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Austria (Carinthian Frontier) ( 3 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: He is. You watch him.

Austria (Carinthian Frontier) ( 3 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: Can we solve this problem by the hon. Member putting his notes behind him?

Austria (Carinthian Frontier) ( 3 Mar 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: May we have his nationality?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Utility Furniture (Woodworm) (27 Feb 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the President of the Board of Trade if he has now considered the recommendations of the sub-committee set up by the British Furniture Manufacturers' Federated Associations to study the problem of woodworm in utility furniture; and if the results of such recommendations have yet been made available to the trade.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Utility Furniture (Woodworm) (27 Feb 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: Will the right hon. and learned Gentleman speed up things, as people do not want to have this utility furniture continually forced on them full of woodworm?

Oral Answers to Questions — Polish Forces: Camps, Nettlebed Common (25 Feb 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Secretary of State for War when he anticipates removing the Army huts which disfigure Nettlebed Common, Oxfordshire, and which interfere with the amenities; and for what purpose the camp is being used at present.

Oral Answers to Questions — Polish Forces: Camps, Nettlebed Common (25 Feb 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: Will the Minister give an undertaking that when the Poles go, these huts will be removed and the common restored?

Orders of the Day — Oatmeal (Points Rationing) (21 Feb 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: I should like to appeal to the Minister from another angle, that is, from the farmworkers' point of view. Last weekend, in my constituency, on three different farms, a farmworker came to me and said, "You are a Member of Parliament. Can you not do something to try to help us to get more food? We have practically no coal at home; there is no heat in the cottage, and the food we get is not...

Orders of the Day — Oatmeal (Points Rationing) (21 Feb 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: On a point of Order. Is it in Order for the hon. Member, who attempted a short time ago to count out the House, now to make a speech?

Oral Answers to Questions — Germany: Security Check (19 Feb 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster when a security check was last made prior to 10th December in Germany; now many officers were so employed; what steps have been taken since the recent loss of "top secret" files; and how the loss arose.

Oral Answers to Questions — Germany: Security Check (19 Feb 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: Will the Minister say how a report appeared in the Press that a "top secret" file was lost, and that it could not be found out what had happened to it?

Oral Answers to Questions — Roads: Speed Limit (17 Feb 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Minister of Transport when it is proposed to repeal the wartime regulation, which exempts drivers of military vehicles or vehicles being used by the Services from the general speed limit inside built-up areas.

Orders of the Day — Supply: Ministry of Civil Aviation (11 Feb 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: rose —

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Savings Bank Withdrawals (10 Feb 1947)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what were the figures for Post Office Savings Bank withdrawals for the past six months; and whether these are bigger than the deposits.

Oral Answers to Questions — University Students (Ex-Servicemen) (28 Nov 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Minister of Labour whether, in view of the slowing down in the rate of demobilisation, he will extend the special scheme of release on educational grounds which at present applies up to Group 55 to enable men with the requisite academic qualifications to resume their university studies.

Orders of the Day — Civic Restaurants Bill (28 Nov 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: Do those figures include the cost of converting the premises, which has been undertaken by the Ministry of Works?

Orders of the Day — Civic Restaurants Bill (28 Nov 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: That is not the same thing at all.

India (Governors' Allowances and Privileges) (28 Nov 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: May I ask whether air conditioning is to be put into the Governor's residence, and if not, when it is anticipated that it will be put in?

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry: Miners' Concessionary Coal (21 Nov 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Minister of Fuel and Power If he will state the number of miners connected with coalmining who get free coal; the total quantity so supplied for their own use per anuum; what proportion this is of all coal extracted from the mines; why the amount allowed is equal to four times the annual ration for the ordinary household; and what steps will be taken to make the amount of the free...

Oral Answers to Questions — Coal Industry: Miners' Concessionary Coal (21 Nov 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: How long has the Minister been in favour of a privileged class, whereby miners' households get 10 tons of coal a year, compared with the ordinary ration in my constituency? And not only that but this privileged class black market their surplus coal.


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