Results 301–320 of 1933 for speaker:Major Abraham Lyons

Oral Answers to Questions — Pensions Appeal Tribunals (22 Apr 1943)

Major Abraham Lyons: Is it proposed that all cases that have been refused by the Minister will be allowed to go to a tribunal for a re-hearing?

Oral Answers to Questions — Public Assistance Institutions (Inmates) (22 Apr 1943)

Major Abraham Lyons: asked the Minister of Health whether he has now considered a published statement, particulars whereof have been furnished, purporting to describe a visit to aged persons in a certain institution; whether he proposes to issue any observations thereon; and what steps are contemplated to ensure improvements in this and similar other institutions for the aged and infirm throughout the country?

Oral Answers to Questions — Public Assistance Institutions (Inmates) (22 Apr 1943)

Major Abraham Lyons: Where steps can be taken to improve the lot of these people will my right hon. Friend take steps and not wait for published statements to draw his attention to the matter?

Oral Answers to Questions — Fuel and Power: Windsor Races (Use of Petrol) (20 Apr 1943)

Major Abraham Lyons: asked the Minister of Fuel and Power the number of private motor cars, taximeter cabs, "drive yourself" and other hired motor vehicles, respectively, present in connection with the races at Windsor on 10th April?

Oral Answers to Questions — Fuel and Power: Windsor Races (Use of Petrol) (20 Apr 1943)

Major Abraham Lyons: In view of the Order to which the Minister has referred, although petrol is authorised for business purposes, was not other transport available which they could have used, and will the Minster take steps to put an end to this sort of thing, which is very much objected to by a number of persons who consider it should not exist in war-time?

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies: Fish Zoning Scheme (14 Apr 1943)

Major Abraham Lyons: Is it a fact that since the scheme was introduced there has been a complete shortage of fish all over the country?

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies: Cabbages (Sale, Devon) (14 Apr 1943)

Major Abraham Lyons: asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food, relative to a crop of 95 acres of flatpole cabbage in Devonshire, whether he will now identify the third party to whom sale is alleged to have been effected; and whether, in view of recent statements of Messrs. Cook, Sidebottom, Bowden and Tugsley as to 64 acres and Mr. Smaldon as to 31 acres, that no such sale ever took place, he...

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies: Cabbages (Sale, Devon) (14 Apr 1943)

Major Abraham Lyons: In view of the fact that I have a signed statement from these gentlemen saying that the information that the hon. Gentleman gave to the House last week is quite inaccurate, will he now review the matter in the light of this statement?

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies: Cabbages (Sale, Devon) (14 Apr 1943)

Major Abraham Lyons: But in view of the fact that I have a signed statement from these gentlemen, showing that the hon. Gentle- man's information was inaccurate, will he look into it again and see what the facts really are?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Overseas Airways Corporation (7 Apr 1943)

Major Abraham Lyons: Do I understand the right hon. Gentleman to tell the House that these two gentlemen regard this appointment as a whole-time appointment?

Oral Answers to Questions — Road Haulage Scheme (7 Apr 1943)

Major Abraham Lyons: asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of War Transport whether, seeing that membership of the new Government scheme is voluntary, he can give an assurance that adequate operational facilities and reasonable supplies are afforded to those operators who choose not to join; and that no indirect measures are taken to jeopardise their respective businesses?

Oral Answers to Questions — Road Haulage Scheme (7 Apr 1943)

Major Abraham Lyons: Does the hon. Gentleman, realise that if this is in fact a voluntary Scheme for the industry, it seems really all nonsense to say to those operators who do not join the bureaucracy that by threatening to withdraw supplies they will be forced out of business? They have been given an option and now is compulsion brought in by threat of extinction?

Oral Answers to Questions — Road Haulage Scheme (7 Apr 1943)

Major Abraham Lyons: asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of War Transport the numbers of divisional road officers and area road officers, respectively, now existing; whether, and to what extent, each of these numbers has been increased this year to date; and what are their salaries and duties, respectively?

Oral Answers to Questions — Road Haulage Scheme (7 Apr 1943)

Major Abraham Lyons: Will the hon. Gentleman bear in mind that the ultimate distribution and control both of material and in operative route remain in the hands of the Regional Traffic Commissioners and their many assistants, and in these circumstances are not many of these appointments quite unnecessary.

Oral Answers to Questions — Road Haulage Scheme (7 Apr 1943)

Major Abraham Lyons: asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of War Transport whether, in view of the diversion of load-carrying from roads to rail that results from the new Government haulage scheme, he has had adequate consultation with the main railways as to their capacity to receive such traffic; and whether he has received their assurances accordingly?

Oral Answers to Questions — Road Haulage Scheme (7 Apr 1943)

Major Abraham Lyons: Is it a fact that this Scheme was put into operation without a single consultation with the railway companies on their capacity to carry?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Registration (1 Apr 1943)

Major Abraham Lyons: asked the Minister of Health whether he can make any statement on the matter of a fresh national registration of the people?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Registration (1 Apr 1943)

Major Abraham Lyons: Does it not mean that the proposal that new cards should be issued in place of the present cards will preserve the anomalies now existing and permit the fraud and evasion which occur so often and which are not always brought before the courts?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Registration (1 Apr 1943)

Major Abraham Lyons: Will they be issued, in the light of experience gained, to the same people on the same terms, because, if so, the inaccuracies will be perpetuated?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: Lieut.-Colonel Gates. (30 Mar 1943)

Major Abraham Lyons: Arising out of the original reply, may I put it to the right hon. Gentleman that many Members of this House are having communications making allegations about other people? Those allegations might be right or wrong, but would he consider in the case of any which is brought giving an undertaking that there will be no victimisation of the persons whose names are mentioned in the letters?


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