Results 81–100 of 149 for speaker:Mr John Simpson

Orders of the Day — Diseases of Animals Act.: Clause I. — (Provision of funds for purposes of the Diseases of Animals Acts, 57 & 58 Vict., c. 57.) (25 Feb 1924)

Mr John Simpson: My point was that hired sacks are a special case, as they differ from other articles in that respect.

Orders of the Day — Civil Services.: Class V. (25 Feb 1924)

Mr John Simpson: I rise to call attention to one of the items on which we are asked to vote money, namely, on page 12, the item LL, "refund to Indian Revenues in respect, of diplomatic and consular services in China, Persia, Arabia and Siam." As a matter of fact, this Supplementary Estimate is required in respect of the consular guards in Persia, and I desire for a few moments to draw attention to the history...

Orders of the Day — Civil Services.: Class V. (25 Feb 1924)

Mr John Simpson: The hon. Member said there were 22 consulates, and the total is £350,000.

Orders of the Day — Civil Services.: Colonial Services. (25 Feb 1924)

Mr John Simpson: [HON. MEMBERS: "Order!"] I have a right to discuss this matter when we are asked to give £3,500,000 to a country that has already cost us £3,000,000 and in the administration of that £3,000,000 I see matter for very grave complaint. In view of that fact and the fact that I cannot obtain from the Colonial Secretary replies to questions that I have asked, I am entitled to ask these questions...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Gut Strings (Import Duties). (26 Feb 1924)

Mr John Simpson: 12. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware that gut imported into this country which is admittedly used for the purpose of stringing tennis racquets is not chargeable with duty under Section 12 of the Finance (No. 2) Act, 1915, when used for that purpose, whereas the same gut is dutiable under that. Section if the importer declares that it is to be used for the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Gut Strings (Import Duties). (26 Feb 1924)

Mr John Simpson: Is the criterion whether an article is dutiable decided by the use to which it is about to be put?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Gut Strings (Import Duties). (26 Feb 1924)

Mr John Simpson: Is the gut kept at the port until the hon. Gentleman finds out for what it is to be used?

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Class Ii. (28 Feb 1924)

Mr John Simpson: I should like to know from the Minister in regard to Item J.2 which states that there is to be a saving of £25,000, whether he will tell us in what way the £25,000 will be saved.

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Police Forces. (3 Mar 1924)

Mr John Simpson: Has the reduction of the police in Sind been followed by an increase of criminal activity or not?

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Colonial Services. (3 Mar 1924)

Mr John Simpson: When we were discussing this question the other night, I rose at two minutes to 11 with the intention of preventing this Vote being taken then, because I had asked sundry questions of the Secretary of State for the Colonies and had not got replies which seemed to me adequate. We are asked to vote a sum of £3,500,000 sterling for railways in Kenya and Uganda, and, in voting this money, it is...

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Colonial Services. (3 Mar 1924)

Mr John Simpson: The expression "white area" has been used over and over again, and is meant mainly to cover that territory owned by Europeans.

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Colonial Services. (3 Mar 1924)

Mr John Simpson: The right hon. Gentleman has just stated that this grant will not cover the branch lines. I have here a statement from the Secretary of State in which, although it does not specify how the £3,500,000 is to be spent, the first item states that these branch railways are going to cost £1,000,000.

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Colonial Services. (3 Mar 1924)

Mr John Simpson: I have not the whole of the information here, but I believe the Europeans pay about one-third.

Orders of the Day — Merchandise Marks Bill. (7 Mar 1924)

Mr John Simpson: What is the alternative in case the goods are not destroyed under Clause 10?

Orders of the Day — Merchandise Marks Bill. (7 Mar 1924)

Mr John Simpson: What will happen if they are not destroyed? I take it that it is not mandatory, but permissive.

Orders of the Day — Merchandise Marks Bill. (7 Mar 1924)

Mr John Simpson: He would not be allowed to sell them unmarked?

Orders of the Day — Merchandise Marks Bill. (7 Mar 1924)

Mr John Simpson: This Bill does not deal with that.

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Disturbances, Jaito. (10 Mar 1924)

Mr John Simpson: 7. asked the Under-Secretary of State for India whether he is aware that on 28th February a band of 500 Akali Sikh pilgrims left Amritsar for Jaito, in Nabha territory; and whether any and, if so, what steps are being taken to prevent a repetition of the disastrous results of the previous pilgrimage of this kind?

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Disturbances, Jaito. (10 Mar 1924)

Mr John Simpson: Can my hon. Friend tell us what were the conditions previously laid down?

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Disturbances, Jaito. (10 Mar 1924)

Mr John Simpson: But it arises out of the answer in which the hon. Gentleman said the conditions previously laid down should be maintained.


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