Results 101–120 of 515 for speaker:Captain Leonard Plugge

Orders of the Day — Ways and Means: Amendment of Law (27 Apr 1944)

Captain Leonard Plugge: Before proceeding with the main part of my speech I should like to mention to the hon. Member who has just spoken that the Medical Research Council was referred to on more than one occasion during the recent Debate upon scientific research. This council comes under the Lord President of the Council. It has done wonderful work in conjunction with other authorities and is in constant touch with...

Orders of the Day — Ways and Means: Amendment of Law (27 Apr 1944)

Captain Leonard Plugge: No doubt my hon. Friend will be able to find some solution to that position. I have not much time in which to develop the point further. It is a very good suggestion that I have just made, because a man is only a clearing house, he can spend little on himself; his money is usually spent by his women folk, and his dependants, and on those he employs. I would like to pass from indirect...

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information: Hungary (Radio Propaganda) (26 Apr 1944)

Captain Leonard Plugge: Will the Minister satisfy himself that we have the means of covering Hungary on medium wave radio in order effectively to counter this propaganda?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy: Discharged Men (Civilian Clothing) (26 Apr 1944)

Captain Leonard Plugge: May I ask my right hon. Friend if this man is a constituent of the hon. Member's or a constituent of mine?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: British Broadcasting Corporation (Chairmanship) (25 Apr 1944)

Captain Leonard Plugge: Can the right hon. Gentleman say if, when making changes in the Board of Governors of the B.B.C., he will consider appointing a qualified radio engineer on that Board, so that that side of the service can be represented?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Inventions (Official Encouragement) (25 Apr 1944)

Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Lord President of the Council whether, after the war, arrangements can be made to pay greater official attention to claims of potentially useful inventions which may not, for the moment, have any commercial value.

Oral Answers to Questions — India: V Cigarettes (20 Apr 1944)

Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Secretary of State for India the terms of the specification imposed by the Indian Government authorities on the Indian manufacturers for the production of the V cigarettes which had to be withdrawn from consumption by the troops.

Oral Answers to Questions — India: V Cigarettes (20 Apr 1944)

Captain Leonard Plugge: Does not my right hon. Friend consider this a very good example of the inadvisability of the Government competing with private enterprise?

Oral Answers to Questions — Public Health: Birth Certificates (20 Apr 1944)

Captain Leonard Plugge: Does the Minister consider it right that a citizen should be compelled to divulge facts about himself which are not really required and have not been asked for?

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments: Pensions (Deferred Pay) (20 Apr 1944)

Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what would be the financial result of treating civil servants' pensions as deferred pay in fixing the amount of salaries.

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies: Women Police (London) (19 Apr 1944)

Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many policewomen are enrolled in London; how many more are needed; and how many women have volunteered to serve.

Research and Scientific Knowledge (19 Apr 1944)

Captain Leonard Plugge: As Chairman of the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee for its first four years of existence I would like to voice a word of appreciation to the Government for having afforded this opportunity for a Debate on a subject which has come so much to the fore in past years and during the present war. Our battles have been won by the heroism of our sailors, soldiers and airmen, but we must not...

Research and Scientific Knowledge (19 Apr 1944)

Captain Leonard Plugge: Radio will also be able to print HANSARD in a similar manner. This apparatus, the "Finch Facimil," is in actual operation in my laboratory to-day and is due to the genius of Commander Finch, of the United States Navy, a world known scientist in the field of telecommunication. Radio will go still further. It is destined to give us a new method of travel. It will be obsolete to pack a bag and...

Research and Scientific Knowledge (19 Apr 1944)

Captain Leonard Plugge: My hon. and gallant Friend's suggestion allows my imagination to see further possibilities which the future will no doubt be able to take care of. These possibilities will certainly come to pass and we must be prepared. This brings me to my suggestion that the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research which has such a brilliant record might well form a useful nucleus for a Ministry of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Cadets (Camps) (4 Apr 1944)

Captain Leonard Plugge: Is my right hon. Friend alive to the importance of the Army cadet battalions? Cannot something be done on the lines suggested to increase the number of boys who attend these camps which form such a useful part of their Army training and for which they voluntarily give their only annual holiday?

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing: Asian Spider Beetles (30 Mar 1944)

Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Minister of Food what reports he has received of the appearance in this country of Asian spider beetles.

Oral Answers to Questions — Gibraltar Evacuees (Repatriation) (22 Mar 1944)

Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies how many Gibraltarians it is intended to send home in the near future.

Orders of the Day — War Decorations and Medals (22 Mar 1944)

Captain Leonard Plugge: May I interrupt the hon. Member? That medal was also awarded to Colonial troops who came over to England by sea and were not able to leave England.

Orders of the Day — War Decorations and Medals (22 Mar 1944)

Captain Leonard Plugge: While listening to my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister I was gratified to see that, despite the enormous task which he has on his shoulders, he was able to devote some time personally to this important question of decorations. I was also pleased to see that he did not put forward the White Paper as final and that he will rely a great deal on the suggestions made by right hon. and hon....

Orders of the Day — War Decorations and Medals (22 Mar 1944)

Captain Leonard Plugge: I have to thank my hon. and gallant Friend. I thought he said that soldiers and sailors and airmen after the war prize these medals very much indeed and more than during operations. No doubt they prize them very much, but they want to wear them. I want to come to the comparison made by my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister. He spoke of France. In France it is customary after a war to wear...


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