Results 181–200 of 1823 for speaker:Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker

Oral Answers to Questions — Hospitals: Mental Illness (Research) ( 7 Jul 1969)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: As half the beds in hospitals are occupied by the mentally ill, despite the efforts of the Mental Health Research Fund and other voluntary organisations, does the right hon. Gentleman agree that these sums, direct or through the Medical Research Council, are inadequate to meet the problem?

Oral Answers to Questions — Hospitals: Mental Hospitals (Patients) ( 7 Jul 1969)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many patients were admitted to mental illness hospitals in 1958–59 and 1968–69; respectively; how many new outpatients and day patients were seen; how many in-patients there were and what proportion was compulsorily detained; what was the average length of stay of those discharged; and if he will make a statement.

Oral Answers to Questions — Hospitals: Mental Hospitals (Patients) ( 7 Jul 1969)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: Does the right Gentleman agree that that probably shows that although more individuals have gone into hospital they have been got out rather more quickly than in the past? Does not that show the need for increased research?

Oral Answers to Questions — Telephone Service: Cheltenham (Waiting List) ( 3 Jul 1969)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: asked the Postmaster-General what is the capacity currently spare on the Cheltenham Telephone Exchange; in which areas of Cheltenham and Charlton Kings are site conditions delaying the supply of telephone service to prospective subscribers; how many prospective subscribers are currently awaiting service; what is the longest waiting period; and when he expects to make available to all...

Oral Answers to Questions — Telephone Service: Cheltenham (Waiting List) ( 3 Jul 1969)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: Is the Minister aware that the impression left by the debate last December was that all would be clear by April when the exchange facilities were available, but there are still a number of my constituents who are deprived, some being asked to share lines after having had a line of their own for many years?

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Diplomatic Service (Conditions of Service and Pensions) (23 Jun 1969)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether, following the Report of the Duncan Committee, he will now grant terms of retirement and pension to members of the Diplomatic Service comparable to those of the Armed Forces.

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Diplomatic Service (Conditions of Service and Pensions) (23 Jun 1969)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: Does the right hon. Gentleman agree that my proposal would improve cross-fertilisation with those concerned in the export industry, and might be helpful both to the Diplomatic Service and to our export industry?

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Bari (Detained British Subjects) (23 Jun 1969)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether he will make a further statement about the British subjects, the crew of m.v. "Conqueror", awaiting trial in Bari since January 1968.

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Bari (Detained British Subjects) (23 Jun 1969)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: Will the hon. Gentleman express to the officials concerned in the Foreign Office and in Rome and Bari my thanks on behalf of my constituents and, I believe, of yours, Mr. Speaker, at having achieved this result after an unwarrantable delay of a year and a half?

Abolition of Slavery (20 Jun 1969)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: I am sure that those hon. Members who are present will welcome this opportunity which has been given to the Government to reply to the points raised by my hon. Friend the Member for Ilford, North (Mr. Iremonger) and will congratulate him on having raised this subject, which, as he said, was one of the great debates on constant occasions in the House of Commons 200 years or so ago. I...

Abolition of Slavery (20 Jun 1969)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: On a point of order. May I seek your guidance, Mr. Speaker? My hon. Friend, with the agreement of the Front Bench opposite, asked leave to withdraw his Motion. This was objected to by back benchers opposite. Once again we have an example of the Socialist back benchers thwarting the wishes of their own Front Bench.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministers and Departments (Correspondence) (19 Jun 1969)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: asked the Prime Minister whether he is aware of the increasing delays in obtaining replies from Ministers and Departments; and what action he is proposing for correcting this.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministers and Departments (Correspondence) (19 Jun 1969)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: Now that the Prime Minister has plenty of extra time in the next few weeks, will he start by consulting the Treasury and looking at the remarks of the Inland Revenue Staff Association about the overloading of that Department by recent legislation?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministers and Departments (Correspondence) (19 Jun 1969)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: Too much legislation.

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: European Security Conference (Finland's Invitation) (16 Jun 1969)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: Would the Minister assure us that in the event of any negotiations taking place, all our N.A.T.O. allies, including North America, will be included?

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: West Germany (Offset Arrangements) (16 Jun 1969)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether he will make a statement on the offset agreement with the Federal German Government on defence costs.

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: West Germany (Offset Arrangements) (16 Jun 1969)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: Has the attention of the Minister been drawn to the proposal that defence costs should be put into a blocked account and should not enter into the ordinary balance of payments? If so, can he comment on that?

Oral Answers to Questions — Employment and Productivity: Shop Stewards (Training) (22 May 1969)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: asked the Secretary of State for Employment and Productivity which industrial training boards make provision in their schemes for grants for the training of shop stewards.

Oral Answers to Questions — Employment and Productivity: Shop Stewards (Training) (22 May 1969)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: In view of the importance of shop stewards in a modern industrial society, will the hon. Gentleman see whether successful schemes can be spread over a wider basis?

Oral Answers to Questions — Employment and Productivity: Professional and Executive Register (22 May 1969)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: asked the Secretary of State for Employment and Productivity whether she will set up an inquiry into the practice of charging employers for the services of the Professional and Executive Register.


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