Results 1–20 of 473 for speaker:Sir Harold Sutcliffe

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Cotton Industry (Exports to India). (30 Nov 1931)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 73. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether, in the interests of the Lancashire cotton industry, he proposes to take any steps to improve the trade in cotton goods with India?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Iron and Steel and Cotton Industries. (1 Dec 1931)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 70. asked the President of the Board of Trade if be has received any recent reports that the imports into this country of foreign yarns and cotton piece goods are abnormal?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance.: Beer Duty. (10 Dec 1931)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 76. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he is aware that the recent additional tax on beer is adding to the numbers of the unemployed by reason of reduction of staffs in consequence of reduced sales; and whether, in view of the decreasing revenue from that source, he proposes to take any action in the matter?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Wheat Bill. (17 Mar 1932)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 58. (for Mr. JENNINGS) asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he will consider issuing a simple explanatory circular on the Wheat Bill so that small tillage farmers will be better able to understand it?

Orders of the Day — CONSOLIDATED FUND (No. 1) BILL.: Unemployment. (23 Mar 1932)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: In addressing the House. for the first time may I ask for that leniency and kind indulgence which it so generously accords to one who speaks here in his early days. I have listened with great interest for some weeks to many speeches, in fact, it may be called a constant stream of oratory, and I now feel that the time has come for me to push off from the shore and join that stream. It has been...

Oral Answers to Questions — Employment Exchange, Milnrow and Rochdale. (20 Jun 1932)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 38. asked the Minister of Labour if he is aware that numbers of operatives in the Milnrow and Rochdale area who went to sign on at the Employment Exchange on Tuesday, 24th May, after the Whitsuntide holiday, were informed that the Exchange had been open on the previous day, which resulted in a new qualifying period being in many cases necessary; and whether, in view of the fact that no public...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Cotton Textile Industry (Profit Sharing). (6 Jul 1932)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 62. asked the Minister of Labour whether he has any information as to the number of concerns in the cotton textile industry in which co-partnership or profit-sharing schemes are in operation; how many workers are affected thereby; and how the regularity of employment in firms where such schemes are in operation compares with that in other firms?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Import Duties. (13 Jul 1932)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 52. asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury in view of the difficulty experienced by many business firms in understanding and answering the questions contained in the forms required when making application to the Import Duties Advisory Committee for additional duties, he will represent to the Committee die necessity of issuing simpler forms for this purpose?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Import Duties. (13 Jul 1932)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: Is the Financial Secretary aware that many small firms who are not members of trade organisations have experienced great difficulty in this matter?

Orders of the Day — Transitional Payments (Determination of Need) Bill. (14 Nov 1932)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: First let me say how much I welcome the Government proposals, especially those with regard to ex-service men's pensions. I only wish they could go further, but at the moment that is not possible. This Bill deals only with three classes of cases. It will certainly do considerable good in these classes of cases in lightening some of the hardships and making them more easy to bear. I only wish...

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: British Textiles (Boycott). (13 Feb 1933)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 49. asked the Secretary of State for India whether there is now any considerable boycott of the sale of British textile goods in India?

Oral Answers to Questions — Education.: Church Training Colleges. (16 Feb 1933)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 46. asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Education if he will state the present position as regards the proposal to close the Chester Training College?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: British Industries Fair. (6 Mar 1933)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 50. asked the Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department the approximate amount of business transacted in the textile section of the British Industries Fair this year, and how this compares with the amount transacted last year?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Ceylon. (29 Mar 1933)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 10. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what were the imports into Ceylon of cotton piece-goods from Great Britain and Japan, respectively, from the beginning of the year to the latest available date; and if he will give comparable figures for the years 1913 and 1924?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Ceylon. (29 Mar 1933)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 11. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what were the exports of tea from Ceylon to countries other than Great Britain for the last available yearly period?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Ceylon. (29 Mar 1933)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: Will my right hon. Friend take into consideration the dissimilarity between that figure and the exports of tea from Ceylon to Great Britain?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Finland (British Shopping Week). (3 May 1933)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 34. asked the Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department what steps are being taken to ensure the representation of cotton textiles in the British week in Finland next September, and on the occasion of other similar weeks to be held in other parts of the world?

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office (Advertisements). (2 Jun 1933)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: 1. asked the Postmaster-General what has been the revenue of the Post Office from the advertisements of patent medicines in books of stamps issued by the Post Office during each of the past three years; whether it is proposed to continue such advertisements; and, if not, on what grounds?

Adjournment (Whitsuntide).: Trade and Commerce (Japanese Competition). (2 Jun 1933)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: The House will have heard with pleasure the statement of my hon. and gallant Friend that the Government are keeping this matter very much before them, and intend to do all that they possibly can at the earliest possible moment to come to voluntary agreements on the whole matter of Japanese competition. I agree with my hon. and gallant Friend that the best, and, in fact, the only way is to...

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill.: New Clause. — (Amendments as to residuary legacies to charitable institutions.) (19 Jun 1933)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: I beg to second the Motion. As one who is interested in our voluntary hospitals, I am pleased to be able to speak in favour of this new Clause. Its effect would be to allow our voluntary hospitals and other such institutions to be free of the levying of Income Tax in regard to residual estates on any part of their income. If a man leaves a sum to a charity there is often a great delay—and...


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