Results 161–180 of 715 for speaker:Sir Gifford Fox

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

Sir Gifford Fox: With regard to appliances for athletics, could the Chancellor find some way of including apparatus for racing eights under that term? If he could find some way to include that, it would meet the needs of the rowing community.

Orders of the Day — Fourth Schedule. — (Purchase Tax. Chargeable processes: relevant classes of goods.) (17 Jul 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: Will the Financial Secretary also consider the question of the skins of musk rats and Myopotomous coypu. These two small animals are increasing in great numbers in my constituency, and I believe that their furs or skins are of great value.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy: Burglary, Culham (29 May 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the First Lord of the Admiralty, following the discovery of the theft of £6,900 at R.N.A.S., Culham, how long elapsed before Oxfordshire civil police and Royal Naval Special Investigation Branch police were informed and visited the station, respectively.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy: Burglary, Culham (29 May 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: Were the police able to discover whether this was the work of a highly organised outside gang?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy: Burglary, Culham (29 May 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the First Lord of the Admiralty following the theft of £6,900 at Royal Naval Air Station, Culham, if he has made an investigation into the precautions taken by the Royal Naval Police; and if he has any statement to make in connection therewith.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy: Burglary, Culham (29 May 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: Does not the hon. Gentleman think it is a disgrace to his Department that three heavy safes, one weighing three cwt., can be spirited away from a Royal Naval Air Station?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy: Burglary, Culham (29 May 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the First Lord of the Admiralty why, following the theft of £6,900 at the Royal Naval Air Station, Culham, directions have been given to all royal naval air stations for bricking in safes; and when will a decision be taken to reimburse the naval personnel who suffered losses.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy: Burglary, Culham (29 May 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: Is the hon. Gentleman aware that his Department have now been discussing this for eight months with other Departments, and why should these officers, who have lost £200, not be reimbursed?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Works: Italian Embassy (Decoration Work) (28 May 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Minister of Works why the Grosvenor Square premises of the Italian Embassy, which have not suffered any material war damage, are being redecorated inside and outside; and for what purpose it is proposed to use these premises.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Works: Victory Celebrations (28 May 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Minister of Works how many scaffolding poles then; are at present in situ up the Victoria Tower; how many years they have been erected and not been made use of; if he will use prisoner-of-war labour to remove these, erect stands in the streets from the material for the public to view the parade on Victory Day and then re-erect the poles on the Victoria Tower; and, if he will give an...

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Works: Victory Celebrations (28 May 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: Could not the Government give the public the greater opportunity of seeing His Majesty's Ministers in this parade?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Works: Victory Celebrations (28 May 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Minister of Works what arrangements he is making for the floodlighting of the Royal Parks during the Victory celebrations; and if he will continue the floodlighting for a fortnight to enable those visiting London before and after the celebrations to enjoy them.

Colonial Service (24 May 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: The Under-Secretary of State does not seem to have been advised on this question of travel by air correctly. To my mind, many of these arguments have been put forward by people who have been in the Colonial Service a long time and are not in touch with modern requirements. What people want to do today is to be able to come back more frequently to this country. You will not get the right...

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy: Flour (22 May 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the First Lord of the Admiralty to what extent it is intended that the R.N. should adopt the new type of high-extraction flour for making bread.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy: Flour (22 May 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: Are we to understand that sea-going ships are at present being supplied with white flour?

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: East Africa Command (Native Casualties) (21 May 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Secretary of State for War what is the latest casualty return of the East Africa Command for the East African and Burma campaigns of the number of natives and Indians killed in action, respectively; and what percentage this is of natives and Indians, respectively, living in East Africa in 1946, or latest available date.

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army: Spread Eagle Assembly Hall (21 May 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Secretary of State for War if he will publish the accounts showing the money received for the letting of the Spread Eagle Assembly Hall for private functions.

Oral Answers to Questions — Answers to Questions (Copies) (21 May 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Prime Minister if he will arrange for all Ministers to use standard size paper when sending Members' answers to Parliamentary Questions and to repeat the text of the question as well as state the answer and not refer to it merely as a number.

Oral Answers to Questions — Roads: Traffic Congestion, London (20 May 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: asked the Minister of Transport whether, in order to assist motorists using the West End of London and to avoid unnecessary prosecutions resulting from police raids on parked motor cars in.that area, he will, at the earliest opportunity, prepare a scientific parking scheme for the congested area of Metropolitan London, indicating the sides of the streets which may be used for parking motor...

Oral Answers to Questions — Roads: Traffic Congestion, London (20 May 1946)

Sir Gifford Fox: Is the Minister aware that the Piccadilly area at midday is a complete chaos, with hundreds of cars whose drivers are looking for somewhere to stop? Will he look at Jermyn Street, where there is a very good one-way street, and see if that can be copied?


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