Results 461–473 of 473 for speaker:Sir Harold Sutcliffe

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: Overseas Deceased Soldiers (U.K. Interment) (7 Jul 1953)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: Can my right hon. Friend say if there is any possibility of reducing the high charge still further, because it does prevent many people from bringing their sons or other relatives home? Will he confirm again that there is no difference being made between those killed in war and those who meet their deaths accidentally during peace time? One of those young men to whom the hon. Member for...

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Export Credits (21 Jul 1953)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer in what respects facilities for credit for goods exported from this country are restricted by his foreign exchange control regulations; and if he will give an assurance that valuable trade is not being lost as a result of these restrictions.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Export Credits (21 Jul 1953)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: Is my hon. Friend aware that orders have been lost through too strict an adherence to this maximum period of six months' credit, although in one such case a suitable alternative was offered—half the payment immediately and the other half in 12 months' time—and would he look into this problem?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Rivers Act (Effluent Plant Expenditure) (28 Jul 1953)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how far since the Rivers (Prevention of Pollution) Act, 1951, Her Majesty's Inspectors of Inland Revenue have been authorised to permit as an expense for taxation purposes, expenditure compulsorily incurred in the installation of trade effluent plants.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Rivers Act (Effluent Plant Expenditure) (28 Jul 1953)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: Is my right hon. Friend aware that some firms will have to pay immense sums to install these plants, out of all proportion to the amount of capital in those companies for production purposes, and that this expenditure has to be capitalised over a period of 50 years and is in the nature of sunk capital? Is he aware that this is really a very serious matter for many firms and will he look into...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Cigarettes (Distribution) (23 Feb 1954)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware of the difficulties of some retailers of sweets and tobacco in obtaining a sufficient allocation of cigarettes for their customers; and whether he will consider referring to the Monopolies Commission the present arrangements for the wholesale and retail distribution of cigarettes in this country.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Cigarettes (Distribution) (23 Feb 1954)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: May I ask my hon. and learned Friend whether there can be any justification for the fact that the most popular brands of cigarettes are still "under the counter" in some areas in the north of England, and only in the north of England, and that traders are receiving only one-third of the quantity they can sell of these cigarettes? Is it not also very wrong that some wholesalers are making it a...

Orders of the Day — Safety in Employment (Inspection and Safety Organisation) Bill (26 Feb 1954)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: We are in complete agreement that the hon. Member for Dewsbury (Mr. William Paling) has done good service in bringing this subject of safety in factories before this House today. There is no subject which could be better or more fruitfully discussed at present. What we are not agreed upon is whether this Bill as drafted is the way to achieve it, or whether it will not do some harm to the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Local Government: Building Byelaws (Height of Rooms) (13 Apr 1954)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government to what extent uniformity has been obtained as regards the building byelaws of local authorities; and what special circumstances there were in the cases of three out of 126 local authorities in Lancashire which caused him to agree to a greater height than seven feet six inches for first floor rooms.

Oral Answers to Questions — Local Government: Building Byelaws (Height of Rooms) (13 Apr 1954)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: While everyone will agree that as much uniformity as possible is desirable, is my right hon. Friend satisfied that every possible consideration is given in his Department to appeals for a greater height made on the grounds of health by certain local authorities?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Food: Meat Prices (12 Jul 1954)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: Is my hon. Friend aware that there has been very little increase in meat prices in some towns in the north of England, and that some cuts today are as cheap as they were before decontrol?

Orders of the Day — Cotton Industry (9 Mar 1955)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: The telegram which the hon. Member for Accrington (Mr. H. Hynd) has quoted blends very well, I think, with the atmosphere generally in this House during the debate. It makes all the more nonsensical the idea that we are debating a Motion of censure. I cannot recall that any speaker so far, including the right hon. Member for Huyton (Mr. H. Wilson), has said anything which is in anyway a...

Orders of the Day — Cotton Industry (9 Mar 1955)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: I am very much obliged for the assistance of my hon. Friend, and I am glad to have a reassurance on that point. If I may say so, one could not use too much pressure in connection with this matter, and I think it is a point that should be mentioned. I want to reinforce what has been said by one or two hon. Members on both sides of the House, and to draw the attention of the Chancellor of the...


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