Results 81–100 of 715 for speaker:Sir Gifford Fox

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force: Women, Burtonwood ( 2 Apr 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: Will the Minister say how many officers these 15 batwomen look after?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force: Families Abroad (Passages) ( 2 Apr 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Secretary of State for Air why the fact that a passage will be found for the family of any man who has obtained suitable private accommodation abroad has not been circularised among personnel.

Oral Answers to Questions — Members' Late Transport ( 1 Apr 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether, in view of the running of late night omnibuses for transport from the House of Commons after late sittings, he will consider discontinuing the use of Minister's motorcars, when the omnibuses are available, to enable the drivers to have reasonable hours.

Oral Answers to Questions — Members' Late Transport ( 1 Apr 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: Is it not in accordance with Socialist principles that all should have equal transport, and should not Ministers travel on these buses in order to hear what their back benchers think about their lack of policy?

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry: Flooded Areas (27 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Minister of Fuel and Power if he will arrange for a special allocation of coal to those whose homes have been flooded to enable the houses and contents to be dried out quickly to save unnecessary deterioration and loss; and if he will give special instructions to coal dealers for an immediate allocation in view of the fact that many people have had their coal washed away by the floods.

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office: Telephone Kiosks (Villages) (26 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Assistant Postmaster-General, why the local authority is being asked for a £4 yearly guarantee for a public telephone kiosk at Waterstock; and, in view of the fact that there has been a public telephone in the village since 1929, if he will erect the kiosk without demanding a guarantee, as the wires and poles already exist.

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office: Telephone Kiosks (Villages) (26 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: Will the Assistant Postmaster-General say why it was necessary to put this question and why a local authority was being blackmailed to pay this charge?

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office: Telephone Kiosks (Villages) (26 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: I am sorry. I used a stronger word than I intended. I will withdraw and will substitute: "Why are they forced to pay this £4"?

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office: Telephone Kiosks (Villages) (26 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Assistant Postmaster-General the number of villages where no telephone kiosk exists giving 24-hour service; and those where there is a limited service during office hours of the post office.

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office: Telephone Kiosks (Villages) (26 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: Is the Minister aware that if this telephone business was run by private enterprise these figures would be available, and will he take steps to have this information made available now?

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office: Telephone Kiosks (Villages) (26 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Assistant Postmaster-General when he will erect a telephone kiosk in Drayton St. Leonards, as at present no facilities exist for telephoning outside the ordinary office hours of the sub-post office, in view of the fact that when the post office is shut there is no public telephone within two miles.

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office: Telephone Kiosks (Villages) (26 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: Why is it to take four months when there is a telephone inside the post office, and why cannot the kiosk be built outside the post office, using the same wire and the same poles?

Oral Answers to Questions — Telephone Service: Kiosk, Dorchester (19 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Assistant Postmaster-General whether he will consider putting the telephone kiosk in the Dorchester Post Office outside in the street instead of in the shop where it is only available to the public during office hours.

Oral Answers to Questions — Telephone Service: Kiosk, Dorchester (19 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: Is the Minister aware that a number of these telephones in the post offices in these villages in Oxfordshire are unavailable, as they are closed for more than half the day, which causes great inconvenience to the public?

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office: Part-time Officers, Henley (Dismissal) (19 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Assistant Postmaster-General how many temporary postmen and postwomen have been dismissed in the Henley area; and how many years it is necessary to serve to qualify for a gratuity.

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office: Part-time Officers, Henley (Dismissal) (19 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: Is the Minister aware that some of these people who have been dismissed feel that they have a grievance in that they have received no gratuity?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force: Benson By-Pass, Oxfordshire (19 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Secretary of State for Air when he will be able to give a decision with regard to the Benson bypass; and how long this matter has been under consideration between his Department and the Oxfordshire County Council.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force: Benson By-Pass, Oxfordshire (19 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: The Secretary of State has not answered the last part of the Question—how long have these negotiations been going on? It is something like three years, is it not?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force: Benson By-Pass, Oxfordshire (19 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: There has been a lot of correspondence between the right hon. Gentleman's predecessors and the Oxfordshire County Council. Why is he trying to mislead the House in this matter?

Orders of the Day — Supply: Navy Estimates, 1947–48 (18 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: How many have been killed on that operation?


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