Results 661–667 of 667 for speaker:Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson

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

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: I apologise to the hon. and learned Gentleman. I can scarcely imagine it possible that this House would be dictated to by any authority, however eminent. But, descended as I am from three generations of clergymen of the Church of England, I am far from underrating the importance of the ecclesiastical aspect. I believe it to be of vast importance to the country as a whole that this House...

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: Strength. (21 Dec 1933)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: 45. asked the Prime Minister whether his attention has been drawn to the fact that the Italian Government, whilst decreasing their naval and military estimates for the coming year, have increased their air estimates; and whether His Majesty's Government will give consideration to the inadequacy of the present strength of the Royal Air Force in the course of the review now in progress of next...

Oral Answers to Questions — Industrial and Child Assurance. (13 Dec 1933)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: 66. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether and, if so, when it is intended to introduce legislation to give effect to the recommendation made in the Report of the Committee on Industrial Assurance and Assurance on the lives of children under 10 years of age [Cmd. 4376.]

Oral Answers to Questions — Imported News Film (Withdrawal). (4 Dec 1933)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that the "Daily Mirror" on 29th November published the identical photograph of a naked man hanging on a tree; and will he suitably admonish those responsible?

Orders of the Day — Schedule. (14 Nov 1933)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: I should be very reluctant to rise to deal with a subject of which I have very little personal knowledge but for the fact that I was unexpectedly charged, in the absence of a number of other hon. Members, with the responsibility of presenting to this House a petition, signed by 59,000 persons, against the Bill. The grounds of that petition have been so amply covered by the hon. Member for...

Orders of the Day — Schedule. (14 Nov 1933)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: It was perhaps accepted in that place, but it has been stated very freely elsewhere that no trapper could possibly carry on his vocation if he lost 90 per cent. of the birds. We had a moving reference to what goes on at Club Row. Al] that I can say is that the existing law is adequate to deal with such abominations. The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is not backward,...

Protection of Birds Bill. (8 Nov 1933)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: I beg leave to present to this Honourable House a Petition, signed by more than 59,000 persons, drawn from very many parts of the United Kingdom, begging that the Protection of Birds Bill may be recommitted by this Honourable House to a Select Committee. They represent that the Bill in its present form will not, in fact, promote the object for which it is intended, namely, prevention of...

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