Thursday, 30 November 1972
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
asked the Minister of State for Defence if he will consult with his European colleagues with a view to interesting them further in improving the defence of the sea supply routes on which their...
asked the Minister of State for Defence whether the facilities at the British Underwater Test and Evaluation Centre will be made available for the testing of civil projects.
asked the Minister of State for Defence how many acres of land in the United Kingdom are in the ownership of the Ministry of Defence and how this figure compares with one year and two years ago,...
asked the Minister of State for Defence what extra leave entitlement is given to Army personnel serving in Northern Ireland.
asked the Minister of State for Defence if he will explore the possibility of setting up a scheme to assist the close relatives of Service personnel buried in war graves overseas to visit the...
asked the Minister of State for Defence what representation he has received from holders of the Meritorious Service Medal calling for a reduction in the waiting time before payment of the annuity...
asked the Minister of State for Defence if he will make a statement on the future employment of the vertical short take-off and landing aircraft in the Fleet and, in particular, in the new...
asked the Minister of State for Defence what plans he now has for a European nuclear force: and if he will make a statement.
asked the Minister of State for Defence whether he will make an official visit to the men and ships of the Beira patrol.
asked the Minister of State for Defence whether he will now review the procedure for informing relatives about, and making funeral arrangements for, soldiers killed either in action or on...
asked the Minister of State for Defence what proposals he has to purchase further Nimrod aircraft to fill the early warning rôle against low-flying bombers as part of defence strategy.
asked the Minister of State for Defence if, in view of the recent decisions of the Australian Government, he will seek to re-negotiate the Five-Power Defence Agreement in South-East Asia.
asked the Minister of State for Defence what steps he is taking to improve the standard of flying safety in the Royal Air Force.
asked the Minister of State for Defence if he will seek to arrange for discussions on the need to co-ordinate the combat aircraft procurement policies of the German, Italian and British air forces.
asked the Minister of State for Defence what steps he has taken to re-locate headquarters work of his Department in the development areas.
asked the Minister of State for Defence having regard to the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks agreement, if he will undertake not to modernise the British nuclear submarine fleet.
asked the Minister of State for Defence if he will withdraw the words, "Talk to the crew on your father's yacht", in advertisements on how to beat the Army Officer Selection Board.
asked the Minister of State for Defence what part the Royal Navy is playing in preparation for the International Law of the Sea Conference.
asked the Minister of State for Defence how many Harrier aircraft have now been ordered for the United States Marine Corps and how many for the Royal Navy.
asked the Prime Minister if he will dismiss the Chancellor of the Exchequer.
asked the Prime Minister if he will make a statement on his official visit to Northern Ireland.
asked the Prime Minister if he will invite President Nixon to pay an official visit to Great Britain.
May I ask the Leader of the House whether he will state the business for next week?
I have a statement to make about business for next week. Perhaps it will help if I inform the House that for the debate on Wednesday, 6th December on the Second Reading of the Consolidated Fund...
With your permission, Mr. Speaker, and that of the House, I wish to make a statement. My noble Friend, the Minister of State, met Icelandic Ministers in Reykjavik on 27th and 28th November in a...
Members successful in the Ballot were:Sir Edward Brown.Sir Frederic Bennett.Mr. Robert Redmond.
Mr. Secretary Rippon, supported by Mr. Secretary Walker, Mr. John Peyton, Mr. Patrick Jenkin, Mr. Michael Heseltine, and Mr. Eldon Griffiths presented a Bill to provide for the reclamation from...
Mr. Secretary Walker, supported by Mr. Secretary Campbell, Mr. Secretary Peter Thomas, Mr. Secretary Macmillan, Mr. Joseph Godber, Sir Geoffrey Howe, Mr. Patrick Jenkin, Mr. Attorney General, Mr....
Order for Second Reading read.
Queen's Recommendation having been signified—
I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent Act, 1967, that the Queen has signified Her Royal Assent to the following Acts: 1. Counter-Inflation (Temporary Provisions) Act,...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. John Stradling Thomas.]
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