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  • Shelters. (7 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether persons whose incomes were above £350 but below £450 per annum at the time when the Government circular was issued...

  • National Fire Service. (8 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary the reasons which have led his Department to institute a shift system by which firemen are on duty continuously for 48 hours out of 72 hours?

  • Compulsory Part-Time Service. (6 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary whether he has noted that Bristol is raising an anti-blitz and anti-invasion force and calling upon men between 18 and 60 and women between 19 and 49 for this force; and...

  • Detainees, Holloway Prison (Incidents). (7 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary whether he is in a position to make any statement about the incidents in Holloway gaol on 1st July; and what information was supplied to the Press by the prison authorities?

  • Rescue Parties, Gloucestershire. (3 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary whether he is aware of the excellent work done by men employed by the builders' emergency organisations in Gloucestershire in rescue squads; and what steps he proposes to...

  • Periodical, "Socialist Appeal." (6 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary (1) why persons known to be actively engaged in frustrating the war effort, like the producers and distributors of a paper called "Socialist Appeal" are not interned...

  • Regional Commissioner for Wales (Telephone Communication). (8 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary whether he is aware that it is impossible to speak over the telephone to the office of the Chief Commissioner for Wales at Cardiff; that the telephone number is not in...

  • Aliens of Enemy Nationality. (2 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary how many aliens of enemy origin who came to this country during the period, inclusive, 1933 up till the outbreak of war, and from the outbreak of war until the latest...

  • Demolition Workers (Holidays With Pay). (4 speeches)

    asked the Home Secretary whether contractors carrying out demolition work on air-raid damage sites in London are under any obligation to grant holidays with pay to their workpeople; and what...