Results 181–200 of 715 for speaker:Sir Gifford Fox

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Supply: Lead (Prices) (20 May 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Minister of Supply what was the equivalent c.i.f. price in Great Britain of the 24,000 tons of lead bought in the latter part of February and March, based on seven cents per pound and, approximately, £39 per ton, f.o.b., per pound and ton, respectively; at what price it is being sold to manufacturers; and what is the total profit or loss to the Government on this transaction.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Supply: Lead (Prices) (20 May 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: Is the Minister aware that private enterprise would know whether it made a profit or loss on such transactions?

Orders of the Day — Coal Industry Nationalisation Bill (15 May 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: I should like to ask the Minister what will be the position in the Fens with reference to the possible discovery of a new coalfield. It appears that as a result of recent boring for oil in Lincolnshire, a new coalfield is indicated Coal has been found——

Orders of the Day — Coal Industry Nationalisation Bill (15 May 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: I am trying to find out from the Minister whether the Board are going to take over any new coalfields which may be found.

Orders of the Day — Coal Industry Nationalisation Bill (15 May 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: With due deference, paragraph 13 refers to— interests of colliery concerns in farms I was wondering what was going to happen in the case of the Fens——

Orders of the Day — Imported Pears Order (15 May 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: I propose to support my colleagues in this Prayer, not only so that my friends in Scotland can have some pears, but also because I think there are one or two things in these regulations which are wrong. I would like to ask the Minister why, in the first Schedule in which Doyenne du Comice pears are included, are in the first classification, she has not included Conference pears. Doyenne du...

Orders of the Day — Imported Pears Order (15 May 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: rose——

Orders of the Day — Imported Pears Order (15 May 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: On a point of Order. Are homegrown apples included in this Order?

Orders of the Day — Imported Pears Order (15 May 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: Pears.

Oral Answers to Questions — Borstal System: Lost Identity Cards (21 Mar 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Minister of Health (1) whether, in view of the relaxation of security control, a change can be made in the practice whereby the L.P.T.B. is obliged to return lost identity cards to the National Registration authority rather than return them direct to the owners, when the identity is easily ascertained; and what representations he has received from the L.P.T.B. on these matters; (2)...

Oral Answers to Questions — War Department Houses, Bicester (19 Mar 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Secretary of State for War why his Department insist that gas is essential for the War Department houses being constructed in the neighbourhood of C.O.D. Bicester, when the local supply is not sufficient, and there is an unlimited supply of electricity.

Oral Answers to Questions — War Department Houses, Bicester (19 Mar 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that unless his Department build houses there will not be enough for those who want them? Further, is he aware that no houses are being built in my constituency by any local authority outside Oxford City?

Oral Answers to Questions — Police: Overtime Payment (14 Mar 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what decision was taken at the recent police meeting, with regard to the present payment of overtime of 2s. an hour, against the average standard hourly rate of 2s. 7½d.; and whether any other concessions were made.

Oral Answers to Questions — Police: Overtime Payment (14 Mar 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: Is the Home Secretary satisfied that the overtime rate of one and one-sixth time is a fair amount to give the police?

Oral Answers to Questions — Police: Reservists (Pensions) (14 Mar 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will consider increasing the pension of police pensioners who rejoined the forces during the recent emergency, in consideration of their war service

Oral Answers to Questions — Police: Retirements (14 Mar 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many men have resigned from the police service of England and Wales since 1st January, 1946, on pension, not having completed maximum service; how many have resigned since 1st January, 1946, of their own volition, without pension; and how many have signified that they do not intend to return to the police service upon completing service...

Oral Answers to Questions — Police: Retirements (14 Mar 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: Are we to understand that more police are leaving the service now than are being recruited?

Air Estimates, 1946: MR. Strachey's Statement (12 Mar 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: What is the hon. Member's Party doing with Spain at present?

Air Estimates, 1946: MR. Strachey's Statement (12 Mar 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: I congratulate the Undersecretary of State for Air on his very courageous and helpful speech I would like to thank him for the many occasions on which he has helped individual Members out of particular difficulties in their constituencies, where an Air Force matter has been concerned. In particular, I am thinking of his efforts, which have been successful in securing the derequisitioning of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force: Serving Members of Parliament ( 6 Mar 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Under-Secretary of State for Air if he will publish a list of Members of Parliament who are still in the R.A.F.


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