Results 2501–2520 of 2596 for speaker:Mr Greville Janner

Oral Answers to Questions — Council House Building (Leicester) (30 Jun 1971)

Mr Greville Janner: asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many council houses have been completed in the city of Leicester during each of the last three years for which records are available.

Oral Answers to Questions — Council House Building (Leicester) (30 Jun 1971)

Mr Greville Janner: Is the hon. Gentleman aware that, no doubt in common with other hon. Members, the single largest category of complaints that I receive in Leicester concerns housing problems? Is he aware that the council have completed 200 or 300 houses in each of the past two years and that the housing manager estimates that 23,000 people are involved in housing lists? Would he not do something to stimulate...

Oral Answers to Questions — House Building (30 Jun 1971)

Mr Greville Janner: asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many houses he estimates have been completed in England and Wales during the 12 months ended 17th June, 1971.

Oral Answers to Questions — House Building (30 Jun 1971)

Mr Greville Janner: How many people does the hon. Gentleman estimate are on housing lists awaiting decent homes, and will he say whether he is prepared en a national basis to take some steps to stimulate the building of low-cost housing?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: European Economic Community (29 Jun 1971)

Mr Greville Janner: asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food whether he will now give his revised estimate as to the expected rise in food prices in Great Britain if Great Britain joins the European Economic Community.

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: European Economic Community (29 Jun 1971)

Mr Greville Janner: In the reply to which he has referred the right hon. Gentleman assured the House that figures were being prepared. Is it not deplorable that the figures are not yet available? Is not the delay in producing the figures caused because food prices are constantly increasing and the longer the Government postpone the time when they estimate the increase the lower the increase will be?

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Stray Dogs (24 Jun 1971)

Mr Greville Janner: asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he is satisfied with the operation of the law regarding stray dogs; and whether he will make a statement.

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Stray Dogs (24 Jun 1971)

Mr Greville Janner: While I accept, to some extent, the hon. Gentleman's answer, is it not true, nevertheless, that there are about 100,000 stray dogs loose in the country at any one time? To many people, this is a serious problem, especially at holiday times when dogs are dumped on our roads. Many people do not regard this as a laughing matter. They feel that the law should be enforced and that the person who...

Oral Answers to Questions — Social Services: Invisible Hearing Aids (22 Jun 1971)

Mr Greville Janner: asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether he will now arrange for ear-level OL 67 invisible hearing aids to be made available under the National Health Service for adult patients; and if he will make a statement.

Oral Answers to Questions — Social Services: Invisible Hearing Aids (22 Jun 1971)

Mr Greville Janner: Does not the hon. Gentleman agree that the time has come to abolish these nasty, red, old-fashioned ugly knobs from the ears of National Health Service patients? If the other invisible aids are all right for children up to the age of 14, why are they not all right for adults'? Why, for the sake of coppers, do older people have this indignity imposed upon them in addition to the suffering...

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Soviet Union (Treatment of Jews) (21 Jun 1971)

Mr Greville Janner: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether, in view of the further and recent trials of Jews in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics arising from their desire to leave that country for Israel in accordance with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights to which the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics is a party, he will now make further representations to the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Soviet Union (Treatment of Jews) (21 Jun 1971)

Mr Greville Janner: While I readily appreciate the right hon. Member's views, may I ask whether he is aware that the series of show trials unfortunately continue this week with the trial of a woman called Miss Raiza Palatnik? Can he not find it possible to make some representation to the Soviet authorities, asking that independent observers or the foreign Press be admitted to these trials so that Soviet justice...

Oral Answers to Questions — Defence: Beira Patrol (17 Jun 1971)

Mr Greville Janner: Is the hon. Gentleman aware that the only firing which has taken place against merchant shipping in recent times has been the piratical attack on the tanker "Coral Sea" last week? Will he state the Government's unqualified condemnation of that attack and others like it?

Oral Answers to Questions — Education and Science: Speech Therapists (10 Jun 1971)

Mr Greville Janner: asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science whether she will issue a circular to local authorities, advising them to appoint speech therapists specifically to treat schoolchildren who suffer from stammering.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education and Science: Speech Therapists (10 Jun 1971)

Mr Greville Janner: Children who stammer often have their lives made miserable by their schoolmates and suffer psychologically, and their condition deteriorates. All their lives they suffer from a disease which some people consider funny but which to the sufferers is very serious indeed. Would the right hon. Lady make some firm effort at school level to have this ailment properly treated by speech therapists,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education and Science: Schoolchildren (Insurance Cover) (10 Jun 1971)

Mr Greville Janner: Does not the right hon. Lady agree that compensation in such cases should not depend upon proving negligence against the school and that the child should be entitled to compensation through proper insurance even where no one has been negligent? Can she tell us how much it would cost to provide such personal accident insurance for schoolchildren?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: European Economic Community (8 Jun 1971)

Mr Greville Janner: asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food whether, in view of the agreement for the transitional period of Great Britain's entry into the Common Market, in the event of Great Britain's acceding to the Treaty of Rome he will introduce legislation to control food prices during that period.

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: European Economic Community (8 Jun 1971)

Mr Greville Janner: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that, whatever our views on entry into the Common Market—and we do not appear to be entirely united on this—all hon. Members are concerned at the prospective rise in food prices? Will he not give an assurance that if we do enter the Common Market the Government will control that rise?

Unemployment (Leicester) (28 May 1971)

Mr Greville Janner: I am pleased to have this opportunity to raise in the House a matter which, though it may appear parochial, reflects a situation which prevails in many parts of the country. I refer to unemployment in the City of Leicester and the Leicester area—an area which has enjoyed prosperity throughout the centuries but which, in common with many similar parts of the country, is beginning to suffer...

Unemployment (Leicester) (28 May 1971)

Mr Greville Janner: When will that be?


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