Category: United Kingdom Debates

UK, HC, “Business of the House”, vol 995 (1980), cols 1071-1082

Document Information Date: 1980-12-11 By: UK (House of Commons) Citation: UK, HC, “Business of the House“, vol 995 (1980), cols 1071-1082. Other formats: Click here to view the original document (Hansard UK — External Site). Mr. Michael Foot (Ebbw Vale) Will the Leader of the House state the business for next week? The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Leader of the House of Commons and Minister for the Arts (Mr. Norman St. John-Stevas) The business for next week will be as follows: MONDAY 15 DECEMBER—Private Members’ motions until 7… Read more UK, HC, “Business of the House”, vol 995 (1980), cols 1071-1082

UK, HL, “British North America (No. 2) Bill [H.L.] Lords”, vol 165 (1949), cols 809-813

Document Information Date: 1949-11-22 By: UK (House of Lords) Citation: UK, HL, “British North America (No. 2) Bill [H.L.] Lords“, vol 165 (1949), cols 809-813. Other formats: Click here to view the original document (Hansard UK — External Site). 2.38 p.m. Order of the Day for the Second Reading read. THE LORD PRIVY SEAL (VISCOUNT ADDISON) My Lords, this is one of those times of great importance in the history of the British Commonwealth, which almost imperceptibly proceeds from one stage to another. In this case we are asked by… Read more UK, HL, “British North America (No. 2) Bill [H.L.] Lords”, vol 165 (1949), cols 809-813

UK, HL, “British North America Bill”, vol 161 (1980), cols 309-49

Document Information Date: 1949-03-15 By: UK (House of Lords) Citation: UK, HL, “British North America Bill“, vol 161 (1980), cols 309-49. Other formats: Click here to view the original document (Hansard UK — External Site). 2.50 p.m. Order of the Day for the Second Reading read. LORD AMMON My Lords, I have it in command from His Majesty to acquaint the House that His Majesty places his prerogative and interest, so far as concerns the matters dealt with in the British North America Bill, at the disposal of Parliament. In… Read more UK, HL, “British North America Bill”, vol 161 (1980), cols 309-49

UK, HC, “British North America Bill”, vol 462 (1949), cols 371-473

Document Information Date: 1949-03-02 By: UK (House of Commons) Citation: UK, HC, “British North America Bill“, vol 462 (1949), cols 371-473. Other formats: Click here to view the original document (Hansard UK — External Site). Order for Second Reading read. 3.41 p.m. The Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations (Mr. Philip Noel-Baker) I have it in Command from His Majesty to acquaint the House that he places his prerogative and interests so far as concerns the matters dealt with by this Bill at the disposal of Parliament. I beg to… Read more UK, HC, “British North America Bill”, vol 462 (1949), cols 371-473

UK, HL, “Status of Newfoundland”, vol 160 (1949), cols 627-653

Document Information Date: 1949-02-09 By: UK (House of Lords) Citation: UK, HL, “Status of Newfoundland“, vol 160 (1949), cols 627-653. Other formats: Click here to view the original document (Hansard UK — External Site). 2.35 p.m. LORD SEMPILL rose to ask His Majesty’s Government what is their policy with regard to the present constitutional status of the Dominion of Newfoundland; and to move for Papers. The noble Lord said: My Lords, you will all agree that to-day democracy is being attacked violently from without and, by the Trojan horse methods,… Read more UK, HL, “Status of Newfoundland”, vol 160 (1949), cols 627-653

UK, HC, “Confederation (Legislation)”, vol 459 (1948), col 193W

Document Information Date: 1948-12-16 By: UK (House of Commons) Citation: UK, HC, “Confederation (Legislation)“, vol 459 (1948), col 193W. Other formats: Click here to view the original document (Hansard UK — External Site). 92. Sir A. Herbert asked the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations whether, having regard to the terms of the British North America Act, 1867, the undertakings given by the United Kingdom in 1933–34, and the recent referenda in Newfoundland, His Majesty’s Government will now introduce a Bill to restore self-government to Newfoundland, so that this Dominion… Read more UK, HC, “Confederation (Legislation)”, vol 459 (1948), col 193W

UK, HC, “Newfoundland (Confederation)”, vol 456 (1948), col 126W

Document Information Date: 1948-09-22 By: UK (House of Commons) Citation: UK, HC, “Newfoundland (Confederation)“, vol 456 (1948), col 126W. Other formats: Click here to view the original document (Hansard UK — External Site). Mr. Gammans asked the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations whether he is aware that by the North America Act, 1867, Newfoundland cannot be included in the Canadian Union except on an Address from the Newfoundland Legislature which does not now exist; and what action is proposed in these circumstances. Mr. P. Noel-Baker I am aware of… Read more UK, HC, “Newfoundland (Confederation)”, vol 456 (1948), col 126W

UK, HC, “Newfoundland (Elected National Convention)”, vol 417 (1945), cols 210-3

Document Information Date: 1945-12-11 By: UK (House of Commons) Citation: UK, HC, “Newfoundland (Elected National Convention)“, vol 417 (1945), cols 210-3. Other formats: Click here to view the original document (Hansard UK — External Site). NEWFOUNDLAND (ELECTED NATIONAL CONVENTION)        (210) Mr. Maxton  asked the Prime Minister whether he is now in a position to make a statement about the restoration of self-government to Newfoundland. Sir Alan Herbert  asked the Prime Minister what is the policy of His Majesty’s Government concerning the future of Newfoundland. The Prime Minister (Mr. Attlee)  I… Read more UK, HC, “Newfoundland (Elected National Convention)”, vol 417 (1945), cols 210-3