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Results 161–180 of 996 for speaker:Mr Roland Robinson

Oral Answers to Questions — West Indies: Federation Conference (Report) (10 Jun 1953)

Mr Roland Robinson: asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies when the report by the recent conference on West Indian federation will be available.

Oral Answers to Questions — West Indies: Federation Conference (Report) (10 Jun 1953)

Mr Roland Robinson: While congratulating my right hon. Friend on the undoubted success of this conference, may I ask him to bring it to the notice of the Governments of British Guiana and British Honduras so that they may have a further opportunity of considering the advantages of federation?

Oral Answers to Questions — Tanganyika: Coal Deposits (Development) (10 Jun 1953)

Mr Roland Robinson: asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies in view of the fact that the Colonial Development Corporation's Tanganyika Coalfields Investigation has now proved reserves of over 200 million tons of coal in the Mchuchuma, Mbalawala and Mbuyura areas, what plans are being prepared to construct a railway to those areas; and how it is hoped to finance such plans.

Oral Answers to Questions — Tanganyika: Coal Deposits (Development) (10 Jun 1953)

Mr Roland Robinson: In view of the importance of the mineral development of Tanganyika, will my right hon. Friend do all he can to stimulate the opening of communications to those areas?

Oral Answers to Questions — West Indies: Caribbean Federation (6 May 1953)

Mr Roland Robinson: asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he will make a statement on the recent conference on West Indies federation.

Oral Answers to Questions — West Indies: Caribbean Federation (6 May 1953)

Mr Roland Robinson: Does my right hon. Friend think that the proposed plan leaves ample opportunity for British Guiana and British Honduras to join the federation if they so desire?

Oral Answers to Questions — West Indies: British Guiana (Elections) (6 May 1953)

Mr Roland Robinson: asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he will make a statement on the recent elections in British Guiana; and what Government will take office under the new Constitution.

Oral Answers to Questions — West Indies: British Guiana (Elections) (6 May 1953)

Mr Roland Robinson: Can my right hon. Friend say when the new Government will take office?

Oral Answers to Questions — West Indies: Economic Development (Tax Relief) (29 Apr 1953)

Mr Roland Robinson: asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies which Colonies in the West Indies give taxation relief in order to encourage new agricultural and industrial enterprise; and what measure of success is being produced by this policy.

Oral Answers to Questions — West Indies: Economic Development (Tax Relief) (29 Apr 1953)

Mr Roland Robinson: Is my right hon. Friend aware that if concessions are made by Colonial Governments to the British taxpayers and then they accrue in fact to the United Kingdom Treasury, the whole purpose of them is lost, and will he make representations to his right hon. Friend?

Oral Answers to Questions — West Indies: Trade and Timber Missions (29 Apr 1953)

Mr Roland Robinson: asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he has yet decided to publish the reports submitted to him by the trade mission and the timber mission both of which recently visited the West Indies.

Oral Answers to Questions — West Indies: Trade and Timber Missions (29 Apr 1953)

Mr Roland Robinson: In view of the fact that these trade missions returned to this country last year will my right hon. Friend do all he can to expedite publication of their reports?

Oral Answers to Questions — West Indies: Sea Island Cotton (29 Apr 1953)

Mr Roland Robinson: asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he will take steps to encourage the sale of Sea Island cotton produced in the West Indies.

Oral Answers to Questions — West Indies: St. Lucia (Agricultural Development) (22 Apr 1953)

Mr Roland Robinson: asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether an experienced agricultural officer has yet been appointed as development officer in St. Lucia.

Oral Answers to Questions — West Indies: St. Lucia (Agricultural Development) (22 Apr 1953)

Mr Roland Robinson: asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies when it is proposed to commence work on the new roads planned in connection with the proposed agricultural development of St. Lucia.

Oral Answers to Questions — West Indies: Castries (Reconstruction) (22 Apr 1953)

Mr Roland Robinson: asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what progress has been made with the reconstruction of Castries; how far the costs have exceeded the estimates; and whether sufficient funds will be made available for this purpose.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force: Colonial Territories (Photographic Surveys) (18 Mar 1953)

Mr Roland Robinson: asked the Undersecretary of State for Air in what Colonies photographic reconnaissance squadrons of the Royal Air Force have made an aerial survey since the war; and to what extent it is proposed to continue with this work.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force: Colonial Territories (Photographic Surveys) (18 Mar 1953)

Mr Roland Robinson: Will my hon. Friend give a second thought to a policy which at the same time meets the need of Air Force training and colonial development?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Copyright Committee's Recommendations (10 Mar 1953)

Mr Roland Robinson: asked the President of the Board of Trade what progress is being made with the drafting of legislation to implement the Report of the Copyright Committee; what organisations he is consulting in this connection; and whether he has accepted the recommendation of the Committee that a standing tribunal should be established to decide disputes between collecting organisations controlling...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Copyright Committee's Recommendations (10 Mar 1953)

Mr Roland Robinson: Will my right hon. Friend say, then, if he expects to be able to announce any decision this year?


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