House of Commons debates

Thursday, 8 November 1990

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

    • New Writs

      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

    • Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions)

      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

      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

      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)

      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

      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

      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

      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

      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

      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)

      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)

      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)

      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

      Ordered,

  • Orders of the Day — Debate on the Address

  • Orders of the Day — Car Crime

    6 speeches

    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Sackville]

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