House of Commons debates

Thursday, 8 April 1965

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Messages from the Queen

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

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Economic Affairs

    • South-West Regional Headquarters

      20 speeches

      asked the First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Economic Affairs if he will state the estimated cost of the proposed regional headquarters for the South-West at Bristol, the...

    • Nationalised Industries

      25 speeches

      asked the First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Economic Affairs whether he will introduce legislation with a view to reforming the present machinery for consumer consultation over...

      Hotel and Catering Industry

      4 speeches

      asked the First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Economic Affairs if he will arrange for the setting up of an Economic Development Committee for the hotel and catering industry.

      Industrialist Advisers

      4 speeches

      asked the First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Economic Affairs what is the total number of industrialists now employed directly or indirectly by his Department in an advisory or...

      Short Brothers and Harland

      10 speeches

      asked the First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Economic Affairs if he has finalised his plans for providing work, other than the manufacture of aircraft, for Messrs Short Brothers...

      South-Western Regional Plan

      11 speeches

      asked the First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Economic Affairs when he expects to publish the south-western regional plan.

      Yorkshire and Humberside

      21 speeches

      asked the First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Economic Affairs what are his plans for the Yorkshire and Humberside region; on what criteria these plans will be based; and whether...

      South-West Regional Development Council

      6 speeches

      asked the First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Economic Affairs by what criteria he intends to establish the South-West Regional Development Board.

      Newspapers

      4 speeches

      asked the First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Economic Affairs whether he will refer the recent increases in the prices of certain national newspapers to the price review body.

      Wages, Salaries and Productivity

      14 speeches

      asked the First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Economic Affairs what estimate he has made of the current underlying rate of increase in productivity; how this compares with the...

      South East Study

      16 speeches

      asked the First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Economic Affairs what progress he is making with his review of the South East Study; and when he expects to complete it.

      Consumer Goods and Foodstuffs

      6 speeches

      asked the First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Economic Affairs what progress he has made in the reduction and stabilisation of prices of household consumer goods and foodstuffs.

      North-East

      9 speeches

      asked the First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Economic Affairs to what extent the regional organisation he has created for the North-East will avail itself of the experience and...

      West Midlands Regional Council

      11 speeches

      asked the First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Economic Affairs what procedures he used to select names for nomination to the Regional Economic Council for the West Midlands.

      Fixed Income Group

      9 speeches

      asked the Prime Minister if he will revise the social security system and the tax system so as to provide greater benefits for those who live on fixed incomes, if necessary by reducing the...

      Rhodesia

      8 speeches

      asked the Prime Minister what consultations he has had with the Rhodesian Government subsequent to the Secretary of State's visit to Rhodesia.

      British Residentsoverseas (Assistance)

      6 speeches

      asked the Prime Minister if he will instruct British representatives in the Commonwealth and in foreign countries to inform him how many British subjects in their areas are destitute or nearly...

      Nuclear-Powered Ship

      9 speeches

      asked the Prime Minister if, in view of the prolonged delay in the provision of a prototype nuclear ship for trial purposes, of doubts regarding the most suitable reactor for the purpose and of...

      Land Reclamation

      8 speeches

      asked the Prime Minister what are the responsibilities of the Minister of Land and Natural Resources in regard to the reclamation of land for which there is no prospect of obtaining planning...

      Sand and Gravel

      8 speeches

      asked the Prime Minister what are the responsibilities of the Minister of Land and Natural Resources in regard to ensuring that there are adequate supplies of sand and gravel to meet the needs of...

      Incomes Policy (Statistical Information)

      10 speeches

      asked the Prime Minister which Government Department will be responsible for supplying the statistical information for the implementation of the Government's income policy.

  • Berlin (Soviet Aircraft)

    8 speeches

    (by Private Notice)asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs if he will make a statement about incidents caused by Russian jet fighters in Berlin.

  • Business of the House

    43 speeches

    May I ask the Leader of the House whether he will state the business of the House for next week?

  • Prices and Incomes Policy

    8 speeches

    With your permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement on prices and incomes policy. Following the signing of the Joint Statement of Intent on Productivity, Prices and Incomes,...

  • Ways and Means

    Considered in Committee [Progress, 7th April].

  • Amendment of the Law

    Question again proposed,That it is expedient to amend the law with respect to the National Debt and the public revenue and to make further provision in connection with finance, so, however, that...

  • Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation

    152 speeches

    3.58 p.m.

  • Preston Police (Former Chief Superintendent)

    2 speeches

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

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