Tuesday, 18 December 1973
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
Mr. Edward Taylor: asked the Minister of State for Defence if he will make a further statement about the Beira Patrol.
asked the Minister of State for Defence whether he will make a statement on Her Majesty's Government's present policy towards naval co-operation with the South African Navy.
asked the Minister of State for Defence why by 3rd December 1973 the hon. Member for West Ham, North had not received a reply to his letter of 26th October regarding damage being caused by RAF...
asked the Minister of State for Defence what plans he has for reducing the scale and number of military exercises in Scotland in the interests of fuel economy.
asked the Minister of State for Defence what details of the nature and effects of the new chemical riot control agent, CR gas, officially authorised for use in the United Kingdom have been given...
asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement on the progress that has been made on improving the conditions of British soldiers in Northern Ireland.
asked the Minister of State for Defence what assistance the Naval Construction Research and Development Establishment at Rosyth has given to the petroleum industry in the United Kingdom.
asked the Minister of State for Defence if he will now make a statement on the employment of V/STOL aircraft at sea, and particularly in the new through-deck command cruisers.
asked the Minister of State for Defence if he will undertake that no decision to acquire a Poseidon submarine will be taken prior to full discussion in this House, having regard to the view of...
asked the Minister of State for Defence what progress has been made in expediting the construction of Services married quarters and in particular the review of surplus land held by the Ministry...
asked the Minister of State for Defence if he will make a statement on current defence equipment expenditure and on the economies now envisaged.
asked the Minister of State for Defence what action he is taking to improve the level of recruiting for the Armed Forces.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment whether the outstanding terms of the settlement of the Glasgow firemen's dispute have yet been notified to the Pay Board; and when he expects that body...
asked the Secretary of State for Employment why he has refused a work permit to the newly appointed International Secretary of the War Resisters International, Mr. Markus Bodmer, a Swiss national.
asked the Prime Minister what further ministerial changes he is considering.
asked the Prime Minister whether he will place in the Library a copy of his public speech at Croydon on 30th November concerning the fuel situation.
asked the Prime Minister if he will make a statement on the recent discussions he has had with EEC Heads of Government regarding energy and fiscal matters.
asked the Prime Minister if the public speech by the Lord Chancellor on 3rd December at the Junior Carlton Club about the maintenance of order represents Government policy.
asked the Prime Minister if he will seek to implement the recommendations as to population growth of the First Report from the Select Committee on Science and Technology, Session 1970–71,...
Q7. Mr. Horam asked the Prime Minister if the public speech by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in Altrincham on 1st December on economic affairs represented Government policy.
With your permission, Mr. Speaker, and that of the House, I should now like to make a statement. The Heads of State or Government of the European Community met in Copenhagen on 14th and 15th...
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I wish to make a statement. At about 8.50 this morning a bomb exploded in Thorney Street, which leads off Horseferry Road. The bomb was planted in a car which is...
I have considered the complaint made to me yesterday by the hon. Member for Bolsover (Mr. Skinner) in relation to privilege. The issues raised by the complaint are not such as would, in my...
Bill to amend the law against harassment of occupiers presented accordingly and read the First time; to be read a Second time upon Monday 21st January and to be printed. [Bill 54.]
Message from Her Majesty [12th December]—considered.
Motion made, and Question proposed,
Order for Second Reading read.
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Rossi.]
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