Results 121–140 of 368 for speaker:Sir Alfred Beit

Oral Answers to Questions — Colonial Empire: Development and Welfare Grants (Unspent Balance) ( 1 Mar 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: When my hon. Friend said that the balances which are unspent are no longer carried forward to another year, does he mean that when it is impossible to carry out a plan owing to the shortage of labour, that plan lapses?

Oral Answers to Questions — Colonial Administration (29 Feb 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: Does this question not entirely ignore the benefits which will be conferred by the Colonial Development and Welfare Act?

Orders of the Day — Civil Aviation (29 Feb 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: May I interrupt? Did not that agreement go on to say that it would be extremely unlikely that this internationalisation could take place in the immediate future, and that in that case it would be preferable that the Governments concerned should operate? They agreed there was no likelihood of an international covenant.

Orders of the Day — Civil Aviation (29 Feb 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: Did this happen in the development of the shipping lines? Was it not a peaceful development?

Oral Answers to Questions — Colonial Development and Welfare Act (Grants) (23 Feb 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: Does not the reply imply that the far greater part of the sum has been earmarked for the West Indies and the African Colonies? Are any amounts being made available to other parts of the Colonial Empire?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: British Film Industry (22 Feb 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: Can the right hon. Gentleman assure me that this self-denying ordinance is not making it easier for foreign interests to acquire films in this country?

Orders of the Day — Education Bill: Clause 8. — (Duty of local education authorities to secure provision of primary and secondary schools.) (16 Feb 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: I beg to move, in page 5, line 31, to leave out "expediency of," and to insert "need for." I am delighted, Major Milner, that you have decided to allow a general Debate, because I was rather afraid that my Amendment would be looked upon as being restrictive. Since I put it down the President has himself put down a far preferable Amendment covering very much the same ground. I would draw ...

Orders of the Day — Education Bill: Clause 8. — (Duty of local education authorities to secure provision of primary and secondary schools.) (16 Feb 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: On the question of "expedient," I was not altogether convinced by the last two speeches or by that of the Parliamentary Secretary. I thought that the parallel which he drew with the Amendment was not altogether valid. But I am perfectly willing, having regard to the satisfactory answer he gave to the Debate, to withdraw my Amendment, especially in view of the fact that I have another...

Orders of the Day — Income Tax (Offices and Employments) Bill (10 Feb 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: The hon. Member has been putting his case as though the permanent civil servant who went straight into the service from school had paid a double tax, but he now implies that this is true only of those who went into the service from outside.

Orders of the Day — Income Tax (Offices and Employments) Bill (10 Feb 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: When was this type of civil servant going to enjoy his tax holiday?

Oral Answers to Questions — Disabled Ex-Service Men (Street Musicians) ( 3 Feb 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: Is the Minister aware that, in addition to the persons described in the Question, there are quite a number of single men begging for alms in much the same way; and will he consult the Metropolitan Police with a view to giving them greater discretion in taking action against these people?

Orders of the Day — Reinstatement in Civil Employment Bill ( 3 Feb 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: Is not that an improvement on the Committee stage which the hon. Member says he is going to give us in this Bill?

Orders of the Day — Reinstatement in Civil Employment Bill ( 3 Feb 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: The hon. Member was just referring to certain improvements which were introduced by some of my hon. friends in the Committee stage of the Disabled Persons (Employment) Bill.

Oral Answers to Questions — Mails, South Africa ( 2 Feb 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: Can my right hon. and gallant Friend say what is the delay in the air-mail from South Africa?

Oral Answers to Questions — Australia and New Zealand (Agreement) ( 1 Feb 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: asked the Under-Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs whether the United Kingdom is, or will be, a party to the agreement signed between Australia and New Zealand, in which questions of defence and security play an important part; and whether the full text will be made available to hon. Members.

Oral Answers to Questions — Australia and New Zealand (Agreement) ( 1 Feb 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: In view of the fact that this is the first agreement under the proposed regionalisation arrangement, is it not desirable that this country should be a party to any agreement in which matters of defence are involved, in view of our greater population, industrial and other categories than other parts of the Empire?

Electoral Reform ( 1 Feb 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: Is that system still in use?

Electoral Reform ( 1 Feb 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: My hon. and gallant Friend seems to be implying that the representation of the persons who at any rate get in in England would not be as good as that which they would get in Scotland.

Oral Answers to Questions — Argentina and Axis Powers (Rupture of Relations) (27 Jan 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: Will the Foreign Secretary say whether it is proposed to return Consul Helmuth to the Argentine?

Oral Answers to Questions — Cyprus: Marketing Scheme (26 Jan 1944)

Sir Alfred Beit: asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he is aware that the popularly elected municipalities of Limassol and Famagusta, Cyprus, have refused to co-operate in a scheme to control the marketing of perishable produce which has been approved by the producers and all the other municipalities; and whether he can make a statement.


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