Results 181–200 of 609 for speaker:Sir Louis Smith

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: British Industries Fair. (23 Jun 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: 61. asked the Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department whether he can give an assurance that exhibitors in the textile industries section of the British Industries Fair will not, under the new arrangements for the organisation of this section of the fair, be involved in a greater expense than last year for space at the exhibition and exhibition stands?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Road Grants. (24 Jun 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: Is this the first evidence of the Department of the right hon. Gentleman that no further expenditure is to be incurred in this road development?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Glove, Cutlery and Gas Mantle Industries. (30 Jun 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: 17. asked the President of the Board of Trade what has been the course of employment in the glove, cultery and gas mantle industries for each quarter since 1st January, 1930?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Glove, Cutlery and Gas Mantle Industries. (30 Jun 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: Will the right hon. Gentleman tell the House whether the figures have gone down considerably since the date mentioned in the question?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Glove, Cutlery and Gas Mantle Industries. (30 Jun 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: If these figures have gone down seriously, does not the right hon. Gentleman realise that the withdrawal

Oral Answers to Questions — Aviation.: Aerodromes, West Riding. (1 Jul 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: 20. asked the Under-Secretary of State for Air the number of aerodromes in the West Riding of Yorkshire at the present time; whether these are regarded as sufficient for existing purposes; and whether his Department has made, or intends to make, representations to the local authorities in favour of the building of an aerodrome at Sheffield?

Oral Answers to Questions — Aviation.: Aerodromes, West Riding. (1 Jul 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: Can the hon. Member say whether any negotiations are in progress with his Department regarding the establishment of an aerodrome in any other part of this area?

Oral Answers to Questions — Dead Sea Salts (Concession). (7 Jul 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: 76. asked the Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies whether any potash has yet been produced and delivered by the company operating the Dead Sea concession which was given to Mr. Moses Novamesky?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Road Materials. (8 Jul 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: 19. asked the Minister of Transport whether, as there are ample supplies of road stone available in this country, he will consider the desirability of asking Parliament for powers to prohibit the purchase of foreign road stone by local authorities?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Road Materials. (8 Jul 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: Is not the right hon. Gentleman aware that an abundant supply of this material is available in this country, and that there is no necessity for importations from abroad?

Oral Answers to Questions — Boilers (Inspection). (9 Jul 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: 26. asked the Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he has now reconsidered the proposed changes with regard to the inspection of boilers; and whether he has been able to accept the amendments put forward by the Federation of British Industries and the National Federation of Employers' Organisations?

Orders of the Day — British Sugar Industry (Assistance) Bill. (14 Jul 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: The sugar industry has received subsidies in every other country.

Orders of the Day — British Sugar Industry (Assistance) Bill. (14 Jul 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: Like the right hon. Gentleman for Darwen (Sir H. Samuel) I am sorry this Debate cannot take place in the daylight. This matter having been raised in the way it has been raised from the benches below the Gangway, it is a matter which should be carefully discussed in this House before a decision is reached. I am not one of those who spend money needlessly or advise the Government to do so. I...

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: His Majesty's Submarine "poseidon" (Awards and Promotions). (15 Jul 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: Is the right hon. Gentleman recommending any recognition of the inventor of the apparatus by which these men were saved?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Motor Coach and Omnibus Fares. (15 Jul 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: 27. asked the Minister of Transport in how many cases the fares of public motor coach or motor omnibus services have been raised by order of the traffic commissioners; and whether he will give the circumstances of each such case?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Motor Coach and Omnibus Fares. (15 Jul 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: Seeing that this is a matter of some importance, where people have to pay more for their journeys by coach, will the right hon. Gentleman look further into it?

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Wireless News Messages. (15 Jul 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: 48. asked the Postmaster-General the exact functions of the Post Office station at Rugby in transmitting wireless messages to the world for general information; whether this is under his control or whether it is in private hands; and whether he can give any details as to the type of news which is transmitted?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Australia (Preference). (16 Jul 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: 73. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether his attention has been called to the fact that the increased 10 per cent. rate in Australia on goods not covered by the first and second classifications will nullify the portion of preference given to Great Britain; and whether he will suggest to the Commonwealth Government the desirability of pari passu measures against competing foreign...

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Gas Poisoning. (21 Jul 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: 22. asked the President of the Board of Trade what progress has been made by the Committee on Coal Gas Poisoning which was appointed in June, 1929?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Road Materials. (23 Sep 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: 27. asked the Minister of Transport whether he will consider the desirability of asking Parliament for powers to prohibit the purchase of foreign road stone by local authorities in view of the fact that ample supplies of this material are available in this country?


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