Results 121–140 of 143 for speaker:Mr Marshall Stevens

Oral Answers to Questions — Ireland.: European Trade. (21 Apr 1921)

Mr Marshall Stevens: 28. asked the Prime Minister whether the Government has adopted any policy which will enable the production of commodities for export to be normally continued at prices which will at least provide a living wage to the workpeople without entailing loss to the employer or to the country; if so, what is that policy; and, if the Government have no such policy, has he formulated any plan of action...

Oral Answers to Questions — Ireland.: European Trade. (21 Apr 1921)

Mr Marshall Stevens: Were the United States of America, which are concerned in these matters, officially represented at the Conference, and was this country officially represented there?

Oral Answers to Questions — League of Nations.: Industrial Unrest. (21 Apr 1921)

Mr Marshall Stevens: Will the right hon. Gentleman include in the inquiry the question of the basis of equitable wages, not only for one trade, but for the whole of the trades of the country?

Orders of the Day — Railways Bill. (26 May 1921)

Mr Marshall Stevens: It is very well known to hon. Members that the right hon. Baronet who has just addressed the House is Chairman of one of our great railway companies. It is very well known also to the railway companies, but not so well known to hon. Members of this House, that the Great Northern Railway Company is looked upon as the most retrogressive of all the railway companies in the country. On the...

Orders of the Day — Railways Bill. (26 May 1921)

Mr Marshall Stevens: I will show it is not. In this country our original railways were built upon land which cost less, or not more, than the land cost in Continental countries. In many cases in this country the land was given by the landlords in order that railways might come into the district. Where the excess has come is in the competition which this Bill is intended to do away with. I have given Liverpool as...

Orders of the Day — Railways Bill. (26 May 1921)

Mr Marshall Stevens: asked the Minister of Transport what statistics the Great Northern Railway Company can produce of the past and present cost and receipts for the separate service of the conveyance of merchandise and passengers, respectively, conveyance being the only statutory monopoly service possessed by the company, which would enable Parliament to determine what, if any, increase of conveyance charge...

Oral Answers to Questions — Exchanges (Stabilisation). (16 Dec 1921)

Mr Marshall Stevens: 40. asked the Prime Minister whether, having regard to the fact that a trifling proportion of currency issues if continuously employed is requisite for exchanging imports and exports, he will consider the feasibility of a system of credits being jointly arranged between Great Britain, the United States of America, France, Italy, and Belgium, by which the necessary amount in pounds, dollars,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Exchanges (Stabilisation). (16 Dec 1921)

Mr Marshall Stevens: Has the hon. Gentleman any favourite charity which would receive a cheque for 50 guineas if he can show that the proposal is impracticable?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Expenditure.: Ministry of Transport. (20 Feb 1922)

Mr Marshall Stevens: Would not special legislation be necessary before a change is made?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Railway Rates Tribunal. (16 Mar 1922)

Mr Marshall Stevens: 87. asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Transport whether, as the Railway Rates Tribunal will almost certainly be fully occupied for two years in adjusting the millions of railway rates and charges upon a reasonable basis for trade and for railway revenue, he will see that no other duties beyond those provided for in the Railways Act, 1921, are undertaken by the tribunal...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Railway Rates Tribunal. (16 Mar 1922)

Mr Marshall Stevens: Is my hon. Friend not aware that the question arises to-day of a Bill which is down for the Second Reading this afternoon and has he considered if that provision is conceded that it will mean that every railway company in the country and every road carrier may reasonably ask for it to come into operation?

Oral Answers to Questions — German Exchange. (27 Mar 1922)

Mr Marshall Stevens: Will the whole question of the stabilisation of exchanges be dealt with in Genoa?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Railway Statistics. (27 Mar 1922)

Mr Marshall Stevens: Is it not a fact that the Railway Clearing House decline to give any statistical information to the general public, being purely for railway purposes?

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments.: Timber. (3 Apr 1922)

Mr Marshall Stevens: Will the right hon. Gentleman fix a date which he thinks a reasonable date for the winding-up of the Department, and see that date is kept?

Private Business.: RAILWAYS (NORTH WESTERN AND MIDLAND GROUP BILL). [By Order.] (10 Apr 1922)

Mr Marshall Stevens: Higher than any others in the world.

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Election Propaganda (Postage). (11 Apr 1922)

Mr Marshall Stevens: 38. asked the Postmaster-General the approximate extra cost, in addition to the cost of the ordinary daily post delivery, of the distribution of a candidate's election address, or other election propaganda, to 25,000 voters in one district, in envelopes directed from the voting lists and de livered to the post office in separate packets for each street, and in numerical order; whether such...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Timber (Railway Rates). (25 May 1922)

Mr Marshall Stevens: Is the hon. Gentleman aware that a certain class of timber carried into Lancashire from a certain port costs 42s. 9d. per ton, while the same class of timber imported costs 35s.?

Oral Answers to Questions — Import Duties. (26 Jun 1922)

Mr Marshall Stevens: 39. asked the Prime Minister, as in so many cases rates and taxes requisite to meet national charges have increased to an extent which precludes producers, both employers and workpeople, from competing even in our own markets with foreign producers, if the Government will consider the desirability of reviewing our system of taxation to provide, amongst other things, that the Free Trade...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Imports and Exports (Statistics). (17 Jul 1922)

Mr Marshall Stevens: Before the right hon. Gentleman answers that question, may I ask, is he not aware that quantity is of far greater importance in dealing with import figures?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Railway Rates. (27 Jul 1922)

Mr Marshall Stevens: 61. asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Transport whether the Ministry is formulating information to enable the Railway Rates Tribunal to efficiently carry out the requirements of the Railways Act, 1921, and, if so, of what character; and whether the statistical department of the Ministry will obtain the separate costs to the railway companies of station and service...


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