Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department

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  • Police Dogs (Political and Trade Union Meetings) (5 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will impress upon the Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis the undesirability of sending police dogs to political or trade union...

  • Shops Act, 1950 (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make such amendments to the Shops Act, 1950, as will remove the present discrimination between fixed and mobile shops.

  • Henderson's Store, Liverpool (Fire) (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he will take action to implement the five recommendations of the jury that inquired into the causes of the fire on 22nd June, 1960,...

  • Immigrants (11 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) in view of the fact that other Commonwealth countries prohibit immigrants who are known to be criminal, diseased or idle, whether he will...

  • Airguns (Young Persons) (5 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what representations he has recently received about, and what consideration he has lately given to, the amendment of the law, or other action,...

  • Victims of Crimes of Violence (Compensation) (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he is aware that injustice results from the absence of effective compensation for victims of crimes of violence; and if he will take steps...

  • Children and Young Persons (Probation Officers' Reports) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will so amend Rule 11 of the Summary Jurisdiction (Children and Young Persons) Rules, 1933, as to ensure that all reports by probation...

  • Children (Remand to Prison) (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many children under the age of 17 years, boys and girls, respectively, were remanded to prison, instead of being sent to remand homes, in...

  • Released Prisoners (National Insurance Cards) (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what progress has been made towards enabling all prisoners, on their release, to have fully stamped National Insurance cards.

  • Franchise (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will initiate discussions between the political parties, and take stops to ascertain public opinion, including the opinion of young...

  • Obscene Publications Act, 1959 (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he has considered the communication sent to him by the hon. Member for Carlisle on the subject of the working of the Obscene Publications...

  • Bank Robberies (16 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the use Department if, on the basis of figures supplied to him for his published statistics of crime, he will state the number of bank robberies in the latest...

  • Prisoners, Lincoln (Potato Picking) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many prisoners there are in Lincoln gaol; how many of these are eligible to be allowed out on working parties; and how many applications...

  • Young Delinquents (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will initiate an investigation into the social, congenital and domestic background of young persons who have been charged with assault,...

  • Housemasters, Approved Schools (Salaries) (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he proposes to improve recruitment to the housemaster service in approved schools by offering salaries commensurate with their...

  • West Indian Immigrants (12 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many citizens of the West Indies entered the United Kingdom during 1959, and up to the latest convenient date in 1960, respectively.

  • Prisoners (Marriage) (2 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will amend his regulations to enable a man to marry while serving a prison sentence, in order to legitimise a child that has already...

  • Electric Blankets and Bed Warmers (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many deaths in the last three years have been due to electric blankets and bed warmers; and how many fires have been caused in each of the...

  • Youths (Caning) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department in how many cases courts have ordered youths aged under 17 years of age to be caned for offences involving violence not associated with...

  • Detention Centres (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many detention centres have now been provided; and what proportion of the courts concerned have been notified by his Department that a...

  • Police Pay (Royal Commission's Report) (13 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether the Report on pay by the Royal Commission on the Police has yet been received; and whether he will make a statement.

  • Prisoners (Employment) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he has received the report of his advisory council on the employment of prisoners.

  • Public Houses, Wales (Sunday Opening) (10 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) what was the form and scope of his inquiry into the extent of the demand for the Sunday opening of public houses in Wales; and if he will...

  • East German Citizens (Visas) (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many citizens of East Germany who received permits to reside in the United Kingdom have had their visas withdrawn in retaliation for the...

  • Mock Auctions (5 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what consideration he has given to the matters raised by the hon. Member for Erith and Crayford in a letter sent to him on 27th October...

  • Cinemas (Admission of Children) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department, in view of the undesirability of juveniles seeing films of a sensationally morbid or violent character and the legal inability of the private...

  • Eastchurch Prison (Escapes) (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many escapes from Eastchurch Prison have occurred during the 12 months ended 19th November, 1960, or to the nearest convenient date.

  • Commercial Television Licence (Daily News, Ltd.) (11 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he is now in a position to make a statement regarding his consultations with the Postmaster-General as to the continued holding on a...

  • Motor Vehicles (Silencers) (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many successful prosecutions have been initiated by the Metropolitan Police during the last year or similar convenient period for offences...