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Oral Answers to Questions — Industrial Man-Power: Building Industry ( 7 Jun 1945)

Sir Geoffrey Mander: asked the Minister of Labour how many persons are now employed in the building industry; what steps are being taken to release more of such persons from the Services and other industries; and what action should be taken by employers and individuals desiring engagement in connection with housing in the national interest.

Oral Answers to Questions — Industrial Man-Power: Building Industry ( 7 Jun 1945)

Sir Geoffrey Mander: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that unless workers are made available for building houses great indignation will be caused among those who are waiting for these houses, particularly among Servicemen?

Oral Answers to Questions — Holidays with Pay ( 7 Jun 1945)

Sir Geoffrey Mander: asked the Minister of Labour the policy of the Government with regard to making holidays with pay statutory in those cases not covered by industrial agreements.

Oral Answers to Questions — Holidays with Pay ( 7 Jun 1945)

Sir Geoffrey Mander: Did not the Amulree Committee in 1928 recommend that, after a period of private negotiations, Government legislation should be introduced; and is it not very important that all workers should have the benefit of holidays with pay?

Oral Answers to Questions — Holidays with Pay ( 7 Jun 1945)

Sir Geoffrey Mander: But is the Minister not aware that a large number of people will not be covered by these arrangements?

Business of the House ( 7 Jun 1945)

Sir Geoffrey Mander: Do I understand from what the Prime Minister said that family allowances, under the new proposals, are not to be paid to men in the Services?

Orders of the Day — Ministry of Civil Aviation ( 6 Jun 1945)

Sir Geoffrey Mander: On the last occasion when we had a Debate on the subject of civil aviation, I remember that the ex-Minister of Aircraft Production stated that the future of civil aviation, according to the White Paper policy, could not be settled then but would have to await the result of the General Election. Is that still the case? It rather looks to me as if the Government were taking definite binding...

Orders of the Day — Ministry of Civil Aviation ( 6 Jun 1945)

Sir Geoffrey Mander: My hon. Friend has slightly misunderstood me. There had been considerable discussion about Scotland, and I say "Good luck to it," but I wanted to point out that there are other places in England and Wales.

Orders of the Day — Ministry of Civil Aviation ( 6 Jun 1945)

Sir Geoffrey Mander: Why this preference for Scotland?

Oral Answers to Questions — Persia (Allied Forces) ( 6 Jun 1945)

Sir Geoffrey Mander: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs the position with regard to the evacuation of Allied Forces from Persia, having regard to the note from the Persian Government on the subject.

Oral Answers to Questions — Persia (Allied Forces) ( 6 Jun 1945)

Sir Geoffrey Mander: Have the Persian Government been defeated on this matter?

Oral Answers to Questions — Wartime Ministries (Continuance) ( 6 Jun 1945)

Sir Geoffrey Mander: asked the Prime Minister if he is able to make any statement with reference to the future of the Ministries of Aircraft Production, Information, Production, Food, Supply and War Transport; and if it is intended to continue them, in whole or in part, as separate Ministries.

Orders of the Day — Housing (Temporary Accommodation) Bill ( 6 Jun 1945)

Sir Geoffrey Mander: The point we are now discussing is extremely important. It is impossible for us to pledge any future House or Government. It is all very well for the Minister to say that in ten years' time these temporary houses shall be brought to an end. He can be as definite and firm about it as he likes, but at that time if there is still a shortage of houses there will be, all sorts of pressure and...

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: General Election ( 5 Jun 1945)

Sir Geoffrey Mander: asked the Secretary of State for War if he is satisfied that the arrangements for placing the names of repatriated prisoners of war on the electoral register are working well; and what is the approximate percentage so registered.

Oral Answers to Questions — Release and Resettlement: Groups (31 May 1945)

Sir Geoffrey Mander: asked the Minister of Labour whether the groups to be demobilised under the Government Scheme will all come out at the same time in each of the three Services.

Oral Answers to Questions — Release and Resettlement: Groups (31 May 1945)

Sir Geoffrey Mander: Will my right hon. Friend give as much information as he can on this subject in view of the great interest taken in it?

Oral Answers to Questions — Release and Resettlement: Joint Production Committees (31 May 1945)

Sir Geoffrey Mander: asked the Minister of Labour how many Joint Production Committees there are in Wolver Hampton, Willenhall and Wednesfield; how far they are actively operating; and what steps he is taking to secure that such councils in general remain a permanent feature of our industrial organisation.

Oral Answers to Questions — Release and Resettlement: Joint Production Committees (31 May 1945)

Sir Geoffrey Mander: Will my right hon. Friend do all he can, by persuasion and negotiation, to persuade those concerned to carry on these committees?

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing: Ex-Servicemen (31 May 1945)

Sir Geoffrey Mander: asked the Minister of Health what steps he is taking to secure that a high proportion of all houses built shall be made available for Servicemen returning home; and if he has taken any census as to how far local authorities are doing this.

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing: Ex-Servicemen (31 May 1945)

Sir Geoffrey Mander: Does that mean that my right hon. and learned Friend is also discussing the matter with the local authorities, to see what steps they are taking? Is he aware that Wolver Hampton, for example, is reserving 75 per cent. of the houses for Servicemen?


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