Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Prime Minister whether he has received any further information as to the proposed expulsion of all British subjects from the Italian Tyrol, including permanent residents there; and, in particular, what arrangements have been made to enable such British residents to get their property in full out of the country?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether his attention has been drawn to the serious shortage of houses in many of the urban districts of Scotland; whether he is aware that many working-class families now occupy highly-rented single-apartment houses as sub-tenants, with no security of tenure, and with no prospect of finding alternative accommodation when threatened with eviction; and...
Mr Thomas Kennedy: May I take it that there is agreement that there is no shortage of material or of labour in Scotland as far as housing is concerned, and if that be so, what is the reason for the delay in the construction of houses?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Prime Minister whether he is aware of propaganda emanating from Japanese sources to the effect that in recent conversations between this country and France, decision was announced that in no circumstances would Britain consent to being involved in a position which would lead to war with Japan; and whether he is taking steps to counteract this?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: Is not the hon. and gallant Gentleman able to use the War Office as an illustration?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: I am afraid that I have not time to make a long speech to-night—
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department whether he will make inquiries as to the number of German air-liners purchased for South Africa airways this year, and whether tenders for the liners were invited from manufacturers in this country?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Prime Minister what reply he has returned to the representations made to him by the Scottish local authorities on the findings of the conference of Scottish public assistance authorities, Scottish Members, of Parliament and officials of the Old Age Pensioners' Association, held at Edinburgh on 24th June, at which a resolution was unanimously passed calling for increased old age...
Mr Thomas Kennedy: May we assume that the Bill will not be taken at a late hour?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: Mr. Speaker, I beg to ask you the following question, of which I have given you private notice: whether you have observed the growing number of Oral Questions to Ministers remaining unanswered on account of their not being reached before 3.45 p.m. and whether you are prepared to consider for a time a change of procedure, limiting the right to ask supplementary questions to Members of the...
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Minister of Labour the number of unemployed workers in Scotland at 31st December last; the number unemployed at 31st May last; and the number of Irish workers who have settled in Scotland during the past five months?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Secretary of State for Air whether he proposes to consider the establishment in any part of Scotland of factories in connection with the schemes to expedite aircraft production?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: Does that answer mean that no sites in Scotland are now being considered?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Minister of Transport whether he can now state when the Bill relating to the construction of the Forth Road Bridge will be presented to Parliament?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Minister of Labour whether he has now reached a decision regarding the position of under-graduates at Scottish universities and colleges affected by the Military Training Act; and whether he can give an assurance that there will be no interruption of degree examinations or the students preparatory work?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Minister of Labour whether, in view of the increasing productive power of the world market and the displacement of manual labour by machinery causing increasing volumes of unemployment, he will now initiate conversation with, and consideration by, industrial and other organisations, in order to secure a measure of protection for British producers by means of a general reduction of...
Mr Thomas Kennedy: It is the number of persons employed at what time?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Secretary of State for War whether Government approval has been given to the formation in the provinces of volunteer regiments composed exclusively of business and professional men; and whether that approval was asked for on the ground that it is difficult for employers to serve in the ranks subordinate to their employeés?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: I take it that the Minister is aware that this alleged difficulty is widely discussed in the Press, and may we take it that no such proposal will be supported by any branch of the Service?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware of a shortage of mercury, and whether there is any cause other than the situation in Spain to account for this shortage?