Results 81–100 of 211 for speaker:Mr Derek Page

Oral Answers to Questions — Land and Natural Resources: Wash Barrage (20 Dec 1965)

Mr Derek Page: asked the Minister of Land and Natural Resources what steps he is taking to expedite a decision regarding a feasibility study on the Wash barrage.

Oral Answers to Questions — Land and Natural Resources: Wash Barrage (20 Dec 1965)

Mr Derek Page: Can my right hon. Friend give any further indication of exactly when he will be in a position to make a decision? Will he expedite this matter, bearing in mind the terrific impact which any such scheme would have on the economy of the whole area?

Oral Answers to Questions — Land and Natural Resources: Wash Barrage (20 Dec 1965)

Mr Derek Page: asked the Minister of Land and Natural Resources whether he will discuss with the East Anglian Regional Economic Planning Council the desirability of a feasibility study of the Wash barrage.

Oral Answers to Questions — Land and Natural Resources: Wash Barrage (20 Dec 1965)

Mr Derek Page: I am most grateful to my right hon. Friend for that reply. Will he bear in mind the tremendous impact that any such scheme would have on the economy of the whole of Norfolk, which badly needs extra industry? Will he also bear in mind that this body is the only one that is capable of taking into account all the economic circumstances?

Farm Accidents (25 Jan 1966)

Mr Derek Page: I wish to begin by paying tribute to my hon. Friend the Member for Norfolk, North (Mr. Hazell) for initiating this important debate, particularly since the National Union of Agricultural Workers has for many years been drawing attention to the problems we are discussing. At the same time, however, I must regret the total absence of interest in this subject by hon. Gentlemen opposite. Not one...

National Health Service Bill (3 Feb 1966)

Mr Derek Page: I am grateful for the opportunity to speak in this debate and I will not impose on the House for more than a few moments. I add my congratulations to my right hon. Friend for a very worthy Bill and for the dignified way in which he has comported himself over the last 12 months. He is greatly to be congratulated. One matter which has been raised by certain practitioners in my constituency was...

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Aviation: Private Pilots (Information Circulars) (16 Feb 1966)

Mr Derek Page: asked the Minister of Aviation what steps he proposes to take to ensure wider knowledge among private pilots regarding the availability of information circulars from the Aeronautical Information Service.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Aviation: Private Pilots (Information Circulars) (16 Feb 1966)

Mr Derek Page: In view of the value of these circulars, particularly to pilots who are not regular members of clubs and who do not put in a great number of flying hours, would it not be advisable to issue a reminder with each re-issue of a licence?

Oral Answers to Questions — Board of Trade: Rhodesia (17 Feb 1966)

Mr Derek Page: Does not my hon. Friend agree that infinitely greater loss would result if the Government were to bend to rebellion?

Oral Answers to Questions — Board of Trade: Industrial Development Certificates (King's Lynn) (17 Feb 1966)

Mr Derek Page: asked the President of the Board of Trade how many industrial development certificates were granted for firms to develop in the King's Lynn area in each quarter of the years 1963, 1964 and 1965.

Oral Answers to Questions — Board of Trade: Industrial Development Certificates (King's Lynn) (17 Feb 1966)

Mr Derek Page: Will my hon. Friend bear in mind that although there has been a very welcome increase, I understand, there was a lack of correlation between housing and industry a couple of years ago with the result that about 100 houses are now standing idle? Will he bear that in mind when considering future applications for I.D.C.s?

Oral Answers to Questions — Board of Trade: Development Areas (17 Feb 1966)

Mr Derek Page: asked the President of the Board of Trade what criteria, apart from unemployment, he is now taking into account in designating development areas.

Oral Answers to Questions — Board of Trade: Development Areas (17 Feb 1966)

Mr Derek Page: Will my hon. Friend bear in mind the scandalous variations in earnings between different regions and the fact that earnings in parts of East Anglia just about equal National Assistance in the development areas? Will he give an assurance that the lines of division in the White Paper on investment allowances will not be the last word when legislation is introduced?

Orders of the Day — Companies Bill (21 Feb 1966)

Mr Derek Page: My main criticism in what is otherwise a general welcome to the Bill relates to an odd omission. The Bill provides for the disclosure of the proportion of turnover of a firm in exports but makes no mention of the proportion of money spent by a firm on imports which, to me, seems to be at least as important an aspect. It is very important that a company buying its raw materials and...

Orders of the Day — Defence (9 Mar 1966)

Mr Derek Page: I am puzzled to relate the hon. and gallant Gentleman's opinion with that of his right hon. Friend the Member for Streatham (Mr. Sandys) who, in the debate on 26th February, 1958, said: We have no aircraft carriers large enough to operate the long-range bombers which would be needed for an effective strike operation. We really could not contemplate building more and bigger...

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Power: North Sea Gas (26 Apr 1966)

Mr Derek Page: asked the Minister of Power what consideration is being given by Her Majesty's Government to the planning of pipelines and related equipment for the handling and distribution of North Sea gas.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Power: North Sea Gas (26 Apr 1966)

Mr Derek Page: Will my right hon. Friend bear in mind the social needs of Norfolk and East Anglia in general for the industry which must flow as a result of these discoveries? Will he keep in close contact with the Regional Council?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Power: Sea Gem (Loss) (26 Apr 1966)

Mr Derek Page: asked the Minister of Power when he expects the inquiry on the Sea Gem disaster to commence.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Power: Sea Gem (Loss) (26 Apr 1966)

Mr Derek Page: Will my right hon. Friend bear in mind the urgency of this matter, the anxiety which arose over another break-up recently, and the number of other operations which are starting in the near future the construction of which must obviously be guided by the results of this inquiry?

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing: Agricultural Tied Cottages (24 May 1966)

Mr Derek Page: asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government what criteria he is using to assess the success of his measures to give security to tenants of agricultural tied cottages.


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