Results 181–200 of 1239 for speaker:Lady Grant of Monymusk

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Aviation: Scottish Services (22 Oct 1952)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: Is my hon. Friend aware that since State control the services in Scotland have been much reduced? Is it not a fact that it is not economic only to operate internal air services, and, therefore, can my hon. Friend say whether any tenders have been invited for services other than those for purely internal operation in Scotland?

Oral Answers to Questions — Migrants from Europe (International Committee) (22 Oct 1952)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the United Kingdom will now become a member of the Provisional International Committee for the Movement of Migrants from Europe.

Oral Answers to Questions — Migrants from Europe (International Committee) (22 Oct 1952)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: Is the Under-Secretary aware that should Britain become a member of this organisation it would cause great satisfaction on the Continent, because of Britain's great knowledge of migration problems? Is it not a fact that the financial contribution expected of the United Kingdom is not very great and that she would be able to recoup a large part of it from the benefits which would come to her...

Television Transmitters, Pontop Pike and Belfast (22 Oct 1952)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: The announcement by my hon. Friend that Northern Ireland and north-east England are to have television services before the Coronation will, I am sure, be greatly welcomed; but, on the other hand, is not he aware that the claims of north-east Scotland for the same service are just as eligible for very careful consideration, particularly as there is a transmitter available at Kirk o' Shotts,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Railways: Long Distance Freight Charges (27 Oct 1952)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: asked the Minister of Transport whether, in view of the White Fish Authority's rejection of the flat rate transport scheme, he will require the Transport Tribunal, under Section 80 of the Transport Act,. 1947, to review the charges for long distance freight traffic, with a view to introducing an extended scheme for tapering charges.

Oral Answers to Questions — Railways: Long Distance Freight Charges (27 Oct 1952)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: Has my right hon. Friend given consideration and support to such an idea? Is he aware that the abandonment of the traffic equalisation scheme caused a great deal of concern in Aberdeen and fishing ports in the North of Scotland, and that if they are to produce fresh fish in southern markets it is essential to alleviate the handicap of very great freight charges?

Oral Answers to Questions — Employment: Fish Transport Charges, Scotland (28 Oct 1952)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: What were the considerations affecting the decision not to proceed with this scheme?

Oral Answers to Questions — Employment: Fish Transport Charges, Scotland (28 Oct 1952)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: Will my right hon. Friend confirm or deny whether the scheme was abandoned because of pressure from Hull?

Orders of the Day — Queen's Speech: Debate on the Address (5 Nov 1952)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: I hope that the hon. Member for Chesterle-Street (Mr. Bartley) will forgive me if I do not follow his arguments in relation to agriculture and mining. I believe his speech will be recognised on all sides of the House as containing some very constructive points, but the theme running through the debate has been the general concern among all parties as to how we are to increase output in our...

Orders of the Day — Queen's Speech: Debate on the Address (5 Nov 1952)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: I hope the hon. Member will do me the justice to recall that I said that a great deal of thought had been given in this House to the problems of the workers but that equal thought must be given to the problems of professional people.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Fish Transport Charges (11 Nov 1952)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: Is the Joint Under-Secretary aware that the British Transport Commission are about to ask for a 5 per cent. increase in freight charges, which will mean an immense burden on the northern ports, and will he therefore press the Transport Tribunal to consider, as a matter of urgency, an extended scheme of tapering charges?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Oats Certification Scheme (Acreage) (11 Nov 1952)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what percentage of the total cereal acreage of Scotland is being used for the Oats Certification Scheme of his Department.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Oats Certification Scheme (Acreage) (11 Nov 1952)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: In view of the very low percentage of the acreage used in the scheme, does the Joint Under-Secretary think it is advisable that it should be continued, and, if so, will he look again at the way in which it is devised in order to make it more popular?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Television, North-East (11 Nov 1952)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland when he will receive the deputation from Aberdeen Town Council to discuss the provision of television for the Coronation.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Television, North-East (11 Nov 1952)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: Is the Joint Under-Secretary aware that Aberdeen Town Council wrote to the Secretary of State for Scotland on 24th September asking if he would receive a deputation, and that, to date, no reply has been received to that request? Will the Secretary of State therefore receive a deputation from the Aberdeen Town Council, in view of the fact that, in any representations which he makes to the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Television, North-East (11 Nov 1952)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: Does not the Joint Under-Secretary think that, in view of the public interest aroused in this subject in the North-East of Scotland, it would have been advisable, at any rate, to reply to the point made in the letter as to whether the Secretary of State would receive a deputation? I have had an opportunity of seeing the correspondence, and I can say that that point has not been replied to.

Icelandic Fisheries Dispute (20 Nov 1952)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: Will my right hon. Friend say which country has not yet ratified the Over-Fishing Convention and what prospects there are of that country ratifying it in the near future? Will he also say whether the Foreign Secretary has approached the Icelandic Government with a view to suggesting that they should wait until this Convention comes into force and lift their ban before they enter into discussions?

Oral Answers to Questions — Burma: Icelandic Fisheries Dispute (8 Dec 1952)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: Has it been suggested to the Icelandic Government that once Spain ratifies the Over-fishing Convention early in the New Year, a conference should take place and that until then they should withdraw their embargo? If so, what reply did they give?

Television Extension 0 (Government Decision) (8 Dec 1952)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: Is my hon. Friend aware that his statement will cause deep disappointment in the North-East of Scotland? Is it expected that, owing to the re-adjustment of the defence programme, there may be a temporary recession in the radio industry soon after the New Year? Should that take place will he consider whether he can authorise the manufacture of television equipment and sets in order to maintain...

Oral Answers to Questions — Wireless and Television: Television Extensions (Government Decision) (17 Dec 1952)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: asked the Assistant Postmaster-General (1) to authorise a reasonable increase in capital development for the promotion of television, in order that as many people as possible may view the Coronation; (2) whether he has any statement to make on the provision of television to Aberdeen and the north-east of Scotland for the Coronation.


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