Results 6041–6045 of 6045 for speaker:Mr William Whitelaw

Oral Answers to Questions — Electricity: Expenditure (13 Feb 1956)

Mr William Whitelaw: Is my right hon. Friend aware that many of the area electricity boards are making extremely heavy cuts at present in their rural electrification programmes which, they state, are due to Government policy?

Orders of the Day — Agriculture (Safety, Health and Welfare Provisions) Bill ( 6 Feb 1956)

Mr William Whitelaw: While I agree with a great deal that has been said by the hon. Member for Orkney and Shetland (Mr. Grimond), I do not in any way share his surprise about the introduction of this Bill. It is in every way entirely in accordance with what I should expect. The Conservative Party has always shown interest in the health and welfare of all those who work, wherever it may be. I think that the hon....

Oral Answers to Questions — Telephone Service: Rural Areas ( 9 Nov 1955)

Mr William Whitelaw: asked the Postmaster-General if he will give special priority to the isolated rural districts in his development programme for farm telephones and for telephone kiosks in the villages.

Oral Answers to Questions — Telephone Service: Rural Areas ( 9 Nov 1955)

Mr William Whitelaw: While appreciating what my right hon. Friend says, may I ask that while he is making his priorities he will bear in mind that in those isolated districts telephones have a very special importance in urgent cases of human and animal illness?

Orders of the Day — Budget Proposals and Economic Situation (27 Oct 1955)

Mr William Whitelaw: As I rise to address the Committee for the first time, I feel greatly in need of the indulgence which is normally extended to an hon. Member upon such occasions. I can only hope that it will be extended to me. Naturally, I shall not attempt to enter into the controversial arguments upon economic policy which we have heard this afternoon. I want only to stress the unfortunate effects which...

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