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West Indies: Federal Capital (Site) (9 Jul 1957)

Mr John Biggs-Davison: asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he will make a further statement on the progress made to acquire a site for the federal capital of the West Indies.

Oral Answers to Questions — Egypt: British Subjects (Imprisonment) (10 Jul 1957)

Mr John Biggs-Davison: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what is the latest information about the treatment and conditions of two of Her Majesty's subjects sentenced to hard labour by an Egyptian court.

Oral Answers to Questions — Egypt: British Subjects (Imprisonment) (10 Jul 1957)

Mr John Biggs-Davison: May I thank my right hon. and learned Friend for that information? As hard labour in Egypt is a very terrible thing, might I ask if from time to time he will report to the House about the conditions of these men so that we may be kept informed?

Oral Answers to Questions — Cyprus (Situation) (10 Jul 1957)

Mr John Biggs-Davison: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what approach has lately been made to Her Majesty's Government by the United States of America for a settlement of the Cyprus question.

Oral Answers to Questions — Cyprus (Situation) (10 Jul 1957)

Mr John Biggs-Davison: Is my right hon. and learned Friend aware that the American Ambassador in Athens has advocated that N.A.T.O. should take a more active interest in the Cyprus question? May we, therefore, be assured that British responsibilities for the island of Cyprus will not be transferred to N.A.T.O. or handed over, as was Palestine by the party opposite, to bloodshed and conflict?

Central Oman (Situation) (25 Jul 1957)

Mr John Biggs-Davison: My right hon. and learned Friend mentioned propaganda being disseminated from Cairo. Can he say whether radio propaganda is being broadcast from Dhahran, in Saudi Arabia, against our allies and this country, and, if so, who is responsible for it?

Muscat and Oman (29 Jul 1957)

Mr John Biggs-Davison: Will my right hon. and learned Friend take advantage of the presence of Mr. Dulles in this country to make plain, as my right hon. and learned Friend has done to the House in his admirable statement, the vital importance which this country attaches to the rights, interests and security of our friends in the Arabian Peninsula as well as to our own national interests in the area?

U.S.a. and Canada (Visit of Prime Minister and Foreign Secretary) (29 Oct 1957)

Mr John Biggs-Davison: Can my right hon. Friend say how these principles of interdependence and trusteeship are likely to affect our relationship with our Commonwealth partners and with our European neighbours?

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force: Disused Airfields, Essex (30 Oct 1957)

Mr John Biggs-Davison: asked the Secretary of State for Air the Government's policy regarding disused airfields in Essex.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Air Force: Disused Airfields, Essex (30 Oct 1957)

Mr John Biggs-Davison: May I ask my right hon. Friend whether those which it is necessary for the Department to retain include the present disused airfield at Willingale?

Oral Answers to Questions — Cyprus: British Officials (Languages) (31 Oct 1957)

Mr John Biggs-Davison: asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies how many British officials in Cyprus are proficient in Greek, in Turkish and in both languages; and how many are proficient in neither.

Oral Answers to Questions — Sierra Leone: Police Force (Strength) (31 Oct 1957)

Mr John Biggs-Davison: asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether the deficiency in gazetted officers and other ranks of the Sierra Leone police has been made good.

Orders of the Day — Queen's Speech: Debate on the Address (8 Nov 1957)

Mr John Biggs-Davison: The hon. Member for Hammersmith, North (Mr. Tomney) said "Hope springs eternal in the human breast" and proceeded to give the Conservative Party hope of avoiding defeat at the next General Election. We are very much obliged to the hon. Gentleman on this side of the House. I sympathise with what the hon. Member said about our relationship with Soviet Russia, and I agree with him, though from...

Orders of the Day — Queen's Speech: Debate on the Address (8 Nov 1957)

Mr John Biggs-Davison: rose—

Orders of the Day — Queen's Speech: Debate on the Address (8 Nov 1957)

Mr John Biggs-Davison: I want to build self-government in Cyprus and to develop it towards full sovereignty.

Orders of the Day — Queen's Speech: Debate on the Address (8 Nov 1957)

Mr John Biggs-Davison: May I ask if my right hon. Friend intends now, or on some future occasion, to deal with some of the points raised by myself and others of my hon. Friends?

Oral Answers to Questions — Ministry of Defence: Military Headquarters, Kenya (13 Nov 1957)

Mr John Biggs-Davison: asked the Minister of Defence whether he is in a position to make a statement on the future of the British Middle East Headquarters and British military and air bases in Cyprus.

United Kingdom and France (Prime Ministers' Discussions) (28 Nov 1957)

Mr John Biggs-Davison: While we are much obliged to my right hon. Friend for his statement, and wish the Tunisian people well, may I ask whether every opportunity will be taken of reaffirming the vital importance to Britain, the Commonwealth and Europe of Britain's alliance with France? Did my right hon. Friend make known in Paris that there are many in this House and many more outside it who remember with deep...

Oral Answers to Questions — United Nations: Special Fund (27 Jan 1958)

Mr John Biggs-Davison: However laudable or otherwise this Fund may be, is it not a fact that the resources of the United Kingdom are not unlimited; and have not Her Majesty's Government a broader duty to provide economic and technical assistance required by parts of the Commonwealth?

Oral Answers to Questions — Yemen (ChargÉ D'affaires, Taiz) (12 Feb 1958)

Mr John Biggs-Davison: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he will make a statement about the expulsion from his post of Her Majesty's chargé d'Affaires in Taiz.


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