Results 4821–4840 of 4899 for speaker:Sir Waldron Smithers

Oral Answers to Questions — Russia (Diplomatic and Trade Relations). (15 Jul 1929)

Sir Waldron Smithers: 17. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the Soviet Government of Russia has approached the present British Government on the subject of the resumption of diplomatic relations; whether any representatives of the Soviet Government have been invited to come or are being sent to London to consult with His Majesty's Government; if so, what are the names and official positions...

Oral Answers to Questions — Russia (Diplomatic and Trade Relations). (15 Jul 1929)

Sir Waldron Smithers: 55. asked the Prime Minister whether he still adheres to the statement of principles which he laid down in his note on the Zinovieff letter; and, before making an agreement as to the resumption of diplomatic relations with the Soviet Government, will he take steps to satisfy the House that, in accordance with his statement of principle, these undertakings can be carried out both in the letter...

Oral Answers to Questions — Russia (Diplomatic and Trade Relations). (15 Jul 1929)

Sir Waldron Smithers: May we take it that the right hon. Gentleman still adheres to that statement of principle?

Oral Answers to Questions — Russia (Diplomatic and Trade Relations). (15 Jul 1929)

Sir Waldron Smithers: 56. asked the Prime Minister how many of the Dominion Governments have replied to his communication with regard to the resumption of diplomatic relations with the Soviet Government of Russia; and which of the Governments are in favour and which are not in favour of resumption of diplomatic relations?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Charing Cross Bridge. (11 Jul 1928)

Sir Waldron Smithers: Will my right hon. Friend see that, at any conferences which may take place as to the removal of Charing Cross Station, the travelling public are represented?

Orders of the Day — Prayer Book Measure, 1928. (13 Jun 1928)

Sir Waldron Smithers: As I see it, the answer of the Bishop of London is this?

Orders of the Day — Ways and Means.: Transfer to Exchequer of Parts of Assets of Currency Note Redemption Account. (2 May 1928)

Sir Waldron Smithers: If my hon. Friend the Financial Secretary has the information, will he tell the House how many gallons of this British wine are manufactured in this country during the year?

Clergy Pensions (Amendment) Measure, 1927. (17 Nov 1927)

Sir Waldron Smithers: I beg to move, That, in accordance with the Church of England Assembly (Powers) Act, 1919, this House do direct that the Clergy Pensions (Amendment) Measure, 1927, be presented to His Majesty for Royal Assent. This is an Amendment of the 1926 Act and is brought forward to rectify an oversight in that Measure. It was believed that a compulsory contributor to the Pensions Act who, say, went...

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Inland Telegraph Service (Inquiry). (29 Jul 1927)

Sir Waldron Smithers: 5. asked the Postmaster-General whether he proposes to institute any further inquiry into the continuing deficit on the working of the Inland Telegraph Service?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Inland Telegraph Service (Inquiry). (29 Jul 1927)

Sir Waldron Smithers: Will the inquiry by this Committee extend to seeing whether the Press telegrams could be put on an economic basis?

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill.: Clause 31. — (Amendment of 12 and 13 Geo. 5, c. 17, s. 21.) (18 Jul 1927)

Sir Waldron Smithers: I am sorry that I cannot follow the hon. Member for Macclesfield (Mr. Remer)—

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill.: Clause 31. — (Amendment of 12 and 13 Geo. 5, c. 17, s. 21.) (18 Jul 1927)

Sir Waldron Smithers: I want to say quite frankly that though I do not recede in principle from my objection to this Clause, in view of the Chancellor's speech to-night, in view of the way in which he has met us, in view of his pledge that he will consider any proposals that are put forward in the coming year, and in view of the fact that the Clauses do not come into operation until next year, I propose to support...

Orders of the Day — Fourth Schedule. — [Amended Rates of Duty in the case of certain mechanically propelled vehicles.] (7 Jul 1927)

Sir Waldron Smithers: I beg to move, in page 43, line 3, at the end, to insert the words For the purposes of this Schedule the expression 'person engaged in agriculture' shall include nurseryman. I can assure hon. Members that I am moving my Amendment in the interest of agricultural labourers. The object is to ensure that all people engaged in agriculture, such as nurserymen and market gardeners, shall receive the...

Orders of the Day — Fourth Schedule. — [Amended Rates of Duty in the case of certain mechanically propelled vehicles.] (7 Jul 1927)

Sir Waldron Smithers: In view of the expression of opinion by the Minister, I beg to ask leave to withdraw the Amendment.

Orders of the Day — Clause 31. — (Provisions for preventing avoidance of Super-tax by sales cum-dividend, etc.) (4 Jul 1927)

Sir Waldron Smithers: Is that the Amendment in page 19, line 16, to leave out the word "assets," and to insert instead thereof the words "fixed income-bearing assets (not being shares or stocks dependent on the yearly earnings of companies)?"

Orders of the Day — Clause 31. — (Provisions for preventing avoidance of Super-tax by sales cum-dividend, etc.) (4 Jul 1927)

Sir Waldron Smithers: On the point of Super-tax being payable twice over on the same income, I want to thank the Chancellor of the Exchequer for the promise to look into that, but I want to call the attention of the Chancellor of the Exchequer to another important matter. I can best explain it by a simple illustration. Supposing a Super-tax-paying individual buys £100,000 War Loan and holds it for five months,...

Orders of the Day — Clause 31. — (Provisions for preventing avoidance of Super-tax by sales cum-dividend, etc.) (4 Jul 1927)

Sir Waldron Smithers: I apologise for intervening again, but I want to ask your guidance about two more points I have to raise. I cannot for the life of me see on which Amendment I can raise them.

Orders of the Day — Clause 31. — (Provisions for preventing avoidance of Super-tax by sales cum-dividend, etc.) (4 Jul 1927)

Sir Waldron Smithers: Clause 31 distinctly says it applies only to Super-tax. The question may be put to me, and I wish to ask the Chancellor: Under Clause 31 will there be any income assessable for Super-tax only? How can there be income assessable for Super-tax if there is no Income Tax? Super-tax returns are based on Income Tax returns; you must have some Income Tax basis before you can have a Super-tax basis....

CLAUSE 24 (Amendment of Rule 21 of GENERAL RULES) ordered to stand part of the Bill.: CLAUSE 45 (Amount of New Sinking Fund (1923) for 1926–27). (30 Jun 1927)

Sir Waldron Smithers: Was it not part of the understanding that we should only go as far as the end of Clause 44?

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill. (19 May 1927)

Sir Waldron Smithers: The hon. Member for the City of London (Mr. E. C. Grenfell) touched upon the question of the Sinking Fund in general. I want, for a few minutes, to refer to the Sinking Fund as applicable to certain Government issues. In the next few years the Government will have to make several large conversion or new loans, and I appeal to them to maintain, in any new issue they may have to make, the...


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