Results 1521–1533 of 1533 for speaker:Sir George Benson

Orders of the Day — Blasphemy Laws (Amendment) Bill. (24 Jan 1930)

Sir George Benson: My phraseology was rather loose, but the point is that their attacks are referred to as lascivious and vicious. In other words, their views and their methods of expression are declared to be lascivious and vicious. If members of the Christian Churches are entitled to apply that type of phraseology to men whose religion is a negative religion, why should they object to others attacking equally...

Orders of the Day — Blasphemy Laws (Amendment) Bill. (24 Jan 1930)

Sir George Benson: I am not sure exactly to what the hon. Member applied the phrase "lascivious and vicious," but he applied it to people who would be relieved under this Bill in some way or another. If he or the hon. Member for Lichfield (Mr. Lovat-Fraser) is entitled to use language of that type, it seems to me that they are the last people to object to a Bill of this kind going through which is going to...

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office (Promotions). (22 Jan 1930)

Sir George Benson: May we have an assurance from the Government that the efficiency of Government services will not be interfered with to satisfy the prejudices of hon. Members opposite?

Oral Answers to Questions — Prisoners (Flogging). (19 Dec 1929)

Sir George Benson: 24. asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what States, being members of the Commission Penitentionaire Internationale, have abolished flogging in prisons?

Oral Answers to Questions — Prisoners (Flogging). (19 Dec 1929)

Sir George Benson: 26. asked the Home Secretary whether any States which are members of the Commission Penitentionaire International, having abolished flogging from their penal code, have found it necessary to reintroduce this form of punishment during the past 10 years?

Oral Answers to Questions — Prisoners (Flogging). (19 Dec 1929)

Sir George Benson: Can the Under-Secretary give me any idea when that information with be available?

Oral Answers to Questions — Prisoners (Corporal Punishment). (12 Dec 1929)

Sir George Benson: 24. asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is the proportion of prisoners whose sentences expired between 1918 and 1925 and upon whom the cat was inflicted who have subsequently returned to prison?

Oral Answers to Questions — Prisoners (Corporal Punishment). (12 Dec 1929)

Sir George Benson: Would it not be worth while to obtain these special statistics in future?

Oral Answers to Questions — Prisoners (Corporal Punishment). (12 Dec 1929)

Sir George Benson: 28. asked the Home Secretary the number of cases during the past 10 years in which the cat has been inflicted for offences under the Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1912?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Discipline (Flogging). (11 Dec 1929)

Sir George Benson: 24. asked the Civil Lord of the Admiralty whether discipline in the Navy has suffered owing to the abolition of flogging; and whether there has been any demand by the naval authorities for its re-introduction?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Customs Tariffs. (12 Nov 1929)

Sir George Benson: 25. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware that the International Customs Tariffs Bureau, Brussels, the object of which is to give the latest information on tariffs and tariff changes, is unable, owing to inadequate financial resources and staff, to publish the tariffs of many countries without great delay; and whether, in view of this fact and of the importance of...

Ballot for Notices of Motions.: Water Supply. (29 Oct 1929)

Sir George Benson: I beg to give notice that, to-morrow fortnight, I shall call attention to the National Organisation of Water Supply, and move a Resolution.


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