House of Commons debates

Tuesday, 17 November 1959

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Message from the Queen

    • Ministers of the Crown

      The VICE-CHAMBERLAIN OF THE HOUSEHOLD reported Her Majesty's Answer to the Address, as follows:

  • Private Business

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Local Government

    • Second-hand Car Markets

      2 speeches

      asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs if he will amend the Use Classes Order made under the Town and Country Planning Act, 1947, so as to enable...

    • Smoke Control Areas

      4 speeches

      asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs if he is aware that the purposes and operation of the Clean Air Act are being thwarted by the shortage of...

      River Thames (Pollution and Flooding)

      10 speeches

      asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs what progress he has made in reducing the pollution of the River Thames and the stench from it in the vicinity of...

      Litter

      6 speeches

      asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs what results have so far been achieved by the Litter Act; and if he is satisfied that all local authorities are...

      Coast Protection, Newbiggin-by-the-Sea

      4 speeches

      asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs whether he will make a statement on the action he will take on the urgent coast protection proposals submitted by...

      Private Street Works (Survey)

      8 speeches

      asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs (1) to what extent the committee investigating private street works has examined the situation in...

      Mr. J. M. Davidson

      4 speeches

      asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs what was the date on which he sent to Mr. J. M. Davidson of Swanbridge, Glamoganshire, a complete list of Cardiff...

      Brecon Beacons

      4 speeches

      asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs when he will give his approval to the agreement for the setting up of the Joint Advisory Committee to administer...

      Ty'n-y-Coed Hotel, Capel Curig (Annexe)

      11 speeches

      asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs on what grounds he decided to allow the annexe of the Ty'n-y-Coed Hotel, Capel Curig, to be registered as a club...

      Atmospheric Pollution, Tees-side

      4 speeches

      asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs what consideration he has given to the serious effects of atmospheric pollution on Tees-side; and what action he...

      Water Supplies

      10 speeches

      asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs, what steps he is taking to secure a more rational distribution of water; and whether he will consider the...

      Broiler Houses

      4 speeches

      asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs whether he is yet in a position to make a statement about the consultations he is having with the Minister of...

      Scientific Societies Act

      9 speeches

      asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister of Welsh Affairs whether, in view of recent judicial decisions, he will introduce legislation to amend the Scientific Societies...

      Piccadilly Circus

      14 speeches

      asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs if the development proposals for the northern sector of Piccadilly Circus have yet been submitted to him for his...

      Employment, Milford Haven

      4 speeches

      asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs what steps he has taken to provide employment in the Milford Haven area when the present construction work on the...

      Poole Power Station

      4 speeches

      asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs what consultation he is having with the Electricity Authority in order to prevent the danger to health arising...

      Planning Inquiries

      4 speeches

      asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs on how many occasions during the past year he has rejected the advice of his inspectors who have conducted public...

      The Lockers, Hemel Hempstead (Purchase)

      4 speeches

      asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs whether he is aware of public concern at the proposed purchase by the borough of Hemel Hempstead of The Lockers,...

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Housing

    • Council Estates (Motor Cars)

      2 speeches

      asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs what inquiries he has made into the problem of road congestion in council estates by private motor cars belonging...

    • Municipal Housing

      6 speeches

      asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs what action he will take to encourage local authorities to increase the number of municipal houses under...

      Old People, Birmingham

      12 speeches

      asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs how many small dwellings, especially for old people to rent, have been provided by the Birmingham City Council...

      Slum Clearance

      10 speeches

      asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs whether he is aware that certain local authorities are in difficulty in dealing with urgent rehousing cases...

      Personal Case

      4 speeches

      asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs whether he is aware that Mrs. Schofield of Clackwell Street, Rochdale Road, Oldham, is living in a house of one...

      Ipswich

      5 speeches

      asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs what recommendations he has made in reply to the communication from the Ipswich Council concerning the terms...

      Interest Rates

      8 speeches

      asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs if he is aware that the raising of interest rates on housing loans is forcing many local authorities to raise...

      Decontrol

      7 speeches

      asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs if he will amend the Rent Act so as to prevent houses becoming decontrolled when changes of tenants occur.

      Subsidies

      8 speeches

      Mrs. Butler: asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs how many local authorities have received increased subsidies for housing to meet special needs...

      Brick Supplies

      4 speeches

      Mrs. Butler: asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs what is the number of local authority housing schemes which have been delayed because of the...

      Rents

      4 speeches

      Miss Lee: asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs if he will introduce legislation to enable local authorities to purchase houses or blocks of flats...

      Thermal Insulation

      4 speeches

      asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs whether his advisory committee has yet approved the final terms of the revised and strengthened model building...

      Salford

      4 speeches

      asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs how many council houses and flats have been built in the city of Salford in twelve months to the latest...

      Council House Building

      21 speeches

      asked the Minister of Housing and Local Government and Minister for Welsh Affairs how many local authorities have ceased to build rented houses since the raising of interest rates on housing...

  • Questions to Ministers

    17 speeches

    On a point of order. You will recall, Mr. Speaker, that this is the third occasion now in two weeks when I and, I suppose, a large number of other right hon. and hon. Members have come here to...

  • Business of the House

    Proceedings of the Committee on Betting and Gaming [Money] exempted, at this day's Sitting, from the provisions of Standing Order No. 1 (Sittings of the House).—[Mr. R. A. Butler.]

  • Small Business Dwelling Houses

    1 speech

    3.40 p.m.

    • Small Business Dwelling Houses

      Bill to prohibit the recovery of possession, except by legal proceedings, of certain dwelling-houses partly used for business purposes released from control by subsection (1) of section eleven of...

  • Orders of the Day — Betting and Gaming Bill

    101 speeches

    Order read for resuming adjourned debate on Question [16th November], That the Bill be now read a Second time.

  • Orders of the Day — Betting and Gaming [Money]

    10 speeches

    [Queen's Recommendation signified.]

  • Orders of the Day — Immigration from the Commonwealth

    12 speeches

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

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Debates in the House of Commons are an opportunity for MPs from all parties to scrutinise government legislation and raise important local, national or topical issues.

And sometimes to shout at each other.

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