Results 121–140 of 247 for speaker:Mr John Morrison

Domestic Coal Allowances (12 May 1948)

Mr John Morrison: I beg to second the Amendment. I do not want to take up the time of the House, for a great deal has been said on the subject of pollution. The Amendment is a step towards dealing with the matter.

Oral Answers to Questions — Forestry: Thinnings (10 May 1948)

Mr John Morrison: asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he is satisfied with the total of 10,878 acres woods thinned by the Forestry Commission in the year 1945–46; and what fraction this represents of their total woods between the ages of 15 and 50.

Oral Answers to Questions — Forestry: Thinnings (10 May 1948)

Mr John Morrison: Does the right hon. Gentleman anticipate any improvement in these thinnings this year?

Oral Answers to Questions — Forestry: Commission's Accounts (10 May 1948)

Mr John Morrison: asked the Minister of Agriculture when the Forestry Commission's accounts for the year ended 30th September, 1947, will be presented to Parliament.

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture: Department's Petrol Consumption (10 May 1948)

Mr John Morrison: asked the Minister of Agriculture what is the total amount and cost of petrol used by his Department in the first three months of 1948; and what were the figures in the first three months of 1947.

Oral Answers to Questions — Military Awards (Palestine) ( 6 May 1948)

Mr John Morrison: asked the Prime Minister if he will consider the award of a medal or star for those of the services who have seen service in Palestine since the end of the European War, 1945.

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies: Documents (Witnesses) (14 Apr 1948)

Mr John Morrison: asked the Minister of Food whether he will extend the list of designated persons who may witness signatures to documents that may be required by local food offices, particularly so as to facilitate such witnessing in rural areas.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Token Imports (11 Mar 1948)

Mr John Morrison: asked the President of the Board of Trade what will be the total value of imports this year under the token import scheme, and what return this country gets in each case for allowing such imports.

Oral Answers to Questions — Police: Pensioners (Re-employment) (11 Mar 1948)

Mr John Morrison: asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether in view of the shortage of metropolitan police he will consider the temporary employment of police pensioners in stations and stores so as to release younger men for street duty.

Orders of the Day — Supply: MR. Shinwell's Statement ( 9 Mar 1948)

Mr John Morrison: I want to make one or two brief and, I am afraid, only disjointed remarks because I want to be quick, as I know that there are others who want to take part in the Debate. I speak as one who served in the Territorial Army before the war and as a member of a Territorial Association now. It is obvious that the numbers in the Territorial Army are not as good as we could have hoped, and we all...

Orders of the Day — RIVER BOARDS BILL [Lords] (25 Feb 1948)

Mr John Morrison: I hope I may be allowed to say how much I agree with the bulk of what was said by the hon. Member for Stockton-on-Tees (Mr. Chetwynd) and respectfully to congratulate him on his contribution to the Debate. It may interest him to know that I am a member of a society which has issued a rather interesting little booklet dealing with the Tees. He may find some interesting details in that publication.

Orders of the Day — RIVER BOARDS BILL [Lords] (25 Feb 1948)

Mr John Morrison: I wish to say a few words in general approval of this Bill, though there are points of detail which must be criticised. As I do not very often find myself giving approval to Bills promoted by hon. and right hon. Gentlemen opposite, I like to do so when I can. There is no doubt that pollution is an important consideration from the point of view of national health and also from the point of...

Oral Answers to Questions — African Colonies: Cocoa Trees, West Africa (Disease) ( 4 Feb 1948)

Mr John Morrison: asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what steps are being taken to recruit staff to deal with prevalent disease among cocoa trees in West Africa.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Export Targets (Co-operative Wholesale Societies) (18 Dec 1947)

Mr John Morrison: asked the President of the Board of Trade what has been the contribution of the pottery factory of the English Co-operative Wholesale Society to the total export of pottery in the first nine months of this year.

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies: Sausages (Whalemeat) (17 Dec 1947)

Mr John Morrison: asked the Minister of Food what percentage of whale-meat is now contained in the average sausage.

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies: Sausages (Whalemeat) (17 Dec 1947)

Mr John Morrison: Is the hon. Lady aware that I have seen a factory where some is incorporated in sausages, and will she inquire into that?

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies: Sausages (Whalemeat) (17 Dec 1947)

Mr John Morrison: What is it?

Oral Answers to Questions — Food Supplies: Annual Dinners (Territorial Army) (17 Dec 1947)

Mr John Morrison: asked the Minister of Food if he will consider allowing local Territorial Army formations to hold annual dinners with numbers in excess of 100 in order to encourage recruiting.

Soldiers' Families (Accommodation) ( 2 Dec 1947)

Mr John Morrison: Because I represent a large area of Salisbury Plain, I am grateful to the hon. Member for Colchester (Mr. Charles Smith) for raising this subject. It does affect a great number of families of long-serving soldiers in Salisbury Plain area, many of whom are under notice to quit. I hope that the Under-Secretary will appreciate the real hardship caused to many of these families. They are in great...

Soldiers' Families (Accommodation) ( 2 Dec 1947)

Mr John Morrison: Long-term families who have followed men around for years have no local authority to which they can apply. So the local authority cannot provide for them.


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