Thursday, 4 March 1976
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
BRITISH RAILWAYS BILL (By Order)
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer when he expects to publish the White Paper outlining the Govenment's new policy towards banking supervision.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what recent discussions he has held with the Building Societies Association.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what are his proposals for the introduction of negative income tax.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will now slow down the phasing out of subsidies to the nationalised industries.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what plans he has for equalising the payments made to employers through the regional employment premium for male and female workers.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what recent representations he has received about the tax position of widows; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the rate of VAT charged on paraffin lamps.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the current total of overseas debt; and what was it in February 1974.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the starting level for the higher rates of income tax would now be for a married man with two children under 11 years of age to produce the equivalent...
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will bring forward legislation to implement the policy concerning small businesses expressed in the motion passed by the House of Commons on 30th...
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will publish the report of the interdepartmental committee on the impact of capital taxation on agriculture.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the current rate of inflation; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will list the value of the child tax allowance for the years 1950 to 1976 for a standard rate tax payer.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he has any intention of making any further cuts in public expenditure for any of the years covered by the Public Expenditure White Paper published on 19th...
asked the Prime Minister whether he has any plans to pay an official visit to Luxembourg.
asked the Prime Minister when he next proposes to make a Ministerial broadcast.
asked the Prime Minister whether he will place in the Library a copy of his public speech on economic policy made at the Civil Service Department on 16th February.
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. During the course of his replies, the Prime Minister—
May I ask the Leader of the House whether he will state the business for next week?
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 which should have urgent consideration, namely,...
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I seek your guidance on an important matter. I am sorry not to have given notice of it. I refer to motions Nos. 6 and 7, on the Orders of the Day, which are to...
Mr. Laurie Pavitt, supported by Dr. M. S. Miller, Mrs. Lynda Chalker, Mr. David Steel, Mr. McCusker, Mrs. Winifred Ewing, Mr. Robin Corbett, Sir George Young, Mr. Clement Freud, Mr. Roger Sims,...
Order for Second Reading read.
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: 1. National Coal Board (Finance) Act 19762. British...
Question again proposed.
Queen's Recommendation having been signified—
Order for Second Reading read.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 73A (Standing Committee on Statutory Instruments, &c).
That this House takes note of Commission Document No. R/1131 /75 relating to Forestry Measures.—[Mr. Walter Harrison.]
If there is no objection I shall put the Question on both Measures together. That the Ecclesiastical Judges and Legal Officers Measure, passed by the General Synod of the Church of England, be...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Stoddart.]
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