Results 21–40 of 271 for speaker:Mr Charles Peat

Oral Answers to Questions — Salvage Collection ( 7 Mar 1945)

Mr Charles Peat: Yes, Sir,

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry: Pit-Wood (Shortage) (20 Feb 1945)

Mr Charles Peat: I have been asked to reply. Yes, Sir. The pit-wood position is under constant review, and I am aware that, largely as a result of the recent spell of bad weather and transport difficulties, the stock position of the South Wales collieries has deteriorated. Special arrangements have, however, been made to augment supplies and to overcome transport difficulties.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Steel Manufacture (Coal Consumption) (23 Jan 1945)

Mr Charles Peat: I have been asked to reply. The amount of coal required, on the average, to produce a ton of heavy steel is about 2 tons in Great Britain and 1½ tons in the United States, the difference being mainly due to the higher grade ore available in the United States.

Oral Answers to Questions — General Election (Paper Supplies) (18 Jan 1945)

Mr Charles Peat: Paper will be made available for a General Election on an appropriate scale and within a reasonable time, and the precise arrangements are now under consideration.

Oral Answers to Questions — General Election (Paper Supplies) (18 Jan 1945)

Mr Charles Peat: Yes, I shall be pleased to see them.

Oral Answers to Questions — General Election (Paper Supplies) (18 Jan 1945)

Mr Charles Peat: That will be taken into consideration.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Tyres ( 7 Nov 1944)

Mr Charles Peat: I have been asked to reply. Under the Tyre Rationing Scheme now in force no discounts are offered to any commercial vehicle user, nor are surrendered tyres slit or mutilated in any way until they have been inspected and found unfit for retreading.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Tyres ( 7 Nov 1944)

Mr Charles Peat: It is not for my Department to answer that supplementary question.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Tyres ( 7 Nov 1944)

Mr Charles Peat: I have been asked to reply. Relaxation of control must depend, among other things, upon a freer supply of raw materials which is not yet in sight. I am not aware of any suggestions for the establishment of a post-war monopoly in this industry.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Tyres ( 7 Nov 1944)

Mr Charles Peat: The Ministry of Supply may not be in existence when these things will have to be dealt with.

Penicillin (Supplies) ( 2 Nov 1944)

Mr Charles Peat: That is not true; that is a mis-statement in the Press.

Orders of the Day — Discharged Service Personnel (Civilian Clothing) (19 Oct 1944)

Mr Charles Peat: I have one of the suits on now.

Orders of the Day — Discharged Service Personnel (Civilian Clothing) (19 Oct 1944)

Mr Charles Peat: I have very little to say, and I do not want to take up the time of the House unduly, but I would like to thank my hon. Friend the Member for Doncaster (Mr. E. Walkden) for the remarks he made about the Ministry of Supply. We are, of course, a Supply Department and we are not responsible for distribution, although we co-operate to the best of our ability. As I told my hon. Friend just now, I...

Orders of the Day — Discharged Service Personnel (Civilian Clothing) (19 Oct 1944)

Mr Charles Peat: Unfortunately, it is only on loan.

Orders of the Day — Discharged Service Personnel (Civilian Clothing) (19 Oct 1944)

Mr Charles Peat: Since Monday we have issued 150 suits of the kind I am wearing through the dispersal depot at Olympia, and only three have had to go back for alteration. The word "utility"—these suits are made of utility cloth—is perhaps badly chosen. It is a very first-class standard cloth which has been made with the advice of the Board of Trade and the Wool Control to produce garments which would...

Oral Answers to Questions — National War Effort: Works Relations Centres (20 Jul 1944)

Mr Charles Peat: As the answer is rather long I will, with my hon. Friend's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Oral Answers to Questions — Penicillin (18 May 1944)

Mr Charles Peat: Small quantities of penicillin in its crude filtrate form can be produced in any bacteriological laboratory. This penicillin could be used for treatment in certain classes of case under special medical supervision. Such laboratories would not be able to make any significant amounts of pure penicillin for general distribution.

Oral Answers to Questions — Sulphathiazole (Civilian Supplies) ( 2 Mar 1944)

Mr Charles Peat: I am glad to say that during recent weeks there has been a substantial increase in the supply of sulphathiazole available for civilian use and production should now be adequate to enable all prescriptions to be met. The articles mentioned in the Question are proprietary brands.

Oral Answers to Questions — Sulphathiazole (Civilian Supplies) ( 2 Mar 1944)

Mr Charles Peat: I have nothing to add to the answer I have just given. It is now available, on a prescription, to everybody.


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