All 16 results for speaker:Captain Hon. William Sidney

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture: Roehampton Hospital (Radio Headphones) (31 May 1945)

Captain Hon. William Sidney: All beds in Roehampton Hospital are equipped for headphones, but at present a number of these instruments are under repair or awaiting repair. My right hon. Friend is making every effort to remedy this position. In the meantime, a complete headphone service is maintained in the wards set aside for very sick cases, and it is only in other wards, which are temporarily deficient in working...

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture: Pensions and Grants (31 May 1945)

Captain Hon. William Sidney: The case has been referred back to the tribunal, and I hope the date of resumption will soon be fixed.

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture: Pensions and Grants (31 May 1945)

Captain Hon. William Sidney: The actual fixing of the date for the sitting of the tribunal is the responsibility of my Noble Friend the Lord Chancellor, but it is hoped that it will be at an early date.

Bill Presented: Domestic Coal (Distribution) (29 Mar 1945)

Captain Hon. William Sidney: The hon. Member for Leigh (Mr. Tinker) has raised a point which I put to the Minister in a Question at the beginning of March, and I will not say more on it, except to ask the Minister to deal with it. I would like to reinforce what was said by my hon. and gallant Friend the Member for North Kensington (Captain Duncan) about next winter's distribution. That seems to me to be the crucial...

Demobilisation and Re-Employment (13 Mar 1945)

Captain Hon. William Sidney: We have heard to-day from my right hon. Friend of the triumphant successes of our Armies in three major theatres of war, North-West Europe, the Mediterranean and o South-East Asia. I was particularly glad to hear the high tribute he paid to the Commanders for their skill and foresight, and to our soldiers for their courage and endurance. There is no doubt that there has been a very severe...

Demobilisation and Re-Employment (13 Mar 1945)

Captain Hon. William Sidney: If my hon. Friend will forgive me, I do not propose to go into the question of psychologists and psychiatrists. I am not quite so sure of the general opinion throughout the Army as to psychiatrists. They have a different word for them. If my hon. Friend will forgive me I will leave that matter to him later in the Debate. But they do want to know what they are going to get. There are only two...

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: First Canadian Army (British Units) (6 Mar 1945)

Captain Hon. William Sidney: asked the Secretary of State for War whether he can announce the composition of the Canadian First Army now engaged in operations against the enemy.

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: First Canadian Army (British Units) (6 Mar 1945)

Captain Hon. William Sidney: Is it a fact that some three weeks ago there appeared in the Canadian Press a statement to the effect that the British contingent formed some 75 per cent. of the First Canadian Army?

Orders of the Day — Crimea Conference (1 Mar 1945)

Captain Hon. William Sidney: According to my recollection, the Soviet Republic went into the Baltic Republics before they were engaged in any war in Europe.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force: V.A.D. Nurses (Identity Cards) (21 Feb 1945)

Captain Hon. William Sidney: asked the Secretary of State for Air why V.A.D. nurses have had R.A.F. 1250 identification cards withdrawn and civilian identity cards substituted; and why such nurses have been invited to sign a declaration that they have been in possession of R.A.F. identity cards by mistake.

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: Hospital Discharges (Sick Leave) (20 Feb 1945)

Captain Hon. William Sidney: asked the Secretary of State for War whether he is aware that cases of hardship to soldiers discharged from hospital and sent to their homes on sick leave could have been avoided if notification of such discharge had been given to the local branch of the Red Cross or S.S.A.F.A.; and whether he will order that in all such cases notification be made by the hospital concerned.

Oral Answers to Questions — Police Service: Widows' Pensions (1 Feb 1945)

Captain Hon. William Sidney: asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether any action is intended to implement the recommendations contained in the Report of the Departmental Committee on Police Widows' Pensions which was signed 23rd July 1941.

Oral Answers to Questions — Servicemen on Leave (Petrol Allowance) (30 Jan 1945)

Captain Hon. William Sidney: asked the Minister of Fuel and Power whether he is aware of the inconvenience caused to officers and men returning on seven days' leave from the B.L.A. by the present system of issuing the special leave allowance of petrol coupons only on the production of a leave warrant to the issuing authority in this country; and whether, to obviate the loss of time thus entailed, he will consider...

Debate on the Address (29 Nov 1944)

Captain Hon. William Sidney: I beg to move, That an humble Address be presented to His Majesty as followeth: Most Gracious Sovereign, We, your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal subjects, the Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, in Parliament assembled, beg leave to offer our humble thanks to Your Majesty for the Gracious Speech which Your Majesty has addressed to both Houses of...

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Income Tax (Post-War Credit Certificates) (9 Nov 1944)

Captain Hon. William Sidney: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the present position in regard to the issue of Income Tax Post-War Credit Certificates.

Oral Answers to Questions — Colonial Empire: Educational Lectures and Films (1 Nov 1944)

Captain Hon. William Sidney: asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what assistance is given from public funds to the Imperial Institute or other organisations towards the cost of providing lectures or cinema displays in the Colonies for educational purposes.


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