Results 21–40 of 125 for speaker:Marquess of Titchfield

Orders of the Day — Exportation of Horses Bill. (5 Mar 1937)

Marquess of Titchfield: I am sure that we are all very grateful to those hon. Members who have presented and supported this Bill. For many years past there has been, I think, much misunderstanding in the country on the matter of the exportation of horses from this country to the Continent. I only wish to intervene for a short time in this Debate, as I happened to be one of the members of the Departmental Committee...

Orders of the Day — Livestock Industry Bill. (20 Jan 1937)

Marquess of Titchfield: For what we are about to receive may our constituents be duly thankful. I am going to support the Bill, because I regard it as a genuine effort on the part of my right hon. Friend to try to get the stock raiser out of the Slough of Despond in which he is at the present moment. But this Bill does rather remind me of the curate's egg; it is good in parts, but there is very little nourishment...

Livestock Industry. (2 Dec 1936)

Marquess of Titchfield: Can the right hon. Gentleman say when the international Meat Conference will start at work?

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Navy Supplementary Estimate, 1936. (28 May 1936)

Marquess of Titchfield: That is 40 years ago.

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Territorial Army. (6 Dec 1934)

Marquess of Titchfield: Will the right hon. Gentleman impress upon the Secretary of State that the lack of recruits now is due to a great extent to the abolition of the bounty and the marriage allowance, and will he also urge upon the Secretary of State, when the Army Estimates come along, the great importance of giving back to the Territorial Force both the bounty and the marriage allowance?

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Mr. DUFF COOPER'S STATEMENT. (15 Mar 1934)

Marquess of Titchfield: The late Lord Chaplin, whom we loved and respected, was once lost in the maze at Hatfield. It was a hot day, and Lord Chaplin knew that he would be rescued before long, so he sat on a seat in the middle of the maze to practise a speech which he was to make in this House on the following day. A friend of mine overheard him declaim like this: Mr. Speaker, it was not my intention to intervene in...

Civil Estimates, 1933.: Mines Department of the Board of Trade. (29 Jun 1933)

Marquess of Titchfield: I should like to congratulate the Secretary for Mines on the admirable way in which he has presented these Estimates. He has given us a comprehensive account of what has been done in connection with the mining industry during last year, and, not only has he given us all the information we desire, but he has presented his facts with great charm. I am, however, a little apprehensive about my...

Business of the House. (28 Jun 1933)

Marquess of Titchfield: Is it not well known in this House that an Under-Secretary's voice is always his master's voice?

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill. (17 May 1933)

Marquess of Titchfield: My hon. Friend ought to be perfectly fair to the royalty owners. He forgets that of that sum of £6,000,000 over £4,000,000 is taken away by taxation.

Orders of the Day — Indian Constitutional Reform. (29 Mar 1933)

Marquess of Titchfield: If I interrupted the right hon. Gentleman in any way I apologise. I am very sorry. I only happened to say something to an hon. Friend beside me.

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Meat and Dairy Products (Imports). (23 Mar 1933)

Marquess of Titchfield: 57. asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he is in a position to inform the House of the result of the negotiations with the Dominions and the Argentine on the matter of the further voluntary restrictions of the meat quota?

Orders of the Day — Agricultural Marketing Bill. (13 Mar 1933)

Marquess of Titchfield: You have the quota.

Orders of the Day — Schedule. — (Austrian Protocol.) (16 Feb 1933)

Marquess of Titchfield: It was not a joke. It was very serious.

Totalisators. (15 Feb 1933)

Marquess of Titchfield: When I read this Motion I realised that the skill and wisdom of the Whips room had by no means diminished since I left it, and I congratulate my hon. Friends in the Whips room on the tactful manner in which they have worded this Resolution. It says that all the interests concerned should be carefully considered. The report of the commission is hardly as sympathetic. In fact, it threatens the...

Orders of the Day — Norfolk Crash Feared. (7 Nov 1932)

Marquess of Titchfield: I am sure that every hon. Member welcomes this Debate, and I should like to congratulate the right hon. Gentleman the Leader of the Opposition on the excellent tone which he set to us all in his opening speech. The House has never, I think, been nearer a council of State than during this Debate. While I cangratulate the Leader of the Opposition on the excellent tone which he set, I am afraid...

Oral Answers to Questions — League of Nations.: Locarno Treaties. (26 Oct 1932)

Marquess of Titchfield: 7. asked the Secretary for Foreign Affairs whether the Locarno Treaties bind the Government in fact or by implication to guarantee the frontiers of Poland and Czechoslovakia against aggression; and whether, by the terms of the same agreement, His Majesty's Government have handed to the Council of the League of Nations the right of deciding which nation is to be helped?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Statistics. (11 Jul 1932)

Marquess of Titchfield: Can my hon. Friend say how this increase compares with the increase at this time last year?

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill.: New Clause. — (Amendment of duties on beer.) (8 Jun 1932)

Marquess of Titchfield: I should not have intervened in this Debate if my constituency did not happen to be the metropolis of malt, and I wish to point out to my right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer the serious position in which the sales maltsters find themselves at the moment. Unlike my hon. Friend the Member for Canterbury (Sir W. Wayland) I shall give only two figures. In 1913, the sales maltsters...

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance.: Beer Duty. (30 May 1932)

Marquess of Titchfield: 63. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what loss to the Treasury would accrue from permitting brewers to brew beer of eight degrees extra gravity without tax?

Orders of the Day — Transitional Payments Prolongation (Unemployed Persons) Bill. (8 Apr 1932)

Marquess of Titchfield: How many Labour Members were present?

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