Results 61–80 of 214 for speaker:Mr William Stewart

Orders of the Day — Agricultural Marketing Acts, 1931 and 1933. (19 Dec 1933)

Mr William Stewart: I feel sure that all (hon. Members will agree with my hon. Friend in his endeavour to support the case of ex-service men. Whether they be engaged in dealing with potatoes or in the herring trade or in any other occupation, they deserve the full sympathy and assistance of this House. Like all hon. Members who have spoken, I am very much in favour of some potato-marketing scheme. The case which...

Orders of the Day — Agricultural Marketing Acts, 1931 and 1933. (19 Dec 1933)

Mr William Stewart: I understand the right hon. Gentleman's point. But he produced certain telegrams which he had received from certain mass meetings of farmers. If those mass meetings were anything like the mass meetings of Scottish farmers about which I have information, they represent a feeling created not by approval, but because the farmers imagine themselves at the point of the pistol. These men are...

Orders of the Day — Agricultural Marketing Acts, 1931 and 1933. (19 Dec 1933)

Mr William Stewart: I did not presume to speak for the farmers of Huntingdonshire and Lincolnshire. I only suggested that if the mass meetings which were referred to there were anything like the mass meetings which I know about they do not represent such a strength of opinion as the Minister imagines. I want to make this first suggestion to the Minister and to the farmers—and in this connection I find myself...

Orders of the Day — Agricultural Marketing Acts, 1931 and 1933. (19 Dec 1933)

Mr William Stewart: The Milk Scheme, which was designed for precisely the same purpose, has provided a special department for Scotland, and, if it is right for milk, why is it not right for potatoes? It may be that the Scottish producers of potatoes would be unanimously against the scheme, yet because eight sections of English producers voted for it, their whole opinion would go for nothing.

Orders of the Day — Agricultural Marketing Acts, 1931 and 1933. (19 Dec 1933)

Mr William Stewart: I do not wish to misstate the case, and I should like the right hon. Gentleman to believe that. The Scottish representatives, as he knows, were invited to work in with and cooperate with the English representatives in forming a joint scheme, and, having formed a scheme, I offer the suggestion that it would be ultimately to the advantage of both Scottish and English potato-growers if the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Fishing Industry.: Institutions (Herring Ration). (21 Dec 1933)

Mr William Stewart: 28. asked the Minister of Health if he will give instructions to have herring in some form included in the menus of schools, workhouses, and similar institutions over which he has control; and if he will address an appeal to local authorities to do likewise?

Oral Answers to Questions — Fishing Industry.: Institutions (Herring Ration). (21 Dec 1933)

Mr William Stewart: Will my right hon. Friend consider perhaps sending out a further circular with this objective, especially in view of the sympathetic reply given to me the other day by the Prime Minister?

Oral Answers to Questions — Fishing Industry.: Sea Fish Commission. (21 Dec 1933)

Mr William Stewart: 31. asked the Minister of Agriculture if, while the Sea Fish Commission is conducting its inquiry and in order to provide the necessary information for a future selling campaign, he will institute a separate inquiry throughout the country to ascertain what classes of people regularly eat herring, what proportion have given them up and why, and, in particular, what are the most popular methods...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Postal Services, Gateside, Fife. (8 Feb 1934)

Mr William Stewart: Does not the hon. Gentleman recall that much the same answer was given to me in July of last year and again in August, and that the dissatisfaction felt then persists to-day in a still greater degree; and in these circumstances will he not accede to my request for a special inquiry?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Postal Services, Gateside, Fife. (8 Feb 1934)

Mr William Stewart: Will the hon. Gentleman allow me in those circumstances to submit to him the names of people who are still dissatisfied?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Farm Workers (Wages). (13 Feb 1934)

Mr William Stewart: Does not the hon. Gentleman consider that as prosperity comes to the farmers as a result of the marketing schemes there will be a reasonable demand made by farm workers for some share of that, and does he not consider that it is the Government's duty to take steps to see that that sharing actually takes place?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Russia. (22 Feb 1934)

Mr William Stewart: How shall we be able to judge of the effects of the Treaty if we are not able to turn to the relevant figures for previous years?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Russia. (22 Feb 1934)

Mr William Stewart: While thanking the right hon. Gentleman, may I further ask him to consider having such figures made available when the Treaty is considered by the House?

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Revenue Departments. (1 Mar 1934)

Mr William Stewart: That is a very important admission by the hon. Member because the impression given to me and I think to the Committee generally by his speech was that until these problems were settled he thought there should be no dealing with Russia and that he was prepared to press for a reduction in the Vote to show the strength of his conviction. What is the actual case? No one suggests, and the Labour...

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Revenue Departments. (1 Mar 1934)

Mr William Stewart: I was saying that my right hon. Friend opposite had referred to the fact that the herring trade in Scotland was under the impression that a pledge was given by the Government that a Clause should be made part of this agreement having the effect that Russia would take a certain amount of herring per annum. I am satisfied that no such pledge was given, and we had the word of my hon. and gallant...

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Facilities, Gateside, Fife. (6 Mar 1934)

Mr William Stewart: Will the Minister consider convening a public meeting of the petitioners which might be met by his representative end the whole matter discussed openly and grievances expressed, and, I hope, redressed.

Orders of the Day — Foreign Affairs. (14 Mar 1934)

Mr William Stewart: I was referring to the present.

Orders of the Day — Foreign Affairs. (14 Mar 1934)

Mr William Stewart: That is not the point.

Orders of the Day — Illegal Trawling (Scotland) Bill. (20 Mar 1934)

Mr William Stewart: The hon. Member cannot suggest to me that the City of Aberdeen is entirely separated from the County of Aberdeen, and that the County Council of Aberdeen have no interest or no knowledge of the fishing community.

Orders of the Day — Illegal Trawling (Scotland) Bill. (20 Mar 1934)

Mr William Stewart: The hon. Member is giving his own case away. He admits that the body which speaks has a better knowledge of the inshore fishing problem than he has.


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