Mr Edward Fleming: Does this mean that the station at Holme Moss will not be open at the end of 1951?
Mr Edward Fleming: asked the Minister of National Insurance how many non-contributory old age pensioners are receiving additional financial help from the Public Assistance Board in the Manchester City area.
Mr Edward Fleming: In view of the fact that there are a considerable number of old age pensioners on the contributory list who are compelled at present to go to public assistance, would the right hon. Gentleman consider some means of increasing the basic pension so that they will not be forced to do so?
Mr Edward Fleming: Do we understand the Minister to say that there has not been a sufficient rise in the cost of living to ensure a rise in the corresponding rates of assistance?
Mr Edward Fleming: Is it not necessary for these students to have their cards stamped?
Mr Edward Fleming: Will the Parliamentary Secretary take note that the most prudent action he can take is to persuade British shipyards to lower their costs, so that they can compete with foreign shipyards whose prices are cheaper?
Mr Edward Fleming: Was any apology made by the Russian authorities to the British authorities in Berlin? If not, what is the hon. Gentleman going to do about it?
Mr Edward Fleming: asked the Minister of Food how many prosecutions were undertaken by his Department in respect of the manufacture or sale of foodstuffs during the year ended 31st October, 1949.
Mr Edward Fleming: Can the right hon. Gentleman tell us whether out of that number of cases there were any prosecutions undertaken against manufacturers of ice cream?
Mr Edward Fleming: From his study of those replies which have already been received could the right hon. Gentleman tell us whether the number of people waiting for houses is increasing or decreasing?
Mr Edward Fleming: asked the Minister of Fuel and Power whether the coal ordered by consumers in the Manchester area is now screened and washed before delivery.
Mr Edward Fleming: Why are the National Coal Board allowed to charge top coal prices for the mixture of coal, rock and filth which is still being delivered to domestic consumers in the Manchester area?
Mr Edward Fleming: Would the right hon. Gentleman consider the case I have sent to him of a Malayan officer who has been retired without any reason being given, with no inquiry held, no board, nothing? Does he expect such conditions to encourage other people to join the service?
Mr Edward Fleming: Does the answer mean that Manchester is not to have a television service before Christmas, 1951?
Mr Edward Fleming: asked the Minister of Labour how many unemployed there were in the city of Manchester on 30th September, 1949.
Mr Edward Fleming: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that there are more than 2,000 unemployed among the coloured population in Manchester and that their leader has alleged that a colour bar has been raised against them as regards getting employment? Has he any evidence of that?
Mr Edward Fleming: asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department why his Department refused the request of Mr. Wilson H. Hey, a Manchester surgeon, that mountain rescue squads be allowed to carry ampoules of morphia for the speedy treatment of injured climbers.
Mr Edward Fleming: If Mr. Wilson Hey submits to the Home Secretary another plan for the carrying of this drug, would the right hon. Gentleman consider it?
Mr Edward Fleming: Are no special steps being taken, with reference to the textile industry in Lancashire, to get women to come into Lancashire and work in the cotton industry?
Mr Edward Fleming: While a man is waiting for the artificial limb is he supplied with anything in the nature of crutches?