Results 41–60 of 308 for speaker:Mr Ernest Bennett

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Members of Parliament (Division Bells). (5 Jun 1935)

Mr Ernest Bennett: The payments in question are small, and I gather that hon. Members generally prefer not to be troubled with the account more than once a year. If, however, any hon. Member would like his account rendered quarterly, I shall be happy to arrange for this to be done.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Members of Parliament (Division Bells). (5 Jun 1935)

Mr Ernest Bennett: This scarcely arises out of the question on the Paper.

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Wireless Licence Fee. (3 Jun 1935)

Mr Ernest Bennett: I am making inquiry into this suggestion and will communicate the result to my hon. Friend in due course.

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Retirements, Liverpool. (3 Jun 1935)

Mr Ernest Bennett: Nine employés in the Liverpool Post Office applied under the terms of the circular and seven of the applications were granted. Two have been refused because retirement could not be justified on financial grounds.

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Savings Bank (Married Women. Employes). (3 Jun 1935)

Mr Ernest Bennett: Eleven ex-women clerks who left the Savings Bank Department on marriage have recently been engaged to meet a need in that Department caused by temporary difficulties of recruitment. They are being paid on the standard scales of pay for temporary women clerks, beginning at 45s. ld. or 43s. ld. a week according to the importance of the work. Arrangements are in hand with a view to the promotion...

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Edmonton Green Office. (3 Jun 1935)

Mr Ernest Bennett: No, Sir.

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Edmonton Green Office. (3 Jun 1935)

Mr Ernest Bennett: I am aware of the fact mentioned by the hon. Member, but the new post office was asked for by the urban district council and the site was approved by them.

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Edmonton Green Office. (3 Jun 1935)

Mr Ernest Bennett: The figures of business done at the Edmonton Green Post Office are not available in the form requested and their preparation would involve considerable work which I fear could not be justified. It is not practicable to isolate the working of a particular post office from postal business generally for the purpose of determining whether it yields a profit.

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Edmonton Green Office. (3 Jun 1935)

Mr Ernest Bennett: No, I am afraid I have no information on that point.

Oral Answers to Questions — British Broadcasting Corporation. (29 May 1935)

Mr Ernest Bennett: I would suggest that the hon. Member should communicate with the secretary of the committee on the matter.

Oral Answers to Questions — British Broadcasting Corporation. (29 May 1935)

Mr Ernest Bennett: That I am afraid I cannot undertake, but there is a Committee dealing with these matters and they have intimated their willingness to receive recommendations up to 31st May.

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Sorter's Death (Anthrax). (29 May 1935)

Mr Ernest Bennett: I much regret to say that a sorter was taken ill and died while on holiday. At the inquest the Coroner found that death was due to anthrax but that there was no evidence as to how the deceased had become infected. The deceased's duties did not bring him into contact with any likely source of anthrax, and there would seem no good reason to attribute his death to his employment. A claim for...

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Sorter's Death (Anthrax). (29 May 1935)

Mr Ernest Bennett: He was on holiday.

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Sorter's Death (Anthrax). (29 May 1935)

Mr Ernest Bennett: That is a rather big order for me; but I can assure both the hon. Members who have taken an interest in this sad case that it is by no means closed.

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Morning Delivery, Cockermouth. (29 May 1935)

Mr Ernest Bennett: The London Mid land and Scottish Railway Company found it necessary to suspend this passenger train service because the line was unsafe. The question of providing a more satisfactory alternative service is under discussion with the company.

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Morning Delivery, Cockermouth. (29 May 1935)

Mr Ernest Bennett: I am sorry if I was inaudible. I have stated that the matter is under discussion with the company.

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office (Facilities, Astley). (15 May 1935)

Mr Ernest Bennett: The matter is under consideration and I will write to the hon. Member.

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office (Cooperage Contract). (8 May 1935)

Mr Ernest Bennett: The particulars quoted in the earlier part of this question are, I believe, substantially correct. I am not in a position, for reasons which I have already explained at some length, to give a general undertaking of the kind suggested by the hon. Member.

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office (Cooperage Contract). (8 May 1935)

Mr Ernest Bennett: I have nothing to add to my answer.


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