Results 121–140 of 529 for speaker:Mr Charles Grey

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Aviation: Research and Development Contracts (5 Mar 1962)

Mr Charles Grey: asked the Minister of Aviation what was the value of research and development contracts placed by him during the past 12 months, or any ascertainable period; and how many of these were placed with firms in the north region.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Aviation: Research and Development Contracts (5 Mar 1962)

Mr Charles Grey: Why was so little of the work placed with the North-East firms, especially when they are so efficient and could, perhaps, do the job more cheaply? Is the hon. Gentleman aware that this type of contract could overcome the unemployment position in the North-East much better than anything else?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Health: Orthoptists (5 Mar 1962)

Mr Charles Grey: asked the Minister of Health, having regard to the shortage of orthoptists in the North-East, what future plans he has for the area to train more people for this kind of job.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Health: Orthoptists (5 Mar 1962)

Mr Charles Grey: Is the Parliamentary Secretary aware that this shortage is a very serious matter indeed? Does she realise that one of the main causes for the shortage is the shockingly bad pay, which also applies in other parts of the service? Will she have regard to this urgent matter and try to increase the scales?

Business of the House (1 Mar 1962)

Mr Charles Grey: Has the right hon. Gentleman seen the Motion, standing in my name and the names of some of my hon. Friends, suggesting that Question Time should be extended by half an hour? In view of the fact that hon. Members find great difficulty in getting their Questions answered orally, will the right hon. Gentleman find time to debate that Motion?

Oral Answers to Questions — Employment: Unofficial Disputes, North-East (28 Feb 1962)

Mr Charles Grey: asked the Minister of Labour if he will state the percentage loss of working days per man in the North-East through unofficial disputes from 1949 to the present date; and how these figures compare with those for the rest of the country.

Oral Answers to Questions — Employment: Unofficial Disputes, North-East (28 Feb 1962)

Mr Charles Grey: Do these figures compare favourably with the rest of the country? Will the right hon. Gentleman find ways and means of drawing this fact to the attention of industrialists to try to induce them to come up there?

Oral Answers to Questions — Science: D.S.I.R. (Research Stations) (27 Feb 1962)

Mr Charles Grey: asked the Parliamentary Secretary for Science how many research stations are run, or grant assisted, by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research; and which of these are in the northern region.

Oral Answers to Questions — Science: D.S.I.R. (Research Stations) (27 Feb 1962)

Mr Charles Grey: Is the Parliamentary Secretary aware that research stations are as important as factories to the North-East, both as stimulants and as a means of employment for science graduates, many of whom have to leave the area in order to find work? Will he look into that aspect of the matter?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Insurance Companies (20 Feb 1962)

Mr Charles Grey: asked the President of the Board of Trade how many life insurance companies there are; and how many of them have their head offices in London.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Insurance Companies (20 Feb 1962)

Mr Charles Grey: Will the President of the Board of Trade bring forcibly to the notice of these companies the fact that, like building societies, they can operate efficiently and perhaps more cheaply outside London? As building societies are doing a pretty good job in the provinces, will the right hon. Gentleman tell the House what steps he can take to ensure that this example is followed? Is he aware that...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Northern Region (20 Feb 1962)

Mr Charles Grey: asked the President of the Board of Trade what are the factors that have caused the recent increase in the number of unemployed in the Northern Region; and what direct methods he is introducing to remedy the position.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Northern Region (20 Feb 1962)

Mr Charles Grey: This is the same kind of reply. I wonder Why the President of the Board of Trade bothers to come to the House to give it. Why does he not record it on a tape recorder? Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that in March, 1961, he promised that there were 14,500 jobs in prospect for Durham, in June that there were 20,000 in prospect for the North-East, and in December that there were 27,500 jobs...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Northern Region (20 Feb 1962)

Mr Charles Grey: May I ask him further—

Oral Answers to Questions — Secretary to the Treasury (Questions) (15 Feb 1962)

Mr Charles Grey: asked the Prime Minister if he is aware that the practice of the Secretary to the Treasury answering Questions addressed to him after the Chancellor of the Exchequer means that Questions so addressed may never be reached for Oral Answer; and if he will arrange for all Questions addressed to Treasury Ministers to be answered in the order in which they first appeared on the Order Paper.

Oral Answers to Questions — Secretary to the Treasury (Questions) (15 Feb 1962)

Mr Charles Grey: In thanking the Prime Minister for that reply, may I submit the reason why I put down the Question? On 11th December, I put down a Question to the Secretary to the Treasury to be answered on 13th February, Tuesday of this week. When I put down the Question, it was No. 2, but when I received the Order Paper on Tuesday, it was No. 39. I immediately went to the Table Office and was informed that...

Oral Answers to Questions — Roads: A.6074 (Durham) (14 Feb 1962)

Mr Charles Grey: asked the Minister of Transport, having regard to the danger to people who have to cross the A.6074 road, Four Lane Ends to Middlestone Moor, Spennymoor, to catch buses from the east bound bus stop opposite the housing estate, whether he will revoke the derestriction order on this road.

Oral Answers to Questions — Roads: A.6074 (Durham) (14 Feb 1962)

Mr Charles Grey: While thanking the Minister for that reply, in anticipation of getting a better one later on, may I submit to him that this road is not only dangerous, but is becoming a nightmare to people wishing to cross because of the increased number of vehicles traveling at speeds of more than 50 miles an hour? May I also ask if he is aware that during the last three years there have been 44 accidents...

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Decimal Coinage (6 Feb 1962)

Mr Charles Grey: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will direct the committee appointed to consider the practical aspects of the introduction of decimal coinage to advise on the extent to which further premises will be required for the Royal Mint, and to consider the desirability of siting such additional premises in Durham.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Decimal Coinage (6 Feb 1962)

Mr Charles Grey: I thank the right hon. and learned Gentleman for that Answer. Is he aware that if there is a decision to change over to the principle of decimal coinage the Royal Mint will be inadequate to produce the necessary coins? If it is necessary to find a site elsewhere, may I tell the right hon. and learned Gentleman that Durham has suitable sites and the men with the traditional skills for the job?


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