Thursday, 12 December 1974
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
SCOTTISH TRANSPORT GROUP (OBAN QUAY) ORDER CONFIRMATION BILL
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is satisfied with the progress of his counter-inflation policies.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the value of the pound at the latest date for which figures are available assuming it to be 100p on 18th June 1970 and 28th February 1974, respectively.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will take steps to make travelling expenses to and from work by office and industrial workers allowable expenses for taxation purposes.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assumptions are made of likely trends in the United Kingdom's balance of payments with other members of the EEC in the general balance of payments...
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will take steps to relieve those living in rural areas from the effects of the increase in VAT on petrol.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is satisfied with the operation of the capital gains tax as it affects householders; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will now make a further statement about his plans for expanding medium-term investment finance.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what plans he has to withdraw the 2½p coin from circulation.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer why parents who are obliged to contribute to the further education of their married daughter cannot write off this expense for income tax purposes.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will make a detailed statement on the proposed development land tax.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what guarantees he has given of repayment terms of overseas borrowings; and for what amounts.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer to what extent in his Budget proposals he took account of regional employment trends.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will give the total of overseas debt outstanding at the latest convenient date.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he still adheres to the figure of 1·5 per cent. as the average rate of public expenditure expansion given in the Supplementary Financial...
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer from which sources, and at what rates of interest, he is proposing to borrow the sum of £6,300 million, being the amount of the public sector borrowing...
asked the Prime Minister whether the public speech of the Secretary of State for Industry in London on industrial policy on 27th November represents Government policy.
asked the Prime Minister if the public speech of the Secretary of State for Trade in London on 26th November 1974 on EEC questions represents Government policy.
asked the Prime Minister when he expects to pay an official visit to Llandudno.
asked the Prime Minister when he last met the Chairman of the British Steel Corporation.
asked the Prime Minister whether he will seek to address a session of the General Assembly of the United Nations.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment (by Private Notice) if he will make a statement about the continuing disruption to rail services in the South-East.
Will the Leader of the House please state the business for next week?
Before calling upon the Secretary of State for the Environment to move his motion relating to rate support grant, I will tell the House that I have not selected the amendment in the name of the...
I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1967, that the Queen has signified Her Royal Assent to the following Acts and the following Measure passed under the provisions...
Question again proposed.
Not amended (in the Standing Committee), considered.
POSTPONEMENT OF NEW VALUATION LISTS
Motion made, and Question put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 73A (Standing Committee on Statutory Instruments),That the Patents (Fees Amendment) Order 1974, a draft of which was laid...
Ordered,That a Select Committee be appointed to consider the Green Paper on proposals for a Wealth Tax (Command Paper No. 5704) and to report thereon.
Ordered,That, notwithstanding the Order of the House of 18th November relating to nomination of Members of the Expenditure Committee, Mr. John Cope be discharged from the Committee and Mr. Roger...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Walter Harrison.]
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