Results 121–140 of 421 for speaker:Mrs Lucy Middleton

Business of the House (10 Nov 1949)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: In view of the fact that there are so many voices on all sides of the House ringing in unison on the War Damage (Amendment) Bill, would my right hon. Friend undertake to look at the matter between now and next Thursday to see whether he cannot find time to allow the remaining stages of that Bill to be taken before the end of the Session?

Orders of the Day — War Damaged Sites Bill (8 Nov 1949)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: Would any such cost of works be a converted value payment or a true value payment?

Orders of the Day — War Damaged Sites Bill (8 Nov 1949)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: As one of the representatives for the most war-damaged of our provincial cities, I want to give a cordial welcome to this Bill and to thank the Minister for having brought it forward. If I may say so, I believe that the hon. and gallant Member for Penrith and Cockermouth (Colonel Dower) was wrong in suggesting that anyone who has either a licence to repair his property, or has any likelihood...

Orders of the Day — War Damaged Sites Bill (8 Nov 1949)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: In all our blitzed towns and cities there are still great problems of reconstruction outstanding, problems due, in the first place, to the extent of the damage caused by the enemy during the war and problems that today are not unconnected with the exigencies of our national recovery. The physical rehabilitation of our bombed damaged cities is turning out to be a much longer job than most...

Orders of the Day — War Damaged Sites Bill (8 Nov 1949)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: My hon. Friend says that this charge would not fall within one year. Surely if this work is to be done and the sites cleared in time for the Festival of Britain, it would have to fall within two years.

Economic Situation (Government Proposals) (26 Oct 1949)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: Will the right hon. Gentleman tell me whether he would apply the same statement to the payment of family allowances?

Oral Answers to Questions — Factory Accident, Manchester (26 Jul 1949)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: asked the Minister of Labour whether he has considered a recent case at Manchester Assizes, resulting in the award of £7,500 damages to Miss Mary Marshall, as a result of injuries caused by an unprotected revolving machine shaft at the factory of S. and A. Wilkinson, of St. Oswald Street, Collyhurst, Manchester; whether he will state the date of the last visit by a factory inspector to these...

Oral Answers to Questions — Factory Accident, Manchester (26 Jul 1949)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: Is my right hon. Friend aware that in this case it was necessary to come into contact with the machine shaft in order to open the window? That being so, ought not the inspector to have taken notice of the position?

Orders of the Day — House of Commons (Redistribution of Seats) (26 Jul 1949)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: I have been interested in this case of the revision of ward boundaries since the Representation of the People Act was passed, and I should like to say that these two are not the only ones where revision has taken place. Is this a precedent? Will all areas where ward boundaries have been altered be open to review?

Oral Answers to Questions — Severn Barrage (Model) (19 Jul 1949)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: asked the Lord President of the Council, what progress has been made with the model of the estuary of the River Severn, which is being constructed in order to determine whether the proposal to harness the tidal powers of the Severn for the production of electricity by means of the construction of a barrage across the estuary is practicable.

Oral Answers to Questions — Severn Barrage (Model) (19 Jul 1949)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: Would my right hon. Friend not agree that if this project is carried through successfully it would be a great tribute to the enterprise and efficiency of the British engineering industry, and would he not ask my right hon. Friend the Lord President of the Council to push forward this project with that consideration in mind?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: War Damage Claim, Plymouth (19 Jul 1949)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will cause inquiries to be made into why the War Damage Commission have refused to accept the claim for compensation submitted on behalf of Mr. W. J. George, of 5, Stokes Lane, New Street, Barbicon, Plymouth, in view of the fact that the claim is solely concerned with the replacement by clear glass of the translucent glass used for the repair...

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: War Damage Claim, Plymouth (19 Jul 1949)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: Is my right hon. Friend aware that in the Debate on 18th March he made this statement: … if the claims are and can be shown to be war damage claims, quite obviously under the law they should be accepted."?—[OFFICIAL REPORT, 18th March, 1949; Vol. 462, c. 2523.] There is no doubt whatever that this is a legitimate war damage claim, and that is not denied by the War Damage Commission, If...

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: War Damage Claim, Plymouth (19 Jul 1949)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: It is obvious that if the War Damage Commission is responsible for refusing the claim, the Treasury should reimburse my constituent for his war damage contribution, and under the circumstances I ask that that should be done.

Orders of the Day — PREVENTION OF DAMAGE BY PESTS BILL [Lords]: New Clause. — (Use of Poisons.) (15 Jul 1949)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: I have a good deal of sympathy with the case which the hon. Member has put, but can he tell me how it becomes safer if these poisons are laid by a rodent officer and members of the farming community are not allowed to lay them? How does the rodent officer make the use of these poisons safe if the farmer cannot do so?

Orders of the Day — Strike, London Docks: Emergency Powers (Proclamation) (13 Jul 1949)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: But the hon. Member says they are not "black" ships.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: War Damage (Late Claims) (12 Jul 1949)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: Is not my right hon. and learned Friend aware that on both sides of the House there are many Members who can bear out from their personal experience the views which have been put to him by my hon. Friend the Member for Brentford and Chiswick (Mr. F. Noel-Baker)?

Oral Answers to Questions — Local Government Boundary Commission (7 Jul 1949)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: Will the Minister tell the House what he proposes to do about the urgent priority recommendations of the Boundary Commission which in several cases have been curtailed considerably.

Education (5 Jul 1949)

Mrs Lucy Middleton: Will the hon. and gallant Member explain why, when a selection is being made for a post between various applicants of equal qualifications, attention should be paid to the schools rather than to character and ability?


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