Results 61–80 of 266 for speaker:Sir Arthur Benn

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Dominions (Treaties). (27 Mar 1928)

Sir Arthur Benn: 46. asked the Prime Minister whether he can make a statement relative to the power of the Dominions to sign treaties without the counter-signature of the representative of the British Government?

Oral Answers to Questions — Iraq.: Cairo Conference, March, 1921. ( 6 Mar 1928)

Sir Arthur Benn: What is the objection to publishing the Papers?

Notices of Motion.: Safeguarding of Industries Act (1921) Amendment. ( 6 Mar 1928)

Sir Arthur Benn: I beg to move, That leave he given to introduce a Bill to amend the Safeguarding of Industries Act, 1921, in respect of agricultural produce. My purpose is to call attention to the grave discontent which exists among the agricultural community. A Motion on the Paper, put down by an hon. Member who is an unimpeachable authority, draws attention to this. The heavy taxes, the heavy burden of...

Notices of Motion.: Safeguarding of Industries Act (1921) Amendment. ( 6 Mar 1928)

Sir Arthur Benn: I am informed by the Farmers' Union, but if they are in-accurate—

Notices of Motion.: Safeguarding of Industries Act (1921) Amendment. ( 6 Mar 1928)

Sir Arthur Benn: The hon. Member for Henley (Captain Terrell) was generally sympathetic.

Notices of Motion.: Safeguarding of Industries Act (1921) Amendment. ( 6 Mar 1928)

Sir Arthur Benn: The Home Secretary (Mr. Bridgeman) has also given the pledge, and it has been given by three score and ten Members on that side. That being the case, who is going to oppose it? I suppose that nobody is going to oppose it. If I am wrong any hon. Member under the Standing Orders of the House is at liberty to follow me in debate and make a brief statement and then divide the House. If I am...

Oral Answers to Questions — Films.: Empire Settlement (Canada). (27 Feb 1928)

Sir Arthur Benn: Are mandated territories excluded from all schemes?

Orders of the Day — New CLAUSE C. — (Restriction on contracting out.) (21 Dec 1927)

Sir Arthur Benn: I support the Amendment because, personally, I cannot help feeling that it would have been far better to have had it as it is in Clause 8, which refers to any contract "made whether before or after the commencement of this Act." If proper consideration has been given, I cannot see why new legislation should make a contract void.

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs (Tour). (28 Nov 1927)

Sir Arthur Benn: Has the attention of the right hon. Gentleman been drawn to the great satisfaction expressed in South Africa by British subjects of British and Dutch blood at the visit to South Africa of the Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs, and to the belief held there by many that these visits from Colonial Secretaries will be of immense advantage to the Empire as a whole?

Orders of the Day — Royal Dockyards. (29 Jul 1927)

Sir Arthur Benn: I want to join in what my hon. Friend the Member for Devonport (Mr. Hore-Belisha) has said, and to remind the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty that a short time ago I had the pleasure of being present at an interview between a deputation from Plymouth and the First Lord of the Admiralty, and the impression taken away from that interview was that in no circumstances were there going to...

Orders of the Day — Royal Dockyards. (29 Jul 1927)

Sir Arthur Benn: Will not those boilers require re-tubing later on?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade Facilities Act.: Newfoundland Power and Paper Company. (14 Jul 1927)

Sir Arthur Benn: Will the Government take steps to see, if the sale takes place, that the raw material is not allowed to be exported, but that it shall be manufactured on the spot?

Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants.: Ministries (Re-Arrangement). (17 May 1927)

Sir Arthur Benn: 50. asked the Prime Minister whether he has received a communication from the President of the British Association of Chambers of Commerce, dated 7th April, in which was embodied a series of reasons supporting the plea that the Department of Overseas Trade should be continued on the basis of its existing organisation; and if, before any action is taken by His Majesty's Government, he will...

Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants.: Ministries (Re-Arrangement). (17 May 1927)

Sir Arthur Benn: Will the right hon. Gentleman take into consideration, in making up his mind on this subject, the injury to the expansion of our overseas trade which a great many of those who are interested in it believe will occur if the Overseas Trade Department is abolished?

Selection (Standing Committees).: Private Bills (Group E). ( 5 May 1927)

Sir Arthur Benn: reported from the Committee on Group E of Private Bills: That, for the convenience of parties, the Committee had adjourned till Monday next, at Eleven of the clock.

Oral Answers to Questions — Women Franchise.: Migration. (13 Apr 1927)

Sir Arthur Benn: I beg to give notice that, on this day four weeks, I will call attention to schemes of Migration, and move a Resolution.

Marriage (Prohibited Degrees of Relationship) Bill. ( 4 Mar 1927)

Sir Arthur Benn: I beg to move, "That the Bill be now read a Second time." 3.0.p.m. This is a Bill to amend the law relating to the marriage of persons with their nephew or niece by marriage. I do not think it will be necessary for me to take up the time of the House for more than a few minutes, because this is an absolutely non-party Bill, which is brought forward, not to carry out any great reform but to...

Marriage (Prohibited Degrees of Relationship) Bill. ( 4 Mar 1927)

Sir Arthur Benn: I can give cases where clergymen of the Church of England have married—[Interruption.]

Marriage (Prohibited Degrees of Relationship) Bill. ( 4 Mar 1927)

Sir Arthur Benn: This is a matter which can be dealt with in Committee. None of the promoters would oppose in Committee anything which would protect the clergy.

Marriage (Prohibited Degrees of Relationship) Bill. ( 4 Mar 1927)

Sir Arthur Benn: I thought I made it quite clear, that as for as the promoters are concerned, we are quite prepared to deal with these points in Committee.


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