Results 21–33 of 33 for speaker:Mrs Mary McAlister

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Maternity and Geriatric Beds, Glasgow (27 Jan 1959)

Mrs Mary McAlister: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he now has anything further to report in relation to an extension of maternity bed accommodation in Glasgow, as this problem is still giving concern to those responsible for the maternity services of the city.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Maternity and Geriatric Beds, Glasgow (27 Jan 1959)

Mrs Mary McAlister: Whilst thanking the hon. Gentleman for that reply, may I ask whether he is aware that this is causing very grave concern, as I have stated in my Question, and that maternal and infant mortality figures were actually increased in the last M.O.H. Report? Is he aware that I am glad to hear that he is prepared to do something about this matter?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Maternity and Geriatric Beds, Glasgow (27 Jan 1959)

Mrs Mary McAlister: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many sanatorium beds have been rendered vacant in the Glasgow area as a result of the new techniques in the treatment of tuberculosis; and to what extent he expects that a proportion of these beds will be avail-able soon for geriatric purposes.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Maternity and Geriatric Beds, Glasgow (27 Jan 1959)

Mrs Mary McAlister: Whilst again thanking the hon. Gentleman for that reply, may I ask whether he is aware that large numbers of old people are still living in appalling conditions and that they cannot obtain geriatric beds? Is he aware that many of us are being driven to the reluctant conclusion that the Government have only two speeds—dead slow and stop—but that I am glad to know that they are making some...

Sanatorium, Longriggend (Closing) (26 Nov 1958)

Mrs Mary McAlister: I follow my hon. Friend the Member for Lanarkshire, North (Miss Herbison) only on one point, on account of shortage of time, but I have sat on these benches to await the debate because I feel so strongly about the Government's slowness in the use they are making at the moment of the empty sanatoria beds in Scotland. We were told, and I think that there are figures to prove it, that when the...

Sanatorium, Longriggend (Closing) (26 Nov 1958)

Mrs Mary McAlister: I was not necessarily referring only to Longriggend, but to many other hospitals which could well be used.

Orders of the Day — Queen's Speech: Debate on the Address [Second Day] (29 Oct 1958)

Mrs Mary McAlister: What optimism.

Orders of the Day — Scotland (Industry and Employment) (10 Jul 1958)

Mrs Mary McAlister: The outstanding thing to me in any consideration of industry and unemployment in Scotland is what I can only call the consistent complacency of the Government. That is all the more extraordinary when we realise that hon. Members opposite who represent Scottish seats have the interests of Scotland at heart. There is no doubt about that. The hon. Member for Fife, East (Sir J....

Oral Answers to Questions — Employment: Glasgow (9 Jul 1958)

Mrs Mary McAlister: asked the Minister of Labour whether his attention has been drawn to the steadily rising unemployment figures in Glasgow; whether he is aware that a substantial proportion of these figures refer to tradesmen, such as painters, who are normally busy at this time of year; and what steps he is taking to find alternative work for them.

Oral Answers to Questions — Employment: Glasgow (9 Jul 1958)

Mrs Mary McAlister: I thank the right hon. Gentleman for that reply, but it amazes me in the extreme. Is he aware that at least one big firm in Glasgow, Scottish Signs, which does not object to being quoted, has told me that painters are normally very hard to get at this time of year but this year they are ten a penny? What is more, semi-skilled men who normally find no difficulty in getting work in the yards at...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Hospitals, Glasgow (Maternity Beds) (13 May 1958)

Mrs Mary McAlister: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether his attention has been drawn to the shortage of hospital beds for maternity cases in Glasgow, a matter which, on account of the unsatisfactory housing conditions still obtaining in many districts, is causing concern to those responsible for the conduct of maternity and child welfare services in the City; and if he will undertake to ensure that...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Hospitals, Glasgow (Maternity Beds) (13 May 1958)

Mrs Mary McAlister: While thanking the right hon. Gentleman for that Answer, may I ask whether he is aware that this matter of beds for maternity cases is one of extreme urgency, since the infant mortality figures for Glasgow, although dramatically reduced in the last twenty years, are still about twice the national average?

Orders of the Day — Budget Proposals and Economic Situation (17 Apr 1958)

Mrs Mary McAlister: I hope I may look for the kindly indulgence which I am told is traditional when Members address the House for the first time. I trust that that indulgence will not be withheld, because I may find it a little difficult to adhere to what I am told is the traditional practice for new Members, which is to keep their remarks entirely outside the realm of controversy. Having just emerged from a...


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