Results 121–140 of 351 for speaker:Mr John Burnett

Civil Estimates and Supplementary Estimate, 1934.: Fishery Board for Scotland. (20 Jul 1934)

Mr John Burnett: It is not my intention to follow the hon. Member for East Aberdeen (Mr. Boothby) in the very interesting suggestions he has made in connection with the herring industry. To a representative of a constituency which is not actually the base of a herring fleet, but which has herring curers and many who are interested in fish curing for export, it is a matter of vital interest; and it will be a...

Civil Estimates and Supplementary Estimate, 1934.: Fishery Board for Scotland. (20 Jul 1934)

Mr John Burnett: —and they have not only kept outside the three-mile limit but have even from fear of error kept outside the five-mile limit which I think has meant a considerable reduction in catches, because it is between the three and the five-mile limits that they could get their richest harvest of fish. We were told that a trawler would come into a west coast loch and in one haul sweep out all the fish...

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Regents Park. (19 Jul 1934)

Mr John Burnett: Can the right hon. Gentleman assure us that the fabric will not come to pieces before these proposals are formulated?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Regent's Park (18 Jul 1934)

Mr John Burnett: 23. asked the First Commissioner of Works whether he is yet able to announce his decision respecting St. John's Lodge, Regent's Park, in view of the fact that this matter has awaited the decision of his Department for seven years and the fabric of the building detracts from the amenities of the park?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Regent's Park (18 Jul 1934)

Mr John Burnett: Does not the right hon. Gentleman consider that in its present condition it looks rather like a derelict lodging-house, and cannot he arrange for some paint to be put on the outside of it?

Civil Estimates and Supplementary Estimate, 1934.: Department of Health for Scotland. (18 Jul 1934)

Mr John Burnett: It is very gratifying that the Secretary of State is able to present such a record of advance in the matter of slum clearance as we have in this report. At a time when the cost of materials is low and money is cheap it is doubly satisfactory to know that we have had a record year and that the output of houses completed nearly tops 21,000, a figure considerably in excess of the peak year...

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Hyde Park and the Mall (Insects). (16 Jul 1934)

Mr John Burnett: 19. asked the First Commissioner of Works whether he will request the Entomological Society to advise him how to destroy the swarms of insects which have appeared in Hyde Park during the hot weather and are injuring the plant and tree life in the park?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Hyde Park and the Mall (Insects). (16 Jul 1934)

Mr John Burnett: Why have not steps been taken sooner to avoid this destruction?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Land Registration. (16 Jul 1934)

Mr John Burnett: 25. asked the Attorney-General whether he will state the number of cases on 1st July, 1934, in which a delay of more than 14 days has occurred in the issue of final documents of title after receipt of Application for registration by His Majesty's Land Registry?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Salmon and Trout (Import Regulations, France). (10 Jul 1934)

Mr John Burnett: 22. asked the Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department whether he is aware that the despatch of salmon grilse and trout to Paris via Dieppe has from time to time been held up for want of a legalised certificate demanded by the French Customs authorities; and whether, to avoid the losses entailed, he will in future issue

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Salmon and Trout (Import Regulations, France). (10 Jul 1934)

Mr John Burnett: Is my hon. and gallant Friend aware that these British firms have to rely on notices from their French clients, and that one local firm in two consignments lately suffered a loss of £50; and would it not be well that the Overseas Trade Department should give some previous notice?

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Regent's Park. (10 Jul 1934)

Mr John Burnett: 30. asked the First Commissioner of Works whether his attention has been drawn to the dilapidated appearance of St. John's Lodge, Regent's Park, and of the other paths in the immediate vicinity other than in its flower gardens; and whether it is proposed to clean or repaint the outside of the house?

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Regent's Park. (10 Jul 1934)

Mr John Burnett: Does the hon. and gallant Gentleman think his right hon. Friend will be able to make an announce-merit as to these schemes before very long?

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Regent's Park. (10 Jul 1934)

Mr John Burnett: 31. asked the First Commissioner of Works whether be will consider adapting some part of the lake, pools, and ponds in Regent's Park into a small Lido similar to that which was arranged by his Department in Hyde Park?

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing.: Regent's Park. (10 Jul 1934)

Mr John Burnett: Does not the hon. and gallant Gentleman consider that there is a very big demand for this to be done, and that the present facilities in Hyde Park are very much overcrowded?

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: House of Commons (Terrace). ( 9 Jul 1934)

Mr John Burnett: Can my right hon. Friend assure us that the retention of this obstruction is not in any way connected with the awkward questions that might be asked about Waterloo Bridge demolition?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Regent's Park. (28 Jun 1934)

Mr John Burnett: 36. asked the First Commissioner of Works whether, in view of his decision of 25th June to allow various bodies to continue to hold garden fetes and theatrical performances in the Botanical Gardens, Regent's Park, at a time when the new rose and flower gardens are at their best, he will minimise the inconvenience caused to the general public through the booths and other erections by...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Anglo-German Trade. (21 Jun 1934)

Mr John Burnett: 26. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will take steps to impose a surcharge duty upon the importation of German wines while the Anglo-German exchange clearing is in operation?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Anglo-German Trade. (21 Jun 1934)

Mr John Burnett: 41. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will take steps to impose a surcharge for harbour or port dues on all German vessels using United Kingdom ports in order to fortify on balance the Anglo-German exchange clearing?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Palace of Westminster (Crypt). (14 Jun 1934)

Mr John Burnett: 52. asked the First Commissioner of Works whether he will submit to the House a report as to the condition of the Westminster Crypt (St. Mary's Undercroft)?


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