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Tuesday, 24 February 1976
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
Read the Third time and passed.
Before the first Question, may I appeal to hon. Members asking supplementary questions to cut out the preamble and get straight to the question? They will lose nothing and the House will gain a lot.
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services which appetite suppressants are supplied through the National Health Service.
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many applications for private hospital licences she has received; and when she anticipates granting the first licences for private beds...
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services when she last met representatives of the pensioners' organisations; and if she will make a statement.
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if she will review the level of the additional heating allowance to supplementary and other benefits.
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services when she will start the new level of supplementary disregard for one-parent families.
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what steps she is taking to replace National Dried Milk with more acceptable and safer brands of proprietary dried milk.
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many cases of suspected social security abuse were investigated in October, November and December last year; how many prosecutions were...
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what recent representations she has received over the poverty trap from organisations working in the poverty field.
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services when she intends to introduce legislation on drug prescriptions.
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what further consultations she has had with the pensions industry about the implementation of the Social Security Pensions Act 1975.
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what further cuts she proposes to make in the capital programme for hospital and local government services in 1977–78.
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what consultations she has had with the medical and nursing professions before closing wards and reducing staffing in the National Health Service.
asked the Prime Minister whether the public speech by the Minister for Overseas Development, in Oxford, on 6th February, about the need for leadership amongst young people represents Government...
asked the Prime Minister if he will place in the Library a copy of his public speech on 5th February to the Birmingham Chamber of Commerce on industry and commerce.
Q6. Mr. Stonehouse asked the Prime Minister when he intends to open the new buildings at the Civil Service College.
I will, with your permission, Mr. Speaker, and that of the House, make a statement on Rhodesia. The House will be aware that there has been increasing evidence that the talks in Salisbury...
I have considered the complaint made yesterday by the hon. Member for Hendon, North (Mr. Gorst) in regard to an order made by a court prohibiting the publication of information relating to...
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. You confessed earlier that you found it difficult to stay awake during Question Time. Clearly this was due to the fact that the first 21 Questions were tabled by...
Ordered, That, at this day's Sitting, the Business of Supply may be taken after Ten o'clock and that if the Motion in the name of the Prime Minister for the Adjournment of the House is not...
Ordered, That Commission Document No. R/1131/75 relating to Forestry Measures to be referred to a Standing Committee on Statutry Instruments, &c—[Mr. Stallard.]
Mr. Ken Weetch accordingly presented a Bill to amend the Solicitors Act 1974 so as to allow persons other than solicitors, barristers and notaries public to draw up certain documents; and the...
[10th ALLOTTED DAY]—considered
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Stallard.]
Ordered, That Mr. John Watkinson be discharged from the Select Committee on the Armed Forces Bill and that Mr. Paul B. Rose be added to the Committee.—[Mr. Coleman.]
Unless there is any objection, I propose to put the three Standing Order amendments as one Question.
Ordered, That a Select Committee be appointed to consider the extent, nature and causes of the problems of families where there is violence; and to make recommendations.
Motion made, and Question proposed. That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Coleman.]
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