Tuesday, 18 February 1964
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
asked the Minister of Public Building and Works if he will make a statement on the possibility of staging a Son et Lumiére at Hampton Court Palace during the summer months.
asked the Minister of Public Building and Works what arrangements exist for advising other Departments of the amount of building work which can be undertaken each quarter or each year, in each...
asked the Minister of Public Building and Works what progress he has made in the establishment of the National Building Agency.
Mr. Compton Carr: asked the Minister of Public Building and Works what steps he is taking to improve the methods of prison building.
asked the Minister of Public Building and Works, in view of the long-term wage settlement in the building industry, what consultations he has had with the building industry regarding the...
asked the Minister of Public Building and Works what was the final fee paid to the contractor on the Downing Street site; and what was the original figure.
asked the Minister of Public Building and Works what was the total cost of the furniture purchased by his Department in Scotland for the three financial years ending March, 1963; and what was the...
Mrs. Slater: asked the Minister of Public Building and Works if he will move for a Select Committee to inquire into the provision of first-aid personnel in the House of Commons premises.
asked the Minister of Public Building and Works how many additional square feet of office accommodation have been made available to civil servants in the London area during the past year.
asked the Minister of Public Building and Works if he will state the number of fully-qualified geologists in his Department.
asked the Minister of Public Building and Works to what extent his Department will be involved in the construction of the Channel Tunnel.
asked the Minister of Public Building and Works if he will make an up-to-date report on the success of his plan for the production of building components in shipyards.
asked the Minister of Public Building and Works when he now expects to be able to open the Banqueting House to the public.
asked the Secretary for Technical Co-operation what broad conclusions were reached at the Federation of British Industries conference at which his Department participated; to what extent the...
asked the Secretary for 'Technical Co-operation how many former civil servants of British nationality who served in Tanganyika, Uganda and Zanzibar, respectively, are receiving pensions in...
asked the Secretary for Technical Co-operation in what Commonwealth countries the 2,500 technical experts placed by his Department since its foundation are working; how many are engaged in...
asked the Secretary for Technical Co-operation if he will make a statement about the progress of discussions with the Ghana Government on the increased taxation levied on overseas pensioners.
asked the Secretary for Technical Co-operation what progress has been made in implementing the Porritt Report on Medical Aid to the Developing Countries.
asked the Secretary for Technical Co-operation if he will make a statement about the channels available to him for inviting rather than awaiting requests for technical assistance.
asked the Secretary for Technical Co-operation what steps Her Majesty's Government are taking to make it easier for public employees to work on secondment in developing countries without loss of...
asked the Secretary for Technical Co-operation what steps he is taking to increase the numbers of British teachers taking up teacher-training posts in the developing countries.
asked the Secretary for Technical Co-operation if he will state the net increase or decrease in the number of British officials serving in developing countries over the past three years.
asked the Secretary for Technical Co-operation how many people sent overseas by his Department to the Middle East and North Africa have a working knowledge of Arabic.
asked the secretary for Technical Co-operation what steps he is taking to inspect the work of British volunteers and their projects in developing countries; and what reports he proposes to...
asked the Prime Minister whether he will make arrangements for the technical and economic considerations on which the Powell Committee's Report on the Future of the Atomic Energy Programme will...
asked the Prime Minister if he will make it a condition of the appointment of Ministers of the Crown that they shall declare to him the positions in industry held by them at the time of...
asked the Prime Minister how many Departments of State employ persons to write speeches for Ministers; which Departments so employ such persons; what are the individual salaries paid; and if he...
asked the Prime Minister if he will take steps to prevent the purchase of military supplies from the three Services by private companies and their subsequent export to areas of international tension.
The following Questions stood upon the Order Paper:
Mr. P. Noel-Baker(by Private Notice) asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he intends to represent Her Majesty's Government in the Security Council during the Council's...
I understand that the hon. Member for Dudley (Mr. Wigg) wishes to raise a complaint of privilege.
Order for Second Reading read.
[Queen's Recommendation signified]
Resolved,That, for the purposes of any Act of the present Session, to amend the law relating to hire-purchase and credit-sale, and to make further provision as to the registration and licensing...
Ordered,That the Proceedings on the Episcopal Church (Scotland) Bill [Lords] may be entered upon and proceeded with at this day's Sitting at any hour, though opposed.—[Mr. Redmayne.]
Order for Second Reading read.
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Finlay.]
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