Results 1–20 of 154 for speaker:Mr Marcus Samuel

Oral Answers to Questions — National War Effort.: Vocational and Temperamental Tests. (12 Feb 1942)

Mr Marcus Samuel: asked the Minister of Labour whether he has considered the successful results of the Humm-Wadsworth tests, as practised at the Lockheed and other plants in the United States of America, with a view to examining the workers for their particular vocational and temperamental aptitudes, particulars of which have been sent to him; and whether he will take steps to build up a similar system here?

Oral Answers to Questions — National War Effort.: Vocational and Temperamental Tests. (12 Feb 1942)

Mr Marcus Samuel: While thanking the right hon. Gentleman for making a joke of my Question, might I ask whether he is aware that the Lockheed works have found these tests most successful and that the United States Government is not a particularly conservative Government?

Oral Answers to Questions — National War Effort.: Trainees. (12 Feb 1942)

Mr Marcus Samuel: Is that a conservative operation?

Oral Answers to Questions — War Transport: News Broadcasts (Sunday Newspaper Articles). (15 Oct 1941)

Mr Marcus Samuel: asked the Minister of Information at what date the practice commenced of reading extracts from articles in the Sunday newspapers as part of the British Broadcasting Corporation news bulletins; and whether he will take steps to prevent strongly political propagandist views from being given further publicity over the wireless in the news?

Oral Answers to Questions — War Transport: News Broadcasts (Sunday Newspaper Articles). (15 Oct 1941)

Mr Marcus Samuel: Has my hon. Friend made inquiries with regard to the publicity given by the B.B.C. to an article in "Reynolds," which was strong Communist propaganda in a paper with the smallest circulation?

Oral Answers to Questions — National War Effort.: New Inventions (Newspaper Article). ( 9 Oct 1941)

Mr Marcus Samuel: asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether his attention has been called to an article appearing in the "Sunday Pictorial" of 28th September regarding the procedure for dealing with inventions; and whether, in view of the deleterious effect of such an article on our war effort by discouraging new inventions, he will take action to prevent a repetition of such a statement by...

Oral Answers to Questions — National War Effort.: New Inventions (Newspaper Article). ( 9 Oct 1941)

Mr Marcus Samuel: May I ask whether this newspaper has been warned on previous occasions, and, if not, will the right hon. Gentleman behave like a worm in the turning stage and "Go to it"?

Oral Answers to Questions — National War Effort.: New Inventions (Newspaper Article). ( 9 Oct 1941)

Mr Marcus Samuel: Will the right hon. Gentleman read the article, when he will see that it distinctly says that inventions are not considered on their merits but from the point of view of whether they would utilise iron or wood, and that if they would they are turned down?

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence.: Detainees. ( 9 Oct 1941)

Mr Marcus Samuel: asked the Home Secretary whether he will consider the advisability of allowing internees of both sexes who have been interned under Defence Regulation I8B to be released on parole on condition that they volunteer for work of national importance restricted to certain categories where there is a shortage of labour, and provided also that they shall be granted parole only after a further...

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information.: British War News, Russia. ( 6 Aug 1941)

Mr Marcus Samuel: asked the Minister of Information whether he has yet received a reply from His Majesty's Ambassador to the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics with regard to the suggestion that arrangements should be made for British war news to be issued in Russian by the Press Department of the British Embassy in Moscow on similar lines to the news bulletins issued in English by the Press Department of the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Window and Plate Glass Industry. (29 Jul 1941)

Mr Marcus Samuel: asked the President of the Board of Trade, whether he is planning for the establishment of the window and plate glass industry on a large scale so that this country may not be dependent on foreign imports to repair damage after the war, and to supply our own needs and give employment?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Window and Plate Glass Industry. (29 Jul 1941)

Mr Marcus Samuel: Is the hon. and gallant Gentleman aware that there might be a certain amount of broken glass in Germany?

Orders of the Day — Supply. (29 Jul 1941)

Mr Marcus Samuel: I was very pleased indeed when the Prime Minister informed us of the Government's de- cision to have another day's Debate on production. If the two days' Debate had taken place last year, it would have resulted in a change of Government. The present Ministry, if not a Ministry of all the talents, is certainly a Ministry of all the critics—or most of them. All the critics could not be...

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information.: Russia (British War News). (23 Jul 1941)

Mr Marcus Samuel: asked the Minister of Information whether he will arrange with the Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics for the British war news to be issued in Russian by the Press department of the British Embassy in Moscow on similar lines to the news bulletins now issued in English by the Press department of the Soviet Embassy in London?

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence.: Stirrup-Pumps. (17 Jul 1941)

Mr Marcus Samuel: asked the Home Secretary whether he will consider delivering the greatest number of pumps possible to the supplementary fire parties in residential and industrial districts, and informing fire parties in agricultural districts that the best way to dispose of incendiary bombs is to cover them with earth or sand, instead of issuing stirrup-pumps to agricultural districts?

Oral Answers to Questions — War Transport.: Metal Road Studs. ( 2 Jul 1941)

Mr Marcus Samuel: Will the right hon. and gallant Gentleman remember that if these studs were put in the beacons could come down and could be used for the war effort?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information.: Broadcasts to Russia. ( 2 Jul 1941)

Mr Marcus Samuel: asked the Minister of Information whether, in order to improve our relations with the people of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, he will arrange to broadcast at frequent intervals the truth about our standard of life, and that it is a rising standard, using as a basis the words, facts and figures given by Mr. W. J. Brown in his recent broadcast entitled "As Well Off Under Hitler"?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information.: Broadcasts to Russia. ( 2 Jul 1941)

Mr Marcus Samuel: Is it my right hon. Friend's intention to allow Russia to go on announcing the wonderful conditions in their country, while Mr. Brown has shown that ours are the best in the world?.

Orders of the Day — Ways and Means. ( 9 Apr 1941)

Mr Marcus Samuel: Then there is no necessity for a bank to have any deposits at all.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information.: German Broadcasts. (26 Mar 1941)

Mr Marcus Samuel: asked the Minister of Information whether, when the German broadcasts quote the words of British subjects and name them in those broadcasts, he will send a transcript of the broadcast to the persons named?


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