Results 1581–1600 of 1606 for warburton

Co-operative Development Agency (10 Jan 1990)

Mr Peter Thurnham: a visit. It has gone from strength to strength. It is a great tribute to the partnership between central Government, local government and private business. It is a great credit to Mr. Derrick Warburton and Mr. Roger McMullen in particular, who played such an important part in setting it up. The present director, Mr. Paul Davidson, supplies the leadership that is so important an...

London Regional Transport (Penalty Fares) Bill [Lords] (6 Feb 1989)

Harry Cohen: is in order for me to mention them. Others have concentrated on the subject. I pay tribute to the Evening Standard for trying to expose the dangers. On "World in Action" tonight, Mr. Richard Warburton, director general of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, described barriers as an obstruction, especially where there is heat and smoke. My hon. Friend the Member for...

Welsh Affairs (28 Feb 1985)

Mr Keith Raffan: ...In my short time in the House, nothing has given me greater pleasure or delight than to help initiate this transfer. I should like to pay tribute to John Packer, Delyn's chief executive, and David Warburton of the land division of Courtaulds for so speedily and so efficiently carrying out those negotiations. David Warburton struggled up to north-east Wales two weeks ago in the worst...

Orders of the Day — Telecommunications Bill (18 Jul 1983)

Mr Peter Thurnham: ...policies will provide the framework for the continued growth of new jobs. We were particularly pleased and grateful to see my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister during her recent visit to Warburton's bakery, a leading private employer and founder member of Bolton Business Ventures Ltd., the enterprise agency formed to foster the growth of small businesses. The revived spirit of free...

Industrial Training (14 Jun 1982)

Mr Barry Jones: ...? The Minister relies heavily on the proposed future contribution of a body called the Chemical and Allied Industries Review Council, a supposedly tripartite body, yet the influential Mr. David Warburton, the GMWU national officer of the Chemical Unions Council wrote to the Secretary of State on 10 June: I must express the concern of the Chemical Unions Council at the implication that the...

Orders of the Day — Northern Ireland Bill (10 May 1982)

Mr John Biggs-Davison: ...those in Ireland, like Mr. Haughey and Mr. Power today, who saw in the events of that time—the Napoleonic war—some spurious opportunity for Ireland in England's difficulty. At that time Dean Warburton gave as the opinion of moderate men in Ireland: It will be necessary to remove from this Kingdom the object of political contention, and they"— the moderate men in Ireland— think if...

Oral Answers to Questions — Oral Answers to Questions: Soviet Trade Delegation (19 Jun 1978)

Mr Peter Blaker: Is the Secretary of State aware of the recent complaint by Mr. David Warburton, of the General and Municipal Workers' Union, about the effect on British working people of exports to this country and to Western Europe from factories constructed in the Soviet Union by British firms under the line of credit extended to the Soviet Union by the right hon. Member for Huyton (Sir H. Wilson)? Did...

Foreign Affairs (7 Jun 1978)

Mr Peter Blaker: ...for a long time of the £950 million line of credit which the right hon. Member for Huyton (Sir H. Wilson) offered to the Soviet Union in 1975. I was interested to see that I am backed by Mr. David Warburton, who is reported in today's newspapers as having complained at the conference of the General and Municipal Workers' Union that goods are coming into this country from the Soviet Union...

Failsworth Golf Course (13 Nov 1972)

Mr Paul Rose: ...the debate, has said that the decision is acceptable to only four persons in the country, apart from the Minister. They are Mr. Roy Howarth, Mr. Ronald Williamson, Mr. Barry Hal pen and Mr. John Warburton, the directors of Greenside Development Company. It is possibly acceptable also to one other person, and that is Mr. Richard Marsh of British Railways. One understands his desire to sell...

Orders of the Day — Armed Forces (Widows' Pensions) (19 Jan 1971)

Mr Airey Neave: best in war are totally ignored by the Treasury in the sense that their widows get no pension at all. One example which I have been authorised to quote by name is the widow of Captain Warburton-Lee who led the second destroyer flotilla at Narvik in 1940 and was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross. This lady is still alive. In 1943 she married again. This time her husband was a...

Initial Teaching Alphabet (17 Dec 1969)

Mr John Tilney: ...a member of the I.T.A. Foundation, a nonprofit-making body, as is the right hon. Member for Leyton (Mr. Gordon Walker). The Report "I.T.A. An Independent Evaluation", by the late Professor Frank Warburton and Vera Southgate, and recently issued, is very clear and definite. I am sure that the House would wish to express to Mrs. Warburton and her family our sincere condolences on her...

Oral Answers to Questions — Roads: Tolls (9 Dec 1968)

...Act 1960 Tolls in Private Ownership Dunham Bridge Lindsey, Lincs. A57 … Dunham Bridge Act 1830 Clifton Suspension Bridge Bristol B3129 … Clifton Suspension Bridge Act 1861. Rixton and Warburton Bridge Cheshire B5159 … Rixton and Warburton Toll Bridge Act 1863. Selby Bridge Yorks, East and West Ridings. A19 … Selby Toll Bridge Act 1791 Shard Bridge Kent A588 … Shard Bridge...

Initial Teaching Alphabet (21 Apr 1967)

Mrs Shirley Williams: ...Department of Education cannot tell, and nor would it wish to tell, local authorities and teachers what they should do in the classrooms. However, an evaluation is going on under Professor Frank Warburton of the University of Manchester. It was commissioned by the Schools Council originally at the request of the Initial Teaching Alphabet Foundation. The report is expected in a few weeks...

Housing (North-West Region) (24 Feb 1965)

Mr Richard Crossman: ...makes no allowance for the natural increase in the area. We reckon that about half of the area that had been intended for the new town is affected by subsidence, and by what I believe is called the Warburton fault. Also, the peat is somewhat deeper than we thought. Half the area has gone in regard to the new town, therefore, but it could be open space for the town and so remain a good...

South Arabian Federation (Deaths of British Soldiers) (15 May 1964)

Sir Peter Emery: (by Private Notice) asked the Minister of Defence whether he will make a statement on the tragic deaths of Captain R. Edwards and Sapper J. Warburton.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Manchester Ship Canal (Flixton and Irlam Ferry) (29 Mar 1961)

Mr John Hay: There is, of course, the other route, the Barton Swing Bridge—[HON. MEMBER: "Miles away. Ask the Minister."]—and a little further downstream there is the Warburton Bridge.

Oral Answers to Questions — Toll Bridge, Warburton (13 Dec 1944)

Oral Answers to Questions — Toll Bridge, Warburton

Orders of the Day — War Decorations and Medals (22 Mar 1944)

Commander Sir Peter Agnew: ...the distinction on a uniform into part of the uniform itself, which would have a wholly futile result. I would instance the first battle of Narvik fought under the leadership of the late Captain Warburton Lee, V.C., where almost the whole flotilla was finally sunk but paved the way to the much easier task of the second battle of Narvik, where I happened to be present and realised what...

Oral Answers to Questions — Ship Canal Bridge Toll (16 Dec 1942)

Mr. Thorneycroft: asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of War Transport whether he will at once free from toll the Warburton High Level Ship Canal bridge, thus saving time and inconvenience, and releasing the men for more important service?

Battle of Narvik (B.B.C. Broadcast). (11 Jun 1940)

...which ought to be stopped at once. The widow of a gallant officer who lost his life leading this attack on Narvik wrote a letter to the "Times" which I think expresses what most of us feel. Mrs. Warburton-Lee said this: Had they told the story simply and correctly, it would have contained all the drama necessary, and no one would have listened to it with greater pride than I, but to...

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