Results 101–120 of 351 for speaker:Mr John Burnett

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Auction Sales. (13 Dec 1934)

Mr John Burnett: 14. asked the Home Secretary whether any progress has been made as a result of correspondence between his Department and the organisations representing auctioneers of chattels to ensure that in any announcement of prices realised at auctions the amounts shall refer to actual sales and not to prices at which chattels have been bought in by, or on behalf of, vendors or their representatives?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Granite Setts and Pavement Kerbs. (11 Dec 1934)

Mr John Burnett: 27. asked the President of the Board of Trade the imports of granite kerbs and setts from Mysore for the years 1931, 1932, 1933, and 1934?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Granite Setts and Pavement Kerbs. (11 Dec 1934)

Mr John Burnett: Will the Parliamentary Secretary bear in mind, in connection with this matter, the extent to which the industry of sett-making is declining in certain localities and men are losing their skill?

Oral Answers to Questions — Regent's Park. (11 Dec 1934)

Mr John Burnett: Will my right hon. Friend bear in view, when spending money, the desirability of making Broad Walk a little less like a funeral path leading to a cemetery?

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Regent's Park. (10 Dec 1934)

Mr John Burnett: 33. asked the First Commissioner of Works whether it will be possible during the coming year to restore to the general public as flower garden or pleasure gardens the now derelict portions of the old Botanical Gardens in Regent's Park and one or more of the tennis courts reserved for the use of a restricted number of persons?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Road Passenger Vehicles (Uncollected Fares). ( 5 Dec 1934)

Mr John Burnett: Is my hon. Friend aware that in Aberdeen we adopt this system and that it is most successful in getting uncollected fares from the Glasgow visitors to our city?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Parking Regulations. ( 5 Dec 1934)

Mr John Burnett: 53. asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he will ascertain from the police authorities and state to what extent they will permit public thoroughfares in the Metropolitan area to be obstructed by the storing of cars in the streets instead of at garages; and whether he is aware of the annoyance caused to residents and shopkeepers whose premises are obstructed by these...

Oral Answers to Questions — Hyde Park. ( 3 Dec 1934)

Mr John Burnett: 26. asked the First Commissioner of Works whether he will take steps to have the bare tracts near the north-east corner of Hyde Park sown or returfed in the spring?

Oral Answers to Questions — Hyde Park. ( 3 Dec 1934)

Mr John Burnett: Is not the right hon. Gentleman mistaking the area referred to? Has he examined the patches to the south-west of the railings, not those to the north-east to which he refers?

Orders of the Day — Educational Endowments (Scotland) Bill. (30 Nov 1934)

Mr John Burnett: I should like to acknowledge what has been said about the Commission. I realise the large amount of public work which they have done and would like to endorse the tribute which has been paid to them. At the same time I must confess that I regard this Measure with a certain amount of misgiving. We have, I know, crumbs of comfort in it. One of these is the additional power which is given to the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Brazil and Argentina (British Investors). (28 Nov 1934)

Mr John Burnett: 4. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether a decision has yet been arrived at by the local authorities in Rio de Janeiro respecting the ferry and tramcar fares of the Cantareira and Leopoldina terminal companies; and, if no agreed settlement has been reached, will he request the Brazilian Government to inform the local authorities that their treatment of British investors in...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Granite. (27 Nov 1934)

Mr John Burnett: 9. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether his attention has been called to the increasing imports of manufactured granite from Finland, and to the fact that manufactured granite is being imported at the rate of £19 to £20 per ton, a price with which the home manufacturer cannot compete; and whether he will take these circumstances into account when the commercial agreement with...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Granite. (27 Nov 1934)

Mr John Burnett: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that Finland is now the chief importing country and that its imports are two-and-a-half times as large as they were 18 months ago?

Oral Answers to Questions — Regent's Park. (26 Nov 1934)

Mr John Burnett: 24. asked the First Commissioner of Works whether it is necessary to retain the present spread-out area for the Nursery Lodge in the Botanic Gardens in Regent's Park; and whether a portion of the Nursery Lodge premises could be restored to the public for gardens by economising the space now covered by some of the glass-houses and buildings?

Oral Answers to Questions — Regent's Park. (12 Nov 1934)

Mr John Burnett: 21. asked the First Commissioner of Works whether it is proposed to obstruct permanently with the recently placed wooden garden seat the entrance to the side alley way leading out of the small garden immediately behind the Hylas garden of St. John's Lodge, Regent's Park, or whether he will keep open as before the alley way entrance and place garden seats in the curved recesses of the alley...

Oral Answers to Questions — Regent's Park. ( 5 Nov 1934)

Mr John Burnett: 52. asked the First Commissioner of Works whether he is aware that the northern and western portions of the Botanical Gardens, Regent's Park, continue to present a dilapidated appearance; and whether his Department has funds to make the place tidy and will recondition these derelict parts and place them at the disposal of the general public to be enjoyed as gardens?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Office of Works (Objects of Art). (23 Jul 1934)

Mr John Burnett: 20. asked the First Commissioner of Works whether there are in the possession of his Department any artistic items of bronze or stone statuary by British artists or any garden decorations for which no location has yet been found?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Hyde Park. (23 Jul 1934)

Mr John Burnett: 21. asked the First Commissioner of Works whether he is aware that considerable areas at the north-east end of Hyde Park behind the orators' rostra have long been denuded of turf; and whether he will cause these and any other worn-out surfaces in Hyde Park to be resown or returfed during the autumn?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Hyde Park. (23 Jul 1934)

Mr John Burnett: Has not this part of the park been bare of grass for a very long time?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Hyde Park. (23 Jul 1934)

Mr John Burnett: But is it not the case that the part of the park which is used for public meetings is some distance behind this portion and that there has been no sign of grass for a long time on the part to which I refer?


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