Tuesday, 17 June 1969
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
Read the Third time and passed.
Consideration, as amended, deferred till Thursday at seven o'clock.
asked the Minister of Power what steps he has taken to ensure that advice to consumers on the safe operation of appliances converted to natural gas is adequately publicised.
asked the Minister of Power whether he has now fixed a financial target for the electricity industry for the current financial year.
asked the Minister of Power whether he has now finished his consideration of the Report of the Wilson Committee, Command Paper No. 3960; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Minister of Power whether he has completed his consideration of measures to protect from overcharging those who consume electricity through privately installed meters; and what steps he...
asked the Minister of Power what contributions his Department makes to the work of the Economic Commission for Europe and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
asked the Minister of Power what further progress has been made with studies of joint reading of electricity and gas meters; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Minister of Power what is the result of his consultations on the use of household and industrial refuse as a source of energy for domestic and industrial district heating; and what...
Mr. Edward M. Taylor: asked the Minister of Power what is the average price of smokeless fuel in Scotland and England, respectively.
asked the Minister of Power whether he will now make a statement on revised steel prices and their estimated effects on steel imports which continue to rise.
asked the Minister of Power whether he will now make a statement on the imports substitution value of North Sea gas for 1969–70 and the prospects for the 1970s; how much imported and how...
asked the Minister of Power upon what criteria he decides whether to refer to the National Board for Prices and Incomes a proposal for a price increase by one of the nationalised energy industries.
asked the Minister of Power in view of the Hunt Committee Report, if he will define the precise area of the Yorkshire Coalfield and to what extent it will be treated as continuing into...
asked the Minister of Power if he is satisfied as to the action being taken to promote coal exports from undistributed stocks; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Minister of Power what was the total demand for smokeless fuels last winter; and how this compares with demand in the previous winter.
asked the Minister of Power if he will make a statement on the use of colliery waste materials.
asked the Minister of Power if he will estimate the extra annual consumption of coal for each additional 1 per cent. rate of growth in the gross national product.
asked the Prime Minister if he will convene another meeting with representatives of the Trades Union Congress under his chairmanship.
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a short business statement. On Thursday, 19th June, the 22nd Allotted Supply Day, the subject for debate will be on the Implementation of the...
Bill to amend the law regarding the protection of animals, presented accordingly, and read the First time; to be read a Second time upon Friday next and to be printed. [Bill 176.]
Before I call on the hon. and learned Member for Northampton (Mr. Paget), I would point out to the House that many hon. Members wish to speak today. If we are to have a fair representation of the...
Order for Second Reading read.
Ordered,That the Proceedings on the National Insurance (No. 2) Bill and the Tanzania Bill [Lords] may be entered upon and proceeded with at this day's Sitting at any hour, though...
Question again proposed, That the Bill be now read a Second time.
Queen's Recommendation having been signified—
Considered in Committee.
Question proposed. That the Clause stand part of the Bill.
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Ernest G. Perry.]
Tuesday, 17th June, 1969
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