Results 121–140 of 1239 for speaker:Lady Grant of Monymusk

Orders of the Day — Shipyard, Aberdeen. (Dispute) (24 Nov 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: Lady Tweedsmuir rose—

Orders of the Day — Shipyard, Aberdeen. (Dispute) (24 Nov 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: Lady Tweedsmuir rose—

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: Fish (Foreign Landings) (18 Nov 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: What is the exact position about these landings at the moment in the Port of Aberdeen?

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office: Post Office Savings Bank (Transfer) (10 Nov 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: asked the Postmaster-General if he will make a statement on his policy with regard to the move of the Post Office Savings Bank to Glasgow.

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office: Post Office Savings Bank (Transfer) (10 Nov 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that all Scotland will be glad that he has followed the excellent decision taken by the former Government?

Orders of the Day — Economic Affairs (4 Nov 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: I am very glad indeed that it falls to me to be able to congratulate the hon. Member for Liverpool, Walton (Mr. Heffer) on his maiden speech. All hon. Members will agree that the hon. Gentleman was most impressive in the way in which he grew in assurance as his speech progressed, on only the second day on which this Parliament has sat. The hon. Gentleman spoke with great sincerity on behalf...

Orders of the Day — Economic Affairs (4 Nov 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: I have not yet sat down.

Orders of the Day — Economic Affairs (4 Nov 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: I always find the hon. Gentleman is several minutes behind in following an argument.

Orders of the Day — Economic Affairs (4 Nov 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: I had already left that part of my speech and was talking about the structure of Government in Scotland. There will be plenty of opportunities to reply to my remarks.

Orders of the Day — Economic Affairs (4 Nov 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: I do not find that a particularly enlivening or apposite interruption.

Orders of the Day — Economic Affairs (4 Nov 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: It was a Tory Government which took the Succession (Scotland) Act through Parliament, which is of great benefit to the women of Scotland. So far as the structure of Government is concerned, we shall all watch developments with great interest. We shall help the progress of all useful Measures and we shall naturally examine them with the greatest care and in much detail. But as for Scotland at...

John Currie and Peter Connor (Sentences) (31 Jul 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: I admire the diligence with which the hon. Member for Motherwell (Mr. Lawson) and the hon. Lady for Lanarkshire, North (Miss Herbison) have pursued this case for over 18 months. In particular, I assure the hon. Member for Motherwell that the care with which he and his hon. Friends have studied all the circumstances of the case have been matched by the equal care shown, certainly by the Lord...

Scotland (General Teaching Council) (29 Jul 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: I am glad that the hon. Lady the Member for Lanarkshire, North (Miss Herbison) has seen fit to raise this subject of the Wheatley Report on the setting up of a General Teaching Council for Scotland, because, as the hon. Lady rightly said, this is a matter of great importance. During the debate on Scottish Education on 2nd July, the hon. Lady urged that the Secretary of State should take, or...

Scotland (General Teaching Council) (29 Jul 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: It is clear from the fact that I quote at length from the Report, as is only right, that I and, certainly, also my right hon. Friend have, naturally, given, and are giving, all these factors great weight, because the final responsibility must rest upon my right hon. Friend. He has to take everything into account. The Wheatley Committee itself said, in paragraph 7: Our subject has proved to be...

Scotland (General Teaching Council) (29 Jul 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: What is the reason for that? What are the factors which the Secretary of State has to look at at this time? There is the raising of the school leaving age. As I told the House on 2nd July, on the Robbins Committee's estimate we shall, in 1970, have a shortage of 4,300 teachers, a shortage which, at the present rate of recruitment, should disappear by 1976 or by 1977 at the latest, but about...

Scotland (General Teaching Council) (29 Jul 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: The hon. Member for West Lothian (Mr. Dalyell) is surely aware that Scotland has its different education system and is quite capable of having its own different education arrangements. But certainly Brunton has underlined the need for a fresh approach to some aspects of staffing, and this is a need which is increasingly recognised, I think, by the teaching profession, and I believe that the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Technical and Commercial Education (Buildings) (22 Jul 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: The value of work under construction at 31st May, 1964, the latest date for which figures are available, was £14·7 million; and proposals have been approved for other projects estimated to cost £15·8 million, a total of £30·5 million.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Technical and Commercial Education (Buildings) (22 Jul 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: I thank my hon. Friend for the compliment he paid to the Department for what it has done over the years, which I accept. I will take note of his suggestion.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Technical and Commercial Education (Buildings) (22 Jul 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: As there are a great many projects involved, I could not give the hon. Gentleman an accurate reply to the first part of his supplementary question. Ten and a half million £S worth of building will be completed in this financial year, which involves over 13 new colleges.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Technical Colleges (Students) (22 Jul 1964)

Lady Grant of Monymusk: In 1951–52 there were 9,878 full-time and 19,910 part-time day students attending colleges of further education. In 1962–63 the corresponding figures were 16,274 and 45,941. Present plans are on the basis that accommodation will be required for about double the latter figures by the early 1970's.


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