Tuesday, 30 April 1974
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
Read a Second time and committed.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many firms have made representations to local Department of Employment offices seeking advice on housing for incoming workers.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many males, females, boys and girls, respectively, have registered as unemployed for the whole of the past six months at the Mexborough and...
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what progress he has made in creating a social contract with the trade unions.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will initiate discussions with the Trades Union Congress and the Confederation of British Industry with the aim of making May Day a national holiday.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will make a statement on the current industrial action in the engineering industry.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what is the total cost of administering the Industrial Relations Act; and how many people are currently employed in its operation.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will ask that the report on London weighting should be expedited.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will now announce the intended permanent location of the head offices of the Manpower Services Commission, the Training Services Agency and the...
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he now intends to exercise his discretion to override the Pay Board's rulings in the case of the travelling allowances paid to Glasgow firemen.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment when he next proposes to meet the TUC.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what representations he has received on the subject of picketing since his statement of 22nd March.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will now make a statement on his review of Government scientists' pay in the light of the report of the Pay Board.
asked the Prime Minister if he intends to make an official visit to Merseyside.
asked the Prime Minister if he will define the responsibilities of the Central Policy Review Staff on the one hand and of the Policy Group under Dr. Donoughue on the other; and what is the...
asked the Prime Minister how many official visits he made during the recess.
asked the Prime Minister whether he will place in the Library a copy of his speech at Leeds on 30th March about the achievements of the Government.
Mr. Adley: I beg to ask leave to move the Adjournment of the House, under Standing Order No. 9, for the purpose of discussing a specific and important matter that should have urgent...
I am afraid that I must now take up some time of the House in giving a number of rulings. First, I want to deal with the matters which arose out of the point of order raised by the hon. Member...
I shall now rule on the complaint made by the hon. Baronet, the Member for Peterborough (Sir Harmar Nicholls), but I must first dispose of a procedural matter relating to the making of complaints...
I shall now give my ruling on the complaint concerning privilege that was made yesterday by the hon. Member for Bolsover (Mr. Skinner) arising out of a passage in the Sunday Times of last Sunday....
Mr. Secretary Foot, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr. Edward Short, Mrs. Secretary Castle, Mr. Secretary Benn, Mr. Secretary Ross, Mr. Secretary John Morris, Mr. Edward Dell, and Mr. Albert...
Bill to make it compulsory for all medicines which could be fatal to young children to have child-proof opening devices fitted; presented accordingly, and read the First time; to be read a Second...
Order for Second Reading read.
Queen's Recommendation having been signified—
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr.Harper.]
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