All 16 results for speaker:Mr Arthur Allen

Orders of the Day — Industrial Relations (6 Feb 1958)

Mr Arthur Allen: It is so long since I ventured to speak in this House that I feel almost disposed to ask for consideration. My chief purpose in speaking on this occasion is to try to deal with some of the points raised referring to the machinery of arbitration and conciliation within a condition of full employment. It is with pride that I mention the fact that some time ago I completed fifty years'...

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Supply: Soldiers' Boots (Soling) (9 Dec 1957)

Mr Arthur Allen: asked the Minister of Supply how far, and for what reasons, it is intended that rubber should replace leather for the soles of soldiers' boots.

Orders of the Day — Economic Situation (10 Nov 1952)

Mr Arthur Allen: The maximum was in 1933.

Orders of the Day — Economic Situation (10 Nov 1952)

Mr Arthur Allen: We had unemployment then.

Orders of the Day — Economic Situation (10 Nov 1952)

Mr Arthur Allen: I am talking about 1920.

Fuel and Power Resources (National Policy) (28 Oct 1952)

Mr Arthur Allen: Their costs have gone up more.

Orders of the Day — Fourth Schedule. — (Purchase Tax: Prescribed Lists for Wearing Apparel and for Cloth, etc.) (13 May 1952)

Mr Arthur Allen: By way of preface to what I have to say, I think I ought to declare my interest. I started to work in the boot and shoe industry over 52 years ago in a small village in Northamptonshire at the age of 13, doing 54½ hours a week for half a crown a week. That half a crown to me was symbolic because I had left boyhood behind and had become a man, more or less, and I have been sorry for it ever...

Orders of the Day — Budget Proposals and Economic Survey (16 Apr 1951)

Mr Arthur Allen: That is a Purchase Tax.

Orders of the Day — Nutrition (15 Dec 1949)

Mr Arthur Allen: If we gave them enough dollars.

Economic Situation (Government Proposals) (26 Oct 1949)

Mr Arthur Allen: A great deal of public interest has been aroused in this problem of devaluation. Like other hon. Members, I have been doing my best to answer the questions which were inevitably present in the minds of my electors with regard to its significance. The finest answer I could give to those questions was one which I gleaned from an observation made by a speaker from the Front Opposition Bench,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Mining Subsidence (Report) (17 Mar 1949)

Mr Arthur Allen: asked the Minister of Fuel and Power whether he has any statement to make respecting the Report of the Committee on Mining Subsidence, Command Paper No. 7637.

Orders of the Day — Nationalisation (2 Nov 1948)

Mr Arthur Allen: By way of preamble to what I have to say I should like to repeat some words from the Gracious Speech which were used yesterday by the Chancellor of the Exchequer. I do so because of their great significance, and because they might otherwise be overlooked as they have no direct connection with any proposed legislation: It is only by our continued exertions and self-restraint that we shall win...

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: Court Martial Procedure (Committee's Report) (20 Apr 1948)

Mr Arthur Allen: asked the Secretary of State for War whether the Lewis Committee on Court Martial Procedure has yet reported; and whether the report will be published as soon as possible after its receipt.

Orders of the Day — Germany and Austria (29 Jul 1946)

Mr Arthur Allen: I am glad to have this opportunity of addressing the House, because it was my privilege to be a member of the Parliamentary delegation which returned from Germany last week. I am not arrogating to myself the position of spokesman on behalf of that delegation, because on our return we drew up a Report, which was unanimous, and although that was not part of our obligation we did so, and...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Boot and Shoe Industry (29 Oct 1945)

Mr Arthur Allen: asked the President of the Board of Trade whether, in view of the need for footwear, both for home and export, boot and shoe factories will be derequisitioned in order to allow of the necessary expansion of output of such footwear.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Boot and Shoe Industry (29 Oct 1945)

Mr Arthur Allen: asked the President of the Board of Trade whether the working party for the boot and shoe industry has met; and whether he is satisfied that he is receiving the co-operation of the manufacturers in the matter.


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