Results 41–60 of 196 for speaker:Major Sir Robert Conant

Orders of the Day — Police Amalgamation, Leicestershire and Rutland (20 Feb 1951)

Major Sir Robert Conant: I am sorry to interrupt the right hon. Gentleman, but did I understand him to say that he consulted us about having a joint chief constable for Leicestershire? I have not heard about that; if he had done so, I am sure would have heard.

Orders of the Day — Police Amalgamation, Leicestershire and Rutland (20 Feb 1951)

Major Sir Robert Conant: The Home Secretary based his case upon the small size of the county of Rutland, but he said very little about efficiency. Smallness is not a crime; inefficiency may be. I do not think that he seriously called into question the efficiency of the Rutland police. Rutland is our smallest county and it is a very proud county for that reason. Feeling runs very deep on this matter of the...

War Materials (Export) (18 Sep 1950)

Major Sir Robert Conant: rose—

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing: Ex-Service Men (Accommodation) (11 May 1950)

Major Sir Robert Conant: asked the Minister of Health whether he will allow local housing authorities to exceed their building quotas to the extent needed to meet the requirements of men who, on their discharge from the Armed Forces, have been turned out of married quarters.

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing: Ex-Service Men (Accommodation) (11 May 1950)

Major Sir Robert Conant: Could the right hon. Gentleman say how the local authorities can possibly find out how many men are to be discharged from married quarters? Is there not very real hardship in cases of this kind?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: Burlish Camp (31 May 1949)

Major Sir Robert Conant: asked the Secretary of State for War whether he will give up possession of that part of Burlish Camp, Stourport-on-Severn, which is at present occupied by squatters, in order that the urban district council may put the water supply and sanitary arrangements in order, and use some of the huts for temporary housing accommodation.

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: Burlish Camp (31 May 1949)

Major Sir Robert Conant: Can the right hon. Gentleman say how long these negotiations are to continue, in view of the fact that they have been going on for months?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Supply: Hostel, Malvern (14 Jun 1948)

Major Sir Robert Conant: asked the Minister of Supply on what grounds he has commenced the erection of a large dining hall at the Pale Manor Hostel, Malvern, against the wishes of 95 per cent. of the residents; what will be the total cost of the scheme; and why overtime and Sunday working has been authorised.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Supply: Hostel, Malvern (14 Jun 1948)

Major Sir Robert Conant: Can the Parliamentary Secretary give any estimate of the number of dwelling houses which could be erected for the same expenditure of labour and building materials as is being wasted on this unwanted project?

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill: Clause 29. — (Meaning of "gross relevant distribution to proprietors.") (16 Jul 1947)

Major Sir Robert Conant: I beg to second the Amendment to the proposed Amendment.

Orders of the Day — Part Ii: Clause 3. — (General provisions as to functions of Central Land Board.) (13 May 1947)

Major Sir Robert Conant: I beg to second the Amendment to the proposed Amendment.

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing: Building Licences, Malvern (11 Jul 1946)

Major Sir Robert Conant: asked the Minister of Health on what grounds he has instructed the Malvern Urban District Council to issue no further building licences to private persons without his approval; and whether his approval will be given in the case of builders who already have building materials available.

Oral Answers to Questions — Housing: Building Licences, Malvern (11 Jul 1946)

Major Sir Robert Conant: Is the hon. Gentleman aware that less than a month ago the Minister informed me that he was entirely satisfied with the policy of this council in the issue of licences, and why has his policy changed? If I give him the names of builders serving in the Forces, will he undertake to have them released at once?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: Training Area, Malvern Hills (19 Feb 1946)

Major Sir Robert Conant: asked the Secretary of State for War if he is aware that proposals have recently been made for the use of a part of the Malvern Hills as a military training area; and whether he will undertake that recognised beauty spots such as this which have escaped destruction during the war shall not be acquired for such a purpose.

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: Training Area, Malvern Hills (19 Feb 1946)

Major Sir Robert Conant: Would the right hon. Gentleman say for how long it is proposed to hold this ground?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: Training Area, Malvern Hills (19 Feb 1946)

Major Sir Robert Conant: Would the right hon. Gentleman undertake that, as soon as the epidemic has disappeared, the unit concerned will return to its former home?

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Malvern College (Release) (20 Dec 1945)

Major Sir Robert Conant: asked the Minister of Education whether she will give an assurance that Malvern College will be enabled to return to its own buildings at Malvern in September, 1946, as was promised by her Department last September.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Malvern College (Release) (20 Dec 1945)

Major Sir Robert Conant: May I ask the right hon. Lady to bear in mind that as a result of previous undertakings given by her Department contracts have been entered into with a large number of parents in two large schools, and will she do what she can to speed things up?

Oral Answers to Questions — Demobilisation: Service personnel (Civilian Employment) (18 Dec 1945)

Major Sir Robert Conant: asked the Minister of Labour whether he has any statement to make with regard to members of the Armed Forces on indefinite release to industry.

Oral Answers to Questions — Demobilisation: Service personnel (Civilian Employment) (18 Dec 1945)

Major Sir Robert Conant: Can the right hon. Gentleman say whether those who have a written guarantee that their service with industry will count towards their current engagement, will as promised be released under the terms of Class A and not be subject to direction?


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