Results 101–120 of 149 for speaker:Mr John Simpson

Civil Services and Revenue Departments Estimates, 1923–24.: India Office. (5 Jul 1923)

Mr John Simpson: We have all listened with very great interest to the speech of the hon. and gallant Gentleman who has just sat down. In this Debate we have had a feast of soul, because we have had from the hon. Member for Oldham (Sir E. Grigg) one of the finest speeches on Indian subjects which we could hear. We have had a complete statement from a commercial source from the hon. Member for Tamworth (Sir P....

Civil Services and Revenue Departments Estimates, 1923–24.: India Office. (5 Jul 1923)

Mr John Simpson: I am afraid that the blame must be laid at the door of Providence. Unfortunately, the British Government in India cannot regulate the rain-fall. After doubling the Salt Tax we are just meeting normal expenditure. If we are going to reduce the Salt Tax next year, as is promised—for I consider that the words quoted by the Rt. hon. Member for Derby (Mr. C. Roberts) mean that the Assembly will...

Civil Services and Revenue Departments Estimates, 1923–24.: India Office. (5 Jul 1923)

Mr John Simpson: The Chair has allowed rue to go on, and I have taken the latitude which the Chair has offered, but it having been brought to my notice that I am not in order, I will not proceed with that argument. One thing that has struck me is the delightful spirit, even when they have differed, between the various members of the Assembly and the Council. Reading these debates—and I wish hon. Members...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Concrete Roads. (3 Jul 1923)

Mr John Simpson: Will the hon. and gallant Gentleman say how the price of concrete roads compares with the price of tar macadam roads?

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Judicial Commissioner Central Provinces. (2 Jul 1923)

Mr John Simpson: 4. asked the Under Secretary of State for India whether he is aware that a judicial officer of the Bombay Presidency has been appointed to the post of Judicial Commissioner of the Central Provinces; whether representations have been received from senior judicial officers of the Central Provinces on the subject of their supersession; and what are the reasons which have led to the appointment...

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Judicial Commissioner Central Provinces. (2 Jul 1923)

Mr John Simpson: Can the Noble Lord give us a reason why the senior officers in the Central Provinces were passed over?

Oral Answers to Questions — Peace Treaties.: Liquor Regulations (United States). (9 May 1923)

Mr John Simpson: 12. asked the Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he is aware of the terms of the decision of the Supreme Court of Washington in the case of the Cunard Steamship Company versus Andrew Mellon and others on the subject of the admission of British steamships carrying intoxicating liquor on board into ports of the United States; whether any communications on this subject have...

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Public Services (Royal Commission). (7 May 1923)

Mr John Simpson: 8. asked the Under-Secretary of State for India what length of time it is anticipated will be required for the inquiry by the Royal Commission on Indian Services; and whether measures will be taken to ensure that early orders will be passed upon the Report?

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Eggs (Imports). (2 May 1923)

Mr John Simpson: 62. asked the Minister of Health whether he is aware that dried eggs imported from China are liable to contain zinc oxide derived from the zinc plates on which the eggs are dried; that large quantities of these dried eggs are excluded from the United States of America on account of the zinc oxide which they contain; and whether his Department will take steps to ensure that dried eggs imported...

Oral Answers to Questions — S.S. "istar" and "avontown." (1 May 1923)

Mr John Simpson: 9 and 10. asked the President of the Board of Trade (1) whether the British steamer "Istar" cleared from the Clyde on 25th December last; what cargo she was then carrying; on what date she cleared from the Bermudas for Nassau, Bahamas; whether she arrived at Nassau; if not, whether he can give any information as to the present whereabouts of the vessel; (2) whether the British steamship...

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Cost of Living. (30 Apr 1923)

Mr John Simpson: 1. asked the Under-Secretary of State for India the index figure of the cost of living in India on 1st April, 1923, compared with the pre-War cost of living?

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Ceylon (Constitution). (30 Apr 1923)

Mr John Simpson: 12. asked the Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he has received a Report of the recent debate in the Ceylon Legislative Council on the subject of constitutional reforms; whether the proposals for a revised constitution have proved generally acceptable in that colony; and whether he can make any statement as to the intentions of the Secretary of State for the Colonies in the matter.

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Ceylon (Constitution). (30 Apr 1923)

Mr John Simpson: Will that Report be laid on the Table when it arrives?

Oral Answers to Questions — Peace Treaties.: Criminal Law Conviction (Sentence). (19 Apr 1923)

Mr John Simpson: Was this sentence imposed by a magistrate or by a judge?

Oral Answers to Questions — Irish Free State.: Borstal Institutions (Technical Instruction). (19 Apr 1923)

Mr John Simpson: Can the right hon. Gentleman tell us how many Borstal Institutions there are?

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing: Eggs (Preservatives). (18 Apr 1923)

Mr John Simpson: 44. asked the Minister of Health whether he is aware that the import of liquid yolk of egg into the United States of America is absolutely prohibited on the ground of the excessive amount of preservative used in its preparation; whether any percentage limit of preservative is imposed by his Department as a condition of import and, if so, what that percentage is?

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing: Eggs (Preservatives). (18 Apr 1923)

Mr John Simpson: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that, in the case of cream manufactured in England, we have to put on the package a certificate of the amount of boric acid in the material we sell, and is there any reason why this should not be extended to imported preserved liquid eggs?

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing: Eggs (Preservatives). (18 Apr 1923)

Mr John Simpson: 52. asked the Minister of Health whether any shipments of liquid yolk of egg from China were rejected or condemned by his Department in the year 1922 owing to the excessive amount of preservative used, or for other reasons; and what steps, if any, are taken by his Department to ensure that preparations of such preserved yolk of egg are not used in food-stuffs to the detriment of the public health?

Ral Answers to Questions.: West Indies (Spirit Trade). (17 Apr 1923)

Mr John Simpson: 3. asked the President of the Board of Trade the amount of spirits imported into the Bahamas and Barbados in the years 1913, 1920, 1921, and 1922, respectively?

Ral Answers to Questions.: West Indies (Spirit Trade). (17 Apr 1923)

Mr John Simpson: Is it a fact that no liquor was exported to these ports before 1922?


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