Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: Can my hon. Friend state what authority decides whether the evidence submitted to a Departmental Committee is presented to Parliament in an accessible form or is published by the Stationery Office in a relatively inaccessible form?
Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: 54. asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury why the Crown copyright has not been reserved on memoranda of evidence submitted by interested parties to the Industrial Assurance Committee; and whether he will ensure that such documents, when published by the Stationery Office, should in future be the exclusive coypright of the Crown?
Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: 55. asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury why certain appendices to the minutes of evidence before the departmental committee on Industrial Assurance containing ex parte statements, printed in the first instance at the cost of interested parties, are published by the Stationery Office as official publications apart from the body of relevant evidence; and whether he has considered the...
Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: Can my right hon. Friend say anything which will tend to discourage the publication in this country of statements of a misleading and derogatory character regarding the rulers of these two countries?
Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: 43. asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether any report on the work of Home Office schools has been issued since 1928; and, if not, whether, in view of the excellent work of these institutions and the important changes recently introduced, he will present to Parliament a further illustrated report on the work of the children's branch of the Home Office?
Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: 53. asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury whether the Law Officers of the Crown have been consulted as to the legality of the memorandum of association of the Royal London Mutual Assurance Company, referred to by the Committee on Industrial Assurance at page 21 of their report; and what action, if any, is proposed?
Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: 5. asked the Minister of Labour what percentage of men who have passed through training centres during the past 12 months have passed into employment; and what proportion of men so trained in previous years remain in the employment for which they were trained?
Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: 4. asked the Minister of Labour the number of persons of both sexes who, on 20th March last, had been on the register as unemployed for less than one month and less than three months, respectively?
Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: 46. asked the Home Secretary if he can furnish a statement showing how many persons have been charged by the police in connection with disturbances relating to Blackshirt meetings in London during the present month, together with their names and their countries of origin, the nature of the offence, and the punishment, if any, awarded; and whether any of them were Blackshirts, and, if so, how many?
Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: 41. asked the Home Secretary if he will introduce legislation to extend the Firearms Acts to the carrying or being in possession of knuckledusters, loaded sticks, mounted razor-blades, or similar lethal weapons?
Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: 44. asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury what amount His Majesty's Government have received or expect to receive by way of dividend from their share holding in the Suez Canal Company for the year ended 31st December, 1933, as compared with their receipts for the two previous years; and what approximate proportion of this sum is contributed by British shipping using the canal?
Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: 56. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he will consider the advisability of appointing a departmental committee to inquire into the effect of Suez Canal dues upon the import and export trade of certain African dependencies and mandated territories, and of British colonial possessions in the Far East?
Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: One hundred yards is certainly much more than the average. One hundred feet is much more general in America and I should certainly object if I were in the position of the Noble Lord.
Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: One hundred feet may be ample, it depends on circumstances. I submit that the Bill is justified by all experience in America. The Noble Lord spoke of the danger of royal monopolies. I have had some experience of obtaining concessions in foreign countries where royal monopoly actually exists, as in Argentina, in Spain, in Venezuela and Colombia, and I confess that there has been very little...
Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: The words "pure and free from the infection of any disease" occur in the additional Clause which has just been moved by the Minister.
Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: May I leave out the word "pure" and continue to discuss the words "free from the infection of any disease"?
Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: The 70's, 80's or 90's?
Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: 17. asked the Minister of Agriculture whether the Foot-and-Mouth Disease Research Committee, since its appointment 10 years ago, have considered the connection between the quality of the food of cattle and the incidence of this disease; whether the committee are dealing with the question of the prevention of foot-and-mouth disease by a combination of high quality food and improved hygiene;...
Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: 52. asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he will circularise all licensing justices to the effect that in places where Part IV of the Public Health Acts Amendment Act, 1890, has, under Section 3, been adopted by the local authority they should, in granting licences for music and dancing in large public halls, at their discretion stipulate that such places may not be...
Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: Germany is prepared to suffer. I do not think that we are, for so small an amount of money.