Thursday, 20 January 1972
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
asked the Minister of State for Defence what provision has been made in the current Defence Estimates for replacement, improvement, modernisation or modification of the warheads of the missiles...
asked the Minister of State for Defence if he will make a further statement on the progress of the operation of the British Army in Ulster.
asked the Minister of State for Defence whether, having regard to the depletion of infantry units in the British Army of the Rhine and elsewhere, on account of the situation in Northern Ireland,...
asked the Minister of State for Defence if he will reduce the proportion of Meteorological Office expenditure devoted to long-range weather forecasting.
asked the Minister of State for Defence if he will make a a statement on the policy conclusions arising out of major Royal Air Force training exercises in the autumn of 1971.
asked the Minister of State for Defence whether he will make a progress report on productivity negotiations in the Royal Naval Dockyard. Portsmouth.
asked the Minister of State for Defence if he will now make a statement on the allocation of aircraft repair work between industry and defence establishments.
asked the Minister of State for Defence how the costs charged to British civilians who are inadvertently obliged to stay in British military hospitals abroad are assessed.
asked the Minister of State for Defence how many Shackleton aircraft are now in service with the Royal Air Force; and how soon he expects them to be phased out.
asked the Minister of State for Defence what action is being taken to improve the fisheries protection afforded by the Royal Navy.
asked the Minister of State for Defence what categories of personnel are receiving training involving the use of electronic noise machines; and what qualifications, if any, they are required to...
asked the Minister of State for Defence if he will make a statement on the arrangements for the accommodation and welfare of the families of Servicemen evacuated from Malta.
asked the Minister of State for Defence how many British Servicemen have been killed or injured in the area of Dhofar and the South Yemen during the past year; and whether he will make a statement.
asked the Minister of State for Defence what is the average time the wives of Royal Air Force personnel have to wait for a married quarter in Western Europe within two miles of where their...
asked the Minister of State for Defence if the Royal Navy has completed trials with the Harrier; if a requirement for these aircraft has been stated; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Minister of State for Defence if he will outline the programme for the building of new buildings and the reconstruction of old buildings in Her Majesty's Dockyard, Devonport, for the...
asked the Prime Minister whether he will seek to have an official meeting with the Prime Ministers of Norway, Denmark and Eire.
On the assumption that the Government have not done the decent thing and resigned by then—[Interruption.]—may I ask the Leader of the House to state the business intended for next week?
I beg to ask leave to move the Adjournment of the House for the purpose of discussing a specific and important matter which should have urgent consideration, namely, the announcement today of the...
Members successful in the Ballot were:Mr. Buchanan.Mr. Tom Boardman.Mr. Haselhurst.
Mr. Secretary Davies, supported by Mr. Michael Noble, Mr. Richard Wood, Mr. Terence L. Higgins, and Mr. Anthony Grant, presented (under Standing Order No. 91 (Procedure upon Bills whose main...
Mr. Secretary Davies, supported by Mr. Secretary Campbell, Mr. Secretary Peter Thomas, Sir John Eden, Mr. Patrick Jenkin and Mr. Nicholas Ridley, presented a Bill to increase the statutory limits...
Dame Joan Vickers, supported by Mr. Ernie Money, Dame Patricia Hornsby-Smith, Mr. Edward Gardner, Mr. Michael Meacher, Mr. Edward Bishop, Mr. Leo Abse, and Mr. Laurie Pavitt, presented a Bill to...
[7TH ALLOTTED DAY],—considered.
Before I call the right hon. Member for Stepney (Mr. Shore) to move the Motion, I have to inform the House that I have selected the Amendment which stands in the name of the Prime Minister and...
Order for Second Reading read.
Queen's Recommendation having been signified—
Mr. William Whitelaw— the Motion on Parliamentary Questions.
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Gray.]
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