All 8 results for speaker:Mr John Gretton

Orders of the Day — Royal Navy (Post-War Responsibilities) (7 Mar 1945)

Mr John Gretton: As has already been mentioned by a number of speakers, the number and kind of ships which will be required in the post-war Navy will be an important consideration. Equally important will be the kind of men who will be called upon to man them. In this connection I should like to refer for a moment to the important work which has been, and is being, undertaken by the Sea Cadet Corps. This is no...

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Forge: Explosion, Burton-on-Trent (Compensation) (7 Feb 1945)

Mr John Gretton: asked the Secretary of State for Air the basis upon which the injured and the dependants of those killed in the explosion at Burton-on-Trent, on 27th November, 1944, will be compensated.

Oral Answers to Questions — Explosion, R.a.F. Depot, Burton-on-Trent (30 Nov 1944)

Mr John Gretton: (by Private Notice) asked the Secretary of State for Air if he can make a statement to the House concerning the disaster which occurred on Monday, 27th November, at an R.A.F. maintenance unit near Burton-on-Trent.

Oral Answers to Questions — Explosion, R.a.F. Depot, Burton-on-Trent (30 Nov 1944)

Mr John Gretton: While thanking my right hon. Friend for his reply, which I am sure will be much appreciated by those living in the vicinity of the disaster, may I ask him to give a definite assurance that those who have suffered loss will be treated, in every respect, as if the cause of the disaster was enemy action?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: Absence from Duty (Acting Rank) (27 Jun 1944)

Mr John Gretton: asked the Secretary of State for War if he will issue instructions that in the event of a change in rank involving a reduction in pay, that such reduction shall not become operative before the man concerned is notified in Orders.

Orders of the Day — Supply: Navy Estimates, 1944 (7 Mar 1944)

Mr John Gretton: I have never had the privilege of serving in the Royal Navy but I now have the honour to represent a constituency which, although it is in the centre of England, many miles distant from the sea, takes a very real and sincere interest both in the Royal Navy and the Merchant Navy. In addition, many of its sons are serving in both Services at the present time. I should, therefore, like to add my...

Orders of the Day — Education Bill (19 Jan 1944)

Mr John Gretton: As this is the first, occasion on which I have had the privilege of addressing the House I hope that hon. Members will be patient with me during the very few moments that I propose to speak. As has been pointed out bath by the Minister and by the last speaker, perhaps the great merit of the Education Bill is that if no one section obtains 100 per cent. of its desires for improvement, a very...

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Engineering Cadets (28 Oct 1943)

Mr John Gretton: asked the President of the Board of Education whether, seeing that engineering cadets, who are required to undergo courses of training at technical colleges to qualify them for commissioned rank in technical units of the Services are being subjected by uniformed persons to the accusation of being shirkers, he will provide for the issue to them of a distinctive uniform or badge?


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