Results 1–20 of 67 for speaker:Professor Archibald Hill

India (Government Policy) (14 Jun 1945)

Professor Archibald Hill: My hon. Friend who has just spoken paid a tribute to the Secretary of State in which I would like to join. Two days ago, I received a letter from an eminent Indian statesman in which he said: I expect no praise, I am indifferent to abuse, but I do not like obstruction. My right hon. Friend this afternoon, as on other occasions, has been subjected to obstruction; he has usually had little...

Orders of the Day — Housing (7 Jun 1945)

Professor Archibald Hill: I do not propose to follow the hon. Member for Ebbw Vale (Mr. Bevan) in that part of his speech which dealt with personalities, and which I do not think was well received in the Committee and will not be well received in the country. I want to refer to the speech made by the right hon. Gentleman the Member for Wakefield (Mr. Greenwood). The line he seemed to take was that his party ceased to...

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies: Bread (Wheat Extraction Rate) (21 Mar 1945)

Professor Archibald Hill: asked the Minister of Food how many more tons of wheat are required annually in the United Kingdom to mill flour of 80 per cent. extraction than of 85 per cent. extraction; and whether, in view of the grave short- age of food in Europe, and the admitted fact that the 80 per cent. is no more nourishing than the 85 per cent., this extra wheat will be saved.

India (28 Jul 1944)

Professor Archibald Hill: As my hon. Friend the Member for Walsall (Sir G. Schuster) said, a new motif seems to be apparent in this Debate to-day: and I personally feel that this change of motif is one which is greatly to be welcomed, one which holds out great hopes for the future improvement of Indian life and of our relations with India. My right hon. Friend the Member for East Edinburgh (Mr. PethickLawrence) said...

India (28 Jul 1944)

Professor Archibald Hill: Does the hon. Member include the 300,000,000 agriculturists among the workers?

India (28 Jul 1944)

Professor Archibald Hill: I did not say that I took no interest in politics, but I made no speeches.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Research (Financial Assistance) (27 Jun 1944)

Professor Archibald Hill: asked the Lord President of the Council to which of the three bodies under his direction, the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, the Medical Research Council and the Agricultural Research Council, should application be directed for financial assistance to research on the following subjects: marine biology, freshwater biology, ecology, genetics, cytology, vital statistics,...

Oral Answers to Questions — India: Economic Development Plan (11 May 1944)

Professor Archibald Hill: asked the Secretary of State for India whether copies of "A Plan of Economic Development of India," published in Bombay last January, by a group of Indian industrialists, can be made available to Members of Parliament.

Oral Answers to Questions — India: Post-war Educational Developments (11 May 1944)

Professor Archibald Hill: asked the Secretary of State for India whether the Government of India publication, "Postwar Educational Developments in India: Report by Central Advisory Board of Education, January, 1944," can be reprinted and made generally available in this country.

Oral Answers to Questions — India: Post-war Educational Developments (11 May 1944)

Professor Archibald Hill: Can a summary of this report be printed and made generally available?

Oral Answers to Questions — Refugees (Inter-Governmental Committee) (4 Aug 1943)

Professor Archibald Hill: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the Inter-Governmental Committee on Refugees has now been reconstituted and given power to deal with postwar as well as present aspects of the problem of refugees; what are its membership and terms of reference; and whether it has yet met?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: National Anti-Vaccination League (Income Tax) (29 Jun 1943)

Professor Archibald Hill: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether the National Anti-Vaccination League is treated as a charitable organisation for purposes of assessment to Income Tax?

Oral Answers to Questions — Public Health: Vaccination and Immunisation (24 Jun 1943)

Professor Archibald Hill: Can my right hon. Friend say whether the National Anti-Vaccination League is regarded as a charity organisation and excused the payment of Income Tax?

Oral Answers to Questions — Public Health: Vaccination and Immunisation (24 Jun 1943)

Professor Archibald Hill: Will my right hon. Friend ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether it is regarded as a charity?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy: Research Establishments (Co-operation) (23 Jun 1943)

Professor Archibald Hill: asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether ,he is aware that an Admiralty research establishment of which he has been informed was set up in immediate contiguity to a research establishment of another Department in order to facilitate co-operation between the two; that the former has been entirely separated from the latter by a high wall furnished with broken bottles and barbed wire so...

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy: Research Establishments (Co-operation) (23 Jun 1943)

Professor Archibald Hill: Does my right hon. Friend realize that, in spite of this theoretical passage, communication is in fact both difficult and restricted, and could he use his good nature and his well-known capacity for persuading people to be sensible to get over this absurd difficulty by which two establishments that are meant to work together in fact do it very little?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy: Research Establishments (Co-operation) (23 Jun 1943)

Professor Archibald Hill: Does my right hen. Friend realise that secrecy is commonly supposed, no doubt erroneously, to be too frequently used for purposes of avoiding criticism, and could he advise the people in this establishment not to have their motives misinterpreted?

Orders of the Day — Refugee Problem (19 May 1943)

Professor Archibald Hill: (Cambridge University): I do not agree with all that the hon. Member for Holland with Boston (Mr. Butcher) said, but I do agree cordially with his thesis that nothing we do must be allowed to hinder our efforts in bringing the war to an end. That is the one condition above all else in this matter and I hope to develop that point later on. I could not agree more than I do with the hon....

Orders of the Day — Colonial Administration (West Indies) (16 Mar 1943)

Professor Archibald Hill: The discussion to-day on Colonial administration in the West Indies and on the Stockdale Report opens up a number of questions of general interest to the Colonial Empire as a whole, particularly those connected with education, especially higher education, with medicine and public health, and with research, scientific, technical, industrial, medical and in relation to general welfare. I hope...

Business of the House (11 Mar 1943)

Professor Archibald Hill: In view of the widespread interest in the subject, will the Government be able to give time in the near future for a discussion of the Motion standing in my name and the names of 276 other hon. Members?


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