House of Commons debates

Mercher, 5 Mehefin 1935

  • Preamble

    The House met at a Quarter before Three of the Clock, Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair.

  • Private Business.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — League of Nations.

    • Civil Aviation.

      6 areithiau

      1. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether any representatives of His Majesty's Government, during the past three years, have submitted proposals to the League of Nations at...

    • Suez Canal.

      4 areithiau

      2. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the attention of the Italian Government has been called to the effect on Clause 1 of the 1888 Treaty concerning transit through the...

      Argentina (British Investors).

      2 areithiau

      3. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he will, before permission is asked to float another Argentine loan in London, point out to the Argentine Government that the lack of...

      Disarmament Conference.

      4 areithiau

      4. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he proposes to ask the President of the Disarmament Conference to consider the advisability of calling it together forthwith in order...

      China.

      Taxation.

      2 areithiau

      6. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he has any information as to the proposals of the Chinese Ministry of Finance for a tax on incomes in China in the near future; and, in...

      Cinematograph Films (Censorship Fees).

      2 areithiau

      7. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he is aware that the censorship fees on cinematograph films imported into China, and particularly into Canton, are so high as to render...

      Air Armaments.

      4 areithiau

      Mr. VYVYAN ADAMS: 8 and 9. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (1) whether any progress is being made towards a western air pact of mutual guarantee and towards a general limitation...

      Royal Navy (Rosyth).

      4 areithiau

      11. asked the First Lord of the Admiralty with regard to the proposal to send His Majesty's Ship "Greenwich," now lying at Rosyth, to Leith for repairs, whether it is possible in view of the...

      Palestine

      Citrus Industry.

      6 areithiau

      12. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he can state the nature of the additional assistance asked for from the Government of Palestine by the citrus growers to enable them to...

      Civil Aerodromes.

      2 areithiau

      13. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether any of the proposed sites for new civil aero- dromes in Palestine have yet been inspected, surveyed, and purchased; and whether he can...

      Tourist Traffic Propaganda.

      2 areithiau

      17. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he can state the amount of financial assistance given by the Government of Palestine to tourist propaganda in each of the last three...

      Railway Development.

      8 areithiau

      19. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether a copy of the Report of Sir Felix Pole on Palestine railway development has yet been received by the Colonial Office?

      Cyprus (Juvenile Offenders).

      2 areithiau

      14. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what action, if any, has been taken by the Government of Cyprus to set up a juvenile court and provide for the treatment of young offenders on...

      Ceylon (Malaria).

      2 areithiau

      15. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether his attention has been called to the fact that the total number of deaths from malaria in Ceylon amounted to 82,637 for the six months...

      Royal Air Force Aerodromes (Distressed Areas)

      2 areithiau

      22. asked the Under-Secretary of State for Air whether it is proposed to establish service aerodromes in the distressed areas under the new scheme?

      British West Africa (Liquor Imports).

      2 areithiau

      18. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he can state the number of gallons of alcoholic liquor imported into British West Africa for the latest available period; whether this...

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.

    • Road Census.

      2 areithiau

      24. asked the Minister of Transport whether he is making any arrangements for the taking of a census of road traffic in the present year?

    • Road Junction, Edmonton.

      2 areithiau

      Mr. JOHN RUTHERFORD: 25. asked the Minister of Transport whether he is aware of the congestion of traffic which is likely to result from the erection of a Crown post office opposite the Edmonton...

      London and North Eastern Railway (Suburban Services).

      2 areithiau

      Mr. RUTHERFORD: 26. asked the Minister of Transport whether he is aware of the bad conditions of travel and overcrowding during rush hours on the London and North Eastern Railway suburban line...

      Pedestrian Crossing-Places.

      2 areithiau

      27. asked the Minister of Transport whether he is in a position to make a statement as to the progress made in the installation of pedestrian crossings in Birmingham, Glasgow, Liverpool,...

      Traffic Conditions, Birmingham.

      2 areithiau

      28. asked the Minister of Transport whether his attention has been drawn to the congestion of traffic in the city of Birmingham; and whether he will urge on the city authorities the necessity of...

      Play Streets.

      6 areithiau

      30. asked the Minister of Transport whether he will consider taking steps to effect the closing of certain streets to traffic in the poorer districts of the towns for two hours an evening in the...

      Motor Races (Public Highways).

      3 areithiau

      33. asked the Minister of Transport whether, having regard to the large influx of visitors to the Isle of Man on the occasion of the motor-car and motor-cycle races, he will take the necessary...

      Tolls.

      8 areithiau

      34. asked the Minister of Transport what would, be the approximate annual cost of raising a loan for the purchase of all remaining toll-bridge and toll-road rights in Great. Britain, provided...

      Motor Vehicles (Electric Horns).

      2 areithiau

      35. asked the Minister of Transport whether he is aware that electric horns on motor vehicles cause more accidents than they prevent; and whether he will take steps to stop the use of them?

      Tramcars, London (Accidents).

      2 areithiau

      36. asked the Minister of Transport how many accidents have happened to people getting on and off tramway cars during the past year in London?

      Home Counties Traffic Advisory Committee.

      2 areithiau

      37. asked the Minister of Transport whether he is aware that neither pedestrians nor cyclists are represented on the Home Counties Traffic Advisory Committee; and whether he will take steps to...

      Motor Insurance.

      4 areithiau

      48. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether, seeing that it is compulsory for motorists to insure against third-party risks, he will say when the Government will take the necessary...

      Motor Lorry Drivers (Wages).

      4 areithiau

      68. asked the Minister of Labour whether there is any difference in the agreed rate of wages paid to motor lorry drivers by transport organisations and by railway companies, respectively?

      Motor Driving Test.

      4 areithiau

      31. asked the Minister of Transport whether, taking the accidents since the start of the year, he can state the numbers caused by those drivers who have passed the driving test of his own...

      Edmonton County Court (Rebuilding).

      4 areithiau

      Mr. RUTHERFORD: 38. asked the First Commissioner of Works what is the position concerning the rebuilding of the Edmonton County Court?

      His Majesty's Silver Jubilee.

      2 areithiau

      39. asked the First Commissioner of Works whether there is any intention of commemorating, by a small brass plate or otherwise, His Majesty's Address in Westminster Hall to the two Houses of...

      Housing.

      Rents, Ilford, Dagenham, and Becontree.

      8 areithiau

      41. asked the Minister of Health what are the average rents of a three-bedroom non-parlour type house, built under the Housing Act, 1924, and subsidised by his Department, provided by the Ilford...

      Cottage, Lockeridge Dene (Reconditioning).

      2 areithiau

      asked the Minister of Health why his Department has refused a grant for the reconditioning of a cottage at Lockeridge Dene, near Marlborough; whether he is aware that the cottage is under the...

      Bathrooms.

      2 areithiau

      45. asked the Minister of Health, in view of his progress statement up to 31st March last that 136,965 houses were built by local authorities, whether any of such houses were built without bathrooms?

      Trade and Commerce.

      Anglo-Turkish Trade and Payments Agreement.

      4 areithiau

      47. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he can state the present position of the negotiations with Turkey as to a trade agreement?

      Insurance Companies.

      6 areithiau

      49. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he can state the number of insurance companies whose financial condition he has investigated in accordance with the powers under the Act of 1933?

      Air Raids (Protection).

      4 areithiau

      asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he can now make any statement with reference to setting up, in connection with the preparations foreshadowed for national defence and...

      British Army (Colonel Dawnay).

      6 areithiau

      57. asked the Financial Secretary to the War Office whether Colonel Dawnay is now to return to military employment or whether he is retired; and, in the former case, whether Army regulations...

      India.

      >barwala Villages, Ahmedabad.

      2 areithiau

      58. asked the Secretary of State for India whether he is aware of the renewed pressure to secure the transfer of the 24 British-Indian villages known as Barwala villages, in the district of...

      Non-Salute States.

      6 areithiau

      Duchess of ATHOLL: 59. asked the Secretary of State for India how many States are included in list 10, on page 139 of the Report of the Joint Committee on. Indian Constitutional Reform?

      Post Office.

      Facilities, Dunfermline.

      4 areithiau

      asked the Postmaster-General whether he is aware of the inconvenience caused in business circles in Dunfermline through the fact that letters from London are not delivered by the first morning...

      Members of Parliament (Division Bells).

      4 areithiau

      61. asked the Postmaster-General on what grounds his Department requires payment for Division bells in hon. Members' houses for 12 months in advance?

      Agriculture (Imported Cattle).

      4 areithiau

      62. asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he is prepared to take action to ensure that cattle imported from Northern Ireland, the Irish Free State, and other overseas sources for breeding or...

      Oils Duty.

      2 areithiau

      64. Captain MACDONALD: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will consider the desirability of arranging an inquiry to investigate the extent to which it might be possible to increase...

      Exchange Equalisation Account.

      4 areithiau

      65. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the reasons why the Treasury have been using the Equalisation Fund Account to prevent a drastic decline in the exchange value of the French currency; and...

      Tangier (British Interests)

      2 areithiau

      5. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs how many of the administrative officials at Tangier are British, Spanish, Italian and French, respectively; what approximate proportion of the...

      Scotland.

      Juvenile Employment.

      2 areithiau

      51. asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many children under 14 received permits from education committees to be employed during school hours in the period July to December, 1934; and...

      Barlinnie Prison.

      16 areithiau

      52. asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether any inspection of Barlinnie Prison has been conducted by the Prisons Department since the recent inquiry; and whether the rules and...

      Milk Marketing Scheme.

      4 areithiau

      Duchess of ATHOLL: 55. asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he has been able to take any steps and, if so, what to prevent an increase in the quantity of milk produced for...

      Northern Rhodesia (Disturbances).

      6 areithiau

      16. asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies, what measures have been taken for the suppression of the trike in the N'kana copper mine in Northern Rhodesia; whether any troops have been sent...

      Marylebone Police Court (Conviction and Sentence).

      6 areithiau

      asked the Home Secretary whether his attention has been drawn to a case at Marylebone Police Court where a girl, Evelyn Gibbs, aged 20, charged with obtaining a meal valued at ls. 8d. without the...

      London Passenger Transport Improvement Schemes (Government Guarantees).

      Statement by MR. Chamberlain.

      11 areithiau

      Sir GEORGE HAMILTON: (by Private Notice) asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is now in a position to make any statement of the attitude of the Government towards the provision of...

  • Message from the Lords.

    That they have passed a Bill, intituled, "An Act to empower voluntary hospitals in pursuance of Orders of the Charity Commissioners to provide accommodation and treatment for paying patients."...

  • Orders of the Day — Government of India Bill.

    62 areithiau

    Order read for resuming Adjourned Debate on Amendment to Question [4th June], "That the Bill be now read the Third time."

  • Orders of the Day — Adjournment.

    Resolved, "That this House do now adjourn."—[Captain Margesson.]

Beth yw hwn?

Debates in the House of Commons are an opportunity for MPs from all parties to scrutinise government legislation and raise important local, national or topical issues.

And sometimes to shout at each other.

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