Results 81–100 of 368 for speaker:Sir Alfred Beit

Monetary Policy (10 May 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: Surely the controls will be much less necessary when we are able to export again. They are imposed now on account of our lack of exports. Is not that so?

Monetary Policy (10 May 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: Does the hon. Member think that this country is to be criticised in this respect for what it did in the 19th century?

Coal Industry (Wages Agreement) (21 Apr 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: Will it be possible to say by how much production would have to increase, in order that the price immediately prior to the war should not be exceeded?

Empire and Commonwealth Unity (20 Apr 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: I beg to second the Motion. I hope that the House will permit a comparatively junior Member—indeed a very junior Member, if I adopt the yardstick of the Noble Lord the Member for Horsham (Earl Winterton), for what are 14 years compared with 4o years—to congratulate the hon. Member for Seaham (Mr. Shinwell) on the speech which we have just heard. The House knows that the hon. Member...

Empire and Commonwealth Unity (20 Apr 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: But there is no election shortly in Canada.

Empire and Commonwealth Unity (20 Apr 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: In saying that, is the hon. Member opposing the proposal in the Australia-New Zealand Agreement for the establishment of a regional council for the South-West Pacific, on which this country would be represented?

Civil Defence (Injured Personnel) ( 6 Apr 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: The usual reason for bringing up a subject on the Adjournment is an unsatisfactory reply at Question time. My particular point is no exception to that, but there is an additional one on this occasion in that there appears to have been a misundertaking between myself and the Home Secretary. It is difficult to see how it arose. The Question I asked the Home Secretary on 30th March was: If he...

Civil Defence (Injured Personnel) ( 6 Apr 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: I appreciate those figures, but I hope the hon. Lady will agree that the type and nature of the case is entirely different as between the industrial worker and the Civil Defence worker, as regards the risks they run.

Oral Answers to Questions — Cyprus (Marketing Scheme) ( 5 Apr 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether the Perishable Goods Marketing Scheme in Cyprus has brought about any reduction in the prices of the goods concerned; whether any municipalities have withdrawn from the scheme, apart from those which refused to participate in it; and, if so, for what reason.

Oral Answers to Questions — Cyprus (Marketing Scheme) ( 5 Apr 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: If there have been any withdrawals from this scheme—and no doubt the reply will give details on that point—would it be possible for the Government themselves to consider keeping the scheme going in order to maintain the benefits which it has brought to the people?

Oral Answers to Questions — Yugoslavia (B.B.C. Broadcast) ( 4 Apr 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: Is the Parliamentary Secretary aware that the Germans do not jam these Serb-Croat broadcasts, in view of the damage they do to the loyal feelings of the supporters of the Yugoslav Government?

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence: Injured Personnel (Allowances) (30 Mar 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he has considered the representations from the Association of Chief Wardens, London Region, complaining of the inadequacy of war service injuries allowances for part-time, as opposed to full-time, Civil Defence workers; and whether he will now consider putting them on an equal footing.

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence: Injured Personnel (Allowances) (30 Mar 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: In view of the fact that my Question did not make the position clear, and in view of the unsatisfactory nature of the answer, I will raise the matter on the Adjournment.

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing: British and German Tanks (30 Mar 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: Is there not the additional risk, if the request were granted, that the hon. Member for Ipswich (Mr. Stokes) might then attempt to act as technical instructor?

Oral Answers to Questions — European Advisory Commission (29 Mar 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs the number of times the European Advisory Commission has met since its inaugural meeting on 15th December, 1943.

Oral Answers to Questions — European Advisory Commission (29 Mar 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: Has the Commission yet made any recommendations and, if so, have they been accepted by any of the three Governments concerned?

Oral Answers to Questions — Cyprus: Strike (29 Mar 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether his attention has been drawn to acts of violence arising from labour difficulties in Cyprus; what action has been taken with the offenders and to prevent their recurrence; and if he can say how they arose.

Oral Answers to Questions — Cyprus: Strike (29 Mar 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: Is there not a great difference between a strike, which is a legitimate weapon, and an act of violence? Will my right hon. and gallant Friend make some reference to the act of violence?

Oral Answers to Questions — Cyprus: Cost of Living (29 Mar 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies the increase in the cost of living in Cyprus since the outbreak of war; and why the recent bonus granted to civil servants in the island was in no case equivalent to that increase and, in most cases, fell far short of it.

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies: Fish and Chip Shops, Camborne (29 Mar 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: Is it really suggested that the health of the nation would be improved by a vast increase in the number of fish and chip shops?


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