Results 141–160 of 715 for speaker:Sir Gifford Fox

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force: Re-employed Officers (Retired Pay) (20 Nov 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Secretary of State for Air (1) the number of officers who have been re-employed in the R.A.F. during the war who had commuted part of their pensions while out of the Service; and how much was paid back by them as commutation of retired pay during the time they were re-employed; (2) why officers re-employed in the R.A.F., who had commuted part of their pensions, have to pay back...

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force: Re-employed Officers (Retired Pay) (20 Nov 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: Is a large amount of money involved?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: General Service Corps (Agricultural Leave) (22 Oct 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Secretary of State for War why the agricultural harvest leave scheme does not apply to the General Service Corps.

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: Postwar Credits (Regulars) (22 Oct 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Secretary of State for War when he anticipates making payment of postwar credits to Regular soldiers.

Oral Answers to Questions — Colonial Governorships (Appointments) (22 Oct 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Prime Minister whether the recent appointments to the Governorships of Cyprus and Malta indicate that it is now the policy of His Majesty's Government to place the Governorships of all Colonies on a political basis; and whether he will make a statement in this connection.

Orders of the Day — Coinage Bill: Clause 2. — (Weight and composition of cupro-nickel coins.) (18 Oct 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: Can the Financial Secretary give an assurance that the weight of the new coins will be more or less the same as that of the present silver coins? Will they work in the automatic slot machines on the London Passenger Transport system? It is very important for the public to be assured that both the ordinary silver shillings and the new cupro-nickel shillings will work the machines. I always...

Orders of the Day — PUBLIC WORKS LOANS (No. 2) BILL (18 Oct 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: I very much regret that this Bill should be put on the Statute Book in its present form and that we are all to have cupro-nickel coinage—

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture: Warble Fly Order (Reimposition) (29 Jul 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Minister of Agriculture what steps are to be taken before 1947 to deal with the labour shortage which has prevented the reimposition of the Warble Fly Order; and whether he will reintroduce the Order as soon as the labour shortage has been disposed of.

Oral Answers to Questions — May Day (National Holiday) (23 Jul 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: On a point of Order. When my hon. Friend the Member for Oxford (Mr. Hogg) was putting his point of Order to you, Sir, the Chancellor of the Exchequer was nodding agreement. As, therefore, he agrees with what my hon. Friend says, can those words be taken down?

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Tyres (Replacement Forms) (22 Jul 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware that, before an individual who is entitled to a supplementary petrol allowance for business purposes can obtain replacement of tyres, he is obliged to fill in a form in order to obtain the necessary form to apply for such tyres; and whether this duplication can now be dispensed with.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Tyres (Replacement Forms) (22 Jul 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: Is the right hon. and learned Gentleman aware that people are tired of filling in forms in this country?

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture: Colorado Beetle (22 Jul 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Minister of Agriculture whether investigations have been made into the activities of the Colorado beetle over the last two years, respectively; and if he will give an estimate of how serious the danger from this pest is in this country.

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture: Colorado Beetle (22 Jul 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: Can the Minister say how many areas are affected in this country?

Oral Answers to Questions — Education: Transport, Fringford (18 Jul 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Minister of Education why a child living at Hardwick has to cycle to school at Fringford, Oxfordshire, while children living nearer the school are provided with an omnibus service.

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office: Telephone Service (18 Jul 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Assistant Postmaster-General what steps have been taken to improve the telephone lines in the neighbourhood of Finmere exchange, Oxfordshire, and, in particular, Featherbed Lane, where the trees are continually causing interruption in the service, and subscribers are thereby unable to use the telephone.

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office: Telephone Service (18 Jul 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: Is the hon. Gentleman aware that some of these subscribers are without the use of the telephone for about 25 per cent. of the year; and will he consider allowing a rebate, as they cannot use the telephone during that time?

Orders of the Day — Third Schedule. — (Purchase Tax. Exemptions and reductions of rates.) (17 Jul 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: I would like the Chancellor of the Exchequer to give further information about Vessels primarily designed for propulsion otherwise than by the occupants themselves and parts of, and accessories to, such vessels. In the early hours of the morning, when this was discussed in Committee, he said that he would exempt sailing vessels. Of what he was thinking, I do not know—perhaps it was a nice...

Orders of the Day — Third Schedule. — (Purchase Tax. Exemptions and reductions of rates.) (17 Jul 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: I bow to your Ruling, Mr. Deputy-Speaker. What I am asking the Chancellor to do is to explain exactly what is included and what is not included in the concession.

Orders of the Day — Third Schedule. — (Purchase Tax. Exemptions and reductions of rates.) (17 Jul 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: What is the position of a sailing boat which has an auxiliary motor?


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