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

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: Does the hon. Member remember that during the last two years this Committee has not had any opportunity whatever of discussing these matters in detail? Hon. Gentlemen opposite supported the Chancellor of the Exchequer in preventing our discussing them.

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

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: Lieut.-Commander Braithwaite indicated dissent.

Oral Answers to Questions — Cuba (Trade Negotiations) (12 Apr 1951)

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: Will the House receive a full report on the whole of this matter when the results of the Torquay conversations are reported to us in due course? In the meantime, would the hon. Gentleman convey to his right hon. Friend the anxiety displayed on this matter on both sides of the House in supplementary questions to Question No. 3 earlier today?

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence: Industry (12 Apr 1951)

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he will make a statement regarding the plans of His Majesty's Government for Civil Defence in industry.

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence: Industry (12 Apr 1951)

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: Is the hon. Gentleman aware that this matter has been causing great anxiety in the City of Bristol among people of all political opinions? While I am glad to hear that the matter is now going forward, may I ask whether he is aware that recruiting is likely to be handicapped until a decision is reached about the Home Guard?

Orders of the Day — Budget Proposals and Economic Survey (12 Apr 1951)

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: Like the two hon. Members who have preceded me, I have given an undertaking to the Chair in the matter of time and I hope they will acquit me of discourtesy if I do not follow in the internecine strife raging between them. Indeed, I should be a particularly unsuitable person to do so because I have succeeded in reaching three-quarters of the allotted span of life laid down by the Psalmist...

Orders of the Day — Budget Proposals and Economic Survey (12 Apr 1951)

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: —because some 40 per cent. of the fiduciary issue of that country was not surrendered for replacement and redemption. In other words, the gentlemen—who, in France, must be far more numerous than they are here—engaged in these nefarious transactions, sooner than be caught by the taxation machinery, did not surrender their notes, and the fiduciary issue, to that extent, was freed of a...

Oral Answers to Questions — China (Diplomatic Relations) (11 Apr 1951)

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: Is the Foreign Secretary satisfied that our representative in Peking is obtaining proper access to any British prisoners who may be in Chinese hands?

Orders of the Day — Budget Proposals and Economic Survey (11 Apr 1951)

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: Go and have a look at the housing estates.

Orders of the Day — Supplies and Services (Defence Purposes) Bill: Clause 1. — (Purposes of Supplies and Services (Transitional Powers) Act, 1945, to Include Defence and Maintenance of World Peace.) (3 Apr 1951)

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: The Committee is working under a certain handicap, in that the Ministers who first paraded this Bill on Second Reading have disappeared from the scene. We are now confronted with a change of bowling at both ends. At one end we have the Minister of Labour, always a versatile player, who looks to me as if he would rather be over here ridiculing these words—he would enjoy himself...

Orders of the Day — Supplies and Services (Defence Purposes) Bill: Clause 1. — (Purposes of Supplies and Services (Transitional Powers) Act, 1945, to Include Defence and Maintenance of World Peace.) (3 Apr 1951)

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: There is one matter which I desire to raise with the right hon. Gentleman. We have now disposed of the question of the direction of labour, but there is another aspect of the powers contained in this Clause to which an oblique reference was made during the debate both by my right hon. and learned Friend the Member for West Derby (Sir D. Maxwell Fyfe) and the Minister of Labour himself. Could...

Orders of the Day — Supplies and Services (Defence Purposes) Bill: Clause 2. — (Stopping Up of Highways for Defence Purposes.) (3 Apr 1951)

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: There is one aspect of this matter I should like to submit to the right hon. and learned Gentleman. I think it is a point of substance. We are here discussing whether temporary stopping up can be brought into line with permanent stopping up with regard to publication of the instrument. I suggest that the word "temporary" in this connection is something of a misnomer. A great many highways,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture: Animal Feedingstuffs (Ration) (22 Mar 1951)

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: Was there not any wet weather before the advent of Socialism?

Railway Freights (Increase) (22 Mar 1951)

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: On a point of order. May I, with the very greatest respect, Sir, submit to you that during this comparatively modern procedure by which Ministers make statements after Questions by leave of the House—for which the right hon. Gentleman forgot to ask, but I do not complain of that—it has been the custom always that Members should have the opportunity of interrogation? Is this not...

Oral Answers to Questions — Public Health: Meat Ration (15 Mar 1951)

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: As the right hon. Gentleman has referred the House to replies given a month ago, may I ask whether he has considered the consequence of the operation of Statutory Instrument No. 314, which reduces the meat content of sausages and which so disgusted hon. Members opposite that they absented themselves from the Chamber when it was discussed?

Oral Answers to Questions — Spirits (Off-Licence Sales) (15 Mar 1951)

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: Can the Minister say whether any loss of revenue would be involved if this suggestion were adopted?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force: Class G Reserve (14 Mar 1951)

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: Has not the hon. Member for Pembroke (Mr. Donnelly) shown himself, to have every qualification for the position of a Parliamentary Private Secretary?

Orders of the Day — Sausages (Meat Content) (14 Mar 1951)

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: I beg to second the Motion which was so ably moved by my hon. Friend the Member for Sutton Coldfield (Sir J. Mellor), to whom, if I may say so, the whole House owes a debt of gratitude for his assiduity in probing this very curious Statutory Instrument. No. 314. The sausage is a cherished British national institution; a homely article of diet. At one time—I regret to say about the time...

Orders of the Day — Sausages (Meat Content) (14 Mar 1951)

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: Yes, the hon. Gentleman will perhaps complete the quotation when he catches your eye, Mr. Deputy-Speaker. It seems years since some of us read it and more years since some of us recited it. I am grateful to my hon. Friend the Member for Kidderminster (Mr. Nabarro) and congratulate him on his election a year ago and look forward to hearing from him again. The Order continues: …which has...

Orders of the Day — Sausages (Meat Content) (14 Mar 1951)

Lieut-Commander Joseph Braithwaite: My hon. Friend, whose advent in this House we were delighted to see, the distinguished son of a distinguished father, has made an intervention that I value. It was made with friendly intention. But I realise that it is the duty of hon. Members to address you, Mr. Deputy-Speaker, when we are called by the Chair, rather than our hon. Friends below the Gangway. Perhaps my hon. Friend would study...


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