Tuesday, 1 August 1972
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
Lords Amendments considered and agreed to.
Order for Third Reading read.
Read the Third time and passed with Amendments.
Ordered,That the Amendment to Standing Orders relating to Private Business hereinafter stated in the Schedule be made:—
Standing Order 31, line 2, leave out "line of high water at ordinary spring tides" and insert "level of mean high water springs".—[The First Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means.]
Ordered,That the Promoters of the Glamorgan County Council Bill [Lords] shall have leave to suspend further Proceedings thereon in order to proceed with the Bill, if they think fit, in the next...
I have the honour, Mr. Speaker, to present the humble Petition of undergraduates of the University of Birmingham, and friends of the same. The Petition sheweth That Lydia Mikhailovna Vins, a...
Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present a Petition to this honourable House signed by the Trustees of Compassion in World Farming and others showing their concern for the welfare of farm...
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what was the total percentage of unemployed in the Birmingham travel-to-work area in April, May and June, 1972, respectively.
Mr. Edward Taylor: asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many notified unfilled vacancies there were in the catering industry in Scotland at the latest available date.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what discussions he has had with representatives of industry and the trade unions about the implementation of the code of practice on industrial noise;...
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many Scottish school leavers who left school in 1970 are still unemployed; and what are the figures for 1971 and to the nearest available date in 1972.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what was the number of redundancies in all industries notified to the Department of Employment in June, 1972.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what action he is taking to improve the statistics available to him about employment in the tourist industry.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what action has been taken by his conciliation officers over the container dispute in the docks.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment when he expects to be present at a meeting of the National Economic Development Council.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what action he proposes to take to stabilise employment opportunities in the inner London area.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what is the level of male adult unemployment in Lanarkshire.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will consult employers with a view to introducing a scheme whereby apprentices nearing completion of their apprenticeships will be permitted to...
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many complaints of alleged unfair dismissal for refusal to join a trade union have been made to the industrial tribunals since the relevant...
asked the Secretary of State for Employment whether the large number of vacancies remaining unfilled in the construction industry in different parts of the country is due to the lack of requisite...
asked the Prime Minister whether he will make a further statement on his talks with the Trade Union Congress and Confederation of British Industry.
asked the Prime Minister what discussions he is having with the Chancellor of the German Federal Republic about British regional policies.
asked the Prime Minister if he will define the appropriate period after which he will discuss with the Trades Union Congress how it believes the Industrial Relations Act is damaging its interests.
asked the Prime Minister whether he is satisfied with the co-ordination between the Department of Employment and the Department of Education and Science in relation to the reorganisation of...
asked the Prime Minister if he will pay an official visit to Selsdon.
Mrs. Castle (by Private Notice) asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will make a statement on his proposals for the reorganisation of the National Health Service.
With your permission, Mr. Speaker, and that of the House, I wish to repeat a statement made in another place by my right hon. and noble Friend the Lord Privy Seal about the supply of Government...
To proscribe the establishment of offices, depots, accommodation addresses or other addresses or locations within the United Kingdom, by any person or organisation whose declared intentions may...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Pym.]
Ordered,That the Land Charges Bill [Lords] may be proceeded with at this day's Sitting, though opposed, until any hour.—[Mr. Humphrey Atkins.]
Ordered,That Sir Henry d'Avigdor-Goldsmid and Mr. Douglas Houghton be appointed Managing Trustees of the Parliamentary Contributory Pension Fund in pursuance of section 1 of the Parliamentary and...
Resolved,That, in pursuance of the provisions of section 3 of the House of Commons Members' Fund Act 1948, the maximum annual amounts of the periodical payments which may be made out of the House...
Order for Second Reading read.
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Kenneth Clarke.]
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