Results 41–60 of 317 for speaker:Mr Francis Douglas

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies: Fruit (6 Jun 1945)

Mr Francis Douglas: If the Minister has no information what are his enforcement officers and the police doing?

Oral Answers to Questions — Soap Supplies, London Area (6 Jun 1945)

Mr Francis Douglas: Is the Minister aware that many retailers were sold out of soap within three days of the commencement of the last rationing period?

Clause 2. — (Procedure of Commission.) (11 Apr 1945)

Mr Francis Douglas: May I point out to my hon. Friend that Clause 53 deals with the application to Scotland and contains references to the appropriate, Scottish Act?

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing: Sites (Acquisition) (8 Mar 1945)

Mr Francis Douglas: asked the Minister of Health whether he has confirmed a compulsory purchase order for the acquisition by the Keighley Town Council of 86¼ acres of land at Bracken Bank for housing purposes; for what reason the effort to purchase by agreement failed; what award the arbitrator has given; and what is the value at which the land was assessed for local taxation.

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing: Sites (Acquisition) (8 Mar 1945)

Mr Francis Douglas: asked the Minister of Health why he informed the Huntingdon Town Council that it would be better to employ friendly arbitration rather than resort to a compulsory purchase order for the acquisition of a housing site; where is the land in question; what is its area and rateable value; and whether the council approached the owners asking them to agree to arbitration and with what result.

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing: Sites (Acquisition) (8 Mar 1945)

Mr Francis Douglas: asked the Minister of Health whether the Leeds City Council has confirmed a recommendation by its improvements committee for the purchase of land on the Golden Acre Park Estate, adjacent to the Leeds-Otley Road for a sum of £18,500; what area of land is involved and what is its rateable value.

Orders of the Day — Finance Corporations (2 Mar 1945)

Mr Francis Douglas: In some respects the importance of these two Finance Corporations has been a little exaggerated. The larger one is to consist of a consortium of investment companies and insurance companies which will subscribe the share capital. Its loan capital of £100,000,000 is to be subscribed by the banks The smaller Corporation is to have the whole of its share and loan capital subscribed by the...

Orders of the Day — Finance Corporations (2 Mar 1945)

Mr Francis Douglas: If the hon. and gallant Member will allow me, I said that some aspects of them might easily be exaggerated, namely, the amount of new capital provided.

Oral Answers to Questions — Argentina (Primitiva Gas Company) (28 Feb 1945)

Mr Francis Douglas: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he will inquire, and inform the House, as to the basis upon which compensation to the Primitiva Gas Company has been computed; and whether any representations have been made to the Argentine Government on the matter.

Oral Answers to Questions — Aluminium (Production Cost) (28 Feb 1945)

Mr Francis Douglas: asked the Minister of Aircraft Production what has been the average cost per ton of aluminium produced in this country during each of the last four years.

Oral Answers to Questions — Aluminium (Production Cost) (28 Feb 1945)

Mr Francis Douglas: On a point of Order. I have not asked the price paid on Government contracts; I asked what is the cost of production of aluminium.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Trading Profits (Income Tax Allowances) (27 Feb 1945)

Mr Francis Douglas: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what are the allowances in respect of depreciation and wear and tear now made in assessing liability to income tax.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Trading Profits (Income Tax Allowances) (27 Feb 1945)

Mr Francis Douglas: Is the formula in the last part of my right hon. Friend's answer the only instruction which was given by the Inland Revenue?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Trading Profits (Income Tax Allowances) (27 Feb 1945)

Mr Francis Douglas: Does my right hon. Friend supply a schedule of those rates?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy: Sweets (Canteen Prices) (21 Feb 1945)

Mr Francis Douglas: asked the First Lord of the Admiralty to what extent chocolates and sweets are obtainable by persons serving in the R.N. at lower prices when they are afloat than are payable ashore; and what is the nature of the difference.

Orders of the Day — Local Authorities Loans Bill: Clause I. — (Prohibition of borrowing otherwise than from Public Works Loan Commissioners.) (20 Feb 1945)

Mr Francis Douglas: The right hon. Gentleman is perfectly right in that, but I was not among those who pressed the Chancellor of the Exchequer to accept the Amendment then before us. I merely made a helpful suggestion for dealing with the matter by way of the Regulations.

Orders of the Day — Local Authorities Loans Bill: Clause I. — (Prohibition of borrowing otherwise than from Public Works Loan Commissioners.) (20 Feb 1945)

Mr Francis Douglas: I should like to congratulate the Chancellor of the Exchequer upon this Bill. To those of us who have been concerned in problems of municipal economy for some time, the necessity for dealing with this situation has become apparent. Two years ago when I was opening the Budget of the London County Council I referred to the necessity of preventing wasteful and damaging competition between local...

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Supply: Iron and Steel Disposals, Limited (14 Feb 1945)

Mr Francis Douglas: Will the accounts of the company be open to investigation by the Comptroller and Auditor-General.

Orders of the Day — Hydro-Electric Undertakings (Valuation for Rating) (Scotland) Bill (14 Feb 1945)

Mr Francis Douglas: I hope my Scottish colleagues will forgive my intrusion in this Debate, but it raises principles which might easily receive a very large extension to other subjects of rating, because what we are dealing with here is a specimen of a very large class of undertakings which are valued on what is called the revenue or profits basis, including not only electricity undertakings but gas, water,...

Oral Answers to Questions — India: Remand Homes (Inquiry) (8 Feb 1945)

Mr Francis Douglas: Is it not most unusual for such evidence to be published; and is the object of hon. Members to question the impartiality of the tribunal, or to make party capital out of the report?


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