Results 81–100 of 463 for speaker:Lieut-Colonel David Mather

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Industry: Lasham Airfield (Aircraft Disappearance) (25 Oct 1971)

Lieut-Colonel David Mather: I thank my hon. Friend for that statement and wish to associate myself with his expression of sympathy for the tragic aspects of the case. Is my hon. Friend aware that arrangements for notifying the next of kin in this case seem to have broken down? Secondly, is he aware that the plane was 43 hours overdue before that fact was discovered? Thirdly, is he satisfied that safety regulations for...

Orders of the Day — European Communities (27 Oct 1971)

Lieut-Colonel David Mather: I gather that the lion. Member for Ashfield (Mr. Marquand) has that sinking feeling; I hope that he does not sink out of sight before tomorrow night. During my career I have been involved in situations in which Britain's interests have been acutely and actively engaged, politico-strategic situations, and I have developed fairly sensitive political antennae and in the situation facing us I...

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: Food Prices (16 Nov 1971)

Lieut-Colonel David Mather: Will my right hon. Friend say what movement there has been in the last few months in the price of food manufactured in the United Kingdom?

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Seychells (22 Nov 1971)

Lieut-Colonel David Mather: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what progress has been made with a study on a new form of constitution for the Seychelles.

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Seychells (22 Nov 1971)

Lieut-Colonel David Mather: Is my hon. Friend aware that this is very much a political issue in the Seychelles in regard to the future of those islands? Is he also aware that as far as can be ascertained, a large majority of people in the Seychelles are in favour of closer ties with Britain? Will he give further consideration to this whole constitutional aspect?

Northern Ireland (25 Nov 1971)

Lieut-Colonel David Mather: Not Kenya.

Northern Ireland (25 Nov 1971)

Lieut-Colonel David Mather: Malaysia?

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Persian Gulf (13 Dec 1971)

Lieut-Colonel David Mather: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement about the latest position in the Persian Gulf.

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Persian Gulf (13 Dec 1971)

Lieut-Colonel David Mather: Would my right hon. Friend say whether it is intended to establish a base to assist the Union in planning its defence forces and, if so, whether this base can be used by British troops in rotation?

Jordanian Ambassador (Shooting Incident) (16 Dec 1971)

Lieut-Colonel David Mather: Will my right hon. Friend confirm that arrests have been made at Gatwick and Heathrow Airports? Will he give urgent consideration to the security of unlicensed private and disused airfields in this country and the ease with which they are used for illicit purposes, particularly for illegal entry and exit?

Bangladesh (4 Feb 1972)

Lieut-Colonel David Mather: First, has my right hon. Friend had any indication when Indian troops will leave Bangladesh? Secondly, has he any information about the release and repatriation of the 90,000 Pakistani prisoners?

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Seychelles (14 Feb 1972)

Lieut-Colonel David Mather: Will my hon. Friend bear in mind the desire of the great majority of the people of Seychelles for closer ties with Britain on a permanent basis? Will my hon. Friend consider ways and means of achieving this?

Defence (23 Feb 1972)

Lieut-Colonel David Mather: I have asked the right hon. Gentleman before why it was that the Labour Government, in contradiction of their previous policy, suddenly decided to withdraw from the Gulf, and, the right hon. Gentleman has never been able to give me an answer. Can he give me an answer now?

Orders of the Day — Defence (24 Feb 1972)

Lieut-Colonel David Mather: The hon. Member for Portsmouth, West (Mr. Judd) wondered whether we were overplaying our hand in the Indian Ocean by making too much of a fuss about the Soviet presence there. The significant thing about the Soviet presence in the Indian Ocean is that it actually arrived in a place where it had never been before, in the same way that it arrived in the Mediterranean where it had never been...

Orders of the Day — Defence (24 Feb 1972)

Lieut-Colonel David Mather: If the hon. Member had had intelligence training he might have understood these matters a little better.

Orders of the Day — Defence (24 Feb 1972)

Lieut-Colonel David Mather: rose

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Malta (6 Mar 1972)

Lieut-Colonel David Mather: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a further statement on Her Majesty's Government's relations with Malta.

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Malta (6 Mar 1972)

Lieut-Colonel David Mather: Has my right hon. Friend received an assurance that, in the event of no agreement being reached, the military facilities of Malta will be denied to Warsaw Pact Powers?

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Seychelles (6 Mar 1972)

Lieut-Colonel David Mather: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what plans exist for the development of tourism in the Seychelles.

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Seychelles (6 Mar 1972)

Lieut-Colonel David Mather: Will my right hon. Friend bear in mind the effects of over-development on certain areas of these islands, particularly on the marine ecology of areas such as Port Launay on Mahe Island? Will he undertake, in conjunction with the Government of the Seychelles, that proper study will be given to the question of over-development?


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