Major Abraham Lyons: Is that observation included in the representations of the Commissioner?
Major Abraham Lyons: 27. asked the Minister of Health if he will consider the introduction of legislation to require the gravity of beer to be indicated on each cask sold and supplied and upon every invoice in relation thereto?
Major Abraham Lyons: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that this is the only commodity which is free from any statutory representation, and, in view of the high taxation now existing in the case of beer, will he see his way to undertake legislation to ensure that the buyer gets at least what he pays for and what is purported to be sold?
Major Abraham Lyons: Is it not a fact that for several years this was enforced by law and worked very satisfactorily, to the advantage of the consumer?
Major Abraham Lyons: 59. asked the President of the Board of Trade the number of typewriters imported into this country from Canada during the year 1931; the number for the quarter ended 31st March, 1932; and the number for the months of April and May, 1932, respectively?
Major Abraham Lyons: Can the right hon. Gentleman say whether those typewriters have come in duty free or not?
Major Abraham Lyons: 62. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will consider introducing legislation to require the gravity of beer to be indicated on every cask and barrel and on every invoice relating thereto?
Major Abraham Lyons: 28. asked the Prime Minister whether he can now make a statement as to the future policy of the Government with reference to the Rent Restrictions Act?
Major Abraham Lyons: 10. asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will consider taking further powers to establish a censorship of posters, publications and literature relating to cinematograph films, silent and talking, for public exhibition?
Major Abraham Lyons: When that committee is appointed, will it in the public interest consider any representations that are made for local authorities who find such posters offensive?
Major Abraham Lyons: 22. asked the Minister of Health whether, with a view of safeguarding the ratepayers of a borough against excessive expenditure for no purpose, he will introduce legislation to control the application for extension of boundaries by local authorities or to require the leave of the Minister as a condition to the application being brought?
Major Abraham Lyons: In view of the fact that in some instances the local authorities get no more than they could have got by negotiations will not the right hon. Gentleman make representations in appropriate cases in order to save the ratepayers' money, where such public applications ought never to have been put forward?
Major Abraham Lyons: 43. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware that the reversion, of the duty on imported silk and artificial silk hosiery to 33â per cent. will have a deleterious effect on the industry, as under this duty the imports increased between 1927 and 1931 by over 500 per cent., and that of the duty of 33â per cent. over half is cancelled by the countervailing raw material...
Major Abraham Lyons: 50. asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury from what industries now affected by duties requests have been received by the Tariff Advisory Committee for the cessation of any duty levied under any enactment prior to the Import Duties Act?
Major Abraham Lyons: 51. asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury the industries that had the opportunity of personal application to the Tariff Advisory Committee before the application of the recent duties; whether any such industries were requested to attend; and whether any, and how many, submitted written applications for consideration?
Major Abraham Lyons: Can the right hon. Gentleman give us an assurance that the advisory committee will give every possible consideration to the interests concerned?
Major Abraham Lyons: I should like to associate myself with what the hon. and gallant Gentleman has said as to the public appreciation of the way in which the work of the Police Force is done. It has, in general, earned the regard of all those who realise how much we are dependent on them for the maintenance of public order. I rise to ask the Home Secretary if he will put an end to the differentiation of practice...
Major Abraham Lyons: 14. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether, in order to encourage the further development of the British film industry, he will introduce legislation to increase the quota of British films?
Major Abraham Lyons: 32. asked the Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs whether he will issue a schedule of goods of foreign origin which have come into this country via Canada on preferential terms for the quarter ended 31st March, or the nearest convenient date; and whether the entry of such goods after a certain percentage of Canadian labour has been expended thereupon will be on the agenda for revision at...
Major Abraham Lyons: 31. asked the Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department if His Majesty's Government will be directly associating in the organisation or display at the next Canadian National Exhibition at Toronto?