Results 121–140 of 163 for speaker:Sir John Reith

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: German Freedom Station (Film). (24 Apr 1940)

Sir John Reith: I have no knowledge of the particular point referred to by the hon. Member. The script of this film was submitted for approval by the producers, but otherwise the Ministry has had nothing to do with it.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: Incoming Letters (Censorship). (24 Apr 1940)

Sir John Reith: There is no censorship in the United Kingdom of letters sent to this country from other countries within the Empire.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: Incoming Letters (Censorship). (24 Apr 1940)

Sir John Reith: The letter was opened in Australia.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: Incoming Letters (Censorship). (24 Apr 1940)

Sir John Reith: I should certainly want notice of that question.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: Incoming Letters (Censorship). (24 Apr 1940)

Sir John Reith: That may be so in war-time.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force.: Incoming Letters (Censorship). (24 Apr 1940)

Sir John Reith: At the present moment letters from the Empire are not opened in the United Kingdom, and the United Kingdom does not control what happens to letters in any other part of the Empire.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland. (23 Apr 1940)

Sir John Reith: I have been asked to reply. My attention was called to the incident. I understand that an explanation and apology have been given by the railway authorities to the journalist concerned. As regards the second part of the Question, I would refer to the reply which I gave on 10th April to the hon. Member for West Fife (Mr. Gallacher).

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland. (23 Apr 1940)

Sir John Reith: Yes, Sir. I am glad to be able to tell the hon. Member that negotiations are in progress now with all Departments concerned with just such an end in view as he mentions.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information.: Publications (Export Permits). (18 Apr 1940)

Sir John Reith: The answer to the first part of the Question is that after a full consideration of the case last December it was decided in the national interest that a general permit should not be issued to Messrs. Lawrence &' Wishart for the export of their publications to censorable countries. Permission to export a particular publication was later sought and granted. The answer to the second part of the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information.: Publications (Export Permits). (18 Apr 1940)

Sir John Reith: I prefer not to answer more specifically, but I will tell the hon. Member that if this particular firm cares to make the particular application again, since general permission was refused, such application will have consideration.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information.: German Legation, Eire. (18 Apr 1940)

Sir John Reith: All practicable steps are being taken to ensure that information of value to the enemy is not transmitted to Germany from any part of the United Kingdom, and the position is constantly under review.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information.: German Legation, Eire. (18 Apr 1940)

Sir John Reith: I have seen the article to which the hon. Member refers, but I am sorry I am not able to say anything more than I have said.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information.: German Legation, Eire. (18 Apr 1940)

Sir John Reith: Yes, Sir. I think I may say that the measures to prevent leakage by that channel are, to all intents and purposes, complete.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information.: Publication "noteworthy." (10 Apr 1940)

Sir John Reith: The circulation of "Noteworthy," originally 3,500 copies per week, is now 24,000, the increase being due to demand. It is sent to officials and members of political organisations and of voluntary societies. Its object is to provide information on the national war effort supplementary to ordinary news. On the present circulation, the annual cost of printing and despatch amounts to £2,373 and...

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information.: Publication "noteworthy." (10 Apr 1940)

Sir John Reith: They cover the same ground to some extent but they have entirely different circulations. Although to some extent the same people may be occupied in compiling the two different publications, they are, I think, more engaged on one or the other separately.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information.: Publication "noteworthy." (10 Apr 1940)

Sir John Reith: All sorts of political organisations.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information.: Publication "noteworthy." (10 Apr 1940)

Sir John Reith: If the hon. Member would like to have it I should be delighted to provide him with it.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information.: Food Situation (Publicity). (10 Apr 1940)

Sir John Reith: Yes, Sir, I am aware of this practical expression of sympathy on the part of American friends. American Press correspondents in London know the true position, and have been encouraged specially to report it to their papers, in order to correct any misunderstanding that exists.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: German Propaganda. (3 Apr 1940)

Sir John Reith: I would refer my hon. Friend to the answer I gave to the hon. and gallant Member for Peebles (Captain Ramsay) on 20th March. This station is monitored and its propaganda, with that of other German broadcasts, is dealt with.


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