Results 161–180 of 609 for speaker:Sir Louis Smith

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Sugar-Beet Contracts. (16 Apr 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: 53. asked the Minister of Agriculture the total acreage of sugar-beet which has been contracted for, up to the latest date available, for the coming season; and how many of the total number of factories will operate during the winter of 1931?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Sugar-Beet Contracts. (16 Apr 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: Is this serious decrease in the number of acres grown this year in the areas which supply the factories belonging to the Anglo-Dutch group?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Sur-Tax (Undivided Profits). (28 Apr 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: In the case of a highly technical industry will the hon. Member obtain the services of somebody who will be able to advise as to how much it will be safe to place in reserve?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Admiralty Contracts (Potatoes). (29 Apr 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: 22. asked the First Lord of the Admiralty in respect of how many contracts for potatoes made by the Admiralty during the past six months have the supplies contained a proportion of foreign potatoes; and what steps have been taken with a view to ensuring that contracts shall not be made for potatoes in future unless a satisfactory undertaking is given that only home-grown potatoes will be...

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Admiralty Contracts (Potatoes). (29 Apr 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: Did the right hon. Gentleman consult his colleague the Minister of Agriculture with regard to the supply of potatoes, as I think we can assume that there are plentiful supplies at the present time?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Oil Supplies. (13 May 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: May we take it that the consumption of oil derived from coal at home is on the increase?

Oral Answers to Questions — Aviation.: Air Mails (Australia). (13 May 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: 29. asked the Under-Secretary of State for Air whether, in view of the results of the two experimental flights carrying air mails to Australia, it is proposed to establish a regular service?

Oral Answers to Questions — Aviation.: Air Mails (Australia). (13 May 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: Is the hon. Member fully satisfied with the progress made on this subject during the last 12 months?

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

Sir Louis Smith: 38. asked the Minister of Agriculture when the official report on the sugar-beet industry, which he anticipated would be ready in March last, will be published?

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

Sir Louis Smith: Does the right hon. Gentleman propose to issue supplementary reports from year to year?

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office (Postmarks). (20 May 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: 57. asked the Postmaster-General the number and names of places in this country which in the last two years have been deprived of their postmarks through letters from the districts concerned having been sent to adjoining towns for stamping?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Benefit. (20 May 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: 68. asked the Minister of Labour the number of rulings by umpires within the last year to the effect that the payment of unemployment benefit is justified in the case of workers abandoning their employment on the ground of the payment of inadequate wages; and the circumstances of each case on which such ruling was given?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Russian Butter and British Margaeine. (9 Jun 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: 40. asked the President of the Board of Trade the amount of Russian butter imported into this country in the last six months to date, and the amount of British margarine exported to Russia in that period?

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Unemployment (Allotments). (10 Jun 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: 69. asked the Minister of Agriculture if he can state the number of districts in which allotments have been offered unsuccessfully to un employed men; and whether his Department has any information to show the actual demand which exists generally among unemployed men for such allotments?

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Unemployment (Allotments). (10 Jun 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: As it would appear inconceivable that men who unfortunately are without employment for a time would not be wishful to take advantage of the allotment scheme offered, would the hon. Gentleman ask the Minister of Agriculture to;consult with the Minister of Labour and find out what is the difficulty that prevents this scheme being boomed?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Census (Yorkshire). (16 Jun 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: 35. asked the Minister of Health the total population of Yorkshire and its 12 chief towns as disclosed in the recent Census?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Census (Yorkshire). (16 Jun 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: Will the hon. Lady explain why it should take so much longer to count the population south of the Tweed than in Scotland?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Silver (International Conference). (16 Jun 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: 39. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he can now state what answer the Government propose to give to the invitation to Great Britain to take part in an international silver conference; and whether the proposed conference will take place in London?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Allotments. (17 Jun 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: 54. asked the Minister of Agriculture if he will state the number of allotments which have come into existence in the last 12 months; whether the 64,000 men who have been assisted with the provision of seeds and other requirements were also provided with allotments, or whether this represents a demand, and, if so, to what extent, by people who were already in possession of allotments?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Allotments. (17 Jun 1931)

Sir Louis Smith: Having regard to the failure of this scheme during the present season, will the hon. Gentleman make inquiry as to the reason why, in many districts, although land has been provided and this very generous scheme of low-priced materials has been offered, so few applications have been received?


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