Results 161–180 of 266 for speaker:Sir Arthur Benn

Orders of the Day — Intoxicating Liquor (Sale to Persons Under Eighteen) Bill. ( 9 Mar 1923)

Sir Arthur Benn: —but I do think that true temperance can be obtained by teaching the young people that alcohol is bad for immature physique and bad for immature brain, and that if they want to succeed in life they will shun had tobacco and avoid strong drink. I am, therefore, very strongly in favour of this Bill, and shall vote for it, hoping that the House will give it a Second Reading, and that we shall...

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments.: Empire Trade. ( 5 Mar 1923)

Sir Arthur Benn: 56. asked the Prime Minister what is the present position of the arrangements for the forthcoming British Empire Economic Conference?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Empiee Settlement. ( 5 Dec 1922)

Sir Arthur Benn: Are the Colonial Office making every effort to get schemes submitted to them, and accelerating investigation?

Oral Answers to Questions — Naval Armaments (Washington Treaty). (29 Nov 1922)

Sir Arthur Benn: Now that the intentions have been shown, will the hon. Member undertake that no other ships shall be dealt with until the other countries have taken similar action?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Anglo-Spanish Commercial Treaty. ( 3 Aug 1922)

Sir Arthur Benn: (by Private Notice) asked the President of the Board of Trade if he is now in a position to make a statement in regard to negotiations for a commercial treaty between this country and Spain?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Ships' Boats. ( 1 Aug 1922)

Sir Arthur Benn: 68. asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty how many ships' boats, with their gear, are laid up in His Majesty's dockyards surplus to requirements; and what is the approximate annual cost of their upkeep?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Ships' Boats. ( 1 Aug 1922)

Sir Arthur Benn: Is the right hon. Gentleman prepared to consider leasing some of these boats in their present condition?

Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants.: Sea Scouts. (31 Jul 1922)

Sir Arthur Benn: 95. asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury how many units of the sea scouts branch of the Boy Scouts movement have been recognised; and if any obstacles are being placed to the recognition of further units?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Ships' Boats. (26 Jul 1922)

Sir Arthur Benn: 7. asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty if the Government will be willing to hand over a proportion of the ships' boats which are surplus to likely requirements to approved units, such as sea cadets, sea scouts, etc., at a nominal rent, so that instead of creating an unremunerative expense they might be doing a valuable national service?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Ships' Boats. (26 Jul 1922)

Sir Arthur Benn: If there are boats out of repair, are they going to be kept in that condition or put into repair?

Oral Answers to Questions — Irelaand.: Cattle (Slaughter). (24 Jul 1922)

Sir Arthur Benn: Has not the right hon. Gentleman seen the intense cruelty that goes on in the killing of these cattle, and is it not our duty, as a civilised country, to take steps to have it stopped?

Orders of the Day — Honours Lists.: Prime Minister's Statement. (17 Jul 1922)

Sir Arthur Benn: I did not intend entering into this discussion and would not do so, but for the remarks of my hon. Friend the Member for Canterbury (Mr. R. McNeill) which I think may have a very serious effect on a British firm of very high standing and good repute—the firm of Balfour, Williamson and Company, the senior member of which is a Member of this House for the Partick Division of Glasgow, and has...

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Brazilian Centenary. (28 Jun 1922)

Sir Arthur Benn: Does the hon. and gallant Gentleman realise that men engaged in commerce are extremely anxious that British ships should go to Rio?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ireland.: Russo-German Agreement. (15 Jun 1922)

Sir Arthur Benn: Did the right hon. Gentleman receive any information showing that the agreement between Russia and Germany was made prior to Genoa, and that the signing at Rapallo was only the visible sign of the agreement being concluded?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ireland.: Outrages. (30 May 1922)

Sir Arthur Benn: Was not General Doran arrested by the police under the Provisional Government with assistance, and did not Mr. Michael Collins undertake to have an inquiry made? Has that inquiry been carried out?

Genoa Conference.: Great Results Already from Genoa. (25 May 1922)

Sir Arthur Benn: In rising to speak on the subject of the Genoa Conference, I may give as my reason for occupying for a few minutes the time of the Committee the fact that I, as President of the Association of British Chambers of Commerce, was asked, along with Colonel Armstrong, President of the Federation of British Industries, to join the British Delegation at Genoa in a consultative capacity. Although we...

Orders of the Day — Navy Estimates, 1922–23.: Works, Buildings, and Repairs, at Home and Abroad. (23 May 1922)

Sir Arthur Benn: I should not have risen but for the fact that the hon. and gallant Member for Central Hull (Lieut.-Commander Kenworthy) moved to reduce the Vote by £1,000 because the Admiralty were going to complete the oil fuel storage accommodation at Jamaica. We discussed this matter very fully three years ago. I was one of those who urged the Admiralty to take the ships to which my Noble Friend has...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Merchandise Marks. (22 May 1922)

Sir Arthur Benn: Can the right hon. Gentleman take some steps to see that goods manufactured abroad shall not be represented as British goods bearing the name of a British firm?

Oral Answers to Questions — Genoa Conference.: Statement Bymr.Chamberlain. ( 8 May 1922)

Sir Arthur Benn: (by Private Notice) asked the Lord Privy Seal whether he can give the House any information with reference to the statements alleged to have been made by the Prime Minister in the course of conversation with M. Bartheu?

Oral Answers to Questions — Passports and Visas. ( 5 Apr 1922)

Sir Arthur Benn: If the visas have been taken off to Switzerland, will they be taken off from Switzerland to England?


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