Results 41–60 of 3622 for speaker:Mr George Hall

Oral Answers to Questions — National Concert Hall (10 Oct 1946)

Mr George Hall: I think that is a matter with which the Ministry of Town and Country Planning would deal.

Oral Answers to Questions — Equal Pay (Royal Commission) (10 Oct 1946)

Mr George Hall: As the hon. Member may have seen, the Chairman of the Commission has recently stated publicly that if there is no unforeseen obstacle the report will be received almost at once.

Oral Answers to Questions — Equal Pay (Royal Commission) (10 Oct 1946)

Mr George Hall: Most certainly; as soon as it is possible.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Cables and Wireless (Dominion Governments) (8 Oct 1946)

Mr George Hall: No, Sir, it would be contrary to established practice to publish correspondence of this nature.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Cables and Wireless (Dominion Governments) (8 Oct 1946)

Mr George Hall: I think the public knows, or would if it read HANSARD. There was a Debate on this matter when Cable and Wireless were taken over and a very full statement was made to the House as to what the Dominions thought.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Purchase Tax (8 Oct 1946)

Mr George Hall: All private cars are chargeable with Purchase Tax whether or not adapted for the use of the disabled, and I could not make an exception for one particular car. Invalid carriages are exempt from tax.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Purchase Tax (8 Oct 1946)

Mr George Hall: The difficulty is to know to what use a particular car is to be put when it is sold, and it is at that stage that this tax is levied.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Purchase Tax (8 Oct 1946)

Mr George Hall: No, Sir, not at present.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Purchase Tax (8 Oct 1946)

Mr George Hall: This matter was dealt with in connection with cognate matters when the Finance Bill was before the House; good reasons have been given on more than one occasion why this particular action cannot be taken, and I cannot add to what has been said.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: National Savings Movement (Press Advertisement) (8 Oct 1946)

Mr George Hall: It was not a poster, but a Press advertisement; it was not prematurely withdrawn, but ran its scheduled course.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: National Savings Movement (Press Advertisement) (8 Oct 1946)

Mr George Hall: My advice is that the Ministry of Town and Country Planning did no such thing, but that the matter was wrongly reported in the Press.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Postwar Credits (Refunds) (8 Oct 1946)

Mr George Hall: No, Sir, but if my hon. Friend will send me particulars of any case which he has in mind in which inconvenience has been caused by this method of payment, I shall be pleased to look into it.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Postwar Credits (Refunds) (8 Oct 1946)

Mr George Hall: The trouble is that when they are made negotiable in the sense suggested by my hon. Friend it opens the door to fraud. We desire to make these payments, so far as the Revenue is concerned, as secure as possible. This is a practice which has been in existence for many years and about which there have been few complaints.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Postwar Credits (Refunds) (8 Oct 1946)

Mr George Hall: A note is sent with every cheque indicating to each recipient just how he or she can get it cashed and, as I have said, we have had very few complaints.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Pensions (Increase) Bill (8 Oct 1946)

Mr George Hall: The position remains as stated by my right hon. Friend in his answer to the hon. Member's Question on 20th June last.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Pensions (Increase) Bill (8 Oct 1946)

Mr George Hall: My right hon Friend's exact words were: I hope early next Session."—[OFFICIAL REPORT, 20th June, 1946; Vol. 424, c. 388.] The next Session has not yet come.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Entertainments Duty (Football Matches) (8 Oct 1946)

Mr George Hall: My right hon. Friend has called for reports covering the country generally, including the ground mentioned.

Palestine (1 Aug 1946)

Mr George Hall: I am hopeful that it will take place in the middle of August.

Palestine (1 Aug 1946)

Mr George Hall: It is remarkable that we should have a two days' Debate on the question of Palestine with so little political feeling displayed, so many constructive speeches made and so much agreement as to the policy before the House. The Debate will encourage His Majesty's Government to go forward, we trust with the full cooperation of the Government of the United States, to get the conference going as...

Palestine (1 Aug 1946)

Mr George Hall: That is the agreement we hope for between ourselves and the United States of America.


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