Results 21–40 of 351 for speaker:Mr John Burnett

Oral Answers to Questions — Regent's Park. ( 1 Jul 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 19. asked the First Commissioner of Works whether he is aware that during the present hot weather the general public are again denied quiet enjoyment of the Queen Mary Garden in Regent's Park; whether it is his intention to use this retreat annually during the hot weather as a fun fair, with booths on the lawns as at present, or whether he will arrange that these disturbances for collecting...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Juvenile Labour. (27 Jun 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 51. asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many local authorities use the powers given to them under the Children and Young Persons (Scotland) Act, 1932, to restrict or prohibit child labour in the fields?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Juvenile Labour. (27 Jun 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 52. asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many boys have been sent out on licence to farmers from approved schools in Scotland during the past 12 months?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Juvenile Labour. (27 Jun 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 54. asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether his attention has been called to a Press advertisement, dated 19th June, and sent him by the hon. Member for North Aberdeen (Mr. Burnett) offering a comfortable home for a school girl over nine, willing to help on a croft; and what steps he is prepared to take to prevent such exploitation of child labour?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Juvenile Labour. (27 Jun 1935)

Mr John Burnett: Will the hon. Gentleman find out whether this child is expected to work as a grown man, as is apparently expected of some boys of 12 or 14?

Oral Answers to Questions — Juvenile Employment (Farm Work). (26 Jun 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 73. asked the Minister of Labour what European countries permit children between the ages of 12 and 14 to be employed by farmers during school hours?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Anglo-Brazilian Payments Agreement. (25 Jun 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 50. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will arrange that any payment by the Brazilian Government in relation to commercial debts due to British subjects should not be met by the issue here of Brazilian bonds which reduce the amount of exchange available to meet the service of the Brazilian loans upon which four separate defaults have been made, unless the Brazilian Government...

Orders of the Day — RESTRICTION OF RIBBON DEVELOPMENT BILL [Lords.] (25 Jun 1935)

Mr John Burnett: The hon. and gallant Member for Maldon (Sir E. Ruggles-Brise) spoke as if this were the first effort which had been made to deal with ribbon development, but I do not think that that quite represents the facts of the case. The Development and Roads Improvement Act, 1909, gave powers very similar to those which are to be conferred under Clause 10 of this Bill. It gave power to the Board to...

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Cattle Disease (Warble Fly). (24 Jun 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 21. asked the Minister of Agriculture whether his attention has been drawn to the test which was taken in Aberdeen hide market for the eight weeks commencing 12th April, in the course of which it was ascertained that the weekly percentage of warbled hides varied from 54 to 67; and whether, seeing that demonstrations of the efficacious treatment of infected cattle were held more than a year...

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Cattle Disease (Warble Fly). (24 Jun 1935)

Mr John Burnett: Has the right hon. Gentleman considered the question of trying this experiment in Scotland?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Cattle Disease (Warble Fly). (24 Jun 1935)

Mr John Burnett: Does the right hon. Gentleman suggest that I should address the question to the Secretary of State for Scotland?

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Telephone Subscribers (Telegrams). (24 Jun 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 25. asked the Postmaster-General whether his attention has been drawn to the fact that a member of the public using a public kiosk for telephoning a telegram has only the cost of the telegram to bear, whereas a telephone subscriber using his private telephone is charged, in addition to the charge for the telegram, 1d. per call; and whether he will take steps to have subscribers placed in a...

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Telephone Subscribers (Telegrams). (24 Jun 1935)

Mr John Burnett: Is the Postmaster-General afraid that my constituents in Aberdeen may withdraw their telephone subscriptions in order to get cheaper telegrams?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Fishery Board Cruisers. (20 Jun 1935)

Mr John Burnett: Do these cruisers call at Leith in order to land the pirates whom they have captured or because they need a rest after chasing these ships?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Anglo-Brazilian Payments Agreement. (19 Jun 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 43. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether, seeing that Brazil does not honour her debt obligations raised in London by public subscription, and as the conference of 27th March had the object of obtaining payment for British exports to Brazil, he will now discuss Anglo-Brazilian trade on the basis that British exports to Brazil have been gifts to Brazil and constitute losses of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Companies Act. (18 Jun 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 20. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether, in view of the repeated failure of the safeguards for preference shares provided by the original terms of a prospectus issued under the Companies Act, 1929, he will prepare legislative proposals to protect preference shareholders in a limited liability company from being sacrificed for the benefit of junior shareholders in the same...

Oral Answers to Questions — Public Health.: Reformatory School Buys (Employment). ( 6 Jun 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 54. asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether his attention has been drawn to a case at the Aberdeen sheriff court, on 23rd May, in which a farmer was convicted of ill-treatment of a boy of 18 under his charge on licence from Rossie Farm School, Angus; whether he is aware that the boy was beaten on the body and legs with fists and with a stick, kicked on the body and legs, and...

Oral Answers to Questions — Public Health.: Reformatory School Buys (Employment). ( 6 Jun 1935)

Mr John Burnett: While thanking the right hon. Gentleman for the reply, if I submit certain complaints to him will he consider the m?

Oral Answers to Questions — Public Health.: Grampian Power Scheme (Girder Bridge). ( 6 Jun 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 59. asked the Minister of Transport whether he can now give in formation as to whether the amenities committee under the Grampian Power Scheme was consulted with regard to the girder bridge besides the bridge of Tummel; and whether the design was approved?

Oral Answers to Questions — League of Nations.: Argentina (British Investors). ( 5 Jun 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 3. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he will, before permission is asked to float another Argentine loan in London, point out to the Argentine Government that the lack of sympathy of Argentine nationals towards foreign capital sunk in Argentine railways and other enterprises has discouraged the further investment of British savings in Argentina?


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