Results 141–160 of 237 for speaker:Mr Reginald Purbrick

Oral Answers to Questions — War Transport.: Private Road, Kensington — Bayswater. (25 Mar 1942)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of War Transport whether, with a view to saving petrol, he will reconsider the opening for public use by light motor traffic of the private road in Palace Gardens between Kensington and Bayswater?

Oral Answers to Questions — War Transport.: Private Road, Kensington — Bayswater. (25 Mar 1942)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: In view of the fact that nearly all the houses in this street are unoccupied, and the traffic for which the road was made thereby reduced to a minimum, surely its condition would permit of other light traffic without any great expenditure?

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments.: Ministry of War Transport (Overtime Pay). (25 Mar 1942)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of War Transport the amount of overtime paid in his Department for the last month for which figures are available; and has any improvement been made in the peacetime system of checking overtime to ensure that the worker has fully worked 100 per cent. in his ordinary time before working overtime?

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments.: Ministry of Information (Overtime Pay). (25 Mar 1942)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: asked the Minister of Information the amount of overtime paid in his Department for the last month for which figures are available; and has any improvement been made in the peace-time system of checking overtime to ensure that the worker has fully worked 100 per cent. in his ordinary time before working overtime?

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments.: Ministry of Information (Overtime Pay). (25 Mar 1942)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: Is the Minister satisfied that no overtime is paid until a full day's work is first performed?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Motor Vehicles (Damage). (24 Mar 1942)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: asked the Under-Secretary of State for War the cost of the damage done to Army motor vehicles, through accidents during the last three months for which the figlres are available?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Motor Vehicles (Damage). (24 Mar 1942)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: Is it not the view of the Financial Secretary that a considerable amount of damage is done and that a great deal of this is due to the excessive speed at which these vehicles are frequently driven? Would it not be possible to make some regulation to curtail the speed except in cases of urgency?

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments.: Board of Trade (Overtime Pay). (24 Mar 1942)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: asked the President of the Board of Trade the amount of overtime paid in his Department for the last month for which figures are available; and has any improvement been made in the peace-time system of checking overtime to ensure that the worker has fully worked 100 per cent. in his ordinary time before working overtime?

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments.: Ministry of Food (Overtime Pay). (24 Mar 1942)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Food the amount of overtime paid in his Department for the last month for which figures are available; and has any improvement been made in the peace-time system of checking overtime to ensure that the worker has fully worked 100 per cent. in his ordinary time before working overtime?

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments.: Ministry of Food (Overtime Pay). (24 Mar 1942)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: Are there no special measures taken now, in view of the large amount of overtime that is paid, to find better methods than were used in peacetime?

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments.: Overtime Pay. (17 Mar 1942)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury whether he will now take steps to discontinue the system of paying overtime to civil servants except in isolated cases of urgent necessity, which should be subjected to strict scrutiny; and by this means increase the efficiency of the Service and effect a saving of some millions of pounds per annum?

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments.: Overtime Pay. (17 Mar 1942)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: In view of the fact that the Civil Service have adequate staff, what is the necessity for the large amount of overtime?

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments.: Overtime Pay. (17 Mar 1942)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: No doubt if the Minister would refer to the Ministry of Supply, he would get sufficient evidence.

Oral Answers to Questions — Motor Vehicles (Speed Limit). (12 Mar 1942)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of War Transport, whether, in view of the proposed curtailment in the distribution of petrol, he will institute a speed-limit throughout the country for commercial vehicles, whether private or Government, of 25 miles per hour, and for other vehicles of 35 miles per hour, thus ensuring a large reduction in the consumption of petrol?

Oral Answers to Questions — Motor Vehicles (Speed Limit). (12 Mar 1942)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: Are steps being taken to see that the Regulations as they now exist are being enforced and to stop lorries being driven along the roads at 40 to 50 miles an hour, which is quite unnecessary?

Oral Answers to Questions — Aircraft Production.: Youths (Dismissal). (11 Mar 1942)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: asked the Minister of Aircraft Production what disciplinary action, apart from the fine in the police court, has been taken in regard to the case of Mills and Fern in a West Midland town, with which he is acquainted?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Whisky (Exports to Australia). (10 Mar 1942)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: asked the President of the Board of Trade whether, in view of the fact that over a third of a million gallons of whisky from the United Kingdom were imported into Australia, cleared from bond there during the year ended September last, occupying a large amount of shipping space, bringing no foreign exchange here, representing a very small turnover as it is shipped from here in bond and brings...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce.: Whisky (Exports to Australia). (10 Mar 1942)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: Does that mean that in the meantime we have to go thirsty for whisky while Australia is flooded out with it?

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments.: Air Ministry Staff (Overtime Pay). (4 Mar 1942)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: asked the Secretary of State for Air the amount of overtime paid in his Department during the last month for which the figures are available; is he satisfied that each person drawing overtime has actually worked fully in all his ordinary time; and in what manner this is checked?

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments.: Admiralty Staff (Overtime Pay). (4 Mar 1942)

Mr Reginald Purbrick: asked the First Lord of the Admiralty the amount of overtime paid in his Department during the last month for which the figures are available; is he satisfied that each person drawing overtime has actually worked fully in all his ordinary time; and in what manner this is checked?


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