Results 4801–4820 of 4899 for speaker:Sir Waldron Smithers

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: School Leaving Age and Maintenance Grants (Government Decision). (18 Jul 1929)

Sir Waldron Smithers: In view of the announcement just made by the Minister for Education, may I put the question in another form by altering the figure "16" to "15"?

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Service (Royal Commission). (18 Jul 1929)

Sir Waldron Smithers: Can the right hon. Gentleman say whether the composition of this Royal Commission can be published before we rise at the end of the month?

Oral Answers to Questions — Russia (Diplomatic Relations). (18 Jul 1929)

Sir Waldron Smithers: Can the hon. Member give an assurance that these replies or the decisions of the Dominion Governments will be made known to this House before decisive action is taken with regard to the resumption of diplomatic relations?

Oral Answers to Questions — Imperial Preference. (18 Jul 1929)

Sir Waldron Smithers: 58. asked the Prime Minister if he has received any communication from the Australian Prime Minister with regard to Empire preferences; and, if so, will he publish the correspondence in the form of a White Paper?

Russo-Chinese Relations. (18 Jul 1929)

Sir Waldron Smithers: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs if he will give the House the latest available information with regard to diplomatic relations between the Soviet and the Chinese Governments?

Russo-Chinese Relations. (18 Jul 1929)

Sir Waldron Smithers: In view of the fact that in the "Times" of this morning, it is suggested that diplomatic relations have been broken off, are we to understand that the Foreign Office has no information which they can give to the House upon this most important subject?

Orders of the Day — Colonial Development Bill.: Clause 1. — (Power to make advances for the purposes of Colonial development.) (18 Jul 1929)

Sir Waldron Smithers: Whereabouts in the Financial Resolution is this Amendment excluded?

Orders of the Day — Colonial Development Bill.: Clause 1. — (Power to make advances for the purposes of Colonial development.) (18 Jul 1929)

Sir Waldron Smithers: May I reply to the Financial Secretary to the Treasury?

Orders of the Day — Colonial Development Bill.: Clause 1. — (Power to make advances for the purposes of Colonial development.) (18 Jul 1929)

Sir Waldron Smithers: May I request that someone from the Colonial Office who knows something about this question should be asked to give us more information? I do not blame the Chancellor of the Duchy for not knowing more about this subject, but I think we ought to have someone from the Colonial Office present who can speak with authority.

Orders of the Day — Colonial Development Bill.: Clause 3. — (Power to extend Colonial Stock Acts to stock of territories under His Majesty's protection and of certain mandated territories.) (18 Jul 1929)

Sir Waldron Smithers: I wish to offer some remarks on this Clause in order to make quite sure that the Committee realise all that it implies. The Clause means that certain stocks shall come under the Trustee Act, so that trustees who wish to do so will be able to invest trust money in those stocks. The Clause refers to the Colonial Stock Acts, 1877 to 1900. I have been at some trouble to look up those Acts and I...

Orders of the Day — Colonial Development Bill.: Clause 3. — (Power to extend Colonial Stock Acts to stock of territories under His Majesty's protection and of certain mandated territories.) (18 Jul 1929)

Sir Waldron Smithers: I have read it very carefully. I do not want to press for a reply now, but it is so important to small investors that I ask the Government to bear it in mind and to make quite sure that the machinery is water-tight.

Oral Answers to Questions — China.: Situation. (17 Jul 1929)

Sir Waldron Smithers: 9. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs if he will give the House the latest available information as to the situation that has arisen between the Chinese and the Soviet authorities and as to the ultimatum delivered by the Soviet Government with regard to the Chinese Eastern Railway?

Oral Answers to Questions — China.: Situation. (17 Jul 1929)

Sir Waldron Smithers: Do not these events give further evidence of the unwillingness or the inability of the Soviet Government to carry out their agreements?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Canals. (16 Jul 1929)

Sir Waldron Smithers: Is the hon. Gentleman aware that when I asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer two or three days ago he informed me that he was unable to give any useful estimate as to the cost of these schemes? Will he therefore, take an early opportunity of getting some kind of estimate of what these schemes in the interest of the unemployed are going to cost?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Canals. (16 Jul 1929)

Sir Waldron Smithers: But the Money Resolution only refers to guarantees and not to capital expenditure.

Oral Answers to Questions — Companies Act. (16 Jul 1929)

Sir Waldron Smithers: 29. asked the President of the Board of Trade how many actions in the Courts have been initiated under Section 92 of the Company Law Amendment Act, 1928; and what has been the result of such actions?

Oral Answers to Questions — Companies Act. (16 Jul 1929)

Sir Waldron Smithers: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that these "share pushers" are becoming active again, and will he, if I bring a case to his notice, consult with the Home Secretary and see what action can be taken?

Orders of the Day — Development (Loan Guarantees and Grants) [Money]. (16 Jul 1929)

Sir Waldron Smithers: The White Paper says the purpose of the Resolution is to authorise the Treasury to raise money for the reduction of unemployment. I want to ask whether the mere raising of money will reduce unemployment. Since the Lord Privy Seal opened the Debate, we have had a good deal of light thrown upon the scheme, and we now see further light. I asked a question a day or two ago as to two methods of...

Oral Answers to Questions — French War Loans (British Bondholders). (15 Jul 1929)

Sir Waldron Smithers: Will the right hon. Gentleman take the initiative?


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