Major Abraham Lyons: Can the right hon. Gentleman say what are the transport facilities between the site in question and Central London?
Major Abraham Lyons: asked the President of the Board of Trade the amount of wheat exported in each year 1930 to 1935, inclusive, from each of the following countries: the United States of America, Canada, Argentina, Australia, and Russia; and the total of world exports in each of the years mentioned?
Major Abraham Lyons: May I ask the. Under-Secretary on what basis these fees will be fixed, what the amounts will be, and in what circumstances they will be charged?
Major Abraham Lyons: asked the Under-Secretary of State for Air whether he has yet received the report of the inquiry on the disaster of the "City of Khartoum"; and when he proposes to publish the full text thereof?
Major Abraham Lyons: Will my right hon. Friend take steps to see that when the report is received it is published forthwith?
Major Abraham Lyons: Has the right hon. Gentleman received any report on the latest unfortunate casualty caused by one of these so-called aircraft last week?
Major Abraham Lyons: I beg to move, to leave out the Clause. Clause 58 contains two provisions which have no bearing at all on the major part of the Bill. They are, first, that the Standing Joint Committee of the Middlesex Quarter Sessions should have, for the first time in this country, the appointment of clerks to justices; and, secondly, that the Standing Joint Committee should have the power to revise the...
Major Abraham Lyons: Having regard to what was said on behalf of the Home Office, and to the statement now made by the hon. Member, I would like to withdraw the Amendment. I join with what has been said by the two hon. Members opposite.
Major Abraham Lyons: Will my hon. and gallant Friend consider, in the interests of the Leicestershire industry, asking the Advisory Committee to make a recommendation on this matter?
Major Abraham Lyons: asked the Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs whether he can make any statement with reference to the financial indebtedness of Alberta; whether all liabilities have been met; whether any and what additional charge has been made on Dominion funds; and whether any increased financial benefits have been issued in the province?
Major Abraham Lyons: asked the Minister of Labour whether he can make any further statement upon the outcome of his conversations with industrial representatives with reference to a shorter working week in industry, and the date of the most recent discussion?
Major Abraham Lyons: When is it expected that the report will be made public?
Major Abraham Lyons: asked the Postmaster-General the number of telephone lines now in operation between Leicester and London and the date of the last increase?
Major Abraham Lyons: Can my hon. Friend say approximately when it may be expected that the further increase will have been made?
Major Abraham Lyons: rose—
Major Abraham Lyons: I understand there are very many municipal aerodromes in this country which have arranged for tenancies in respect of the supply of accessories in those aerodromes. Is it not a fact that the municipal aerodromes which have already let to various tenants the right to sell accessories and to make repairs in those aerodromes have in each case obtained satisfactory results? In those circumstances...
Major Abraham Lyons: asked the Minister of Labour whether he can make a statement with reference to the introduction of the system of a five-day working week in the boot and shoe industry; and whether he can state the number of undertakings in this trade in which it has been agreed that this shorter week should operate.
Major Abraham Lyons: Is the hon. Gentleman aware that a number of industrial concerns in this trade in Leicester have adopted the shorter working week and is his Department in close touch, so that any difficulties, more superficial than real, can be overcome?
Major Abraham Lyons: Will the hon. and gallant Gentleman be willing to receive representations and give the co-operation of his Department to any such firms as are now operating this system of a shorter working week?
Major Abraham Lyons: asked the Undersecretary of State for Air whether he will indicate the number of aircraft in operation on the Johannesburg-Capetown air service and their country or countries of origin?