Results 241–260 of 1933 for speaker:Major Abraham Lyons

Private Business.: CARDIFF CORPORATION BILL (By Order). (14 Feb 1934)

Major Abraham Lyons: If I am to be called to order, I would rather that it should be by you, Mr. Deputy-Speaker, than by the hon. Member for Whitechapel (Mr. Janner).

Private Business.: CARDIFF CORPORATION BILL (By Order). (14 Feb 1934)

Major Abraham Lyons: I was referring to Clause 14, and was saying that in that Clause the Cardiff Corporation took power to say to a man whom this House has made a statutory tenant, and who has been given protection by virtue of the Rent Restrictions Acts, that the law of the land as fixed by this House should not obtain in the City of Cardiff. I think we shall understand the temper of those who are responsible...

Private Business.: CARDIFF CORPORATION BILL (By Order). (14 Feb 1934)

Major Abraham Lyons: Is it not a fact that there will have to be a new department with a complete staff specially established?

Orders of the Day — Sale of Fish on Commission Bill. (16 Feb 1934)

Major Abraham Lyons: I hope my hon. and gallant Friend will forgive me if I say that I do not agree with what he said at the end of his speech. In dealing with any matter affecting the fishing industry it would have been very much better to wait for the report of the Sea Fish Commission which was set up a few months ago and is now very busily engaged reviewing this problem from every angle, instead of trying by...

Population of Empire. (28 Feb 1934)

Major Abraham Lyons: I beg to second the Motion. This is the third time within the last three or four weeks that this matter has been discussed, and I think my hon. Friend need offer no apology for directing his Motion towards the considerations of this all transcending topic. Upon the proper distribution of the peoples of the Empire must depend the future prosperity of the Empire itself. The great problem which...

Population of Empire. (28 Feb 1934)

Major Abraham Lyons: Can the hon. Member say which Province refused them?

Orders of the Day — Workmen's Compensation Act (1925) Amendment Bill. (2 Mar 1934)

Major Abraham Lyons: I beg to second the Motion. I should like to offer a word of congratulation to my hon. Friend for the way in which he has moved it and also for the moderation and accuracy with which he presented an undoubtedly strong case. This is a very important subject which affects every one of us in the House. In my view, a Measure of this kind to remove an injustice which we know exists, and to...

Orders of the Day — Regulation of Imports (Sweated Goods and Forced Labour) Bill. (2 Mar 1934)

Major Abraham Lyons: I beg to move, "That the Bill be now read a Second time." We have been discussing what I have no doubt will be a piece of useful industrial legislation, and while taking no credit for the matters that have been set forth in the earlier Bill, I claim that the Measure now before us is a piece of useful industrial legislation too. I submit it as a Bill which seeks to safeguard the standard of...

Orders of the Day — Regulation of Imports (Sweated Goods and Forced Labour) Bill. (2 Mar 1934)

Major Abraham Lyons: Is one-half the right figure?

Orders of the Day — Regulation of Imports (Sweated Goods and Forced Labour) Bill. (2 Mar 1934)

Major Abraham Lyons: We had the evidence of the President of the Board of Trade the other day, that 14s. 2d. a week is the average payment to workers in the clothing industry in Poland.

Orders of the Day — Regulation of Imports (Sweated Goods and Forced Labour) Bill. (2 Mar 1934)

Major Abraham Lyons: rose in his place, and claimed to move, "That the Question be now put," but Mr. SPEAKER withheld his assent, and declined then to put that Question.

Orders of the Day — Regulation of Imports (Sweated Goods and Forced Labour) Bill. (2 Mar 1934)

Major Abraham Lyons: rose in his place, and claimed to move, "That the Question be now put," but Mr. SPEAKER withheld his assent, and declined then to put that Question.

Orders of the Day — Regulation of Imports (Sweated Goods and Forced Labour) Bill. (2 Mar 1934)

Major Abraham Lyons: rose in his place, and claimed to move, "That the Question be now put," but Mr. SPEAKER withheld his assent, and declined then to put that Question.

Orders of the Day — Regulation of Imports (Sweated Goods and Forced Labour) Bill. (2 Mar 1934)

Major Abraham Lyons: rose in his place, and claimed to move, "That the Question be now put," but Mr. SPEAKER withheld his assent, and declined then to put that Question.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Textiles (Anglo-Japanese Negotiations). (13 Mar 1934)

Major Abraham Lyons: May I asked the right hon. Gentleman whether he has noticed the imports of hosiery; is he aware of the great fear in the hosiery trade which is being caused by the long delay in the consideration of this matter; and will he put a time limit to these discussions?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Typewriters (Imports). (13 Mar 1934)

Major Abraham Lyons: Is it a fact that this consideration has now been going on for some nine, ten or eleven months, and that during the whole of that period this country has been flooded with a foreign typewriter, and no indication of any sort has been given as to any steps to safeguard this important industry of the city of Leicester?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Brooms and Brushes (Imports). (13 Mar 1934)

Major Abraham Lyons: May we know how long it takes the Committee, as a rule, to consider applications from these various trades?

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Air Estimates, 1934. (19 Mar 1934)

Major Abraham Lyons: First of all I would join with my hon. Friend the Member for Melton (Mr. Everard), who himself has done so much for the development of civil aviation, in expressing the hope that we may see this Vote increased, because the development of this aviation service is without any question of vital national and commercial importance. I rose to speak about the Gorell Committee, to which reference has...

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Air Estimates, 1934. (19 Mar 1934)

Major Abraham Lyons: Was it the same amount last year?


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