House of Commons debates

Monday, 6 March 1972

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

    • Malta

      9 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether he will make a statement on Great Britain's relations with Malta.

    • Rhodesia

      44 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether he will now pay another visit to Salisbury.

      Individual Petition

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether the United Kingdom has renewed the right of individual petition under Article 25 of the European Convention of Human...

      Iceland (Fishing Limits)

      9 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what further proposals he has received from the Icelandic Government regarding their decision to extend their fishing limits in...

      European Security Conference

      11 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will now make a further statement on the European conference on security and on the reasons for the delay in convening, it.

      European Free Trade Association

      7 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent discussions he has had with those European Free Trade Association States which are not seeking full membership of the...

      Overseas Students (Married Accommodation)

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, in view of the greater demand for married as opposed to single overseas student accommodation, if he will allocate to married...

      China

      9 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will now seek to make an official visit to the People's Republic of China.

      Italian Foreign Minister (Meeting)

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs when he next proposes to meet the Italian Foreign Minister.

      Cento and Afghanistan

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether he will seek to arrange a parliamentary delegation to visit the countries of CENTO and also Afghanistan.

      Gibraltar and Falkland Islands

      7 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what representations from foreign Powers he has received since June, 1970, for ceding, respectively, Gibraltar to Spain and the...

      Hong Kong

      10 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether he will make a statement about his recent official visit to Hong Kong.

      European Movement

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what proportion of the £7,500 paid by Her Majesty's Government to the European Movement during the country. wide discussions...

      Portuguese Foreign Secretary (Visit)

      16 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether he will make a statement on the purpose of the invitation to the Portuguese Foreign Secretary to visit Great Britain.

      South Korea

      4 speeches

      Mr. R. C. Mitchell: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what were the results of his discussions with the South Korean Government; and if he will make a statement.

      Pakistan (Returned British Citizens)

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what is the present position of British subjects flown home from Pakistan at the time of the crisis and who now want to return.

      Passport Office (Scottish Banknotes)

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will instruct the Passport Office to accept notes issued by the Royal Bank of Scotland.

      Indonesia

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what is the latest estimate of British aid to Indonesia for any convenient current period of time.

      Co-operative Development

      2 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many educational courses or seminars for persons involved in the development of co-operative systems of economic and social...

      Ghana

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether he is now able to make a statement as regards the default by Ghana on some of her obligations and the effect

      Tanzania

      9 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether he will make a statement on the estimated value of official capital and technical assistance to Tanzania during the...

      Seychelles

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what plans exist for the development of tourism in the Seychelles.

      European Development Fund

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs when Great Britain will pay its first contribution to the European Development Fund; and how many developing countries of the...

      U.N.C.T.a.D.

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will now make a statement on the proposals Britain is putting forward at the third session of the United Nations Conference...

  • Hovercraft Accident

    13 speeches

    (by Private Notice) asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will make a statement on the hovercraft disaster which occurred last Saturday with loss of life.

  • Coal Industry

    38 speeches

    With permission, Mr. Speaker, I will make a statement about coal. The major financial problems which now face the National Coal Board are being urgently considered. Clearly, the cost of the...

  • Northern Ireland

    6 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. On Saturday last a terrible and indefensible bombing incident took place in Belfast which killed two people and injured 136 others. Is this not a serious enough...

  • European Communities Bill

    211 speeches

    3.58 p.m.

  • Aircraft (Noise Certification)

    43 speeches

    10.13 p.m.

  • Race Relations and Immigration

    Ordered,That Mr. Roland Moyle be discharged from the Select Committee on Race Relations and Immigration and that Mr. Guy Barnett be added to the Committee.—[Mr. Fortescue.]

    • Adjournment

      Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Fortescue.]

  • Fisheries Limits (Irish Sea)

    4 speeches

    11.43 p.m.

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