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Broadband: Communications Committee Report: Motion to Take Note (18 Mar 2013)

the Earl of Selborne: ...moment, the Government should insist on the long-term solution. We took evidence from a particularly impressive consultant, the noble Lord, Lord Mitchell, who is setting up a community scheme in Goudhurst, Kent. I think he was the first to put it to me how important it was for local groups to be able to access the middle mile and to get the backhaul back into the infrastructure. He said...

Written Answers — Transport: Accidents: A262 (14 Nov 2007)

Greg Clark: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many accidents involving (a) fatalities and (b) serious injuries occurred on the A262 between Goudhurst and Cranbrook in each of the last 10 years.

Public Accounts (26 Jan 2006)

Kitty Ussher: ...(Sarah McCarthy-Fry) spoke of the need to control risk. Some might say that I flatter the hon. Member for Tunbridge Wells simply because he represents my parents-in-law in the beautiful village of Goudhurst. I am not sure what form the risk to me might take if I got on the wrong side of him, but I am sure that it would be substantial. Nevertheless, I assure him that my flattery is sincere....

Written Answers — Transport: A21 Upgrade (20 Dec 2005)

Stephen Ladyman: ...on 7 December 2005, chaired by the Hurst Green Parish Council Chairman, where the Highways Agency discussed the plans to upgrade the A21 between Flimwell and Hurst Green with representatives of Goudhurst Parish Council, Hurst Green Parish Council, Hurst Green And Flimwell Chamber of Commerce, A21 Sussex Action Group, Cedar and Ringden Farms and councillors from Rother district council and...

Orders of the Day — Consumer Credit Bill (9 Jun 2005)

Greg Clark: ...lively town in its own right. My constituency also contains some of the most beautiful villages in the whole of England, from Groombridge and Speldhurst in the west, right across to Lamberhurst and Goudhurst in the east. Those beautiful villages in the heart of the high weald countryside are the source of great pride to visitors and residents alike. Next year is particularly auspicious for...

Baroness Noakes (12 Jul 2000)

Sheila Valerie Masters, DBE, having been created Baroness Noakes, of Goudhurst in the County of Kent, for life--Was, in her robes, introduced between the Lord Harris of Peckham and the Baroness Wilcox.

Road Congestion (West Kent) (3 Mar 1999)

Mr Archie Norman: ...the A21. Further delay in the improvement of trunk roads in the area will lead to acute problems. It will mean more and more rat-running through local villages—Speldhurst, Southborough, Pembury, Goudhurst and Horsmonden—which is blighting lives, and affecting areas of acute environmental sensitivity. It will also affect areas to the south, in the constituency of my hon. Friend the...

Public Schools (Commission) (22 Dec 1965)

...'s Hill, Hemel HempsteadAlice Ottley School, WorcesterAncaster House School, BexhillAshford School, KentAtherley School, SouthamptonBadminton School, Westbury-on-TrymBedford High SchoolBedgebury Park, GoudhurstBenenden School, CranbrookBerkhamsted School for GirlsBrentwood School, SouthportBruton School for GirlsBurgess Hill P.N.E.U. SchoolCasterton School, Kirkby LonsdaleChanning School,...

Orders of the Day — Criminal Justice Bill: New Clause. — (Corporal Punishment in Detention Centres.) (12 Apr 1961)

Sir George Benson: allow the governor or a warden of a detention centre to administer corporal punishment we cannot possibly deny it to the governor of a boys' prison or the governor of a borstal. The results of Goudhurst detention centre, for example, are identical with borstal or prison. Its population is identical. That is the comparison one has to make, if one must make a comparison, and not with...

Orders of the Day — Criminal Justice Bill: Fifth Schedule. — (Enactments Repealed.) (12 Apr 1961)

Commander Anthony Courtney: ...been mentioned in another context, that all is in fact well. I should like to ask my right hon. Friend two questions, one of which is specific and germane to this matter. Is it a fact that at the Goudhurst senior detention centre the practice of the inmates moving at the double between their various exercises and classes was in force for the first five—perhaps six—years of the...

Orders of the Day — Criminal Justice Bill (17 Nov 1960)

Sir George Benson: ...months, the results were identical. Those in the A group showed seven out of eight successes, and those in D group seven out of eight failures. The next obvious thing was to see what happened in Goudhurst Detention Centre. I asked for 300 records from that institution and the Prison Commissioners let me have them. Allowing for remission, the average length of sentence served in Goudhurst...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Detention Centres (5 Nov 1959)

Mr Tom Iremonger: ...special steps in mind to prepare local public opinion for the advent of proposed detention centres, especially by letting local people see what the reaction has been to such centres in places like Goudhurst and Kidlington, where they have proved successful?

Orders of the Day — Queen's Speech: Debate on the Address (31 Oct 1958)

Mr Patrick Gordon Walker: ...the proper standards, but it may be that we are missing good people who would make admirable prison officers, for whom there is an urgent need. Now a word about detention centres. I went to Goudhurst the other day and I was impressed by what I saw. The idea that everybody in them does everything at the double is totally untrue. The courses are brisk and short, and I think that if the...

Orders of the Day — Ex-Prisoner of War Japan (Pension) (6 Dec 1957)

Mr William Deedes: The outline of this case which I wish to bring before the House is simple to state. Mr. C. W. Harmar, of Goudhurst, is an ex-Gunner, and between February, 1942, and October, 1945, he was a prisoner in the Far East in the hands of the Japanese. Of this ordeal it is only necessary for me to say that he emerged weighing 4 stone, 9 pounds. He was X-rayed in October, 1945, and no abnormality was...

Orders of the Day — Supply: Vote 4. Prisons, England and Wales (13 Mar 1957)

Mr Sydney Allen: ...I feel I must mention the detention centres which have been set up under the 1948 Act. I think that there are now two. The first started was at Kidlington, for juveniles under 17, and the other, at Goudhurst, in Kent, is for people between 18 and 21. There are two being constructed in the North and I hear that there is another under way. Those centres were set up when my right hon. Friend...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Detention Centres (1 Dec 1955)

Mr Gwilym Lloyd George: When the detention centres at Kidlington and Goudhurst were opened circulars were sent to the courts to which the centres were made available explaining briefly the nature of the proposed regime at the centre, the primary purpose of which was to provide short, sharp punishment designed to bring home to the offender the gravity of his situation, and setting out some general considerations,...

Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office: Flimwell (Postal Address) (18 Mar 1953)

Mr William Deedes: asked the Assistant Postmaster-General on what grounds the Post Office changed the address of Flimwell, Kent, from Flimwell, Goudhurst, Kent, to Flimwell, Wadhurst, Sussex; whether he is aware that since this change there have been delays in the delivery of post to the residents of Flimwell; and whether in view of the petition signed by the majority of the residents there protesting against...

Oral Answers to Questions — Detention Centres (31 Jan 1952)

Mr William Deedes: asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will define the scope and purpose of the proposed detention centre at Goudhurst, Kent; and if he will state how many institutions of this type are at present in existence in the United Kingdom.

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