Tuesday, 20 May 1975
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
Read the Third time and passed.
As amended, considered; to be read the Third time.
Read a Second time and committed.
Order for consideration, as amended, read.
Order read for resuming adjourned debate on Question [1st May], That it be an Instruction to the Committee on the Bill to reduce the total sum of £868,648,000 on page 9 of the Schedule by...
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what are the figures for redundancies in the textile industry in the North-West in 1974 and to the most recent date for which figures are available.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will make a further statement on the introduction of the Temporary Employment Scheme.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what is the latest trend in employment opportunities; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will now publish the reports from the two trial areas of the proposed reorganisation of the Factory Inspectorate.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what assessment his Department has made of the consequences of British withdrawal from the European Community in the areas of his responsibility.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what was the rate of wage and price inflation over the last three months.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment, in view of the latest trends in unemployment, whether he will make a further statement on Her Majesty's Government's plans for more retraining.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what is his estimate of the number of employment agencies or businesses currently operating in the United Kingdom which charge a fee to persons seeking...
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many representations he has received about the policy of training board levies; and whether he will make a statement.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what further discussions he has had with the TUC regarding the implementation by the Government and the trade unions of their side of the social contract.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what is the level of unemployment in the West Midlands; and what steps he is taking to find jobs for those unemployed there.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many people are now registered as unemployed in Wales.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what representations he has received concerning the freedom of the Press and the closed shop following the recent discussions at the annual conference...
asked the Prime Minister whether the public speech by the Secretary of State for Trade on tourism on 30th April represents Government policy.
asked the Prime Minister what reaction he has received from the other Heads of Governments at the Commonwealth Conference in Jamaica to his initiative on commodities.
asked the Prime Minister if he plans to chair the next meeting of the NEDC.
Following the answer given yesterday by the Lord President to the hon. Member for Basildon (Mr. Moonman), I propose to circulate in the Official Report details of the arrangements I shall be...
Ordered,That the matter of Education in Wales, being a matter relating exclusively to Wales, be referred to the Welsh Grand Committee for their consideration.—[Mr. John Ellis.]
Mr. Gould accordingly presented a Bill to provide for arrested persons to have the right of access to a solicitor, subject to certain conditions; and to provide for the enforcement of such a...
Again considered in Committee [Progress, 15th May].
I beg to move Amendment No. 44, in page 18, line 22, leave out 42 'and insert 40'.
Motion made, and Question proposed. That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Pavitt.]
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