Results 1–20 of 1232 for speaker:Mr Jack Browne

Oral Answers to Questions — National Health Service: Nurses (Salary Scales) (23 Mar 1950)

Mr Jack Browne: asked the Minister of Health whether he is aware of the concern in the nursing profession and the effect on recruitment caused by the delay in the publication of new salary scales; and whether he will allay this concern by giving an assurance that all grades will be dealt with; and if he will make a statement on the extent to which all new revised scales will be retrospective.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Health Service: Nurses (Salary Scales) (23 Mar 1950)

Mr Jack Browne: Is the Minister aware that all that is required to cure the deep apprehension in the nursing profession is the simple assurance that all grades will be dealt with and that all pay improvements will be restrospective to 1st February, 1949?

Orders of the Day — National Assistance Scales (Increase) (3 May 1950)

Mr Jack Browne: I crave the indulgence of the House, as this is my maiden speech. In my view, there are two ways in which the regulations are not just as they should be. In one case they go too far, and in the other, they do not go far enough. The hon. Member for Bridgeton (Mr. Carmichael) has given me a lead because I wanted to speak about old age pensioners in receipt of supplementary allowances. I should...

Orders of the Day — Scotland (Housing) (11 May 1950)

Mr Jack Browne: We would get the houses then.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Teachers' Salaries (27 Jun 1950)

Mr Jack Browne: Is the Minister aware that many married Scottish school-masters are quite unable properly to maintain themselves and their families at present? Does he not realise that he is lowering the status of the profession by not dealing with this as a matter of the greatest urgency?

National Film Finance Corporation (29 Jun 1950)

Mr Jack Browne: The hon. and gallant Member for Paddington, North (Captain Field), and the hon. Member for Coventry, South (Miss Burton), both spoke of the great importance of children's films, and I am sure that both sides of the House would agree with them. I cannot, however, agree with the hon. and gallant Gentleman when he says that juvenile delinquency can be laid to such an extent at the door of the...

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill: New Clause. — (Reduction of Full Rates of Entertainments Duty) (3 Jul 1950)

Mr Jack Browne: I rise to support arguments made on this side of the House in regard to items affecting Scottish exhibitors. I am sure hon. Members know that the trade agreed to the present arrangement with considerable reluctance. It was simply told, "Either this, or nothing" The concession does not go far enough, and I fear that the form of it will hasten the drift to the lower priced seats which is...

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: Anti-Aircraft Developments (18 Jul 1950)

Mr Jack Browne: Is the right hon Gentleman aware that L.Z. and Mark VI balloons will fulfil an irreplaceable function in the defence of strategic points, and shipping, and that there is considerable apprehension regarding the state of preparedness of this form of defence?

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Chemists (Dispensing Fees) (24 Oct 1950)

Mr Jack Browne: Will the hon. Lady agree that all this would never have happened if the pricing bureau had not broken down? Is she further aware that the pricing bureau has only priced four out of 26 months and about 20 tons of prescriptions had to be sent back to Edinburgh unsorted and unpriced? Should she not put her own house in order first?

Railway Sleeping Cars (24 Oct 1950)

Mr Jack Browne: I thank you, Mr. Deputy-Speaker, and also the right hon. Gentleman the Minister of Transport, for taking this subject on the Motion for the Adjournment at about three minutes' notice. What I want to raise is the question of the booking of first and third class sleepers by the general travelling public. I read with interest the second Annual Report of the British Transport Commission, but in...

Railway Sleeping Cars (24 Oct 1950)

Mr Jack Browne: Yes, but Mr. Speaker, in his Ruling of 10th May, said that if the word was used in a quotation, it was in order, and I was only giving a quotation of what a gentleman said to me.

Railway Sleeping Cars (24 Oct 1950)

Mr Jack Browne: I apologise for using the word, Mr. Deputy-Speaker. I should like to ask the Minister of Transport if he will ask the Railway Executive to make arrangements so that those who apply for a sleeper may be told immediately, either that they have secured a booking or that they have not, or alternatively that if they like to wait until all the priorities have been taken up, they can then take...

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy: Ship-building and Repairing (25 Oct 1950)

Mr Jack Browne: Is the Minister aware that all interests are represented on the Ship-Building Advisory Committee, with its independent chairman?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Insurance: Old Age Pensioners (28 Nov 1950)

Mr Jack Browne: asked the Minister of National Insurance whether, in view of the rising cost of living, she will widen the discretionary powers of the officers of the National Assistance Board in the granting of special fuel and clothing allowances to old age pensioners.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Insurance: Old Age Pensioners (28 Nov 1950)

Mr Jack Browne: As the Minister considers that the present powers are wide enough and as the country really does not believe this at all, would the Minister consider making an obligatory payment in the six winter months of 2s. 6d. per week for old age pensioners who need fuel and are living alone? Will she also consider making the allowance for clothing a common need instead of an exceptional need, because...

Ballot for Notices of Motion: R.A.F. (Technical Personnel) (1 Feb 1951)

Mr Jack Browne: I beg to give notice that on going into Committee of Supply on the Air Estimates I shall draw attention to the need for improving the standard of technical personnel in the Royal Air Force, and move a Resolution.

Foreign Affairs (12 Feb 1951)

Mr Jack Browne: The hon. Member for South Ayrshire (Mr. Emrys Hughes), has expressed a view which was also expressed by the hon. Members for Nuneaton (Mr. Bowles), and Islington. East (Mr. E. Fletcher), when he voiced concern about the re-armament of Germany. The hon. Member also said that the blueprint for Western European defence is a farce which is not worth the paper it is written on. That pacifist point...

Foreign Affairs (12 Feb 1951)

Mr Jack Browne: The most immediate danger is the danger of Communism here at home. To my mind it is open to question whether the injection of Communism into the body of a nation is a wise policy from the Russian point of view. It is true that the nation may sicken; the whole body may become infected and the nation may die. It is equally true that a nation may have an injection and the injection become an...

Foreign Affairs (12 Feb 1951)

Mr Jack Browne: The hon. Member may have his point of view which no doubt he will have an opportunity of expressing in a short while. All men and women in this country, or most of them, have the opportunity of exercising their vote and getting rid of the Communists by throwing them out of the offices in which they have now obtained power. The great majority of people in this country look to the Government...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Unqualified Nurses (Conditions) (13 Feb 1951)

Mr Jack Browne: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether, in view of the present uncertainty, it is proposed to give any further consideration to the rates of pay and conditions of service of unqualified nursing staff employed in the National Health Service.


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