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

Oral Answers to Questions — Aviation.: Flying Clubs (Subsidies). (27 Mar 1929)

Sir Louis Smith: 10. asked the Secretary of State for Air the exact nature of the benefits that will accrue to flying clubs becoming affiliated to National Flying Services, Limited; and whether these benefits will be the same for clubs that already receive the Government subsidy and for those that do not?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: South Africa and Germany (Treaty). (27 Feb 1929)

Sir Louis Smith: 55. asked the Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department whether he has received any representations from commercial circles in this country with regard to the proposal of the South African Commonwealth to give Germany, in its new commercial treaty, the same preferences on goods imported into South Africa as are at present enjoyed in this country; whether he has any information as to the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Waste. (26 Feb 1929)

Sir Louis Smith: Has consideration been given to the provision of fish meal concentrators at some of these ports where a glut occurs from time to time, and turn this unsaleable surplus into fish meal to be used as cattle food?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance.: Government Contracts. (7 Feb 1929)

Sir Louis Smith: 63. asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury whether his attention has been called to the cases in which sub-contracts of Government contracts are being placed abroad, either in part or as a whole; and whether he will investigate the possibility of ensuring that all such work, financed by national resources, is placed at home for the encouragement of British employment?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Singapore Base (Contractors' Orders). (6 Feb 1929)

Sir Louis Smith: 14. asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether, in view of the placing abroad of the greater part of the order for the crushing machinery for the Singapore base, he will request the Government contractors to agree in future to meet the Admiralty officials in conference, together with representatives of the tendering firm quoting the most favourable terms, before an order exceeding £ 1,000...

Oral Answers to Questions — Local Government and Rating.: Iron and Stkel Works (Freight Relief). (27 Nov 1928)

Sir Louis Smith: 60. asked the Minister of Transport whether, having regard to the long continued severe depression in the forging trade, he will include that branch of the iron and steel industry among those to receive coal freight relief, as named in Part II. of the White Paper (Cmd. 3215) referring to the Railway Freight Rebates (Anticipation)?

Oral Answers to Questions — Local Government and Rating.: Iron and Stkel Works (Freight Relief). (27 Nov 1928)

Sir Louis Smith: Is the right hon. and gallant Gentleman aware that should forges not be included in the Clause of Part II. referred to, in addition to rolling mills, steel works which have a forge as a branch of their works will receive the rebate and those works that are mainly forges will not receive it, and will therefore be seriously handicapped?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Motor Drivers (Test). (27 Nov 1928)

Sir Louis Smith: 58. asked the Minister of Transport whether, having regard to the ever increasing number of motor accidents caused by inexperienced drivers, he will make it compulsory for a would-be driver of either a motor-car or motor-cycle to pass a suitable and thorough test before receiving a driving licence?

Orders of the Day — King's Speech.: Debate on the Address. (9 Nov 1928)

Sir Louis Smith: I am encouraged in rising to-day for the first time because I read in the Gracious Speech many paragraphs which in my opinion as a business man will benefit trade, and particularly find more employment for many of His Majesty's subjects among the working-men. I consider that the problem of unemployment, as we have heard several times during the last day or two, is by far the greatest problem...

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