House of Commons debates
Wednesday, 8 July 1964

  • Preamble (0 speeches)
    The House met at half-past Two o'clock
  • Prayers (0 speeches)
    [Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Aviation (0 speeches)
    • HS681 Transport Aircraft (4 speeches)
      asked the Minister of Aviation what proportion of work on the HS681 transport aircraft is now to be sub-contracted to Short Bros. and Harland.
    • DC3 Aircraft (Replacement) (4 speeches)
      asked the Minister of Aviation what discussions he has had with Short Bros. and Harland regarding the development and construction of a twin jet, 40-seat passenger aircraft which could replace...
    • Air Traffic Control Assistants (7 speeches)
      asked the Minister of Aviation what educational requirements his Department makes for male and female air traffic control assistants, respectively.
    • B.E.A. and B.O.A.C. (Aviation Kerosene) (6 speeches)
      asked the Minister of Aviation how much was spent by British European Airways and the British Overseas Airways Corporation, respectively, during their last financial year on aviation kerosene.
    • Concord Aircraft (28 speeches)
      asked the Minister of Aviation what steps have been taken, or are envisaged, regarding the subcontracting of design work in connection with the Concord project to British aircraft concerns other...
    • Ferranti Contract (Lang Committee's Report) (7 speeches)
      asked the Minister of Aviation when he now expects to receive the Lang Committee Report on the Ferranti contract; and whether he will ask for an interim report to be made available to enable a...
    • B.O.A.C. (Accumulated Deficit) (4 speeches)
      asked the Minister of Aviation whether he will now consider taking steps to relieve the British Overseas Airways Corporation of their obligations in regard to the accumulated deficit, in view of...
    • B.E.A. and B.OA.C. Employees (Day Release) (4 speeches)
      asked the Minister of Aviation how many persons between the ages of 15 to 18 years are employed by British European Airways and the British Overseas Airways Corporation, respectively; and how...
    • Charter Flights (6 speeches)
      asked the Minister of Aviation if he will take steps to regulate the operations of companies offering chartered flights, and to protect passengers from companies which fail to carry out the...
    • Aerodrome, Middleton St. George (4 speeches)
      asked the Minister of Aviation what difficulties now exist regarding the final transfer of Middleton St. George to civilian use; and by what date he anticipates it will be fully operational.
    • Airport Charges (6 speeches)
      asked the Minister of Aviation if he will make a statement on his discussions with the airlines and aerodrome owners, including local authorities, regarding his proposed new airport charges.
    • Private Flying (10 speeches)
      asked the Minister of Aviation how many flying clubs are at present operating in the United Kingdom; and how this number compares with that recommended by the Special Advisory Committee on...
    • VC10 Aircraft (29 speeches)
      asked the Minister of Aviation what advice he gave to the British Overseas Airways Corporation regarding the cancellation of a number of VC10s they had ordered from the British Aircraft...
    • Stansted Airport (4 speeches)
      asked the Minister of Aviation when he intends to bring Stansted Airport into use as the third London airport; and when he expects the new access route to the airport to be started.
    • Services (Remote Areas) (6 speeches)
      asked the Minister of Aviation what contribution his Department makes to the provision of air services to remote areas of the country which would not otherwise be served by modern means of...
    • Electronics (Research and Development) (6 speeches)
      asked the Minister of Aviation what contribution his Department is making to original research and development work in the electronics field, in order to improve the range and standard of...
    • Automatic Landing Systems (6 speeches)
      asked the Minister of Aviation what automatic blind-landing system is being developed; in what aircraft it is installed; and when it will be introduced on commercial passenger flights.
    • Independent Airlines (Scheduled Services) (12 speeches)
      asked the Minister of Aviation on how many routes the independent airlines have started scheduled services since the passing of the Air Transport Licensing Act; and how many of these are in...
    • London-New York (Fares) (4 speeches)
      asked the Minister of Aviation if he will state the cost of the lowest available round-trip fares between London and New York for 1954 and 1964.
    • European Launcher Development Organisation (4 speeches)
      asked the Minister of Aviation what are the plans of the European Launcher Development Organisation for further development of the Organisation's launcher.
    • Supersonic Flights (Mid-Wales and Breconshire) (14 speeches)
      asked the Minister of Aviation when flights to break the sound barrier will take place in Mid-Wales and southern Breconshire; and whether he will give directions that such experiments will not be...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Defence (0 speeches)
    • Ships and Weapons (Spain) (18 speeches)
      asked the Secretary of State for Defence what arrangements he has made with the Government of Spain for the building under licence of British-designed frigates, equipped with British weapon...
  • Parliamentary Procedure (Committee) (12 speeches)
    The following Question stood upon the Order Paper:
  • Questions to Ministers (4 speeches)
    On a point of order. It will be within your recollection, Mr. Speaker, that the right hon. Member the Secretary of State for Defence asked me just now to wait so that he could answer Questions...
  • Business of the House (5 speeches)
    As the Local Government Burton upon Trent Order has not yet been finally reported on by the Select Committee on Statutory Instruments, consideration of it will be postponed. The business for...
  • Shipping (U.S. Federal Maritime Commission) (15 speeches)
    Mr. Speaker, with your permission and that of the House, I wish to make a statement. As the House will be aware, Her Majesty's Government have become increasingly concerned about the attempts...
  • Bills Presented (0 speeches)
    • British North America (0 speeches)
      Bill to amend the British North America Act 1867, presented by Mr. Sandys; supported by Mr. Selwyn Lloyd, the Attorney-General, and Mr. John Tilney; read the First time; to be read a Second time...
    • Shipping Contracts and Commercial Documents (0 speeches)
      Bill to secure Her Majesty's jurisdiction against encroachment by certain foreign requirements in respect of the carriage of goods or passengers by sea and in respect of the production of...
    • Business of the House (Supply) (0 speeches)
      Ordered, That this day Business other than the Business of Supply may be taken before Ten o'clock.—[Mr. Martin Redmayne.]
    • Trade Union Commission (5 speeches)
      3.48 p.m.
    • Trade Union Commission (0 speeches)
      Bill to establish a permanent commission to which the Minister of Labour may refer for report and recommendation matters relating to the structure and operation of trade unions, presented...
  • Orders of the Day — Supply (0 speeches)
    [22ND ALLOTTED DAY]
  • Orders of the Day — Civil Estimates and Supplementary Estimates, 1964–65 (0 speeches)
    Motion made, and Question proposed, That a further sum, not exceeding £65, be granted to Her Majesty, towards defraying the charges for the year ending on the 31st day of March, 1965, for...
  • Transport (163 speeches)
    4.13 p.m.
  • Police Pensions (64 speeches)
    10.10 p.m.
  • Sunday Cinematograph Entertainments (0 speeches)
    Order made by the Secretary of State for the Home Department, extending section 1 of the Sunday Entertainments Act 1932 to the Urban District of Street [copy laid before the House, 22nd June],...
  • Retirement Pensioners (National Assistance) (4 speeches)
    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Finlay.]