Results 141–160 of 1823 for speaker:Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker

Oral Answers to Questions — Employment and Productivity: Urban and Social Problems (26 Feb 1970)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: Could the Prime Minister name two such topics which justify his claim of a special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom which are not also of interest to other countries?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Channel Tunnel (24 Feb 1970)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: asked the Minister of Transport when the French and British Governments will reach a conclusion on the proposals which private enterprise bank syndicates have been putting forward in recent months with regard to the financing and construction of the Channel Tunnel.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Channel Tunnel (24 Feb 1970)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: I understand that formal proposals have been submitted and are awaiting a reply from Her Majesty's Government. In view of the encouraging remarks made by our wartime colleague, M. Schumann, on his recent successful visit here, will the Minister look at this matter with urgency and give us a date on which to expect a reply?

Britain and the European Communities (White Paper) (24 Feb 1970)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: I am sure that every hon. Member on the back benches will agree with the last remarks of the hon. Member for Lancaster (Mr. Henig) about wanting to see the parliamentary control of the Executive tightened. Those of us who have followed the debate, especially the last two or three hours of it, will agree that there have been some extremely useful contributions. When the negotiations get...

Britain and the European Communities (White Paper) (24 Feb 1970)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: Many of these independent Commonwealth countries have found that it suited their needs to make agreements outside the Commonwealth. There are examples in East and West Africa. They have reached agreements of association with the E.E.C. which give them some advantage. Australia's new relationship with Japan has only developed fast in the last two or three years, indeed, since the previous...

Oral Answers to Questions — Technology: Gas Explosions (23 Feb 1970)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: asked the Minister of Technology if he will institute a publicity campaign to draw attention to the dangers which can arise from the use of gas appliances.

Oral Answers to Questions — Technology: Gas Explosions (23 Feb 1970)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: Surely the right hon. Gentleman ought to take action before that, especially in view of the fact in the West Midlands there have been a that since the introduction of natural gas number of explosions? For instance, recently a house in Malvern blew up. The right hon. Gentleman ought to redouble his efforts now without waiting.

Oral Answers to Questions — Technology: Gas Explosions (23 Feb 1970)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: asked the Minister of Technology if he will issue general directions to the gas boards to ensure immediate attention, day or night, to any report of a suspected gas leak.

Oral Answers to Questions — Technology: Gas Explosions (23 Feb 1970)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: I am grateful for the fact that, unlike what he said in a previous reply, the right hon. Gentleman is not to establish a Royal Commission to look into the matter, but there have been cases in which there have been hours, if not days, of delay.

Oral Answers to Questions — Overseas Development: Cayman Island (19 Feb 1970)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: asked the Minister of Overseas Development what action is proposed, direct or through the Commonwealth Development Corporation, to help the Cayman Island authorities by the appointment of expert advisers for development and negotiation of projects submitted to them.

Oral Answers to Questions — Overseas Development: Cayman Island (19 Feb 1970)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: I am sure that everybody in the islands will be delighted to hear that. It has taken many years to get the Government to take any interest in the islands, which earn a substantial amount in dollars for the sterling balances in this country.

Oral Answers to Questions — Overseas Development: Turks and Caicos Islands (Surveyors) (19 Feb 1970)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: asked the Minister of Overseas Development whether she will recruit extra temporary surveyors, either as volunteers or on contract, to help the Registrar of Lands in the Turks and Caicos, in view of the lack of qualified surveyors there.

Oral Answers to Questions — Overseas Development: Turks and Caicos Islands (Surveyors) (19 Feb 1970)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: Is the Minister aware that he gave a somewhat mislead- ing reply to a Question earlier, to the effect that there was a sufficiency of surveyors? Does he appreciate that all the information which reaches me is that that is not so? Will he consult the local authorities in the Turks and Caicos, since the Registrar of Lands says that he cannot survey other than Government land?

Orders of the Day — Mental Hospitals (11 Feb 1970)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: I, too, shall confine myself to a few remarks, and I begin by joining the hon. Member for Thurrock (Mr. Delargy), on this occasion in paying tribute to the Secretary of State. His speech will be of great importance to everybody interested in this subject, and I am grateful to my noble friend on the Opposition Front Bench, my hon. Friend the Member for Hertford (Lord Balniel), for having given...

Orders of the Day — Mental Hospitals (11 Feb 1970)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: I am grateful for that reply. After the war, when I began to become involved in this subject, 48 per cent. of beds were for mental illness cases. It is now just over 46 per cent., which is not a great advance, despite the comparative figures which I have just mentioned. In answers which the right hon. Gentleman gave us on 7th July, he constantly used the word "research". It is in that area...

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Middle East ( 2 Feb 1970)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether he will now consult with the United Kingdom's allies in Europe, with a view to proposing a European guarantee for any settlement in the Middle East.

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Middle East ( 2 Feb 1970)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: In view of the widespread support which this proposal has had at the Western European Union Assembly for a number of years, will not the right hon. Gentleman take action which will encourage those in the Middle East who want to find a peaceful settlement?

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Rudolf Hess ( 2 Feb 1970)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Common- wealth Affairs whether he will now propose to the other three Powers concerned that Herr Hess be allowed to visit his family at Easter.

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Rudolf Hess ( 2 Feb 1970)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: Which of the four Powers refuses to look at this case on humanitarian grounds?

Oral Answers to Questions — Overseas Development: Surveyors (22 Jan 1970)

Sir Douglas Dodds-Parker: asked the Minister of Overseas Development what action is being taken by her Department to increase the availability of surveyors for work needed overseas, especially in the West Indies.


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