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Orders of the Day — Finance Bill: Clause 2. — (Entertainments Duty.) (5 Jun 1951)

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: That is indeed a poor tribute to the increased standard of living of the workers so often rejoiced in by the benches opposite. However, as the hon. Gentleman is quite a recent convert from Liberalism, he has evidently not been adequately briefed on this occasion. Is it not the case that this is a rather inconvenient administrative arrangement, not only for those who go to see the films, but...

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Works: Electricity Authority Building (29 May 1951)

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: In any case, would not the money be better spent on the improvement of the electricity plant and equipment than upon the erection of grandiose offices?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: Prisoners, Korea (29 May 1951)

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: Is the hon. Gentleman satisfied that His Majesty's representative in Peking has proper access to our prisoners?

Oral Answers to Questions — Police: Pay (10 May 1951)

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he expects to make regulations implementing the recommendations set out in Part II of the Oaksey Report, 1949.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Post-war Credits (8 May 1951)

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: Is the Chancellor aware that under the existing system the last Post-war Credit will not be repaid until 1988, by which time the Government will have had the interest-free use of this money for 47 years?

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill (8 May 1951)

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: On a point of order. For the guidance of the House, is it in order to repeat on this occasion, the arguments of the Committee stage of the National Health Bill, with which we dealt at such length last week?

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill (8 May 1951)

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: Does not the hon. Gentleman understand that people who, as he calls it, play the markets and speculate, have fixed incomes in every sense of the word? Does he not understand that he is embracing in his condemnation holders of trustee stock, Government securities and, indeed, all nationalised industry stock?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Widows' Pensions (3 May 1951)

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: Does not the extremely sharp rise in the cost of living create exceptional circumstances, and ought not the matter to be reviewed again now?

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Aviation: Korea (Campaign Medal) (2 May 1951)

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: It was whether all those who have served in Korea from the inception of the campaign, including those who have since been relieved, will qualify?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: Ex-Miners (Release) (1 May 1951)

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: Would the matter be expedited if some officials were sent to explain all this to the men?

Oral Answers to Questions — Festival of Britain: Pleasure Gardens (1 May 1951)

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: Is the greatest credit due to all concerned?

Oral Answers to Questions — Motorists, Wales (Convictions) (26 Apr 1951)

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: Do not the statistics for 1950 show an alarming increase and is it not reflected very similarly in the figures for England?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Health Service: Mental Defectives (26 Apr 1951)

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: Is it possible for the inmates to resign if they feel so disposed?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy: Uniform Alterations (Grants) (25 Apr 1951)

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: Will the Parliamentary Secretary allow a reasonable time to elapse during which those who report for duty in the stripes of the "Wavy Navy," the disappearance of which many of us regret, will not be regarded as improperly dressed?

Oral Answers to Questions — Armed Forces: Service Widows (Pensions) (25 Apr 1951)

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: Did not the right hon. Gentleman indicate to the House the other day that he will shortly be making a statement to us on the question of Service pensions? Could not the question of widows' pensions be included therein?

Oral Answers to Questions — B.B.C. (Parliamentary Questions) (23 Apr 1951)

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: Pending further resignations.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Tortoises (Import) (19 Apr 1951)

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: Are not the tortoises likely to arrive at their destination more rapidly if they travel under their own steam, rather than by nationalised transport?

Orders of the Day — North Atlantic (Supreme Commander) (19 Apr 1951)

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: Is not the hon. and gallant Gentleman on the retired list?

Oral Answers to Questions — Falkland Islands Dependencies (18 Apr 1951)

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: Can the Minister tell us how long this fatuous state of affairs has existed? How long have these people been there?

Orders of the Day — Budget Proposals and Economic Survey (16 Apr 1951)

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: It would help us to follow the right hon. Gentleman if he could indicate how this allocation of 100,000 tons, which he hopes to get, compares with the allocation for 1950.


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