Results 721–728 of 728 for speaker:Mr Christopher Hollis

Oral Answers to Questions — Greece: Plebiscite (Postponement) (26 Nov 1945)

Mr Christopher Hollis: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs if the Greek Government consulted His Majesty's Government before they announced the postponement of the plebiscite; and what representations His Majesty's Government made on this subject.

Oral Answers to Questions — Greece: Plebiscite (Postponement) (26 Nov 1945)

Mr Christopher Hollis: In the event of the newly elected Greek Parliament—

Orders of the Day — Dock Workers (Registration of Employment) Bill (12 Nov 1945)

Mr Christopher Hollis: I have great satisfaction in feeling, for the first time, almost as if I were an old Member, in having the pleasure of congratulating the hon. and gallant Member for Central Hull (Captain Hewitson). It is the first time I have had the privilege of congratulating a Member on his maiden speech. It is always extraordinarily interesting to hear a sincere expression of opinion on a subject of...

Mechanically-Propelled Vehicles Duties: Purchase Tax (31 Oct 1945)

Mr Christopher Hollis: I merely want to make one simple and largely sanitary plea, and that is for baths. One of my hon. Friends accused the Chancellor of a desire to soak the poor, but here is his chance to soak us all. Almost every household and building appliance is to be exempt from Purchase Tax except the humble bath. Every method of heating water is exempt, very properly, from Purchase Tax, but once the water...

Oral Answers to Questions — Police: Italian Internees (Release) (18 Oct 1945)

Mr Christopher Hollis: asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he will release from internment Italians whose business and families are located in this country and who have played no active part in Fascist organisation.

Orders of the Day — Education (Regulations) (18 Oct 1945)

Mr Christopher Hollis: I beg to second the Motion. We have been assured many times during the last few days from every quarter of the House that it is a gross libel to suggest that any of us believe in control for control's sake. I suggest that we could not have a better opportunity of proving our sincerity in that opposition to control for control's sake, than that which is presented by this Motion. By it, we are...

Orders of the Day — Supplies and Services (Transitional Powers) Bill: Clause 8 (Duration.) (15 Oct 1945)

Mr Christopher Hollis: I claim the indulgence of the Committee for a maiden speech, and I promise that I will not keep the Committee long at this late hour. The Government are asking for very large powers. We are told in a speech of obvious sincerity by the hon. Member for West Renfrew (Mr. Scollan) that they are justified in asking for these powers because they will use them for public purposes. We are told by...

Oral Answers to Questions — National Fire Service (11 Oct 1945)

Mr Christopher Hollis: asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he can give a date for the return of fire brigades to local authorities.


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