Results 1–20 of 421 for speaker:Mrs Lucy Middleton

Orders of the Day — King's Speech: Debate on the Address (20 Aug 1945)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: The courtesy and consideration which are habitually extended in this House to those who address it for the first time must be a comfort to all newcomers, as it is to me at this moment, the more so because the number of women in this House is so small. On these benches we are justly proud of the fact that there has been a considerable accession to the strength of our women Members as a result...

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture: Smallholdings (15 Oct 1945)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: asked the Minister of Agriculture if he has now received the report requested by his Ministry from the Smallholdings Committee of the Cornwall county council; their replies to the four major questions giving an estimate of present-day costs and expenditure in providing a 50-acre small holding; and what is his policy in regard to the advisability of terminating the tenancy of either those who...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Household Goods (29 Oct 1945)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: asked the President of the Board of Trade what steps he proposes to take to prevent the delays, sometimes running into several months, between the issue of dockets for furniture and household linen and the supply of the goods in question; and whether, when goods are in short supply, he will undertake to see that families with young children, and expectant mothers, are given priority.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Household Goods (29 Oct 1945)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: May I bring to my right hon. and learned Friend's notice certain cases in my own constituency where such priority has not been recognised?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Sanitary Towels (5 Nov 1945)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is now able to make a statement regarding the supply of sanitary towels and to indicate the steps he is taking to remedy the general shortage of these articles.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Sanitary Towels (5 Nov 1945)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: Is my right hon. and learned Friend aware that his answer will bring reassurance to many of my constituents and to women generally throughout the country?

Oral Answers to Questions — Aliens: Naturalisation (15 Nov 1945)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: Will the Home Secretary take into consideration the fact that the categories to which he has alluded will rule out a great number of very desirable women applicants, and will he consider taking action to remedy this?

India: Government Policy: Parliamentary Delegation (4 Dec 1945)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: May I ask the right hon. Gentleman whether opportunity will be given to discuss the statement he has made, otherwise than by question and answer?

India (Elections) (6 Dec 1945)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: If my hon. Friend will allow me—does not this mean that practically all the soldiers who have fought on our behalf in the course of this war will be debarred from voting in this election?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Supply: U.N.R.R.A. (Motor Vehicles) (10 Dec 1945)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: asked the Minister of Supply and of Aircraft Production what is the present rate of delivery to U.N.R.R.A. of the lorries so badly needed for relief in the liberated countries.

Oral Answers to Questions — Austria (U.N.R.R.a. Help) (10 Dec 1945)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: Is the Under-Secretary taking into account the fact-finding mission, so that we may know what they have found, in view of it being pretty well known all over Europe that there is a considerable degree of hunger, if not actually starvation, in Austria at the present time?

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies: Priority Milk (19 Dec 1945)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: asked the Minister of Food how many adult people in this country, other than nursing and expectant mothers, are registered for priority milk; and whether he is satisfied that there is no great misuse of the priority permits for milk that are extended to certain classes of invalids.

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing: Books and Stationery (14 Feb 1946)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: asked the Minister of Education what proportion of the prewar supplies of text books, atlases and note books, respectively, is now available for the use of schools; and what steps are being taken to augment the heavy shortages that still exist in most areas.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Supply: Deolali Camp (Conditions) (25 Feb 1946)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: asked the Under-secretary of State for India whether he is aware that the conditions in the Deolali Camp, India Command, are far from satisfactory as regards the amount and quality of the food provided, the cleanliness of the camp and the general conditions under which the ordinary soldier has to live; and whether he will see that the complaints of the men, on these grounds, are thoroughly...

India: Deolali Camp (Conditions) (25 Feb 1946)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: asked the Under-secretary of State for India whether he is aware that the conditions in the Deolali Camp, India Command, are far from satisfactory as regards the amount and quality of the food provided, the cleanliness of the camp and the general conditions under which the ordinary soldier has to live; and whether he will see that the complaints of the men, on these grounds, are thoroughly...

Navy Estimates, 1946: MR. a. V. Alexander's Statement (7 Mar 1946)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: What about the woman?

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies: Milk (Priority Permits) (13 Mar 1946)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: asked the Minister of Food whether he has completed his inquiries into the system of priority permits for milk; and, in view of the possibility that these permits may be misused, what steps he proposes to take to obviate their misuse.

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing: Requisitioned Houses (Rents) (14 Mar 1946)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: On what basis are the local authorities to adjudicate as to the rent which a person can reasonably afford to pay? Will not this lead to grave disparities as between one local authority and another?

Orders of the Day — India (Cabinet Mission) (15 Mar 1946)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: I must apologise to the House for having been unable, owing to a Parliamentary engagement elsewhere, to be present when the Prime Minister and the right hon. Gentleman the Member for Saffron Walden (Mr. K. A. Butler) opened this Debate. But for that, I should certainly have been in my place this morning. I want to congratulate the Government on having, at this stage of their period in...

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign Service (Women's Recruitment) (20 Mar 1946)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he is now able to state the Government's proposals for future recruitment to His Majesty's Foreign Service; and especially whether it is their intention to establish equality of opportunity in this regard as between men and women.


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