Results 101–120 of 667 for speaker:Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson

Oral Answers to Questions — Cyprus.: Press Censorship. (5 Jul 1939)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: Will my right hon. Friend bear in mind that the report on the disturbances of 1931 definitely established that Press agitation was responsible for much loss of innocent life, and great damage to property, and will he give every support to the Governor and the officials in Cyprus in taking all steps necessary to avoid serious civil disturbances?

Oral Answers to Questions — War Risks (Compensation and Insurance). (26 Jun 1939)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: asked the Attorney-General whether the Government have considerd the report of the committee on the responsibility for the repair of premises damaged by hostilities; and can he make a statement on the matter?

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill.: Clause 7. — (Repeal of medicine duties. (22 Jun 1939)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: I do not think there can ever have been an occasion in this House within living memory when more than 200 Members have begged the Chancellor of the Exchequer to continue a tax and not to repeal it. I am one of more than 200 Members in all quarters of the House who put their names on the Order Paper to that effect. As my right hon. Friend intimated in his Budget speech, there is general...

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill.: Clause 7. — (Repeal of medicine duties. (22 Jun 1939)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: 1 am told that it appeared in the pharmaceutical papers on 28th April, but the date is a blank. I think the Commissioners of Customs and Excise might have waited at least until the Finance Bill had been in print and had received a Second Reading. There was no Financial Resolution necessary, and I apprehend that this, particular procedure is not covered by what is known as the Bowles Act, the...

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill.: Clause 7. — (Repeal of medicine duties. (22 Jun 1939)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: I make no reflection on them—they dispense drugs wholesale and retail besides making them. They have 250 qualified men who are available in case of emergency. They are a valuable element. It is not right in our view by abolishing this tax to put such men at a disadvantage. They ought to be pro- tected in some degree from competition by grocers, cheap-jack stores and hawkers. The repeal of...

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill.: Clause 7. — (Repeal of medicine duties. (22 Jun 1939)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: Is it not a fact that no guarantee is written on the stamp?

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill.: Clause 7. — (Repeal of medicine duties. (22 Jun 1939)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: In these circumstances, can the right hon. Gentleman explain why Messrs. Woolworth, who had abandoned their action 2£ years ago then revived it and announced their intention of pressing it, in view of the fact that the Select Committee's report, which they were awaiting, and in consideration of which they abandoned their action, had not in fact differentiated against them?

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill.: Clause 7. — (Repeal of medicine duties. (22 Jun 1939)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: It has, for 20 years.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Service.: Forign Office Staff. (14 Jun 1939)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: asked the Prime Minister whether he is aware that all Foreign Office officials have been informed that on reaching the age of 25 they must resign from their Territorial or other National Service units and remain at the full disposal of the Secretary of State, only those under 25 years of age being permitted to volunteer for such service; and how many persons under 25 years of age now in His...

Oral Answers to Questions — National Service.: Forign Office Staff. (14 Jun 1939)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: Is it possible for them to become special constables in the London area?

Oral Answers to Questions — Palestine.: Awards for Gallantry. (14 Jun 1939)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: asked the Prime Minister whether he will consider the advisability of advising the restoration to the Royal Warrant regulating awards of the Victoria Cross the provision which it contained, until amended and consolidated in May, 1920, where under it could be awarded to officers and men of the armed forces who may perform acts of conspicuous courage and bravery in circumstances of extreme...

Orders of the Day — Military Training Bill. (4 May 1939)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: You are talking nonsense.

Oral Answers to Questions — Balloon Explosion, Paignton. (3 May 1939)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: asked the Paymaster-General, as representing the Lord President of the Council, whether he can make any statement as to the injuries caused to 16 children and two men at Paignton, on 20th April, by the explosion of a hydrogen balloon released by the National Physical Laboratory; and whether he is prepared to accept liability for medical expenses incurred in treating the injured persons...

Oral Answers to Questions — Burma.: Railway Construction. (3 May 1939)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: asked the Under secretary of State for Burma, whether he is aware that the Chinese Government are building a railway to the Sino-Burmese frontier; and whether he can give an assurance that no railway construction in Burma is contemplated to connect with it, and that no such project will be entertained without the fullest previous public inquiry and the assent of the Burmese Parliament?

Oral Answers to Questions — Burma.: Munitions in Transit. (3 May 1939)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: asked the Undersecretary of State for Burma the total tonnage, value, country of origin, and summary description of munitions of war which passed through Burma during 1937, and during the first quarter of 1938; and whether any special trade convention has been concluded between China and Burma in this connection?

Oral Answers to Questions — Burma.: Munitions in Transit. (3 May 1939)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: Can my hon. and gallant Friend ascertain approximately what munitions were, in fact, in transit, and whether any duty has been paid?

Oral Answers to Questions — Card-Room Workers (Departmental Committee). (2 May 1939)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he will publish the evidence tendered to the Departmental Committee on Compensation for Card - Room Workers?

Oral Answers to Questions — Card-Room Workers (Departmental Committee). (2 May 1939)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: Will the Home Secretary be good enough to put a copy in the Library of the House and in the Rylands Library in Manchester, in view of the great scientific importance of the novel questions considered in the report?

Oral Answers to Questions — Territorial Army (Training). (24 Apr 1939)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: asked the Minister of Labour whether he will initiate a new King's Roll of employers who are willing to make up the wages of men going to Territorial camps, and to give these men the same holidays as at present, outside their training; and whether, in any case, he will instruct divisional officers of the Ministry to ascertain what firms are willing so to act, and to give publicity to their names?

Oral Answers to Questions — Anglo-German Fellowship. (24 Apr 1939)

Lieut-Colonel Sir Arnold Wilson: On a point of Order. Although I am not myself a member of the Anglo-German Fellowship I desire to inquire whether a Member of this House who is able to obtain a list of the members of the Anglo-German Fellowship is entitled by putting down such a question to use the Privileges of this House in order to cast innuendoes on a body which includes Members of both Houses of Parliament and a large...


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