Mr Alfred Short: asked the Minister of Health what steps the London County Council have taken to ensure that offices within their jurisdiction are investigated to ensure that the provisions of the Public Health Act, 1936, are applied?
Mr Alfred Short: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that we were given a very definite pledge by one of his predecessors that the London County Council would bring itself into conformity with this Act?
Mr Alfred Short: asked the Minister of Health (1) the number of local authorities which have appointed special inspectors to investigate the conditions of offices to ensure that the provisions of the Public Health Act, 1936, are applied; (2) how many offices have been visited by inspectors of local authorities to see that the provisions of the Public Health Act, 1936, are being applied; and how many...
Mr Alfred Short: asked the Minister of Health whether he is aware that the Doncaster Town Council has covered in the refuse dump in the sand tip at Hyde Park, Doncaster, but that the neighbouring houses are infested with crickets; and whether he will send one of his inspectors to investigate and report on this matter?
Mr Alfred Short: asked the Home Secretary whether the Doncaster Town Council have agreed to the delivery of the three trailer pumps offered in his letter of 19th May?
Mr Alfred Short: asked the Minister of Health whether his attention has been called to the nuisance which has been created, and the danger to the health of adjoining residents, by the dumping of all sorts of refuse in the sand tip, Hyde Park, Doncaster; and, if so, will he take steps to get the local authority to have the nuisance abated as early as possible?
Mr Alfred Short: Will the right hon. Gentleman see that there is no delay having regard to the discomfort suffered by the residents?
Mr Alfred Short: asked the Minister of Labour whether the practice by which an applicant for unemployment assistance can be accompanied by a friend when interviewing the board's officer is operative at the Doncaster area office?
Mr Alfred Short: asked the Home Secretary when the three trailer pumps allocated to Doncaster for air-raid precautions will be delivered?
Mr Alfred Short: Can the Under-Secretary get into touch with the council, because the chief constable complains that the training of the auxiliary fire brigade is being delayed as a result of non-delivery.
Mr Alfred Short: asked the Home Secretary whether he is aware that certain lorry drivers make a practice of picking girls up on the road and leaving them stranded, in London and elsewhere; whether he has recently had a conference on this problem; and what action he proposes to take?
Mr Alfred Short: asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Education whether, in consequence of the protests of His Majesty's Inspector, the Doncaster local education authority has formulated any scheme to enable school children between eight and eleven years to continue to receive swimming instruction during school hours; and, if not, will the Board invite the local authority to put forward a new scheme?
Mr Alfred Short: asked the Minister of Health whether he is aware that, owing to the drought, many farmers find it difficult to supply water for their cattle; and whether, as certain water undertakings decline to supply them where available from their mains at normal cost, he will take the matter up with such under takings?
Mr Alfred Short: asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Education whether any recent decision has been taken by the Board against teaching swimming to boys and girls between eight and 11 years; and, if so, when was this decision communicated to education authorities?
Mr Alfred Short: As this is a question of organisation, will the hon. Gentleman not instruct His Majesty's inspectors to go into the matter more fully, having regard to the resentment of the parents?
Mr Alfred Short: asked the Minister for the Co-ordination of Defence (1) what steps are being taken to provide adequate anti-aircraft defence of munition and railway centres; whether sites for antiaircraft guns have been surveyed and selected; and whether the Territorial and Regular Forces are responsible for antiaircraft defence; (2) what anti-aircraft guns have been allotted to Doncaster and the...
Mr Alfred Short: asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury whether, when entering into contracts involving insurance, such as that for the building of a battleship, it is made a condition of such contract of insurance that the principle of collective bargaining is recognised by the insurance company concerned?
Mr Alfred Short: What does the right hon. and gallant Gentleman mean by that?
Mr Alfred Short: Is the right hon. Gentleman in touch with the Home Office upon this matter, and particularly in respect of the admission of aliens into this country?
Mr Alfred Short: asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he can now state the cause of the pollution of the River Wye near Morsal Dale and Miller's Dale, Derbyshire; and whether the Trent Fishery Board has decided on a prosecution?