House of Commons debates

Monday, 2 March 1964

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

    • Agricultural Market Development Executive

      7 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what proportion of the funds available to the Agricultural Market Development Executive has so far been applied for; and how much has been...

    • Milk

      24 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food when he intends to renew Statutory Instrument, No. 973 of 1963, fixing the retail price of milk.

      Fluoroacetamide

      10 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what conclusions he has reached as to the cause of the death of about 100 domestic pets in the Merthyr Tydvil area after being fed from the...

      Meat and Cereals

      11 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will make a statement about the breakdown of the talks on meat imports into the United Kingdom.

      Live Sheep Exports (North Africa)

      16 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will take steps to stop the export of sheep to North Africa, in view of the fact that they are destined for ritual slaughter and have...

      Small Farmer Scheme

      5 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many farmers in Staffordshire have applied for help under the Small Farmer Scheme; how many applications have been rejected; and what are...

      Sugar Beet Production Machinery (Prices)

      4 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food why he does not keep records of actual prices paid by farmers for sugar beet production machinery in the light of the refusal of the...

      Fowl Pest

      6 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will state the cost to the Exchequer of supplying cheap vaccine for treating poultry against fowl pest during the last financial year;...

      Potatoes

      12 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what is the estimated amount, in tons, of potatoes that will be licensed for import into this country during the next six months.

      Warble Fly

      9 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food whether he is aware that the warble fly infestation is continuing to cause damage to hides which have been affected by this pest; and what...

      Agricultural Chemicals Approval Scheme

      6 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food whether, in view of the decrease in the wild bird and the insect population, he will give greater publicity to the Agricultural Chemicals...

      Covent Garden Market (Site)

      9 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if the Covent Garden Market Authority has now completed its studies of all the possible alternative sites for the Market; what...

      Oyster Industry

      6 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what sums have been paid out since the winter of 1962–63 to oyster planters to assist them with the clearing and restocking of oyster...

      Blackcurrants

      6 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will state the acreage of blackcurrants grown in the years 1955, 1958, and 1963; and what is the estimated acreage for 1964.

      Fishing Industry

      12 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what proposals he has for assisting the British fishing industry which is now having to face reduced fishing grounds and an increase in...

      Farm Incomes

      14 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what were the average earnings of farms up to 50 acres and between 51 and 150 acres in the last five years, respectively.

      Freedom from Hunger Campaign

      11 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what contribution Her Majesty's Government proposes to make to the Freedom from Hunger Campaign, in view of the generous public response to...

  • Orders of the Day — Supply

  • Orders of the Day — Defence (Navy) Estimates, 1964–65

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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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