Results 1–20 of 898 for speaker:Sir Annesley Somerville

Oral Answers to Questions — National Service (Young People). (8 Jan 1942)

Sir Annesley Somerville: Is there not an arrangement—voluntary, of course—between the Board of Admiralty and the Sea Cadets' organisation?

Orders of the Day — Colonial Affairs. (20 Nov 1941)

Sir Annesley Somerville: The hon. Member for Derby (Mr. Noel-Baker) deprecated the introduction into this vital problem of anything that would tend to cause dissension. He said that on behalf of the Labour party. I thoroughly agree, and my object in rising is to ask the Government and the Labour party and all whom it may concern always to remember that good advice in our dealings with the Colonies. He spoke also of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence.: Billeting. (16 Oct 1941)

Sir Annesley Somerville: Is not this the first time this allegation has been made in regard to this district? Arc not the arrangements generally extremely satisfactory for the evacuees, and have not these great houses been taken advantage of to the fullest extent?

Orders of the Day — Agriculture (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill. (14 Oct 1941)

Sir Annesley Somerville: I beg to move, in page 3, line 9, at the end, to insert: Where by reason of the increased cost of labour (including transport) or any other cause outside the control of a catchment board the expenditure of such catchment board in preparing and carrying out any scheme approved by the Minister under Section 14 of the Agriculture (Miscellaneous War Provisions) Act, 1940, exceeds the amount of...

Orders of the Day — Agriculture (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill. (14 Oct 1941)

Sir Annesley Somerville: I understand from the explanation that the extra cost is to be divided between the Treasury and the owner, each paying 50 per cent., and if I have that assurance, I am prepared to withdraw the Amendment.

Orders of the Day — Agriculture (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill. (14 Oct 1941)

Sir Annesley Somerville: Having had my right hon. Friend's assurance, I beg to ask leave to withdraw the Amendment.

SOLICITORS BILL [Lords]. (11 Sep 1941)

Sir Annesley Somerville: Today we are taking part in the achievement of a very large number of reforms which have been long overdue, and the general public ought to be grateful to the Attorney-General and to the Government for the opportunity now afforded of obtaining a Second Reading for this Measure. The Attorney-General has given a very clear account of the progress of this Measure. Twelve years ago I had the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade Boards. (10 Jul 1941)

Sir Annesley Somerville: asked the Minister of Labour what requests he has received to issue instructions, of a kind that might influence their decisions, to the independent persons appointed by the Ministry of Labour to act in a judicial capacity as members of trade boards; and will he bring to the notice of these boards the necessity of taking into consideration the Government's declared policy to stabilise the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade Boards. (10 Jul 1941)

Sir Annesley Somerville: Does the right hon. Gentleman not agree that it is of the highest importance that trade boards should fully realise the importance of taking into consideration such a policy?

Oral Answers to Questions — Wages. (3 Jul 1941)

Sir Annesley Somerville: asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware that at a meeting of a Midland area food industries trade board the members appointed by the Ministry of Labour voted in favour of a rise in wages, and, as this is contrary to the Government's policy, and by increasing wages and thereby the costs of production will cause rises in cost of living, and compel the abandonment of the Government's...

Oral Answers to Questions — Wages. (3 Jul 1941)

Sir Annesley Somerville: While thanking the right hon. Gentleman for his answer, may I point out that we have to avoid the evils of inflation, which would be disastrous for everyone, but especially for the poor?

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence.: Requisitioned Premises. (27 May 1941)

Sir Annesley Somerville: asked the Prime Minister, whether, in view of the many cases of inconsiderate and arbitrary treatment of requisitioned property by minor officials, he will take steps to provide that the livelihood, housing and compensation of owners and occupiers are treated with care and consideration?

Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland (Conscription). (20 May 1941)

Sir Annesley Somerville: asked the Prime Minister whether, in view of the strong feeling in Ulster in favour of conscription, he will consider the desirability of introducing this measure?

Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland (Conscription). (20 May 1941)

Sir Annesley Somerville: Does not my right hon. Friend remember that the people of Northern Ireland regard this negative policy up to the present as a slight on their patriotism, and also that one frightful result of it is that the good men volunteer while the less good men get their jobs?

Oral Answers to Questions — Solicitors Bill. (15 May 1941)

Sir Annesley Somerville: asked the Prime Minister the approximate date on which he will afford facilities for the Second Reading of the Solicitors' Bill which has already passed all its stages in the other House?

Clause 1. — (Power to make orders with respect to certain schools.) (8 May 1941)

Sir Annesley Somerville: I sympathise with my hon. Friend the Member for Ebbw Vale (Mr. Bevan) in his inability to discuss the possibility of keeping the public schools alive. He has spoken of their dying a natural death. I should not be surprised if he would like to see them die a violent death. This Bill is of narrow scope, and he is precluded from starting an argument, in which I should have been delighted to take...

Oral Answers to Questions — Educational Facilities (Co-Ordination). (23 Apr 1941)

Sir Annesley Somerville: Is the right hon. Gentleman not aware that public schools are only too anxious to provide their educational facilities for boys from any section of the community who are qualified to take advantage of them?

Orders of the Day — Ways and Means.: Air-Raid Shelters (Government Grants). (10 Apr 1941)

Sir Annesley Somerville: The hon. and gallant Member who has just spoken presented such a clear case that I can usefully add very little to it. He said that nothing that was unjust could be expedient; it is very difficult to dispute that statement. He spoke on behalf of the Association of Municipal Corporations, a comprehensive body. I also would like to speak on their behalf and also on behalf of the Non-County...

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: British Prisoners of War. (18 Mar 1941)

Sir Annesley Somerville: May I ask whether the transport is now working between Lisbon and Marseilles?

Orders of the Day — Supply.: Diplomatic and Consular Services. (18 Feb 1941)

Sir Annesley Somerville: In listening to the hon. Member for Shipley (Mr. Creech Jones), I was struck with the need of even a larger Vote for the British Council. He asked why the Council did not do this or that, but it is doing exactly what he asked that it should do. It is obvious that the hon. Member has not a large knowledge of what the Council has been doing. Under the late LordLloyd it had extended its...


1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 > >>

Create an alert

Did you find what you were looking for?

Advanced search

Find this exact word or phrase

You can also do this from the main search box by putting exact words in quotes: like "cycling" or "hutton report"

By default, we show words related to your search term, like “cycle” and “cycles” in a search for cycling. Putting the word in quotes, like "cycling", will stop this.

Excluding these words

You can also do this from the main search box by putting a minus sign before words you don’t want: like hunting -fox

We also support a bunch of boolean search modifiers, like AND and NEAR, for precise searching.

Date range

to

You can give a start date, an end date, or both to restrict results to a particular date range. A missing end date implies the current date, and a missing start date implies the oldest date we have in the system. Dates can be entered in any format you wish, e.g. 3rd March 2007 or 17/10/1989

Person

Enter a name here to restrict results to contributions only by that person.

Section

Restrict results to a particular parliament or assembly that we cover (e.g. the Scottish Parliament), or a particular type of data within an institution, such as Commons Written Answers.

Column

If you know the actual Hansard column number of the information you are interested in (perhaps you’re looking up a paper reference), you can restrict results to that; you can also use column:123 in the main search box.