Results 41–60 of 351 for speaker:Mr John Burnett

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Juvenile Employment. ( 5 Jun 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 51. asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many children under 14 received permits from education committees to be employed during school hours in the period July to December, 1934; and how many of such children were employed exclusively in agricultural work?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Housesofparliament (Repairs). (30 May 1935)

Mr John Burnett: Can the right lion. Gentleman give us any idea how long it will be before this process will have to be repeated? Would it not be much better in the long run to erect new buildings of durable material, such as Aberdeen granite?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Road and Bridge Construction, Scotland (Labour Costs). (29 May 1935)

Mr John Burnett: asked the Minister of Transport what steps are taken to en sure that all Scottish local authorities will systematically compare their direct labour unit costs with those prices submitted by contractors in open competition, and redress the situation when a comparison reveals any waste?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Road and Bridge Construction, Scotland (Labour Costs). (29 May 1935)

Mr John Burnett: asked the Minister of Transport whether in view of the com plaints as to waste and extravagance in road and bridge administration made against certain local authorities, he will issue a reminder of his recommendations contained in Section 21 of Circular No. 3(Roads), issued on 26th May, 1933, to Scottish local authorities

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Road and Bridge Construction, Scotland (Labour Costs). (29 May 1935)

Mr John Burnett: Were not complaints sent to the Ministry of Transport not very long ago on certain points?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: River Tummel (Wade Bridge) (29 May 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 25. asked the Minister of Transport whether his attention has been drawn to the unsightly girder structure erected beside the Wade bridge spanning the Tummel; whether the plans were submitted to the amenity committee appointed in connection with the power scheme; and whether he will insist upon the demolition of the girder bridge and the carrying out of the original plan for a new road-bridge...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: River Tummel (Wade Bridge) (29 May 1935)

Mr John Burnett: Can the Minister give an assurance that as early as possible he will try to insist that this disfigurement shall be taken away from what is one of the beauty spots of Scotland?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Teachers' Superannuation. ( 9 Apr 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 14. asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he has considered the memorial of the Retired Teachers' Association of Scotland with regard to the superannuation allowances for pre-1919 retired teachers; and whether he proposes to take action with a view to fixing these superannuation allowances on the basis of salary and years of service, in order to bring them into conformity with...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Teachers' Superannuation. ( 9 Apr 1935)

Mr John Burnett: In view of the fact that the numbers are so small and that the teachers in question are so very old and infirm, could the hon. and learned Gentleman not see his way to make some concession?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance.: Passport Charges. ( 9 Apr 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 58. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether, with a view to encouraging foreign travel, he will now reduce the charge for passports from 15s. to 7s. 6d.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Milk Prices (Institutions). ( 8 Apr 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 38. asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he is yet in a position to make a statement as to the conclusions of the committee of investigation for Scotland regarding the price of milk to institutions which was the subject of a report of the Consumers' Committee?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Housing (Compensation for Disturbance). ( 4 Apr 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 56. asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he will circularise local authorities drawing their attention to the powers which they possess under Section 30 of the Housing (Scotland) Act, 1930, to pay a reasonable allowance towards loss sustained by disturbance of trade or business?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Housing (Compensation for Disturbance). ( 4 Apr 1935)

Mr John Burnett: Is the hon. and learned Gentleman aware that this matter is very urgent, that there are a large number of persons who have received notice to quit on the 28th May, and that some of them will be destitute and deprived of their livelihood unless something is done towards compensation.

Oral Answers to Questions — Russia (British Investors). (27 Mar 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 2. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether His Majesty's Government proposes to make further representations with regard to the position of British subscribers to the Russian Government 4½ per cent. Armavir Touapse Railway Loan?

Oral Answers to Questions — Russia (British Investors). (27 Mar 1935)

Mr John Burnett: Can my right hon. Friend give me any idea as to when a permanent trade agreement with Russia is likely to be arrived at?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Indian Kerb. (27 Mar 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 34. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware that prices are being quoted for Indian kerb at 2s. 2d. per running foot as against the home price of 3s. 6d. per running foot; and whether, in view of the fact that the earnings of Indian quarry-workers amount to from 2s. to 3s. 6d. per day, he will consider measures for the restriction of Indian kerb?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Indian Kerb. (27 Mar 1935)

Mr John Burnett: Is the hon. Gentleman aware that Indian kerb is displacing our home-made kerb in the contracts of a number of local authorities, and will he take the matter into consideration to see if this agreement can be reviewed?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: River Tweed (Pollution). (27 Mar 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 43. asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what action he proposes to take with regard to the complaints which have been made to him by the River Tweed Commissioners as to the pollution of the river by domestic sewage?

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Political Murders. (25 Mar 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 2. asked the Secretary of State for India how many persons convicted of political murders during the last five years have either not received the death sentence or have been reprieved thereafter; and to which religious communities do these persons belong?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Children and Young Persons Act. (20 Mar 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 34. asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether it is the intention of the Department of Health for Scotland, under Public Assistance Circular No. 40, that a child under order of court should be committed to the care not of a public assistance committee but of an education authority; and will he take into consideration the fact that public assistance committees have arrangements under...


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