Results 81–100 of 351 for speaker:Mr John Burnett

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Parking Regulations. (20 Feb 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 50. asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he is aware that the Metropolitan Police take action when danger or actual obstruction is caused by vehicles standing in the highways; and will he request the police to see that this policy is more closely followed in the central parts of London, as the present use of the highways as parking places has been declared by the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Parking Regulations. (20 Feb 1935)

Mr John Burnett: Will my right hon. Friend bear in mind that Quebec Street, near the Marble Arch, is almost completely blocked by cars?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Housing (Compensation for Disturb Ance). (20 Feb 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 34. asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many and which of the local authorities in the larger cities have put into operation Section 30 of the Housing (Scotland) Act, 1930, with regard to loss sustained by reason of disturbance of trade consequent upon removal?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Housing (Compensation for Disturb Ance). (20 Feb 1935)

Mr John Burnett: Is the Under-Secretary aware that a shopkeeper who paid £60 for fittings and goodwill made an application in Aberdeen and was informed that there was no such scheme?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Assistance Board (Provision of Information). (20 Feb 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 54. asked the Minister of Labour whether he will communicate with the Unemployment Assistance Board with a view to arranging that Members of Parliament may obtain from their local. office any information on the local working of the regulations which they may require for the discharge of their duties, instead of having to rely for their information upon complaints which may be made to them by...

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Assistance Board (Provision of Information). (20 Feb 1935)

Mr John Burnett: Will my hon. Friend bear in mind that at the Employment Exchanges and public assistance committee offices information can be obtained as to general working, but that the instructions are that such information must not be given by the Unemployment Assistance Board?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Assistance Board (Provision of Information). (20 Feb 1935)

Mr John Burnett: The information asked for is not confidential information about cases, but general information about increases or reductions in allowances.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: River Pollution. (19 Feb 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 2. asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether the Scottish Advisory Committee on the Prevention of River Pollution is proceeding with its investigations; and when recommendations to the Government for the better control of pollution may be expected?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: River Pollution. (19 Feb 1935)

Mr John Burnett: In view of the long delay that has occurred, would it not be advisable that they should make a temporary report?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Anglo-Argentine Convention (Meat Trade). (19 Feb 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 15. asked the Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs whether, in view of the prior rights of Empire over foreign producers in the British market, the committee set up to inquire into the means of ensuring a reasonable return to cattle producers will include representatives of the Dominions as well as the Argentine and the United Kingdom?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Cotton Exports (Canada). (19 Feb 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 19. asked the President of the Board of Trade to what extent Lancashire cotton goods are now finding an increased market in Canada under the Ottawa Agreement?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Ophthalmic Benefit Joint Committee. (19 Feb 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 41. asked the Minister of Health whether the names of the Ophthalmic Benefit Joint Committee have been lodged with him; and, if so, whether representation has been given to the Scottish Association of Opticians as the only examining optical body in Scotland?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Ophthalmic Benefit Joint Committee. (19 Feb 1935)

Mr John Burnett: Will my hon. Friend represent that the claims of Scotland should not be overlooked in this matter?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Foreign Loans. (19 Feb 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 52. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware that many pre-war foreign loans issued in London are not receiving full contract service; that the defaults are evidence that the market was unable to assess correctly the credit of foreign countries and institutions whose obligations the market floated on British investors; and will he, preparatory to any future consideration of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Morocco (Spanish Customs Charge). (19 Feb 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 40. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he has now, in response to his inquiries, received from the Spanish Customs authorities an explanation of the Customs charge made upon the baggage of British passengers when passing through the Spanish zone in Morocco from the French zone to the international port of Tangier?

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Regent's Park. (18 Feb 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 29. asked the First Commissioner of Works whether he is aware that there is a shortage of public conveniences in Regent's Park; and whether he will obtain from the Bedford College authorities the surrender of a portion of their land, of which the Crown is the owner, in order to provide what is necessary close to the bridge on the Bedford College side of the lake?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Stonehenge. (18 Feb 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 27. asked the First Commissioner of Works whether, in order to preserve the amenities of Stonehenge as a national memorial, he will give instructions that no picnicking or unseemly litter shall be allowed inside the enclosure?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Stonehenge. (18 Feb 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 28. asked the First Commissioner of Works whether, in order to remove public uneasiness, he will now publish the text of the deed under which the control of a part of Stonehenge now passes to his Department from the National Trust to whom it was conveyed by the Stonehenge Preservation Fund?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Canada (Municipal Loans). (18 Feb 1935)

Mr John Burnett: 33. asked the Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs the result of his inquiries of the Canadian Government regarding the position of British holders of the Ontario and Vancouver municipal bonds, in view of the recent official statements by the Ontario Minister of Municipal Affairs and the mayor of Vancouver?

Ministry of Health.: Clause 2. — (Amendment of S. 3 of 18 and 19 Geo. 5. c. 30.) (19 Dec 1934)

Mr John Burnett: The hon. Member for Banff (Sir M. McKenzie Wood) has spoken about the widespread opinion that there is in favour of the Amendment, and the principle which it involves, the principle of the continuance of bursaries at secondary schools, is one that has been supported, not only by secondary school authorities, but also by universities and by the Convention of Royal Burghs. The only reason which...


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