Tuesday, 9 March 1976
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
asked the Secretary of State for Defence what was the total sum spent on defence in the financial year 1913–14 and the total sum in 1974–75, expressed in 1975 prices.
asked the Secretary of State for Defence whether he will make a statement about recent progress towards arms standardisation in NATO.
asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement about the operation of the security forces in Northern Ireland.
asked the Secretary of State for Defence what consultations have taken place among EEC Defence Ministers on that part of the Tindemans Report which lies within the area of their responsibility.
asked the Secretary of State for Defence whether the programming of British and French Polaris submarines is now suitably co-ordinated.
asked the Secretary of State for Defence what annual cost saving will result from reductions in Army equipment as a result of his Defence Review.
asked the Secretary of State for Defence, in the light of reductions in public expenditure, what steps are being taken to redeploy civilian labour now involved in defence projects to work of...
asked the Secretary of State for Defence what is the strategic value of Iceland to NATO.
asked the Secretary of State for Defence whether he will confirm that no cut is envisaged in the multi-role combat aircraft programme.
asked the Secretary of State for Defence what is his present estimate of the number who will lose their jobs as a direct result of the defence cuts made since he took office.
asked the Prime Minister when he next intends to visit Wales.
asked the Prime Minister whether he will reduce the number of Questions put down to him that he transfers to other Ministers.
asked the Prime Minister when he next hopes to meet political leaders of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
asked the Prime Minister when he next expects to meet the Secretary-General of the United Nations.
The following Member took and subscribed the Oath: Geoffrey Robinson Esq., for Coventry, North-West.
Mr. Jim Callaghan, supported by Mr. Jack Ashley, Mr. Lewis Carter-Jones, Mrs. Lynda Chalker, Miss Janet Fookes, Mrs. Millie Miller, Mr. Stephen Ross, Mr. Sydney Tierney, Mr. Terry Walker and Mr....
Mr. John Farr accordingly presented a Bill to amend the Local Government Act 1972 in respect of allowances to members of local authorities and other bodies; to facilitate the recovery of loss of...
Before I announce the selection of amendments I must say that I wish that the House had been more crowded to hear my statement. It will not surprise the House to learn that I have an enormously...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Snape.]
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