Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence.

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  • Double Summer Time (Black-Out Period). (4 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary whether, on the introduction of Double Summer Time, he will make the same arrangements as last year for reducing the hours of black-out in England and Scotland, respectively?

  • Respirators. (2 speeches)

    Mr. Donald Scott: asked the Home Secretary whether he is aware of the small number of civilians who carry their respirators; and whether he will take steps to encourage the fulfilment of this...

  • Exit Permit (Member's Visit to Dublin). (5 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary, at the request of which Government Department was a visa issued to the hon. Member for West Leicester (Mr. Harold Nicolson) to visit Dublin on 16th March?

  • "daily Mirror." (6 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary whether he has taken any action under Regulation 2C against any person connected with the "Daily Mirror" or under Regulation 94A against the newspaper itself; and whether...

  • Personnel (Industrial Employment). (2 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary whether he can make any further statement about enabling members of the Civil Defence services to do other work of national value during periods of lull?

  • "peace News." (5 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary why "Peace News" is not banned, in view of statements made in its issue of 13th March, 1942, that the raid on the Renault Works, in Paris, was made to produce a momentary...

  • Discipline. (8 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary whether he has any statement to make concerning the suggestion of many local authorities and others that a discipline code should be instituted for Civil Defence workers?

  • Auxiliary Fire Service. (4 speeches)

    Dr. Russell Thomas: asked the Home Secretary whether he is now satisfied with the system of promotion in the Auxiliary Fire Service?

  • Lighting Restrictions (War Office and Admiralty). (2 speeches)

    Dr. Russell Thomas: asked the Home Secretary whether he is satisfied that the black-out and motor-car lighting regulations are properly carried out by officers and others employed at the War...

  • Firearm Charge, Weymouth. (2 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary whether his attention has been called to the case of Roland Parry, of Noopeton Street, Weymouth, a 17-year old Home Guard, apprenticed fitter, who made himself a tommy...

  • Women (Hours of Work). (2 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary to what extent the lengthening of the weekly hours of work to a 60-hour week by women on Civil Defence has resulted in a reduction of staff; whether he is aware of the...

  • Invasion Committees. (6 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary whether invasion committees will be given facilities for studying scorched-earth policy and methods?

  • Freedom of the Press. (2 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary whether, before contemplating State interference with the freedom of the Press, he will invite representative organisations of the newspaper profession to discuss with...

  • Chimney Sweeping. (2 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary whether, in view of the danger arising from unswept chimneys and the great shortage of chimney sweeps, he has been in contact with local authorities on this matter, with...

  • Raided Clubs, London. (3 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary whether he can give any information in connection with the two club raids, in Whitechapel Road, under the Gaming Act: how many people were charged at the Thames police...

  • Libya Operations (Inter Service Communications). (12 speeches)

    asked the Prime Minister whether he is aware that in recent Libya operations detective inter-Service tactical communications resulted in instances of attacks by our aircraft upon our land...

  • Social and Economic Development. (2 speeches)

    asked the Prime Minister whether, to encourage the faith and determination of the people and assist in political warfare overseas, he will make a statement in the near future on the development...