Results 4781–4800 of 4852 for speaker:Mr Tom Driberg

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence: Proposed Public Meeting, London (4 Feb 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: Well, they show what side they are on?

Oral Answers to Questions — Jewish Refugees: Group-Captain C. H. Keith (3 Feb 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: asked the Secretary of State for Air the reason for the posting from Canada to England of Group-Captain C. H. Keith; and why this officer has been, or is shortly to be, retired?

Oral Answers to Questions — Jewish Refugees: Group-Captain C. H. Keith (3 Feb 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: Is it not a fact that this officer was brought back from Canada after serving eight months, although it had been laid down that he should serve not less than 18 months, and that he was given the highest tributes, officially and unofficially, for his efficiency?

Oral Answers to Questions — Jewish Refugees: Group-Captain C. H. Keith (3 Feb 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: Is it not more deplorable that they should be treated unjustly?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: Auxiliary Territorial Service (2 Feb 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: asked the Secretary of State for War whether he is aware that members of the Auxiliary Territorial Service serving at a camp, the location of which has been communicated to him, have been compelled to work with pick and shovel in road-making and perform other irregular duties; that they are quartered in damp, leaky huts; that even those of them who are engaged in kitchen and office duties...

Beveridge Report (Army Bureau of Current Affairs) (2 Feb 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: It was some weeks after the incident which we are now considering that I put down a Question to the right hon. Gentleman asking how many copies of this particular A.B.C.A. Bulletin had not been returned. He was unable to give me an answer, saying they were still coming in. A week later I asked him again, and again no answer was forthcoming from the War Office, because the returns were not...

Beveridge Report (Army Bureau of Current Affairs) (2 Feb 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: The present week's A.B.C.A. Bulletin deals with the political and economic situation in North Africa. Have His Majesty's Government a policy on that?

Beveridge Report (Army Bureau of Current Affairs) (2 Feb 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: Who is not here to-day.

Oral Answers to Questions — National War Effort: Pipe-Fitters (28 Jan 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware that the impending call-up of pipe-fitters under 30 years of age is likely to impede essential production; and whether he will take steps to ensure that workers in this category will not be called up while there is urgent skilled work for them to do in the shipbuilding and other war industries?

Oral Answers to Questions — National War Effort: Pipe-Fitters (28 Jan 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: Will the right hon. Gentleman consider deferring these men beyond the end of March in districts where there do not appear to be any pipe-fitters over 30, and where they are needed for essential war work?

Oral Answers to Questions — National War Effort: Labour Control (New Orders) (28 Jan 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: Does the last part of the answer of the right hon. Gentleman mean, broadly speaking, compulsory part-time work for the majority of married women?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: Beveridge Report (Bulletin) (26 Jan 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: asked the Secretary of State for War how many copies of the bulletin concerning the Beveridge Report, issued by the "Army Bureau of Current Affairs," were not returned after its withdrawal; and whether copies of it are to be made available for inspection by Members of this House?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Prisoners of War (26 Jan 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: asked the Secretary of State for War whether he will examine, with the Secretary of State for Air, the possibility of bringing home prisoners of war, on the cessation of hostilities, by transport aircraft rather than by less expeditious means?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Prisoners of War (26 Jan 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: Will the hon. and learned Gentleman bear in mind that it is as necessary not to be caught unprepared by the end of the war in this as in other matters, and that the difference of even a few weeks in getting home will mean a lot to these men after their long and wearisome ordeal?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: Beveridg e Report (Bureau of Current Affairs) (19 Jan 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: asked the Secretary of State for War how many copies of the bulletin concerning the Beveridge Report, issued by the Army Bureau of Current Affairs, were not returned after its withdrawal?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: Beveridg e Report (Bureau of Current Affairs) (19 Jan 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: Will the right hon. Gentleman consider making this bulletin available to Members of the House, out of the ample stocks now presumably in hand, so that they can judge for themselves how completely objective and harmless it is?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: Beveridg e Report (Bureau of Current Affairs) (19 Jan 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: It is not laudatory; it is impartial.

War Situation (19 Jan 1943)

Mr Tom Driberg: The right hon. Gentleman referred to the thrill of horror caused by Nazi atrocities, but is it not a fact that these atrocities have been going on since 1933, and is it not rather unfortunate the British Government concealed so effectively until 1939 the thrill of horror which it no doubt felt?

Oral Answers to Questions — Church Bells (Ringing) (17 Dec 1942)

Mr Tom Driberg: asked the Prime Minister whether he can now make any statement concerning church bells, having in mind both the general demand for a more effective form of invasion warning and the immediate desire of many of the public that the bells shall be rung on Christmas morning?

Oral Answers to Questions — Church Bells (Ringing) (17 Dec 1942)

Mr Tom Driberg: Does the right hon. Gentleman recall that a week ago he said that there was no danger of the question not being settled before Christmas, and is he aware that Christmas is coming?


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