Results 41–60 of 609 for speaker:Sir Louis Smith

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Specifications (British Materials). (6 Mar 1930)

Sir Louis Smith: 50. asked the Minister of Health the methods adopted by local authorities in order to bring into practice the recommendations of the Minister's Circular Letter 1960 and, in particular, whether local authorities are impressing upon their technical officers and consultants the necessity of specifications being framed in accordance with British practice and British materials?

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Specifications (British Materials). (6 Mar 1930)

Sir Louis Smith: Has the right hon. Gentleman's attention been drawn to the fact that the wording of some specifications follows so closely the description of goods manufactured abroad that, in competing with those goods, home manufacturers have been very greatly prejudiced?

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Westminster (Flats). (6 Mar 1930)

Sir Louis Smith: Will the right hon. Gentleman not have some regard to the health of the neighbourhood rather than have 814 open fires added in such flats?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Level Crossings, Lincoln. (11 Mar 1930)

Sir Louis Smith: Does the right hon. Gentleman realise the urgency of alleviating this particular nuisance in Lincoln, having regard to the fact that an increasing number of people are regularly being held up in this city, as I have been for 20 years? I estimate that I have lost 20 hours each year?

Oral Answers to Questions — House of Commons (Refreshment Department). (18 Mar 1930)

Sir Louis Smith: 59. asked the hon. Member for the Gorton Division, as Chairman of the Kitchen Committee, how many makes of cheese manufactured in the British Isles and how many imported cheeses are being consumed in the dining rooms of the House of Commons; and what weight of home-made and imported cheese, respectively, has been consumed in the House during the six months ended February, 1930?

Oral Answers to Questions — Channel Tunnel. (20 Mar 1930)

Sir Louis Smith: 56 and 57. asked the Prime Minister (1) whether, in view of the favourable nature of the report of the Channel Tunnel Committee, he will cause negotiations to be commenced at an early date with the French Government, with a view to settling the necessary legal and administrative questions on which agreement must be reached before the construction of the tunnel can be begun; (2) whether the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Channel Tunnel. (20 Mar 1930)

Sir Louis Smith: As so many industrialists in the country are of opinion that the building of this Channel Tunnel is long overdue, having regard to the additional trade that might be done, especially with Southern Europe, will the right hon Gentleman do his utmost to avoid any further delay in the building of the Tunnel?

Oral Answers to Questions — Safeguarding and Import Duties.: Motor Industry. (25 Mar 1930)

Sir Louis Smith: Is not the percentage of the cranes used for any other purpose so small that such an argument cannot have much weight?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Statistics. (3 Apr 1930)

Sir Louis Smith: 23. asked the Minister of Labour the total number of unemployed registered at the Employment Exchanges in the Sheffield Parliamentary areas now and at the end of last June, respectively?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Airships (Mooring Masts). (3 Apr 1930)

Sir Louis Smith: 101. asked the Under-Secretary of State for Air the number of mooring masts for airships now in existence in this country and the intentions of his Department with regard to their increase?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Railway Steel Sleepers. (8 Apr 1930)

Sir Louis Smith: 35. asked the Lord Privy Seal if he can now make any further statement with regard to the use in this country of steel railway sleepers?

Safeguarding Duties (Cutlery Industry). (10 Apr 1930)

Sir Louis Smith: I beg to present a Petition signed by 6,000 employers and workpeople engaged in the cutlery industry, and by the Master Cutler of Sheffield, the President of the Sheffield Cutlery Manufacturers' Association, the Secretary of the Sheffield United Cutlery Council, and representatives of the trade unions in the cutlery trade, Showing that the continuance of the Safeguarding Duty on imported...

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Bread (British-Grown Wheat) (14 Apr 1930)

Sir Louis Smith: 55. asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he proposes to take any steps, and, if so, of what nature, to ensure the use of a greater percentage of flour made from British-grown wheat in bread sold to the British public?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Bankruptcies. (14 Apr 1930)

Sir Louis Smith: 56. asked the Minister of Agriculture whether, having regard to the increasing cases of bankruptcy among farmers, he is able to fix a date when he proposes to introduce any Measure remedial of their present condition?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Bankruptcies. (14 Apr 1930)

Sir Louis Smith: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that an hon. Member sitting behind him has said that unless effective measures are taken very soon, nothing but calamity awaits the agricultural industry?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Channel Tunnel. (15 Apr 1930)

Sir Louis Smith: 45 and 48. asked the Prime Minister (1) if be can now make any statement as to the result of the consideration of the Report of the Channel Tunnel Committee by the Committee of Imperial Defence; (2) whether he will endeavour to expedite a decision on the Channel Tunnel issue by the Committee of Imperial Defence, with the object of enabling this project, if approved, to be taken in hand at...

Orders of the Day — Amendment of Law. (15 Apr 1930)

Sir Louis Smith: More people voted for the Conservative party at the last election than voted for the Labour party.

Oral Answers to Questions — Aviation.: Airships (Mooring Masts). (16 Apr 1930)

Sir Louis Smith: 36. asked the Under-Secretary of State for Air the number and precise position of mooring masts in any part of the world suitable for anchoring R 100 and R 101; and whether any further masts are being constructed in Canada in view of the projected flight to that country?

Oral Answers to Questions — Aviation.: Aerodromes. (16 Apr 1930)

Sir Louis Smith: 37. asked the Under-Secretary of State for Air the number of aerodromes now in existence in this country, dividing them into State-owned, municipal-owned, and private-owned; and indicating which of the English and Welsh counties are without any?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Steel Trade (Railway Sleepers). (29 Apr 1930)

Sir Louis Smith: 5. asked the Lord Privy Seal when he anticipates being able to inform the House that a substantial order for steel sleepers is likely to be placed with the. British steel trade?


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