Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: 51. asked the Financial Secretary to the War Office whether his attention has been drawn to the infestation of barracks in Egypt, Gibraltar, China, and Malta by bugs, and the statement made in the Report on the Health of the Army for 1932 that they are a source of great irritation, particularly to young soldiers; and what, if any, steps are in contemplation to provide better accommodation,...
Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: Is there any prospect of similar schemes in Malta?
Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: 52. asked the Financial Secretary to the War Office whether his attention has been called to the statement of the Director-General of Army Medical Services in his annual report on the health of the Army for 1932, that dental care of the women and children of serving soldiers is inferior to that available in civil life, owing to financial stringency precluding the appointment of more dental...
Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: 26. asked the Minister of Health whether he will draw the attention of medical officers of health to the statement, at page 28 of the report of the Cattle Diseases Committee, that the most serious outbreak of disease brought to their notice, involving over 500 deaths, was traced to pasteurised milk infected by a human carrier?
Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: 31. asked the Minister of Health whether a decision has yet been reached as to the action to be taken on the recommendation of the Civil Lord of the Admiralty (Cmd. 4728, paragraph 48) that the question of amalgamation of local authorities on Tyneside should receive immediate consideration?
Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: 54. asked the Minister of Transport the approximate mileages of roads upon which building and improvement lines, under the Roads Improvement Act, 1925, the Public Health Act, 1925, and the latest Surrey, Essex and Middlesex County Council Acts, have been prescribed from 1925 to date?
Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: Will the Minister of Transport draw attention to the very satisfactory progress which has been made in this matter, and point out to local authorities that if they continue at this speed further legislation will become unnecessary?
Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: Is it not the fact that for more than 100 years the British flag has been flown there and that repeatedly statements have been made that it is British territory; and has that position not been pointed out frequently to the Persian Government?
Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: Why should news of the abandonment of a British naval station reach us from Delhi instead of by an announcement from His Majesty's Government to this House especially having regard to the very ancient connection which exists in this case as the right hon Gentleman has already explained?
Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: In view of the very unsatisfactory reply of the right hon. Gentleman and the importance of the issue involved, I beg to give notice that I shall raise this question at the earliest opportunity on the Adjournment.
Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: 10. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the Persian Government have now finally abandoned their claim to sovereignty over the islands of Bahrain?
Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: Have the Government of India taken any action in regard to this film in India?
Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: 3. asked the Secretary of State for India whether his attention has been called to the wearing of uniforms closely resembling the uniform of Indian cavalry regiments by the attendants at a cinema at which the film entitled "Lives of a Bengal Lancer" is now being shown; and whether he will take action in the matter under the Uniforms Act, 1894?
Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: Has my hon. Friend seen the uniforms; and is he aware that during the Jubilee year celebrations these men, masquerading for profit in uniforms of the Indian Army, are to be seen on the route of the Royal Procession?
Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: Is my hon. Friend aware that the Act of 1894 definitely prohibits uniforms having a general resemblance to those of the forces, and that an exact reproduction is not necessary to bring such a matter within the Act?
Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: 36. asked the Minister of Health whether his attention has been drawn to the fact that the death-rate from syphilis for 1933 was higher than for 1924, and the total number of reported new cases of venereal disease higher in 1933 than in 1925 or in 1932; and whether he will now consider the need for legislation to require compulsory notification and segregation of cases of these infectious and...
Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: Is the Minister aware that Great Britain is practically the only large country in Europe where the rates have not shown a very substantial decline?
Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: 65. asked the President of the Board of Trade the estimated gross and net cost of the Clearing Office for Enemy Debts, including the Enemy Property Department and the Russian Claims Department, for the current year; the number of years during which the Clearing Office has been in existence, and whether he can give an approximate date for the termination of its labours?
Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: 27. asked the Minister of Health whether he is aware that W. Barrett, a cattleman at Dromenagh Farm, Iver, Bucks, has been detained since 12th March in the isolation hospital at Cippenham on the unsupported statement of a single medical officer that he was suffering from an infectious disease, though he was at that date, and is now, considered by another doctor to be free from any disease;...
Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: Will the man receive pay or compensation for the time he was detained in hospital, and, if so, from what source?