Results 221–225 of 225 for speaker:Mr John Powley

Crown Proceedings (Armed Forces) Bill (24 Apr 1987)

Mr John Powley: Not being a legal person, I am ignorant of the measures referred to relating to exercises with the armed forces of another country. Will the Minister explain? If a German service man involved in a joint NATO exercise with the British Army was negligent and so caused injury to a British service man, would that British service man be entitled to sue the German soldier or army, and would the...

Orders of the Day — Secondary Education (30 Apr 1987)

Mr John Powley: I am grateful to my hon. Friend for giving way to me, particularly on a point about which I have some feeling and knowledge. Is my hon. Friend agreeing with the philosophy expounded by the present Government about giving greater autonomy to the governing body of a school for its financial management? As he may know, I was a governor of the Manor school in Cambridge before I moved to Norwich....

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (7 May 1987)

Mr John Powley: May I draw my right hon. Friend's attention — especially as this is the day of the local elections — to the fact that the Labour-controlled Norwich city council has kept empty a house that it owns worth £100,000 for the past five and a half years? Does she agree that that is disgraceful, and that the sole solution to the problem of homelessness lies in ensuring that properties are...

Oral Answers to Questions — Energy: Commercial Buildings (11 May 1987)

Mr John Powley: asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he will make a statement concerning the construction of more energy-efficient commercial buildings.

Oral Answers to Questions — Energy: Commercial Buildings (11 May 1987)

Mr John Powley: I thank my hon. Friend for his constructive reply. Does he agree with me that if measures were taken along these lines there would be sufficient energy savings to produce a much more economical operation for the companies concerned? Does he agree also that it is necessary to involve architects and developers in the measures that he has outlined? Does he further agree that it is important to...

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