Results 161–180 of 696 for speaker:Mr Arthur Ponsonby

Oral Answers to Questions — Manufacture of Arms (Control). (5 May 1926)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: 2. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether, in consequence of the condemnation of the evils of the private manufacture of arms and munitions of war, which was drawn up by the temporary mixed Commission of the League of Nations in their Report, any initiative will be taken by His Majesty's Government to bring about a discussion of this question at the forthcoming preparatory...

Oral Answers to Questions — Rumania (Submarines). (5 May 1926)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: 4. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the sale by the French Government of a number of submarines to the Government of Rumania, being a contravention of the terms of Article 18 of the Washington Naval Convention of 1922, by which each of the contracting Powers undertakes not to dispose by gift, sale, or any mode of transfer of any vessel of war in such a manner that such...

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Guns and Rifles. (4 May 1926)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: 12. asked the Secretary of State for War whether the Army Ordnance Department have recently sold guns and rifles to any foreign Government; and, if so, what was the extent of the order and what payment was made?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: British Garrison at KŒNigstein.> (4 May 1926)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: 15. asked the Secretary of State for War whether any reduction has been made in the British garrison at KÅ“nigstein, in the Rhineland, or any special arrangements made in that town to remove all excuse for further complaint?

Oral Answers to Questions — Russia.: Relations with Great Britain. (3 May 1926)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: 30. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the attention of His Majesty's Government has been drawn to a speech made by M. Litvinoff, at the closing session of the Central Executive Committee of the Soviet Union at Moscow on 25th April, in which the acting People's Commissar for Foreign Affairs expressed the willingness of his Government to enter into negotiations with His...

Oral Answers to Questions — Abyssinia. (28 Apr 1926)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: 13. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the text of the exchange of Notes between His Majesty's Government and the Italian Government with regard to Abyssinia will be issued as a White Paper in order that this House may have full knowledge of these negotiations before the documents are registered with the League of Nations?

Oral Answers to Questions — League of Nations.: Arms Traffic Convention. (28 Apr 1926)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: 14. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the British ratification of the Arms Traffic Convention adopted in Geneva in 1925 is considered by His Majesty's Government to be conditional upon ratification by other States; if so, the adhesion of What other Governments is considered to be indispensable; what negotiations have been entered upon with these Governments; and whether...

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army of Occupation. (28 Apr 1926)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: 12. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the Rhineland High Commission has received any representations from the German Government with regard to the numbers and disposition of the British garrison now quartered in the Rhineland 's?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army of Occupation. (28 Apr 1926)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that in the small town of Konigstein the number of houses requisitioned for married troops is far in excess of what was required for the French troops?

Oral Answers to Questions — Rhineland (Allied Occupation). (21 Apr 1926)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: 7. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he is aware of the declaration signed by the late President Wilson, M. Clemenceau and the then Prime Minister of this country, on 16th June, 1919, that, if before the lapse of 15 years Germany had given proofs of her good will and satisfactory guarantees to assure the fulfilment of her obligations, the Allied and Associated Powers...

Oral Answers to Questions — Germany and Russia (Proposed Treaty). (21 Apr 1926)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: 19. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the views of His Majesty's Government on the proposed treaty between Germany and the Soviet Union have been communicated to the other signatories of the Locarno Treaties through the usual diplomatic channels; and whether this House will be informed as to what those views are?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Troops at Konigstein. (20 Apr 1926)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: 22. asked the Secretary of State for War how many British troops are now quartered at Konigstein, in the Rhineland; how many private houses have been requisitioned for their use; and whether any complaint has been made at a larger garrison than that of the French, whom they replace, being quartered on so small a town?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Troops at Konigstein. (20 Apr 1926)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: Is there any particular reason for a larger garrison occupying this small town than when the French were in occupation?

Adjournment (Easter).: Disarmament. (1 Apr 1926)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: I take advantage of this opportunity to raise the question of disarmament, which it is impossible to raise on any other occasion. When the Service Estimates come before the House, although expenditure on armaments can be discussed, the general and broad question of disarmament cannot properly be debated. It is a question of very great importance just now, and it is likely to be discussed in...

Adjournment (Easter).: Disarmament. (1 Apr 1926)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: Yes. I want to know whether the Conference will be held in public or whether it will be a private Conference, whether it will be held in public, whether the discussions will be public, whether reports will be issued to the public giving an account of what has taken place in the Conference, or whether we shall hear nothing at all about it till it is all over? One of the most important...

Adjournment (Easter).: Disarmament. (1 Apr 1926)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: Yes, but they got their arms from Koltchak and Denikin, who were supplied by us. An official of the League of Nations has lately been to China. He travelled in an international train which went right through the war area. He there found French and Italian officers in command of Chinese regiments on both sides. He found 200 brand new French aeroplanes, and a great quantity of munitions lately...

Adjournment (Easter).: Disarmament. (1 Apr 1926)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: May I ask whether we may know something about Dr. Nansen acting as intermediary, about which I put a question?

Adjournment (Easter).: Disarmament. (1 Apr 1926)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: This is very important indeed. Am I to understand that the Conference is going to be just simply a convening of representatives of the great nations to make definitions, and that no sort of proposal is going to be brought forward—simply an academic discussion of these definitions?

Oral Answers to Questions — Locarno Treaty (Dominion Views). (15 Mar 1926)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: 37. asked the Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs whether he has received from the Dominions replies as to their views regarding adhesion to the Locarno Treaty; and whether he has asked for or received their permission to publish the correspondence?

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Franco-Turkish Treaty. (15 Mar 1926)

Mr Arthur Ponsonby: 68. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the Secretary-General of the League of Nations has reported the registration, under Article 18 of the Covenant of the League, of the treaty recently concluded between France and Turkey; and whether this treaty will he published?


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