Thursday, 20 May 1976
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
Order for consideration read.
Orders for Second Reading read.
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many senior attendance centres there are in England and Wales; and what plans he has to increase their number.
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will tighten the controls over the possession of shot-guns.
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what further proposals for immigration controls he is considering to assist local authorities charged with having to house immigrant families...
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what estimate he has now made of the number of dependants eligible to enter the United Kingdom from the New Commonwealth.
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he is satisfied with the arrangements for voting rights of patients in psychiaric hospitals; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what steps he is intending to take to improve the prison education situation in Winson Green Prison, Birmingham.
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what estimate he has made of the length of time the Boundary Commission would take to draw up the boundaries of the constituencies in the...
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he is satisfied with the arrangements, which fall within his departmental responsibilities, for official visits from overseas Heads of...
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he is yet in a position to make a statement on the effect on establishments of the increase in remission to detainees in detention centres.
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list the powers he possesses concerning the role of the police in the detention of people entering the country in the possession of...
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what representations have been received by his Department seeking amendments to the Shops Act 1950.
asked the Prime Minister whether he has any further proposals for changes in the allocation of ministerial responsibilities.
asked the Prime Minister if he will reallocated responsibility so as to make one Minister responsible for coordination of anti-rabies measures.
The following Written Questions stood upon the Order Paper
Will the Leader of the House kindly state the business for next week?
Yesterday the hon. and learned Member for Montgomery (Mr. Hooson) suggested to me that it was a convention of the House that an advocate does not personally raise or discuss in this House any...
As amended (in the Standing Committee), considered.
'(1) Where the report of an investigation into a complaint is sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions in pursuance of section 49(3) of the Police Act 1964 (cases where criminal offences may...
'(1) Where a complaint is made by or on behalf of a person accused or convicted of a criminal offence about the conduct of a member of a police force in relation to his arrest, charge or...
'"Non-Police Act force" means a body of constables maintained by an authority or company under a public or private Act of Parliament other than the Police Act 1964'.—[Mr. Teddy Taylor.]
The Ministry of Defence;British Rail;British Transport Docks Board;The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority;The Royal Parks;The Port of London Authority;The Mersey Docks and Harbour Company;...
'It is hereby declared that Police Federation funds may properly be used to prosecute cases of defamation against the police arising in the course of a complaint made against a police officer or...
Ordered,That, at this days Sitting, the Police Bill and the Motion relating to Ways and Means may be proceeded wih, though opposed, until any hour.—[Mr. Coleman.]
As amended (in the Standing Committee), further considered.
Order for Second Reading read.
Queen's Recommendation having been signified—
Resolved,That any Act of the present Session to amend the law relating to companies may— (1) require the payment of fees to the registrar of companies in respect of matters specified by...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 73A (Standing Committee on Statutory Instrument, &c.)
That the Sheriff Courts (Scotland) Act 1971 (Private Jurisdiction, &c.) Order 1976, a draft of which was laid before this House on 27th April, be approved.—[Mr. Bates.]
That the British Wool (Guaranteed Prices) (Amendment) Order 1976 (S.I., 1976, No. 602), a copy of which was laid before this House on 26th April, be approved.—[Mr. Bates.]
Motion made, and Question proposed. That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Bates.]
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