House of Commons debates

Monday, 11 October 1976

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prices and Consumer Protection

    • National Insurance (Employers' Contribution)

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection what is his estimate of the effect on the Retail Price Index of the increased employers' contribution to national insurance.

    • Manufacturing Industry Costs

      12 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection what has been the increase in the price of materials and fuel purchased by manufacturing industry over the past 12 months.

      Prices

      18 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection if he will make a statement on the rate of price increases at the latest convenient date.

      Hire Purchase

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection what effect the Consumer Transactions (Restrictions on Statements) Order will have upon the availability of hire-purchase...

      Price Control

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection whether he will make a statement about future Government policy towards price control.

      Investment Relief

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection what is his estimate of the effect on prices of the additional investment relief announced in the consultative document and the...

      Trade Descriptions Act

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection if he proposes to introduce legislation amending or extending the Trade Descriptions Act 1968.

      Food Subsidies

      17 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection what are the latest figures available for the weekly benefits provided by food subsidies to the average family and typical...

      Cost of Living

      21 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection by what percentage the cost of living has increased since February 1974 to the latest available date.

      Margarine

      9 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection if he will redistribute the total subsidy now paid on butter equally between butter and margarine.

      Metrication Board

      10 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection what has been the total cost to date of the Metrication Board.

      Retail Price Index

      10 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection what has been the increase in the Retail Price Index over the past 12 months in the United Kingdom, the United States of America,...

      Consumer Protection

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection what further proposals are being considered to improve the protection of consumers.

      Price Code

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection what further amendments he will now consider making to the Price Code.

      Children's Shoes

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection if he will hold consultations with the industry concerning the level of prices of children's shoes.

      Metrication

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection whether he will make a statement about the Government's metrication policy.

      Nationalised Industry Prices

      9 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection what has been the effect on the Retail Price Index of the increase in prices of nationalised industry products and services over...

      Duchy of Lancaster

      16 speeches

      asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster when he next intends to visit the Duchy of Lancaster; and what ministerial duties he intends to undertake during his visit.

      Economic Advisers

      14 speeches

      asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster whether he intends to appoint further economic advisers to assist him in his rôle of advising the Government on economic policy.

  • Normansfield Hospital

    17 speeches

    Mr. Patrick Jenkin (by Private Notice) asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether he will make a statement on the case of Dr. Terence Lawlor of Normansfield Hospital.

  • Economic Situation

    47 speeches

    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Graham.]

  • Private Business

  • Economic Situation

    53 speeches

    Question again proposed, That this House do now adjourn.

  • Price Code

    35 speeches

    10.16 p.m.

  • Central Advisory Councils for Education

    4 speeches

    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Graham.]

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Debates in the House of Commons are an opportunity for MPs from all parties to scrutinise government legislation and raise important local, national or topical issues.

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