asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether the instruction contained in D.D.S. (G.S.) Memorandum No. 26 of his Department, dated 5th February, 1952, to the effect that no contracts other than those already placed or under negotiation are to be placed in the Preston, Chorley and Blackburn area, has yet been withdrawn.
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether he has yet reconsidered the memorandum of his Department imposing a ban on his Department's contracts in the Preston, Chorley and Blackburn area; and whether he will now withdraw it.
Yes. In the course of the continuous review of the availability of labour in this area the memorandum has been withdrawn.
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty what contracts for textiles have been placed in Blackburn by his Department since 5th February, 1952; and to what value.
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty what engineering contracts have been placed in Blackburn by his Department since 5th February, 1952; and to what value.
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty what contracts have been placed in Preston and Walton-le-Dale Urban District in the years 1951 and 1952; and whether, in view of the severe local unemployment he will now endeavour to place contracts of all kinds in this area.
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty what contracts
|DAILY RATES OF LOCAL OVERSEAS ALLOWANCE FOR MALTA|
|Comparative Table showing Old and New Rates|
|Single Accommodated||Single Unaccommodated||Married Accommodated||Married Unaccommodated|
|Captain over 6 years||…||2||9||2||11||8||3||13||3||13||0||12||6||17||0||13||9|
|Captain under 6 years||…||2||6||2||7||7||6||12||0||12||0||11||3||16||0||12||6|
|Lieutenant-Commander and below||…||…||2||3||2||3||6||9||10||9||11||0||10||0||15||0||11||3|
|Sergeant Major, Royal Marines||…||…||1||4||1||9||—||—||9||0||10||6||13||0||14||9|
|Chief Petty Officer||…||1||2||1||6||—||—||8||6||9||6||12||6||13||6|
|(i) Increases for single personnel effective from 1st March, 1951, and for married ratings, partly from 1st March, 1951, and partly from 1st January, 1952. Reductions effective from 1st March, 1952.|
|(ii) Rates for married accompanied personnel serving afloat are equivalent to the appropriate married rates in the above table reduced by the corresponding single accommodated rate.|
for textiles have been placed in Lancashire during the years 1951 and 1952, respectively; and what further contracts he is placing.
It is not the practice to publish information of this kind. However, I can give the hon. Members an assurance that the areas in question are considered when invitations to tender are issued. A substantial number of contracts have been placed in these districts over the past few months, and there is every likelihood that they will benefit from further orders as the year proceeds.