Mr Louis Tolley: On a point of Order. Is it in Order for an hon. Member to make those references on the Motion which is now before the House?
Mr Louis Tolley: As one who, in the last Election, was fearless and frank in telling the electorate that I felt perfectly satisfied in my own mind that a great number of controls would have to continue in operation for some years after the war came to an end I say frankly that I, at any rate, cannot be challenged on the ground that I misled my electors into voting for me. This Bill has been repeatedly...
Mr Louis Tolley: We want the houses.
Mr Louis Tolley: asked the Prime Minister what, so far, is the cost to this country of the discovery of the atomic bomb; and what are our future financial commitments upon it.
Mr Louis Tolley: Will the Prime Minister consider issuing a report to this House in the immediate future on the possibilities of atomic energy resulting from this discovery?
Mr Louis Tolley: Is the Minister aware that he gave me the same answer to a Question which I put down to him some time ago?
Mr Louis Tolley: asked the Minister of Fuel and Power if he will grant an increase in the allocation of petrol to private motorists for the months of June, July and August, for the purpose of enjoying a holiday by motor-car and to help relieve congestion on the railways during the holiday season.
Mr Louis Tolley: Will the Minister have due regard to the fact that it is merely something temporary and not permanent that is being asked for? After all the war is at an end.
Mr Louis Tolley: Would the right hon. Lady give reasons for the continued delay?
Mr Louis Tolley: I agree with the right hon. Member for West Bristol (Mr. Stanley) that it was obvious during the war that we should be able to make more effort than has been possible since the war. 1 have to confess that this period of time is not very stable, and that many difficulties lie ahead which it will not be easy for the Government to estimate during the next 12 months, or perhaps even longer. The...
Mr Louis Tolley: On a point of Order. Would the hon. and gallant Gentleman explain what he means by "dodging the column "?
Mr Louis Tolley: Will my right hon. Friend state the proportion of grant he is pre pared to make to local authorities for this Service in the future?
Mr Louis Tolley: Will my hon. Friend bear in mind that these men are not general labourers, and this work should not be allocated to them?
Mr Louis Tolley: May I ask, Mr. Deputy-Speaker, how much of this is relevant to the matter under discussion? The hon. Member is talking about the last General Election.
Mr Louis Tolley: Will the hon. Gentleman give any indication when it will be possible to give an increase in clothing coupons?
Mr Louis Tolley: Will my right hon. Friend give the reasons which were given to him by the Regional Commissioner for not allowing this facility?
Mr Louis Tolley: In speaking on this very important Bill which is; now reaching its conclusion, I would commence by congratulating the Minister upon the method and manner in which he has. piloted this great social reform Measure through this House. Like him, probably, I find that as I stand here my mind goes back some 25 years to the time when I first became associated with the poor law system of this...
Mr Louis Tolley: Can the hon. Gentleman give the name of the local authority?
Mr Louis Tolley: May I ask the Minister to give the House the name of the paper concerned?
Mr Louis Tolley: Of whom is the hon. Member the champion?