Results 81–100 of 1622 for speaker:Miss Elaine Burton

Oral Answers to Questions — Employment: Remploy Factory, Coventry (15 Apr 1959)

Miss Elaine Burton: asked the Minister of Labour the present number of disabled people employed at the Remploy factory, Coventry; what number would normally be employed; and what would be the maximum which could be accommodated if sufficient work were available.

Oral Answers to Questions — Employment: Remploy Factory, Coventry (15 Apr 1959)

Miss Elaine Burton: Could the Parliamentary Secretary comment on this fact? Is it not true that last year Government contracts to Remploy factories in general dropped considerably? Would his right hon. Friend take up the matter with the Minister of Supply, because we in Coventry are very deeply concerned about this matter?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Electrical Industry (National Approvals Scheme) (14 Apr 1959)

Miss Elaine Burton: asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is now in a position to make a statement concerning the progress made by the British Standards Institution on a national approvals scheme being made in conjunction with the electrical industry.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Electrical Industry (National Approvals Scheme) (14 Apr 1959)

Miss Elaine Burton: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that many of us share that hope? Does he appreciate, as I think he does, that these discussions have gone on since October, 1957? Is it his hope that they will be determined within a month or so?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Consumer Protection (Committee) (14 Apr 1959)

Miss Elaine Burton: asked the President of the Board of Trade when he expects to be able to announce the membership of the Committee appointed to consider the whole question of consumer protection.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Consumer Protection (Committee) (14 Apr 1959)

Miss Elaine Burton: Does the right hon. Gentleman expect to be able to announce the Committee's terms of reference before announcing its membership? Flow much longer does he think it will take the legal experts to settle the legal points arising out of that?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Machine Tool Industry (14 Apr 1959)

Miss Elaine Burton: asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware that highly-skilled machine tool workers in Coventry are being laid off and in consequence are having to look for less skilled work; and what steps he is taking to avoid the breaking up of such skilled teams.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Machine Tool Industry (14 Apr 1959)

Miss Elaine Burton: It is not a question of employment. Does the right hon. Gentleman realise that a month ago I attended a conference of the shop stewards of the Coventry Gauge Tool Company and that all the shop stewards are very worried about skilled workers having to take less skilled work, and about the dispersal of that skill?

Oral Answers to Questions — Employment: Coventry (13 Apr 1959)

Miss Elaine Burton: asked the Minister of Labour if he will give the numbers of unemployed men and women, respectively, who have been on the registers of the Coventry Employment Exchange for over six months at the latest convenient date in March last.

Oral Answers to Questions — Employment: Coventry (13 Apr 1959)

Miss Elaine Burton: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that, amid all the glowing pictures of the employment situation which we get, this matter presents a very real problem to the people of Coventry? Despite what he has just said, does he realise that the number of men unemployed for more than six months has steadily increased since 9th December, 1957, the figure given today being the same as three months ago,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Consumer Protection (Committee) (7 Apr 1959)

Miss Elaine Burton: asked the President of the Board of Trade when he expects to be able to announce the terms of reference drawn up for the Committee appointed to consider the whole question of consumer protection.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Consumer Protection (Committee) (7 Apr 1959)

Miss Elaine Burton: Does the Parliamentary Secretary consider that next Tuesday will be "soon"?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Children's Shoes (Standards) (7 Apr 1959)

Miss Elaine Burton: asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is in a position to make a statement on the progress made during the discussions which have been taking place on standards for certain components for children's shoes between the British Standards Institution and footwear manufacturers.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Children's Shoes (Standards) (7 Apr 1959)

Miss Elaine Burton: Is the Parliamentary Secretary aware that we have reached this stage after five years? Does he know if we are likely to wait another five years before he is able to make a statement?

Consumer Research (26 Mar 1959)

Miss Elaine Burton: I had hoped that some of the time left over today might have seeped through to us for this Adjournment debate, but that is not the case and I shall have to leave out some of the things I wanted to say. Had I been fortunate enough to speak in last Friday's debate on the protection of consumers I would have found myself in the rĂ´le of a prophet, as I wanted to say that the time had now been...

Consumer Research (26 Mar 1959)

Miss Elaine Burton: I was thinking of magazines.

Consumers (Protection) (20 Mar 1959)

Miss Elaine Burton: Is the hon. Gentleman aware that I am very disappointed in not being able to take part in the debate, but that, after battling for six years. I am glad to hear that that small gesture has been made by the Board of Trade?

Consumers (Protection) (20 Mar 1959)

Miss Elaine Burton: That has taken six years and we have got nowhere.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Advertisements (19 Mar 1959)

Miss Elaine Burton: asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware that the Independent Television Authority has decided that misleading advertisements for toothpaste shall be banned or amended; and if, in view of the new evidence submitted to him by the hon. Member for Coventry, South, he will reconsider his decision not to amend the Merchandise Marks Acts so that toothpaste manufacturers and...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Advertisements (19 Mar 1959)

Miss Elaine Burton: Is the hon. Gentleman aware that they are exactly the same as far as the shopper is concerned? Is he aware that the Independent Television Authority demanded of one advertiser that he should either substantiate his claims or withdraw the advertisement and that he withdrew the advertisement? Does the hon. Gentleman tell the House that such injurious advertisements should be permitted in the...


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