Results 61–80 of 473 for speaker:Sir Harold Sutcliffe

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture: Horses (Transport) (1 Feb 1951)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: Can the Minister say why there has been such a long delay, because he made an almost exactly similar announcement in reply to a Question in the middle of December?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: Constabulary (23 Jan 1951)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: asked the Secretary of State for War if he will increase the numbers of his Department's constabulary as a safeguard against the outbreak of fire where valuable material is stored.

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: Constabulary (23 Jan 1951)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: Will the right hon. Gentleman bear in mind that a serious aspect of this shortage of men has been the fact that it has been impossible for them to inspect the inside of the buildings with anything like regularity, and that therefore a fire could start and be unobserved for some time before anybody was aware of it?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Cotton Industry (7 Dec 1950)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: asked the President of the Board of Trade whether it is proposed to take any additional steps to assist and stimulate the provision of new buildings and equipment for the cotton industry.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Cotton Industry (7 Dec 1950)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: Is the right hon. Gentleman bearing in mind the fact that the time-limit for the present scheme has nearly expired, and that to formulate plans for the future it is necessary to begin thinking now, as it takes a considerable time to put a scheme into effect?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture: Horses (Transport) (7 Dec 1950)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: asked the Minister of Agriculture the result of his consultations with the British Transport Commission and the Road Haulage Association about the introduction of amendments to the Exportation and Transit of Horses Order, 1921, and the Transit of Animals (Amendment) Order, 1931, arising from the Report of the Rosebery Committee.

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture: Horses (Transport) (7 Dec 1950)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: Can the Minister say if the orders will implement all the recommendations contained in sub-paragraphs (u) and (w) of the Rosebery Committee Report?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture: Horses (Transport) (7 Dec 1950)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: If the orders implement those recommendations the Minister's action will be welcomed throughout the country.

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies: Confectionery (4 Dec 1950)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: asked the Minister of Food if he is aware that the recent alteration in the price schedule for sweets has resulted in lower margins for retailers, many of whom are small shopkeepers; and if he can give an assurance that steps have been taken to ascertain that no hardship will result.

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies: Confectionery (4 Dec 1950)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: Is the Minister aware that the National Union of Retail Confectioners asked for the withdrawal of the schedule? Will he bear in mind that the price schedule affects thousands of small shopkeepers, many of whom are widows, working on their own, and will he take into account the fact that sales are limited because of the points system and because many people do not take up their full quota?

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies: Confectionery (4 Dec 1950)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: asked the Minister of Food if he is aware that the quota of personal points capital available to wholesalers in the confectionery trade is based on a period 12 years ago; and if, in view of the hardship which this imposes on some wholesalers, he will investigate the matter, with a view to an alteration in the qualifying dates.

Oral Answers to Questions — Telephone Service: Heywood Exchange (15 Nov 1950)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: asked the Postmaster-General what progress is being made with the work at the Heywood telephone exchange; and if he will state when new subscribers will be connected.

Oral Answers to Questions — Telephone Service: Heywood Exchange (15 Nov 1950)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: Can the right hon. Gentleman say how long it will be before all those who have been on the waiting list for such a long time will be able to be connected?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Works: Building Licences (Clubs) (23 Oct 1950)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: Since the areas concerned are all represented by Labour Members of Parliament, is not this a flagrant case of political discrimination?

Oral Answers to Questions — Germany and Austria: Scientific Officer, Harwell (Absence from Duty) (23 Oct 1950)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: Has the right hon. Gentleman given any indication of the reason for his leaving Harwell to take up another appointment?

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies: Holiday Resorts (Rationed Foods) (18 Sep 1950)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: asked the Minister of Food on what system additional rationed foodstuffs are made available during the season at holiday resorts.

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies: Holiday Resorts (Rationed Foods) (18 Sep 1950)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: Is the Minister aware that it was possible to buy half-a-dozen tins of salmon, and what was described as any amount of ham and tongue, at a shop in Torquay in August? Will he bear in mind there is much dissatisfaction in the north-west because there are not enough of these commodities to go round? Will he review the position?

Oral Answers to Questions — Parliamentary Elections (27 Jul 1950)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what conclusion he has reached with regard to the proposal that the electoral regulations should provide for each candidate's agent to be supplied with a copy of the list of absent voters.

Oral Answers to Questions — Parliamentary Elections (27 Jul 1950)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that this does not really meet the position? Would he reconsider the matter with a view to including the provision in the regulations, if possible, because some returning officers are not complying?

Oral Answers to Questions — Parliamentary Elections (27 Jul 1950)

Sir Harold Sutcliffe: asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he has considered the proposal made to him that the electors' lists and register for every town should have an index of streets; and what instructions he has issued.


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