Results 21–40 of 266 for speaker:Sir Arthur Benn

Oral Answers to Questions — Ireland.: Lords of the Treasury. (20 Jul 1932)

Sir Arthur Benn: 28. asked the Prime Minister whether it has been customary in the past that one of the Lords of the Treasury should be a Scottish Member; and whether there is at present any Lordship of the Treasury vacant?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ireland.: Lords of the Treasury. (20 Jul 1932)

Sir Arthur Benn: Can the Prime Minister say why the Scottish Whip is not allowed to be a Member of the Government?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ireland.: Chief Secretary for Ireland. (20 Jul 1932)

Sir Arthur Benn: 29. asked the Prime Minister if he will state in detail what duties are at present being discharged by the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland; and whether their nature and extent is such as to occupy the whole time of a Minister of Cabinet rank?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ireland.: Chief Secretary for Ireland. (20 Jul 1932)

Sir Arthur Benn: Can the Prime Minister fix any time limit for the discontinuance of this office?

Class Vii.: Scottish Board of Health. (20 Jul 1932)

Sir Arthur Benn: There are many things I should like to refer to, but some of them have already been touched upon, and no doubt the President of the Scottish Board of Health will answer the questions which have been put. We should be interested to know whether, in view of the fall in cost, the suspension of the Government's housing scheme will be terminated. When the housing policy for Scotland was altered it...

Class Vii.: Scottish Board of Health. (20 Jul 1932)

Sir Arthur Benn: Out of how many?

Class Vii.: Scottish Board of Health. (20 Jul 1932)

Sir Arthur Benn: Can the hon. Gentleman give me any idea as to when their labours will be completed and their report presented?

Class Iv.: Public Education, Scotland. (20 Jul 1932)

Sir Arthur Benn: I did not anticipate that this Vote would come on quite so soon. There is a question which I have asked the Secretary for Scotland and which I wish to bring to his notice on this occasion, but if it does not arise on this Vote perhaps he will tell me, and I will resume my seat. Industrial schools, which have, in addition to pupils remitted to them by Order of the Court, a number of voluntary...

Oral Answers to Questions — Safeguarding of Industries Act.: Part Ii (Complaints). ( 3 Jul 1932)

Sir Arthur Benn: 4. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he can give the House the full information supplied by the Board of Trade to the Committee inquiring into complaints under Part if of the Safeguarding of Industries Act relating to the number of persons directly employed in each of the industries to Which it is now-proposed to apply orders?

Oral Answers to Questions — Safeguarding of Industries Act.: Part Ii (Complaints). ( 3 Jul 1932)

Sir Arthur Benn: Does not the right hon. Gentleman think that the fullest information on the point should be available in the House of Commons?

Oral Answers to Questions — Safeguarding of Industries Act.: Part Ii (Complaints). ( 3 Jul 1932)

Sir Arthur Benn: Do I understand the right hon. Gentleman has placed before the House all the information available to his Department on this matter?

Oral Answers to Questions — Safeguarding of Industries Act.: Duty (Disputes). ( 3 Jul 1932)

Sir Arthur Benn: Does the hon. Baronet mean that duties are collected on non-dutiable articles, and then a refund is refused on technical grounds?

Oral Answers to Questions — Safeguarding of Industries Act.: Vulcanised Fibre. ( 3 Jul 1932)

Sir Arthur Benn: His the Committee to recommend a duty, because dumping has occurred, even if the dumping has ceased?

Oral Answers to Questions — Safeguarding of Industries Act.: Poet of London (Grain Weighing Machines.) ( 3 Jul 1932)

Sir Arthur Benn: 8. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether his attention has been called to a specification recently issued by the Port of London Authority describing the installation of eight automatic grain weighing machines to be erected in the Port of London, in which makers are specified of British, American, and German nationality; whether the British makers are named first in the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Ireland.: Honours Lists. ( 3 Jul 1932)

Sir Arthur Benn: 34. asked the Prime Minister whether it is proposed to issue in the "London Gazette" any further statement of the reasons for which recent honours were conferred?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ireland.: Honours Lists. ( 3 Jul 1932)

Sir Arthur Benn: Will the right hon. Gentleman kindly answer my question?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Cotton Industry (Redundant Plant). ( 5 Apr 1932)

Sir Arthur Benn: Will the right hon. Gentleman, in dealing with this matter recollect that the owners of modern plant, capable of competing in the markets both at home and abroad will not be able to stand levies, to get rid of redundant plant which is not up-to-date and not capable of competing?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Transitional Payments. (11 Feb 1932)

Sir Arthur Benn: Is not a disability pension merely putting a man who is injured on a par with an able-bodied man, and is it not right that the Government should see that a man is not disqualified from getting his pension owing to his disability?

Clause 5. — (Powers of Dominion Parliaments in relation to merchant shipping.) (24 Nov 1931)

Sir Arthur Benn: I understand that this agreement has been drafted and sent out to the various Dominions and has been virtually approved by them. Knowing, as I do, something about shipping, and having handled a good many vessels in foreign ports, I think it would be a most disastrous thing if this Clause was passed without having an agreement between various portions of the Empire as to what is to be done in...


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