House of Commons debates
Thursday, 8 November 1990

  • Preamble (0 speeches)
    The House met at half-past Two o'clock
  • Prayers (0 speeches)
    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
    • New Writs (0 speeches)
      For the borough constituency of Paisley, North, in the room of Allender Steele Adams, Esq., deceased—
    • Clydesdale Steelworks (24 speeches)
      (by private notice): To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what steps he is taking in the light of the announced closure of the Clydesdale steel plant and if he will make a statement.
    • Autumn Statement (102 speeches)
      With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement. The Cabinet agreed the Government's expenditure plans this morning. I am, therefore, now able to inform the House of the public...
    • Business of the House (51 speeches)
      As the House is aware, the debate on the Address in reply to the Gracious Speech will be brought to a conclusion on Wednesday 14 November. With permission, I should like to make a statement...
  • Bills Presented (0 speeches)
    • Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) (0 speeches)
      Mr. Secretary Brooke, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr. Secretary Waddington, Mr. Secretary King and Mr. John Cope presented a Bill to re-enact, with amendments, the Northern Ireland...
    • Development Board for Rural Wales (0 speeches)
      Mr. Secretary Hunt, supported by Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Secretary Patten, Mr. Secretary Lilley, Sir Wyn Roberts and Mr. Ian Grist presented a Bill to increase the financial limit...
    • Statutory Sick Pay (0 speeches)
      Mr. Secretary Newton, supported by Mr. Secretary Rifkind, Mr. Secretary Brooke, Mr. Secretary Howard, Mr. Secretary Hunt, Mr. Francis Maude, Mr. Nicholas Scott and Mrs. Gillian Shephard presented...
    • Agriculture and Forestry (Financial Provisions) (0 speeches)
      Mr. John Gummer, supported by Mr. Secretary Rifkind, Mr. Secretary Hunt, Mr. Francis Maude, Mr. David Maclean and Mr. David Curry presented a Bill to repeal the statutory provisions relating to...
    • Oversea Superannuation (0 speeches)
      Mr. Secretary Hurd, supported by Mrs. Lynda Chalker, Mr. Richard Ryder and Mr. Nicholas Scott presented a Bill to authorise the making of schemes under section 2 of the Overseas Pension Act 1973...
    • Criminal Justice (0 speeches)
      Mr. Secretary Waddington, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. John MacGregor, Mr. Secretary Rifkind, Mr. Secretary Hunt and Mr. John Patten presented a Bill to...
    • Armed Forces (0 speeches)
      Mr. Secretary King, supported by Mr. Secretary Waddington, Mr. Secretary Waldegrave, Mr. Attorney-General and Mr. Archie Hamilton presented a Bill to continue the Army Act 1955, the Air Force Act...
    • Representation of the People (0 speeches)
      Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, supported by Mr. Secretary Waddington, Mr. Secretary Rifkind, Mr. Secretary Brooke, Mr. Norman Lamont, Mr. Secretary Hunt, Mr. Secretary Ryder, Mr. Francis Maude...
    • STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS, &c. (1 speech)
      I understand that the first of the statutory instruments—the draft Code of Audit Practice for England and Wales—is not moved. With the leave of the House, I shall put together the...
    • International Monetary Fund (0 speeches)
      That the draft International Monetary Fund (Increase in Subscription) Order 1990 be referred to a Standing Committee on Statutory Instruments, &c.—[Mr. Nicholas Baker.]
    • Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) (0 speeches)
      That the draft Criminal Justice (Confiscation) (Northern Ireland) Order 1990 be referred to a Standing Committee on Statutory Instruments, &c.—[Mr. Nicholas Baker.]
    • Planning Applications (Fees) (0 speeches)
      That the draft Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications and Deemed Applications) (Amendment) Regulations 1990 be referred to a Standing Committee on Statutory Instruments,...
    • Planning Applications (Fees) (Scotland) (0 speeches)
      That the draft Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications and Deemed Applications) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 1990 be referred to a Standing Committee on Statutory Instruments,...
    • Business of the House (0 speeches)
      Ordered,
  • Orders of the Day — Debate on the Address (0 speeches)
    • Second Day (0 speeches)
      Order read for resuming adjourned debate on Question [7 November],
    • Foreign Affairs and Defence (81 speeches)
      I hope that the House will forgive me if I leave the Chamber before the end of this debate, as I have an engagement that I cannot escape. Perhaps the House will also forgive me if I do not follow...
    • BROADCASTING, &c. (0 speeches)
      Ordered,
    • House of Commons (Services) (0 speeches)
      Ordered,
    • Privileges (0 speeches)
      Ordered,
  • Orders of the Day — Car Crime (6 speeches)
    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Sackville]