Results 1–20 of 1806 for speaker:Colonel Sir Alan Gomme-Duncan

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: United States Forces, United Kingdom (Petrol) (25 Mar 1958)

Colonel Sir Alan Gomme-Duncan: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer on what terms American Service men in Great Britain are allowed tax-free petrol.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: United States Forces, United Kingdom (Petrol) (25 Mar 1958)

Colonel Sir Alan Gomme-Duncan: Bearing in mind the fact that we all wish American Service men the best possible conditions while they are serving in our country, will my right hon. Friend say whether they are better off in this respect than our own Service men?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Works: Sir Walter Raleigh (Statue) (4 Mar 1958)

Colonel Sir Alan Gomme-Duncan: Is my right hon. Friend aware that this man Raleigh introduced the abominable habit of tobacco-smoking into this country? Would it not be much better to erect a statue of James VI and I, who cut his head off?

Oral Answers to Questions — Employment: Orchestras (Foreign-born Conductors) (26 Feb 1958)

Colonel Sir Alan Gomme-Duncan: Does my right hon. Friend realise that it is necessary to cut right across nationality to get the best musicians?

Orders of the Day — Civil Estimates, Supplementary Estimate, 1957–58: Agricultural and Food Services (30 Jan 1958)

Colonel Sir Alan Gomme-Duncan: In view of what my right hon. Friend has said, that we all know the danger of foot-and-mouth disease, is it not very foolish to start importing Charollais bulls from France, a country which has a very bad record of foot-and-mouth disease?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force: Married Quarters, Habbaniya (31 Jul 1957)

Colonel Sir Alan Gomme-Duncan: asked the Secretary of State for Air how many airmen's married quarters there are in Habbaniya, Iraq; how many married airmen are waiting for quarters; and when it is expected that those waiting will be accommodated.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Works: Earl Lloyd George (Memorial) (23 Jul 1957)

Colonel Sir Alan Gomme-Duncan: Is my right hon. Friend aware that many of us are alarmed about the choice of artist? If the statue is to be anything like the Field Marshal Smuts Memorial, we shall not want any more.

Oral Answers to Questions — Railways: Non-Smoking Compartments (17 Jul 1957)

Colonel Sir Alan Gomme-Duncan: Will my hon. Friend agree that the real difficulty is to stop people smoking in non-smoking compartments, and also in the Library of the House of Commons?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: Transit of Animals (15 Jul 1957)

Colonel Sir Alan Gomme-Duncan: Does my right hon. Friend not agree that one of the features which is most unsatisfactory is the manner of the provision of milk for the calves to drink en route? It seems that calves are expected to drink as adults drink instead of being helped with sucking instruments, which are on the market, and the use of which would improve matters enormously.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Mass X-ray Anti-Tuberculosis Campaigns (14 May 1957)

Colonel Sir Alan Gomme-Duncan: Is my hon. Friend aware that the figures for Perth constitute not only a record for the British Isles, but for every city in the world?

Orders of the Day — Housing and Town Development (Scotland) Bill (18 Feb 1957)

Colonel Sir Alan Gomme-Duncan: Will the hon. and learned Gentleman tell us what he would have said if he had been making a party speech?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Highland Dancing (Entertainments Duty) (14 Feb 1957)

Colonel Sir Alan Gomme-Duncan: In view of the fact that Highland dancing is immensely superior from a cultural point of view to ballet in the ordinary sense or variety—

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Highland Dancing (Entertainments Duty) (14 Feb 1957)

Colonel Sir Alan Gomme-Duncan: —will not my hon. Friend give this matter very careful attention to see whether he cannot do something about it?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Deer (5 Feb 1957)

Colonel Sir Alan Gomme-Duncan: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what action he proposes to take on the agreed proposals on deer in Scotland submitted to him by the interested parties.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Deer (5 Feb 1957)

Colonel Sir Alan Gomme-Duncan: Whilst thanking my noble Friend for that Answer, may I ask if he would speed up in every way he can, particularly in view of the season?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Tay Road Bridge (5 Feb 1957)

Colonel Sir Alan Gomme-Duncan: Will my hon. Friend realise that not everyone agrees that Dundee is the best place to have a road bridge across the Tay?

Orders of the Day — Army Supplementary Estimate, 1956–57 (5 Feb 1957)

Colonel Sir Alan Gomme-Duncan: By whom?

Orders of the Day — Army Supplementary Estimate, 1956–57 (5 Feb 1957)

Colonel Sir Alan Gomme-Duncan: I will not follow what was said by the hon. Member for Dudley (Mr. Wigg), although I enjoyed his speech enormously, as I always do enjoy his speeches. It does not mean that I agree with all of it, but the hon. Gentleman was right in saying, as have other hon. Members on both sides of the Committee, that there are things in War Office administration which are far from right and which need to...

Orders of the Day — Army Supplementary Estimate, 1956–57 (5 Feb 1957)

Colonel Sir Alan Gomme-Duncan: The right hon. Lady the Member for Warrington (Dr. Summerskill) is the first in my mind, and I am glad that so many hon. Members opposite have contradicted the right hon. Lady in saying that our troops behaved horribly and callously.

Orders of the Day — Army Supplementary Estimate, 1956–57 (5 Feb 1957)

Colonel Sir Alan Gomme-Duncan: It was perfectly obvious to everybody—


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