Former Conservative Peer (24 Jun 2010 – 9 Jun 2012)
Former Conservative MP for Bracknell (31 Mar 1977 – 12 Apr 2010)
Conservative Peer (22 Jun 2004 – current)
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The dissolution of the last Parliament, followed almost immediately upon the collapse of Germany under the ceaseless blows of the Allied Armies. Since that date the terms of the Armistice, which have been more than once renewed, have been perseveringly enforced. The enemy forces have retired behind the Rhine, and have surrendered much of their armament. The Allied Armies have occupied the...
Mr William Adamson: ...and most generous recognition that it is possible for this House and the country to give. I noted, with some satisfaction, that during the course of the recent election nearly every one of the candidates contesting the various constituencies of the country were putting first in their programme higher pensions, larger separation allowances, and other rewards to our soldiers and sailors, and...
Mr George Wardle: On 31st January, the latest date for which complete figures are available, the number of out-of-work donation policies lodged for payment in Ireland wan 59,093. Details of the scheme under which this donation is administered are given in a published leaflet, of which I am sending a copy to my hon. Friend.
Mr James Gilbert: ...Government to renew the Order as regards Summer Time for this year; and, considering that the Order commenced on 24th March of last year, and in view of its success, if he proposes to fix the same dates for the Summer-Time period in which the Order is in force this year?
Mr Edward Shortt: Yes, Sir. I hope to complete the arrangements for this inquiry at an early date.
Mr Bonar Law: It is the intention of the Government to proceed with a Bill setting up a Ministry of Health at the earliest possible date.
Sir John Norton-Griffiths: ..., in view of the uncertainty and anxiety prevailing in industrial and commercial circles throughout the country as to the policy of the Government with regard to key industries, he will at an early date be in a position to make a definite statement with regard to the protection of such industries?
Sir Henry Betterton: 88. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer the terms of reference under which the New Capital Issues Committee of the Treasury now operates; the date of the terms of reference; and whether those terms are still appropriate to the present financial situation?
Sir Donald Macmaster: ...reduction of national expenditure, he has taken any steps with a view to restoring penny postage on letters and a halfpenny postcard; and, if not, will he take such stops at the earliest possible date?
Mr William Brace: ...parties to the setting up of an inquiry which is going to delay a settlement, and therefore if the Prime Minister can make it clear that in any proposal he is going to make the inquiry will date back and that it will be made retrospective, that, I assure him, will be a point of influence on the minds of those who have these problems to deal with. The Prime Minister made a very serious and...
Mr Henry Wilson-Fox: ...of the Government or of any Government Department to make money. It is all loss, loss, loss. We spent a very vast sum during the War in the erection of very expensive, well-equipped, and up-to-date factories. There seems to me to be no considered plan for dealing with them. We see advertisements in the paper every other day advertising these properties; for sale, and I have not the...
Sir John Pennefather: ...cases in the Army was given in May last, but that it was only in December that an explanatory circular was sent out to the local government authorities. If it takes seven months from the date when a sum of money is granted by the Treasury to the date when a circular is issued to the local government authorities, how long is it going to take before this scheme comes into active operation?...
Mr Frank Rose: 3. asked the President of the Board of Trade whether he can state the date on which the Government proposals for the establishment of national superpower stations for the generation of electricity will be placed before the House; whether in the formulation of those proposals the objection of the municipalities and others to anything like capitalist ownership of these super-power stations will...
Sir J. D. REES: 23. asked the Secretary of State for India whether he can give the House any information as to the date on which the Bill dealing with reforms in Indian administration will be introduced?
Mr Arthur Griffith-Boscawen: ...-eight of light-draught type have been allotted to agricultural executive committees for issue. Twenty others of light-draught type have been selected as suitable and will be issued at an early date.
Mr Frank Rose: 38. asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Munitions what was the total estimated cost or value of the State factories and other buildings and their equipment at or about the date of the Armistice; what at this same date was the estimated cost or value of the stocks of materials, machinery, vehicles, and other commodities in the possession of the Ministry; and how much of this...
Mr Arthur Griffith-Boscawen: The Board have already decided that they do not see their way to adopt the proposals to which the hon. and gallant Member refers, and local education authorities were so informed, in a circular dated the 8th January last.
Mr Horatio Bottomley: I beg to give notice that, in accordance with the practice of Parliament, I will move at an early date for a call of the House, and that those Members who do not respond should be brought here in custody of the Serjeant-at-Arms.
Mr Sydney Arnold: 62. asked the date on which the Naval, Military, and Air Force Service Bill will be introduced?
Mr Bonar Law: As stated in the Speech from the Throne, it is the intention of the Government to move this Resolution, but I am not yet in a position to name a definite date.