Major Abraham Lyons: Can the right hon. Gentleman give any reply to the typewriter trade, which has been exploited for months by an evasion of the duty imposed?
Major Abraham Lyons: Can the right hon. Gentleman give us some idea when this trade, which has suffered so long, may expect to have a reasonable and satisfactory answer?
Major Abraham Lyons: Can the Attorney-General give the assurance that was asked for by the hon. Member for Ilford (Sir G. Hamilton) that the amortisation of" A" and" B" stocks and petrol charges will not result in increased charges to the public?
Major Abraham Lyons: Any increase in price will be pressed on to the travelling public?
Major Abraham Lyons: What about the "Daily Herald"? Does the hon. Member remember that?
Major Abraham Lyons: 11. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he can now make a statement on the question of the American debt situation?
Major Abraham Lyons: At what date does the right hon. Gentleman expect to be able to make a statement in the House?
Major Abraham Lyons: 8. asked the Home Secretary how many cases are known to his Department in which the payments of money under the Workmen's Compensation Act have been delayed or denied to injured employés through default or insolvency of employers?
Major Abraham Lyons: May I ask that serious consideration should now be given to the important question of compulsory workmen's compensation insurance?
Major Abraham Lyons: Will further consideration, and serious consideration, be given to it?
Major Abraham Lyons: 16. asked the Minister of Health if he can now make a statement of the intention of His Majesty's Government with reference to the Rent Restrictions Acts?
Major Abraham Lyons: The same explanation as last time—"only a little one!"
Major Abraham Lyons: Has anybody ever asked for this change?
Major Abraham Lyons: 59. asked the Home Secretary the places in which cinematograph theatres have been, or are proposed to be, opened on Sundays where all or some of the regular staff worked, or are to work, gratuitously; and whether, as such seven days' continuous engagement at work is an evasion of the safeguards in the Act, he will introduce an amending measure to give effect to the security against a...
Major Abraham Lyons: I thank the Under-Secretary for the information which he has given clarifying this important point. May I ask him whether in the circular which has been issued to local authorities the point of his answer has been made manifest?
Major Abraham Lyons: I understand that a. circular on the working of the Act has been issued to local authorities. In any further circular that may be issued, may I ask that the information which my hon. Friend has given to the House will be embodied?
Major Abraham Lyons: May I ask whether, to prevent evasion of Income Tax, the right hon. Gentleman will direct that in the case of the whole of these payments the tax shall be deducted at the source?
Major Abraham Lyons: 70. asked the Secretary to the Treasury the amount of duty received in connection with the importa- tion of foreign typewriters into this country for the period January to September, 1932, inclusive, and the number of machines covered thereby?
Major Abraham Lyons: Does the figure which the Financial Secretary has given include any foreign-made machines that have come into this country from Canada?5
Major Abraham Lyons: Are not all foreign machines subject to duty from whatever source they come?