Tuesday, 25 April 1972
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. Speaker in the Chair]
Read the Third time and passed.
Read the Third time and passed, without Amendment.
To be read a Second time tomorrow.
Read a Second time and committed.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will raise at an early date the tax threshold for the earned income of students in full-time education.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether the base used for calculating the United Kingdom's contribution in value-added tax to the European budget will be the same as in other countries of...
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on the latest balance of payments situation.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will now consider a further relaxation in restrictions on overseas investment, particularly portfolio investment in the non-sterling area, in view...
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the current purchasing power of the £ sterling as compared with June, 1970.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will consider publishing a Green Paper on alternative forms of capital gains tax.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer to what extent value-added tax added to fees received by solicitors and barristers will be passed on to the litigants; what he estimates to receive from such...
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will now reconsider the abolition of the 25 per cent. surrender in force for transactions in the premium dollar currency pool.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what representations he has received from retailers since making his proposal to reduce purchase tax on some goods.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what proposals he has for removing purchase tax or value-added tax from safety equipment.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he remains satisfied with the working of the decimal coinage system since its introduction; and whether he has reached any conclusions in his...
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will seek powers to ensure that small hotels which are compelled to undertake structural work under the Fire Precautions Act are enabled to offset the...
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much revenue he has estimated receiving in 1972–73 from purchase tax on foodstuffs and soft drinks; and how much selective employment tax revenue...
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his estimate of the additional purchasing power available in Wales as a result of his Budget measures.
asked the Prime Minister if he is satisfied with the co-ordination between the Department of Trade and Industry and the Northern Ireland Office with regard to the shipbuilding industry; and if he...
asked the Prime Minister if he is satisfied with co-operation between the Department of Trade and Industry and the Ministry of Defence on the subject of British participation in the post-Apollo...
asked the Prime Minister on what grounds he has appointed an additional Minister to the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.
asked the Prime Minister if he and Herr Brandt discussed the coming French referendum on the proposed enlargement of the European Community at their recent meeting.
asked the Prime Minister what further plans he now has for making ministerial appointments.
asked the Prime Minister if in his forthcoming discussions with the Danish Prime Minister he will seek to reach an agreement on a mutually balanced phasing out of aid, both direct and indirect,...
asked the Prime Minister what official talks he has had with the Prime Minister of the Irish Republic since the suspension of Stormont.
asked the Prime Minister what representations he has made to President Nixon about the war in Vietnam, in view of Great Britain's co-chairmanship of the Geneva Conference.
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I should like to draw your attention to the situation created earlier today by the answers of the Minister of State to the Treasury to Questions 5, 11 and 12. In...
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I wish to make a statement. I can confirm to the House that so far today there has been a virtual resumption of normal rail services. If, as I hope, this situation...
Bill to make further provision regarding the terms and conditions of licences granted to companies engaged in the exploration for and production of oil and gas in the United Kingdom sector of the...
Considered in Committee [Progress 19th April].
Again considered in Committee.
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Fortescue.]
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