Results 301–317 of 317 for speaker:Mr Francis Douglas

Orders of the Day — Clause 6. — (Extension of powers of local authorities to give financial assistance towards acquisition, construction, etc., of houses.) (4 Dec 1945)

Mr Francis Douglas: I beg to move, in page 4, line 31, at end, add: (3) In relation to an advance or a guarantee in respect of any house in the administrative county of London this Section shall have effect as if for the words 'twelve hundred pounds' there were substituted the words 'thirteen hundred pounds. This Clause deals with the amount that may be advanced by local authorities by way of financial...

Orders of the Day — Clause 6. — (Extension of powers of local authorities to give financial assistance towards acquisition, construction, etc., of houses.) (4 Dec 1945)

Mr Francis Douglas: In view of the assurance the Minister has given, I beg to ask leave to withdraw the Amendment.

Bills Presented: Clause 7. — (Limitation of rent and purchase price of houses constructed under certain building licences.) (7 Dec 1945)

Mr Francis Douglas: The Government are entirely right to resist this Amendment, not only for the reasons' which the Solicitor-General has given to the House, but also for some others, of which I will adduce two. The first is that the Amendment is not conducive to making the Clause clearer. The word "financial" is a word of many undefined and vague meanings, and might lead to endless disputes and trouble on what...

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing: Family Allowances (Payment) (14 Feb 1946)

Mr Francis Douglas: asked the Assistant Postmaster-General what arrangements are being made to ensure that the payment of family allowances does not add to the congestion and queueing now prevalent in many post offices.

Orders of the Day — National Insurance (Industrial Injuries) Bill (18 Feb 1946)

Mr Francis Douglas: I beg to move, in page 18, line 12, leave out from "accident," to the end of line 13.

Orders of the Day — National Insurance (Industrial Injuries) Bill (18 Feb 1946)

Mr Francis Douglas: I do not know that they do.

Orders of the Day — National Insurance (Industrial Injuries) Bill (18 Feb 1946)

Mr Francis Douglas: This Amendment deals with a very important question, and that is the liberty of the subject. As this Clause is drafted, the Minister is given power to make Regulations not merely for the purpose of determining whether the claimant for benefit has sustained injury by an accident, but also for the purpose of determining the treatment which is appropriate to his injury. Therefore, the Minister...

Orders of the Day — National Insurance (Industrial Injuries) Bill (18 Feb 1946)

Mr Francis Douglas: With all respect, Mr. Deputy-Speaker, may I draw your attention to the way in which this Subsection is framed? It provides for claimants: to submit themselves from time to time to medical examination for the purpose of determining the effect of the relevant accident, or the treatment appropriate to the relevant injury or loss of faculty. That is to say, for determining the treatment...

Orders of the Day — National Insurance (Industrial Injuries) Bill (18 Feb 1946)

Mr Francis Douglas: May I ask the hon. Member if he has not observed that the point he is making is covered by Subsection (4) of this Clause?

Orders of the Day — National Insurance (Industrial Injuries) Bill (18 Feb 1946)

Mr Francis Douglas: "Calculated to retard his recovery."

Orders of the Day — National Insurance (Industrial Injuries) Bill (18 Feb 1946)

Mr Francis Douglas: That is Subsection (4).

Orders of the Day — National Insurance (Industrial Injuries) Bill (18 Feb 1946)

Mr Francis Douglas: Before the hon. and learned Gentleman leaves that point, will he read the item we are dealing with in conjunction with the next paragraph?

Orders of the Day — National Insurance (Industrial Injuries) Bill (18 Feb 1946)

Mr Francis Douglas: Will my right hon. Friend give an undertaking that the regulations will be framed so that those who have a conscientious objection to the treatment prescribed may not be obliged to take it?

Orders of the Day — National Insurance (Industrial Injuries) Bill (18 Feb 1946)

Mr Francis Douglas: I beg to move, in page 18, line 34, leave out from "recovery" to the end of line 38. I hope this Amendment will meet with a little more success than did the previous one. The Minister has already put down an Amendment which goes more than half way to meet it The Solicitor-General indicated that he considered that the workman under this Bill had a safeguard in his right to appeal under Clause...

Orders of the Day — National Insurance (Industrial Injuries) Bill (19 Feb 1946)

Mr Francis Douglas: I beg to second the Amendment.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Supply: Clothes Rationing (Coupon Issues) (25 Feb 1946)

Mr Francis Douglas: Marshall asked the President of the Board of Trade, in view of the small increase which he has allowed in the clothing coupon ration, if he will now consider allowing coupons to Regular fighting men arriving in the United Kingdom after serving over three years in a foreign station to enable them to obtain some plain clothes.

Orders of the Day — Railways (Valuation for Rating) Bill (17 May 1946)

Mr Francis Douglas: Before I come to the substance of what I wish to say, it would be well if I made it clear that, although I am a member of the Railway Assessment Authority and of the Anglo-Scottish Railway Assessment Authority, I am not speaking on their behalf, but am expressing my own opinion on this matter. It has long been evident that some legislation ought to be introduced to deal with certain defects...


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