House of Commons debates
Monday, 30 April 1990

  • Preamble (0 speeches)
    The House met at half past Two o'clock
  • Prayers (0 speeches)
    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Wales (0 speeches)
    • Health Authorities (9 speeches)
      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales when he next plans to meet the chairmen of health authorities in Wales.
    • Local Management of Schools (6 speeches)
      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he will make a statement on the progress of the Welsh counties towards implementing the proposals for the local management of schools.
    • South Glamorgan Health Authority (12 speeches)
      Mr. John P. Smith:: To ask the Secretary of State for Wales when he last met the chairman of South Glamorgan health authority; and what he discussed.
    • Housing (10 speeches)
      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales how many houses for rent were built in 1989 in districts in Clwyd, Dyfed, Gwynedd and Powys.
    • Hernia Operations (4 speeches)
      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales which hospital in Wales has the longest waiting period for hernia operations; which has the shortest waiting period for hernia operations; and if he will...
    • Welsh Language Board (14 speeches)
      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales when he last met the chairman of the Welsh Language Board; and what was discussed.
    • British Coal (12 speeches)
      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales whether he has any plans to meet, in the near future, the chairman of British Coal to discuss the future of the coal industry in Wales.
    • National Rivers Authority (14 speeches)
      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales when he last met the chairman of the National Rivers Authority in Wales; and what matters were discussed.
    • National Health Service (4 speeches)
      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what representations he has received about the present state of the National Health Service in Wales.
    • Roads, South Clwyd (4 speeches)
      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what representations he has received about the development of roads in south Clwyd.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — The Arts (0 speeches)
    • Public Libraries (6 speeches)
      To ask the Minister for the Arts what information he has on the level of expenditure on public library services proposed for 1990–91.
    • Charitable Giving (20 speeches)
      To ask the Minister for the Arts what steps he is taking to explain to the arts world, both consumers and producers, the measures announced in the Budget statement.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Service (0 speeches)
    • Equal Opportunities Programme (4 speeches)
      To ask the Minister for the Civil Service whether he will make a statement regarding the implementation of the equal opportunities programme in the civil service.
    • Equal Opportunities (6 speeches)
      To ask the Minister for the Civil Service how he intends to encourage people, particularly those who are university graduates, from the ethnic minorities, women with young children and the...
    • Sir Robin Butler (4 speeches)
      To ask the Minister for the Civil Service whether he has received any representations from the civil service unions about Sir Robin Butler's appearance before the Select Committee on the Treasury...
    • Trade Unions (6 speeches)
      To ask the Minister for the Civil Service when he last met representatives of the trade unions; and what subjects were discussed.
    • Civil Service Recruitment (8 speeches)
      To ask the Minister for the Civil Service how many direct entrants at HEO level have been accepted into the civil service under the recent recruitment scheme; and what was the target.
    • Civil Service Agencies (6 speeches)
      To ask the Minister for the Civil Service what progress has been made in developing civil service agencies in the last five weeks.
  • Agriculture Council (59 speeches)
    I represented the United Kingdom at the meeting of the Agriculture Council from 25 to 27 April with my hon. Friend the Member for Skipton and Ripon (Mr. Curry), Parliamentary Secretary to the...
  • Points of Order (50 speeches)
    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I should be grateful for your guidance regarding the interpretation of Standing Order No. 86(2), which concerns the composition of Standing Committees, with...
  • Orders of the Day — Environmental Protection Bill (0 speeches)
    As amended (in the Standing Committee), considered.
  • Orders of the Day — Australian Constitution (Public Record Copy) Bill (0 speeches)
    Ordered,That in respect of the Australian Constitution (Public Record Copy) Bill, notices of Amendments, new Clauses and new Schedules to be moved in Committee may be accepted by the Clerks at...
  • Orders of the Day — Transport (Hexham) (2 speeches)
    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. John M. Taylor.]