Results 161–180 of 821 for speaker:Mr Phil Gallie

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment: Local Authorities (Powers) (26 May 1993)

Mr Phil Gallie: When considering the affairs of local authorities with the Association of County Councils, will my right hon. and learned Friend ascertain whether it has ever discussed local authorities' input with regard to security in prisons in their areas? Is he aware that yesterday five prisoners—serious offenders—escaped from Saughton prison—[Interruption.]

Prayers: Immigration Services (Prestwick Airport) (27 May 1993)

Mr Phil Gallie: Thank you for allowing me to raise this subject today, Madam Deputy Speaker. I am pleased to say that much has happened since I first sought to initiate the debate. There has been a considerable amount of contact between immigration department officials, senior officials and the management at Prestwick airport and that has been paralleled by my discussions with my hon. Friend the Minister. I...

Prayers: Immigration Services (Prestwick Airport) (27 May 1993)

Mr Phil Gallie: I accept what my hon. Friend says, but none of those airports has the diversionary role of Prestwick.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: NHS Staff (9 Jun 1993)

Mr Phil Gallie: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many additional nurses and doctors have been employed in the NHS since 1979; and if he will make a statement.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: NHS Staff (9 Jun 1993)

Mr Phil Gallie: When there are more doctors and more nurses, whose pay has risen by more than 40 per cent. in recent times, when nurses and junior doctors have shorter working hours, and when there are new hospitals and new clinics, why do Opposition Members always tell us that the morale of staff in the health service is at a low ebb?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Water (9 Jun 1993)

Mr Phil Gallie: Is my hon. Friend aware that Opposition Members have consistently opposed standing charges in public services? Is he aware that Labour-controlled Strathclyde regional council has just imposed a standing charge on water services? Does he not think that that is shameful'?

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Trident Refit (22 Jun 1993)

Mr Phil Gallie: Can my right hon. and learned Friend confirm the wisdom of the last four Conservative Secretaries of State for Defence, who assured Rosyth's future based on the successful achievements in the refitting and servicing of Britain's nuclear deterrent fleet?

Dockyards (24 Jun 1993)

Mr Phil Gallie: Did my right hon. and learned Friend hear the right hon. and learned Member for Monklands, East (Mr. Smith) refer earlier today to what he anticipated would be an announcement of thousands of job losses associated with Rosyth and Devonport? Will my right hon. and learned Friend confirm that the total number of jobs that the Ministry of Defence assesses will be lost are 450 at Rosyth and 350...

Orders of the Day — Trident Refit (Scottish Economy) (24 Jun 1993)

Mr Phil Gallie: I welcome this short debate, which follows a long period of doubt and argument. For me the past 24 hours have been the worst in many months. I really began to feel that Rosyth's argument for the maintenance of the submarine refit programme was about to disappear. The importance of the programme was the monopoly effect, and the long-term guarantee of work for people within the successful...

Orders of the Day — Trident Refit (Scottish Economy) (24 Jun 1993)

Mr Phil Gallie: I give way to my——

Orders of the Day — Trident Refit (Scottish Economy) (24 Jun 1993)

Mr Phil Gallie: Clearly the lion. Member for Greenock and Port Glasgow (Dr. Godrnan) and I differ about some things. On occasion we share common views, but certainly not on this issue. I identify with his recent comments on law and order, but those are not the subject of the debate tonight. Over recent months a heck of a lot of hypocrisy has been in evidence. I have been delighted to work with Members of...

Orders of the Day — Trident Refit (Scottish Economy) (24 Jun 1993)

Mr Phil Gallie: The child believed what the placard said because her family fortunes had been tied up for many years in the maintenance of the nuclear programme. We must examine the strategic reasons why Devonport has been selected. There is a 90-day period in which we must examine the credentials. Rosyth's strongest argument was its link with Faslane. I believe than. that important aspect was considered...

Orders of the Day — European Parliamentary Elections Bill: Clause 1 (6 Jul 1993)

Mr Phil Gallie: Will the hon. Gentleman give way?

Orders of the Day — European Parliamentary Elections Bill: Clause 1 (6 Jul 1993)

Mr Phil Gallie: The hon. Gentleman was discussing representation in Scotland. He suggests that there should be other constitutional changes there. Would not such constitutional changes mean that ultimately there would be a reduction in the representatives coming from Scotland to this place, as the hon. Member for Linlithgow (Mr. Dalyell) has suggested?

Orders of the Day — European Parliamentary Elections Bill: Clause 1 (6 Jul 1993)

Mr Phil Gallie: Will the hon. Gentleman tell us whether the idea of Councillor Foulkes, the councillor for Girvan, being dispatched to Strasbourg would be most popular with the hon. Member for Carrick, Cumnock and Doon Valley?

Orders of the Day — European Parliamentary Elections Bill: Clause 1 (6 Jul 1993)

Mr Phil Gallie: Does my hon. Friend agree that the place in which we need strength is the Council of Ministers? Does he also agree that that showed through when we won objective 1 status for the whole of the highlands?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Scottish Enterprise (7 Jul 1993)

Mr Phil Gallie: Is my hon. Friend aware of allegations made by the Labour MEPs MacMahon and McCubbin that Scottish Enterprise has misused European social funds? The fact that they have made those allegations may have jeopardised future funding. Will my hon. Friend confirm whether there is any truth in the allegations? If he cannot confirm their truth, will he condemn the actions of those who have been...

Local Government (Scotland) (8 Jul 1993)

Mr Phil Gallie: Is my right hon. Friend aware of the warm welcome from my constituency and the constituencies surrounding mine for the abolition of Strathclyde regional council? My constituents have never identified with that council. I thank my right hon. Friend for listening to the responses, which have allowed the establishment of a Kyle and Carrick council. My constituents will identify with that council...

Orders of the Day — Local Government and Water (Scotland) (14 Jul 1993)

Mr Phil Gallie: Will the hon. Gentleman give way?

Orders of the Day — Local Government and Water (Scotland) (14 Jul 1993)

Mr Phil Gallie: The hon. Gentleman referred to 11 Tory Members from Scotland. How many Scottish seats did he forecast the Tory party would get before the general election? Will he note that we achieved 25 per cent. of the vote at the general election?


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