Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 42. asked the President of the Board of Trade if he is at present considering any further trade agreements the proposals for which specially affect cotton textiles?
Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 50. asked the Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department if he will obtain a special report as to the market for British textiles in the territories of Manchuria and Eastern Mongolia?
Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 23. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether any of the recent trade agreements which have been concluded between this country and Other nations have yet resulted in improved exports of British cotton textiles; and, if so, to what extent?
Sir Harold Sutcliffe: In any future negotiations will my right hon. Friend keep in view the very serious state of the cotton trade?
Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 39. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether any British Colonies have, since July, given increased preference to British cotton textiles and, if so, whether he will give the details?
Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 8. asked the Home Secretary if his attention has been drawn to the risks to children from fire due to the use of cheap celluloid toys; and whether he has any record of fatal accidents or serious damage to property due to such toys?
Sir Harold Sutcliffe: Will my right hon. Friend issue another warning with respect to these toys, or issue instructions that all such toys should be marked "celluloid"?
Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 82. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he will instruct the governors of the various Crown Colonies and territories to make an analysis of the effects of Japanese competition upon our own goods in their respective areas and to forward the information thus obtained to this country?
Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 31. asked the Minister of Transport whether he is aware that, as a result of recent changes in taxation, there is a growing tendency to attach trailers to motor vehicles in order to avoid heavy taxation on the ordinary commercial vehicle; and whether he intends to take any action in the matter?
Sir Harold Sutcliffe: Is my hon. Friend aware that many carriers who operate with a single lorry, or possibly with two lorries, are finding it increasingly difficult to earn a livelihood as a result of these trailers?
Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 18. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether, in view of the various resolutions urging the Government to reconsider the Imperial Preference granted to Ceylon, any action along these lines is proposed?
Sir Harold Sutcliffe: In view of the fact that we imported £8,126,000 worth of tea from Ceylon in 1933, will the Government consider making further representations in the matter?
Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 53. asked the Attorney-General whether his attention has been called to the increasing practice of appointing a commissioner of assize on the North-Eastern circuit; and whether, in view of the necessity of maintaining the majesty of and respect for the law, he will take steps to provide that the necessity for such appointment shall only arise in exceptional circumstances?
Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 58. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether his attention has been drawn to the fact that the net trading loss of the Manchester Hippodrome and Ardwick Empire, Limited, for the last financial year amounted to £4,224 16s. 9d., while the Entertainments Duty paid by them was £16,581 12s. 3d.; and whether steps will be taken to review the incidence of the Entertainments Duty in connection...
Sir Harold Sutcliffe: Will my hon. Friend bear in mind, with a view to some relief being given, the serious loss and consequent unemployment now being caused in the theatrical industry?
Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 12. asked the Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs whether, with a view to assisting the export of British textiles to Australia, he will make representations to the Australian Commonwealth Government with a view to securing that early effect is given to Section 9 of the Australian Customs (Industries Preservation) Act, 1921?
Sir Harold Sutcliffe: Will my right hon. Friend urge the Australian Government to adopt a more favorable attitude towards our cotton trade in view of the increased prices obtainable for wool?
Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 20. asked the Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department if he can make any statement as to the results of the cotton textile section of the British Industries Fair?
Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 21. asked the Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department whether the attention of his representatives has been called to the latest Japanese commercial activity in the Balkans; and whether he will ascertain to what extent any form of barter or exchange of commodities rather than purchase is being adopted as the method of trading?
Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 40. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether his attention has been called to the serious plight of British trade in Bulgaria; and whether, in order to safeguard such British trade as does exist, he will consider entering into trade negotiations with Bulgaria for some increase of Bulgarian products to this country, which are non-competitive, in return for greater facilities than...