Results 61–80 of 715 for speaker:Sir Gifford Fox

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Whisky (Export -Duty) ( 5 Jun 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will consider putting an export duty on whisky to raise dollars; and the anticipated yield if £1 duty was imposed on each bottle.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Whisky (Export -Duty) ( 5 Jun 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: Is the Chancellor of the Exchequer unable to give any figure at all, and does he not think that if more whisky was kept in this country, there would be a greater incentive for the masses to work harder?

Oral Answers to Questions — Poles, United Kingdom: Imported U.S. Produce ( 5 Jun 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Minister of Food the amount that has been spent in the last six months on the importation of fresh asparagus, fresh peas and avocado pears from California, U.S.A.

Oral Answers to Questions — Poles, United Kingdom: Imported U.S. Produce ( 5 Jun 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: Does not the Minister think we could do without these foods and so save the dollars?

Orders of the Day — EDUCATION (EXEMPTIONS) (SCOTLAND) BILL [Lords]. ( 5 Jun 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: Will the Minister explain how harvesting machines will save any labour?

Orders of the Day — Sunday Cinematograph Entertainments ( 5 Jun 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: As the borough of Wokingham adjoins my constituency, will the Home Secretary explain what happened in this case?

Oral Answers to Questions — Telephone Service: New Cable, Hampton (21 May 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Postmaster-General, following his communication to the hon. Member for Henley in May, 1946, that a new telephone cable from Kingston Blount to Hampton would be laid within a few months, when it is now anticipated this work will be completed.

Oral Answers to Questions — Telephone Service: New Cable, Hampton (21 May 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: Will the Postmaster-General inform the Hampton parish council that this is part of the programme of "Let Us Face The Future"?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: Officers' Retirement (20 May 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Secretary of State for War the present position with regard to Regular officers wishing to leave the Army; and the number of resignations accepted in the last 12 months and on what grounds.

Orders of the Day — Transport Bill ( 5 May 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: Is it out of Order for the Minister to read the whole of his speech?

Orders of the Day — Transport Bill: Clause 120. — (Interpretation.) (30 Apr 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: On a point of Order.

Orders of the Day — Transport Bill: Clause 120. — (Interpretation.) (30 Apr 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: (seated and covered): On a point of Order, Mr. Speaker. I should like to have your advice on whether it is in Order for Members supporting the Government to sing the "Red Flag" in the Lobby. Not only are they doing it now, but they did so on a previous occasion.

Oral Answers to Questions — Petrol Rationing (24 Apr 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: Is the Minister aware that this petrol rationing is a complete farce, and that there is not even a black market price for coupons?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Insurance: Retirement Pensions (15 Apr 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Minister of National Insurance when it is anticipated that claims for increased pensions on retirement will be dealt with immediately; and what the delay will be at the end of April.

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments (Staffs) (15 Apr 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what are the total numbers of civil servants in each of the Ministries created since the beginning of World War II; and the expenditure of each Ministry in the last financial year.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Imported American Toys (15 Apr 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much has been spent over the last six months on the importation of toys from the U.S.A.; and how much of this was spent on Blow Bubbles?

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Imported American Toys (15 Apr 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: Will the Chancellor agree that this £11,000 was a waste of dollars, or are we to understand that the song in his heart is "I am forever blowing bubbles"?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force: Chaplains (Release) ( 2 Apr 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Secretary of State for Air why there is a divergence in the rate of release for chaplains according to their religious denomination; how many Church of England, Roman Catholic, Methodist, Presbyterian and United Board chaplains are still in the Service; and when equality will be reached.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force: Chaplains (Release) ( 2 Apr 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: Will the Minister say which is the one group which is going to suffer? Why is it that these smaller denominations have suffered, whereas the Church of England and the Roman Catholics are being given preference?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force: Chaplains (Release) ( 2 Apr 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: We are now hearing about June but when I put down the Question I was asking about the last list which was issued by the Air Force, about a fortnight or so ago.


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