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Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department

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  • Approved Schools (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is the present average cost of new places in approved schools; and how this compares with the cost of places in other boarding establishments.

  • Sheep Stealing (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he is aware of the increase in sheep stealing; what action he intends to take by legislation, or otherwise; and whether he will make a...

  • Charity Commission (Registration Division) (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is the present accumulation of arrears of work in the registration division of the Charity Commission.

  • Nightwear (Non-flammable Materials) (5 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he is aware of recent accidents resulting from the sale of inflammable material for the making of nightwear; and if he will take further...

  • Mr. Herman Woolf (Committee of Inquiry) (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department why he has decided that the Skelhorn inquiry into the Woolf case shall be held in private; if he will reconsider this decision; and if he will...

  • Edward Panting (Death) (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) if he will make a statement with regard to the death in Her Majesty's Prison at Wormwood Scrubs on 26th December of Edward Charles...

  • Prisons (Hostel Scheme) (4 speeches)

    the Secretary of State for the Home Department in how many of Her Majestys' prisons the hostel scheme is in operation; and if he will make a statement on how the scheme is working.

  • Treatment of Offenders (Advisory Council Report) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what steps he has taken to implement the recommendations in the Report of the Advisory Council on the Treatment of Offenders in relation to...

  • Jury Service (Deaf and Blind Persons) (5 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he is aware that a blind deaf person, who is officially registered as such, is nevertheless liable to jury service and can only be excused...

  • Scrap Metal Dealers (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will introduce legislation which would require dealers in scrap metal to obtain a licence so to deal, which could be revoked if certain...

  • Police Training College (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will now establish a police training college on the lines of that inaugurated at Hendon by the late Lord Trenchard, which ceased to...

  • Greek Royal Visit (Incidents) (3 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will now make a statement on the inquiry into the circumstances in which various persons were charged with carrying offensive weapons...

  • Children (Deaths from Burning) (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he is aware of concern at the considerable increase in the number of deaths from burns among young children in the Birmingham area; and...

  • Remand Homes (Devon) (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what proposals he has for building remand homes for young persons in Devon; and if he will give the number of remand homes in the county at...

  • Commonwealth Immigrants (10 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department, in view of the continued large influx of Commonwealth immigrants into this country, and the problems they are creating in certain areas in...

  • Prisons (Food Supplies) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what was the average weekly cost of food for male prisoners in Her Majesty's prisons at the last convenient date for computation; and how much...

  • Accused Persons (Bail) (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department in how many cases in the most recent period of 12 months for which figures are available an accused person has been detained in prison because...

  • Northern Ireland (Imperial Contribution) (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what consultations he has had with the Government of Northern Ireland regarding the amount of the Imperial contribution to be paid by them...

  • Drivers (Alcohol) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether an excess in the legal limit of weight of alcohol to each 1,000 parts of blood is to be accepted as an accurate indication of ability...

  • Shops (Opening Hours) (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what further consideration he has given to the need of small traders to be allowed to keep their shops open for longer hours; and if he will...

  • MR. Neville Chamberlain (Statue) (5 speeches)

    asked the Prime Minister if he will move for a Select Committee to consider the desirability of placing a statue of the late Mr. Neville Chamberlain in the precincts of the Palace of Westminster.

  • Disarmament (8 speeches)

    asked the Prime Minister what proposals he has made to the President of the United States of America for reconciling the Soviet Draft Treaty of General and Complete Disarmament under Strict...

  • Geneva Disarmament Conference (Verbatim Records) (6 speeches)

    asked the Prime Minister what proposals he has made to the President of the United States of America for making the verbatim records of the Committee of 18 Nations on Disarmament more speedily...

  • South Africa (Supply of Arms) (6 speeches)

    asked the Prime Minister what machinery exists to co-ordinate the policies of the Foreign Office and Colonial Office with regard to the export of arms to South Africa from or through Colonial...

  • Middle East (Jordan Waters) (8 speeches)

    asked the Prime Minister whether, in view of the serious situation in the Middle East arising from the dispute over the Jordan waters, the recent Cairo conference of Arab heads of state and the...

  • The Highlands (Railway Services) (12 speeches)

    asked the Prime Minister whether, in order to save individuals and local authorities further expense, he will give an assurance that approval will not be given to closure of the railway services...

  • Aircraft Production (8 speeches)

    asked the Prime Minister if he is satisfied with the interdepartmental machinery for the financial control and forward estimating of the Government-sponsored aircraft production programme, and...

  • DR. Erhard (Visit) (4 speeches)

    asked the Prime Minister if he will make a statement on his discussions with the Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany.