Results 1101–1111 of 1111 for speaker:Mr Oliver Simmonds

Oral Answers to Questions — Aviation.: Flying Regulations. (23 Mar 1932)

Mr Oliver Simmonds: 17. asked the Under-Secretary of State for Air whether, in view of the difficulties that will be caused to operators of British civil aircraft by a reduction of the maximum permissible weight when operating at abnormal altitudes, he will give an assurance that any regulations in this matter will be on the basis of enlarged aerodromes and not of restrictive conditions with regard to the aircraft?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance.: Entertainments Duty. (22 Mar 1932)

Mr Oliver Simmonds: 54. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware that one of the conditions upon which certain educational entertainments are being exempted from Entertainments Duty is that no music, not even the national anthem, shall be played at them; and whether he will reconsider the matter and allow a limited amount of music at such entertainments?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance.: Entertainments Duty. (22 Mar 1932)

Mr Oliver Simmonds: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that the national anthem was specifically prohibited at one of these entertainments?

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Christmas Staff (Refreshments). (21 Mar 1932)

Mr Oliver Simmonds: 42. asked the Postmaster-General whether he is aware that serious physical exhaustion was suffered by a number of the temporary staff employed by the Post Office during the last Christmas season due to the discontinuance of the issue of light refreshments; and whether he will revise his instructions for the winter of 1932?

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Air Estimates, 1932. (15 Mar 1932)

Mr Oliver Simmonds: The hon. Member for Stroud (Mr. Perkins) has taken, I think, rather a narrow view in regard to the light aeroplane clubs. Those interested in these clubs never regarded them as a definite source for service pilots. I think these clubs are primarily means of promoting airmindedness in this country. Why do we want to promote airmindedness? Simply because in the past this country has been a...

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Sir Philip Sassoon's Statement. (10 Mar 1932)

Mr Oliver Simmonds: The moment when we open the throttle and embark upon our first solo flight is a landmark in the life of each one of us, and certainly no less a milestone is the occasion when, for the first time, we spread our Parliamentary wings and rise to address this House. As I engage in this venture, I thank the House for the assurance given to me by tradition that I shall fly in a calm atmosphere....

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: Long-Distance Flight. (17 Feb 1932)

Mr Oliver Simmonds: 38. asked the Under-Secretary of State for Air whether special care has been taken, and instructions issued, so that the recent announcement that the flight through Africa of the Royal Air Force long-range monoplane will start on Friday next, the 19th instant, shall in no way prejudice the discretion of the pilots as to the time and date of their departure?

Oral Answers to Questions — Aviation.: Persia. (10 Feb 1932)

Mr Oliver Simmonds: 37. asked the Under-Secretary of State for Air the present position with regard to the negotiations with the Persian Government for the continued passage of British civil aircraft over Persia; and whether he can make any statement upon alternative proposals in the event of the failure of the negotiations?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: Experimental Work. (10 Feb 1932)

Mr Oliver Simmonds: 36. asked the Under-Secretary of State for Air whether there is being retained in the Air Ministry a section, appropriately staffed for supervising and correlating such airship research as is proceeding and contemplated and for watching foreign developments; and, if so, what is the number of admini- strative and of technical staff thus employed?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Imports. (8 Dec 1931)

Mr Oliver Simmonds: 89. asked the President of the Board of Trade the comparative imports of- wire and wire products during recent weeks and during a similar period in 1930; and whether he will deal with this matter under the Abnormal Importations (Customs Duties) Act, 1931?

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Sub-Letting. (26 Nov 1931)

Mr Oliver Simmonds: 90. asked the Minister of Health whether he is aware that in Birmingham and other towns tenants who are themselves in many cases protected by the Rent Restrictions Acts are sub-letting their rooms in a nominally furnished condition at rents aggregating four and five times the controlled rent; and whether he will take appropriate steps by legislation or otherwise to prevent the continuance of...


Create an alert

Did you find what you were looking for?

Advanced search

Find this exact word or phrase

You can also do this from the main search box by putting exact words in quotes: like "cycling" or "hutton report"

By default, we show words related to your search term, like “cycle” and “cycles” in a search for cycling. Putting the word in quotes, like "cycling", will stop this.

Excluding these words

You can also do this from the main search box by putting a minus sign before words you don’t want: like hunting -fox

We also support a bunch of boolean search modifiers, like AND and NEAR, for precise searching.

Date range

to

You can give a start date, an end date, or both to restrict results to a particular date range. A missing end date implies the current date, and a missing start date implies the oldest date we have in the system. Dates can be entered in any format you wish, e.g. 3rd March 2007 or 17/10/1989

Person

Enter a name here to restrict results to contributions only by that person.

Section

Restrict results to a particular parliament or assembly that we cover (e.g. the Scottish Parliament), or a particular type of data within an institution, such as Commons Written Answers.

Column

If you know the actual Hansard column number of the information you are interested in (perhaps you’re looking up a paper reference), you can restrict results to that; you can also use column:123 in the main search box.