Results 161–180 of 473 for speaker:Sir Harold Sutcliffe

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Cotton Enabling Bill. (28 Feb 1939)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he has now ascertained the result of the ballot on the Cotton Industry (Reorganisation) Bill; and whether he can now state what arrangements will be made to proceed with this matter?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Cotton Industry. (7 Mar 1939)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he can now make a statement about the Cotton Industry (Reorganisation) Bill?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Health Insurance. (16 Mar 1939)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: asked the Minister of Health whether his Department has considered the desirability of legislation to provide statutory dental benefits, in view of the great value of such benefits to the community; and whether, in that case, he can state what the annual costs would be for each person?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Cotton Industry Reorganisation. (21 Mar 1939)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he has any information indicating to what extent the London cotton textile merchants who expressed opinions hostile to the Cotton Industry Reorganisation Bill are interested in business in cotton textile goods of British manufacture and cotton textile goods of Empire and foreign manufacture, respectively?

Oral Answers to Questions — Old Age and Widow Pensioners (Public Assistance). (23 Mar 1939)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury what would be the cost of raising contributory old age pensions for widows to 15s. per week, after making allowance for such saving as might be expected to result in expenditure by public assistance committees?

Oral Answers to Questions — Textile Trade, Western China. (23 Mar 1939)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will consider sending a trade mission to Chungking, in Western China, to consult with the Chinese Government as to the best opportunities for developing in Western China the trade in textiles?

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Postage Stamps (Centenary Issue). (27 Mar 1939)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: asked the Postmaster-General whether, in view of the fact that the centenary of the introduction of postage stamps in this country occurs next year, he will take steps to meet the wishes of British philatelists by arranging for the production of a stamp of outstanding merit for the occasion?

Cotton Industry (Reorganisation) Bill. (27 Mar 1939)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: It must be some considerable time since any Measure before the House obtained so much unanimity as this one. We have had speeches from Members of every party in the House this afternoon, and everyone, so far, has expressed sympathy with the Bill. It was thought at one time that some opposition might arise, but apparently it has not done so. I rather suspect, however, that it may be kept for...

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: New York World's Fair (British Pavilion). (12 Jun 1939)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: asked the Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department whether he can make any statement with regard to the results obtained at the British Pavilion at the New York World's Fair?

Oral Answers to Questions — Manchester Chamber of Commerce (Mission to United States). (27 Jun 1939)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he has yet received any report from the Manchester Chamber of Commerce with regard to the visit of their mission to America to discuss certain cotton questions; and whether he can make any statement with regard to this matter?

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence.: Air-Raid Shelters. (29 Jun 1939)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Education what is the policy of his Department in regard to air-raid shelters for grant-aided schools; in what way this policy differs in respect of schools in evacuation areas, neutral areas, and reception areas, respectively; and what financial assistance has been given where air-raid shelters are being provided for such schools?

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence.: Schoolchildren. (6 Jul 1939)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Education whether it is the intention of the Board that in neutral areas air-raid shelters for schoolchildren should be provided by the education authorities, or whether on the warning of an air-raid the children should be sent home; and if shelters are to be provided, in what respect their provision by an education authority differs from the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence.: Schoolchildren. (6 Jul 1939)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: In view of the great additional responsibility which is incurred by education authorities, should they not receive a much larger grant on similar lines to the grant received by local authorities?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Instructional Centres. (12 Oct 1939)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: asked the Minister of Labour whether the instructional camps and centres for the unemployed are being closed; what is the reason for this; and what use is to be made of the camps in future?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Allowances. (19 Oct 1939)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: Is the right hon. Gentleman doing his utmost with his right hon. Friend to expedite these payments, as many women are suffering great difficulties at the moment and are being pressed hard for rent?

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry.: Petrol Rationing. (24 Oct 1939)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: asked the Secretary for Mines whether he will consider an alteration in the date of issue of petrol-ration books, so that the coupons in each book commence to be available on the first day of the month?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Black-Out Cloth. (24 Oct 1939)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he can now make a statement with regard to the putting on sale of a cheap and effective blackout cloth?

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies.: Cotton Industry (Farinaceous Products). (25 Oct 1939)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster whether he is aware that many firms in the cotton industry which are engaged on urgent Government orders and on export orders which will provide foreign exchange are being held up for lack of farinaceous products; and if he will take steps to ensure that adequate provision is made for the cotton industry in this respect before supplies are...

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies.: Cotton Industry (Farinaceous Products). (25 Oct 1939)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that chocolate manufacturers appear to be able to get a plentiful supply for the decoration of chocolate boxes, while the vital industries are being starved for lack of this material?

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence.: Local Authorities' Staffs (Unpaid Service). (26 Oct 1939)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: asked the Home Secretary whether he is aware that all the officials and staff of the urban district council of Crompton, Lancashire, who are engaged in air-raid precautions or Civil Defence work have declined to accept any additional pay or allowance whatever, including the honoraria attaching to the posts of food executive officer and fuel overseer; and whether he will commend this example...


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