Results 121–140 of 211 for speaker:Mr Derek Page

Orders of the Day — New Towns Bill (28 Oct 1966)

Mr Derek Page: Will my hon. Friend comment on the point I made about King's Lynn's costs?

Oral Answers to Questions — Local Government: Historic Towns (Pilot Survey) (1 Nov 1966)

Mr Derek Page: asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government what will be the cost of the pilot survey of historic towns; and how this cost is to be apportioned.

Oral Answers to Questions — Local Government: Historic Towns (Pilot Survey) (1 Nov 1966)

Mr Derek Page: Does not the Joint Parliamentary Secretary agree that it is very unfair that King's Lynn should already have spent £2,000 on a survey for the preservation of this ancient centre? Does he not agree that since the benefits of this new survey will be available to the whole nation there is no reason in the world why the local authority should bear any of this cost?

Oral Answers to Questions — Economic Affairs: East Anglia Planning Council (1 Dec 1966)

Mr Derek Page: asked the First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Economic Affairs what surveys of future population distribution and of likely industrial development have been completed by the Eastern Regional Economic Planning Council.

Oral Answers to Questions — Economic Affairs: East Anglia Planning Council (1 Dec 1966)

Mr Derek Page: Would my hon. Friend explain how in the absence of the conclusions of these reports it is possible to place any reliance on recommendations by the council regarding railway closures? Will he have a word with the Minister of Transport?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: Warble Fly (14 Dec 1966)

Mr Derek Page: asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what proposals he has for instituting a compulsory warble fly eradication scheme, bearing in mind the effectiveness of modern treatments and the success of the eradication schemes in Ireland.

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: Warble Fly (14 Dec 1966)

Mr Derek Page: Bearing in mind that our population and facilities are also much greater as well as the number of cattle; and the very great success of the Irish measures, and the great effectiveness of the new systemic insecticides, is it not unfair to the farmers who use these insecticides that their cattle stand to be re-infested by the cattle of people who do not?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: Warble Fly (14 Dec 1966)

Mr Derek Page: asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what information he has regarding the extent of warble fly infestation of cattle imported from the Republic of Ireland in each of the last four years; and what is the present level of such infestation.

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: Warble Fly (14 Dec 1966)

Mr Derek Page: Do not these spectacular reductions in infestation indicate that if a similar scheme were adopted here this country would avoid the importation of £2 million worth of hides a year from abroad?

Orders of the Day — Industrial and Provident Societies Bill (16 Dec 1966)

Mr Derek Page: I beg to move, That the Bill be now read a Second time. The Bill refers to a change which is being proposed for legislation applying to all co-operatives, but the provisions will, in practice, apply solely to agricultural and horticultural co-operatives because it is here that a certain difficulty has arisen with regard to the raising of capital. Therefore, my remarks will he confined to...

Orders of the Day — Industrial and Provident Societies Bill (16 Dec 1966)

Mr Derek Page: I should require notice of that question. If the hon. Gentleman will bear with me, I will make sure that he is acquainted with that information. We can get a fairly accurate idea of what the practical effect of the Bill will be. There is no doubt that capital investment is by far the biggest single factor in the increase of production and productivity in any industry, and agriculture is no...

Oral Answers to Questions — Local Government: Wash Barrage (Feasibility Study) (14 Mar 1967)

Mr Derek Page: asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government what advice he has received from the Eastern Regional Economic Planning Council regarding the advisability of instituting a feasibility study for a Wash Barrage.

Oral Answers to Questions — Local Government: Wash Barrage (Feasibility Study) (14 Mar 1967)

Mr Derek Page: Is my hon. Friend aware that recent thinking on this subject involves consideration of factors much wider than pure water conservation, such as new port facilities and the drainage of vast areas? Will he ensure that these new considerations are properly considered by his Ministry in setting up any feasibility study?

Oral Answers to Questions — Overseas Development: Commonwealth Sugar Producers (16 Mar 1967)

Mr Derek Page: asked the Minister of Overseas Development what estimate he has made of the effects of possible entry of Great Britain to the European Economic Community on the economies of sterling area producers of sugar, and the consequent changes in need for economic assistance.

Oral Answers to Questions — Overseas Development: Commonwealth Sugar Producers (16 Mar 1967)

Mr Derek Page: Will my hon. Friend bear in mind the particular reliance of these territories on this single crop, which outweighs, for instance, the reliance of New Zealand on its exports to this country, and will he make sure that this is taken fully into account? Otherwise, they could be ruined.

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: Expansion Programme (22 Mar 1967)

Mr Derek Page: asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what progress has been made in the past two years in the agricultural expansion programme.

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: Expansion Programme (22 Mar 1967)

Mr Derek Page: Would my right hon. Friend bear in mind that if progress is to be stimulated farmers need assurance about their future incomes as far as possible, and there is concern about what their incomes will be if we go into the Common Market? Will he, therefore, take steps to inquire what farm incomes are in the Common Market countries, which is something that we do not know at present?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: Horticulture (22 Mar 1967)

Mr Derek Page: asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food in view of the fact that horticulture is not included in the Annual Price Review products what assurances he has now given for continued security in the industry.

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: Horticulture (22 Mar 1967)

Mr Derek Page: Will my right hon. Friend bear in mind that, while growers are most appreciative of the assistance which he has given them, naturally they are very anxious about their future should negotiations with the E.E.C. go ahead? Will he bear in mind that anxiety and the suspicion which many of us have that this is likely to be the hardest hit part of agriculture?

Orders of the Day — Amendment of the Law (11 Apr 1967)

Mr Derek Page: Does the hon. Member think that the reimposition of prescription charges and reduction of help for school meals would help the families to whom he is referring?


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