Monday, 9 December 1974
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
asked the Secretary of State for Industry what further consultations he has had with the CBI on the question of Great Britain's membership of the EEC.
asked the Secretary of State for Industry whether he is yet able to estimate the cost to public funds of acquiring the shipbuilding, ship repairing and marine engineering industries.
asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he will now make a further statement about the future of the steel industry.
asked the Secreary of State for Industry if he will now make a statement as to the future of the steel-making process at the Shotton steelworks.
asked the Secretary of State for Industry what assistance he is going to offer to the Meriden Workers' Co-operative and to Norton Villiers Triumph Ltd. under the Industry Act 1972; and whether he...
asked the Secretary of State for Industry when he intends to publish details of his proposed planning agreements with industry.
asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he will take steps to acquire for the public the 35 per cent. share in the Sheffield engineering steel and wire groups of Johnson Firth Brown which...
asked the Secretary of State for Industry when he expects to make a statement on future Government assistance to Ferranti.
asked the Secretary of State for Industry what action he has taken to assist and advise industries and establishments with which his Department is concerned to conserve energy.
asked the Secretary of State for Industry what steps he intends to take to restore industrial confidence.
asked the Secretary of State for Industry what is his policy towards the achievement of profitability within the public sector of industry.
asked the Secretary of State for Industry whether he will maintain strict control over industrial development certificates; and whether he will make a statement.
asked the Attorney General whether he will seek to obtain from the Attorney-General of the State of New York his report on the Children of God in order to consider its relevance to his policies...
asked the Attorney-General if he will introduce legislation to prevent courts from limiting Press reporting by the use of contempt powers.
asked the Attorney-General if he will take steps to set up a separate family court, as recommended in the Finer Report.
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I would like to make a statement on energy saving. As the House knows, this year our import bill for oil is likely to exceed £3,500 million. By the end of the...
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I will make a statement about speed limits. My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Energy has informed the House that the Government propose to reduce...
On 22nd July Hawker Siddeley Aviation notified the Government that, in its view, continuing expenditure under the contract for development of the HS146 aircraft, supported by the Government in...
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. Could you assist the House on an important matter? I refer to the proceedings on the Offshore Petroleum Development (Scotland) Bill, which the Government intend...
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 consideration, namely,...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. John Ellis.]
Not amended (in the Standing Committee), considered.
The hon. Member for Bournemouth, East (Mr. Cordle) has sought permission to address the House sitting down, in view of a disability which we hope is temporary, and of course he may do so.
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