Results 341–360 of 3294 for speaker:Mr William Bridgeman

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Mackintoshes. (12 Dec 1927)

Mr William Bridgeman: The mackintosh as at present supplied conforms to the general trade standard for this class of article, but it has been decided that future purchases of mackintoshes shall have a dark grey lining instead of blue in order to avoid the possible staining of white uniform.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Mackintoshes. (12 Dec 1927)

Mr William Bridgeman: I should require notice of that question.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Chief Petty Officers (Leave). (12 Dec 1927)

Mr William Bridgeman: I should be glad if my hon. and Gallant Friend will repeat this question in a week's time.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Portsmouth Dockyard (Accident). (7 Dec 1927)

Mr William Bridgeman: I regret that one naval rating has died as the result of the accident. The answer to the second part of the question is in the affirmative.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Portsmouth Dockyard (Accident). (7 Dec 1927)

Mr William Bridgeman: At the inquest attention was called to the way in which the gangway was attached. I have just received a report of the inquiry, but I have not had time to examine it sufficiently to say exactly what was the cause of the accident.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Portsmouth Dockyard (Accident). (7 Dec 1927)

Mr William Bridgeman: Certainly, instructions will be given to take more care, and, if any definite point is raised, that, of course, will be given special attention.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Portsmouth Dockyard (Accident). (7 Dec 1927)

Mr William Bridgeman: I must ask for notice of that question.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Capital Ships (Care and Maintenance Cost). (7 Dec 1927)

Mr William Bridgeman: As the answer contains a number of figures I will, with my hon. and gallant Friend's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Chinese Waters (Piracy). (7 Dec 1927)

Mr William Bridgeman: The question of stationing a British ship at Bias Bay to check piracy has been considered, and this action has been taken on occasion, whenever thought desirable. The establishment of a permanent British patrol in Bias Bay is not thought to be a feasible solution of this problem.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Chinese Waters (Piracy). (7 Dec 1927)

Mr William Bridgeman: I am not aware that piracy is included in the term "private enterprise," but, if so, I cannot undertake not to interfere with it. With regard to my hon. Friend's supplementary question, the whole matter has been carefully considered by the Commander-in-Chief on the spot, and he is adopting what he thinks is the best method of dealing with the matter.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Chinese Waters (Piracy). (7 Dec 1927)

Mr William Bridgeman: One of the new gunboats is already in commission. Another will be commissioned during the present month. The remaining two are expected to be put into service early in the new year. These vessels are designed solely for service on the great rivers of China, and cannot be employed on the high seas where the recent increase in piracy has occurred.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Chinese Waters (Piracy). (7 Dec 1927)

Mr William Bridgeman: Some of the vessels which are due to be replaced are being kept as long as we can keep them. Other vessels are taking the place of those that are absolutely unable to go on any longer, and the question of their replacement is one which the Admiralty is always considering.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Pensioners (Emergency Service). (7 Dec 1927)

Mr William Bridgeman: This question is now under consideration, and I regret that I am unable at present to make any statement in the matter.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: War Films (Production and Assistance). (7 Dec 1927)

Mr William Bridgeman: Neither of the two Australian submarines which are now in this country has been engaged in any work in connection with cinematograph films. The remainder of the question does not, therefore, arise.

Oral Answers to Questions — League of Nations.: Disarmament (Preparatory Commission). (30 Nov 1927)

Mr William Bridgeman: The Admiralty will be represented in an advisory capacity at the forthcoming Preparatory Commission on Disarmament by Vice-Admiral W. A. H. Kelly. The Admiralty have been consulted as regards the Government attitude on this question.

Oral Answers to Questions — League of Nations.: Disarmament (Preparatory Commission). (30 Nov 1927)

Mr William Bridgeman: The answer is that the Admiralty have been consulted as regards the Government attitude on this question.

Oral Answers to Questions — League of Nations.: Disarmament (Preparatory Commission). (30 Nov 1927)

Mr William Bridgeman: They have stated their views to those who have to conduct the matter at Geneva.

Oral Answers to Questions — League of Nations.: Disarmament (Preparatory Commission). (30 Nov 1927)

Mr William Bridgeman: Where I see the difference is between making a statement now and waiting till the Preparatory Commission has actually met to discuss it.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Singapore Base. (30 Nov 1927)

Mr William Bridgeman: As indicated in the Estimates presented to Parliament, the sum of £7,750,000 represents the estimated cost of developing the naval base in the Old Strait at Singapore. It does not include the cost of military and air defences required for the defence of Singapore. I understand that these are still under consideration, but in any case, the question of their cost is one for my right hon....

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Singapore Base. (30 Nov 1927)

Mr William Bridgeman: As I have said, it is a question for the Secretary of State for War and the Secretary of State for Air; not for the Admiralty.


Create an alert

Did you find what you were looking for?

Advanced search

Find this exact word or phrase

You can also do this from the main search box by putting exact words in quotes: like "cycling" or "hutton report"

By default, we show words related to your search term, like “cycle” and “cycles” in a search for cycling. Putting the word in quotes, like "cycling", will stop this.

Excluding these words

You can also do this from the main search box by putting a minus sign before words you don’t want: like hunting -fox

We also support a bunch of boolean search modifiers, like AND and NEAR, for precise searching.

Date range

to

You can give a start date, an end date, or both to restrict results to a particular date range. A missing end date implies the current date, and a missing start date implies the oldest date we have in the system. Dates can be entered in any format you wish, e.g. 3rd March 2007 or 17/10/1989

Person

Enter a name here to restrict results to contributions only by that person.

Section

Restrict results to a particular parliament or assembly that we cover (e.g. the Scottish Parliament), or a particular type of data within an institution, such as Commons Written Answers.

Column

If you know the actual Hansard column number of the information you are interested in (perhaps you’re looking up a paper reference), you can restrict results to that; you can also use column:123 in the main search box.