Results 601–609 of 609 for speaker:Sir Louis Smith

Road Accidents. (16 Nov 1938)

Sir Louis Smith: The hon. Member is saying that my suggestion that pedestrians should carry a torch is a hardship, but we must remember that the cyclist and the motorist are compelled to carry lights to indicate the position they are in on the roads. Why is the pedestrian in a different position?

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: Senior School, Stratton, Wilts. (1 Dec 1938)

Sir Louis Smith: Is my hon. Friend aware that there is a growing feeling in the country that estimates for additional schools are very much higher than are needed and accommodation is provided for considerably more children than will be forthcoming?

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence.: Foundry, Yeovil. (7 Dec 1938)

Sir Louis Smith: Is not the right hon. Gentleman somewhat surprised that Members of the Liberal party should not know that iron castings are not used for aircraft?

Oral Answers to Questions — Barley Growers (Agriculture Act Subsidy). (9 Dec 1938)

Sir Louis Smith: While I am perfectly sure that barley growers will welcome the announcement by the right hon. Gentleman, particularly at a moment when they are in such distress, may I ask whether the right hon. Gentleman hopes in the early part of next year to be able to announce in the House the long-term policy of the Government with regard to this crop?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Foreign Competition. (13 Dec 1938)

Sir Louis Smith: Is my right hon. Friend aware that the engineering industry is perhaps the most hurt at the moment; and will he get into touch with that industry as early as possible?

Oral Answers to Questions — Mercantile Marine.: Dutch-Built Ships. (13 Dec 1938)

Sir Louis Smith: Does my right hon. Friend realise that the steel plates, of which a great many of these ships that are coming from Holland are made, are free of duty when they come in ships, and that they would have to pay a duty otherwise; and is not this a way in which duties are being avoided?

Oral Answers to Questions — Public Health.: British Commonwealth of Nations (Minister's Speech). (15 Dec 1938)

Sir Louis Smith: Is my right hon. Friend aware that a large body of Conservatives who heard this statement welcomed it as a well-balanced and most helpful speech?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Shipping and Shipbuilding. (14 Feb 1939)

Sir Louis Smith: Would my right hon. Friend give this matter further consideration, seeing that it is hardly a sound business proposition to be exporting ships for other countries to break up when we have facilities for breaking them up here, and are importing from those countries at the same time?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Instructional Centres. (2 Mar 1939)

Sir Louis Smith: On a point of Order. Seeing that there are 190 Questions on the Paper, could you not use your discretion, Mr. Speaker, when many questions are put down to one Minister, and divide them over several days, according to their relative importance and urgency, instead of all the questions being taken on one day?

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