Results 101–120 of 715 for speaker:Sir Gifford Fox

Orders of the Day — AIR NAVIGATION BILL [Lords]: Clause 1. — (Power to give effect to Chicago Convention and regulate air navigation.) (14 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: Will the Parliamentary Secretary give an assurance that before this design is decided upon this House will have an opportunity to discuss the matter? I raised a question the other day in regard to the National Coal Board flag, and I was told that it had nothing to do with the House and was a matter for the National Coal Board. We want some assurance that we shall have an opportunity to...

Orders of the Day — AIR NAVIGATION BILL [Lords]: New Clause. — (Nuisance caused by aircraft on aerodromes.) (14 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: I would like to ask the Solicitor-General whether any other countries are giving a similar concession to our operators. He mentioned that the inclu- sion of the proposed new Clause would make it fair to our own people and to foreign operators coming into international air ports here. I should like to be told whether he can give us any guidance as to similar concessions in other countries.

Orders of the Day — AIR NAVIGATION BILL [Lords]: New Clause. — (Nuisance caused by aircraft on aerodromes.) (14 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: Would the Solicitor-General reply to my question about reciprocal legislation in other countries? I would also like to ask in relation to noise and vibration if he would explain how this is affected by the advent of jet aircraft. Does blast come under the heading of noise and vibration?

Oral Answers to Questions — Oil Supplies: Overseas Visitors (Petrol) (13 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: Is the Minister aware that the French Government give 130 gallons for three months to tourists going there?

Oral Answers to Questions — Oil Supplies: Overseas Visitors (Petrol) (13 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: But they do give 130 gallons.

Oral Answers to Questions — Oil Supplies: Paraffin (13 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: Why is it not in the general interest to disclose these petroleum figures? Whom are we going to war with?

Oral Answers to Questions — Dog Racing Restrictions (13 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Minister of Fuel and Power if he will consider allowing the Oxford Stadium to open for a daylight meeting, which only consumes 85 units of electricity comprising 10 units for lighting, 50 for heating and 25 for power, since this would result in saving the use of electricity for radios in the homes of the spectators.

Oral Answers to Questions — Dog Racing Restrictions (13 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: Will the Minister answer the last part of my Question, No. 39? Is he aware that banning race meetings results in more electricity being used by would-be spectators? Is he aware that my constituents have lost confidence in him as a Minister, and will not co-operate so long as he is the Minister?

Oral Answers to Questions — Old Age Pensions: Outstanding Claims (11 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Minister of National Insurance what is the number of old age pensioners in Thame who have applied to his Department at Blackpool and have only received cards of acknowledgment; and what steps will be taken to remedy this hardship.

Oral Answers to Questions — Old Age Pensions: Outstanding Claims (11 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: Is the Minister able to say what the average delay now is?

Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Service: Blankets (11 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the President of the Board of Trade why he did not notify shopkeepers when the priority scheme for blankets came to an end.

Oral Answers to Questions — Imported Matzos (10 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: Will the hon. Lady say why the points value of matzos is reduced during the feast of the Passover?

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry: Miners' Allowances ( 6 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Minister of Fuel and Power why an average of 14 tons of free coal is allowed to each miner in Northumberland per year and only 5·3 tons is allowed to each miner in North Staffordshire; and how this compares with the ordinary household ration.

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry: Miners' Allowances ( 6 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: Will the Minister see that miners receive the same ration as other people in view of the fact that in my constituency farm workers with sickness in the house have no coal at all in their cottages and no means even of heating a meal, which causes great hardship? Cannot the miners be treated like every one else so that more coal can be spared throughout the country?

Transport Bill and Town and Country Planning Bill (Allocation of Time) ( 3 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: On a point of Order.

Transport Bill and Town and Country Planning Bill (Allocation of Time) ( 3 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: (seated and covered): Was not the junior Member for the Combined English Universities (Mr. H. Strauss) speaking at 12 o'clock, Mr. Speaker, when you moved the Motion?

Transport Bill and Town and Country Planning Bill (Allocation of Time) ( 3 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: I beg your pardon, Mr. Speaker, when you accepted it.

Transport Bill and Town and Country Planning Bill (Allocation of Time) ( 3 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: It was after twelve o'clock, I respectfully suggest, Mr. Speaker.

Austria (Carinthian Frontier) ( 3 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: On a point of Order.

Austria (Carinthian Frontier) ( 3 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: Is it in Order for the hon. Member to read his speech?


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