Results 41–60 of 715 for speaker:Sir Gifford Fox

Orders of the Day — Police Pensions Bill: New Clause. — (Forfeiture of pensions.) (20 Feb 1948)

Sir Gifford Fox: I hope the Home Secretary will resist this Amendment and leave the point quite clear so that policemen shall know exactly what the position is; not only to try to stop any possible form of corruption, but also in the police officers' own interest. I know a case in which a police inspector diligently did his duty, as a consequence of which a man was duly sent to prison; and when he came out a...

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Aviation: Air Vice-Marshal Bennett (Dismissal) (18 Feb 1948)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Civil Aviation if he will now make a full statement about the reasons for the dismissal of Air Vice-Marshal Bennett.

National Health Service ( 9 Feb 1948)

Sir Gifford Fox: Which branch was that?

National Health Service ( 9 Feb 1948)

Sir Gifford Fox: Another "police State."

Army and Air Force (Women's Service) Bill ( 6 Feb 1948)

Sir Gifford Fox: First, let me say how pleased I am at the introduction of this Bill which gives women the chance of a career in the Armed Forces. They did magnificent work during the war, and it is a just reward that those who wish to continue to serve in the future should have the opportunity of making it a career. I regret very much that the W.R.N.S. have not been included. I cannot understand why that...

Army and Air Force (Women's Service) Bill ( 6 Feb 1948)

Sir Gifford Fox: Is it intended to put a woman in a cell, and turn the key on her, or put her in a room with a wardress to supervise her?

Police Pensions Bill ( 6 Feb 1948)

Sir Gifford Fox: He is an improvement upon the previous one.

Police Pensions Bill ( 6 Feb 1948)

Sir Gifford Fox: I wish to make an appeal to the Home Secretary to see whether he cannot try to come to agreement with the Police Federation on the question of widows' pensions. When the Minister replies, I hope that we shall be told what would be the extra annual cost to the Treasury if the difference which divides the two parties could be bridged. Perhaps one of the ways in which a compromise might be...

Oral Answers to Questions — Colonial Empire: American Films (Cost) ( 4 Feb 1948)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what arrangements have been made in each of the principal British Colonies to deal with the problems of the dollar cost of American cinematograph films consequent upon the dollar crisis.

Great Exhibition of 1851 (Centenary) ( 5 Dec 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: Has the issue of a memorial postage stamp been considered, not only for the benefit of stamp collectors all over the world, but as a means of advertising?

Oral Answers to Questions — Purchase Tax (Heating Appliances) (12 Aug 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what steps he is taking to prevent the evasion of the Purchase Tax on gas and electric heating appliances by the purchase and assembly of the component parts in the workshop of local authorities or private firms.

Oral Answers to Questions — Purchase Tax (Heating Appliances) (12 Aug 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: Is the Chancellor aware that at the Carron Works, Falkirk, advice was given to local authorities upon how to avoid this tax by purchasing the component parts and then assembling them in their own workshops? Is he aware that this advice was given, or is reported to have been given, by the Joint Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Supply—the hon. Member for St. Rollox (Mr. Leonard)?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture: Machinery (12 Aug 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: Could the Minister supplement his answer, in the OFFICIAL REPORT, by giving the individual figures which were asked for in the last part of the Question?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture: Machinery (12 Aug 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: The Minister was asked if he would give the estimated numbers of each of these various machines, but he did not do so, and I am asking if he could publish them in the OFFICIAL REPORT?

Oral Answers to Questions — Overseas Tourists (Facilities) (17 Jul 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: Has the Minister given instructions that his officials should be polite to foreigners coming to this country, and that foreigners should be treated with courtesy?

Oral Answers to Questions — Greyhound Racing (Mid-Week Ban) (17 Jul 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department why the application for exemption from the ban upon mid-week greyhound racing by the Oxford Stadium, Limited, was rejected; and what was the recommendation from the regional board which considered the application.

Oral Answers to Questions — Greyhound Racing (Mid-Week Ban) (17 Jul 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: Will the Minister say why he has overruled the regional board? The application was for race meetings on Tuesday and Friday evenings only. Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that my constituents only go to the dogs after a good hard day's work?

Oral Answers to Questions — Greyhound Racing (Mid-Week Ban) (17 Jul 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that his remark was very unnecessary? If these regional boards are to be overruled, what purpose do they serve?

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies: Dutch Strawberries and Spinach (18 Jun 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Minister of Food why he purchased the total strawberry crop in Holland; and why he refused to import spinach from Holland, which food has since been burned, as it was grown for the English market.


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