Results 21–40 of 1714 for speaker:Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Washington Declaration (Balance of Payments) (20 Mar 1952)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: asked the President of the Board of Trade what measures have been taken by the United States authorities to implement the Ten-Point Washington Declaration of September, 1949, signed by representatives of the United States, Canadian and British Governments, by which the United States and Canadian Governments undertook to examine ways and means by which the United Kingdom would be enabled to...

Orders of the Day — Intestates' Estates Bill (28 Mar 1952)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: It is even worse than that because, under the 1950–51 Adoption Act, adopted children are treated as if they were of the whole blood. Therefore, we get the situation where adopted children are preferred to those of half-blood, and thus the half-blood, who cannot get adopted because they are blood relations, will be discriminated against even in favour of persons who are not blood relations...

Orders of the Day — Intestates' Estates Bill (28 Mar 1952)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: I believe that there is much more interest in the subject of wills and intestacy than the number of hon. Members present today would seem to imply. In the last century the subject of the will was the great subject for friction and I believe, even today, the question who is to get "Aunt Maude's" money is still of great interest to thousands of people. Therefore, anything that seeks to put the...

Orders of the Day — Intestates' Estates Bill (28 Mar 1952)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: They might, but they might not. If everyone is going to help everyone else there is no need to make legal rules as to where the money goes, but the object of this provision is to guard against the natural selfishness of people and to see that the money goes to the people who need it most. On balance the widow needs it, because she cannot earn in the future as the children can. If the widow is...

Orders of the Day — Intestates' Estates Bill (28 Mar 1952)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: It is a perfectly fair point, but I think we have to proceed on the basis, as is done in the courts, that we must not trust anybody too far, because if we are going to trust everybody all the way there is no need to make provision such as this at all. The argument for giving it to the widow is not made because she will not do the best for the children. In nine cases out of 10 she does, and...

Orders of the Day — U.S.S.R. and China (U.K. Trade) (22 Apr 1952)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: It is my duty tonight to raise a matter that has received a great deal of publicity over the past fortnight, and which is causing a good deal of bewilderment and intense interest in the county, one of whose representatives I have the honour to be. This is the account we have had of large so-called trade agreements being signed in Moscow for the sale of textiles both to the U.S.S.R. and China....

National Health Service Bill (Time-Table) (23 Apr 1952)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: Give the hon. and learned Gentleman three years.

Oral Answers to Questions — Employment: S. Smith & Sons, Ltd., Cricklewood (6 May 1952)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: In view of the fact that this firm is engaged on defence orders, among other things, has the Minister any information to show that this strike is in any way Communist inspired?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Board of Trade (Staff) (8 May 1952)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: asked the President of the Board of Trade (1) what is the size of the staff at present employed in the Statistics Division of his Department; (2) whether he will consider simplifying and reducing the questionnaire sent out by the Statistics Division of his Department.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Board of Trade (Staff) (8 May 1952)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: Is my right hon. Friend aware that his answer will give immense satisfaction to industry?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Paint Trade (Questionnaires) (8 May 1952)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: asked the President of the Board of Trade whether the results of the questionnnaires sent out from the Statistics Division of his Department to the paint trade for the year 1949 have yet been issued.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Paint Trade (Questionnaires) (8 May 1952)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: Is my right hon. Friend aware that owing to the lateness of the publication of these results they are quite useless?

Orders of the Day — Fourth Schedule. — (Purchase Tax: Prescribed Lists for Wearing Apparel and for Cloth, etc.) (13 May 1952)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: I have not intervened in the Purchase Tax debate on textiles so far although it is a matter which concerns my constituents very closely. I have, however, listened throughout all the many debates on this subject and it has emerged quite clearly that there is an irreconcilable dilemma in the imposition of this tax. I was much struck by a statement made by the hon. Lady the Member for...

Orders of the Day — European Situation (14 May 1952)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: Surely the hon. Gentleman means a tripartisan foreign policy?

Orders of the Day — European Situation (14 May 1952)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: The hon. Gentleman the Member for Edge Hill (Mr. Irvine) opened his speech by saying that between the two sides of this Committee there was a deep cleavage of opinion on the question of German re-armament. I have been here throughout this debate and it seems to me that the majority of speakers from his side have emphasised the bi-partisan nature of their policy. In particular, the right hon....

Clause 45. — (Bodies Corporate Not Ordinarily Resident in the United Kingdom.) (26 May 1952)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: I want to put a question to the Chancellor. Do the profits that are brought into charge by this Clause include in their computation any amount of Excess Profits Levy that these foreign companies may have to pay in their countries? I know that there has been great mitigation on this question of double taxation, but I am under the impression that that has been related largely to Income Tax...

Clause 53. — (Assessment and Collection, etc.) (26 May 1952)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: On a point of order. I am not experienced in these matters, but I understood it was not competent for a Private Member to move an Amendment which would increase the burden on the taxpayer. I gathered that that was a well-established constitutional principle, and I should like to know how it comes about that this Amendment is in order when undoubtedly it increases the burden on the taxpayer....

Orders of the Day — Marine and Aviation Insurance (War Risks) Bill (16 Jun 1952)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: Surely the urgency of this Bill is crystal clear in spite of what the hon. Member for Enfield, East (Mr. Ernest Davies) has just said. It is because there may at any time be an extension of the situation, not of war in the old sense of near war, but in the Korean sense, and that at that moment the market will be unable to cope with the matter. We hope it will not happen: we all think it will...

Orders of the Day — Marine and Aviation Insurance (War Risks) Bill (16 Jun 1952)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: That may be so, but the owners have to prove war risk or marine risk, and they often fall between two stools. I think it is necessary that war risk should be more closely defined than appears in the definition Clause, and I would ask the Minister to look at that point again.

Orders of the Day — Marine and Aviation Insurance (War Risks) Bill (16 Jun 1952)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: I think the hon. and learned Gentleman will find that when it came to the point it was marine risk which was underwritten by the Government.


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