Monday, 8 July 1963
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. Speaker in the Chair]
asked the Minister of Labour how many unemployed disabled persons were registering at Blaydon-on-Tyne employment exchange in June, 1963; and how this compares with the figures for June last year.
asked the Minister of Labour when he hopes to be able to de-casualise dock labour in the United Kingdom.
asked the Minister of Labour whether he will take steps to expand the Youth Employment Service so as to provide comprehensive vocational guidance for young people entering employment, and to...
asked the Minister of Labour how many retired officers from the Services are now on his Department's books; and how many have been on them for six months or more.
asked the Minister of Labour how many unemployed boys and girls there now are in the Northern Region; how many there were on the same date last year; and how many have been placed in training...
asked the Minister of Labour how many youths and girls were registered as unemployed in the burghs of Clydebank and Kirkintilloch, respectively, at the latest available date; and what steps he is...
asked the Minister of Labour if the fair wages agreement, which requires recognition of trades unions, applies to firms contracting with nationalised industries and services in the same way as...
asked the Minister of Labour what instructions he has given to deal with redundancies at Swindon British Railways workshops which will affect boiler makers for whom other local employment is not...
asked the Minister of Labour how many men are being trained in all Government retraining centres; and what proportion of them are training in the skills of building.
asked the Minister of Labour how many men and women, respectively, were wholly unemployed, and how many were unemployed on at least one day a week, in the Rotherham Employment Exchange area at...
asked the Minister of Labour what was the rate of unemployment at the employment exchanges of Coatbridge, Airdrie and Wishaw, at the latest available date and at the same time last year.
asked the Minister of Labour what was the insured population in the area covered by Shotts Employment Exchange in the month of June in each of the years 1951, 1961 and 1963.
asked the Minister of Labour what information he has from his factory inspectors as to whether the provision of a supply of clean running hot and cold or warm water is now available in all factories.
asked the Minister of Labour whether, in view of the increasing number of complex chemical substances used in industry which cause irritation of the skin, he will make industrial dermatitis a...
asked the Minister of Labour how many persons were at the latest available date registered unemployed at the Brook Green, Edgware Road, Hackney and Holloway exchanges; and what were the...
asked the Minister of Labour how many persons were registered as unemployed at the Brixton ex- change at the latest available date; and what was the corresponding figure last year.
asked the Minister of Labour how many redundancies among workers in Glasgow have been reported to his Department over the year up to the latest convenient date.
asked the Minister of Labour when he proposes to publish the 1961 Annual Report of his Department.
asked the Minister of Labour how many Scottish engineering craftsmen have been assisted under the Resettlement Transfer Scheme over the past three years to find employment in England.
asked the Minister of Labour what proportion of his youth employment offices in Scotland reported difficulties in the placing of boys in suitable employment; and what advice he gave to those so...
asked the Minister of Labour what plans he has to find employment for redundant railway workers in Scotland.
asked the Minister of Labour how many building trade workers are currently unemployed in Scotland; and what was the corresponding figure for last year.
asked the Minister of Labour what was the total of unemployed in the North-East at the end of June; how this figure compares with that of 12 months ago; and what percentage rate it represents.
asked the Minister of Labour how many shipyard workers were employed in Govan in 1953 and in 1963.
The following Questions stood upon the Order Paper:
Ordered,That this day Business other than the Business of Supply may be taken before Ten o'clock.—[Mr. Redmayne.]
Tourism in Wales and Monmouthshire, being a matter relating exclusively to Wales and Monmouthshire, referred to the Welsh Grand Committee for their consideration.—[Sir K. Joseph.]
[24th Allotted Day]
Motion made, and Question proposed.That a further sum not exceeding £25 be granted to Her Majesty, towards defraying the charges for the year ending on the 31st day of March, 1964, for the...
As amended, further considered.
I beg to move, in page 49, line 20, after"recreation" to insert: except motor-boating and water ski-ing". With your permission, Mr. Deputy-Speaker, and if the House thinks it convenient, I should...
Again considered in Committee.
Proceedings on the Lords Amendments to the British Museum Bill exempted, at this day's Sitting, from the provisions of Standing Order No. 1 (Sittings of the House).—[Mr. Hughes-Young.]
Lords Amendments considered.
Lords Amendment: In page 3, line 43, at end insert new Clause A: A. The Trustees of the British Museum shall within three years after the commencement of this Act and subsequently at intervals of...
Lords Amendment: In page 4, line 10, after"6" insert:"and section (Reports by Trustees)".
Lords Amendment: In page 6, line 30, leave out the proviso to section 5(1) of".
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. I. Fraser.]
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