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All 9 results for speaker:Dr John Worthington

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Government Policy. (23 Nov 1931)

Dr John Worthington: 40. asked the Minister of Agriculture whether, in order to encourage home production and assist to restore the balance of trade, and in view of the fact that ploughing and sowing for the 1932 crop of winter wheat are now taking place, he can now give an assurance that Parliament will be asked to take such steps as may be necessary to ensure that that crop shall realise a profitable price?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Merchandise Marks (Advertisements). (24 Nov 1931)

Dr John Worthington: 34. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is prepared to initiate legislation to ensure that all advertisements relating to goods of foreign origin, whether in the public Press or on the hoardings, shall bear an indication of the country of origin of the goods advertised?

Oral Answers to Questions — Severn Barrage Scheme. (25 Nov 1931)

Dr John Worthington: 30. asked the Minister of Transport if, when considering the report of the Committee on the Severn River Barrage, he will, before giving his assent to that scheme, cause an inquiry to be made by the Electricity Commissioners into the desirability of making the fullest possible use of the adjacent source of power in the coal measures of the Forest of Dean in order to reduce the unemployment in...

Orders of the Day — First Schedule. — (Constitution and Proceedings of Wheat Commission.) (7 Apr 1932)

Dr John Worthington: In rising to support the Third Reading of this Bill, I ask for the indulgence of the House. I welcome the Bill as a good and useful Measure, and I wish to take this opportunity of paying my tribute to the Minister of Agriculture for the tact and ability with which he has conducted the Measure through the House. During the early stages of the Debates on the Measure hon. Members opposite stated...

Orders of the Day — Supply. (3 May 1932)

Dr John Worthington: I would like to allude to two remarks made by the hon. Member for Spennymoor (Mr. Batey), with the object of correcting one and supporting the other. I am quite sure the hon. Member would not wish to mislead the House in any way in his reference to what the Prime Minister has stated I think he said that in the "News Letter" the Prime Minister rather advocated the return to the eight-hour day,...

Orders of the Day — Supply. (3 May 1932)

Dr John Worthington: I am afraid I must have misunderstood the hon. Member, but I certainly did understand his remarks in the way I have said. I wish to say emphatically that no one could possibly read into this paragraph suggestion that the Labour Opposition were willing to return to the eight-hours day. As the hon. Member said, the out-look in the coal trade is very bad. I do net propose to go over the ground...

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Forestry Commission. (3 Jul 1933)

Dr John Worthington: I very seldom address the House, and I hope the Committee will bear with me for a few moments this afternoon. I find myself very much in agreement with the hon. Member for Gower (Mr. D. Grenfell), though I do not ask for a reduction of the Vote, as I should certainly like to see a larger sum provided. The hon. and gallant Member for Rye (Sir G. Courthope) and the right hon. Member for North...

Orders of the Day — Depressed Areas (Development and Improvement) Bill. (3 Dec 1934)

Dr John Worthington: I feel that this Bill is a good one and not what the Amendment suggests. I think that it is likely to provide an effective attack on unemployment from a new angle, promising, not a cure, but at any rate some substantial relief where relief is most needed. I have listened to the speeches that have been made on the subject of the depressed areas, and particularly to that of my right hon. Friend...

Import Duties Act, 1932. (12 Apr 1935)

Dr John Worthington: I have listened to the whole of this interesting debate, and I propose to address my remarks to one aspect of the case only. I would like to see the terms of the Amendment of the hon. Member for Whitehaven (Mr. Nunn) varied so as to read: "so long as British haematite iron ore producers do not get fair play at the hand of steel manufacturers." I cannot follow the hon. Member in his mild...

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