Results 1–20 of 60 for speaker:Hon. Somerset Maxwell

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Railway Accident, Downham Market. (26 Jul 1939)

Hon. Somerset Maxwell: asked the Minister of Transport whether he is in a position to make any statements on the inquiry which he instituted on the recent railway accident near Downham Market?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Railway Accident, Downham Market. (26 Jul 1939)

Hon. Somerset Maxwell: When the inquiry is over and the criminal proceedings are completed, will my right hon. and gallant Friend consider having a general inquiry into the whole question of level crossings, particularly pedestrian crossings?

Oral Answers to Questions — Electric Light Bulbs (Taxation). (25 Jul 1939)

Hon. Somerset Maxwell: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will consider raising revenue by taxing electric light bulbs according to candle power?

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Aviation.: Civil Air Guard. (21 Jun 1939)

Hon. Somerset Maxwell: asked the Secretary of State for Air whether it is intended to continue the recruitment for the Civil Air Guard of young men under the age at which they are required to undergo compulsory military training?

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Aviation.: Civil Air Guard. (21 Jun 1939)

Hon. Somerset Maxwell: Is it intended to continue the training of people in this category already enlisted in the Civil Air Guard under the age of 21.

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Aviation.: Civil Air Guard. (21 Jun 1939)

Hon. Somerset Maxwell: Will the Air Ministry consider carefully whether it is worth while spending more money on people who will soon be removed from the Civil Air Guard for a period of four years?

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence.: Teachers' Pensions (Essex). (15 Jun 1939)

Hon. Somerset Maxwell: Is my right hon. Friend aware that this matter is affecting people all over the country and that it is arousing considerable feeling?

Oral Answers to Questions — Evacuation Schemes. ( 4 May 1939)

Hon. Somerset Maxwell: asked the Minister of Health whether he has now allocated definite numbers of children to be evacuated to specified reception areas; and what authorities are responsible for making plans to receive them?

Oral Answers to Questions — Evacuation Schemes. ( 4 May 1939)

Hon. Somerset Maxwell: Can my right hon. Friend say whether the smaller authorities to which he referred know the number of children they are to receive, and is he satisfied that they have adequate plans?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force (Pilots, Oversea Candidates). ( 5 Apr 1939)

Hon. Somerset Maxwell: asked the Secretary of State for Air how many candidates from the Dominions and Colonies have been accepted for appointment to commissions as pilots in the Royal Air Force during the past year?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force (Pilots, Oversea Candidates). ( 5 Apr 1939)

Hon. Somerset Maxwell: Can my right hon. Friend say whether he anticipates that this satisfactory situation will continue for the following year?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Denmark. (28 Mar 1939)

Hon. Somerset Maxwell: asked the President of the Board of Trade whether any agreement has been reached with Denmark regarding increased purchases by that coontry from the United Kingdom?

Revenue Depariments. (13 Mar 1939)

Hon. Somerset Maxwell: Surely the hon. Member does not forget that Northern Ireland is a part of the United Kingdom?

Ballot for Notices of Motions.: Aircraft Production. ( 2 Feb 1939)

Hon. Somerset Maxwell: I beg to give notice that, on going into Committee of Supply on the Air Estimates, I shall call attention to Empire Resources for Aircraft Production and Training of Personnel, and move a Resolution.

Orders of the Day — King's Speech.: Debate on the Address. [Fifth Day.] (15 Nov 1938)

Hon. Somerset Maxwell: I am sure that the House listened with the greatest interest and admiration to the speech of my hon. Friend, and I associate myself with him in his disappointment at the statement of the Minister this afternoon. In the course of his speech the Minister said that he would not like to discourage a healthy pessimism among the farmers; I can assure him that he would be well satisfied about the...

Orders of the Day — King's Speech.: Debate on the Address. [Fifth Day.] (15 Nov 1938)

Hon. Somerset Maxwell: I have no doubt that my hon. Friends on the Front Bench will tell the Minister what I have said. I know that he is not able to be here at the moment, because he has an important engagement. The Minister said he could not consider introducing further legislation because the programme was so full already, but I wonder whether he would not be able to introduce into the Wheat Bill which he...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Great Britain and United States (Trade Agreement Negotiations). (24 May 1938)

Hon. Somerset Maxwell: asked the President of the Board of Trade whether, in view of the large increase in the imports from the United States of America during the first quarter of this year and the decline in the exports of British goods to that country in the same period, he will ensure that in the proposed trade agreement arrangements are made to rectify the balance of visible trade with the United States?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Brazil (External Debt). (17 May 1938)

Hon. Somerset Maxwell: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the present position with regard to the total suspension by Brazil of her debt service; and whether His Majesty's Government propose taking further action in the matter?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Brazil (External Debt). (17 May 1938)

Hon. Somerset Maxwell: Are the Government taking any steps to consult in this matter with the Government of the United States, which I believe is equally interested?

Orders of the Day — Eire (Confirmation of Agree Ments) Bill. ( 5 May 1938)

Hon. Somerset Maxwell: I am something rather unique at the moment, a Southern Irish Loyalist, born and brought up in the very strict traditions of Irish Unionists in the days shortly before the War. I want to say a word because one might expect from that start that I should be wholeheartedly supporting the speech of the right hon. Gentleman the Member for Epping (Mr. Churchill). That is not so, and it is because of...


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