Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty what is the present number of unestablished employés in His Majesty's naval establishments who have 10 years or more continuous service to their credit; and whether he will now consider making arrangements for such employés to be placed on the established list provided that their services have been satisfactory?
Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty whether arrangements have yet been made to readjust the quota of men placed on the established list in His Majesty's naval establishment to one for one; and, if not, by what date it may to anticipated that such a ratio will be in operation?
Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Minister of Transport whether in view of the fact that the French authorities have successfully introduced for the last 10 years the system of parking cars on alternate days on different sides of the streets, he will consider the desirability of adopting a similar practice in this country; and, if his Department is adverse to any such action, whether he will state what are the...
Captain Leonard Plugge: Is it not a fact that foreign broadcasting stations provide ample opportunity for the learning of modern languages?
Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty the starting pay of the Royal Marine Police and what maximum they are able to reach?
Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty whether, in view of the decision in connection with the claim for an increase of pay for mechanics employed in Admiralty establishments, that due regard is to be had to the intention of the Shipbuilding Employers' Federation to increase their rates of pay by 2s. per week as from April next, he will arrange that any award which may be made in...
Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty whether his attention has been called to the anomaly that whereas service pensioners employed in His Majesty's dockyards and naval establishments are permitted to retain their pensions in addition to their wages, civil pensioners are prohibited by law from receiving in reemployed pay and pension more than the amount of their wages at the time...
Captain Leonard Plugge: Does not the hon. Member consider that a man who has earned his pension should be entitled to continue to have it until the end of his days, and that it should not be withdrawn upon his being employed?
Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Under-Secretary of State for Air whether, in view of the announcement of the need for new apprentices for the Royal Air Force, he will state the numbers of mechanics in the Air Force to whom within the last two years permission to re-engage for another period of 12 years has been refused after the completion of their first 12 years' service; and what is the average age of such men...
Captain Leonard Plugge: Will the Under-Secretary say what assistance his Department gives to the men who are dropped from the service through no fault of their own?
Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Under-Secretary of State for Air, in view of the announcement that 1,000 boys between 15 and 17 years of age will be required by the Royal Air Force for training in August and September, the number of such boys who will have a reasonable chance of making service in the force a career; and whether all of them, providing they are efficient, will be given at the conclusion of their...
Captain Leonard Plugge: Cannot the Under-Secretary take steps to make industrial employment in the Royal Air Force a career instead of a possibility?
Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Secretary of State for War whether he can now make a statement regarding the court-martial of a guardsman for refusing to shave off his moustache; under what Army Regulations this was done; and how the Regulations are administered for the various regiments of the Army?
Captain Leonard Plugge: Is a man before enlisting told about these complicated Regulations regarding the wearing of a moustache?
Captain Leonard Plugge: Is the hon. and gallant Gentleman aware that many foreign countries charge more than we do, in one case as much as £2, for licence fees, and will he oppose any motion to reduce this fee, which would cripple the British broadcasting service and jeopardise the prestige of the British broadcasting service in Europe?
Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty whether he will consider the desirability of extending establishment to all dockyard employés after 10 years' service?
Captain Leonard Plugge: Does my hon. Friend not consider that if the men were established it would tend towards greater contentment among them and better control by those who look after them?
Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty how many officers under the age of 35 have retired from His Majesty's Navy during the past three years under the various schemes to encourage early retirement in order to reduce excess numbers; and whether he will consider the desirability of arranging to re-engage some of these officers who are willing to rejoin, in view of the decision to...
Captain Leonard Plugge: Is my hon. Friend aware that some of these retired naval officers take their retirement somewhat to heart, and could he not consider offering facilities for these men to rejoin if they so desire?
Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Minister of Labour whether, with the object of securing the proper training of the young in skilled occupations, he will investigate the extent to which membership of unions is being refused to such young men and women, even though partially trained, on the ground that there are unemployed among the members of the unions?