Results 81–100 of 1155 for speaker:Mr Gilbert Longden

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Service: Scotland (30 Apr 1973)

Mr Gilbert Longden: Did I understand my hon. Friend aright? Did he say that only 75 per cent. of Scotsmen wished to work outside Scotland?

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment: Home Ownership (18 Apr 1973)

Mr Gilbert Longden: asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what steps he is taking to encourage home ownership, in view of the recent increase in mortgage interest.

Orders of the Day — Public Indecency Bill (13 Apr 1973)

Mr Gilbert Longden: I beg to move, That the Bill be now read a Second time. In May 1971 the Society of Conservative Lawyers appointed a sub-committee to consider certain matters concerning what it summed up as being the pollution of the mind". The chairman of the sub-committee was my hon. and learned Friend the Solicitor-General and its vice-chairman my hon. Friend the Member for Isle of Thanet (Mr....

Orders of the Day — Public Indecency Bill (13 Apr 1973)

Mr Gilbert Longden: I should like to point out that the hon. Gentleman has talked about the whole debate, but he was not present when I opened the debate, nor was he present when my right hon. Friend the Member for Ashford (Mr. Deedes) spoke. I wonder when the hon. Gentleman came into the Chamber.

Orders of the Day — Public Indecency Bill (13 Apr 1973)

Mr Gilbert Longden: Accepted.

Orders of the Day — Public Indecency Bill (13 Apr 1973)

Mr Gilbert Longden: I thank my hon. and learned Friend the Minister of State for having come to the House and for what he has just said. In the very first sentence with which I opened the debate I acknowledged my indebtedness to my hon. and learned Friend, but as only your deputy and I were in the Chamber at the time, Mr. Speaker, that did not get very wide publicity. I agree that it would be much better for...

Oral Answers to Questions — Social Services: Industrial Relations (Prime Minister's Speech) (3 Apr 1973)

Mr Gilbert Longden: Was not one of the messages in that speech that there is too much conservatism in industry? Does my right hon. Friend agree that conservatism with a small "c", just like liberalism with a small "1", is potentially disastrous to the country? Does my right hon. Friend agree that both sides of industry would do well to recognise that change is their ally?

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Police (Firearms) (29 Mar 1973)

Mr Gilbert Longden: Is my right hon. Friend aware that in the absence of the sanction of capital punishment it must inevitably follow, as night follows day, that the police will end up by being armed?

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Middle East (29 Mar 1973)

Mr Gilbert Longden: asked the Prime Minister if he will seek to make an early official visit to the Middle East.

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Middle East (29 Mar 1973)

Mr Gilbert Longden: Is my right hon. Friend aware that there is a feeling abroad that, all other agencies having patently failed, Her Majesty's Government, either alone or in collaboration with our Community partners, might act as a catalyst to bring the two sides together? Is he aware that the Arabs have at last conceded the right of Israel to exist but will not sit down and negotiate until she withdraws to...

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment: Itinerant Tinkers (A41) (28 Mar 1973)

Mr Gilbert Longden: asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what steps his Department is taking to deal with the problems caused by itinerant tinkers on the A41 between Bushey and Watford.

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment: Itinerant Tinkers (A41) (28 Mar 1973)

Mr Gilbert Longden: I am glad to hear that answer. Is my right hon. Friend aware that his Department, from the Secretary of State down, has long been aware of the scandalously polluted state of this road and the flagrant flouting of the law by these itinerant tinkers? Is he further aware that many suggestions have been advanced by the hon. Member for Hertfordshire, South-West and other even wiser minds, but that...

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment: Itinerant Tinkers (A41) (28 Mar 1973)

Mr Gilbert Longden: I regret that in view of the unsatisfactory nature of the reply I must give notice that I shall seek to raise the matter on the Adjournment at the earliest possible moment.

Oral Answers to Questions — Employment: Factories (Prosecutions) (27 Mar 1973)

Mr Gilbert Longden: Will my right hon. Friend say when action will be taken on the Robens Report?

Oral Answers to Questions — Employment: United Kingdom (Entry Security) (27 Mar 1973)

Mr Gilbert Longden: asked the Prime Minister if he is satisfied with the co-ordination between the Northern Ireland Office and the Home Office in the matter of security precautions in controlling entry into the United Kingdom from Eire and Northern Ireland, respectively.

Oral Answers to Questions — Employment: United Kingdom (Entry Security) (27 Mar 1973)

Mr Gilbert Longden: Would my right hon. Friend care to hazard a guess at how much longer the people of Great Britain will tolerate in Northern Ireland on the one hand the conspiracy of silence which shields these brutal murderers— whose identities must be know to hundreds of their fellow citizens—and on the other hand the obduracy of some of those who so quaintly call themselves loyalists?

Oral Answers to Questions — Social Services: Economic Policy (20 Mar 1973)

Mr Gilbert Longden: Will my right hon. Friend confirm whether or not an offer of another week's holiday for the miners would be within the counter-inflation policy and the code?

Northern Ireland (White Paper) (20 Mar 1973)

Mr Gilbert Longden: Is my right hon. Friend aware that he and his Ministerial colleagues in the Northern Ireland Office have earned the gratitude of the whole of the United Kingdom for the courage, wisdom and patience which they have displayed over the last 12 months? Is he further aware that our devout hope and prayer is that these proposals will lead to peace and prosperity in Northern Ireland?

Oral Answers to Questions — West Germany (Visit) (15 Mar 1973)

Mr Gilbert Longden: All his allies were fully informed of and agreed with Herr Brandt's Ostpolitik, but did my right hon. Friend discuss with Herr Brandt the urgent necessity of all the Western allies speaking with one voice at the European Security Conference?

Oral Answers to Questions — Education and Science: Student Grants (13 Mar 1973)

Mr Gilbert Longden: Has my right hon. Friend received a recommendation, unanimously passed by the Conservative National Advisory Committee on Education, urging that action should be taken in this matter? For example, will it be possible soon to raise the threshold above which parents have to make a contribution?


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