Results 141–160 of 755 for speaker:Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Railways (Lost Goods). (19 Feb 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: The information for which my hon. Friend asks is not available. To obtain it would involve a great deal of labour and expense which would not be justified in present circumstances.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Railways (Lost Goods). (19 Feb 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: I do not think I can accept as a fact that there is a serious effect upon war industries.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Railways (Lost Goods). (19 Feb 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: I will make those inquiries.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Workmen's Railway Tickets (Fire-Watchers). (19 Feb 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: I do no think that it would be fair to the railway companies to place on them the cost of extending workmen's fares in the manner suggested. The concession to full-time Civil Defence workers, which I announced on 30th January, in reply to the hon. Member for Stratford (Mr. Groves), is, however, being extended to fire-watchers, who normally avail themselves of workmen's tickets, when...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Workmen's Railway Tickets (Fire-Watchers). (19 Feb 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: They certainly get benefit, but it will be impossible to extend it without very grave inquiry. We are all fire-fighting now, and this suggestion really means a reduction of fares throughout the country.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Workmen's Railway Tickets (Fire-Watchers). (19 Feb 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: I have already said that I have considered this matter.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Workmen's Railway Tickets (Fire-Watchers). (19 Feb 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: I think so. A larger number of people would travel at reduced rates.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Motor-Driving Tests. (12 Feb 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: No, Sir. I cannot undertake to resume driving tests at present. A number of driving examiners are now serving with His Majesty's Forces, and the remainder cannot he released from their duties in the Ministry's war transport organisation, which in present circumstances must have precedence. Special arrangements are made for the small number of tests required for disabled drivers and tests...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Motor-Driving Tests. (12 Feb 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: There would be a prima facie case leading to that conclusion, but I have never been convinced of it myself.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Dockers, Liverpool (Facilities). (12 Feb 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: Yes, Sir. The provision of transport facilities for the dockers is under consideration as part of the general scheme.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Dockers, Liverpool (Facilities). (12 Feb 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: What I have in mind is that these labour forces must be extremely mobile at any time.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Road Repairs. (12 Feb 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: Yes, Sir. That is precisely my aim, and I am doing all I can to achieve it.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Road Repairs. (12 Feb 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: I will do my best.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Electricity Charges. (12 Feb 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: It would not be practicable to undertake a reorganisation of such magnitude during the war.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Electricity Charges. (12 Feb 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: The increased charges can only be partly attri- buted to the increases in the price of coal. There are other factors, such as repairs, which come into it.

Oral Answers to Questions — Electricity Supply.: Grampians Scheme. ( 5 Feb 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: No, Sir. The two schemes are entirely different. I am not in a position to say what views may be expressed upon the proposals in the draft Order by the various Government Departments concerned.

Oral Answers to Questions — Electricity Supply.: Grampians Scheme. ( 5 Feb 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: The Grampians scheme and the Caledonian scheme are two entirely different schemes, which must be looked upon as separate propositions.

Oral Answers to Questions — Electricity Supply.: Grid System. ( 5 Feb 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: I am aware of only one case where as a result of the recent snowfall there has been a breakdown of the grid transmission lines of the Central Electricity Board involving a partial loss of supply. The factor of safety of the grid transmission lines is in excess of that laid down by the Electricity Commissioners' regulations, and I do not consider that any inquiry is called for. Moreover, there...

Oral Answers to Questions — Electricity Supply.: Grid System. ( 5 Feb 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: I do not think that was on account of the snow.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Canals and Inland Waterways. ( 5 Feb 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: I have under consideration an investigation into the carriage of traffic on the canals and inland waterways, but I am not yet in a position to make any statement on the subject.


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