Thursday, 9 July 1970
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
Order for Third Reading read.
Order for consideration, as amended, read.
Mr. Secretary Campbell presented a Bill to confirm a Provisional Order under Section 7 of the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act 1936, relating to the Lake of Menteith Fisheries: And...
Ordered,That Mr. Ronald Brown, Captain Walter Elliot, Mr. Nicholas Scott, and Mr. Frederick Willey be members of the Committee of Selection.—[Mr. Humphrey Atkins.]
asked the Minister of Overseas Development if he will make a statement on the restoration of aid to Lesotho.
asked the Minister of Overseas Development whether he will make a statement on Her Majesty's Government's policy in relation to the Pearson and Jackson Reports.
asked the Minister of Overseas Development what is his policy regarding the aid target of 1 per cent. of the gross national product.
asked the Minister of Overseas Development whether he will reconsider the decision of his predecessor not to assume responsibility for the pension of Mr. Y. Alawi who served British...
asked the Minister of Overseas Development whether he will publish a White Paper setting out the Government's overseas aid and development policy.
asked the Minister of Overseas Development what has been the increase in the cost of living since the last increase in rates of pay for those serving in the Gilbert and Ellice Islands.
asked the Minister of Overseas Development what are the comparable rates of pay after tax for British and French public servants serving in the condominium of the New Hebrides; and what has been...
asked the Minister of Overseas Development if he will make a statement about the resumption of aid for Tanzania.
asked the Minister of Overseas Development if he will consult with the officers responsible for the British Volunteer Programme with a view to providing for an exchange of volunteers between this...
asked the Minister of Overseas Development how many qualified teachers and people in Voluntary Service Overseas are at present working under the sponsorship of his Department in the educational...
asked the Minister of Overseas Development if he will make a statement on a study course sponsored by his Department to be held by the Institute of Development Studies at Sussex University for...
asked the Secretary of State for Employment and Productivity if he will introduce legislation to make joint safety committees in industry compulsory.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment and Productivity if he will take steps to reduce the number of accidents and health hazards in industry.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment and Productivity what estimate he has made of the level of unemployment at the end of the year.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment and Productivity what initiatives he has taken to negotiate between the Co-operative Insurance Society and their agents during the current dispute.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment and Productivity when he intends to introduce legislation for the reform of the trades unions.
asked the Attorney-General why he has decided against further investigations into the alleged massacre in 1948 of Chinese civilians by British troops in Malaysia.
asked the Attorney-General when he expects to receive the Law Commission's report on the Limitation Act 1963; if he will consider an early deadline for completion of these reports; and if he will...
asked the Attorney-General if he will raise the upper income limit for eligibility for legal aid.
asked the Prime Minister if he will invite the Heads of Governments of the Common Market countries to visit him.
asked the Prime Minister if he will seek an early opportunity to address the United Nations General Assembly.
asked the Prime Minister what communication he has received from Mr. Ian Smith; and if he will make a statement on Rhodesia.
asked the Prime Minister when he intends to visit Scotland.
asked the Prime Minister whether he will appoint a Minister with sole responsibility for price restraint.
asked the Prime Minister what discussions he has held or intends to hold with Mr. Jack Marshall, the Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand; and to what extent these include matters pertaining to...
asked the Prime Minister what reduction in the number of civil servants is planned; and in what Government Departments these will take place.
asked the Prime Minister whether he will appoint a Government Minister as the permanent United Kingdom representative to the United Nations.
asked the Prime Minister whether he will make an official visit to Glasgow.
asked the Prime Minister if he will pay an official visit to Malaysia.
Will the Leader of the House tell us the business proposed for next week?
Perhaps it will help hon. Members if I remind them that for the debate on Monday, 20th July, on the Second Reading of the Consolidated Fund Bill they may hand in to my office by 9.30 on the...
We shall be debating today the Amendment in the names of the right hon. Gentleman the Leader of the Opposition and his right hon. Friends. I say at the outset that I am sorry that again I must...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Speed.]
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