Results 121–140 of 228 for speaker:Hon. Harold Nicolson

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information.: Peace Aims. (11 Mar 1941)

Hon. Harold Nicolson: The case for and against a discussion of peace aims has been ventilated both on the wireless and in the Press, and the Government see no reason at present to encourage further discussion.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information.: Peace Aims. (11 Mar 1941)

Hon. Harold Nicolson: I am afraid I should want notice of that question.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information.: Forces Programme Wavelength. (11 Mar 1941)

Hon. Harold Nicolson: I am grateful to learn that the change of wavelength has led to better reception of the Forces programme at Greenock, and I am glad to say that a similar improvement has been obtained in several other parts of the country. Moreover, it is now possible to devote the new wavelength exclusively to this programme, as the foreign language bulletins which previously had to be transmitted along...

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information.: Forces Programme Wavelength. (11 Mar 1941)

Hon. Harold Nicolson: I would not say that.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information.: Invasion Instructions Leaflet. (11 Mar 1941)

Hon. Harold Nicolson: The final text of these instructions will probably be approved within the next few days. They will be distributed in leaflet form by the Post Office to every household in the Kingdom. They will be issued at the same time to the Press, and copies will be available in the Library.

Oral Answers to Questions — Propaganda Films. (4 Mar 1941)

Hon. Harold Nicolson: Arrangements have been made with the Cinematograph Exhibitors' Association for the inclusion in each programme in almost every cinema theatre throughout the country, including the London area, of a short Ministry propaganda film. In addition there are many longer films of propaganda value made by commercial producers either for, or in co-operation with, the Ministry. These are regularly...

Oral Answers to Questions — Propaganda Films. (4 Mar 1941)

Hon. Harold Nicolson: My right hon. Friend is never satisfied that all arrangements are perfect, but the arrangements now made are a great improvement on the former ones.

Oral Answers to Questions — Propaganda Films. (4 Mar 1941)

Hon. Harold Nicolson: Yes, Sir.

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies.: Iceland and Faroe Islands (Correspondence Censorship). (11 Feb 1941)

Hon. Harold Nicolson: There is no avoidable delay at Liverpool in the censoring of correspondence from Iceland and the Faröe Islands, and no advantage would be gained by transferring this censorship to Edinburgh.

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies.: Local Information Committee Officer (Speech, Oxford). (24 Oct 1940)

Hon. Harold Nicolson: Yes, Sir. The gentleman to whom the hon. Member refers is a member of the local Information Com- mittee of the Ministry of Information, but, as he was careful to make clear at the time, he was speaking entirely in his personal capacity and not as a member of the local Information Committee. Mr. Taylor is neither a civil servant nor in receipt of remuneration from the Government, and he...

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies.: Local Information Committee Officer (Speech, Oxford). (24 Oct 1940)

Hon. Harold Nicolson: I am aware that Mr. Taylor's statements led to a considerable controversy at the time, but Mr. Taylor was speaking as an independent person.

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies.: Local Information Committee Officer (Speech, Oxford). (24 Oct 1940)

Hon. Harold Nicolson: I think my hon. Friend is under some misapprehension as to the functions of these Information Committees. They are not administrative sections of the Ministry of Information. They are voluntary and advisory bodies, and we have taken very great care that they should have on them representatives of every shade of opinion, even if those opinions are not such as to commend themselves to every...

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies.: Local Information Committee Officer (Speech, Oxford). (24 Oct 1940)

Hon. Harold Nicolson: There is no misunderstanding about that at all. In fact, I never pretended that Mr. Taylor was making any statement on behalf of His Majesty's Government.

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence.: War Aims. (10 Oct 1940)

Hon. Harold Nicolson: I regret that I am not yet able to make any statement.

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence.: War Aims. (10 Oct 1940)

Hon. Harold Nicolson: The matter is under constant examination.

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence.: Ministry of Information (Reorganisation). (17 Sep 1940)

Hon. Harold Nicolson: As the reply is rather long, I will, with permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence.: Ministry of Information (Reorganisation). (17 Sep 1940)

Hon. Harold Nicolson: There has been a limitation.

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence.: Aliens' Letters (Censorship). (13 Aug 1940)

Hon. Harold Nicolson: I have been asked to reply. All letters of aliens, who are interned, are subject to censorship irrespective of the recipient. The letters of aliens who are not interned are not subject to any censorship other than that applicable to the public generally.

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Defence.: Aliens' Letters (Censorship). (13 Aug 1940)

Hon. Harold Nicolson: It depends upon where the letter was received from.


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