Monday, 2 December 1974
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
Mr. Tom Ellis: asked the Secretary of State for Wales what proposals he has for making use of EEC funds in carrying out investigations into the changing employment situation in Wales.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will list the grants and loans which have been agreed by the EEC institutions for Wales.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will introduce a financial support system in addition to the Agricultural Credit Corporation to help young Welsh farmers who are on the verge of...
asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will pay an official visit to the area covered by the Caernarvon constituency in the near future.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales what representations he has received about the concept and location of the proposed Welsh Sports City.
Mr. loan Evans: asked the Secretary of State for Wales what further action is proposed to encourage and attract new industries to Wales; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he is satisfied that the staffing requirements of local authorities in Wales are being met following reorganisation.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he has noted the concern expressed by the Welsh Secondary Schools Association about persistent truancy in schools in Wales; and what proposals he has for...
asked the Secretary of State for Wales what was the total amount raised in Wales by commercial rates in each of the last two years; and what is the estimated rise for 1975–76.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales what representations he has received about the provision of facilities for prayer and worship at the district general hospital at Bodelwyddan; and if he...
asked the Secretary of State for Wales when he intends to make an announcement about loan sanction for Cardiff City Council to pay compensation to Emeralda Ltd.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will make a statement about the fodder situation in Wales.
asked the Minister for the Civil Service what plans he has for increasing the general availability and circulation of the Official Report.
asked the Minister for the Civil Service if he will issue instructions to prevent any further dismissals from the Civil Service of Pakistanis on the ground that they are no longer United Kingdom...
asked the Minister for the Civil Service what is now the total estimate of Civil Service jobs to be transferred to Scotland.
asked the Minister for the Civil Service what progress is being made with the dispersal of Government departments from London.
asked the Lord President of the Council when he anticipates the completion of the fire alarm system in the Palace of Westminster.
asked the Lord President of the Council whether he will move to instruct the Select Committee on Procedure to consider, in the interest of hon. Members as a whole, the exclusion from the Ballots...
asked the Lord President of the Council if he will ensure that, before any plans are implemented for a Welsh Parliament the opinion of the Welsh people will be sought on their views for the...
asked the Lord President of the Council what studies he has commissioned into the independent fund-raising powers of the Scottish Assembly.
(by Private Notice) asked the Secretary of State for Employment whether he will make a statement on the dispute in the baking industry currently interrupting bread supplies.
With permission, I should like to make a statement about the pay of teachers in Scotland. The House will recall that on 15th November I said that Lord Houghton had told the Secretary of State...
Mr. Secretary Ross, supported by Mr. Bruce Millan, Mr Hugh D. Brown and Dr. John Gilbert, presented a Bill to repeal certain provisions of the Housing (Financial Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1972;...
Mr. Secretary Shore, supported by Mr. Secretary Benn, Dr. John Gilbert, Mr. Michael Meacher and Mr. Eric Deakins, presented a Bill to make further provision in connection with the powers and...
Ordered,That the draft Patents (Fees Amendment) Order 1974 be referred to a Standing Committee on Statutory Instruments.— [Miss Boothroyd.]
[3RD ALLOTTED DAY]—considered.
Resolved,That a Supplementary sum, not exceeding 1,499,985,000, be granted to Her Majesty out of the Consolidated Fund, to defray the charges that will come in course of payment during the year...
Mr. Robert Sheldon accordingly presented a Bill to apply a sum out of the Consolidated Fund to the service of the year ending on 31st March 1975: and the same was read the First time; and ordered...
Motion made, and Question proposed.That this House takes note of the consultative document on the Review of the Price Code (Command Paper No. 5779).—[Mrs. Shirley Williams.]
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Pavitt.]
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Dormand.]
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