Results 161–180 of 755 for speaker:Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon

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

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: Of course, I am aware of the first part of the Supplementary Question, or the implication of it; as for the second, I am extremely conscious of the fact that our canal system wants tuning up, and I am gradually becoming very barge-minded.

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

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: It has been going on during the last weeks.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Roads (Obstruction by Snow). ( 5 Feb 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: Yes, Sir. Both my officers and highway authorities have made special efforts, within the limits of labour available, to keep roads clear for traffic after the recent snowfall; and in this they have been given valuable assistance by the Military in many instances. Hitherto, Road Fund grants have only been available towards the cost of cutting a track through accumulated snow, and not towards...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Roads (Obstruction by Snow). ( 5 Feb 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: I know there were very considerable delays.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Roads (Obstruction by Snow). ( 5 Feb 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: If there is no labour, of course I cannot get it. The military authorities, however, are quite prepared to help us.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Road Accidents. ( 5 Feb 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: I am not in a position to add anything to the reply which I gave to my hon. Friend on 22nd January.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Road Accidents. ( 5 Feb 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: The figures are coming in, but I am not ready to give them. Perhaps next week will be all right.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Road Accidents. ( 5 Feb 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: I always understood that in a question of damage everything paid by the Government is ex gratia and that you could not get it in any other way.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Railways (Refreshment Facilities and Charges). (29 Jan 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: In general, refreshment rooms are closed on Sundays only where there is not sufficient demand to justify their being kept open. In Scotland, however, it is the custom to keep refreshment rooms closed on Sundays in deference to public opinion. If my hon. Friend will let me know of any particular station or stations where, in his view, there is sufficient demand to justify the opening of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Railways (Refreshment Facilities and Charges). (29 Jan 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: My hon. Friend will see from the next answer that I propose to deal with the matter in another way.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Railways (Refreshment Facilities and Charges). (29 Jan 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: The enormous army of soldiers would rather eat in the train than wander about the stations.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Railways (Refreshment Facilities and Charges). (29 Jan 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: Perhaps my hon. Friend will listen to the next answer.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Railways (Refreshment Facilities and Charges). (29 Jan 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: If my hon. Friend listened to the answer he would notice that I said that the opening of the refreshment rooms is determined to a large extent by the demand.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Railways (Refreshment Facilities and Charges). (29 Jan 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: I am advised that for the charge of 1s. a tea is served which consists of a pot of tea, bread and butter or toast or teacakes, and cake or biscuits. A second helping may be had on request. I do not think the charge is excessive. The additional charge of 3d. is in lieu of a tip and is charged on bills between 1s. and 2s. 6d. For members of the Forces, experiments are being made with mobile...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Railways (Refreshment Facilities and Charges). (29 Jan 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: I am in a difficulty. If I provide something for the ordinary public I am accused of not looking after the troops, and if I provide something for the troops I am accused of not looking after the public. There is provision in passenger trains for the ordinary passengers, and if the experiment is to be a success, as it obviously is, there will be two or three of these canteens in a train.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Railways (Refreshment Facilities and Charges). (29 Jan 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: They go to the attendant first.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Railways (Refreshment Facilities and Charges). (29 Jan 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: I shall have to refer that question to the Attorney-General.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Omnibus Service, Wolverhampton. (29 Jan 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: I am making inquiries and will write to my hon. Friend as soon as possible.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Omnibus Service, Wolverhampton. (29 Jan 1941)

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: I am rather afraid that my hon. Friend is leading me up the garden.

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

Lieut-Colonel John Moore-Brabazon: I have consulted with my right hon. Friend the Minister of Home Security and I see no reason to alter the view I previously expressed.


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