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Oral Answers to Questions — Technology

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  • Industrial Services (Public Expenditure) (8 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Technology by what percentage is the net estimate of expenditure for industrial services of his Department under Vote 19 increased in 1968–69 over the previous year;...

  • V.T.O.L. Aircraft (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Technology what action he has taken to further the development of a vertical take-off and landing, or a short take-off and landing, airliner for use in the 1970s.

  • Multi-Purpose Combat Aircraft (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Technology what action he is taking to encourage the design and development of a European multi-purpose combat aircraft, with British participation.

  • Distributors' Margins (Report) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Technology what action he has taken to implement the recommendation in Report No. 55 of the National Board for Prices and Incomes that the margin allowed to distributors...

  • Concorde Aircraft (29 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Technology what will be the range of the Concorde when flying supersonically and when flying subsonically, respectively.

  • Atomic Weapons Research Establishment, Aldermaston (15 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Technology what steps he has taken to declassify work at the Atomic Weapons Research Establishment at Aldermaston.

  • Black Knight and Blue Streak (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Technology what estimate he has made of the cost and time scale of mounting Black Knight on top of Blue Streak to give Great Britain a national satellite launching capability.

  • European Space Conference (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Technology whether he will publish the Report of the Advisory Committee on the future of European co-operative space activities.

  • European Airbus (14 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Technology what information he has from the German Government about Lufthansa's intentions with regard to the European airbus.

  • Wear Shipyards (Grouping Proposals) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Technology what progress has been made regarding the merger of Wear shipyards.

  • Superconducting Electric Motor (Industrial Application) (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Technology what proposals he is considering for the industrial application of the superconducting electric motor developed at Newcastle-upon-Tyne, under the sponsorship of...

  • Warships (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Technology how many warships, ordered for the Royal Navy or other navies, were launched in 1967 in shipyards inside and outside the development areas, respectively.

  • Beagle Aircraft Company (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Technology if he will undertake to prevent the Beagle Aircraft Company from acquiring any other light aircraft firms.

  • Privately-Owned Firms (Acquisition) (5 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Technology if he will lay down the criteria upon which his decision to acquire privately-owned firms will be based.

  • Shipbuilders, East Anglia (Export Orders) (8 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Technology what was the value of export orders obtained by shipbuilders in East Anglia in 1967.

  • European Technological Collaboration Committee Meetings) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Technology if he will consider making available a report of the inter-departmental committee meetings on European Technological Collaboration; how many meetings of the...

  • Tyneside (International Research and Development Company) (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Technology what action he is taking to make full use of the research facilities of the International Research and Development Company on Tyneside.

  • Nuclear Marine Propulsion (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Technology if he will approach the Government of the Federal German Republic with a view to working out a joint programme of research and development into nuclear marine...

  • Wales (Departmental Contracts) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Technology, in view of the fact that in the last financial year his Department spent less than 1 per cent. of its total expenditure in Wales, what his plans are to ensure...

  • Heavy Electrical Plant (8 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Technology what action he is taking to avoid long-term damage to the heavy electrical plant industry by the reduction of £17 million in the home generating ordering...

  • A.E.I.-G.E.C. Laboratory, Rugby (Scientists and Technicians) (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Technology what steps he is taking to ensure that scientists and technicians involved in the Associated Electrical Industries-General Electric Corporation laboratory closure...

  • Bristol Siddeley Engines Ltd. (14 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Technology whether, in the light of the findings of the Wilson Committee of Inquiry into affairs concerning Bristol Siddeley Engines Limited, he will initiate similar...

  • Upper Clyde Shipbuilders Limited (Loan) (7 speeches)

    Mr. Edward M. Taylor: asked the Minister of Technology (1) what is the intention of the Shipbuilding Industry Board regarding the provision of financial assistance to the Clyde Upper Reaches...

  • Atomic Energy Authority Establishments (Research Work) (4 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Technology if he will list in the OFFICIAL REPORT research work being done by the Atomic Energy Authority's establishments which could have economic advantages to the nation.

  • Radioactive Waste (Disposal) (7 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Technology if he is satisfied that the methods of disposal of radioactive effluents from Atomic Energy Authority establishments and other bodies under his jurisdiction are...

  • City In The Sea Project (Finance) (7 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Technology whether he will seek powers to make a financial grant towards the construction of a city in the sea off the coast from Great Yarmouth.

  • Transport Bill (9 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Technology (1) what representations he has received about the effects on the boat-building industry in Scotland of the present proposals in the Transport Bill; (2) what...

  • Fairfield Shipbuilding Company (6 speeches)

    asked the Minister of Technology how much public money has now been loaned to, invested in, or guaranteed to the Fairfield Shipbuilding Company; what return it is earning; and when it will be repaid.