House of Commons debates

Monday, 2 February 1976

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prices and Consumer Protection

    • Potatoes

      40 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection what is the current price of potatoes; and what the price was in February 1975.

    • Apples

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection whether she will take action to reduce the price of Southern Hemisphere apples from Australia, New Zealand and South Africa during...

      Price Restraint

      19 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection what discussions she has had with the Retail Consortium and the CBI regarding plans for voluntary price restraint on basic foods...

      Inflation

      9 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection what were the annual, six-monthly and three-monthly rates of inflation at the last available date.

      Food Prices

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection what action she proposes to take to halt recent increases in the price of food.

      Computer Dating

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection what is the estimated cost of the planned investigation by the Office of Fair Trading into computer dating.

      Oil Prices

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection if she will estimate the total cost to the consumer of the recent oil price increases.

      Distributors' Costs

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection whether any Government legislation is planned which will affect the costs of distributors.

      Metrication (Prepackaged Foods)

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection what representations have been made by food manufacturers about the unresolved problems arising from the forthcoming introduction...

      Consumer Advice Centres

      10 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection what response from the local authorities she has received on her allocation of grants for the setting up of consumer advice centres.

      Pyramid Selling

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection if she is satisfied with the operation of the law relating to pyramid selling, particularly in view of the evidence submitted to...

      Toys (Accidents)

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection what study she has made of the evidence supplied to her of the sale of a number of dangerous animal toys designed for young...

      Price Commission (Report)

      10 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection when she expects the latest Price Commission report to be published; and if she will make a statement.

      Oil Companies (Government Participation Proposals)

      21 speeches

      asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster whether he is satisfied with the progress of negotiations with oil companies for State participation in their offshore oil activities.

  • Chrysler Uk Limited (Linwood Works)

    6 speeches

    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,...

  • House of Commons (Procedure)

    135 speeches

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

  • Community Land (Excepted Development)

    24 speeches

    10.0 p.m.

  • Privilege

    Ordered,That the question whether a contempt of the House was committed by the National Coal Board in dismissing Mr. W. A. Grimshaw, previously a witness before the Select Committee on...

  • Members' Interests

    Ordered,That there shall be a Select Committee to examine the arrangements made for the compilation, maintenance and accessibility of the Register of Members' Interests; to consider any proposals...

  • Adjournment

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

  • The Arts and the National Heritage

    2 speeches

    11.31 p.m.

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