Results 481–500 of 515 for speaker:Captain Leonard Plugge

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Gas Masks. (26 May 1936)

Captain Leonard Plugge: Does the Minister not think that this would provide a very efficient means of spreading knowledge of anti-gas procedure throughout the country at very small cost?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: School Children (Road Safety). (25 May 1936)

Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the President of the Board of Education whether he will represent to the different education authorities, especially in London, the desirability of opening all school playing grounds during the summer holidays to enable children to play there instead of in the streets, with the object of reducing the number of accidents from traffic?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: British Army (Trooping Programme). (21 May 1936)

Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Secretary of State for War whether, in all future cases where regiments are moved from stations in the western hemisphere to stations in the east or vice versa, thus passing by this country, he will ascertain whether it is possible to adjust trooping arrangements so as to allow the men to spend some time with their families at home, and thus break their long spell of separation?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: British Army (Trooping Programme). (21 May 1936)

Captain Leonard Plugge: Is the hon. Gentleman aware of recent complaints that troopships call sometimes for only a few hours in British ports before proceeding to their destination in some distant part of the world?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: British Army (Trooping Programme). (21 May 1936)

Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Secretary of State for War whether his attention has been called to the lengthy periods during which wives of men on service with the Fifth Division in the East have been separated from their husbands; and whether he can readjust movements of troops so as to diminish these long periods of separation?

Oral Answers to Questions — Aviation.: Controlled Descent. (20 May 1936)

Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Under-Secretary of State for Air whether the attention of his Department has been called to the performances of Mr. Clem Sohn, who uses a special wing equipment of his own for the purposes of controlled descent from aeroplanes; and whether he will investigate the possibilities of this apparatus for practical use in war time?

Oral Answers to Questions — Local Authorities' Hotels. (30 Apr 1936)

Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Minister of Health which of the local authorities in this country have erected or maintain hotels; and what is the policy of his Department with regard to-this matter?

Oral Answers to Questions — Local Authorities' Hotels. (30 Apr 1936)

Captain Leonard Plugge: Does not the Minister consider that the hotel industry would be discouraged if such hotels were allowed to increase?

Orders of the Day — Supply.: British Broadcasting Corporation. (29 Apr 1936)

Captain Leonard Plugge: I want to crave the indulgence of the House on this my maiden speech, and to express my appreciation of the obvious desire of the Government to give full expression of opinion both before the Ullswater Committee and before this House. The number of listeners has increased very rapidly during the past 10 years and of every consideration in broadcasting matters, the listener who pays for his...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Greece (Destroyers). (27 Apr 1936)

Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Secretary to the Overseas Trade Department whether, according to his information, the four new destroyers for which Greece has invited tenders are to be built in this country; and whether there has been any difficulty over terms of payment?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Greece (Destroyers). (27 Apr 1936)

Captain Leonard Plugge: May I ask what steps my hon. and gallant Friend's Department have taken to facilitate this payment, and whether it is possible to communicate to the House the policy of his Department in connection with such matters?

Oral Answers to Questions — Fishing Industry.: Broadcasting (Relay Exchanges). (27 Apr 1936)

Captain Leonard Plugge: In view of the fact that listeners constitute the body most interested in this matter will the Minister give an undertaking to this House that listeners and licence-payers will be consulted before he puts into effect any proposals of the Ullswater Committee?

Oral Answers to Questions — Unemployment.: Trade Unions (Membership). (23 Apr 1936)

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?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Broadcasting (Licences). (23 Apr 1936)

Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Postmaster-General whether, in view of the Post Office system under which wireless licences taken out in the course of a month are renewed at the beginning of that month next year, thus restricting the full period of twelve months for which the licence ought to be available, he will consider the alteration of the system in view of its unfairness to the public; and whether he can...

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Broadcasting (Licences). (23 Apr 1936)

Captain Leonard Plugge: Does the Assistant Postmaster-General not consider that large sums of money are acquired by the Post Office to which they are not entitled, and will he consider refunding these sums or, alternatively, making the original licence terminate at the end of the month and not at the beginning?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Broadcasting (Licences). (23 Apr 1936)

Captain Leonard Plugge: As it means half the month and as there are 6,000,000 licences, the sum total is over £100,000, which I consider a very large sum.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Dockyard EmployÉS (Establishment). (8 Apr 1936)

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?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Dockyard EmployÉS (Establishment). (8 Apr 1936)

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?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Retired Officers (Re-Engagement). (8 Apr 1936)

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...

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Retired Officers (Re-Engagement). (8 Apr 1936)

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?


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