Results 121–140 of 609 for speaker:Sir Louis Smith

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Domestic Training Centres, Burnley and Sheffield. (26 Nov 1930)

Sir Louis Smith: 85. asked the Minister of Labour how long the domestic training centres for middle-aged women at Burnley, and Sheffield have now been in operation; how many women have commenced and completed the courses, respectively, at each training centre; and how many of the trainees have been found employment as a result?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Domestic Training Centres, Burnley and Sheffield. (26 Nov 1930)

Sir Louis Smith: Is the right hon. Lady satisfied that these training centres for middle-aged women are likely to be successful, and does she not consider it desirable to limit them to the younger women?

Oral Answers to Questions — Safeguarding and Import Duties.: Income Tax. (2 Dec 1930)

Sir Louis Smith: 54. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether, in view of the anomaly of tax deduction as a result of Rule 8 of Schedule A, Income Tax Act of 1918, to which his attention has been called by the hon. Member for the Hallam Division of Sheffield (Mr. L. Smith), he will state the nature of the objections which are entertained to dealing with this in the Finance Bill of 1931; and whether, in...

Oral Answers to Questions — Safeguarding and Import Duties.: Income Tax. (2 Dec 1930)

Sir Louis Smith: Do I understand that the right hon. Gentleman admits this injustice; and, if the matter cannot be put right by Act of Parliament, can he not, through the Commissioners, adjust the matter by some form of concession?

Oral Answers to Questions — Sugar-Beet Industry. (20 Jan 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: 34. asked the Minister of Agriculture if he can now make any statement as to the financial basis of co-operation between the sugar-beet factories and the sugar-beet producers for the coming season, and the outlook for next season in respect of acreage allotted for sugar-beet?

Oral Answers to Questions — Sugar-Beet Industry. (20 Jan 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: Can the right hon. Gentleman tell the House how much financial assistance would be required to bridge the gap between the offers of the Factories and the Farmers' Union?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade Disputes. (22 Jan 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: 24. asked the Minister of Labour the number of working days lost in trade disputes during 1930, and the corresponding figures for the same period in 1929?

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Sugar-Beet Industry. (22 Jan 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: 79. asked the Minister of Agriculture if he has any information as to whether either of the alternative offers made by the two groups of sugar-beet factories has been accepted by the National Farmers' Union on behalf of the farmers?

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Sugar-Beet Industry. (22 Jan 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: May I ask whether the Government propose to take any action by way of mediation in this matter?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Emigration, (27 Jan 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: 8. asked the President of the Board of Trade the total number of emigrants from this country in 1930, distinguishing between those who went to British territories overseas and to foreign countries?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Granite Kerbing. (28 Jan 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: 58. asked the Minister of Transport if he can give any estimate as to the amount of granite kerbing which will be required in the course of the next five years, so that British manufacturers may make full arrangements for developing their activities so as to fill this demand with- out any need for importations from foreign countries?

Oral Answers to Questions — Cost of Living. (29 Jan 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: 12. asked the Minister of Labour whether, in view of the fact that the cost-of-living index relating to selected retail prices was at 55 above 1914 on 1st December, 1930, whereas, owing to the decline in prices, the actual cost of living in various distrircts of London is not more than 30 above pre-War level, she proposes to widen the basis upon which the Department's figures are compiled in...

Oral Answers to Questions — Cost of Living. (29 Jan 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: As the usefulness of these figures depends on their accuracy, will the Parliamentary Secretary cause further investigations to be made by the Ministry?

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments.: Cost-of-Living Bonus. (3 Feb 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: 71. asked the Minister of Labour if she can state the items considered in arriving at the monthly cost-of-living index, together with the price of each which was used in evolving the cost-of-living index figure for January, 1931;

Oral Answers to Questions — Aviation.: Aerodromes. (11 Feb 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: 44. asked the Under-Secretary of State for Air whether his Department is still encouraging the establishment of civil aerodromes; and if he will give the names of those either constructed or about to be constructed in this country, together with any fresh proposals to this end which have come under his notice in 1930?

Oral Answers to Questions — Aviation.: Aerodromes. (11 Feb 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: Is the hon. Member perfectly satisfied with the development of civil aviation in this country during the past year?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade Boards Acts.: Cost-of-Living Index Figure. (12 Feb 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: 19. asked the Minister of Labour the classes of a non-industrial type to which is applied the cost-of-living index which is based on an industrial budget; and whether she can arrange for the compilation of two cost-of-living indexes, one of which would apply to industrials and the other to non-industrials?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade Boards Acts.: Cost-of-Living Index Figure. (12 Feb 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: Does the right hon. Lady consider that it is quite equitable for non-industrial workers?

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments.: Beet-Sugar Industry (Government Assistance). (12 Feb 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: If the factories which have not already agreed to this proposal do not produce sugar, will the farmers have facilities for sending their beets to the factories which are working?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Clothing. (17 Feb 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: 3. asked the Secretary of State for War the average cost per head of clothing the personnel of the Army in 1913–14 and 1930–31, respectively?


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