House of Commons debates

Monday, 13 July 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

    • Milk

      4 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what arrangements have been made to co-ordinate the production of milk from plant life now developed at the Lucas Garden Centre at Langley,...

    • In-calf Cows

      6 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what estimate he has made of the number of in-calf cows which have either been slaughtered in this country or exported abroad for slaughter...

      Meat Commodity Commission

      12 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will take steps to set up a meat commodity commission to ensure a more even flow of supplies to the consumer and to examine methods of...

      Forestry Commission (Timber Sales)

      14 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what was the value of purchases from Forestry Commission woodlands by the National Coal Board and the Post Office in the last financial...

      Covent Garden Market

      8 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food when Covent Garden Market will be moved from its present site to Nine Elms.

      Agricultural Subsidies

      8 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he is satisfied that agricultural subsidies are paid to farmers most in need of them; and what steps he proposes to take to ensure that...

      Sugar

      6 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will give the home trade prices per hundredweight of sugar charged by the Sugar Board from May 1963 to the latest available date, and...

      Deficiency Payments (Cereals)

      6 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many late claims from farmers for deficiency payments were received during the last financial year; what was the amount of money...

      Agricultural Workers (Earnings and Working Hours)

      8 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will state at current values and at constant values the average weekly earnings of regular whole-time adult male agricultural workers...

      Beef Subsidy

      4 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will consider increasing the supply of home-killed beef by raising the minimum weight at which young animals become eligible for subsidy.

      Meat (Home Production)

      5 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what percentage of beef, pig meat, mutton, and lamb, consumed in this country, was produced in Great Britain, at the latest available date,...

      Food Prices

      19 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food by how much in the £ sterling food prices have increased since October, 1951, until June, 1964; and what has been the increase for each...

      Western Egg Pasteurising Company Limited

      10 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what complaints he has received as to the manner in which the British Egg Marketing Board granted exclusive rights to 12 processors to...

      Foot-and-Mouth Disease

      6 speeches

      Mr. B. Harrison: asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many outbreaks of foot-and-mouth disease have occurred in Great Britain since 1952; and how much the disease has cost...

      Intensive Livestock Husbandry

      10 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what foodstuffs now on sale for public consumption are produced at factory farms.

      Protection of Animals

      10 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what progress he has made in drawing up regulations for the protection of animals in markets.

      Foodstuffs (Colouring Matter)

      6 speeches

      Mrs. Butler: asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what action he intends to take on the report of the Food Standards Committee on colouring matters; and if he will make a statement.

      Eggs

      7 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will state the number of tons of second-grade eggs, and the value, held by the Egg Marketing Board on the latest available date.

      Hill Farming

      8 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will make a statement on future policy for hill farming.

      Small Farmer Scheme

      4 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food on how many farms he has approved a second small farmer scheme.

      Farms

      5 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what has been the decrease in the number of farms in the United Kingdom since 1951.

      Meat Marketing (Report)

      8 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food when he will announce his conclusions on the Verdon Smith Report on Meat Marketing.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Employment

    • South-East Study

      7 speeches

      asked the Minister of Labour what was the nature of the information supplied by his Department for the preparation of the South-East Study; and, in particular, how far it dealt with migration of...

  • Post Office (Dispute)

    21 speeches

    Mr. Mason (by Private Notice) asked the Postmaster-General whether he would make a statement about the dispute in the Post Office.

  • Palace of Westminster

    132 speeches

    3.45 p.m.

  • Industrial Development, Blaydon

    3 speeches

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

What is this?

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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