Results 141–160 of 214 for speaker:Mr William Stewart

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Bracken. (6 Nov 1934)

Mr William Stewart: In order to assist the sheep farming industry in Scotland might not the interim findings of the Committee be now published, so as to be available for advice and consultation in reference to next year's work?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Eggs and Poultry Industry. (6 Nov 1934)

Mr William Stewart: 40. asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what steps are being taken to improve the position of the poultry industry in Scotland in view of the unprofitable season through which poultry-keepers have just passed?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: Danger Zone, ST. Andrew's Bay. (7 Nov 1934)

Mr William Stewart: Would my right hon. Friend, in order to allay the natural fears and remove the misunderstanding which undoubtedly exists, consider sending a responsible official of his Department to meet the University Court and the town council and give them full particulars and details and discuss the matter with them frankly?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Harbours, Piers, and Ferries (Scotland) Bill. (13 Nov 1934)

Mr William Stewart: 28. asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he has considered the objections to the Harbours, Piers, and Ferries (Scotland) Bill, as stated by the Fife County Council in their representations to the Scottish Fishery Board; and whether he proposes to make any changes in the Bill in view of the arguments there stated?

Oral Answers to Questions — Herring Fishing Industry. (13 Nov 1934)

Mr William Stewart: Does the right hon. Gentleman not consider that perhaps the better way of relieving the distress in the industry would be for the Government to introduce measures for the complete reorganisation of the herring trade?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Marketing Boards (Reports). (13 Nov 1934)

Mr William Stewart: 38. asked the Minister of Agriculture if the Milk, Pigs, and Bacon Boards intend to publish reports on their first year's working similar to the report recently published by the Potato Marketing Board?

Orders of the Day — King's Speech.: Debate on the Address. (22 Nov 1934)

Mr William Stewart: I am most grateful to my hon. and gallant Friend. The statement he has just made will be read with great pleasure to-morrow in Scotland and in Yarmouth. But it is an exact confirmation of my point. My hon. and gallant Friend started to do that particular work some weeks ago. He says that it is going to be ready by the time the season begins in June—

Orders of the Day — King's Speech.: Debate on the Address. (22 Nov 1934)

Mr William Stewart: Well, I will make it, May if my hon. and gallant Friend likes. My own experience is that, even in the case of an old-established firm, with branches already in all parts of the world and with a highly trained staff, it takes a long time. In the case of this new Herring Board, which has nothing to begin with—no experience, no staff and no agents anywhere—is it not going to take all the...

Orders of the Day — King's Speech.: Debate on the Address. (22 Nov 1934)

Mr William Stewart: The hon. Gentleman is no doubt speaking of his own area, and he will perhaps permit me to say that in the Fife area we are enjoying at the moment the greatest measure of employment in coal mining that we have experienced since the War, and we exported last week the largest amount of coal since 1918.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Sheep-Farming Industry. (27 Nov 1934)

Mr William Stewart: In view of the very great importance of this industry to Scotland, will the right hon. Gentleman consider expediting these various inquiries and assisting the trade, especially in view of the fact that the death-rate of sheep and lambs in some parts of Scotland reaches a figure as high as 10 per cent.?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Metropolitan Railway (Overcrowding). (27 Nov 1934)

Mr William Stewart: Is the hon. Gentleman aware that those of us who have to travel on this line regard it as almost a public scandal, and will he ask for powers from Parliament to deal with this very serious matter?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Forth Road Bridge Scheme. (28 Nov 1934)

Mr William Stewart: Does the hon. Gentleman realise that local authorities do not understand the position?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Forth Road Bridge Scheme. (28 Nov 1934)

Mr William Stewart: Will the hon. Gentleman give this assurance, that he is prepared to support the cost of a survey for any bridge that is considered reasonable?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Red Deer. (4 Dec 1934)

Mr William Stewart: In view of the very long delay, can my hon. Friend give any indication when we may expect this Measure?

Orders of the Day — Depressed Areas (Development and Improvement) [Money]. (5 Dec 1934)

Mr William Stewart: I am sure the hon. Member is not following what I am saying. I was referring specifically to the £2,000,000.

Orders of the Day — Depressed Areas (Development and Improvement) [Money]. (5 Dec 1934)

Mr William Stewart: The hon. Member is entitled to voice his view. I accept the word of the Government implicitly that this is a beginning, not an end, and that it will be extended.

Orders of the Day — Depressed Areas (Development and Improvement) [Money]. (5 Dec 1934)

Mr William Stewart: Technically, the hon. Member is correct. No one denies it, but you must see a little more than the technique of the Bill. What is behind it? I am perfectly satisfied that there is a determination behind it to put at the disposal of these commissioners all the funds needed for carrying out their work. I ask the Minister to answer a couple of questions. This scheme we are discussing is in two...

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Scotland (Cupar Sugar-Beet Factory). (18 Feb 1935)

Mr William Stewart: While thanking the right hon. Gentleman for his answer, may I ask, in view of the seriousness of the situation and the urgent need for reassurance, whether he will be in a position to make a definite statement if I repeat my question in a few days' time?

Cattle Industry (Emergency Provisions) [Money]. (18 Feb 1935)

Mr William Stewart: If that is my hon. Friend's definition, then every social or industrial piece of legislation by any Government at any time is bribery?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Herring Exports (Germany). (20 Feb 1935)

Mr William Stewart: Is my hon. Friend satisfied that, with that exception, there are no difficulties at the present time in the way of the transfer of currency from Germany?


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