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Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force: Aerodromes (Agricultural Land) ( 6 Jun 1945)

Mr Geoffrey Shakespeare: Will the right hon. Gentleman remember that there are thousands of families homeless in Norwich, and that there is aerodrome accommodation available in the vicinity of Norwich?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy: W.R.N.S. (Disciplinary Offences) (28 Mar 1945)

Mr Geoffrey Shakespeare: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that as a member of the W.R.N.S. does not come under the Naval Discipline Act, her estate on her decease has to pay Death Duty?

Earl Lloyd-George of Dwyfor, O.M. (28 Mar 1945)

Mr Geoffrey Shakespeare: On behalf of the National Liberals and myself I should like to pay a tribute to the memory of the statesman whom we mourn. Other speakers have referred to his great career as a war leader or as a Radical reformer. I should like in a sentence or two to give a more personal impression, as one who came in close contact with him as one of his private secretaries in the Coalition days. It was a...

Oral Answers to Questions — Awards for Gallantry (Delays) ( 7 Dec 1944)

Mr Geoffrey Shakespeare: asked the Prime Minister whether he is aware of the long delays between the date of a first submission and the date of a final award in respect of a decoration for gallantry on active service; and if he will take steps to remedy this.

Oral Answers to Questions — Dominions (Post-War Migration) ( 5 Dec 1944)

Mr Geoffrey Shakespeare: asked the Under-Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs whether he is aware that there is a widespread belief in the Union of South Africa that His Majesty's Government are likely to discourage emigration after the war; and what is the attitude of His Majesty's Government in this respect.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: South Africa and Southern Rhodesia ( 5 Dec 1944)

Mr Geoffrey Shakespeare: asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware that no facilities are given to British exporters to the markets of the Union of South Africa and Southern Rhodesia, in both of which markets are being captured by other countries; and if he will provide these.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: South Africa and Southern Rhodesia ( 5 Dec 1944)

Mr Geoffrey Shakespeare: Is my right hon. Friend aware that unless action is taken quickly these markets will be lost to us permanently?

Oral Answers to Questions — Export Trade Policy ( 5 Dec 1944)

Mr Geoffrey Shakespeare: Is the Prime Minister aware that there seems to be a complete ban against all British exports to South Africa, even when questions of Lend-Lease are not involved? Would he give his personal attention to it?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: War Damage (Re-sited Factories) ( 5 Dec 1944)

Mr Geoffrey Shakespeare: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether the War Damage Commission will make a cost-of-works payment for the rebuilding of a war-damaged factory on another site in the same area if such is in accord with the proposed town planning scheme.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: War Damage (Re-sited Factories) ( 5 Dec 1944)

Mr Geoffrey Shakespeare: Would my right hon. Friend endeavour to clear up some of these glaring anomalies which arise between the War Damage Commission policy and the policy of the planning authorities?

British Prisoners of War, Siam (Conditions) (17 Nov 1944)

Mr Geoffrey Shakespeare: May I say that this news will shock the civilised world and cause the deepest distress and I ask the right hon. Gentleman whether any comfort can be given to the relatives of the men by informing us if there is any evidence that medical supplies and food comforts have been reaching these prisoners of war, perhaps through Russian channels?

Oral Answers to Questions — Parliamentary Franchise (Service Register) (15 Jun 1944)

Mr Geoffrey Shakespeare: asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what new method of qualification for voting the Government proposes to adopt in view of the failure of millions of Service personnel to complete the necessary forms qualifying them to vote at the next. General Election.

Oral Answers to Questions — Parliamentary Franchise (Service Register) (15 Jun 1944)

Mr Geoffrey Shakespeare: In view of the fact that the machinery has broken down, through nobody's fault, would my right hon. Friend agree to receive an all-party deputation from Members who have considered this question, like my hon. Friend the Member for Oxford (Mr. Quintin Hogg) and others?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: Parliamentary Franchise (Register) (13 Jun 1944)

Mr Geoffrey Shakespeare: asked the Secretary of State for War whether, in view of the preoccupation in recent weeks of officers and men in preparation for a second front, he will extend the time limit for the completion of A.F. B2626.

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: Parliamentary Franchise (Register) (13 Jun 1944)

Mr Geoffrey Shakespeare: May I ask my right hon. Friend whether in view of the fact that there must be great numbers of fighting men in Burma, Italy and Normandy, apart from those at home, he will consult with the Home Secretary to see whether some new machinery could be devised? Otherwise, these men will be disfranchised.

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: Parliamentary Franchise (Register) ( 6 Jun 1944)

Mr Geoffrey Shakespeare: Will my right hon. Friend consider extending the time limit for completion of these forms, in view of the fact that in some regiments only 10 per cent. of the men have completed them?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Prisoners of War, Far East: Inquiry Centre (24 May 1944)

Mr Geoffrey Shakespeare: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the special centre to deal with inquiries from relatives of prisoners of war in the Far East has been set up.

Orders of the Day — Education Bill (12 May 1944)

Mr Geoffrey Shakespeare: Like other hon. Members, I welcome the opportunity of adding my modest spray to the large bouquet which the Minister has now collected—and deservedly so—from all sides of the House. If I may say so, ever since 1921, when I became associated with this House, I have never seen a Bill that was so full of controversy, or potential controversy, more skilfully piloted through its various...

Orders of the Day — Education Bill (12 May 1944)

Mr Geoffrey Shakespeare: My hon. Friend, like the phoenix, rises from the ashes, but I will not be distracted. I was making the point that, under Clause 53, the parents of Catholics, or Free Church, children can ask the local authority for transport facilities to send their children to another school, and if the local authority refuses, the Minister may make such order as he thinks necessary. That is a very...

Oral Answers to Questions — British Prisoners of War, Far East (26 Apr 1944)

Mr Geoffrey Shakespeare: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what improved arrangements have been made for giving information to relatives about prisoners of war, particularly those in the Far East.


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