Thursday, 3 July 1969
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
asked the Postmaster-General if he is aware of the widespread evasion of the payment of car radio licence fees; and what steps he intends to take to reduce such evasion.
asked the Postmaster-General when the transmission of Radio One will be extended to cover the Furness area.
asked the Postmaster-General if he will extend to the deaf the television licence fee concession which is now granted to the blind.
asked the Postmaster-General what steps he proposes to take to enable the British Broadcasting Corporation to combine solvency with high standards of public service broadcasting.
asked the Postmaster-General if he will introduce legislation to enable him to issue directions to the broadcasting authorities about the types of programme to be shown on days when local...
asked the Postmaster-General if he will extend the provisions of the Old Persons' Home Broadcast Receiving Licence Regulation to cover Cheshire Homes.
asked the Postmaster-General if he will now make a statement on the review of the local radio experiment.
asked the Postmaster-General whether he will include in this year's Christmas issue a 4d. stamp to encourage the sending of Christmas cards.
asked the Postmaster-General what percentage of letters destined for areas in which postal codes are in operation bear such code markings.
asked the Postmaster-General what steps he is taking to improve postal deliveries in Harpenden.
asked the Postmaster-General (1) whether he is aware that 28 pensioners, aged 65 to 83 years, many infirm and without supplementary pensions, are paying up to 5s. weekly, travelling by bus to...
asked the Postmaster-General what plans he has to abolish the Winchester postmark; and whether he will make a statement.
asked the Postmaster-General if he will take steps to increase the computerisation of Post Office sorting by providing standard size envelopes already franked for 5d. and 4d. mail at the stamp...
asked the Postmaster-General if he will make a statement on the methods now used to inform winners at all levels of Premium Bond wins and to ensure prizes are claimed; what protection is given to...
asked the Postmaster-General if he is aware that the inclusion of a £5 note in weekly pension payments is inconvenient to many retirement pensioners; and if he will arrange that adequate...
asked the Postmaster-General how many items a year cannot be delivered by the Post Office as a result of bad packing and addressing.
asked the Postmaster-General what is the limit of loss which he proposes to allow the Giro to incur.
Mr. R. C. Mitchell: asked the Postmaster-General what percentage of letters bearing a 4d. stamp is now being delivered three or more days after posting.
asked the Postmaster-General when the extensions to the Winchester Telephone Exchange will be completed.
asked the Postmaster-General what is the capacity currently spare on the Cheltenham Telephone Exchange; in which areas of Cheltenham and Charlton Kings are site conditions delaying the supply of...
asked the Postmaster-General what is the latest position in his discussions with the telecommunications industry on allowing companies to sell telephone apparatus direct to the public.
asked the Prime Minister if he will pay an official visit to the headquarters of the International Labour Office, Geneva, to mark this organisation's 50th anniversary.
asked the Prime Minister whether Her Majesty's Government are now prepared to offer a site in Parliament Square for a statue of the late Sir Winton Churchill thus enabling the formation of a...
asked the Prime Minister what further representations he has received on the proposals outlined in the White Paper, "In Place of Strife", and what replies he has sent.
asked the Prime Minister whether he will accept the recommendations of the first report of the Committee on Management Education, Training and Development; and if he will make a preliminary statement.
asked the Prime Minister if he will make a statement about the Ministerial responsibilities for answering Questions on the various recommendations of the Royal Commission on Local Government in...
asked Minister if he will make an to Swindon.
(by Private Notice)asked the Minister of Transport whether he will make a statement on the dislocation of passenger transport services in London resulting from the dispute on the Underground.
Will the Leader of the House kindly state the business of the House for next week?
Ordered,That this day Business other than the Business of Supply may be taken before Ten o'clock.—[Mr. Peart.]
[25TH ALLOTTED DAY], considered
I wish to announce that I have selected the Amendment to the Motion which stands in the name of the Prime Minister and the names of his right hon. Friends.
Ordered,That the Proceedings on Consideration of the Lords Amendment to the Employer's Liability (Defective Equipment) Bill may be entered upon and proceeded with at this day's Sitting at any...
Lords Amendment considered.
Lords Amendment: In page 2, line 5, at end insert— ' equipment' includes any plant and machinery, vehicle, aircraft and clothing;
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Ernest G. Perry.]
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