Tuesday, 2 May 1972
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
With your leave, Mr. Speaker, I wish to present the humble Petition of Mrs. Maureen Richardson, widow of Chief-Superintendent Gerald Richardson, and the Citizens Protection Society, and signed by...
As amended, considered; to be read the Third time.
Read a Second time and committed.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what representations have been made to him on the proposals contained in the booklet, "Training for the Future ".
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what consultations he has had since 2nd March with the Trades Union Congress on the law of picketing.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many new jobs he estimates will be provided for school leavers in the Greater London area over the next four years.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what was the national average percentage of unemployment in April; and how this compares with the percentage unemployment in each exchange covering...
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what information he has received of likely contraction of already established industries in Scotland this year; what are the industries and the numbers...
asked the Secretary of State for Employment to what extent the waiting list of 10,000 for Government training centres, while places remain unfilled, is due mainly to high demand in particular...
asked the Secretary of State for Employment, what proportion of employment vacancies he estimates are notified to his Department.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will give the numbers of registered unemployed at the Mexborough and District Employment Exchange at the latest available date.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he is in a position to make a statement on the results of the pilot study on damage control undertaken by the British Steel Corporation as a...
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many stoppages of work due to industrial disputes have been recorded by his Department since 1st January, 1972, and how this figure compares with...
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many redundancies in the West Midlands have been notified to his Department in the past two years.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what were the principal issues in dispute in the cases in which his Department conciliated in 1971.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment whether he will seek to amend Section 146 of the Industrial Relations Act to extend the existing right of confidentiality to all categories of...
asked the Prime Minister what transport arrangements are available to him for making official visits.
asked the Prime Minister if the public speech of the Lord Chancellor on the 15th April, 1972, at the Devon Magistrates' Association on the subject of sentencing policy represents Government policy.
asked the Prime Minister if he will place in the Library a copy of his public speech about science policy to the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee on 17th April at the Dorchester Hotel.
asked the Prime Minister if he will seek to make an official visit to Chile.
asked the Prime Minister if the public speech made by the Chancellor of the Exchequer on Thursday, 13th April, 1972, in London on industrial matters represents the policy of the Government.
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. Yesterday when the old-age pensioner, Mr. Eric Camp, started his hunger strike outside the House of Commons, I tabled a Question to the Secretary of State for...
Before I call the Lord President of the Council to move his Motion, I should like to say something about the three Amendments which have been tabled by the right hon. Member for Thirsk and Malton...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. — [Mr. Kenneth Clarke.]
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