Tuesday, 28 March 1972
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
[Prince of Wales's Consent, on behalf of the Duchy of Cornwall, signified.]
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if it is the practice of the Treasury to pay British and foreign nationals for information received concerned with evasion of tax and exchange control...
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what have been the percentage increases in the Retail Price Index compared with six months earlier, for April, 1970, May, 1970, and June, 1970, and for...
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will consider reducing the 45 per cent. purchase tax on deerskins tanned with the hair on to 11¼ per cent. which is the rate for comparable...
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what further consultations he intends to have about his proposals for the introduction of a value-added tax.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will provide a table of the estimated changes in income distribution following the Budget Statement.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer by what percentage the value of the £ sterling has fallen since June, 1970.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his estimate of the total lax relief allowed on mortgages in the last 12 months for which figures are available.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will seek to reconstitute the official portfolio of United States dollar stocks and shares.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if, in the light of recent discussions between the Government and the Trades Union Congress, he will make a further statement on Government policy in...
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what measures he now intends to take to help the long-term unemployed.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his latest estimate of the total reduction in taxation since he became Chancellor, including the measures in his 1972 Budget Statement.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what his latest estimate is of the United Kingdom contribution to the European Economic Community Agricultural Fund, in view of the rise of 8 per cent....
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on the progress of discussions with the International Monetary Fund regarding the repayment of United Kingdom indebtedness...
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will list the companies in which the Government have an outstanding interest in the form of share loans and which have received grants in the past five...
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his estimate of the cost of introducing and issuing a 50p note to replace half of the 50p coins.
asked the Prime Minister if he will take steps to repeal the Royal Marriages Act, 1772.
asked the Prime Minister whether it is his policy to acquire copies of the autobiographies of all former Cabinet Minister for the library of No. 10 Downing Street.
asked the Prime Minister what actions, following his recent discussions with M. Pompidou, he proposes to take with respect to international monetary matters.
asked the Prime Minister whether, in his consultations on the state of the economy, he will meet representatives of the Association of British Chambers of Commerce, in addition to the...
asked the Prime Minister if the public speech of the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry in Blackpool on 11th March on industrial matters represents Government policy.
asked the Prime Minister whether he will decrease the number of Ministers at the Department of Employment.
asked the Prime Minister what progress Her Majesty's Government have made in furthering their policy objective of promoting open Government.
asked the Prime Minister what plans he has for holding regular televised Press conferences.
asked the Prime Minister if he will make a statement on his official talks with the Confederation of British Industry on jobs, prices and inflation.
With your permission, Mr. Speaker, and that of the House, I wish to make a statement. I regret to inform the House that three Ministry of Defence civilian radar operators, working with the...
Bill to provide for the establishment of a Public Enterprise Development Agency to stimulate industrial development and investment, presented accordingly, and read the First time; to be read a...
Order for Second Reading read.
Queen's Recommendation having been signified—
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. John Stradling Thomas.]
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