House of Commons debates

Friday, 22 November 1974

  • Preamble

    The House met at Eleven o'clock

  • Prayers

    [Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]

    • Bomb Explosions (Birmingham)

      35 speeches

      The House will be aware of last night's horrifying events in Birmingham. There is little further factual information I can add to that which has already been published. It is clear that the IRA...

  • British Airways VC10 (Hijacking)

    17 speeches

    With permission, Mr. Speaker, I shall make a statement on the hijacking at Dubai. Late last night a British Airways VC10 en route from London to Brunei via Beirut, Dubai, Calcutta and Singapore...

  • National Referenda

    102 speeches

    Before calling the hon. Member for Mid-Sussex (Mr. Renton) to move his motion, I should inform the House that I have not selected the amendment standing in the name of the hon. Member for...

  • House of Commons (Services)

    Ordered, That the Standing Order of 15th November relating to the number of members of the House of Commons (Services) Committee be amended by leaving out 'Seventeen' and inserting 'Eighteen'.

  • Procedure

    Ordered, That a Select Committee be appointed to consider what alterations, if any, are desirable for the more efficient despatch of the Public Business of the House in relation to European...

  • Overseas Development

    Ordered, That there shall be a Select Committee to consider United Kingdom assistance for overseas development, and to report thereon.

  • Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration

    Ordered, That there shall be a Select Committee to examine the Reports of the Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration and of the Health Service Commissioners for England, Scotland and...

  • Adjournment

    Motion made, and Question proposed. That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Pavitt.]

  • Max Piazzani

    4 speeches

    4.1 p.m.

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