Oral Answers to Questions — Public Building and Works

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  • National Gallery (Stonework) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Public Building and Works on what occasion the stonework of the National Gallery was last cleaned; and what estimate he has made of the cost of cleaning it now.

  • Major Public Buildings (Stonework) (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Public Building and Works if he will institute a programme of regular cleaning of the stonework of the major public buildings under his control.

  • Historic Buildings (Restoration and Preservation) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Public Building and Works whether he will prepare and publish an up-to-date book containing all the latest available information and advice on the restoration and...

  • Banqueting House, Whitehall (11 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Public Building and Works when he hopes to complete the restoration of the Banqueting House, Whitehall, and open it to the public.

  • Treasury Building (Stonework) (2 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Public Building and Works whether he will arrange for the washing down of the stonework at the Treasury when restoration is completed, so that the architectural details of...

  • Hyde Park (East Carriage Drive) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Public Building and Works, in view of the fact that the East Carriage Drive in Hyde Park has now been made a major traffic artery, if he will construct a horse ride parallel...

  • Palace of Westminster and Bridge Street (Members' Accommodation) (9 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Public Building and Works whether he will issue a White Paper setting out in detail his Department's proposals for extending and improving accommodation for Members of...

  • Gloucester Slips, Regent's Park (Car Park) (8 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Public Building and Works whether he will assign the parking facilities at Gloucester Slips, Regent's Park, to the London Zoo in view of the anticipated growth in the number...

  • Admiralty Building, The Mall (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Public Building and Works whether the Admiralty building, constructed on The Mall during the Second World War, would resist the impact of nuclear bombs; and whether he will...

  • Contracts (Coatbridge and Airdrie) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Public Building and Works what was the total value of contracts placed by him in the Coatbridge and Airdrie district during the last financial year.

  • Building, Stockton-on-Tees (Construction and Furnishing) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Public Building and Works whether the construction and furnishing of the three-storey building to be erected by his Department in Dovecot Street, Stockton-on-Tees, is now...

  • Prefabricated Houses (8 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Public Building and Works how many prefabricated houses he expects to have erected and occupied this year; and for how long it is estimated they will remain habitable.

  • British Embassies, Legations and Consular Offices (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Public Building and Works what action he is taking to apply to British embassies, legations and consular offices overseas the standards laid down in the Offices, Shops and...

  • Installations, Palace of Westminster (Emission of fumes) (8 speeches)

    Mrs. Slater: asked the Minister of Public Building and Works what precautions he takes to prevent the emission of fumes from installations controlled by his Department in the Palace of Westminster.

  • Building and Civil Engineering Contracts (Committee) (8 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Public Building and Works if he has yet received the report of the Committee under Sir Harold Banwell which is inquiring into the practices adopted for the placing and...

  • Historic Buildings (Minister's Visits) (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Public Building and Works how many official visits he has made to historic buildings outside London since his appointment; and what plans he has for future visits.

  • Hampton Court Palace (15 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Public Building and Works what use is being made of Hampton Court Palace for official purposes during 1963;and whether he will encourage a greater use of the palace in the...

  • British Embassies (Antique Furnishings and Works of Art) (8 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Public Building and Works what arrangements exist for the purchase of suitable antique furnishings and works of art for British embassies; and what funds are available for...

  • Richmond Terrace, Westminster (Redevelopment) (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Public Building and Works what plans he has for the future of Richmond Terrace, Westminster.

  • Downing Street (Restoration) (7 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Public Building and Works whether he will publish a detailed and illustrated account of the restoration of Downing Street when the work is completed.

  • Craftsman-made Bricks and Tiles (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Public Building and Works whether he is satisfied with the supply of craftsman made bricks and tiles; and what steps he is taking to ensure the survival of a sufficient...

  • Jewel House Moat (Excavation) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Public Building and Works what progress is being made with the excavation of a further section of the Jewel House moat; and whether he will consider the excavation of the...

  • Abingdon Street Site (Underground Garage) (4 speeches)

    Mr. G. Wilson: asked the Minister of Public Building and Works when he hopes to develop the Abingdon Street site now used as a car park; and what plans he has for an underground car park and...

  • Buildings and Monuments (Coloured Slides) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Public Building and Works what increased facilities for the purchase of coloured slides have been made available in 1963 to the public in places under his control,...

  • Apsley House (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Public Building and Works what was the total cost of the reinstatement of the side of Apsley House following demolition of adjoining buildings; and what proposals he has...

  • St. James's Park (8 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Public Building and Works what recent steps he has taken to improve the state of the water in St. James's Park lake; and what are his future plans.

  • Work (Tenders) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Public Building and Works whether the Royal Institute of British Architects Declaration is still used when his Department puts work out to tender.

  • New Building, Dumbarton (5 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Public Building and Works why he has found it impossible to accommodate the National Health Service Dunbartonshire Executive Council, now seeking new accommodation, in the...

  • Bernhard Baron Pavilion Regent's Park (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Public Building and Works what is the increase in cost of the scheme, as originally planned, for the rebuilding of the Bernhard Baron Pavilion in Regent's Park; what...

  • Staff (London and Scotland) (12 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Public Building and Works what proportions of his non-industrial staff are employed in London and Scotland, respectively.

  • Buildings, Central London (Floodlighting) (8 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Public Building and Works whether he is aware of the general approval given to his floodlighting of buildings of merit in Central London; what is the annual cost to his...