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Civil Estimates and Estimates for Revenue Departments, Supplementary Estimate, 1929.: Ministry of Transport. ( 3 Mar 1930)

Mr Herbert Morrison: ...Estimate which is now before the Committee. There is a further reason for additional expenditure, and that is the establishment of an experimental station in connection with road construction at Harmondsworth in Middlesex. That expenditure is recoverable from the Road Fund, as indeed, is the expenditure in connection with the road programme, but it has to pass in and out of the Exchequer,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport.: Road Surfaces (Experiments). (18 Mar 1931)

Mr Herbert Morrison: ...of a Technical Advisory Committee on experimental work in 1929 about half a mile of various forms of concrete have been laid on the road attached to the Department's Experimental Station at Harmondsworth, wholly at the cost of the Road Fund. One and three-eighths miles of bituminous surfacing have been laid on the Kingston by-pass in co-operation with associations of manufacturers of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Roads: Scientific and Industrial Research (14 Jul 1954)

Mr Arthur Molson: ...authorities and make it their business to pass on such information to them. An exhibition was held at my suggestion at the Materials and Construction Division of the Road Research Laboratory at Harmondsworth on the 5th, 6th and 7th May at which many chairmen of Highway Authorities and surveyors were able to see demonstrations of new methods.

Low-Flying Aircraft, London Airport (28 Oct 1955)

Mr John Profumo: ..., to keep aircraft from flying over built-up areas at these heights. My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for the Colonies explained this in October, 1953, to representatives of the Harmondsworth, Harlington, and Cranford Residents' Association. He said that when No. 1 runway was returned to use, landings from the east and take-offs to the east would, as far as possible, be...

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Works: D.S.I.R. (New Buildings) (17 Jul 1956)

13. Road Research Laboratory, Harmondsworth(1) Soil Mechanics Laboratory(2) Additional workshops, stores and Explosives Laboratory.(3) Covered bulk storage for cement, aggregates and plant.

Oral Answers to Questions — Scientific and Industrial Research: Roads (27 Jan 1959)

Sir Harmar Nicholls: .... Good results are being achieved from this research, as is being shown by the way abnormal weather conditions are being dealt with. The Scottish branch is a branch of the main laboratory at Harmondsworth, Middlesex, but the branch deals with Scottish problems, making full use of its special experiences of local conditions.

Jet Aircraft, London Airport (Night Flights) ( 3 Jun 1960)

Mr Arthur Skeffington: ...of the runway east is 2·6 miles and to the west 3·8 miles. There is thus six miles before the noise has to be reduced under the present Ministry conditions. Therefore, people living in Longford, Harmondsworth, Sipson, Harlington and Cranford Cross gets the full blast from the aircraft because they are living alongside the runway. On No. 5 runway to the east the control point is 3·5...

London Airport (Night Flights) (11 Apr 1963)

Mr Charles Curran: ...their houses? It must be remembered that living in this area are very many people who lived there long before London Airport came into existence. In my own constituency there is the village of Harmondsworth, which is eight centuries old and, I suppose, one of the oldest villages in England. People live there whose families have lived there for generations—long before the airport was...

Orders of the Day — Civil Estimates and Supplementary Estimates, 1964–65: Airports (Aircraft Noise) (21 Jul 1964)

Mr Arthur Skeffington: ...are people who live within the control points and who are subject to a worse degree of noise than the average of 378,000 to which I have referred. The noise maps at page 219 also leave out Sipson, Harmondsworth, Longford, Colnbrook and New Bedfont, all of which are hamlets or villages within the control points and where a number of people live. We know that as many as 22,000 people are...

Orders of the Day — Immigration Appeals Bill (22 Jan 1969)

Mr Merlyn Rees: ...accommodation on the periphery of the airport in close proximity to the building where the appeals will be heard. There are Government buildings on the former Road Research Laboratory site at Harmondsworth which might be suitable for at least temporary use for this purpose; but the process of conversion and adaptation is bound to take some time. Eventually, it is hoped that purpose-built...

Immigration Appeals Bill: Release of Appellants Pending Appeal (19 Mar 1969)

Miss Joan Vickers: ...ports the adjudicator will not sit to hear appeals in the precincts of the port itself, but in premises at some distance from the port boundary. At London Airport, for example, the buildings at Harmondsworth that we propose to use are outside the airport perimeter; and at seaports, the adjudicator is likely to make use of buildings in the town that are used by courts or other tribunals. In...

Orders of the Day — Social Problems ( 1 Nov 1973)

Mrs Margaret Thatcher: The Home Secretary's authority was not necessary. These searches were a follow-up to earlier inquiries by the police and to information from the immigration service after the escape from Harmondsworth Detention Centre of a man refused admission to this country. My right hon. Friend is awaiting further reports and the hon. Lady has a Parliamentary Question to him down for answer next...

Immigration and Race Relations ( 6 Dec 1973)

Mr Sydney Bidwell: ...her entry certificate, she was told that she could not be admitted although it was established beyond doubt that she was the wife of my constituent. She was held in detention for two weeks at the Harmondsworth detention area, and then the matter was brought to my attention. I pleaded with the Under-Secretary to allow her to come in, but he said—and I understood his thinking, though I did...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Deportees (Prison Conditions) (27 Nov 1975)

Mr David Lane: To put the record straight after the wild question of the hon. Member for Tottenham (Mr. Atkinson), will the Minister confirm that great care is taken by those responsible, whether in Harmondsworth, Pentonville or Hollo-way, to see that, at a time when it is unavoidable for individuals to be kept in detention, conditions are made as civilised for them as possible?

Orders of the Day — Immigration ( 5 Jul 1976)

Mr Sydney Bidwell: the rude interruptions from Tory hooligans who do not know much about this problem? Would my hon. Friend say what is the policy of the Department about the detention of people in the centre at Harmondsworth? We are worried when people are kept there for perhaps weeks on end before there is a determination by the Home Office.

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Harmondsworth Centre, Heathrow (Detentions) (23 Dec 1976)

Harmondsworth Centre, Heathrow (Detentions)

Bill Presented: Education (Under-Fives) (14 Jan 1977)

George Young: the spare infant accommodation can be made available for other purposes. I know that the hon. Lady's predecessor, the Member for Eton and Slough (Miss Lestor) suggested this when she opened Harmondsworth Primary School in Hillingdon last year, but I wonder how much progress has been achieved towards this end. We need to draw up a national policy for the under-fives, and at the forefront...

Oral Answers to Questions — Oral Answers to Questions: Immigrants (Detention and Deportation Cases) ( 6 Jul 1978)

Sir Anthony Meyer: Is there any connection between shortage of funds or policemen and the fact that the detention centre for immigrants at Harmondsworth has been farmed out to a commercial security organisation?

Immigration Procedures (19 Feb 1979)

Ms Jo Richardson: ...immigration service. I am talking about the personal and offensive questioning that they have to undergo overseas and here at ports of entry. I am talking about the often unnecessary detention at Harmondsworth and Gatwick. In 1978 at Gatwick there was one instance of detention lasting a little over seven months. I am sure that much of that detention is unnecessary. All that could be...

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