Results 361–368 of 368 for speaker:Sir Alfred Beit

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Bands (Civilian Engagements). ( 1 Dec 1931)

Sir Alfred Beit: 94. asked the Financial Secretary to the War Office whether, in view of the unemployment amongst musicians, few of whom are entitled to unemployment benefit, he will issue instructions restraining service bands from accepting municipal engagements at health and pleasure resorts?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Bands (Civilian Engagements). ( 1 Dec 1931)

Sir Alfred Beit: Is the hon. Gentleman aware that the plight of these musicians is considerably worse now than it was when the matter was last raised, on account of the advent of talking pictures; and will he not therefore reverse his decision?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance.: Patent Medicines (Duty). (26 Nov 1931)

Sir Alfred Beit: 113. asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury whether he will consider amending the Medicine Stamp Acts with the object of rendering all medicines protected by registered names or trade marks liable to duty, even if they be of a known, admitted, or proved nature?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance.: Patent Medicine Duty. (24 Nov 1931)

Sir Alfred Beit: 71. asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury if he is aware that many manufacturers of proprietary medicines are evading the patent medicine duty by ceding their proprietary rights, at the same time retaining the protection and good will of their registered trade names; and whether, in view of the loss of revenue caused by this form bf evasion, he will take steps to bring this practice...

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance.: Patent Medicine Duty. (24 Nov 1931)

Sir Alfred Beit: Is it not the case that, as a result of this evasion, many other manufacturers who still pay the duty will have to follow the same course of evasion, as they cannot face the unfair competition?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Commercial Treaties. (23 Nov 1931)

Sir Alfred Beit: 33. asked the Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department the countries with which the British Government has concluded commercial treaties embodying the most-favoured-nation clause?

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Automatic Telephones. (23 Nov 1931)

Sir Alfred Beit: 56. asked the Postmaster-General when the conversion of the London telephone system to the automatic system will be completed; and what is the present annual rate of progress?

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Automatic Telephones. (23 Nov 1931)

Sir Alfred Beit: Can the right hon. Gentleman give the House any assurance that the sharp noises which so often hurt our ears when we are using the telephone will be removed when the system is complete?


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