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School Meals Service (14 May 1954)

Mr Arthur Moyle: ...of necessitous schoolchildren, I read the report of the debates in another place. One noble Lord said that he would have nothing to do with such a scheme because it was lit up with the fantastic fireworks of Socialism. I am perfectly certain that neither the Parliamentary Secretary nor the right hon. Lady the Minister of Education are possessed of any such hallucinations about this...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Sheath and Flicker Knives (21 Jun 1956)

Mr Benjamin Parkin: ...only to keep the Questions in order? Does he recollect telling the House how he used powers he had not got, and about which he could not, therefore, be questioned, to induce manufacturers of fireworks to restrict the more noisome and objectionable types that are manufactured, and will he pursue this technique of discussion to see if he can bring to an end this silly fashion among...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Incidents, Whitehall (Police Action) (22 Nov 1956)

Mr Gwilym Lloyd George: I do know that thunder-flashes and fireworks were thrown at the horses, two of which were injured.

Bermuda Talks (1 Apr 1957)

Mr William Warbey: ...clearest symbol we could have of the relationship of a junior partner with a senior partner the clearest symbol of the relationship of a satellite to a master Power. We are allowed to play with the fireworks, but we are not to hold the real keys of power. That is the situation in which we are placed, and I am not surprised that many hon. Members opposite are deeply concerned about the way...

Orders of the Day — New Towns Bill: Clause 1. — (Advances to Development Corporations.) (5 Dec 1957)

Mr Frederic Bennett: ...Party the compliment of believing that it would not seriously subscribe to such economic nonsense as is shown in the Amendment. Hence I came only expecting to see the usual kind of party political fireworks, with every attempt to gain votes in the marginal constituencies of the new towns; instead of which we have been subjected to arguments by hon. Members opposite seriously advancing the...

Home Safety (19 Dec 1957)

Mrs Patricia McLaughlin: ...to rehabilitate a person who has suffered a serious accident of that type. It may take months—on an average at least 42 days in hospital—and it may take many years. During the last period of firework displays I was made aware of the number of people who manufacture and sell fireworks and of the responsible parents who allow them to be used, without supervision in many cases, causing...

Orders of the Day — Matrimonial Proceedings (Children) Bill (7 Feb 1958)

Mr Anthony Greenwood: ...in the way of its successful arrival on the Statute Book. I join in the general congratulations to my hon. Friend the Member for Oldbury and Halesowen (Mr. Moyle). Already to have to his credit the Fireworks Act, 1951, and the Slaughter of Animals (Amendment) Act, 1954, is a remarkable achievement, and it now seems that my hon. Friend will have yet a third Measure to his credit. Every...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Chemicals (Home-made Explosives) (27 Mar 1958)

Miss Patricia Hornsby-Smith: ...themselves explosive and of which, as they are in common use, the sale cannot be controlled. In the Guy Fawkes season, my Department issue Press and broadcast warnings of the dangers of home-made fireworks and explosives; and the last Report of Her Majesty's Inspector of Explosives calls attention to them. I hope that this Question and Answer will help to impress parents with the need to...

Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland: The Prime Minister's Remarks (Czechoslovakian Protest) (18 Nov 1958)

Mr Willie Hamilton: To ask the Prime Minister if he will publish in the OFFICIAL REPORT his remarks made at the fireworks party, given recently at the Swedish Embassy, which were the subject of an official Czechoslovakian protest.

European Free Trade Area (12 Feb 1959)

Mr Fred Mulley: .... The House may be surprised to hear that that was an extract from a speech made by the President of the Board of Trade at Strasbourg, on 2nd September, 1949. It contrasts rather sharply with the fireworks at the Chateau de la Muette just before Christmas. That brings me to my final and, in a sense, my main criticism of the Government in all these European negotiations, and that is the...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce: Toys (Standards) (16 Jun 1959)

Mr John Rodgers: ...these discussions and he hopes also to hear the views of the Council of the British Toy Manufacturers Association on the report. The recommendations about the use of air-guns, bows and arrows, and fireworks, and the prohibition of the manufacture and sale of certain inflammable toys are matters for the Home Secretary.

Orders of the Day — Small Coal Mines (Operation) (5 Apr 1960)

Sir Rupert Speir: ...yet another subject at this rather late hour. I realise that by so doing I have prevented you and other Members from going out of the Palace of Westminster and into St. James's Park to witness the fireworks display there. I fear that my own fireworks display will be very subdued by comparison, but I must make it clear that I nevertheless feel very strongly, as do many others, about the...

Civil Estimates, 1960–61: Defence (20 Jul 1960)

Mr Reginald Paget: ...çade. That is not new. With decadent Governments and decadent peoples we have seen the realities of defence surrendered for their appearances. The armies of Mexico which Cortes met had trumpets, fireworks and terrifying masks. There was the same sort of thing in China in its decadence. Now again we are seeing the appearance of defence time and again being preferred to its reality. There...

Business of the House (17 Nov 1960)

Mr Charles Pannell: ...trouble from the offending people named in the Report—there have been breaches of the peace in Leeds? Will he also bear in mind that from the same address in Princedale Road, apparently, came the fireworks which were dropped under the Lord Mayor of London the other day?

Orders of the Day — Motor Industry (6 Dec 1960)

Mr John Page: ...be accepted that it is a fluctuating industry. We must try to avoid the worst effects of the fluctuations. There must be many more industries which are more seasonal than the motor industry. The fireworks industry seems to have most of its manufactures used on one day of the year, when the population rather unkindly celebrates a not too successful occasion.

National Health Service (8 Feb 1961)

Lord Balniel: .... They accused hon. Members opposite of reducing the standard of living for the lower-income groups "below tolerable limits". In their last year of office hon. Members opposite, as a kind of final firework display before the funeral they were soon to undergo, clamped down a totally arbitrary ceiling of £400 million on the Health Service. In doing so, they struck a blow at the Health...

Defence (27 Feb 1961)

Sir John Hall: ...it, I was reminded of Sherlock Holmes's observation that the strange thing about the dog was that it did not bark. I do not know why the debate has been so quiet. I suppose that we shall have the "fireworks" tomorrow, when the other Labour Party policy on defence is put before the House. However, today we have had a constructive debate in which hon. Members on both sides have tried to...

Ex-Private William Stally (Detention) (9 Nov 1961)

Mr Carol Johnson: ...a mood in which they wanted the celebration party to go on. One or two were very drunk and they were put to bed by the others. While this was happening, Private Stally and others were letting off fireworks and skylarking around the sports field. They were just letting off steam. All the evidence which I have been able to gather from Private Stally and his colleagues indicates that on this...


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