Results 101–120 of 308 for speaker:Mr Ernest Bennett

Civil Estimates and Estimates for Revenue Departments and Supplementary Estimate, 1933.: Post Office. (24 Jul 1933)

Mr Ernest Bennett: My statement is that I do not think that a claim for higher wages should be based upon the extent of the surplus.

Civil Estimates and Estimates for Revenue Departments and Supplementary Estimate, 1933.: Post Office. (24 Jul 1933)

Mr Ernest Bennett: No. Other hon. Members wish to speak.

Civil Estimates and Estimates for Revenue Departments and Supplementary Estimate, 1933.: Post Office. (24 Jul 1933)

Mr Ernest Bennett: There are many other points upon which I should like to touch. I should like very much to answer some of the questions put by the Noble Lord the Member for Aldershot (Viscount Weimer) but time, I am afraid—

Civil Estimates and Estimates for Revenue Departments and Supplementary Estimate, 1933.: Post Office. (24 Jul 1933)

Mr Ernest Bennett: —makes it impossible for me to do so. He and other hon. Members have stressed the subject of advertising and the results. At this moment we are employing 750 full-time officers in the provinces, and we are using every means in the way of advertising our goods, literature, posters, exhibitions, and, shortly, experimental telephones in the schools. We are also in a short time making use of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office (Sisal Twine). (27 Jul 1933)

Mr Ernest Bennett: The answer to the first part of the question is in the affirmative; the second, therefore, does not arise.

Oral Answers to Questions — Broadcasting Programmes (Publication). (28 Jul 1933)

Mr Ernest Bennett: The licence for a wireless exchange contains a clause to the effect that nothing in the licence authorises the licensee to do any act which is an infringement of any copyright which may exist in any published programme. The question whether the publication of programmes for wireless exchanges giving certain details constitutes an infringement of copyright is a legal question which my right...

Oral Answers to Questions — Broadcasting Programmes (Publication). (28 Jul 1933)

Mr Ernest Bennett: Yes, it is a fact, and the whole matter is sub judice at this moment.

Oral Answers to Questions — Broadcasting Programmes (Publication). (28 Jul 1933)

Mr Ernest Bennett: I will bear in mind what the hon. Member says.

Oral Answers to Questions — Broadcasting Programmes (Publication). (28 Jul 1933)

Mr Ernest Bennett: As I said before, this is a, legal question, and the Post Office is not concerned with the legal question. It is a legal question to be dealt with by the British Broadcasting Corporation against the "Sunday Referee."

Oral Answers to Questions — Broadcasting Programmes (Publication). (28 Jul 1933)

Mr Ernest Bennett: Of course it is.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Parcel Post (Scale of Charges). (15 Nov 1933)

Mr Ernest Bennett: I will keep the suggestion of my hon. Friend in mind.

Oral Answers to Questions — Air Postage Rates. (29 Nov 1933)

Mr Ernest Bennett: In view of the rapid and continued increase in the volume of air-mail traffic, I cannot agree with my lion. Friend's suggestion that the development of Empire air communications is restricted by the existence of varying air postage rates. These rates are fixed for each air service or group of services in relation to the costs of air

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office: Prosecutions, Glasgow (29 Nov 1933)

Mr Ernest Bennett: During the last 12 months 10 Post Office servants in Glasgow were prosecuted at the instance of the Post Office authorities. Nine were convicted and one was bound over. As the remainder of the answer contains a number of figures, I propose, with the hon. Member's permission, to circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office: Prosecutions, Glasgow (29 Nov 1933)

Mr Ernest Bennett: It may be so.

Oral Answers to Questions — Broadcasting (Wavelengths). (4 Dec 1933)

Mr Ernest Bennett: The average period during which each wavelength is at present used for the broadcasting of matter which is not broadcast on any other wavelength is about one hour a day, the periods at individual stations ranging from nearly 3½ hours to nil. The more important items in the programmes are broadcast simultaneously from two or more stations. This system of simultaneous broadcasting offers many...

Oral Answers to Questions — Broadcasting (Wavelengths). (4 Dec 1933)

Mr Ernest Bennett: The advantage of the present system is that it enables people with cheaper sets to get a much larger variety of programmes, which otherwise would only be available to those with costlier sets.

Oral Answers to Questions — Broadcasting (Wavelengths). (4 Dec 1933)

Mr Ernest Bennett: The hon. Member had better discuss these matters with the experts.

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Letters. (4 Dec 1933)

Mr Ernest Bennett: The number of letters and other packets sent in the letter mails during the 12 months ended the 31st of March last was approximately 6,640,000,000. I regret that it would be impossible to obtain reliable information with reference to the other figures asked for without prolonged and costly examination, but my right hon. Friend can, however, give an assurance that the total number of losses...

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Indian Air-Mail. (4 Dec 1933)

Mr Ernest Bennett: Attention was specially directed to the earlier closing of the Indian air-mail in the Press and in the Post Office Daily List on the 27th of October, and copies of the air-mail leaflet showing the revised time of posting were obtainable at the Post Offices generally on the 28th of October, a full week before the alteration became effective.

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Night Postal Arrangements (London). (4 Dec 1933)

Mr Ernest Bennett: Such letters should normally be delivered by the first post the following morning. If my hon. Friend has particulars of correspondence which appears to have been delayed, I will have enquiry made.


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