Results 41–60 of 271 for speaker:Mr Charles Peat

Oral Answers to Questions — Penicillin (Discoverer, Recompense) (24 Feb 1944)

Mr Charles Peat: Penicillin is not a proprietary article. It is at present being manufactured only under Government auspices and manufacture will be controlled so long as that is necessary in the national interest. As regards the discoverers, I would refer to the reply of my right hon. Friend the Lord President of the Council to the hon. Member for South Kensington (Sir W. Davison) to-day.

Oral Answers to Questions — Penicillin (Discoverer, Recompense) (24 Feb 1944)

Mr Charles Peat: I do not think that is for me to answer.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Supply: Copper (Empire Production) (23 Feb 1944)

Mr Charles Peat: The proportion from Empire countries in 1943 was 62 per cent. and it is estimated that the proportion in 1944 will be between 70 and 73 per cent.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Supply: Copper Imports (16 Feb 1944)

Mr Charles Peat: My hon. Friend may be assured that His Majesty's Government recognise their special responsibilities towards the copper producing areas of the Empire and the interests of those areas are being fully taken into account in considering any adjustment in our copper import programmes.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Supply: Copper Imports (16 Feb 1944)

Mr Charles Peat: I think I can give my hon. Friend that assurance.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Supply: Penicillin (16 Feb 1944)

Mr Charles Peat: There is close and constant co-operation between all parties concerned, both by the exchange of information and reports and by visits of scientific and technical experts. The arrangements for the production of penicillin in Canada and the United States and this country are co-ordinated by the Combined Production and Resources Board.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Supply: Penicillin (16 Feb 1944)

Mr Charles Peat: To answer my hon. and gallant Friend would take some time in detail but I can assure him that, as far as I know, no step is being omitted which would help us to get production going in this country.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Supply: Penicillin (16 Feb 1944)

Mr Charles Peat: We are in the closest co-operation with Government bodies in the United States and in Canada and with all the scientific bodies in those two countries.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Supply: Copper Imports ( 9 Feb 1944)

Mr Charles Peat: The proposed reduction of Northern Rhodesian copper production will not begin to take effect until April, and will not enter fully into effect until June. It will not materially affect imports into the United Kingdom until some months thereafter. The question of the adjustment of production in and importation from other sources of supply is being taken up through the appropriate Combined...

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Supply: Copper Imports ( 9 Feb 1944)

Mr Charles Peat: Negotiations for reduction in respect of parts of the British Empire have been started before the negotiations with other countries.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Supply: Copper Imports ( 9 Feb 1944)

Mr Charles Peat: There is very little difference in the cost of production. In fact, Rhodesia is not the cheapest.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Supply: Penicillin ( 9 Feb 1944)

Mr Charles Peat: It is regretted that it is not in the public interest to publish the information asked for.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Supply: Penicillin ( 9 Feb 1944)

Mr Charles Peat: I take full responsibility for the answer which was given to-day. You, Mr. Speaker, are not in a position to know what answer is going to be made to a Question and I cannot control the Questions that are asked—

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Supply: Penicillin ( 9 Feb 1944)

Mr Charles Peat: No, I do not want to, but in the case of the two Questions under review, if they had been answered in detail, the answer would have given full information as to the position and the scope of the production and development of penicillin in this country.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Supply: Penicillin ( 9 Feb 1944)

Mr Charles Peat: I believe that penicillin, at this moment, is as vital to us as the most secret weapon we are producing, and if I gave this information, it would lay our production of penicillin open to air attack, because if this Question had been answered, it would have given the location——

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: Timber Felling ( 8 Feb 1944)

Mr Charles Peat: I have been asked to reply. The committee already appointed will consider timber felling in England and Wales. The question whether a similar committee is desirable in Scotland is at present under consideration with the principal Scottish organisations concerned.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Supply: Esparto Grass (Importation) ( 2 Feb 1944)

Mr Charles Peat: Inquiries are being made in North Africa on the arrangements necessary for a resumption of the importation of esparto grass when the shipping position renders this possible.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Supply: Penicillin ( 2 Feb 1944)

Mr Charles Peat: Mr. Gormley has sought the support of the Ministry of Supply for his application for an exit permit to visit North America for the purpose of investigating penicillin production and for certain other purposes. In the absence of evidence that his visit would be likely to increase supplies of penicillin, I do not feel able to support his application. Technical experts are already visiting...

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Supply: Penicillin ( 2 Feb 1944)

Mr Charles Peat: We have not granted a monopoly to three firms. The production of penicillin at present is in its infancy and is at the experimental stage. Patent rights and any other developments which may occur during the war, have been pooled and will be made available to any manufacturer who is in a position to make penicillin.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Supply: Penicillin ( 2 Feb 1944)

Mr Charles Peat: That is another question.


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