Results 521–529 of 529 for speaker:Mr Charles Grey

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Emergency Training (Completed Courses) (8 May 1947)

Mr Charles Grey: asked the Minister of Education how many students have completed a course of training in the teachers emergency training colleges since their inception; how many satisfied the examiners; and how many successful trainees have been absorbed into teaching posts.

Oral Answers to Questions — Air-Raid Shelters (20 Mar 1947)

Mr Charles Grey: asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will give particulars of the number of persons employed in the demolition of public, domestic and school air-raid shelters; and whether, in view of the existing shortage of manpower in industry, he will order an immediate cessation of this work in order that the persons engaged thereat might be employed in more important work.

Orders of the Day — Economic Situation (11 Mar 1947)

Mr Charles Grey: If, in dealing with the subject of the mining industry, I deliberately avoid talking about the five-day week, about equipment, food for the miners and houses, I do so because I feel that Members on both sides of the House have dealt sufficiently with these subjects. I want to make one or two observations which, I believe, have not been made before. I do not think there ever was a time in the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Vacuum Flasks (6 Mar 1947)

Mr Charles Grey: asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will allow mothers with babies that are fed by bottle to purchase vacuum flasks without permits and so alleviate the unnecessary inconveniences that many are experiencing through having to prepare hot water through the night.

Orders of the Day — Coal Industry Nationalisation Bill (20 May 1946)

Mr Charles Grey: I was privileged to make my maiden speech on the Second Reading of this Bill, and I little dreamed, 12 months ago, while toiling in the bowels of the earth, that I would be here one day to speak in support of a Measure of which thousands of miners, along with myself, have dreamt, but which we scarcely hoped would ever come true because of the paralysing influence of a Parliament that was...

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies: Victory Celebrations (20 Mar 1946)

Mr Charles Grey: asked the Minister of Food whether, in view of the approaching victory celebrations on 8th June, he will afford bakeries an increased amount of sugar, fats, tea, etc., so that children and old people may partake of a public tea as part of the day's celebration; and if, to regulate possible abuse, he will make it obligatory that persons organising such a function shall obtain a certificate of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Banquets (18 Feb 1946)

Mr Charles Grey: asked the Prime Minister if he is aware that the holding of official banquets and receptions, at a time when famine is prevalent in Europe, offends good taste and is resented by the general public; and if he will direct that only such functions as are absolutely necessary shall take place and that those shall assume proportions comparable with austerity endured by the common people.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Copper Coins (13 Dec 1945)

Mr Charles Grey: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if his attention has been drawn to the shortage of copper coins throughout the North-east, causing embarrassment to shopkeepers and public alike; and if he will take steps to alleviate this shortage.

Oral Answers to Questions — Military Service: Call-up Regulations (25 Oct 1945)

Mr Charles Grey: asked the Minister of Labour if he proposes to alter the present regulations for calling up youths to the Armed Forces in order that adequate preparations for their future careers will not be irreparably disturbed by a premature period of military service.

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