Results 161–180 of 515 for speaker:Captain Leonard Plugge

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Sir Archibald Sinclair's Statement. (4 Mar 1942)

Captain Leonard Plugge: I listened with great interest to the speech made by my hon. and learned Friend the Member for North Aberdeen (Mr. Garro Jones), who showed his great knowledge of the subject under discussion. I felt at times somewhat sorry when listening to him, that instead of making his speech from the Opposition Bench he was not making it from the Government Bench, from which position he would have also...

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Sir Archibald Sinclair's Statement. (4 Mar 1942)

Captain Leonard Plugge: I am afraid that that is not a point for me to answer, but I understand that there are in the Army some 2,500 qualified air pilots, and in addition there must be other personnel who could be used in sufficient numbers to start the nucleus of an Army Air Corps. For each pilot 600 men are required on the ground. The Army have these 600 men already in each case. The fact that the Army has not...

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Sir Archibald Sinclair's Statement. (4 Mar 1942)

Captain Leonard Plugge: In view of the urgency of the matter, I hope my friend the right hon. Baronet will not overlook the possibility of certain conversions that could be made of existing types, pending the mass production of new designs.

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Civil Aviation. (4 Mar 1942)

Captain Leonard Plugge: Is the House to understand that the whole consideration is devoted to the post-war position, and that at present we do not contemplate increasing our civil aviation lines, which are so necessary for military purposes, as much for the transport of personnel as for that of goods?

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Shipyard Conditions. (26 Feb 1942)

Captain Leonard Plugge: As my hon. and gallant Friend seems to be very familiar with the subject, can he tell the House why, before the war, Japan built a large number of fast merchant ships?

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Shipyard Conditions. (26 Feb 1942)

Captain Leonard Plugge: My hon. and learned Friend the Member for Sunderland (Mr. Storey) who seconded this Amendment kindly referred to right hon. and hon. Members who represent dockyard constituencies. As my constituency contains the largest and the oldest Royal naval dockyard in the country, I should like to reply to the suggestions he made and say that so far as my knowledge goes his suggestions are being...

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Broadcasting (Overseas Services). (17 Feb 1942)

Captain Leonard Plugge: The hon. Member for Cambridge University (Mr. Pickthorn) referred to three points: the question of maintaining truth in broadcasting news, the suggestion that propaganda would not be of much use without a double defeat or two big set-backs for Germany, and thirdly that the length of transmissions to countries abroad could be too great. I would like to point out that when referring to truth,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister's Cancelled Broadcast. (11 Feb 1942)

Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Prime Minister whether he is aware of the general disappointment throughout the country and the Empire at the cancellation of his announced broadcast for 22nd January on his visit to America, and of the broadcasting energy lost to the war effort on the broadcasting stations throughout the world owing to this postponement; and on what date he proposes to make his broadcast to the...

Recording of Prime Minister's Statement. (21 Jan 1942)

Captain Leonard Plugge: While appreciating the reasons prompting my right hon. Friend to withdraw this Motion, may I ask him if he will not consider appointing a small Committee of the House of Commons to look more fully into the implications of this question as a result of my suggestion yesterday?

Oral Answers to Questions — Penang Evacuation (Destruction of Material). (20 Jan 1942)

Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Secretary of State for War why, when the British Forces withdrew from Penang, they left a number of vessels in the harbour in a seaworthy condition, which the Japanese were subsequently able to use for landings on the West coast of Malaya; and why such vessels were not destroyed?

Oral Answers to Questions — House of Commons Speeches (Electrical Recording). (20 Jan 1942)

Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Prime Minister whether he will consider making arrangements for the broadcasting of important speeches made in the House of Commons, in view of the fact that such arrangements were made in connection with the recent speeches by the British Prime Minister to Congress in Washington and in the Canadian House of Commons?

Oral Answers to Questions — House of Commons Speeches (Electrical Recording). (20 Jan 1942)

Captain Leonard Plugge: While I thank my right hon. Friend for his reply does he think it right that the British listening public should be granted, through the B.B.C., facilities for listening to an Allied Prime Minister in an Allied Parliament such as a President of the United States in Congress, yet be denied the same facilities for listening to their own Prime Minister in their own Parliament?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Supply.: Scientific and Technical Information (Pooling). (27 Nov 1941)

Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Supply in respect of which materials ordered by his Department there are at present adequate arrangements for the pooling of scientific and technical knowledge on the part of firms concerned; and whether he proposes to take any steps in the near future to encourage more pooling of such resources in order to eliminate waste and ensure the...

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Owen Gun. (11 Nov 1941)

Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Secretary of State for War whether he can make any statement on the use, value and country of construction of Owen guns?

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies.: Chain Stores (Rationed Foods). (11 Nov 1941)

Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food whether he will give a list of those rationed foods which chain stores are not licensed to sell?

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence.: Shops (Closing Hours). (23 Oct 1941)

Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Home Secretary whether he is aware that, although the closing hours of shops are being made considerably earlier as a result of the black-out, there is now an increasing tendency in towns for shops to close between 1 p.m. and 2.30 p.m.; and whether, as this arrangement makes it impossible for those who are doing an ordinary day's work to buy food for their households, he will take...

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies.: Fresh Salted Cod (Price). (23 Oct 1941)

Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food whether, in view of the advertisements published by his Department calling attention to the value of fresh salted cod, he is aware that numbers of shopkeepers will not sell this on the ground that it does not yield sufficient profit; and whether he can state the profit to fishmongers?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information.: Broadcasts (Enemy Interference). (16 Oct 1941)

Captain Leonard Plugge: (by Private Notice) asked the Minister of Information what steps can be and are being taken by the British Broadcasting Corporation to deal with enemy interference with British broadcasts?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information.: Broadcasts (Enemy Interference). (16 Oct 1941)

Captain Leonard Plugge: Is it not necessary for very drastic action to be taken in this matter, as it may lead to the complete wiping out of the British Broadcasting Corporation as it exists to-day?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: Officers (Pipe Smoking in Public). (15 Oct 1941)

Captain Leonard Plugge: asked the Secretary of State for Air the reasons governing the regulation that Royal Air Force officers must not smoke pipes in public?


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