself that Communists say that they are opposed to religion, but I gave evidence of what I saw at the tomb of Lenin in Moscow that whatever term is used Communism is a religion and is treated as a religion by the people there.

Orders of the Day — Seditious and Blasphemous Teaching of Children Bill. (7 Apr 1933)

Mr Ernest Pickering: What is the difference between a Presbyterian and a Protestant?

Orders of the Day — Seditious and Blasphemous Teaching of Children Bill. (7 Apr 1933)

Mr Ernest Pickering: Is the hon. Member hoping to get Hitlerism into this country by means of this Bill?

Orders of the Day — Seditious and Blasphemous Teaching of Children Bill. (7 Apr 1933)

Mr Ernest Pickering: I am suspicious and want to know how far it is intended to bring Hitlerism into this country.

Widespread Poverty. (8 Mar 1933)

Mr Ernest Pickering: I would like to pay my tribute to the remarkably fine speech of the hon. Member for Bridgeton (Mr. Maxton). As we listened to him we all felt certainly that he had a very great heart, great eloquence and great imagination. I speak because the hon. Member made reference to an Amendment which is on the Paper and to which my name is attached, and he pooh-poohed the idea of the need for an...

Widespread Poverty. (8 Mar 1933)

Mr Ernest Pickering: The point underlying our contention is, not that there is no poverty, but that the phrase "widespread poverty" scarcely describes it.

Orders of the Day — Supply. (27 Feb 1933)

Mr Ernest Pickering: Although we have been impatient regarding the action of the Government at Geneva, they have at last achieved something; they have at last come to us with a unanimous committee of 19, and the whole League unanimous. Although a great deal of the Debate has ranged round this question of the embargo, I, personally, do not think it is a matter of such great moment as many people represent it to...

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: New Factories (Foreign Firms). (16 Feb 1933)

Mr Ernest Pickering: 10. asked the Minister of Labour what number of British workers are now employed in the factories recently opened in Great Britain by foreign firms?


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