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Oral Answers to Questions — Poker Playing (Clubs) ( 1 Mar 1945)

Captain Alec Cunningham-Reid: asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he proposes to introduce legislation to legalise the playing of poker as well as bridge in clubs.

Oral Answers to Questions — Poker Playing (Clubs) ( 1 Mar 1945)

Captain Alec Cunningham-Reid: Is not present legislation being unfairly administered, in view of the fact that small social clubs are being raided while large clubs, with a distinguished membership, are continuing to play poker?

Passenger Transport Vehicles (Construction Order) (21 Dec 1944)

Captain Alec Cunningham-Reid: Was any reason given for turning it down?

Passenger Transport Vehicles (Construction Order) (21 Dec 1944)

Captain Alec Cunningham-Reid: Was that in answer to a Question in this House?

Passenger Transport Vehicles (Construction Order) (21 Dec 1944)

Captain Alec Cunningham-Reid: They replied, then? I understood earlier that there was no reply.

Passenger Transport Vehicles (Construction Order) (21 Dec 1944)

Captain Alec Cunningham-Reid: I do not want to interrupt too much, but the hon. Gentleman says that the Minister has not enough information on this matter. I know that the hon. Gentleman the Member for Swindon (Sir W. Wakefield) is a stickler for etiquette and no doubt, before raising this matter to-day, he communicated with the Minister asking all these questions that he is now asking; perhaps he saw him privately....

Passenger Transport Vehicles (Construction Order) (21 Dec 1944)

Captain Alec Cunningham-Reid: The hon. Member raised it by Question?

Passenger Transport Vehicles (Construction Order) (21 Dec 1944)

Captain Alec Cunningham-Reid: I do not intend to follow my hon. Friend the Member for Enfield (Mr. Bull) in his very interesting theories concerning the decimal system, a matter which is perhaps a little irrelevant to the discussion but which is, none the less, interesting. I would like to associate myself with the remarks made by the hon. Member for South Leeds (Mr. Charleton). I entirely agree with the conclusions at...

Passenger Transport Vehicles (Construction Order) (21 Dec 1944)

Captain Alec Cunningham-Reid: The hon. Member who raised this matter did not mention that at all.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prince Paul of Yugoslavia ( 6 Dec 1944)

Captain Alec Cunningham-Reid: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether Prince Paul of Yugoslavia is now classed as a war criminal.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prince Paul of Yugoslavia ( 6 Dec 1944)

Captain Alec Cunningham-Reid: Re this puppet of the forces of reaction, is the Minister not aware that the Yugoslav Government have officially indicted this man as one of their foremost war criminals? Is it not a fact that we have, for a long time, been giving tender consideration and extraordinary liberty to this man? Surely, the time has come for that to end?

Oral Answers to Questions — Prince Paul of Yugoslavia ( 6 Dec 1944)

Captain Alec Cunningham-Reid: Why not return this man to Yugoslavia?

Oral Answers to Questions — North Africa (Living Conditions) ( 6 Dec 1944)

Captain Alec Cunningham-Reid: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what are the food and living conditions to-day of the inhabitants of the recent North African battle area.

Oral Answers to Questions — North Africa (Living Conditions) ( 6 Dec 1944)

Captain Alec Cunningham-Reid: What assistance have the British, in particular, given, and what assistance are they giving now, to the inhabitants in those ravaged North African areas?

Oral Answers to Questions — France: Mr. P. G. Wodehouse ( 6 Dec 1944)

Captain Alec Cunningham-Reid: Is it not a fact that had we made representations to the French and had Mr. Wodehouse been a Royal prince, he would not have been interned?

Oral Answers to Questions — Belgium (Political Situation) ( 6 Dec 1944)

Captain Alec Cunningham-Reid: Are the Americans in complete agreement with that policy?

Business and Sittings of the House (30 Nov 1944)

Captain Alec Cunningham-Reid: I beg to move, at the end of the Question, to add: (11) The House shall not be counted during the first half-hour of any debate upon a Motion for the Adjournment made between two Orders of the Day or after the Orders of the Day have been disposed of, or after the interruption of business.

Business and Sittings of the House (30 Nov 1944)

Captain Alec Cunningham-Reid: I should like in my remarks, and further to that point of Order, to point out that this particular matter does not appear in Standing Orders at all. I think that is an omission of which the House is not aware. The question of the quorum and the count is not laid down in Standing Orders, though I think it is something which ought to be dealt with in the near future. For that additional reason...

Business and Sittings of the House (30 Nov 1944)

Captain Alec Cunningham-Reid: What the hon. Member has been saying sounds very much like a "Tribune" article, because he has only stated one side of the case and has avoided mentioning that the hon. and gallant Member for Marylebone was himself counted out on the previous day on the same subject and, indeed, counted out four times previous to that.

Business and Sittings of the House (30 Nov 1944)

Captain Alec Cunningham-Reid: I want to explain that the hon. Member has misunderstood the purpose of this Amend- ment. We want to ensure that an hon. Member bringing up a matter for discussion on the Adjournment can have sufficient time to state his case and for the Minister to answer directly afterwards, as generally occurs.


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