Tuesday, 11 July 1967
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
Lords Amendments considered and agreed to.
Read the Third time and passed, with Amendments.
As amended, considered; to be read the Third time.
As amended, considered; to be read the Third time.
Read a Second time and committed.
asked the Minister of Technology what progress he has made in his study regarding the need to provide a suitable cross-Channel hovercraft terminal in south-east England; what are his conclusions;...
asked the Minister of Technology whether he has assessed the suitability of Pegwell Bay as a site from the point of view of the technical operation of hovercraft; and what is the result of this...
asked the Minister of Technology what cases of overcharging on Government contracts he is investigating.
asked the Minister of Technology what arrangements are being made to finance the production of the Concord aircraft for airline service; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Minister of Technology what research and development work he is sponsoring in connection with data transmission techniques and the establishment of a computer grid; and what is the...
asked the Minister of Technology what has been the outcome of his consultations with the Minister of Transport on the proposals of the National Research and Development Corporation to develop the...
asked the Minister of Technology what action he will take to emphasise the international aspect of aviation development and achievement at the next and subsequent exhibitions at Farnborough.
asked the Minister of Technology if he will publish the report, prepared at the request of his Department by members of the staff of the Atomic Energy Authority Weapons Group, on the rôle...
asked the Minister of Technology what plans he has to extend hovercraft research and development designed to produce fast 4,000 ton-plus hoverships for trans-ocean transport of passengers and freight.
asked the Minister of Technology what plans he has to promote international co-operation on a European basis in the technology of the development of the sea-bed; and what reply he has made to the...
asked the Minister of Technology if he will make a statement indicating the effective development of technology in Scotland, the organisation and increase of staff in the Industrial Liaison...
asked the Minister of Technology when it is intended to publish the White Paper on technology in the context of British entry to the European Economic Community.
asked the Minister of Technoloy what action he now proposes to take to bring about the merger between the airframe and missile interests of Hawker Siddeley and the British Aircraft Corporation.
asked the Minister of Technology if he is satisfied with the apportionment of Governmental support as between Great Britain's scientific and commercial space efforts; and if he will make a...
asked the Minister of Technology whether he will name the computer manufacturing companies with which he has discussed, and from which he has obtained, tenders for the construction of a third...
asked the Minister of Technology whether he will make a statement about the current use of British research into the centrifugal method of separating U-235.
asked the Minister of Technology whether he will make a statement about the scope of the French technological contribution to the Anglo-French variable geometry aircraft.
asked the Minister of Technology whether he has yet decided to present an annual report of his Department's affairs to Parliament.
Mr. Bob Brown: asked the Minister of Technology what plans he has for the siting of a Government civil research establishment in the Northern Region; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Minister of Technology whether he will make a statement on the European airbus.
asked the Minister of Technology what studies he has made of the likely expansion of air freight traffic; and what encouragement he will give to the British aviation industry to compete in this field.
asked the Minister of Technology what further powers he will be seeking to assist in the modernisation of industry.
asked the Minister of Technology what proposals he has to co-operate with the director general of the National Economic Development Council to recruit British graduates now working in North America.
asked the Minister of Technology whether he will make a statement on the progress of grouping arrangements in the shipbuilding industry.
asked the Minister of Technology what plans he has for the development in the United Kingdom of variable geometry aircraft.
asked the Minister of Technology what aircraft will be the core of the British aircraft construction industry in the 1970s.
asked the Minister of Technology how many people were informed of his decision to terminate the services of the chairman of Short Brothers and Harland, before the chairman himself was informed.
asked the Minister of Technology what research is being undertaken to establish the degree of distortion in the reading of magnetic compasses resulting from ferrous deposits in the ground.
asked the Minister of Technology why National Research Development Corporation support is being withheld from the company, Computer Technology.
asked the Prime Minister if he will now invite the Heads of Government of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries to a conference to discuss new methods of collectivising their nuclear...
asked the Prime Minister if he will make a statement on the consequences of the explosion of an H-bomb by Communist China in relation to the search for agreement on a nuclear non-proliferation...
asked the Prime Minister if he will make a statement on the talks between Lord Alport and representatives of the illegal régime in Rhodesia.
asked the Prime Minister what steps he will take to co-ordinate the work of the various Government Departments concerned with policy towards Aden and South Arabia.
I will, with permission, now answer Question Nos. 33, 35, 37, 38, 41 and 45. As the House knows, Shorts has been through some difficult years. After close and detailed re-examination of its...
Mr. Tilney (by Private Notice) asked the Commonwealth Secretary whether he will make a statement about the safety of Britons in Nigeria and British interests there following the outbreak of civil war.
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a short business statement. As the House will already have seen from the Order Paper, the business for today has been rearranged so that after...
Ordered,That this day Business other than the Business of Supply may be taken before Ten o'clock.—[Mr. Crossman.]
Matters of the Reports of the Committee on Scottish Salmon and Trout Fisheries and the Report of the Highland Transport Board on Highland Transport Services, being matters relating exclusively to...
[25TH ALLOTTED DAY] [2nd Series],—considered.
As amended (in the Standing Committee), further considered.
I beg to move Amendment No. 28, in page 5, line 8, at the end to insert: (5) Subsection (4) of section 16 of the Prices and Incomes Act 1966 shall cease to have effect. Section 16 of the 1966 Act...
I beg to move Amendment No. 41, in page 8, line 16, to leave out from 'the' to the end of line 19 and to insert '31st December 1967'. This is an attempt to limit the effects of the Bill, which...
Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Fitch.]
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