House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 3 July 1974

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Environment

    • Berwick-upon-Tweed

      7 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he will pay an official visit to Berwick-upon-Tweed to evaluate the adequacy of the assistance given by his Department towards development...

    • Holiday Traffic (South-West England)

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he is satisfied with arrangements to combat holiday traffic congestion in the South-West and Cornwall this summe.

      Building Societies

      12 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what further communications he has received from the building societies relating to mortgage interest rates; and if he will make a statement.

      Land Development

      13 speeches

      Mr. Ioan Evans: asked the Secretary of State for the Environment when he intends to introduce legislation to bring into public ownership land required for development.

      Rent Freeze

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what is the total cash benefit to tenants resulting from his Department's freeze of rent increases approved by rent officers.

      House Loan Facilities

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will arrange for a study of house loan facilities in other Western countries, with a view to the improvement of the services of building...

      Rates (Derbyshire)

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will pay an official visit to Derbyshire in order to meet representatives of ratepayers.

      National House-Building Council

      8 speeches

      Mr. Adley: asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will seek a meeting with the NHBC.

      Housing (West Midlands)

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what response he has received from local authorities in the West Midlands to his representations about the need for more houses to be built for rent.

      New Town and Special Area Committees

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will issue a circular to local authorities advising councils to extend membership of committees covering new towns and special areas to...

      Caradon

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will pay an official visit to the Caradon district of Cornwall.

      Office Rents

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what representations he has received from the National Association of Pension Funds on the subject of office rents.

      Passenger Trains (Punctuality)

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what percentage of passenger trains arrived at their destinations on time or within five minutes of their scheduled arrival times, respectively,...

      Atmospheric Pollution (Staffordshire)

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many registered works in Wednesbury, West Bromwich and Tipton have been proceeded against by the Alkali Inspectorate for pollution offences...

      Sewerage Charges

      22 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will now announce the date from which relief from sewerage charges will be granted to the owners of septic tanks.

      Northamptonshire

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he intends to revise the recommendations of the South-East Study with respect to Northamptonshire.

      M20 Motorway

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment when he proposes to announce his decision on the alignment of the M20 Motorway following the public inquiry.

      Development Corporations (Appointments)

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what part political considerations play in making appointments to the boards of development corporations; and whether there has been any change in...

      Local Government Finance

      10 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment when he expects to conclude his considerations of local government finance; and if he will make a statement.

      Ozone Levels

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he has considered the report published in Nature, at page 641, of the changes in ozone levels in the atmosphere since 1965 and its...

      M69 and Associated Roads

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment when he intends to authorise a start to be made on the construction of the M69 (Leicester-Coventry motorway) and the M69 /A47 link road; if he...

      Domestic Rate Relief

      9 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if, as part of his review of local government finance, he will consider restoring the domestic rate relief in non-metropolitan areas to the level...

  • National Health Service (Industrial Action)

    18 speeches

    (by Private Notice)asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if she will make a statement on the current industrial action in the National Health Service.

  • Parliamentary Papers (Supply)

    15 speeches

    With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement on the supply of parliamentary papers. Members are aware that since 20th June there has been difficulty regarding the supply of...

  • Statutory Instruments

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith pursuant to the Standing Order No. 73A (Statutory Instruments).

  • Crowd Control Bill

    1 speech

    4.0 p.m.

  • Crowd Control

    Mr. Greville Janner accordingly presented a Bill to provide for the establishment of a code of practice for securing the safety of persons attending pop concerts and other entertainments: and the...

  • Orders of the Day — Supply

    [12th ALLOTTED DAY]—considered.

    • Education

      100 speeches

      Before I call the hon. Member for Chelmsford (Mr. St. John Stevas), I wish to inform the House that I have selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister and his right hon. Friends. As...

  • Orders of the Day — Eec (Economic Policy)

    85 speeches

    7.18 p.m.

    • Business of the House

      Ordered,That the Motion relating to Regional Policy may be proceeded with at this day's Sitting, though opposed, until half-past Eleven o'clock.—[Mr. Benn.]

  • Orders of the Day — Eec (Regional Policy)

    74 speeches

    10.10 p.m.

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Debates in the House of Commons are an opportunity for MPs from all parties to scrutinise government legislation and raise important local, national or topical issues.

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