Results 61–80 of 196 for speaker:Major Sir Robert Conant

Oral Answers to Questions — Demobilisation: Industrial Service (13 Dec 1945)

Major Sir Robert Conant: asked the Minister of Labour whether he has any statement to make in regard to members of the Armed Forces on indefinite release to industry; and whether he is aware that many of those who have received an unqualified written assurance that their period of re lease would count as service towards their current engagements, have been informed by their record offices that they are to remain...

Oral Answers to Questions — Demobilisation: Industrial Service (13 Dec 1945)

Major Sir Robert Conant: Does the right hon. Gentleman appreciate that a large number of the men concerned. belong to release groups that have already been promulgated, and that therefore a very early statement is necessary?

Orders of the Day — Emergency Laws (Transitional Provisions) Bill (20 Nov 1945)

Major Sir Robert Conant: By a coincidence, I spent an hour or so this morning in showing some boys from a well-known school round this House. I told them, as we all do, about how we did our work. I showed them where we work. I also told them what we stand for. I said that it was on this site that all the great battles of the past, battles for liberty, had been fought, and that many of those battles are commemorated...

Orders of the Day — Emergency Laws (Transitional Provisions) Bill (20 Nov 1945)

Major Sir Robert Conant: I have been trying, I hope not too unsuccessfully, to attach each Regulation to the general theme of my speech, and the one to which. I was referring—I may say that the other ones to which I had intended to refer have already been mentioned by other hon. Members, so that I need not refer to them—is an illustration of what is, I think, a wrong principle—the priority given to the Service...

Orders of the Day — Emergency Laws (Transitional Provisions) Bill (20 Nov 1945)

Major Sir Robert Conant: What I feel is that there is a very great difference between these Regulations as applied in time of war, when I suppose nearly all of them would receive universal approval throughout the country, and their continuance into a time of peace when, to my mind, they are singularly objectionable. It is not much consolation when I am arrested without a warrant because I dislike the look of the...

Orders of the Day — Emergency Laws (Transitional Provisions) Bill (20 Nov 1945)

Major Sir Robert Conant: Because conscription is part of our policy after the war, are the people of this country to be treated as aliens on entering and leaving this country?

Procedure (Standing Committees) (15 Nov 1945)

Major Sir Robert Conant: I agree that the granting of Home Rule for Scotland might save more time to this House than the recommendations which we are now considering. The Committee were required to report on what alternatives they thought desirable for the more efficient despatch of public business, and they also had an instruction to report, as soon as possible, on a scheme for the acceleration of public Bills. This...

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force: Airmen (Approach to Members of Parliament) (14 Nov 1945)

Major Sir Robert Conant: Do we understand that disciplinary action will be taken against a man if he writes to his Member of Parliament before trying Service channels?

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies: T.T. Milk (14 Nov 1945)

Major Sir Robert Conant: asked the Minister of Food what steps he is taking to ensure that T.T. milk is not subjected to heat treatment before sale to the public.

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies: T.T. Milk (14 Nov 1945)

Major Sir Robert Conant: Will the right hon. Gentleman consult with the Minister of Agriculture as to the need for the disposal of surplus T.T. milk?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Indian Army (Officers' Release) (12 Nov 1945)

Major Sir Robert Conant: asked the Under-Secretary of State for India why officers of the Indian Army in Release Groups 22 and 23 have been instructed that their release is postponed till February, 1946.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Indian Army (Officers' Release) (12 Nov 1945)

Major Sir Robert Conant: Would not the Minister agree that officers who volunteer for service with the Indian Army have received very harsh treatment with regard to leave, and could they not receive special treatment in the matter of release?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Indian Army (Officers' Release) (12 Nov 1945)

Major Sir Robert Conant: I am referring to those officers who transferred to the Indian Army, and not to those who served especially in the Far East.

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture: Trainees, Worcestershire (12 Nov 1945)

Major Sir Robert Conant: asked the Minister of Agriculture how many ex-Servicemen are being trained in agriculture in the county of Worcestershire.

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture: Trainees, Worcestershire (12 Nov 1945)

Major Sir Robert Conant: Is the Minister satisfied that there is enough labour to replace the prisoners?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture: Woodlands (Clearance) (12 Nov 1945)

Major Sir Robert Conant: asked the Minister of Agriculture whether prisoners of war are available for the clearing of woodlands.

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture: Woodlands (Clearance) (12 Nov 1945)

Major Sir Robert Conant: Does the Minister appreciate that, unless the woodlands are prepared for replanting, the Minister's difficulties will steadily increase? Would it not be better to get on with it now?

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Conscientious Objectors ( 8 Nov 1945)

Major Sir Robert Conant: asked the Minister of Education what progress is being made in the scheme to facilitate the return of teachers, who are conscientious objectors, to the teaching profession.

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Conscientious Objectors ( 8 Nov 1945)

Major Sir Robert Conant: Will the right hon. Lady say if these teachers havebeen released to take the place of clergymen who are not allowed to teach?

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies: T.T. Milk ( 7 Nov 1945)

Major Sir Robert Conant: asked the Minister of Food what proportion of T.T. milk produced in the country is incorporated in the bulk supplies that are heat-treated before sale to the public.


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