Wednesday, 12 May 1976
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what are the present estimates of the cost of servicing the proposed Assembly in Scotland.
Mr. Morro: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on his meeting with the Scottish Trades Union Congress on 23rd April.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland when he next plans to meet representatives of the fishing industry.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he will make a statement on the provision of hospital services for the mentally handicapped in Scotland over the next five years.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he is satisfied with the rate of house building, public and private, in Irvine New Town; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what additional measures he proposes to deal with unemployment in Scotland.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many newly qualified primary and secondary teachers, respectively, will leave colleges of education in the Strathclyde Region at the summer vacation;...
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will pay an official visit to Glasgow.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on the latest effects of public expenditure cuts on services for retirement pensioners and those in geriatric wards of...
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he has received representations from the Scottish Old People's Welfare Council (Age Concern, Scotland) about a deterioration in the domiciliary...
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many persons are employed in the administration of the area health boards in Scotland; and how this figure compares with the total number employed at...
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement)n the programme for the provision of geriatric beds at Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what representations he has had regarding the extension of the existing 30 m.p.h. speed limit on the trunk road (Route A985) at Westfield, Kincardine;...
asked the Lord Advocate whether he will consider any recommendation from the Scottish Law Commission to establish a Department of Legal Affairs.
asked the Lord Advocate how many official court visits he has made in the last year.
asked the Lord Advocate whether he proposes to abolish the need for corroboration in criminal law in Scotland.
asked the Lord Advocate what rôle he envisages for the Scottish Law Officers after the implementation of the Government's policy on devolution.
asked the Lord Advocate what recent representations he has received concerning the case of Mr. Patrick Meehan.
Mr. Nicholas Fairbairn accordingly presented a Bill to expropriate any proceeds of a crime and any monies derived from the commission of crime; and the same was read the First time; and ordered...
[20th ALLOTED DAY]—considered.
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. John Ellis.]
With the permision of the House, to save interrupting the next item of business within a minute and a half, I shall now put the 10 o'clock motion.
Queen's Recommendation having been signified—
Resolved,That one tenth of the sums deducted or set aside in the current year from the salaries of Members of Parliament under section one of the House of Commons Members' Fund Act 1939 and one...
I remind the House that Mr. Speaker has selected the two amendments to the motion. I will now explain to the House the procedure on the motion and the amendments. It is as follows. First, I...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Coleman.]
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