Results 81–100 of 3294 for speaker:Mr William Bridgeman

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Regulations (Complaints). (28 Nov 1928)

Mr William Bridgeman: As a result of the reiview that has taken place, certain changes which, it is thought, will impart greater clearness to the Regulations on the subject are now under consideration. When these have been finally decided upon, they will be issued as amendments to the King's Regulations and Admiralty Instructions.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Regulations (Complaints). (28 Nov 1928)

Mr William Bridgeman: They will be issued as amendments to the King's Regulations.

Oral Answers to Questions — Fighting Forces.: International Comparison. (27 Nov 1928)

Mr William Bridgeman: The figures are as follow, in round thousands. The precise figures will be circulated in the OFFICIAL REPORT: Great Britain (not including Dominions), 15th July, 1914, 146,000; 15th July, 1928, 101,000. United States of America, 1914, 67,000; 1928, 113,000. Japan, 1914, 50,000; 1928, 85,000. France,1914, 69,000; 1928, 62,000.Italy, 1914, 40,000; 1928, 46,000.

Oral Answers to Questions — Fighting Forces.: International Comparison. (27 Nov 1928)

Mr William Bridgeman: I am always trying to point out that we have done more in the direction of disarmament than any other country, and, as regards the future, I will do my best to see that this country is secure.

Oral Answers to Questions — Fighting Forces.: International Comparison. (27 Nov 1928)

Mr William Bridgeman: I presume that the hon. Gentleman refers to this question.

Oral Answers to Questions — Fighting Forces.: International Comparison. (27 Nov 1928)

Mr William Bridgeman: There is no harm in telling the truth.

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Royal Navy (Civilian Employes, Singapore). (27 Nov 1928)

Mr William Bridgeman: The number of civilian workpeople employed by the Admiralty at Singapore on 1st October was 784.

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Royal Navy (Civilian Employes, Singapore). (27 Nov 1928)

Mr William Bridgeman: I cannot say. I will inquire further if the hon. Gentleman wants to know.

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Royal Navy (Civilian Employes, Singapore). (27 Nov 1928)

Mr William Bridgeman: If it is possible to do so in that connection, I shall, of course, consider dockyardmen, but I do not know whether the hon. Gentleman's question covers those who are employed by a contractor or those employed by my Department.

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office.: Royal Navy (Civilian Employes, Singapore). (27 Nov 1928)

Mr William Bridgeman: I was not aware whether the hon. Gentleman the Member for Devonport (Mr. Hore-Belisha) was referring to them.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Submarine Salvage. (21 Nov 1928)

Mr William Bridgeman: The whole question of submarine salvage is under investigation and practical experiments on a submarine are about to take place. Experiments and methods of salvage carried out by foreign countries are being closely watched with a view to providing anything that may prove practicable without serious loss of efficiency.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Estimates. (21 Nov 1928)

Mr William Bridgeman: I would refer the hon. and gallant Member to my reply of the 25th July (OFFICIAL REPORT, columns 1255–6) to the hon. Member for Anglesey (Sir R. Thomas).

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Estimates. (21 Nov 1928)

Mr William Bridgeman: The only encouragement I can give the hon. and gallant Member is to repeat what I have already said in the House, but, of course, the fact of the signing of the Kellogg Pact will be borne in mind when we finally settle our Estimates. The hon. and gallant Member knows quite well that it is most irregular to produce the Estimates a long time beforehand.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Estimates. (21 Nov 1928)

Mr William Bridgeman: I cannot give an answer off-hand, and I am not at all sure that I could even with notice, but, if the hon. Member will put a question down, I will do my best to give him an answer.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Singapore Base (Contract). (21 Nov 1928)

Mr William Bridgeman: Yes, Sir, and I am afraid the hon. Member has entirely misconceived the object of this step, which has been taken at the wish of the Admiralty in order that the firm's arrangements for carrying out this very large contract may be kept quite separate from their arrangements in regard to other undertakings which they have in hand. The formation of the subsidiary company does not relieve the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Singapore Base (Contract). (21 Nov 1928)

Mr William Bridgeman: I do not think that would be in accordance with practice.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Singapore Base (Contract). (21 Nov 1928)

Mr William Bridgeman: : My first answer covers all the points.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Singapore Base (Contract). (21 Nov 1928)

Mr William Bridgeman: I should like to see that question on the Paper.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Foreign Naval Staffs (Consultations). (21 Nov 1928)

Mr William Bridgeman: The answer to the first part of the question is in the negative and to the second part in the affirmative. As regards the third part, no conversations on defence matters have taken place except those that were necessary up to the signing of the Peace Treaties.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Foreign Naval Staffs (Consultations). (21 Nov 1928)

Mr William Bridgeman: I presume that the hon. Member has read the White Paper. As he knows, different Powers at Geneva were invited to conversations. That is all described in the White Paper. Beyond that nothing has taken place and there is nothing to be said to-day.


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