Results 101–120 of 186 for speaker:Major Lyall Wilkes

Oral Answers to Questions — Armed Forces: Colonial Forces (5 Mar 1947)

Major Lyall Wilkes: Can the Minister say whether in following this policy of allowing Colonial peoples to play a large part, and their proper part, in Imperial Defence in peacetime, he intends to continue the relaxation of King's Regulations which, for the first time during this war, allowed Africans and West Indians to hold the King's Commission? Will he carry that relaxation over to peace time?

Oral Answers to Questions — Armed Forces: Colonial Forces (5 Mar 1947)

Major Lyall Wilkes: I put it down some time ago.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: New Factories, North-Eastern Development Area (27 Feb 1947)

Major Lyall Wilkes: asked the President of the Board of Trade how many factories have been built under the guidance arid direction of his Department, within the North-East Development Area, since May, 1945; the number of men and women employed in these factories; how many factories are planned to be completed; and how many men and women planned to be employed within them by January, 1948.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: New Factories, North-Eastern Development Area (27 Feb 1947)

Major Lyall Wilkes: It the right hon. and learned Gentleman should have difficulty with this programme owing to the shortage of raw materials, will he consult with the Minister of Labour with the object of giving priority to those factories in which disabled men can be employed?

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies: Milk Consumption (17 Feb 1947)

Major Lyall Wilkes: asked the Minister of Food whether there are any figures available comparing the amount of milk consumed on Tyneside and, in particular, within the city of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. during 1938, 1939 and 1946.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force: Personal Cases (12 Feb 1947)

Major Lyall Wilkes: asked the Secretary of State for Air if he is yet in a position to state whether compassionate release or extended leave will be granted to 23356I0 G. D. Largue, A.C.2, whose parents are in hospital, his only relatives at home being a 10 year old brother and an 80 year old grandmother.

Oral Answers to Questions — Employment: Resettlement of Poles (28 Jan 1947)

Major Lyall Wilkes: asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware that, on 3rd January, out of 142,000 Poles in the United Kingdom only 1,750 were employed in civil trades and industries; what steps he is taking to speed the rate at which ex-members of the Polish forces re-enter trade and industry; and whether he will publish a schedule of trades and industry showing the number of Polish ex-Servicemen...

Oral Answers to Questions — Deserters (Surrender Call) (22 Jan 1947)

Major Lyall Wilkes: asked the Minister of Defence whether he will now consider proposals for a general or selective amnesty for the 13,176, 1,500 and 392 deserters for a period of more than one year from the Army, R.N. and R.A.F., respectively, in view of the fact that police reports indicate that these deserters are responsible for the increasing gang war fare and hooliganism, as well as the general increase in...

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry: Distressed Relatives Scheme (21 Nov 1946)

Major Lyall Wilkes: asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department the number of displaced persons who have entered this country under the emergency scheme announced in November, 1945.

Foreign Affairs (22 Oct 1946)

Major Lyall Wilkes: There is a fairly definite way in which one can judge the success of a Minister in home affairs. If the Minister of Health does not build houses a hundred times more quickly than houses were built at the end of the first great war, then obviously the Minister of Health is failing in his job. If the export figures of the President of the Board of Trade do not rise quickly, then obviously the...

Foreign Affairs (22 Oct 1946)

Major Lyall Wilkes: That is exactly what I do say.

Foreign Affairs (22 Oct 1946)

Major Lyall Wilkes: On the authority of two Members of this House.

Foreign Affairs (22 Oct 1946)

Major Lyall Wilkes: On the authority of two Members of the House and of officers with whom I served for nearly a year in Greece, and who later became members of the police mission in Greece. I am not making political propaganda, or retailing newspaper reports. I had a year in Greece and some few weeks under the last part of the German occupation. During the occupation of a country you find out who are Britain's...

Foreign Affairs (22 Oct 1946)

Major Lyall Wilkes: I do not really understand that interruption. The answer to Communism is not support of Franco, of a police State in Portugal, or of the Grand Mufti. The answer to Communism, if there is an answer to it, is a working Socialism actively supported the world over, in Germany, in Eastern and Western Europe, and in the Mediterranean area. I would point out to the Minister of State that in the last...

Oral Answers to Questions — East Africa: Kenya (Kipande System) (16 Oct 1946)

Major Lyall Wilkes: asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he will state the composition of the sub-committee set up to examine the operation of Kipande system in Kenya; and, in particular, how many Africans had been appointed.

Oral Answers to Questions — Greece (Army Reorganisation) (16 Oct 1946)

Major Lyall Wilkes: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the re-organisation and re-equipment of the Greek Army has now been completed by the British Military Mission.

Oral Answers to Questions — Greece (Army Reorganisation) (16 Oct 1946)

Major Lyall Wilkes: In view of the fact that the Foreign Secretary's Department on 10th August last issued a statement showing that 228 ex-members of the Quisling security battalions in Greece are now on active service as officers with the Greek Army—a number in excess of those who are ex-members of the Resistance—would not the Foreign Secretary consider making representations to the British Military Mission...

Palestine (1 Aug 1946)

Major Lyall Wilkes: I intervene in this Debate as an ordinary back bench Member who, by the fortunes of war, was enabled to work for some considerable months during 1943 in the offices of the Palestine administration. I do so with a great deal of reluctance, and I had hoped that the arguments that I am about to put forward would have been made by others than myself. I can only speak as a back bench Member of the...

Palestine (1 Aug 1946)

Major Lyall Wilkes: It means the completest and most contradictory orientation from what we commonly call the "Left Wing" in Palestine.

Palestine (1 Aug 1946)

Major Lyall Wilkes: I am sure the right hon. Gentleman does not expect me to go into details of the philosophies and doctrines held by the different political parties. I would say this, however. In addition to the general question of the pace of development in Palestine, there has always been a very great difference between nationalistic and non-nationalistic outlook, in the exclusively racial and aggressive...


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