Results 1521–1540 of 1714 for speaker:Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: British Designs (Japanese Copying) (28 Oct 1954)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: Has my right hon. Friend taken the opportunity of the visit to this country of the Japanese Prime Minister to discuss this important subject with him?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Monopolies Commission (Procedure) (28 Oct 1954)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will take steps to require the Monopolies Commission to adopt a judicial procedure in place of their present procedure when conducting examinations.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Monopolies Commission (Procedure) (28 Oct 1954)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: Is my right hon. Friend aware that the procedural change suggested is quite small and would mean carrying with it the confidence of the businesses which are being examined? Is my right hon. Friend further aware that the change involved is merely that of making the Commission more of an arbitrator and less that of an inquisitor or prosecutor? Would not that be a quite simple change to make,...

International Organisations (Immunities and Privileges) (21 Oct 1954)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: I should like to ask two or three questions of my hon. Friend, because I did not hear all of his speech, being out of the Chamber for part of it. To what extent are we blazing the trail here? What other nations have agreed to these various international instruments and have also written into their domestic law the very considerable privileges we are asked to write into our domestic law? That...

International Organisations (Immunities and Privileges) (21 Oct 1954)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: Let me follow that up. Would the hon. Member agree that it would be right for the United States to treat American employees of the United Nations who are working in New York more severely than they treat employees who happen to be citizens of other countries?

Oral Answers to Questions — Employment: Older Persons (27 Jul 1954)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: Do not the figures show a considerable improvement on those of two years ago when managers of labour exchanges were being retired almost automatically at the age of 60?

Orders of the Day — Raw Cotton Commission (Dissolution) (22 Jul 1954)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: Except there is no war.

Crichel Down (20 Jul 1954)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: That is often argued and often is accepted as sufficient punishment.

Orders of the Day — Indian Textile Imports (12 Jul 1954)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: Despite the lateness of the hour, and the fact that hon. Members are somewhat fatigued, I wish to raise a matter which is of great moment, not only to my constituents, but, indeed, to the whole of Lancashire, and that is the immense increase in the number and quantity of textiles imported into this country from India. Indian textiles are admitted without quota, and virtually with tariff, and...

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture: Wages Arrears (Prosecutions) (1 Jul 1954)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: Is not the proportion of prosecutions in the cases discovered much the same as under the Factory Acts and similar Acts?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: British Textiles (Indian Tariffs) (22 Jun 1954)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he will draw the attention of the Government of India to the resentment in Lancashire caused by the Indian tariff against British textiles: and what other steps the Government are taking in this matter.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: British Textiles (Indian Tariffs) (22 Jun 1954)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: Are not Indian textiles allowed into this country virtually free? Is it not time my right hon. Friend insisted on some reciprocity in the matter?

Supreme Court Officers (Pensions) Bill (29 Apr 1954)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: I think that the answer to the question posed by the right hon. and learned Member for Neepsend (Sir F. Soskice), the ton. Member for Edge Hill (Mr. A. J. Irvine) and others—that is to say, why should there be this connection between the abandonment of patronage and the right to a pension?—is surely this, and it was touched upon by my right hon. and learned Friend the Member for...

Supreme Court Officers (Pensions) Bill (29 Apr 1954)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: That may well be, but it makes me even more frightened, and I am obliged to the hon. Member for his intervention. What I am afraid of is that under the new arrangements that have been come to, judges' clerks will be appointed much younger and retire at a much younger age. From the public interest point of view, that will be very bad. I am very glad we have with us tonight my right hon. and...

Oral Answers to Questions — Poland and Hungary (Trade Negotiations) (28 Apr 1954)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: Does the same negative report apply to negotiations with Bulgaria and Rumania?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: T.A. Civilian Clerks (Pay) (13 Apr 1954)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: asked the Secretary of State for War if he will consider raising the pay of civilian clerks attached to the Territorial Army.

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: T.A. Civilian Clerks (Pay) (13 Apr 1954)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: As the Territorial Army seems to be built on a mountain of paper, and since the dealings with that paper at the battalion orderly room level sometimes leave something to be desired, does not my right hon. Friend think that it would improve both the efficiency and, in the end, the economy of the Service if the conditions of civilian clerks could be made more attractive, because at present, I...

Orders of the Day — Canal Zone (Conditions) (11 Mar 1954)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: rose—

CHARITABLE TRUSTS (VALIDATION) BELL [Lords] (10 Mar 1954)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: This is a very curious Bill and, were it not for the fact that the House is anxious to get on to other business, I should have liked to make some criticism of the principle underlying it. It is entirely retro- spective in operation and deals with an artificial slice in the long history of charities which is bound in the beginning by this shock of the decided cases—a shock which I do not...

Oral Answers to Questions — Cyprus: Human Rights (24 Feb 1954)

Mr Charles Fletcher-Cooke: Will my right hon. Friend agree that laws against sedition which are not at present enforced should either be repealed or enforced, because there is nothing worse than having laws openly defied, and not having them either enforced or repealed?


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