Results 1–20 of 643 for speaker:Major Henry Procter

Oral Answers to Questions — Resettlement (Training Allowances): Industrial Psychology (14 Jun 1945)

Major Henry Procter: asked the Minister of Education if his Department will prepare and supply to headmasters and head mistresses apparatus and instructions on how to apply the methods of industrial psychology to children of school-leaving age and so help such children to make a right choice of their careers.

Oral Answers to Questions — Resettlement (Training Allowances): Industrial Psychology (14 Jun 1945)

Major Henry Procter: Is the hon. Lady in a position to say that her Department is determined not to let elementary schools be in a worse position than American schools of the same type?

Oral Answers to Questions — Industrial Man-Power: Engineers ( 7 Jun 1945)

Major Henry Procter: asked the Minister of Labour if he is aware that skilled engineers in factories which are soon to be redundant are being restrained by Man-power Board officials from taking up work in their own trade although vacancies are available in other factories; and if he will give a direction to prevent this practice.

Oral Answers to Questions — Industrial Man-Power: Engineers ( 7 Jun 1945)

Major Henry Procter: Is my right hon. Friend aware that factories engaged on very essential work and clamouring for men are prevented from getting men by the idiotic instructions issued by his predecessor and his Department? Is not the Department preventing men from taking vacancies in these factories and thus remedying the great difficulty which exists?

Orders of the Day — Ministry of Civil Aviation ( 6 Jun 1945)

Major Henry Procter: I want to raise two points for the consideration of the Minister of Civil Aviation. We all have great love for Scotland, but I have a deeper love for Lancashire. I regard Lancashire as one of the most important counties in the country. For years it has supplied the revenue that has sustained the Army, the Navy and the social services. I fear that there is a danger that we are being a little...

Orders of the Day — Ministry of Civil Aviation ( 6 Jun 1945)

Major Henry Procter: I will strictly observe your Ruling, Mr. Williams, but I am sure you would be the last to prevent a humble Conservative from warning his own side against certain dangers. We have in my division a splendid airport called Salmsbury. It is conveniently near to some of the great industrial centres of Lancashire, and not amongst the least important is my own division, the town of Accrington....

Orders of the Day — Ministry of Civil Aviation ( 6 Jun 1945)

Major Henry Procter: I do not care who owns it. It must not disappear as our aircraft factories have done. I want it to remain. Accrington is willing to co-operate with any other municipality in order that Salmsbury airport may be retained. That is the point, and it is the main point I want to make. Lancashire wants to send her travellers with cotton goods and other products, upon which depends the prosperity of...

Orders of the Day — Ministry of Civil Aviation ( 6 Jun 1945)

Major Henry Procter: Will my hon. Friend see to it that these airports are not allowed to go out of existence before his Ministry has made up its mind what is to be done?

Oral Answers to Questions — Aircraft Works, Clayton-Le-Moors (Black-Out) ( 6 Jun 1945)

Major Henry Procter: asked the Minister of Aircraft Production if he will take steps to remove the black-out from the Bristol Aircraft Works, Clayton-le-Moors.

Oral Answers to Questions — Aircraft Works, Clayton-Le-Moors (Black-Out) ( 6 Jun 1945)

Major Henry Procter: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that the same kind of comment was made 12 months ago; and cannot the Department speed up this matter so that they can get on with the work?

Oral Answers to Questions — Aircraft Works, Clayton-Le-Moors (Black-Out) ( 6 Jun 1945)

Major Henry Procter: Is the Minister aware that there is labour available?

Business of the House (Supply) ( 6 Jun 1945)

Major Henry Procter: Is not the right hon. Gentleman evading the issue? He has mentioned the public interest. Was it not in the public interest that the right hon. Gentleman and his friends should have continued in the Government until the end of the Japanese war?

Business of the House (Supply) ( 6 Jun 1945)

Major Henry Procter: Laski did.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Forge: Transfers to Army (30 May 1945)

Major Henry Procter: asked the Secretary of State for Air if he is aware of the resentment felt in the Forces and by the families of serving men because men who have put in long service in the R.A.F., in some cases up to five years, are still being transferred to the Army; and if he will stop long-service men from being so transferred.

Orders of the Day — National Parks (20 Mar 1945)

Major Henry Procter: For some time past I have been very interested in the proposals which have been put forward to the Minisry regarding the making into a national park of a northern part of Lancashire. Many people think that Lancashire is a county which is noted for its chimneys, cotton mills, factories and smoke, whereas northern Lancashire is one of the most beautiful counties in England and therefore in the...

Orders of the Day — National Parks (20 Mar 1945)

Major Henry Procter: I can speak until 20 minutes to 10 and I will not exceed one minute of that time, and what I have to say is of great importance to my constituents.

Orders of the Day — National Parks (20 Mar 1945)

Major Henry Procter: I have been waiting for a long time for action to be taken. It must be remembered that industry has already made attempts to encroach on this beautiful district. Imperial Chemicals were going to put a chemical factory right on the confluence of the three rivers, Ribble, Calder and Hodder. The Calder already is simply an open sewer, and if the Minister of Town and Country Planning will come...

Orders of the Day — National Parks (20 Mar 1945)

Major Henry Procter: Will North Lancashire be included in the report?

Purchase Tax (Charges) (Utility Fur Garments) (16 Mar 1945)

Major Henry Procter: Is it not true that there never has been a utility fur coat until now?

Purchase Tax (Charges) (Utility Fur Garments) (16 Mar 1945)

Major Henry Procter: Can my right hon. Friend tell us why they are called "utility" coats when, in fact, they are luxury coats?


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