Results 1–20 of 1270 for speaker:Mr Paul Bryan

Orders of the Day — Parliamentary and Other Pensions Bill (27 Apr 1987)

Mr Paul Bryan: Does my hon. Friend know the amount of the pension that they get?

Orders of the Day — Debtors (Scotland) Bill [Lords]: Pilotage Directions (9 Apr 1987)

Mr Paul Bryan: I support the hon. Members for Orkney and Shetland (Mr. Wallace) and for Greenock and Port Glasgow (Dr. Godman) on the necessity to consult competent shipping companies about this matter. I should like to report to the Minister a slightly more optimistic situation under the Bill on pilotage on the Humber. At present pilotage is compulsory throughout the Humber district. That does not mean...

Orders of the Day — Debtors (Scotland) Bill [Lords]: Pilotage Directions (9 Apr 1987)

Mr Paul Bryan: I am reporting on the situation as it now and, as almost complete compulsory pilotage operates on the Humber now, any change would be in the other direction altogether, so I do not think that there are great fears. We must be so cautious on the lower Humber—every hon. Member has his own river to think about—because of the very wide variety of vessels there. As well as the general run of...

Orders of the Day — Pilotage Bill [Lords] (30 Mar 1987)

Mr Paul Bryan: I am glad to be called to take up the remarks of the hon. Member for Wigan (Mr. Stott), who had great experience in the merchant navy. I must declare my interest as deputy chairman of Furness Withy Ltd., but I have nothing like the practical experience that the hon. Gentleman has enjoyed. My speech will not be on the shipping side of the problem, which is in the competent hands of the General...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (5 Mar 1987)

Mr Paul Bryan: Is my right hon. Friend aware that her visit to Moscow will bring reassurance throughout the free world because of her standing as a leader, and a leader who can negotiate from strength?

Business of the House (26 Feb 1987)

Mr Paul Bryan: When can we expect a debate on the Green Paper on the future of radio?

The Royal Navy (2 Feb 1987)

Mr Paul Bryan: I declare my interest as a deputy chairman of Furness Withy and Company, so hon. Members will perhaps not be surprised if I turn for a few minutes to the speeches of my right hon. Friend the Member for Taunton (Sir E. du Cann) and the right hon. Member for Cardiff, South and Penarth (Mr. Callaghan). They have dealt so effectively, so thoroughly, and so often with this subject that there is...

Orders of the Day — Free Television Licences for Pensioners Bill (16 Jan 1987)

Mr Paul Bryan: One of my hon. Friends has received four coupons and another has received two, but I have received none.

Orders of the Day — Free Television Licences for Pensioners Bill (16 Jan 1987)

Mr Paul Bryan: I declare my interest in the Granada group and also as chairman of Croydon Cable Television. I recall that the hon. Member for Walsall, North (Mr. Winnick), in a previous political incarnation, had a particular interest in this desirable area. Having heard the speech of the hon. Member for Walsall, North and having read his Bill I must concede that it is more reasonable than the Labour party...

Orders of the Day — Free Television Licences for Pensioners Bill (16 Jan 1987)

Mr Paul Bryan: That is a fairly tortuous argument, but I still maintain that it is the poorer citizens who benefit from bus passes. The Bill is reasonable to the extent that it at least contains limits and is confined to households consisting only of pensioners, and so on. We must clearly give the hon. Member for Walsall, North credit for trying to improve the lot of our poorer viewers who have to pay such...

Orders of the Day — Free Television Licences for Pensioners Bill (16 Jan 1987)

Mr Paul Bryan: That is right. I am arguing in the most general way, and I am not saying exactly who will have these things. But as a general proposition, the proportion of services offered by the BBC for which one must pay will be much smaller than at present, and so the postiion will be less tolerable.

Orders of the Day — Free Television Licences for Pensioners Bill (16 Jan 1987)

Mr Paul Bryan: It has the relevance that I have just outlined. I said that, if I wanted to reject the Bill, I should first say what I believe can be done to improve the lot of licence payers. In the meantime, the viewer has another grievance which will be met by indexation. He does not know when there will be an increase in the licence fee. Page 14 of the Peacock report shows that in the past 10 years...

Television Licence Fees (14 Jan 1987)

Mr Paul Bryan: Am I right in assuming that the Labour Party proposals would mean that non-pensioners would be paying about £90 a year for their licence? Will the BBC be responsible for collecting the licence and will it be able to put the agency out to tender on competitive terms?

Orders of the Day — Autumn Statement (17 Dec 1986)

Mr Paul Bryan: On a point of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker. Is it not absolutely obvious that this is organised barracking?

Financing the BBC (Peacock Report) (20 Nov 1986)

Mr Paul Bryan: I declare my interest in Granada Television and as chairman of Croydon Cable Television. When the Peacock committee was commissioned, most of us—certainly myself— expected, after the statutory year in which the committee was given to report, to receive a modest volume, mostly devoted to the future financing of the BBC. In fact, we received a massive work which deals with the entire...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Industry: Balance of Trade (5 Nov 1986)

Mr Paul Bryan: Would my hon. Friend care to speculate on the long-term effect on the balance of trade if the Labour party's proposal for the control of foreign investment were put into force?

BBC Financing (Peacock Report) (3 Jul 1986)

Mr Paul Bryan: Having wisely rejected advertising on BBC, presumably on the ground that it would lead British broadcasting down the road towards the American model, is my right hon. Friend surprised that the Peacock committee advocates the auctioning of television franchises, which really leads in much the same direction? Is my right hon. Friend aware that over the next two years there will be tremendous...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements (12 Jun 1986)

Mr Paul Bryan: Reverting to my right hon. Friend's answer of last Tuesday on the question whether Rolls-Royce required Government support, is she aware that last week Cathay Pacific Airways ordered two Boeing 747 400s, with an option on seven more? Cathay Pacific, when deciding upon the engines for that plane, having considered Pratt and Whitney, GEC and all the rest, finally came down in favour of the new...

Hong Kong (13 May 1986)

Mr Paul Bryan: I should have thought that in this frustrating game of politics most of us have found that however worthy our objective, and however we persevere in pursuing it, we seldom achieve 100 per cent. success. In approaching the order, the Legislative Council set their sights on three changes, of which their Members made sure that we were aware, and more than aware. Their effective campaigning has...

Hong Kong (13 May 1986)

Mr Paul Bryan: Great progress continues to be made in all the spheres to which I have referred. Such progress is vital for the future of Hong Kong. The additional progress that the order represents is part of the advance that we want to see, and provided the British Government and Hong Kong's friends in this House and in the other place continue to show our genuine commitment to its wellbeing, confidence...


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