Results 201–210 of 210 for speaker:Sir Rolf Williams OR speaker:Sir Rolf Williams

Orders of the Day — HIRE PURCHASE (No. 2) BILL [Lords] (18 Feb 1964)

Sir Rolf Williams: I apologise for being out of the Chamber for some time. I was present earlier this afternoon, but, unfortunately, I had to leave to deal with some urgent business. I shall not detain the House for more than a few moments, and I apologise to my right hon. Friend for not being able to be present when he winds up the debate because I have other urgent business with which I must deal. I am not...

Orders of the Day — REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE ACT 1949 (AMEND MENT) (No. 2) BILL (14 Feb 1964)

Sir Rolf Williams: Further to the point of order, Mr. Speaker. Might I add one or two remarks? I should like to help the House as much as possible, and as I have probably objected to more Bills than any other hon. Member, I think I have some experience. With great respect to the hon. Member for Islington, East (Mr. Fletcher), I do not think he understands what is meant by the word "Object". When one says...

Orders of the Day — Private Members' Bills (14 Feb 1964)

Sir Rolf Williams: The hon. Member knows that in Committee stage one cannot deal with the principles behind a Bill. It is absolute bunk to say that it is possible to send a Bill to Standing Committee and get it into shape when there has not been an opportunity adequately to discuss it on Second Reading.

Orders of the Day — Private Members' Bills (14 Feb 1964)

Sir Rolf Williams: The hon. Member seems to have the idea that we are frightened of being identified. When I object to a Bill, I make it clear. In fact, I did not object to his Bill, and indeed I have not objected to any Bills this afternoon. But I have objected to a great many in the past, and I think I have done a public service by stopping them from getting through. The hon. Member talks about culprits as...

Orders of the Day — Private Members' Bills (14 Feb 1964)

Sir Rolf Williams: The hon. Member for Orpington (Mr. Lubbock) will not be here for long.

Orders of the Day — Private Members' Bills (14 Feb 1964)

Sir Rolf Williams: On a point of order. Is it right that an hon. Member should accuse other hon. Members of acting under a cloak? Is not the assumption that one is not behaving in an honest fashion?

Orders of the Day — International Development Association Bill (3 Feb 1964)

Sir Rolf Williams: I am fascinated by the hon. Lady's discourse. She has pretty well convinced me that all aid to under-developed countries is a waste of money. But how does she suggest that we should form her authority, which is to run the whole of the economic aid to under-developed countries? Could she enlarge upon that point?

Orders of the Day — International Development Association Bill (3 Feb 1964)

Sir Rolf Williams: The hon. Lady has not begun to.

Oral Answers to Questions — Telephone Service: Kiosks (New Design) (17 Dec 1958)

Sir Rolf Williams: Before the Postmaster-General reaches a final decision about the new designs of telephone kiosks, will he look at some new designs in America and note their size and the material of which they are made, which is aluminium? Secondly, in considering the new design of telephone kiosks, will he make quite sure that they are big enough for men and women of above average proportions to be able to...


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