Results 181–200 of 755 for speaker:Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Night Motoring. (29 Jan 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: It is very difficult for any of us to have expert information as to what does or does not give away information to the enemy. We have to abide by the information given to the Government by the appropriate authorities. It is no use for me or for my hon. Friend to hold strong views as to what does give away information. I am told by experts who fly over the country that information is not being...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Night Motoring. (29 Jan 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: No; I have consulted everybody on the flying side.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Night Motoring. (29 Jan 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: That is rather like what people say about towns being bombed because of the presence of signals.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Workers' Facilities (North Staffordshire). (29 Jan 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: As I have informed my hon. Friend by letter, I sent an officer from headquarters to review the transport services for workers in North Staffordshire. All the representations and suggestions which have been made were carefully considered and steps, including review of the railway services, are being taken to relieve the congestion on the bus services at peak periods and to make the most...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Workers' Facilities (North Staffordshire). (29 Jan 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: I understood that this was a question in which my hon. Friend the Member for Burslem (Mr. MacLaren) was also interested.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Workers' Facilities (North Staffordshire). (29 Jan 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: My hon. Friend knows that we are very active in this matter, so much so as to be expediting the improvement of the railway facilities. That is being brought forward by about two months.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Road Accidents (Military Vehicles). (29 Jan 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: As regards the first part of this Question I would refer my hon. and gallant Friend to the answer which I gave to Questions by my hon. Friends the Members for Faversham (Sir A. Maitland) and West Lewisham (Mr. Brooke) on 22nd January. As regards the second part, a full statement was made on 17th December, in reply to my hon. Friend the Member for Reigate (Mr. Touche), by my hon. Friend the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Road Accidents (Military Vehicles). (29 Jan 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: I promised my hon. Friend the Member for Faversham (Sir A. Maitland) that I would go into this in an attempt to find out something about the rates of accidents as between the military and civilians. One set of figures has been sent to me from London. That, of course, is not the whole problem. I must relate these figures to the proportion of military traffic to civilian traffic, and I have not...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Road Accidents (Military Vehicles). (29 Jan 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: I think the War Office have done their best to give instructions to drivers to the effect that they are not privileged persons.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Road Accidents (Military Vehicles). (29 Jan 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: I have seen the letter to which my hon. Friend refers.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Third Class Railway Passengers (First Class Carriages). (29 Jan 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: The procedure is necessary to ensure that those who hold first-class tickets have first call on the available first-class accommodation. I see nothing in the procedure which is inconsistent with my announcement.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Third Class Railway Passengers (First Class Carriages). (29 Jan 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: I do not know that; it depends on how many first-class travellers there are. We want to stop people holding third-class tickets going on to the platform and taking a first-class seat on the basis that the train will eventually be full. That is why the doors of first-class compartments are locked until a certain time, after which third-class passengers are allowed to enter.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Third Class Railway Passengers (First Class Carriages). (29 Jan 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: They could percolate through the corridor, could they not?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Third Class Railway Passengers (First Class Carriages). (29 Jan 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: That would be against my instructions. I will look into the matter.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Ministry of Transport (Staff) (29 Jan 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: Of those employed by the Ministry in receipt of salaries of £600 a year and over, 21 were, before their appointment in this Department, associated with railway transport and 28 with road transport.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Ministry of Transport (Staff) (29 Jan 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: The total number employed with salaries of £350 per annum and over is 666.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Bombed Roads (Repair). (22 Jan 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: It is the policy of His Majesty's Government to maintain the responsibility of highway authorities for all roads vested in them. The incidence of cost of repair of damage due to enemy action has been considered in connection with the War Damage Bill now before the House. The Government's proposals will be indicated in an Amendment to stand in the name of my right hon. Friend the Chancellor of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Bombed Roads (Repair). (22 Jan 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: I am not familiar with what the objections are.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Public Vehicles, London (Long-Distance Passengers). (22 Jan 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: To attempt to give preference to long-distance passengers on bus and tram services in London would involve inconvenience to the majority who travel relatively short distances, and serious delay at stopping places. It would also complicate unduly the operation of the queue system and place a difficult and invidious task upon the conductors.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Road Accidents. (22 Jan 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: Such information as is available on the points raised by my hon. Friends relates only to the Metropolitan Police District and to the month of December. Any general deductions from such figures as I have would be likely to Mislead and their publication would therefore be premature.


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