Results 1921–1933 of 1933 for speaker:Major Abraham Lyons

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?

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 — 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?

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 — 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?

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 — 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 — 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 — 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 — 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?


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