Results 121–140 of 696 for speaker:Mr Arthur Ponsonby

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: Arcos Limited (Police Search). (16 May 1927)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: Would the right hon. Gentleman say whether this raid was timed by him to coincide with the Committee stage of the Trade Unions Bill?

Oral Answers to Questions — Egypt.: Parliamentary Crisis. (2 May 1927)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: 55. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the advice of the British High Commissioner was asked for in the Parliamentary crisis in Egypt; if so, what form that advice has taken; and whether he can give the House any information as to the present political situation in Egypt?

Oral Answers to Questions — Albania (Italo-Yugoslav Relations).: Sir a. Chamberlain's Statement. (2 May 1927)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: 56 and 61. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (1) whether the good offices of His Majesty's Government have been sought in the dispute between the Italian Government and the Government of Yugoslavia; and whether he has any information to give to this House on the subject; (2) whether the provisions of the Treaty of Tirana between Italy and Albania, or an outline of its...

Oral Answers to Questions — League of Nations.: Albania (Territorial Integrity). (6 Apr 1927)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: 25. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether, in view of the declaration signed at Paris on 9th November, 1921, by the Governments of the British Empire, France, Italy and Japan, with regard to the responsibility of the Council of the League of Nations for the territorial integrity of Albania, the question of the alleged dangers on the Albanian frontier will be referred to the...

Oral Answers to Questions — League of Nations.: Albania (Territorial Integrity). (6 Apr 1927)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: May I ask whether there is not reluctance on the part of the Powers to allow any question which concerns them to go before the League of Nations?

Oral Answers to Questions — China.: Nanking Outrages. (6 Apr 1927)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: 24. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether, in order to avoid precipitating a dangerous situation and further increasing the animosity which has arisen between the Cantonese Government and the Powers concerned in the incidents reported from Nanking, His Majesty's Government will invite the intervention of the League of Nations?

Oral Answers to Questions — League of Nations.: Disarmament Conference. (30 Mar 1927)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: 14. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs when he proposes to make a statement with regard to the Preparative Commission for the Disarmament Conference; and what opportunity will be given to this House for discussing the work of this Commission?

Oral Answers to Questions — China.: Albania. (30 Mar 1927)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: 15. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the Yugoslav Government has proposed a League of Nations' inquiry into the military preparations on the Albanian frontier?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Armour-Plate Plant. (30 Mar 1927)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: 24. asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether he has taken into consideration the large amount of public expenditure involved in assisting to maintain the five armour-plate manufacturing plants which are not now required, but will be required to resume certain classes of shipbuilding when the Washington Convention expires in 1931; and what steps he proposes to avoid this expenditure?

Oral Answers to Questions — League of Nations.: Yugoslavia and Italy. (23 Mar 1927)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: 11. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he has had any corfirmation from His Majesty's Minister at Belgrade of the military preparation;; in Yugoslavia of which the Italian Government have complained in their note to His Majesty's Government?

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Air Estimates, 1927. (17 Mar 1927)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: I beg to move, to leave out "33,000," and to insert, instead thereof, "1,000." I want to make it perfectly clear at the outset that I am speaking only for myself and am expressing only a personal point of view. It is one which is held by some other Members in my party, but on this occasion I in no way represent the Labour party officially. The Amendment, according to Parliamentary form, is in...

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Air Estimates, 1927. (17 Mar 1927)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: The hon. and gallant Member says suppose that criminals get charge of a nation. Well, in 1914–18, the criminals were pointed out to the people of Great Britain. The criminals were Ludendorff, Hindenburg, Bethmann-Hollweg and the Kaiser. Did we touch any of them? Not one! Bethmann-Hollweg has died since; Hindenburg is the President of the Republic of Germany; Ludendorff is alive, and the...

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Air Estimates, 1927. (17 Mar 1927)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: Nor were ours. Nobody attained any object. There was no victory; everybody lost the War. Let me take another instance. If—as I hope may never happen—I had a very severe quarrel with the right hon. Gentleman the Secretary of State for Air, such a severe quarrel that our passions were roused to an uncontrollable point, what I should do would be to say to the right hon. Gentleman "Come down...

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Air Estimates, 1927. (17 Mar 1927)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: I am perfectly certain that the right hon. Gentleman and myself are on such friendly terms that there is no likelihood of anything of that kind happening, but what I wanted to point out was the imbecility of this way of conducting warfare, as well as its increased brutality, and that the piling up of armaments in preparation for this kind of futile and cruel method of attempting to settle...

Oral Answers to Questions — League of Nations.: Saar Valley (International Police). (16 Mar 1927)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: 17. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he can inform this House of the precise nature of the agreement reached by the Council of the League of Nations with regard to the international railway police force for the Saar?

Oral Answers to Questions — League of Nations.: Armaments (Private Manufacture). (7 Mar 1927)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: 65 and 66. asked (1) the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether, in view of the evils which it is admitted in the covenant of the League of Nations are involved in the private manufacture of arms and ammunition, His Majesty's Government are prepared to lay before the League proposals for its total abolition; (2) what proposals His Majesty's Government has laid before the Committee of...

Oral Answers to Questions — League of Nations.: Institute of Pacific Relations. (7 Mar 1927)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: 64. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether His Majesty's Government are to be represented at the conference of the Pacific Institute, which is to meet at Honolulu this summer?

Oral Answers to Questions — League of Nations.: Institute of Pacific Relations. (7 Mar 1927)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: Will the Dominion of Australia be represented?

Oral Answers to Questions — League of Nations.: Permanent Mandates Commission (Questionnaire). (8 Dec 1926)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: 8. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether all replies by mandatory Powers concerning the list of questions on B and C mandates prepared by the Permanent Mandates Commission have been received and will be considered by the Council of the League of Nations during its present session; and whether he will issue as a White Paper the answer of the French Government and of the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Egypt.: British Policy. (24 Nov 1926)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: 3. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he has any statement to make to this House with regard to the policy now being pursued by His Majesty's Government in Egypt?


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