Results 181–200 of 515 for speaker:Captain Leonard Plugge

Oral Answers to Questions — Iran.: Communications. (1 Oct 1941)

Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he proposes to take over the Iranian post office which controls telegraph radio communications with Berlin and Rome?

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence.: Political Warfare. (11 Sep 1941)

Captain Leonard Plugge: Will this Committee be empowered to establish the special organisation and acquire the material so much needed for the expansion of our broadcasting system?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scientific Advisory Committee. (17 Jul 1941)

Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Lord President of the Council what liaison has been established between the Scientific Advisory Committee and the various scientific and technical institutions in this country?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scientific Advisory Committee. (17 Jul 1941)

Captain Leonard Plugge: Has the British Association of Chemists or the Institute of Chemistry been consulted by the Committee on matters affecting chemists since it has been set up?

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry.: Reserve Stocks, Chatham and Rochester. (3 Jul 1941)

Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Secretary for Mines what he estimates to be the necessary amount of coal which should be stocked under the auspices of the local authorities in Chatham and Rochester, respectively, as a reserve for the coming winter?

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry.: Reserve Stocks, Chatham and Rochester. (3 Jul 1941)

Captain Leonard Plugge: Will the hon. Gentleman give every possible assistance in maintaining stocks?

Orders of the Day — Supply. (3 Jul 1941)

Captain Leonard Plugge: I listened with great interest to the statement made by my right hon. Friend the Lord President of the Council, but I was somewhat disappointed when he referred to the transmission of our news to foreign enemy and occupied countries that no mention was made of any proposals for the improvement of the means by which we transmit that news. I was reminded of a group of persons in a railway...

Orders of the Day — Supply. (3 Jul 1941)

Captain Leonard Plugge: They were made by me continually since and prior to the war to the Government in this House. This is what the Prime Minister said in his last speech during the Crete Debate: The further question arises as to what would happen if you allowed the enemy to advance and overrun, without cost to himself, the most precious and valuable strategic points." — [OFFICIAL REPORT, 10th June, 1941; col....

Orders of the Day — Supply. (3 Jul 1941)

Captain Leonard Plugge: I will deal with that special point in a moment. To comprehend the relative importance of the war in the new battlefield of the ether world, may I survey for a moment the results of the fight on that front, to date? Up till now Germany has conquered or invaded 13 different countries, covering a total area of 950,000 square miles and comprising a population of 175,000,000 inhabitants. Out of...

Orders of the Day — Supply. (3 Jul 1941)

Captain Leonard Plugge: In order to do so, I should have to detain the Committee still further, and I should have to tell hon. Members exactly what jamming is and what ways there are of jamming and of counter-jamming. As I was saying, for lands conquered without bloodshed, hardly any money has been expended, no risks incurred, no ammunition, no loss of war material, no expenditure in loss of life. The country...

Orders of the Day — Supply. (3 Jul 1941)

Captain Leonard Plugge: The countries to which my right hon. Friend has referred can receive our medium-wave transmissions, whereas Bulgaria and Rumania cannot. That is my whole point.

Oral Answers to Questions — Bombed-Out Traders (1 Jul 1941)

Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he can make any statement on the proposal to establish marquee markets, to enable bombed-out traders to continue their business after raids?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scientific and Engineering Advisory Committees (Technical Advice). (1 Jul 1941)

Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Lord President of the Council whether he is aware that both the Scientific Advisory Committee and the Engineering Advisory Committee are not in every case able to obtain immediately essential technical advice, or to select persons most able to give such advice, particularly with regard to matters affecting chemistry and physics; and whether, in these circumstances, he can arrange...

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign Service (Reforms). (18 Jun 1941)

Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the revised system for the Diplomatic Service will include provisions for ensuring that heads of missions abroad have expert advice on scientific and technical matters as well as commerce, finance, military, social and labour questions?

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign Service (Reforms). (18 Jun 1941)

Captain Leonard Plugge: Does my right hon. Friend not consider that, in view of what Lord Beaverbrook said on the air last night to America, he might in certain cases appoint a special scientific attache?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information.: Broadcasts to France. (18 Jun 1941)

Captain Leonard Plugge: Is not this situation very serious at present? Is it not a fact that owing to our not having sufficient medium wave-lengths, we have made possible co-operation between France and Germany? Will the Minister see that we have more medium waves, because we have six against the enemy's 84?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information.: Broadcasts to France. (18 Jun 1941)

Captain Leonard Plugge: But for 10 months this has been demanded, and nothing has been done.

Oral Answers to Questions — Broadcast War Commentaries. (17 Jun 1941)

Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Minister of Information whether he will reconsider his decision to curtail the British Broadcasting Corporation commentaries by Major-General Collins, and other trained observers, who render an invaluable service in keeping public opinion well informed on operational aspects in different phases of the war?

Oral Answers to Questions — Propaganda. (12 Jun 1941)

Captain Leonard Plugge: Are not the present Minister of Information and his Parliamentary Secretary experienced journalists both at home and abroad, and does not the trouble lie in the complete breakdown of our broadcasting system in the international broadcasting field which has handed over to the Axis the monopoly of the Mediterranean and the Middle East so far as medium-wave broadcasting is concerned?

Oral Answers to Questions — North-West Africa (German Infiltration). (30 Apr 1941)

Captain Leonard Plugge: Is it not a fact that the transmissions intended for Morocco are on short waves and that we have scuttled our only long wave, and that short-wave transmission is not broadcasting in the true sense of the word?


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