Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence.

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  • Shelters. (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he will call together at once the competent people in the constructional engineering and building industry, and other people, for the...

  • Air-Raid Sufferers (Welfare). (16 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary who is directly responsible in each area which has suffered an air-raid for immediate advice and sympathetic assistance to the people affected, for moving their...

  • Evacuation (Children). (4 speeches)

    (for Mr. Martin) asked the Minister of Health the death rate amongst evacuated children; and how it compares with the normal death rate for children of the same age?

  • Organisations (Activities). (6 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary whether he will give an assurance that all the following associations, namely, the Free German League of Culture, Free German Youth, Austrian Centre, Council of Austrians...

  • Unoccupied Premises. (2 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary whether he is aware of the difficulty of enforcing the Clearance of Lofts Order in unoccupied premises, where neither the owner nor any agent of his can be traced so as...

  • Roof Protection. (4 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary whether he intends to take any action respecting the recommendation of Home Office Fire Adviser on the provision of roof protective levels; and whether he intends to...

  • Fire Service. (20 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary whether he will approach the War Office for the release of the numerous trained men of the London Fire Brigade, who are now in the Army, and anxious to return to their...

  • Detentions. (6 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary whether Messrs. S. Lanni, S. Imponenti, Pietro Cavadaschi, Francis Vercelli and S. Volante, all of whom have been interned under Regulation 18B, are all or any of them...

  • Crops (Incendiary Bombs) (7 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary what measures he proposes to take to reduce the risk of fire-bombs dropped among mature corn crops in the coming season?

  • Internees, Australia. (5 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary whether any agreement has yet been arrived at with the Australian authorities to rescind or modify the regulation which prohibits interned aliens from sending cables;...

  • Personnel (Dismissals, Holborn). (4 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary whether he is aware of the concern caused by the dismissal during recent months by the Holborn Borough Council of leading members of their air-raid precautions service...

  • Local Authorities (Financial Assistance). (2 speeches)

    Mr. Bernard Taylor: asked the Minister of Health what is the policy of His Majesty's Government for assisting local authorities to meet the increased expenditure necessitated by air-raid damage...