Results 61–80 of 473 for speaker:Sir Harold Sutcliffe

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: New Undertakings (Foreign Firms). (21 Feb 1935)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 55. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he possesses any statistics to show the number of new industries which have been attracted to this country in the last year, and the new factories which have been established?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Cotton Exports (British Colonies). (21 Feb 1935)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 66. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether his attention has been called to the heavy decrease in the exports of cotton piece-goods to British Colonies; and whether, as a result of recent local legislation, there has been any improvement in the volume of such exports?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Bulgaria. (26 Feb 1935)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 38. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware that existing frozen Leva balances belonging to British firms in the National Bank of Bulgaria amount to nearly 2200,000; and whether he anticipates that any arrangements will be made in the near future to free these balances?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Bulgaria. (26 Feb 1935)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 39. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether his attention has been called to the difficulties of British merchants trading with Bulgaria, owing to the uncertainty regarding the amount of import quotas which are to be received and to the delay in getting these quotas allotted and confirmed; and whether he will take steps to bring this matter to the notice of the Bulgarian Government...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Bulgaria. (26 Feb 1935)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: Will my right hon. Friend consider making representations that in future the quotas should be allotted on a yearly basis instead of quarterly, and allotted to exporters rather than to consignees?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: British Industries Fair. (4 Mar 1935)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 20 and 21. asked the Secretary to the Overseas Trade Depart- ment (1) whether he can make a statement regarding the recent British Industries Fair; and whether the business transacted and the attendance compares favourably with that of a year ago; (2) whether he can give the House any information regarding the textile section at the present British Industries Fair?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: British Industries Fair. (4 Mar 1935)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: Will my hon. and gallant Friend consider issuing separate figures for the textile section in future years?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance.: Entertainments Duty. (5 Mar 1935)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 52. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware of the effect of the entertainments duty upon amateur dramatic societies, which in many cases are in financial difficulties because this tax is absorbing all the profits which would otherwise have gone to charity; and whether he will consider abandoning the tax in regard to these societies as he has done in regard to societies...

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance.: Entertainments Duty. (5 Mar 1935)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 53. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware that the recently formed Crompton Stage Society, which voluntarily produces plays of educational value at cheap prices and the profits of which will go to charity, was charged £14 in respect of Customs and Excise in advance of its first production, and that, as a result of this and subsequent payments, no amount has yet been...

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance.: Entertainments Duty. (5 Mar 1935)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: Will my right hon. Friend hear these societies in mind when he comes to remodel the entertainments duty in accordance with what he said about a year ago?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Finished Cloths (Imports) (4 Apr 1935)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 42. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether his attention has been called to the importation of finished cloths into this country; and whether he will give, in comparison with any similar period in 1934, the volume and value of such imports, together with the chief countries of origin?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Bulgaria. (4 Apr 1935)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 43. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware of the difficulties which face British firms importing goods into Bulgaria owing to the existing scheme by which exports of Bulgarian goods have to be arranged in compensation, and that on many occasions, when arrangements have been made by such firms for the export of a sufficient quantity of Bulgarian goods to this country...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: His Majesty's Silver Jubilee (Celebrations). (9 Apr 1935)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 43. asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether facilties will be offered to Members of Parliament for participating in any Silver Jubilee functions other than witnessing the procession from the stand in the Mall; and, if so, whether he will state their nature?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance.: National Health Insurance. (9 Apr 1935)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 61. asked the Minister of Health whether his attention has been called to the number of cases in which insured persons lose the entire amount of their contributions over a long period of years owing to the fact that shortly before attaining the age of 65 they start some small business of their own; and whether, when they cease to be insured employés, their approved societies notify them that...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Foreign Textiles (Re-Export). (29 Apr 1935)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 29. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is now able to make any definite statement as to the result of his inquiries into the re-export as British-made of foreign textile goads imported for finishing purposes; and whether the Government contemplate any action, and, if so, of what nature to prevent such practices?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Foreign Textiles (Re-Export). (29 Apr 1935)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: Can my hon. and gallant Friend say when he will be in a position to make a statement?

Orders of the Day — Government of India Bill.: New Clause. — (Establishment and constitution of Indian Tariff Board.) (30 Apr 1935)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: I listened carefully to the reply which the Under-Secretary gave last night at the close of the first part of this Debate, and I was disappointed with what he said, although I should like to pay a tribute to him for the careful way in which he dealt with the various points which were raised, chiefly by Lancashire Members. There have been times in the last three years when Members who...

Orders of the Day — Government of India Bill.: New Clause. — (Establishment and constitution of Indian Tariff Board.) (30 Apr 1935)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: That amounts to pretty much the same thing. The Committee was set up primarily for two purposes, namely, to help manufacturers to get more orders for the greater employment of our people, and to ensure, as a corollary, that there should not be victimisation of the people by increased prices. The hon. Member for Limehouse (Mr. Attlee) hinted yesterday that prices as a whole have not increased....

Orders of the Day — Government of India Bill.: New Clause. — (Establishment and constitution of Indian Tariff Board.) (30 Apr 1935)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: I have no intention of doing so, except to reply to a point made by the hon. Member for Caerphilly. I apologise if I have gone out of order in doing so. The hon. Member also said he was not against Indian trade increasing as much as it possibly could. That seems to be a case of the usual Socialist party attitude of every country but one's own. I propose to deal with one or two points that...

Oral Answers to Questions — Public Health.: Industrial Disease (Cotton Industry). (30 May 1935)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 14. asked the Home Secretary what progress has been made by the conference of representatives of employers and employés with regard to the provision of compensation in the event of damage to lungs caused by dust in card rooms in the cotton industry?


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