Results 61–80 of 351 for speaker:Mr John Burnett

Oral Answers to Questions — Stonehenge (Car Park). (14 Mar 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 70. asked the First Commissioner of Works whether agreement between the National Trust and his Department with regard to the land near Stonehenge has yet been reached; and, if not, by what authority his Department can create a car park on ground which belongs to the National Trust?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Housing. (14 Mar 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 71. asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he will introduce regulations making it compulsory for city corporations to grant compensation for disturbance to shop keepers under the Housing (Scotland) Act, 1930?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Housing. (14 Mar 1935)

Mr John Burnett: May I ask my right hon. Friend whether the powers are not contained in Section 41 of the Housing Act, and will he not encourage local authorities to put them into force?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Street Obstruction (Stationary Vehicles). (13 Mar 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 55. asked the Home Secretary whether he will, in order to restore Old Quebec Street and Bryanston Street as public highways for driving and foot traffic, request the police to direct vehicles calling at the hotels, flats, and stores fronting to Oxford Street to use Oxford Street daily after 10 a.m. as standing space or, alternatively, to notify the owners of the hotels, flats, and stores in...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Granite. (13 Mar 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 51. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will state the amount and value of the imports of manufactured granite for the last available six months and for the corresponding six months of the previous year?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Kerbstones. (13 Mar 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 52. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will state the amount and value of the imports of kerbstones from Mysore for the last available 12 months and for the corresponding 12 months of the previous year?

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments.: Taxes Office, Birmingham. (11 Mar 1935)

Mr John Burnett: Can my right hon. Friend contrive to floodlight all the Income Tax offices before Budget day as a gentle hint to the Chancellor of the Exchequer?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Motor Insurance. ( 6 Mar 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 41. asked the Minister of Transport whether he will take steps so to amend the regulations with regard to the insurance of motorists against third-party risks that insurance companies in a, state of insolvency are debarred from continuing to accept premiums?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Forth Bridge Scheme, Queensferry. ( 6 Mar 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 42. asked the Minister of Transport whether in any scheme for a road bridge across the Forth at Queens-ferry, steps will be taken to plan the bridge-heads in respect of their approaches pari passu with the development of designs?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Forth Bridge Scheme, Queensferry. ( 6 Mar 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 43. asked the Minister of Transport whether, before any steps are taken to carry out the project for the building of a road bridge across the River Forth at Queensferry, steps will be taken to consult the Royal Fine Arts Commission for Scotland with regard to the design of the bridge?

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Stonehenge. ( 4 Mar 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 37. asked the First Commissioner of Works how soon the terms of the agreement between the National Trust and the Office of Works with regard to the control of Stonehenge will be made public?

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Stonehenge. ( 4 Mar 1935)

Mr John Burnett: Is it not the case that repeated inquiries have been made as to the nature of these terms but they remain shrouded in mystery?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: International Labour Office (Shorthand Typists). (28 Feb 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 10. asked the Minister of Labour whether he will state the number of British shorthand typists employed in a temporary capacity at the International Labour Office, Geneva, and the scale of salary paid.

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: International Labour Office (Shorthand Typists). (28 Feb 1935)

Mr John Burnett: Does not my right hon. Friend think that £440 a year for a shorthand typist with a speed of 140 words a minute, as advertised in the Press, is a considerable sum?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Street Obstruction. (28 Feb 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 14. asked the Home Secretary whether he is aware that streets near Bryanston Street, Oxford Street, W.1, are blocked by being used as storage places for motor cars and vans, and that motor vehicles are frequently parked on both sides of the one-way street, Old Quebec Street, leading into Oxford Street; the reason why the police authorities allow this area to be thus obstructed; and whether he...

Oral Answers to Questions — Public Health.: Brazil (British Investors). (28 Feb 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 38. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware that the Brazilian Government is desirous of obtaining a loan; and will he make 't clear to the Brazilian trade delegation now in England that, apart from the embargo upon the public flotation of foreign loans in London, the placing here with loan houses at the present time of Brazilian obligations which could afterwards be...

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Civil Service Appointments. (25 Feb 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 3. asked the Secretary of State for India what posts in the Civil Service in India, or civil posts under the Crown in India, are appointed, respectively, by the Secretary of State in Council and by the Secretary of State; and how many special appointments are so held in these various services

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: Officers' Retirement (Proportionate Pensions). (25 Feb 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 4. asked the Secretary of State for India to what services recruited by. the Secretary of State the right to premature retirement on proportionate pension extends; and how many officers of these services have availed themselves of these pensions since 1919, inclusive?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Cable and Wireless Company. (25 Feb 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 42. asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury whether he will give the number of the directors of the Cable and Wireless Company; and whether the number has been reduced lately in accordance with the terms of resolution (iv) of the Imperial Wireless and Cable Conference, 1928 [Cmd. 3163]?

Orders of the Day — Housing (Scotland) Bill. (21 Feb 1935)

Mr John Burnett: I rise to speak as one who feels that this Bill to deal with overcrowding is both due and overdue. What we have wanted for some time has been houses and more houses. I know that local conditions are different in one place from what they are in another and that there are some places where the big problem is the slum problem, but at the same time there are places where overcrowding is the...


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