Results 141–160 of 4899 for speaker:Sir Waldron Smithers

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Capital Issues Committee (8 Dec 1953)

Sir Waldron Smithers: Sack the Committee.

Oral Answers to Questions — United Nations: Underdeveloped Nations (Economic Assistance) (7 Dec 1953)

Sir Waldron Smithers: Would my right hon. and learned Friend also bear in mind, in connection with the future policy of the underdeveloped areas, that they cannot be fully developed unless they are able to buy in the cheapest market and sell in the dearest?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture: Farmers and Smallholders (Dispossession) (3 Dec 1953)

Sir Waldron Smithers: asked the Minister of Agriculture when details of his proposal to give land tribunals the power or duty to state a case to the High Courtwill be available, and, pending the introduction of this legislation, whether he will ensure that no farmer or smallholder shall be dispossessed.

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture: Farmers and Smallholders (Dispossession) (3 Dec 1953)

Sir Waldron Smithers: Is the Minister aware that his proposals are a step, but only a step, in the right direction and that we should continue to press for the right of all Her Majesty's subjects to appeal against dictatorial decisions in a court of law?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture: Farmers and Smallholders (Dispossession) (3 Dec 1953)

Sir Waldron Smithers: asked the Minister of Agriculture what compensation Her Majesty's Government will offer those farmers and smallholders, who, having been dispossessed of their farms by his Department, have lost their only source of livelihood, and have no right of appeal to a traditional court of English law on points of fact or of merit.

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture: Farmers and Smallholders (Dispossession) (3 Dec 1953)

Sir Waldron Smithers: How long does the Minister, as a Member of a Conservative Government, intend to persist in being a party to methods which are in operation behind the Iron Curtain, and which have there proved a failure? Will he either give way on this or resign?

Oral Answers to Questions — Atomic Energy Bill (Medical Interests) (30 Nov 1953)

Sir Waldron Smithers: asked the Minister of Supply if, when drafting the Bill setting up the atomic energy corporation, he will make full provision for the medical interests.

Oral Answers to Questions — Atomic Energy Bill (Medical Interests) (30 Nov 1953)

Sir Waldron Smithers: In thanking my right hon. Friend for that reply, may I ask whether he remembers the inspiring speeches that he and I heard last Friday night? All that I ask him to do is to make the result of his research available to the medical profession as well as to the defence services.

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture: County Committees (26 Nov 1953)

Sir Waldron Smithers: asked the Minister of Agriculture, in view of the fact that the deficit on lands in possession account and on land farmed by committees account was £58,297 in 1951–52, what steps he is taking to prevent this loss in future years.

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture: County Committees (26 Nov 1953)

Sir Waldron Smithers: Will the Parliamentary Secretary explain why my right hon. Friend has the shameful audacity to dispossess farmers when his organisation is losing the taxpayers' money? Will he cease forthwith using Iron Curtain methods with which to dispossess farmers in a once free country?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture: Land Tribunals (Appointments) (26 Nov 1953)

Sir Waldron Smithers: asked the Minister of Agriculture under what statutory authority he delegates his powers of choice of the nominated members of the agricultural land tribunals to the provincial land commissioner.

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture: Land Tribunals (Appointments) (26 Nov 1953)

Sir Waldron Smithers: Is the Minister aware that there is a rising tide of protest against this use of dictatorial methods, and that there is no difference in principle between those methods and the methods used in Communist countries, where they have proved a complete failure?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Tariff Reductions (19 Nov 1953)

Sir Waldron Smithers: asked the President of the Board of Trade, in view of the official statement, details of which have been sent to him, agreed between the President of the United States of America and the Prime Minister of Canada at the President's recent state visit, what is the policy of Her Majesty's Government with regard to removing barriers to trade as quickly as possible.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Tariff Reductions (19 Nov 1953)

Sir Waldron Smithers: As Great Britain is the one country in the world which cannot become self-supporting, would not my right hon. Friend agree that the only hope for a permanent recovery is to remove all trade barriers so that we can buy in the cheapest markets and sell in the dearest? Has my right hon. Friend seen the speech of Sir Roger Makins, as reported in "The Times" today?

Oral Answers to Questions — Shipbuilding: North-East Coast (28 Oct 1953)

Sir Waldron Smithers: Is my right hon. Friend aware that I have reason to believe that there is great anxiety in the North-East shipyards because of the loss of orders for repairs and shipbuilding, which are going to continental ports because the cost is lower and the turn-round is quicker? Is not this due to the fact that their people are working harder than we are?

Oral Answers to Questions — Employment: Wage Inspectors (20 Oct 1953)

Sir Waldron Smithers: asked the Minister of Labour how many wage inspectors there are in Great Britain; and what is the annual cost of their salaries and expenses.

Oral Answers to Questions — Employment: Wage Inspectors (20 Oct 1953)

Sir Waldron Smithers: Does the Minister consider that the cost to the taxpayer justifies the continuance of these snoopers, and is it not time that this particular form of Gestapo ceased?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Health: Ambulance Service (30 Jul 1953)

Sir Waldron Smithers: asked the Minister of Health what alteration there has been in the system of reckoning the number of journeys and patients carried by the ambulance service since 1950; what were the dates; and if he will give details of the alterations.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Health: Ambulance Service (30 Jul 1953)

Sir Waldron Smithers: Is there any truth in the suggestion that this scheme was introduced to show that the Health Service has been more active and conveyed more patients when, in fact, more patients have not been conveyed by the ambulances?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Health: Ambulance Service (30 Jul 1953)

Sir Waldron Smithers: Is not this scheme, therefore, dishonest?


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