Results 181–200 of 237 for speaker:Mr Reginald Purbrick

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Aerodromes (Defence). (17 Dec 1941)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: asked the Secretary of State for War whether, in view of our failure successfully to defend the aerodromes in Crete and at Kota Bharu, in Malaya, steps have been taken to profit by the lessons of these failures to organise all our other aerodromes to better advantage?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Service Police. (17 Dec 1941)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: asked the Prime Minister whether in view of the overlapping of the three Services police forces, he will consider merging them all into one defence police force under one head, with a representative of each of the three Services in liaison with him, thus increasing the efficiency of the police work generally and making a reduction in personnel which will result in freeing men for other...

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: Aerodromes (Defence). (10 Dec 1941)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: asked the Secretary of State for Air whether the whole of the ordinary ground personnel of the Royal Air Force aerodromes are armed and receive the training of soldiers so that, in the case of emergency, they may be able to do their share properly in the defence of their aerodrome?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: Aerodromes (Defence). (10 Dec 1941)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: asked the Prime Minister whether he is satisfied with the present organisation for the defence of every aerodrome, or whether he will consider placing the defence of all aerodromes under one supreme command to work in co-operation with the Royal Air Force?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: Aerodromes (Defence). (10 Dec 1941)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: Is it not a fact that aerodromes are defended in a fashion different from one another, and would it not be better to synchronise the methods so that they could all be fortified in the same way, and that that could only be done by bringing them under one supreme command?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: Aerodromes (Defence). (10 Dec 1941)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: I asked whether the right hon. Gentleman would consider it.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Aircraft (Moveabi.E Bases). (10 Dec 1941)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: asked the First Lord of the Admiralty why, as land air-fields are not always available, an efficient moveable base for aircraft has not yet been finally tested out and approved by the Admiralty?

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments.: Jibuti (Railway and Port Facilities). (19 Nov 1941)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether, in view of the hostile attitude generally adopted towards this country by the Vichy Government, he will use the railway and port facilities of Jibuti as much as we require and, if any hindrances are placed in our way by the Vichy Government, remove them?

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments.: Syrian Internments (Vichy Reprisals). (19 Nov 1941)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs why the seven French citizens were interned in Syria for which action the Vichy Government have interned 14 Englishmen; and what action does he propose to take against the Vichy Government for their unwarranted reprisal?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: Bomber Pilots (Discretion). (19 Nov 1941)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: asked the Secretary of State for Air whether a bomber pilot can use his powers of discretion and return to his base without reaching his objective if he is of the opinion that from the weather or from the state of his machine it would be unduly jeopardising the aeroplane and its crew?

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments.: Members of Parliament (Exit Permits). (18 Nov 1941)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: asked the Prime Minister whether he will take an early opportunity of clarifying the rights of Members of Parliament to travel within and without the United Kingdom; and to suggest a procedure whereby any objections the Secretary of State for the Home Department may have to particular movements of any Member shall be communicated to that Member who shall then be entitled to refer them to a...

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Motor Vehicles (Spare Parts). (11 Nov 1941)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: asked the Secretary of State for War how many Army motor-vehicles are out of use for the want of spare parts; and will he consider having these put in order in priority to building new ones?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Motor Vehicles (Spare Parts). (11 Nov 1941)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: Would it be possible to get these motor vehicles repaired as soon as possible instead of building new ones?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Whisky (Export to Australia). (14 Oct 1941)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: asked the President of the Board of Trade, in view of the fact that Australia has manufacturing facilities for the whole of the whisky required there, what is the object of sending whisky there from this country, in view of the shortage here of whisky and the employing of valuable shipping space, labour, etc.?

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies.: Empire Wines. (14 Oct 1941)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food whether, in view of the shortage of foreign wines in this country, he will consider developing the importation of and sale here of Empire wines, as far as circumstances will permit, in order to have an established trade therein after the war as well as supplying present requirements?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Skilled Men (Temporary Release). (7 Oct 1941)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: asked the Secretary of State for War how many men, skilled in the work of industries in the production of war material, have been released temporarily from the Army for such work during the months of May, June, July and August and up to date in September, respectively; and how many more are available temporarily?

Oral Answers to Questions — War Transport.: Traffic Direction Posts. (1 Oct 1941)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of War Transport why, in view of the necessity for national economy, two traffic direction posts were placed at the intersection of Harefield Road and Park Road, Bucks, a junction which has been free from accidents; and why were two posts erected where one only would have been sufficient?

Oral Answers to Questions — War Transport.: Western Avenue (Extension). (1 Oct 1941)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of War Transport whether it is the intention of the Government to encourage the work on the Western Avenue to by-pass Uxbridge; and, in view of the fact that practically no work has been done on this job during the last two years, whether they will get ahead with it and get it finished or stop the present intermittent work altogether, thereby...

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Coal Miners (Release). (30 Sep 1941)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: asked the Secretary of State for War how many skilled miners have been temporarily released from the Army for that work during the months of May, June, July and August and up to date in September, respectively, and how many more are available temporarily?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Coal Miners (Release). (30 Sep 1941)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: Would it not be possible for my right hon. and gallant Friend to give us the approximate numbers?


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