Results 301–308 of 308 for speaker:Mr Ernest Bennett

Orders of the Day — Blasphemy Laws (Amendment) Bill. (24 Jan 1930)

Mr Ernest Bennett: After the reassuring words of the Home Secretary, I shall have no scruple in voting for the Second Reading of the Bill, because those reassuring words mean that, if the Bill comes back to the House from Committee, the objectionable features alluded to by the hon. Member for Oxford University (Sir C. Oman) will be excised. I wish that the author of the Bill would accept the suggested Amendment...

Orders of the Day — Blasphemy Laws (Amendment) Bill. (24 Jan 1930)

Mr Ernest Bennett: I am praising the hon. Member, not them. [Interruption.] It is a fact in all seriousness that there are to-day millions of our fellow-citizens who are guided in life, comforted in trouble, and cheered in the hour of death by Christianity. These things are true. You are at perfect liberty to question the validity of the facts on which people base their faith. It is open to us all, from Bishop...

Egypt. (23 Dec 1929)

Mr Ernest Bennett: I will ask the attention of the House for a very few minutes, because there will be ample opportunities later for discussing the vexed questions of Egypt in general and the Treaty in particular. I would like to call attention to the emphasis which the last speaker has put upon the amount of illiteracy amongst the Egyptian people. That illiteracy, to some extent, reflects upon the boasted...

Egypt. (23 Dec 1929)

Mr Ernest Bennett: Yes, it was a real honour, and I have kept in touch with friends in Egypt of various positions and views. Educated and thoughtful people in Egypt are now looking forward, after what has been a foreign domination for nearly half a century, an unacceptable domination, to real independence, not a sham independence, through the sagacity and courage of a Labour Government in England. At a moment...

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Ex-Enemy Property. (12 Nov 1929)

Mr Ernest Bennett: 24. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether the suspension of the liquidation of ex-enemy property as from 31st August last applies to the property of Austrian as well as German nationals?

Oral Answers to Questions — Palestine.: Police. (6 Nov 1929)

Mr Ernest Bennett: 32. asked the Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies the expenditure involved in the recruiting and transport of additional British police to Palestine?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Palestine (Expenditure). (5 Nov 1929)

Mr Ernest Bennett: 44. asked the Secretary of State for War what expenditure has been incurred through the transport and employment of troops in connection with the recent riots in Palestine?

Ballot for Notices of Motions.: Parliamentary Representation of Universities. (30 Oct 1929)

Mr Ernest Bennett: I beg to give notice, that, this day four weeks, I shall call attention to the Parliamentary representation of our Universities, and move a Resolution.

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