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Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force and Royal Navy (Aircraft Replacements) (20 Nov 1963)

Mr Peter Thorneycroft: The hon. Member's recollection is not quite correct. I made a statement on the future of the Fleet Air Arm and the carrier. At that time it is true that a joint operational requirement on this matter and a study had been set in hand. On the face of it, so far as could be judged by men very well technically qualified to judge, there was a reasonable hope that this aircraft would be developed...

Defence (Carrier Force) (30 Jul 1963)

Mr Peter Thorneycroft: ...taken to build one carrier replacement. This ship will be of around 50,000 tons and will give us, with H.M.S. "Eagle" and "Hermes", a force of three carriers. This decision will ensure that the Fleet Air Arm can maintain its rôle at least until 1980. I have also had under consideration an aircraft replacement for the Sea Vixen. I am now able to announce that the Royal Navy and Royal Air...

Housing and Urban Land Prices (8 Jul 1963)

Mr Benjamin Parkin: ..., and because it is, everybody laughs and says,"They are a dopey lot in the Government. Why do they not go after the real crooks?" That leads to the suggestion that Rachman is not dead. All Fleet Street is full of the idea that Rachman is not dead. The editor of the Daily Telegraph obviously does not believe he is dead. Otherwise he would not have printed that"dead pan" article about...

Orders of the Day — Defence (31 Jan 1963)

Mr Peter Thorneycroft: ...ourselves? The answer to that is, "Yes". Obviously, British industry could make weapons of this category, but at immense cost in time and money. The successor to a V-bomber force or a submarine fleet costs money, but to do the research and development work to provide the "missiles would certainly double that figure. The United States has already spent up to date about £700 million upon...

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy: Polaris Submarines (23 Jan 1963)

Mr Peter Thorneycroft: It is certainly within the capacity of British shipyards to put the Polaris fleet into service and I hope at a reasonably early date. As to the missile gap, I do not accept that there is a gap, although no doubt there will be a period when enemy defence is growing in strength and we shall be doing something about that. I think it will be dealt with in the debate.

Orders of the Day — Sea Fisheries (16 Jul 1962)

Mr Thomas Peart: But even if, as the right hon. Gentleman says the British Trawlers' Federation owns four-fifths of the fleet, that is not a sound argument. The one-fifth, which mainly covers the Scottish side, faces greater difficulties over a period. Its members are smaller owners—often family firms—and they face difficulties. It is unfair to compare them in that way. Those hon. Members opposite who...

Navy Estimates, 1961–62: Major Sir WILLIAM ANSTRUTHER-GRAY in the Chair (2 Mar 1961)

Sir Frederick Burden: The Dutch force managed to pass Sheerness Fort. John Monk was sent with some forces to defend Chatham, but arrived too late and the day ended in disaster for the English fleet. Sixteen English ships were lost, the "Royal Charles" was taken and for the rest of the day served as the Dutch admiral's flagship. Peter Pett, the then Commissioner, was held to blame for the disaster and was deprived...

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy: Aircraft Carriers (29 Apr 1959)

Commander Sir Peter Agnew: asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty what aircraft carriers will be available for operational duties in the Fleet in 1970.

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill: New Clause. — (Provision for Special Capital Allowances on Certain Ex- Penditure Incurred in Connection with Shipbuilding, Ship Repairing and the Provision of Port Facilities.) (2 Jul 1957)

Mr Peter Rawlinson: ...development of the vast ship. As my hon. Friend has said, it is not only that the length has increased, but that these tankers are be-coming much more beamy. It is no use our having a vast tanker fleet unless we have the means of keeping the ships at sea by having the facilities for repairing and maintaining them. We must have those facilities—maybe not immediately—to match the ships...

Orders of the Day — DR. Adams (Trial) (1 May 1957)

Mr Peter Rawlinson: ...—unless the hon. Gentleman thinks they are all a collection of rogues—this kind of conduct happening, information slipping out, and being handed out to the Press in the dark corners of bars in Fleet Street after conferences, as has been suggested by the hon. Gentleman. If that has happened, then let that be investigated, and let it be prosecuted, if that should come to light. But what...

Orders of the Day — Obscene Publications Bill (29 Mar 1957)

Mr Emrys Hughes: ...in the next. Even we in this House are inclined to be mealy-mouthed these days. Recently, I was speaking in the debate on the Air Estimates, and the hon. Member for the Isle of Wight (Sir Peter Macdonald) was sitting opposite. I asked, rhetorically—which is a bad habit of mine—what was the cost of a bomber, and the hon. Member said "A hell of a lot." In HANSARD next day it was...

Orders of the Day — WHITE FISH AND HERRING INDUSTRIES (No. 2) BILL (12 Mar 1957)

.... Members may think that the fact that we have now to cover the herring subsidy as well as other subsidies within a total of £17 million or £19 million must mean that we are robbing "White fish Peter", as it were, to pay "Herring fisherman Paul." Were these overall sums of £17 million and £19 million precisely calculated, there would be some substance in that criticism. In fact, we...

British Information Services (14 Dec 1956)

Captain Sir Peter Macdonald: ...Ambassador and Embassy were so much better informed. On Monday, 5th November, the American authorities alerted all their nationals in Egypt—some two or three thousand, I believe—organised a fleet of cars, arranged transport and ships, and got them all out in record time.

Civil Aviation (2 Nov 1956)

Mr Frank Beswick: .... I have said before that, in addition to individual promotion upwards, there should, in my view, be a greater devolution of responsibility downwards upon the flying staff. In particular, the fleet and flight captains and the captains of aircraft could and should be entrusted with greater responsibility in matters of organisation and discipline. Provided there is a proper relation and...

Public Authorities (Public Relations) (8 Jun 1956)

Sir Peter Kirk: ...up their friends. One has to run down the street where there are two public telephones and, if they are occupied, and one is working for an evening newspaper—as I was—one has to take a bus to Fleet Street and probably arrive just after the last edition has gone to press. I think the Foreign Office might show more co-operation in this respect. It is typical of Government Departments...

Orders of the Day — Civil Estimates and Estimates for Revenue Departments, Supplementary Estimate, 1955–56; Army, Air and Navy Estimates, 1956–57, and Navy Supplementary Estimate, 1955–56, and Civil Excesses, 1954–55.: Vote 2. Victualling and Clothing for the Navy (15 Mar 1956)

Commander Sir Peter Agnew: ...frequently to become a connoisseur. Does the Admiralty still use British Guiana rum and keep it in store, maturing it in victualling yards for a reasonable number of years before issuing it to the Fleet?

Civil Aviation (20 Dec 1955)

Mr Percy Lucas: ...its representation does not include sufficient practical knowledge of the operation of modern post-war aircraft. This Corporation exists for one purpose and one purpose only—to operate a great fleet of aircraft in competition with world airlines. How much first-hand experience of the actual operation of modern civil transport aircraft, with all the responsibilities which this involves,...

Orders of the Day — Protection of Birds Bill: Third Schedule. — (Wild Birds Which May Be Killed or Taken Outside the Close Season.) (9 Apr 1954)

Sir Frederick Burden: ...slaughters and I am rather surprised that names have not been forthcoming. My noble Friend has pressed for further information and I know that very considerable pressure was brought upon Mr. Peter Scott to obtain the information. This is right, to ensure that those not responsible shall not be blamed and that those responsible shall be made to realise in no uncertain mariner how revolting...

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy: Destroyer, Newport (Coronation Visit) (29 Apr 1953)

Mr Peter Freeman: asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether he will arrange for ships of Her Majesty's Fleet to visit Newport during the Coronation festivities.

Orders of the Day — Far Eastern Situation (5 Feb 1953)

Mr Peter Roberts: If the hon. Member for Attercliffe (Mr. J. Hynd) follows out his argument, does it not mean, if it is a United Nations responsibility and he wishes to keep a fleet between the mainland and Formosa, that he is suggesting that, if the Americans do not do it someone else should, which means that we might have to send our ships?


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