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Oral Answers to Questions — Local Production Committees (15 Mar 1944)

Mr Oliver Simmonds: Is my right hon. Friend aware that some of these committees do absolutely nothing, and would he consider suppressing them?

Orders of the Day — Civil Aviation (14 Mar 1944)

Mr Oliver Simmonds: I have been frankly disappointed. I think that all the speeches from the Socialist benches to-day—

Orders of the Day — Civil Aviation (14 Mar 1944)

Mr Oliver Simmonds: I think there were more. Every one of those speeches has suffered from the spirit of the impracticable internationalisation, upon which the hon. Member for Nuneaton (Mr. Bowles) spoke on the Committee stage of these Estimates. I presume that the pièce-de-résistance was the speech of the hon. Member for West Islington (Mr. Montague). I listened with very great care to the hon. Member, and...

Orders of the Day — Civil Aviation (14 Mar 1944)

Mr Oliver Simmonds: Indeed, it is. That is the proposition. I ask him to address himself seriously to this.

Orders of the Day — Civil Aviation (14 Mar 1944)

Mr Oliver Simmonds: As the hon. Member said I happen to be one of the members of that Committee, and I know what is in that Report and there is nothing in there which is at all inconsistent with what I have said. The position with regard to the subsidy is well understood and I am prepared to discuss it at any time with the hon. Member. The third point he made is that we were too optimistic with regard to civil...

Orders of the Day — Civil Aviation (14 Mar 1944)

Mr Oliver Simmonds: I am speaking for myself entirely, as I have spoken throughout.

Orders of the Day — Civil Aviation (14 Mar 1944)

Mr Oliver Simmonds: I said I hoped that in 10 years possibly some hon. Members opposite would have cooled off.

Orders of the Day — Civil Aviation (14 Mar 1944)

Mr Oliver Simmonds: Surely my right hon. Friend, with all his experience, is not going to suggest that two Ministries fighting the Treasury are not going to get more money than one?

Orders of the Day — Civil Aviation (14 Mar 1944)

Mr Oliver Simmonds: In the light of what my right hon. Friend has now said, are we to understand that the statement of the Lord Privy Seal that we should invite the shipping companies and others to come in, and that they were free to do so, was purely academic, and that it had no real basis in policy?

Oral Answers to Questions — Three-Power Conference, North Africa (Premature Broadcast) (2 Dec 1943)

Mr Oliver Simmonds: How was it, in view of the secrecy with which the Government desired to surround this Conference, that it happens that the original factual report of Reuters correspondent at Lisbon was allowed to pass via this country to Washington through channels under the control of His Majesty's Government?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force: Bombing Policy (1 Dec 1943)

Mr Oliver Simmonds: Is it not a fact that these bombings are likely vastly to reduce our military casualties when we invade the Continent of Europe?

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Aviation (1 Dec 1943)

Mr Oliver Simmonds: asked the Secretary of State for Air the functions of the Brabazon Committee which is considering new types of post-war civil aircraft; and the purpose of the previous Committee over which Lord Brabazon presided?

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Aviation (1 Dec 1943)

Mr Oliver Simmonds: Could my right hon. Friend tell the House who are the members of Lord Brabazon's current Committee?

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Aviation (1 Dec 1943)

Mr Oliver Simmonds: asked the Secretary of State for Air whether there has now been adequate flying experience with the Avro-York air-liner for him to assess the value of this aircraft?

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Aviation (1 Dec 1943)

Mr Oliver Simmonds: asked the Secretary of State for Air what developments have taken place since the Air Transport Conference with the Dominions and India as regards the organisation of post-war air transport between Empire countries and other countries of the United Nations?

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Aviation (1 Dec 1943)

Mr Oliver Simmonds: In view of the long record of the delays of the Government in this matter, could my right hon. Friend at any rate assure the House that the Government have not become lukewarm about it?

Oral Answers to Questions — Aeronautical Science (Proposed School) (1 Dec 1943)

Mr Oliver Simmonds: Could my right hon. Friend assure the House that this will be a real practical school of aeronautical engineering and not an academic hot-house?

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies: Christmas Turkeys (1 Dec 1943)

Mr Oliver Simmonds: Can the Parliamentary Secretary say whether he has been able to make effective provision in this distribution for the Armed Forces?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Retail Traders' Register (30 Nov 1943)

Mr Oliver Simmonds: Has the right hon. Gentleman any knowledge of the total number of these traders who should be registered if the Register were complete?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Retail Traders' Register (30 Nov 1943)

Mr Oliver Simmonds: Would the right hon. Gentleman say that 20 per cent. are on so far?


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