Results 81–100 of 317 for speaker:Mr Francis Douglas

Orders of the Day — DIPLOMATIC PRIVILEGES (EXTEN-SION) BILL [Lords]: Clause I. — (Privileges, immunities and capacities of certain international organisations and their staffs.) (24 Oct 1944)

Mr Francis Douglas: There is one point about which I should like a little reassurance. I do not disagree with the principle of the Bill. People who exercise diplomatic functions should not be impeded in doing so. That, I think, is the basis for making an extenson of diplomatic privilege. But this extension is made at the expense of depriving British citizens of rights they would normally have. During the course...

Orders of the Day — Supply: Clause I. — (Privileges, immunities and capacities of certain international organisations and their staffs.) (20 Oct 1944)

Mr Francis Douglas: The Amendment proposes that these organisations shall have the legal capacity of a body corporate. Will that entitle them to take legal proceedings in this country against British citizens?

Oral Answers to Questions — India: Poultry Feeding-stuffs (Ration Cards) (19 Oct 1944)

Mr Francis Douglas: Hacking asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he will make the necessary arrangements so that prospective domestic poultry keepers may receive their balancer meal ration cards before and not after the purchase of their stock of poultry.

Orders of the Day — Town and Country Planning Bill: New Clause. — (Power to authorise purchase by local planning authority for area where land is in lieu of by another authority.) (9 Oct 1944)

Mr Francis Douglas: I should be very much obliged if the Minister will explain a little more clearly what the purpose of this Clause is. On the face of it, it seems to mean this. Local Authority A wants to purchase a piece of land and the Minister says "No, you cannot purchase it, but Local Authority B shall purchase it." That does not seem to provide for the needs of local authorities, but to put a fifth wheel...

Orders of the Day — Town and Country Planning Bill: New Clause. — (Power to authorise purchase by local planning authority for area where land is in lieu of by another authority.) (9 Oct 1944)

Mr Francis Douglas: Would the Minister explain this further point? My right hon. Friend says it may be desirable for the authority in the external area to hold the land. Does that mean that that authority is going to build the necessary houses and that the planning authority will be relieved of that obligation? If so, how is that result to be brought about? Or does it mean that the one authority is going to own...

Orders of the Day — Town and Country Planning Bill: New Clause. — (Power to authorise purchase by local planning authority for area where land is in lieu of by another authority.) (9 Oct 1944)

Mr Francis Douglas: May I ask the Minister to make the case a little clearer? He said that the Clause confers no additional power of purchase, but this is how I understand it. Authority A, a war-damaged area, requires to build outside its own boundary in the area of Authority B, in order to provide for replacements. This Clause, apparently, confers upon Authority B the power to buy land from Authority A. That...

Orders of the Day — Town and Country Planning Bill: New Clause. — (Power to authorise purchase by local planning authority for area where land is in lieu of by another authority.) (9 Oct 1944)

Mr Francis Douglas: That just leaves one question that I should like to put to the Parliamentary Secretary. How do we secure that the overcrowded population of area A get the houses which are built by Authority B and not some other people who do not need the accommodation so urgently?

Orders of the Day — >clause 16. — [Power of planning Authority to carry out development of land held by them for purposes of this Part.) (5 Oct 1944)

Mr Francis Douglas: I am sure that the Minister, in inserting this provision in the Bill, honestly intended that it should be workable and useful. I want to enlighten him as to the difficulties which will arise if Sub-section (3) remains in the Clause or if his own Amendment to the Clause is carried. Let me point out first that the Minister has to be satisfied that there is someone able and willing to carry out...

Orders of the Day — Clause 3. — (Power to purchase land for highways in connection with areas of extensive war damage: authorisation under special procedure with local inquiry.) (4 Oct 1944)

Mr Francis Douglas: The Minister has stated that the land required for replacement of persons dispossessed will be provided by the local planning authority, but the highway authority and the local planning authority are not necessarily the same authority. In a great many cases they may be different, and practical experience in handling these matters has shown that when it is desired to acquire land for purposes...

Orders of the Day — Clause 12. — (Restriction on, purchase of commons and open spaces.) (4 Oct 1944)

Mr Francis Douglas: I should very much like to congratulate the hon. and learned Gentleman and the Noble Lord upon their zeal in favour of the owners of common rights in land. There are not a great many of them left nowadays, unfortunately, and it is of course under provisions of this kind that millions and millions of acres were enclosed without any compensation whatever to those who had enjoyed the use of them...

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: Lost Parcels (Compensation) (3 Oct 1944)

Mr Francis Douglas: asked the Secretary of State for War whether facilities are given to men to whom duty-free customs labels are issued to register their parcels, or what redress they have if these parcels are lost.

Oral Answers to Questions — Jamaica: Land Valuation Commission (27 Sep 1944)

Mr Francis Douglas: asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what recommendations were made by the Land Valuation Commission appointed by the Governor of Jamaica and presided over by the Collector General, the Hon. Simon Bloomfield; and whether copies of the Report and the evidence are available in this country.

Orders of the Day — Clause 3. — (Terms on which structures may be made available under S. I.) (27 Sep 1944)

Mr Francis Douglas: The Clause, as now amended, is certainly a great improvement. It gives the Minister the power to deal with cases in which the cost of land is very high and that particularly will apply in London and the neighbourhood of London which has suffered so severely during recent months as a result of flying bombs. It must be clear that to erect temporary buildings of a bungalow type upon land which,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Pensions and Grants (3 Aug 1944)

Mr Francis Douglas: asked the Minister of Pensions what are the diseases which are regarded by him as not caused or aggravated by war service; and what are the respective causes giving rise to such diseases.

Pensions and Grants (3 Aug 1944)

Mr Francis Douglas: The question to which I want to direct attention relates to the practice the Minister has adopted of refusing to grant pensions in the case of men who have suffered from certain so-called constitutional diseases or diseases of which the cause is unknown. It is not a question of alleged mistaken decisions in certain isolated cases but a question of a deliberate policy of excluding completely...

Pensions and Grants (3 Aug 1944)

Mr Francis Douglas: That is one.

Pensions and Grants (3 Aug 1944)

Mr Francis Douglas: Not the White Paper, the Royal Warrant.

Pensions and Grants (3 Aug 1944)

Mr Francis Douglas: No.


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