Results 641–660 of 667 for speaker:Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Statistics. (3 May 1934)

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?

Oral Answers to Questions — Industrial Assurance. (24 Apr 1934)

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?

Oral Answers to Questions — Japan and China. (23 Apr 1934)

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?

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Office Schools. (23 Apr 1934)

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?

Oral Answers to Questions — Industrial Assurance Committee (Evidence). (18 Apr 1934)

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?

Oral Answers to Questions — Industrial Assurance Committee (Evidence). (18 Apr 1934)

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...

Oral Answers to Questions — Parliamentary and Non-Parliamentary Papers. (17 Apr 1934)

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?

Oral Answers to Questions — Industrial Assurance. (12 Apr 1934)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: 49. asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury whether he will arrange that reports of inspections made under the orders of the industrial insurance commissioner which he considers it desirable to publish under Section 17 of the Industrial Assurance Act of 1923, in anticipation of his annual report, should, in future, be published by the Stationery Office after being laid upon the Table of...

Industrial Assurance. (29 Mar 1934)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: I suggest no conspiracy.

Industrial Assurance. (29 Mar 1934)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: My complaint is that it reached the papers 10 days before it reached any Members of Parliament, and thus became stale.

Industrial Assurance. (29 Mar 1934)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: That is my point. They ought to be published, in a case like this, in a form which is more palatable to the general public.

Oral Answers to Questions — Public Health.: Water Supply (Ashwell Rural District). (22 Mar 1934)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: 15. asked the Minister of Health whether his attention has been drawn to the inadequacy of the water supply from rain-water storage tanks and ponds in the villages of Therfield, Kelshall and Northampstead; and whether he is satisfied that the emergency matters proposed by the Rural District Council of Ashwell are adequate and can be maintained at the expense of the inhabitants without special...

Orders of the Day — Rural Water Supplies Bill.: Clause 1. — (Government contributions towards expenses of local authorities for rural water supply.) (7 Mar 1934)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: I unreservedly endorse the view expressed by the Minister. Only last week I had a representation from four rural district councils which all agreed that the method which the Minister has developed is the one which should be developed and that no other method could possibly ensure any progress in the water supply in sparsely populated areas. In any case persons are not rated but hereditaments,...

Orders of the Day — Rural Water Supplies Bill.: Clause 1. — (Government contributions towards expenses of local authorities for rural water supply.) (7 Mar 1934)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: Some mercy should be shown to those poor local authorities who have taken at their face value the exhortations of the Minister, dated 11th May last, and have acted in preparing and committing themselves to these exceedingly necessary schemes. I do not know how far even the Minister realises the exceeding urgency of permanent schemes of water supplies in some rural districts. I can only speak...

Orders of the Day — Rural Water Supplies Bill.: Clause 1. — (Government contributions towards expenses of local authorities for rural water supply.) (7 Mar 1934)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: I was dealing with paragraph (c) that is, default consequent upon some difficulty arising out of the possible default of other local authorities. I hope we shall have regional organisation and planning—

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Telephone Poles. (1 Mar 1934)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: 66. asked the Minister of Transport whether he is aware that the proximity of telephone poles to the metalled road is the main reason why loaded lorries and other vehicles, especially in foggy weather, do not keep close to the side of the road; and whether he will, in agreement with the Postmaster-General, promote an arrangement whereby the Post Office authorities keep all such posts painted...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Telephone Poles. (1 Mar 1934)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: 67. asked the Minister of Transport whether his attention has been called to the numerous fatal and non-fatal accidents due to the existence of telephone poles close to metalled roads on land which has been dedicated to the public as a highway; and whether he will take steps, in agreement with the Postmaster-General, to secure that no such poles shall in future be erected within three feet of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Telephone Poles. (1 Mar 1934)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: Will my hon. Friend bear in mind that there is no foreign country in Europe where the roads are obstructed in this way; and will he consider further the possibility of ameliorating the position?

Orders of the Day — Unemployment Bill.: Clause 36. — (Provision and maintenance of training courses.) (20 Feb 1934)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: I appeal to the Minister to give this Amendment favourable consideration. It is within my knowledge that there is some anxiety among trainees as to whether or not they would receive fair compensation in the event of an accident. I know that at every centre a careful record is kept of every accident however trifling and that very few accidents actually occur. But some accidents do happen,...

Orders of the Day — Matrimonial Causes Bill. (2 Feb 1934)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: I beg to second the Motion. I am very conscious that I am both ill qualified and insufficiently prepared to do so, and only the strongest and deepest conviction would induce me to intervene in a discussion of this sort upon a matter of such grave importance. We have heard from the hon. and learned Member some details of the origins and the inception of the Bill, and of the Royal Commission,...


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