Results 101–120 of 368 for speaker:Sir Alfred Beit

Oral Answers to Questions — Cypriots (War Service Grants) (28 Mar 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: asked the Secretary of State for War whether it is proposed to extend war service grants to the families, resident in Cyprus, of Cypriots now serving in the Forces.

Oral Answers to Questions — Cypriots (War Service Grants) (28 Mar 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: Is it not a fact that a similar system was instituted in Egypt, and might it not be convenient if that system were to cover Cyprus?

Oral Answers to Questions — Cypriots (War Service Grants) (28 Mar 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: More or less.

Oral Answers to Questions — Italy: Diplomatic Relations (Great Britain, United States and Russia) (22 Mar 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: Can my right hon. Friend say whether the Italian democratic parties staged a meeting of protest, as they did after the very moderate speech of the Prime Minister?

Oral Answers to Questions — Cyprus: Municipal Elections (22 Mar 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether it is proposed to extend municipal elections in Cyprus to rural areas.

Oral Answers to Questions — Cyprus: Property (Rating) (22 Mar 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether it is proposed to revise the law relating to municipal taxation in Cyprus in order to bring the rating of property within its scope.

Oral Answers to Questions — Colonial Empire: Development and Welfare Grants (15 Mar 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies (1) whether grants under the Colonial Development and Welfare Act, 1940, can exceed £5,000,000 in any one year if in any previous year, or years, they have fallen below that figure; (2) how it is intended that schemes which have been approved under the Colonial Development and Welfare Act, but not put into effect owing to war-time difficulties,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Colonial Empire: Development and Welfare Grants (15 Mar 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: Does not that mean that it will be necessary to raise the maximum, in view of the fact that the Act expires in 1950, and that under present arrangements it will not have achieved what it was set up to do?

Oral Answers to Questions — Empire Gold Production (14 Mar 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: Is it not a fact that Russia is the second largest producer of gold and does not seem to share the hon. Member's views?

Orders of the Day — Civil Aviation (14 Mar 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: I beg to move, to reduce the Vote by £10. I think I owe a word of explanation to the House for bringing forward the subject of Civil Aviation again within a fortnight of the previous Debate upon it. The reason my hon. Friend and I are taking this step is because we felt, on the last occasion, as the Debate developed, that its scope was altogether too limited, that the atmosphere which arose...

Orders of the Day — Civil Aviation (14 Mar 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: I did not say the second sentence, but I said the first. What I said about Pan-American Airways was that they were entitled to attempt to maintain their ascendancy in American operations overseas, but I did not say that they would necessarily retain it.

Orders of the Day — Civil Aviation (14 Mar 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: And for trade union leaders.

Orders of the Day — Civil Aviation (14 Mar 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: I mentioned it, and I said that civil aviation would attract not only it, but an increasing percentage of other transport.

Orders of the Day — Civil Aviation (14 Mar 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: I referred to an international air police force as a thing of which I approved.

Orders of the Day — Civil Aviation (14 Mar 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: When my right hon. Friend said that he thought I was rather over-optimistic and that we were a long way from making these services pay, was he taking into account my suggestion that these services would in all probability enjoy air-mail contracts?

Orders of the Day — Civil Aviation (14 Mar 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: Before asking the leave of the House to withdraw the Amendment, may I thank my right hon. Friend for the courteous reply he has given to Members who have spoken in the Debate? He will forgive me if I say that we are not altogether satisfied with the answers he has given to the two main points we have brought out and that at a later date we shall have to return to the attack.

Oral Answers to Questions — Basic English (Government Proposals) ( 9 Mar 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: Have the Government been able to agree on these proposals with the promoters of Esperanto?

Post-War Housing Policy ( 8 Mar 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: I should like to ask whether any decision has yet been reached as to the price which is to be paid for the land which the local authorities are to be allowed to purchase compulsorily or how that price has been determined?

Orders of the Day — Pensions (Increase) Bill ( 3 Mar 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: Since 1939.

Orders of the Day — Pay and Allowances ( 2 Mar 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: That is just what the French said about the British Forces at the beginning of the war.


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