Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Minister of Transport what action he proposes to take to encourage goods transport by canal, with special reference to the Forth and Clyde Canal, and to avoid its complete destruction by the railway companies?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland the number of old age pensioners in the counties of Stirling and Clackmannan, respectively, who have been compelled to seek public assistance during the year 1938?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland the number of children who are in receipt of free meals in the schools in the county of Clackmannan for the years 1937 and 1938, respectively?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he will make a statement regarding the housing situation in Alloa; and what proposals have been put forward by the Scottish Office and the local authority to deal with it?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the President of the Board of Trade the number and value of German motor vehicles imported into this country during 1938?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware that plans are being prepared for an intensified output of cheap German motor cars for export; that the production of the cars will be heavily subsidised; that negotiations are now proceeding between motor interests in this country and the officials of the Government factory in Brunswick concerning a supply to this country of the...
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he has considered representations by Scottish local authorities regarding recent alterations made by the Bank of England in the conditions governing the issue of corporation bills; that the said alterations will impose on ratepayers a heavy burden of increased interest expenditure in connection with borrowings for municipal purposes prior to the...
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland the number of Parliamentary days on which the discussion of Scottish Departmental business took place during 1937 and 1938, respectively?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: I think I am right in assuming—for the report says so—that this Civil Servant will have no Departmental responsibilities.
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Prime Minister why, on the occasion of his recent visit to Paris, he urged the French Government to close the frontier to food supplies to the Spanish population as well as to armaments to the Spanish Government?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that the suggestion in the question has received very wide Press publicity, without any contradiction being offered?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Minister for the Co-ordination of Defence whether decisions have been reached regarding the extent to which rearmament contracts have been placed in Scotland, outside Glasgow and Clydeside; and whether firms in other industrial districts in Scotland have had an opportunity of undertaking contracts?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether any decision has been reached on the subject of an increase of State pensions so that recipients should not have to seek supplementary assistance from the local rates; and whether the representations of the Scottish local authorities asking that the State should accept full responsibility for the relief of all unemployed persons outside the...
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he is aware that, arising out of the wrongful arrest of Mr. Hunter Sandison, of 86, King Harold Street, Lerwick, on 15th July, 1937, the Zetland County Council has considered the circumstances of the arrest, including the action of the police authorities, and decided that Mr. Sandison had no justifiable ground for complaint, and that this...
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Prime Minister whether he will assure the House that in any conversations or negotiations regarding German colonial claims British influence will be used as far as possible to ensure that no change will take place which is not endorsed by a majority of the adult population of the Colonies concerned?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the President of the Board of Trade whether his attention has been drawn to the serious diminution in the output of British cotton-spinning mills disclosed in the second annual Report of the Spindles Board, showing widespread closing of redundant mills; and what steps are being taken to deal with the consequent unemployment and loss of trade?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the First Lord of the Admirality whether he will account for the difference between the first estimated cost of the conversion of the former liner "Majestic" to serve as a temporary training establishment at Rosyth, and the final net cost, including the purchase price, which increased from £150,000 to £612,056?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Minister of Transport whether he is now in a position to announce his intentions regarding the proposed Forth road-bridge?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: asked the Secretary of State for War the number of applicants for enlistment in the Army this year who were unemployed at the date of their application for enlistment?
Mr Thomas Kennedy: Is the right hon. Gentleman satisfied with a method of enlistment which depends to a certain extent on industrial needs?