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Oral Answers to Questions — Russia and Finland. (13 Mar 1940)

Oral Answers to Questions — Russia and Finland.

Oral Answers to Questions — Russia and Finland.: Prime Minister's Statement. (13 Mar 1940)

Sir Harold Boyce: asked the Prime Minister whether he is in a position to make a statement on the progress of the war in Finland, and can supply any further information with regard to assistance being rendered to the Finns by Great Britain?

Orders of the Day — Food Supplies. (13 Mar 1940)

Mr Thomas Williams: ...boards to get on with the work, lack of drainage will still keep thousands of acres out of cultivation. Last year, I travelled from Peterborough to Northampton. A few years ago I travelled through Finland, and although I had always understood that Finland was the land of lakes, there were infinitely more lakes in the Peterborough and Northampton area than in Finland. It does not seem to...

Orders of the Day — Old Age and Widows' Pensions Bill. (11 Mar 1940)

Dame Florence Horsbrugh: .... We all know how difficult it is to look ahead in these days. We know that the toll of war will prevent many people from reaching old age. We know what has happened to the homes of the people in Finland and Poland, and we have to recognise that the over-riding consideration at this time is to win the war. I ask hon. Gentlemen opposite, if they had the responsibility of government to-day,...

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Air Estimates, 1940. (7 Mar 1940)

Colonel Josiah Wedgwood: ...of funk. Why did they make that estimate of 200,000 casualties? Why had they not the courage to revise that estimate, and save us from the waste of money caused by the black-out and evacuation? Finland has been raided constantly for three solid months, with more bombs being dropped than would be dropped in raids on London; and the result, I saw the other day, is that 400 people have been...

Orders of the Day — Palestine. (6 Mar 1940)

Sir Archibald Sinclair: ..., and I am satisfied also in France, is determined to secure that the rule of violence shall cease, and that the word of Governments, once pledged, must henceforth be kept."—[OFFICIAL REPORT, 3rd October, 1939; col. 1857, Vol. 351.] I accept that gratefully from the Prime Minister. I will make that the point of departure for my speech and the criterion by which the policy of the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Finland (Mediation). (4 Mar 1940)

Oral Answers to Questions — Finland (Mediation).

Oral Answers to Questions — Finland (Assistance). (28 Feb 1940)

Oral Answers to Questions — Finland (Assistance).

Oral Answers to Questions — Unarmed Merchant Ships (Air Attacks). (26 Feb 1940)

Mr Emanuel Shinwell: asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether, having regard to the fact that the Government have sent 100 machine-guns to Finland, he can account for the delay in providing machine-guns to trawlers and coasting-vessels trading in the North Sea?

Oral Answers to Questions — Finland (British Volunteers). (22 Feb 1940)

Oral Answers to Questions — Finland (British Volunteers).

Oral Answers to Questions — Finland (Foreign Volunteers). (21 Feb 1940)

Oral Answers to Questions — Finland (Foreign Volunteers).

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Censorship (Newspaper Article). (21 Feb 1940)

Mr Reginald Fletcher: asked the Prime Minister why it was decided to censor an article written by the late Secretary of State for War upon the issue of giving help to Finland; and whether the decision to censor was taken upon matters of fact or expressions of opinion contained in the article?

Orders of the Day — Agriculture (Miscellaneous War Provisions) Bill.: Clause 14. — (Drainage of outlying land.) (14 Feb 1940)

Mr Thomas Williams: ...we have those which are hopelessly backward. I am speaking with some experience after roaming about this country. Last year I crossed from Peterborough to Northampton. I recollect passing through Finland in 1933. I thought Finland had more lakes than any other country; at least, I thought so until I crossed from Peterborough to Northampton. I discovered that there were infinitely more...

International Situation. (8 Feb 1940)

Mr Neville Chamberlain: ...success which has hitherto attended the Finnish arms has evoked the admiration of the world and we rejoice to think that the help which has been given from this country has been of real value to Finland. I am glad to say that further aid is now on its way. In Belgrade, there has been a meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Turkey, Yugoslavia and Rumania and the President of the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Finland (Military Assistance). (7 Feb 1940)

Oral Answers to Questions — Finland (Military Assistance).

Oral Answers to Questions — Official Report (Circulation, Neutral Countries). (6 Feb 1940)

Captain Harry Crookshank: Copies of the Official Report are sent by the Stationery Office to the League of Nations and about twenty Government and private Institutions and booksellers in Norway, Sweden, Finland, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, Holland, Belgium, Italy and Turkey. It is, of course, possible that some copies sold through booksellers in this country may also be sent to neutral countries. Other...

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