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Oral Answers to Questions — National War Effort.: Staggered Holidays. ( 8 May 1941)

Mr Robert Gibson: asked the Minister of Labour whether he has considered the complete closing of selected works during successive weeks as an alternative to keeping works going uninterruptedly by allowing a proportion of workers off in successive weeks and so diminishing materially the effective supervision of the work and lowering the proportionate out put; and whether he has any statement to make on the subject?

Oral Answers to Questions — Mercantile Marine.: American Construction. ( 7 May 1941)

Mr Robert Gibson: asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether the vessels now being built in the United States of America on account of the British Government will or will not be of higher speed than those at present under construction at home; and whether he can make any statement regarding these speeds and matters resulting there from?

Oral Answers to Questions — Mercantile Marine.: American Construction. ( 7 May 1941)

Mr Robert Gibson: asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Shipping whether he has been officially informed by the United States of America Government how many million tons of new shipping will be available by 1942 for use by this country; and whether he has any statement to make on the subject?

Oral Answers to Questions — Mercantile Marine.: Norwegian Vessels (British Seamen, Allotments). ( 7 May 1941)

Mr Robert Gibson: asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Shipping whether he is aware that difficulties have arisen regarding allotments by British seamen serving on Norwegian vessels; whether these difficulties have been cleared up, and whether he has any statement to make regarding future such allotments? Colonel Llewellin: Yes, Sir. We have been in communication with the Norwegian authorities...

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Skilled Men. ( 6 May 1941)

Mr Robert Gibson: asked the Secretary of State for War, how many highly-skilled joiners. are employed as assistant cooks in the Army; and what steps he is taking to have them replaced by individuals who are not trained craftsmen and returned to essential carpentry work of national importance?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.: Skilled Men. ( 6 May 1941)

Mr Robert Gibson: Has the right hon. Gentleman seen particulars of the special case that I have sent to his Department?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Muir-Burning. ( 6 May 1941)

Mr Robert Gibson: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what progress has been made with muir-burning in deer forests in Scotland; and whether system atic plans in this regard have been formulated?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland.: Housing Construction, Greenock. ( 6 May 1941)

Mr Robert Gibson: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many houses in Greenock are still in course of construction, and when it is intended that they will be completed?

Oral Answers to Questions — Night Baking. ( 1 May 1941)

Mr Robert Gibson: asked the Minister of Labour whether, in the interests of operative bakers and of their families, as well as in the national interest, he will take steps to stop night baking during the war period?

Oral Answers to Questions — Night Baking. ( 1 May 1941)

Mr Robert Gibson: Will my right hon. Friend consider recommending, where it is possible to dispense with night baking in the interests of the families of the bakers, that such a departure from night baking might conveniently be made?

Oral Answers to Questions — Armed Forces and Civilians (Pensions and Grants). ( 1 May 1941)

Mr Robert Gibson: What is the principle on which the Minister has fixed the date?

Oral Answers to Questions — Armed Forces and Civilians (Pensions and Grants). ( 1 May 1941)

Mr Robert Gibson: But on what principle has it been fixed?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Information.: Advisory Committee, Wales. ( 1 May 1941)

Mr Robert Gibson: Is the Minister representing that it is propaganda for his office to put forward a particular organisation?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force (Leave). ( 1 May 1941)

Mr Robert Gibson: asked the Secretary of State for Air whether he will consider extending the leave of members of the Royal Air Force stationed in England but resident in Scotland by an appropriate number of hours or days to cover extended distance of travel?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force (Leave). ( 1 May 1941)

Mr Robert Gibson: Will the Minister not consider making leave equitable by substituting the principle of potential presence in the home for absence from the unit as the basis on which leave is given?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force (Leave). ( 1 May 1941)

Mr Robert Gibson: But is it necessary for men going on leave all to go by the same train and come back by the same train?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Private Motorcars (Registrations). (23 Apr 1941)

Mr Robert Gibson: Will the right hon. and gallant Gentleman observe that he is not asked for figures, but for the reason for the increase, and can he answer that question?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Miners' Travelling Expenses (23 Apr 1941)

Mr Robert Gibson: Could my hon. Friend see that this expenditure is allowed for Income Tax purposes?

Oral Answers to Questions — Armed Forces and Civilians (Pensions and Grants) (23 Apr 1941)

Mr Robert Gibson: Is the expert chosen by the Minister alone, or in consultation with the applicant?

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies.: Children (Diet). (10 Apr 1941)

Mr Robert Gibson: Will the hon. and gallant Gentleman keep in view the special position of young children with regard to rationing? Are there any regulations dealing specially with young children?


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