Results 81–100 of 1848 for speaker:Mr Phillip Whitehead

Oral Answers to Questions — Rolls-Royce Ltd. (5 Jul 1971)

Mr Phillip Whitehead: We have the word of the receiver that the purchase price for Rolls-Royce assets will very much depend on the final settlement of the RB 211 deal. Will the right hon. Gentleman tell the House what representations have been received from the United States Government about the continuation of British guarantees of support after 8th August? If he cannot do so, will he tell the House whether we...

Oral Answers to Questions — Lockheed Aviation (5 Jul 1971)

Mr Phillip Whitehead: asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what plans he has to seek to give evidence before the Banking Committee of the United States House of Representatives currently investigating the proposed guarantee to Lockheed Aviation.

Oral Answers to Questions — Lockheed Aviation (5 Jul 1971)

Mr Phillip Whitehead: I appreciate that we should be under no illusions as to the motives of those who may wish the Government to testify before this Committee, but is the Minister aware that the situation has changed significantly since similar requests came from the Senate Committee, first because there is now no prospect of the necessary legislation going through the two Houses of Congress before 8th August...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education and Science: School Meals (8 Jul 1971)

Mr Phillip Whitehead: asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what was the total of school meals taken in all schools of the Derby Borough Education Authority in the week beginning Monday, 14th June, 1971, as compared to the week beginning 11th January, 1971.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education and Science: School Meals (8 Jul 1971)

Mr Phillip Whitehead: asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science how many letters she has received on the subject of increases in school meal charges and the proposed cessation of free school milk to primary schoolchildren of the age of seven years.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education and Science: School Meals (8 Jul 1971)

Mr Phillip Whitehead: Is the right hon. Lady aware that that is absolutely nothing compared with what she will get as the autumn and winter progress and when the full nutritional harm of these measures comes to be felt as a result of one million fewer children taking school meals? If she finds the present trend continuing by, say, the end of the winter term, will she revise the prices downwards?

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: South Africa (Arms Supply) (12 Jul 1971)

Mr Phillip Whitehead: Will the Foreign Secretary tell the House whether any talks are to be held with the two South African officials who are today visiting a Yarrow shipyard and who were reported on the B.B.C. this morning as being very eager to have discussions about the further purchase of frigates?

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Sierra Leone (12 Jul 1971)

Mr Phillip Whitehead: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether he will invite the Prime Minister of Sierra Leone to pay an official visit to London.

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Sierra Leone (12 Jul 1971)

Mr Phillip Whitehead: I thank the hon. Gentleman for that reply and associate myself with his right hon. Friend's rebuff to the hon. Member for Ormskirk (Mr. Soref). Nevertheless, could he convey to the Prime Minister of Sierra Leone the very real regret felt in this country at the recent executions there—while of course acknowledging that we have neither the right nor the need to interfere in their internal...

Oral Answers to Questions — Posts and Telecommunications: British Broadcasting Corporation (Programme Content) (21 Jul 1971)

Mr Phillip Whitehead: asked the Minister of Posts and Telecommunications how many letters he has received about his refusal to intervene over allegations of bias and malpractice in programmes of the British Broadcasting Corporation.

Oral Answers to Questions — Posts and Telecommunications: British Broadcasting Corporation (Programme Content) (21 Jul 1971)

Mr Phillip Whitehead: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that I find that a most satisfactory answer and that it reveals that the public has a very proper appreciation that direct control in these matters should not rest in the hands of politicians? Will he, nevertheless, take note of the feeling of hon. Members, on both sides of the House, that in the recent inquiry into the programme "Yesterday's Men" the B.B.C....

Oral Answers to Questions — Posts and Telecommunications: Local Radio (Medium Wave Frequencies) (21 Jul 1971)

Mr Phillip Whitehead: asked the Minister of Posts and Telecommunications how many British Broadcasting Corporation local radio stations could technically be given medium wave support frequencies by the end of 1971.

Oral Answers to Questions — Posts and Telecommunications: Local Radio (Medium Wave Frequencies) (21 Jul 1971)

Mr Phillip Whitehead: Is the Minister aware that we all know that and that we also know that the B.B.C. local radio stations, certainly the major ones, could be on the air in a matter of weeks with medium-wave transmission which would enable production of the community services he mentions in his White Paper? Is he also aware that his refusal to give his permission has nothing to do with the Copenhagen...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: James Hanratty (22 Jul 1971)

Mr Phillip Whitehead: asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will now announce the result of his inquiry into the new evidence relating to the trial and execution of James Hanratty ; and if he will make a statement.

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: James Hanratty (22 Jul 1971)

Mr Phillip Whitehead: Does the Home Secretary understand that we accept the need for the most careful consideration of this case and that we would not wish to rush it in any way? May I ask three questions? First, has the right hon. Gentleman seen Mr. Paul Foot, the author of this memorandum which has been sent to him? I understand that he has not. Secondly, has he in any way acquired further evidence from Mrs....

Oral Answers to Questions — European Economic Community (22 Jul 1971)

Mr Phillip Whitehead: asked the Prime Minister how many letters he has now received relating to the Government's White Paper on the European Economic Community.

Oral Answers to Questions — European Economic Community (22 Jul 1971)

Mr Phillip Whitehead: In answering these letters, how does the Prime Minister explain the propagandist tone of the deliberate omissions from the White Paper, which is of no service whatsoever to hon. Members who are still in favour in principle of British entry into the Common Market? Is he content that the great debate about entry should take place in the Labour Party alone, while he has to make do with a...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Industry: RB211 (26 Jul 1971)

Mr Phillip Whitehead: asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will now make a statement about further financial guarantees for the RB211 engine.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Industry: RB211 (26 Jul 1971)

Mr Phillip Whitehead: What communication has the right hon. Gentleman received from one of the largest potential purchasers of the aircraft, T.W.A., who have given a deadline of 15th August to the Congressional Committee which has been investigating the Lockheed guarantee? Has there been any approach to Rolls-Royce (1971) or the British Government?

Oral Answers to Questions — Environment: Advanced Passenger Train and Hovertrain (28 Jul 1971)

Mr Phillip Whitehead: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that the two projects are in no way comparable, in that the advanced passenger train now being developed at Derby uses existing track and, therefore, does not destroy any more of the environment, that it has proved export potential and is being developed within the original cost estimate?


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