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Wednesday, 14 April 1976
The House met at Eleven o'clock
[Mr SPEAKER in the Chair]
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will review the present system of public inquiries in Scotland.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he will take steps to improve public transport in Scotland.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the most recent assessment by his Department of current economic trends within Scotland; and when it will be published.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what action he intends to take to alleviate the present problems facing the paper-making industry in West Aberdeenshire.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on the present state of the fishing industry.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he will implement the provision of the EEC Directive on Mountain and Hill Farming, which allows for investment grants for non-agricultural...
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he will make a statement on the rundown of the textile industry in Clackmannanshire.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he will make a statement on the Government's policy towards denominational schools in Scotland.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what representations he has received concerning the future provision of hospital facilities in Argyll.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what consultation he has had with the staff of teacher-training colleges following his announced cutback in recruitment of student teachers.
asked the Lord Advocate if he will pay an official visit to a children's panel hearing.
asked the Lord Advocate whether any prosecutions have taken place in connection with the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973.
asked the Lord Advocate whether he is satisfied with the system employed in the Crown Office for the assessment of the weight of evidence before the service of an indictment in solemn procedure.
asked the Lord Advocate how long it takes on average for a prosecution under the Road Traffic Acts to come to court in Perth, Lerwick, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Jedburgh.
asked the Lord Advocate what steps he has taken towards the implementation of the recommendations by the Committee chaired by the right hon. and learned Member for Huntingdonshire (Sir D....
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I am grateful to you for your permission to raise a very important point of order. I refer to the use by the Chair yesterday of Standing Orders Nos. 22 and 23. I...
May I ask the Leader of the House to state the business for the week after the recess?
The House will recall that paragraphs 289 and 290 of Cmnd. 6348, the White Paper on devolution to Scotland and Wales, explained the Government's plans for housing the Scottish and Welsh...
Mr. Bob Cryer accordingly presented a Bill to amend the Health and Safety at Work etc. 1974; and for connected purposes; and the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 73A (Standing Committee on Statutory Instruments, &;c.).
That the Pool Competitions Act 1971 (Continuance) Order 1976, a draft of which was laid before this House on 31st March, be approved.—[Mr. Dormand.]
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Dormand.]
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