Results 141–160 of 351 for speaker:Mr John Burnett

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

Mr John Burnett: Does not the right hon. Gentleman think that in the meantime it might be closed until such time as the improved finances created by the National Government enable it to be put into a better condition?

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

Mr John Burnett: Is not the Victorian decoration of the Crypt exceedingly ugly?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: White Fish (Landings, Aberdeen). (12 Jun 1934)

Mr John Burnett: 14. asked the Secretary of State for Scotland the weight and value of white fish landed at Aberdeen by British and by foreign boats, respectively, in the first five months of 1932, 1933 and 1934?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Warble-Fly Pest. (11 Jun 1934)

Mr John Burnett: 15. asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he proposes to take any steps to deal with the warble-fly pest among cattle?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Edible Fats (Imports). (11 Jun 1934)

Mr John Burnett: 30. asked the President of the Board of Trade the amount and value of edible fats imported into this country for the years 1931, 1932 and 1933?

Oral Answers to Questions — Broadcasting. (17 May 1934)

Mr John Burnett: 61. asked the Postmaster-General if, in view of the fact that the recent broadcast talks by workless people were both incomplete and misleading, he will use his powers under the charter to prevent talks on such subjects in future unless more satisfactory arrangements for censorship are made?

Oral Answers to Questions — Broadcasting. (17 May 1934)

Mr John Burnett: In view of the highly conflicting nature of the statements which have been made about this case, is it not desirable in such cases that care should be taken to verify the facts beforehand?

Oral Answers to Questions — Broadcasting (Censorship). (16 May 1934)

Mr John Burnett: Would it not be possible to arrange for a list of forbidden expletives to be posted in the studio?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Methylated and Surgical Spirits (Human Consumption). (15 May 1934)

Mr John Burnett: 4. asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he proposes to take legislative action, in view of the representations which he has received as to the prevalence of the drinking of mineralised methylated spirits and surgical spirit?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Methylated and Surgical Spirits (Human Consumption). (15 May 1934)

Mr John Burnett: While thanking the Under-Secretary for what he has done in the matter of surgical spirits, may I ask whether his action in that matter is not a recognition of the existence of the evil and the need for further legislation?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Police Consolidation (Committee's Report). (15 May 1934)

Mr John Burnett: 5. asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what action, if any, he proposes to take upon the Police Consolidation (Scotland) Committee's Report?

Oral Answers to Questions — Fixed Trusts. ( 1 May 1934)

Mr John Burnett: 28. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether, for the protection of private investors, he will take steps to ensure that when invitations are made to the public to subscribe to fixed trusts or to units thereof, they should be accompanied by a disclosure of the remuneration, commission, fees, and profits to be obtained by the managers of the trust as distinct from the trustees?

Oral Answers to Questions — Fixed Trusts. ( 1 May 1934)

Mr John Burnett: Will the right hon. Gentleman bear in mind the danger of possible exploitation by these trusts with a view to taking measures against it?

Oral Answers to Questions — League of Nations.: Manchuria (Postal Accounts). (26 Apr 1934)

Mr John Burnett: 88. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the advisory committee, appointed by the Assembly resolution of the League of Nations of 24th February, 1933, has yet considered methods which the British Post Office and other post offices should follow in settling postal accounts with the Manchukuo authorities; whether any reply has been received from the Secretary-General of the...

Oral Answers to Questions — League of Nations.: Manchuria (Postal Accounts). (26 Apr 1934)

Mr John Burnett: Can the hon. Gentleman say whether this inquiry is still proceeding or whether this committee has, practically speaking, died a natural death?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Educational Endowments Commissioners. (24 Apr 1934)

Mr John Burnett: 30. asked the Secretary of State for Scotland from how many bodies he has received objections to the proposals of the Educational Endowments Commissioners?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Educational Endowments Commissioners. (24 Apr 1934)

Mr John Burnett: Is there any means of stifling the activities of these commissioners, who are mutilating and mangling the bursary system of Scotland at the present time, and causing very great complaint?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland (D. Guild's Fund, Aberdeen). (19 Apr 1934)

Mr John Burnett: 38. asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he is aware that the Educational Endowments Commissioners have submitted a scheme to remove from the incorporated trades of Aberdeen the control of Dr. Guild's fund for providing bursaries at Aberdeen University for the sons of poor craftsmen; and when a decision may be expected?

Oral Answers to Questions — Manchuria (Postal Mails). (18 Apr 1934)

Mr John Burnett: 11. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether the Government of Hong Kong accept and deliver mails from Manchukuo; and, if so, what arrangement has been made with the Manchukuo administration as to the recognition of its authority to act in respect of postal communications?

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Hong Kong Mails. (18 Apr 1934)

Mr John Burnett: 49. asked the Postmaster-General whether mails to this country from Hong Kong sent via Siberia are transmitted via Dairen and Manchuli or via Vladivostok?


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