Results 41–60 of 143 for speaker:Mr Marshall Stevens

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Munitions. (8 Nov 1920)

Mr Marshall Stevens: Is it a fact that within the last few weeks the War Office passed over to the Department a great many millions of munitions of which the Department knew nothing before?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Railway Wagons. (4 Nov 1920)

Mr Marshall Stevens: 45. asked the Prime Minister if he will issue an instruction to all Government Departments to rely in future upon the Ministry of Transport to provide for their railway rolling stock requirements, to forthwith hand over to the Ministry of Transport all railway rolling stock in use or intended for use upon statutory railways, and to release from public service all officials hitherto employed...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Railway Wagons. (4 Nov 1920)

Mr Marshall Stevens: May I ask the Prime Minister, to whom I addressed the question, if he will see how futile it is for him to ask the traders of the country to unselfishly follow him in his desire for better working of the railways when his own Ministers, in this case in particular, as far as I could hear the answer, the Commissioner of Works, will not place his wagons in the hands of the Ministry of Transport...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Government Departments (Employes). (4 Nov 1920)

Mr Marshall Stevens: 46. asked the Prime Minister if he will issue an instruction to all Government Departments, other than the Ministry of Transport, to forthwith release from Government employ all employés now in Government service who since 1st August, 1914, have been lent or otherwise obtained from railway companies and other public bodies; and, if he cannot see his way to forthwith issue such an...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Government Departments (Employes). (4 Nov 1920)

Mr Marshall Stevens: May I ask the Prime Minister how he can expect traders to help in giving employment to returned service men when the various Government Departments will not make inquiries into the subject in question?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Railway Wagons (Works Department). (21 Oct 1920)

Mr Marshall Stevens: 72. asked the First Commissioner of Works the number of railway wagons owned or controlled by his Department; what reasons, if any, he can advance why they are more usefully employed under the control of his Department than they would be if controlled by the Minister of Transport; if he will give particulars as to the time railway wagons owned by his Department were under-load, empty, and in...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Railway Wagons (Works Department). (21 Oct 1920)

Mr Marshall Stevens: Is not the right hon Gentleman aware that a number of these wagons have been lying idle at Chepstow for a considerable time, and also is he not aware that if the wagons were under the control of the Ministry of Transport, the whole of the statistics asked for would be included in the statistics published?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Railway Wagons (Works Department). (21 Oct 1920)

Mr Marshall Stevens: Is it not the fact that the wagons I refer to at Chepstow bear the name of the First Commissioner of Works, and is it not the fact that they have been lying idle at Chepstow for months?

Oral Answers to Questions — Re-Afforestation. (9 Jul 1920)

Mr Marshall Stevens: asked the hon. Member for Monmouth, as representing the Forestry Commissioners, if he will state what are the Regulations in force in the principal countries for the replanting of forest trees; what similar Regulations are operating here; and if he will state the approximate number and contents of trees felled and acreage cleared in this country in each year 1914–19, and the number of young...

Orders of the Day — Supply [15TH Allotted Day].: Ministry of Transport. (1 Jul 1920)

Mr Marshall Stevens: I feel sure the Committee will agree with me that there is no party more concerned in this Vote than the great body of traders, yet the system which obtains in this House makes it exceedingly difficult even for a body of that character to make its views known here. In this particular Vote, the whole of last week's Debate, with the exception of the speeches of the Chairman of the late Select...

Orders of the Day — Ministry of Transport.: Statement by Sir E.Geddes. (24 Jun 1920)

Mr Marshall Stevens: The right hon. Gentleman might add that the comparison is not very comparable in regard to the terminals of the countries, and that perhaps later on, as the statistics progress, he will be able to give comparable figures.

Oral Answers to Questions — Peace Treaties.: Baghdad Railway. (15 Jun 1920)

Mr Marshall Stevens: When the Foreign Office are dealing with this matter, will they consider that there is plenty of British private enterprise ready to take the place of the existing shareholders in the Baghdad railway?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Railway Statistics. (14 Jun 1920)

Mr Marshall Stevens: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that the Federation of British Industries represents some 15,000 firms, and that the traders as a whole are thirsting for the information which these statistics are giving piecemeal?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Railway Statistics. (14 Jun 1920)

Mr Marshall Stevens: 15. asked the Minister of Transport whether, in view of the suggestion that the railway statistics which his Department are publishing should be discontinued, he is sufficiently satisfied of the great value of these statistics to the trading public; what evidence has he that practical use is being made of the statistics; and whether he requires any further proofs of utility from the traders...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Railway Statistics. (14 Jun 1920)

Mr Marshall Stevens: 16. asked the Minister of Transport if he will say how soon his Statistical Department expects to complete the formulation of the requisite ton-mileage and other statistics necessary to approximately ascertain the cost of conveying passengers, general merchandise, and minerals, respectively, over the railways of this country; and whether this information will be obtainable in time to enable...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Wool Sheds, Hull. (14 Jun 1920)

Mr Marshall Stevens: Is it not the fact that private enterprise has offered to provide these sheds, and that their cost to the country cannot be less than £145,000 or £150,000, and that the control of wool runs to September?

Orders of the Day — Compensation for Subsidence Bill. (30 Apr 1920)

Mr Marshall Stevens: As the hon. Member has referred to clause 20, perhaps he will give us some information about it.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Railway Ports. (30 Mar 1920)

Mr Marshall Stevens: 82 asked the Minister of Transport, (1) if he is aware that the port charges upon a ship and her cargo from a distant port are some hundreds of pounds sterling greater at Liverpool than at Hull for like accommodation; and whether he is satisfied that the Hull docks are not being worked at a great loss; (2) if he will adjust the charges at the railway ports, harbours, and docks in his...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Railway Ports. (30 Mar 1920)

Mr Marshall Stevens: May I ask the hon. Gentleman whether he will consider the appointment of an Advisory Committee from the panel of experts of the Ministry of Transport to consider and report upon this very important subject?


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