Results 261–271 of 271 for speaker:Mr Charles Peat

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Corporation Duty. (14 Apr 1932)

Mr Charles Peat: 43. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he is aware that the Inland Revenue are endeavouring to collect Corporation Duty levied under the Inland Revenue Act of 1885 from a number of associations formed solely for purposes of trade, whereas the Act in question does not apply to associations carrying on trade or business; and will he take immediate steps to stop the action complained of,...

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Housing. (12 Apr 1932)

Mr Charles Peat: I do not feel that the discussion upon the question of housing should be allowed to pass without some reference to a very important part of the housing problem, namely, the density problem. At the present time only 12 houses are allowed to be built to the acre in respect of which the Government subsidy is to be paid. I know that the Minister deals very sympathetically with all cases which are...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Road Grants. (21 Mar 1932)

Mr Charles Peat: 76. (for Sir COOPER RAWSON) asked the Minister of Transport whether, in view of the increased unemployment in the roadstone quarrying industry due to the economy proposals being carried out by many public authorities and the closing down or short- time working of quarries in different parts of the country, the Ministry contemplate making increased grants to local authorities during the next...

General Ad Valorem Customs Duty. ( 9 Feb 1932)

Mr Charles Peat: It is a very great privilege to address this House at any time, and I hope that in the course of my remarks I shall not abuse that privilege. It was also a great privilege to someone like myself to be in this House last Thursday to hear that magnificent statement of the Chancellor of the Exchequer and to hear the statement of the Home Secretary. I must confess that when I listened to the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Road and Bridge Schemes. ( 9 Dec 1931)

Mr Charles Peat: 36. asked the Minister of Transport what steps he has taken, in view of paragraph 31 of the Report of the Royal Commission on Transport, to formulate a special programme in regard to the strengthening of weak bridges at the rate of not less than 1,000 bridges a year and setting aside special sums from the Road Fund for the purpose?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Road and Bridge Schemes. ( 9 Dec 1931)

Mr Charles Peat: 35. asked the Minister of Transport, when making grants for the development of road schemes, if he will discriminate between those schemes of which the largest proportion of the cost is the purchase of property and schemes of which at least 75 per cent. of the cost goes to labour and materials?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Iron and Steel Industry. ( 7 Dec 1931)

Mr Charles Peat: 55. asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will forthwith publish the imports of iron and steel and manufactures thereof in November in the categories given in Group III (c) of the Import List (Iron and Steel and manufactures thereof)?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Abnormal Importations (Customs Duties). ( 1 Dec 1931)

Mr Charles Peat: 19. asked the President of the Board of Trade what was the average value per month of the current year of the total imports included in No. 1 Order, 1931, Abnormal Importations (Customs Duties); what is the proportion this value bears to the total value of imports under Class III for the same period; and what was the value of the same imports, respectively, during the first and second 10-day...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Iron and Steel. Industry. (24 Nov 1931)

Mr Charles Peat: 27. asked the President of the Board of Trade what proportion the imports of iron and steel into the United Kingdom bear to the total of iron and steel manufactured in the United Kingdom in September and October of 1931; and how this proportion compared with the proportion of imports of total make in September and October of 1930?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Iron and Steel. Industry. (24 Nov 1931)

Mr Charles Peat: Will the right hon. Gentleman assure the House that steps will be taken forthwith to stem the flow of imports of iron and steel, which are unnecessarily increasing the adverse, trade balance?

Orders of the Day — King's Speech.: Debate on the Address. (12 Nov 1931)

Mr Charles Peat: I hope that I may claim the indulgence of the House for yet another maiden speech. An hon. Member on the Opposition benches said that he had heard no good reason put forward against their Amendment. I would like, very humbly, to advance my reasons why it should be resisted. It suggests that nationalisation ought to be one of the first things taken in hand. As a business man who is of...


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