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British Army (Women Medical Officers) (20 Apr 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: I feel that, however unpopular the case may be, I must say a word for what seems to me the rational as opposed to the purely emotional side of this argument. I am sorry to have to differ from my hon. Friends on this side of the House, but when they make the distinction between the routine inspection and the treatment in hospitals for actual diseases, for which they say soldiers will be...

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information: Invitations to Broadcast (Ministers and Members) (21 Apr 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: asked the Minister of Information whether it is the practice of his Ministry to confirm or veto invitations to broadcast issued by the British Broadcasting Corporation to Ministers or other Members of Parliament?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information: Invitations to Broadcast (Ministers and Members) (21 Apr 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: On a point of Order. I did say "No. 21." I will postpone Question No. 21 if the right hon. Gentleman has not the answer with him.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information: Invitations to Broadcast (Ministers and Members) (21 Apr 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: I will postpone Question 21, but I do not think Questions 22 and 23 can be answered together.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information: Service Departments (Public Relations) (21 Apr 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: asked the Minister of Information whether he has considered the Fourth Report from the Select Committee on National Expenditure on Public Relations Branches of Service Departments; and whether it is proposed to give effect to any of the Committee's recommendations, in particular, those numbered 1, 2 and 9 in the summary?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information: Service Departments (Public Relations) (21 Apr 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: Whatever streamlining of these services may be considered desirable, will the right hon. Gentleman bear in mind that some of the best news stories of this war have been produced by ordinary civilian journalists who have been given facilities by the Service Departments? Will he impress upon his colleagues the necessity of spreading these facilities as widely as possible?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information: Overseas Broadcasts (21 Apr 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: Is it not misleading to suggest that a minimum standard of subsistence is equivalent to a standard of comfort?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Service and Prison Chaplains (4 May 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the total annual charge on the public funds in respect of the pay of Service and prison chaplains?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Service and Prison Chaplains (4 May 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: Apart from this relatively small minority—consisting, of course, of all denominations—would it be correct to say that none of the clergy or bishops of the Church of England are paid by the State?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information: Invitations to Broadcast (Ministers and Members) (5 May 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: asked the Minister of Information whether it is the practice of his Ministry to confirm or veto invitations to broadcast issued by the British Broadcasting Corporation to Ministers or other Members of Parliament?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information: "Daily Worker" (12 May 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: I have postponed the Question by arrangement.

Civil Estimates, 1943: Army Lectures, Ipswich (Cancellation) (12 May 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: I do not think that these are A.B.C.A. lectures. The hon. Member for Ipswich (Mr. Stokes) did not say that they were.

Civil Estimates, 1943: Army Lectures, Ipswich (Cancellation) (12 May 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: But this is nothing to do with A.B.C.A. It comes under the Army Education Scheme, which is quite different.

Oral Answers to Questions — Police: Clothing Coupons (13 May 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware that the number of clothing coupons allowed to be retained by policemen, for the purchase of civilian clothing, underclothing, socks and household linen, is now approximately 33 for a period of 12 months; and if he will consider reducing the number of coupons which the police are required to surrender.

Oral Answers to Questions — Police: Clothing Coupons (13 May 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: Is the hon. Gentleman really suggesting that policemen, especially in rural areas, who have to cycle on an average 3o to 40 miles a day in the course of their duties, are sedentary workers?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: Detention Barracks (Conditions) (18 May 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: asked the Secretary of State for War (1) whether, in view of the widespread anxiety caused by allegations made in evidence at the inquest on Rifleman Clayton, he will make a statement on conditions and methods of discipline and inspection in detention barracks generally; (2) whether he is aware that treatment, similar to that which led to the death of Rifleman Clayton, has been administered...

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: Detention Barracks (Conditions) (18 May 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: Can the right hon. Gentleman say whether it is not the case that the inspectors' "frequent visits," of which he spoke, are always notified in advance to the responsible authorities in each barracks?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: Detention Barracks (Conditions) (18 May 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: asked the Secretary of State for War whether he is satisfied that the two medical examinations of soldiers sent to detention barracks are carried out generally with sufficient care?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Lifeboats (Improved Devices) (18 May 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: Will the hon. Gentleman consider extending these improvements as soon as possible to the smaller minelaying craft, many of which have no equipment whatever in their lifeboats?

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies: Ration Books and Identity Cards (Distribution) (26 May 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food whether he is aware that agricultural and other war workers in some rural districts have to travel as much as 14 miles each way to collect the new ration books; and whether, in view of transport and other difficulties, he will make other arrangements as soon as possible for local distribution?


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