Results 41–60 of 266 for speaker:Sir Arthur Benn

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Tanganyika and Kenya (Bank Interest). (24 Apr 1929)

Sir Arthur Benn: 46. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies if he is aware of the rates of interest charged by banks in Tanganyika and in Kenya to the settlers; and, seeing that there is no legal rate of interest, will he take steps to sea that one is established?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Tanganyika and Kenya (Bank Interest). (24 Apr 1929)

Sir Arthur Benn: Does my right hon. Friend realise that the development of these Colonies is being retarded through the inability of the settlers to obtain reasonable advances from the banks at a fair rate of interest?

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Mr. BRIDGEMAN'S STATEMENT. (14 Mar 1929)

Sir Arthur Benn: As an ardent believer in the need for economy, I was glad to see a reduction in these Estimates. I should like to know if the naval experts consider that we shall now have a sufficiently strong Navy not only to protect our shores but to ensure a proper food supply to the people of this country. Our people are absolutely dependent upon the food supply from abroad and unless our Navy is...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: South Africa and Germany (Treaty). (27 Feb 1929)

Sir Arthur Benn: Is my right hon. Friend aware that the Federation of Chambers of Commerce of the Empire, a body in which there is no politics, was so incensed over the matter that they sent a cable direct to the Government of the Union asking the Union not to proceed with the Treaty, as they regarded it as a direct attack on inter-Imperial trade?

Oral Answers to Questions — Local Government and Rating.: Gas Protocol. ( 6 Dec 1928)

Sir Arthur Benn: Is it not a fact that under the Hague Convention the use of poison gas is illegal, and that, although that was broken during the War, the Versailles Treaty confirmed the Hague Convention; and is it not also a fact that our Army Orders to-day prevent the use of poison gas unless it is used by the enemy?

Oral Answers to Questions — Mercantile Marine.: Loss of Steamship "vestris." (20 Nov 1928)

Sir Arthur Benn: Is it not a fact that any British vessel carrying passengers out of United States ports is bound to have a certificate from the United States stating that she is fit and seaworthy?

Oral Answers to Questions — Mercantile Marine.: Safety Regulations. (20 Nov 1928)

Sir Arthur Benn: May I ask whether steps can be taken by which the captains of British ships must submit their papers to the Consul in a foreign port? A case occurred some years ago in which the Board of Trade instructed a British captain that he need not submit his papers to the British Consul.

Oral Answers to Questions — Mercantile Marine.: State-Owned Vessels (Immunity). ( 3 Jul 1928)

Sir Arthur Benn: Can the right hon. Gentleman say whether the attention of the American Government has been drawn to the position taken up by the United States Shipping Company, because, from what I know of America, it is perfectly certain that the common-sense there would prevent them from taking up so absurd a line as that taken up by the shipping line.

Marriages (Prohibited Degrees of Relationship) Bill. (21 Jun 1928)

Sir Arthur Benn: I beg to move, That the Order (19th April) for the committal of the Bill to a Standing Committee be read and discharged. This Bill received a Second Reading by the House and was sent to a Com- mittee, which has shown that it has not possibly got the time in which to deal with it, and I respectfully ask the House to recommit it to a Committee of the whole House, so that it can be dealt with.

Oral Answers to Questions — League of Nations.: China. (21 May 1928)

Sir Arthur Benn: 37. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether, as the government at Peking has shown its inability to speak in the name of China, he proposes to take any steps at the next meeting of the Council to regularise the representation of China on the League of Nations?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Royal Air Force (Accident). (17 May 1928)

Sir Arthur Benn: Is it the case that young officers have to go up only with pilots who have passed all their examinations and are duly qualified?

Oral Answers to Questions — League of Nations.: China. (16 May 1928)

Sir Arthur Benn: Is the Chinese Government at Nanking in a position to call on the League of Nations? If it is not, through not being the recognised Government of China, can we not take some steps by which it can be recognised as such?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Ships (Officers). (25 Apr 1928)

Sir Arthur Benn: Is the hon. Gentleman aware that there are hundreds of British steamers trading between foreign ports that will not hand their papers to British Consuls, and does he not think that it is time that steps were taken to see that British ships had British captains?

Oral Answers to Questions — Greece (British Diplomatic Representation). (11 Apr 1928)

Sir Arthur Benn: 1. asked the Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what diplomatic representation the British Government at present has at Athens; whether he: is satisfied that the interests of British trade are being safeguarded; and whether the Greek Government has been informed of the steps it should take before complete diplomatic relations are resumed?

Oral Answers to Questions — France and Ruhr District.: British Trade. (11 Apr 1928)

Sir Arthur Benn: Did not the President of the Board of Trade state that, owing to the condition of affairs in the occupied territory, trade had vanished?

Oral Answers to Questions — France and Ruhr District.: British Trade. (10 Apr 1928)

Sir Arthur Benn: Will the right hon. Gentleman answer the last part of the question, namely, what steps are being taken to secure the interests of British traders in the occupied territories?

Oral Answers to Questions — France and Ruhr District.: British Trade. (10 Apr 1928)

Sir Arthur Benn: The question asks what steps have been taken so that the interests of British trade should receive fair treatment?

Oral Answers to Questions — France and Ruhr District.: British Trade. (10 Apr 1928)

Sir Arthur Benn: In the meantime, is it correct to say that trade is paralysed?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ireland.: Iraq (Constituent Assembly). (10 Apr 1928)

Sir Arthur Benn: Do not the Government regard themselves as under some pledge to hold such an election; and does this reply mean that it will be postponed for a year?

Oral Answers to Questions — France and Ruhr District.: British Goods(Customs Duty). (27 Mar 1928)

Sir Arthur Benn: Do not the Government recognise that we have an interest in these sums which are being exacted from our own traders?


<< < 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 > >>

Create an alert

Advanced search

Find this exact word or phrase

You can also do this from the main search box by putting exact words in quotes: like "cycling" or "hutton report"

By default, we show words related to your search term, like “cycle” and “cycles” in a search for cycling. Putting the word in quotes, like "cycling", will stop this.

Excluding these words

You can also do this from the main search box by putting a minus sign before words you don’t want: like hunting -fox

We also support a bunch of boolean search modifiers, like AND and NEAR, for precise searching.

Date range

to

You can give a start date, an end date, or both to restrict results to a particular date range. A missing end date implies the current date, and a missing start date implies the oldest date we have in the system. Dates can be entered in any format you wish, e.g. 3rd March 2007 or 17/10/1989

Person

Enter a name here to restrict results to contributions only by that person.

Section

Restrict results to a particular parliament or assembly that we cover (e.g. the Scottish Parliament), or a particular type of data within an institution, such as Commons Written Answers.

Column

If you know the actual Hansard column number of the information you are interested in (perhaps you’re looking up a paper reference), you can restrict results to that; you can also use column:123 in the main search box.