Results 1–20 of 1933 for speaker:Major Abraham Lyons

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Imports. (17 Nov 1931)

Major Abraham Lyons: 10. asked the President of the Board of Trade the value in sterling of hosiery and underwear of ail classes, wholly or partly manufactured, imported into Great Britain for the period of six months ended 31st October, 1931, or the nearest available date, and the values of such imports for the corresponding periods of 1929 and 1930, respectively?

Oral Answers to Questions — Bentley Colliery Disaster. (23 Nov 1931)

Major Abraham Lyons: When such an inquiry is held, in view of the grave public interest involved, will the hon. Gentleman con- sider making representations to secure the services of one of His Majesty's judges to preside over the inquiry?

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments (Typewriters). (26 Nov 1931)

Major Abraham Lyons: 111. asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury whether he can give the number of British-made and foreign-made typewriters, respectively, used in the Departments of the Govern- ment; and whether he will issue an order that all future renewals and replacements of typewriters and typewriter parts must be of British manufacture exclusively?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Imports. (8 Dec 1931)

Major Abraham Lyons: 104 asked the President of the Board of Trade (1) if his attention has been called to the recent imports of elastic webbing; and whether he proposes to take any action in this regard under the Abnormal Importations (Customs Duties) Act, 1931; (2) if his attention has been called to the imports of cotton hose and underwear; and whether he proposes to take any action in this regard under the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Cable and Wireless Communications. (10 Dec 1931)

Major Abraham Lyons: 45. asked the Prime Minister whether he has yet received the report of the special committee appointed to consider the closer association between this country and the Imperial Governments in the cables and wireless com- munications combine; and whether he can now publish the findings of that committee?

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Wireless Licences. (8 Feb 1932)

Major Abraham Lyons: 86. asked the Postmaster-General whether he will consider a reduction in the cost of wireless licences to listeners, or, alternatively, a reduction of fees paid therefrom to the British Broadcasting Corporation?

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Wireless Licences. (8 Feb 1932)

Major Abraham Lyons: Will the right hon. Gentleman make any representations to the British Broadcasting Corporation to bring an end to the spending of public money to make private inquiries into the lives of listeners?

General Ad Valorem Customs Duty. (9 Feb 1932)

Major Abraham Lyons: In rising to address this Committee, before the Division which may be historic, I desire to ask for that indulgence which is always given to those who address the House of Commons for the first time. I have the honour to be here representing an important constituency in a city in the centre of England which has very diverse industries. I believe that in going into the Lobby to-night to make...

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry.: Companies Act. (12 Apr 1932)

Major Abraham Lyons: 19. asked the President of the Board of Trade the number of requests which have been made for investigation under Section 135 of the Companies Act, 1929, during the year 1931 or nearest convenient date; how many company investigations have been made by his Department pursuant to such requests; and in how many instances he has insisted upon security being furnished by the applicants?

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry.: Allied Silica and Chemical Products, Limited. (12 Apr 1932)

Major Abraham Lyons: 20. asked the President of the Board of Trade if he has considered the request from shareholders of the Allied Silica and Chemical Products, Limited, for an investigation by the Board of Trade under Section 135 of the Companies Act, 1929, into the affairs of that company; whether he has had representations made as to the hardship that would be entailed by those applying if security for costs...

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry.: Allied Silica and Chemical Products, Limited. (12 Apr 1932)

Major Abraham Lyons: May I ask the right hon. Gentleman, seeing that the company has ceased to function and that a number of shareholders have lost the whole of their investments in the concern, he will bring the matter to the notice of the Director of Public Prosecutions with a view to his giving such consideration and taking such action as the matter justifies?

Orders of the Day — Civil Estimates, 1932.: Home Office. (15 Apr 1932)

Major Abraham Lyons: Before I deal with the matter about which I have given notice to my right hon. Friend the Home Secretary, perhaps the Committee will permit me to make a few observations in reference to two matters which have already been discussed in this Debate. First of all, I want to associate myself with what has been said in reference to the great desirability of having some guarantee for an insured...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Exhibition, Toronto. (18 Apr 1932)

Major Abraham Lyons: 31. asked the Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department if His Majesty's Government will be directly associating in the organisation or display at the next Canadian National Exhibition at Toronto?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Exhibition, Toronto. (18 Apr 1932)

Major Abraham Lyons: In view of the advantages likely to accrue to British trade in that exhibition, will the hon. Gentleman say whether the matter will be considered at the forthcoming Ottawa Conference?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Film Industry. (19 Apr 1932)

Major Abraham Lyons: 14. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether, in order to encourage the further development of the British film industry, he will introduce legislation to increase the quota of British films?

Oral Answers to Questions — Imperial Economic Conference. (19 Apr 1932)

Major Abraham Lyons: 32. asked the Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs whether he will issue a schedule of goods of foreign origin which have come into this country via Canada on preferential terms for the quarter ended 31st March, or the nearest convenient date; and whether the entry of such goods after a certain percentage of Canadian labour has been expended thereupon will be on the agenda for revision at...

Orders of the Day — Supply. (2 May 1932)

Major Abraham Lyons: I should like to associate myself with what the hon. and gallant Gentleman has said as to the public appreciation of the way in which the work of the Police Force is done. It has, in general, earned the regard of all those who realise how much we are dependent on them for the maintenance of public order. I rise to ask the Home Secretary if he will put an end to the differentiation of practice...

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance.: Silk Duties. (3 May 1932)

Major Abraham Lyons: 43. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware that the reversion, of the duty on imported silk and artificial silk hosiery to 33⅓ per cent. will have a deleterious effect on the industry, as under this duty the imports increased between 1927 and 1931 by over 500 per cent., and that of the duty of 33⅓ per cent. over half is cancelled by the countervailing raw material...

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance.: Import Duties. (3 May 1932)

Major Abraham Lyons: 50. asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury from what industries now affected by duties requests have been received by the Tariff Advisory Committee for the cessation of any duty levied under any enactment prior to the Import Duties Act?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance.: Import Duties. (3 May 1932)

Major Abraham Lyons: 51. asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury the industries that had the opportunity of personal application to the Tariff Advisory Committee before the application of the recent duties; whether any such industries were requested to attend; and whether any, and how many, submitted written applications for consideration?


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