Henry Elvins SPENCER

SPENCER, Henry Elvins

Personal Data

Party
United Farmers of Alberta
Constituency
Battle River (Alberta)
Birth Date
March 7, 1882
Deceased Date
October 1, 1972
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Elvins_Spencer
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=c59fd096-6883-4701-81c3-6f45cd624771&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
farmer, printer, publisher

Parliamentary Career

December 6, 1921 - September 5, 1925
PRO
  Battle River (Alberta)
October 29, 1925 - July 2, 1926
PRO
  Battle River (Alberta)
September 14, 1926 - May 30, 1930
UFA
  Battle River (Alberta)
July 28, 1930 - August 14, 1935
UFA
  Battle River (Alberta)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 1 of 421)


July 3, 1935

1. What rates of interest are now being given by the commercial banks to (a) deposits of individuals; (b) deposits of corporations?

2. What rate of interest is the government allowing the banks on the amount left in the note circulation redemption fund?

3. In view of .the fact that the banks have reduced the amount of interest allowed to their customers, is it the intention of the government to reduce interest allowed to the banks on the above funds?

Mr. RHODES;

1. Announcement of changes in interest rates on deposits, effective June 1st, was made by the chartered banks in a statement which appeared in the press a short time ago. The personal savings rate continues at 2 per cent. Variations are made in the rates allowed on current accounts and on savings accounts of

firms, institutions, corporations and organizations.

2 and 3. Three per cent, fixed by the Bank Act.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   BANK INTEREST
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July 3, 1935

Mr. SPENCER:

Large enough to pay all the expenses of the commission?

Topic:   TRADE AND COMMERCE
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July 2, 1935

Mr. SPENCER:

Explain.

Topic:   B.C. RELIEF CAMP STRIKERS
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July 2, 1935

Mr. SPENCER:

I was paired with the

hon. member for Athabaska (Mr. Davies). Had I voted I would have voted against the motion.

Topic:   EMPIRE TRADE AGREEMENTS
Subtopic:   TRANSFER TO GOVERNMENT ORDERS OF MOTION OF MR. HARRIS
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June 24, 1935

Mr. SPENCER:

Have the insurance and

loan companies been consulted with regard to the bill, and are they satisfied with its terms?

Topic:   PROVISION FOR LOANS BY GOVERNMENT AND LENDING INSTITUTIONS UP TO EIGHTY PER CENT OF COST OF CONSTRUCTION
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