Tuesday, 21 December 1976
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
Order for Second Reading read.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what monitoring his Department does of the administration of unemployment benefits carried out by its offices.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will make a statement on the latest figures relating to the employment of disabled people in the public sector.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what inquiries have been made by his Department into the circumstances in which the British Railways' Board has dismissed 31 of its employees for...
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many trade unions have made representations to him regarding the proposed delay in the implementation of the proposed health and safety regulations...
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what steps he is taking to reduce unemployment in the construction industry.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he is satisfied with the operation of the Employment Protection Act.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will introduce legislation to protect home workers from exploitation.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will list the principal religious sects whose precepts would enable a worker to avoid joining a trade union closed shop.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what survey his Department has carried out on employment trends in North-East Lancashire.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will make a statement as to why unemployment statistics have not been published since October 1976.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment to what factors he ascribes the relatively low level of recorded industrial disputes over the last two years.
asked the Prime Minister what reply he has given to a letter he has received from Mole Valley Farmers Limited on the subject of national government.
asked the Prime Minister when he last met the CBI.
asked the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for 21st December.
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I wish to raise the misuse of the Order Paper for Questions to the Prime Minister. Hon. Members who have had experience in previous Parliaments will realise that...
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I apologise to you for the very short notice of this matter, but it is less than an hour since I received my last letter from the Leader of the House in relation...
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I will make a statement on the special Foreign Minister's Council which met yesterday to continue the discussion of fisheries begun in the previous Council on 13th...
The hon. Member for Southampton, Itchen (Mr. Mitchell) and I applied this morning for a debate on JET under Standing Order No. 9 in the light of Dr. Brunner's statement. However, since then the...
Mr. Secretary Booth, supported by Mr. Secretary Mason, Mr. Robert Sheldon, Mr. J. D. Concannon, Mr. Harold Walker, and Mr. John Golding, presented a Bill to reduce the rebates payable under...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr.Tinn.]
Ordered,That, at this day's sitting, the Motion in the name of the Prime Minister for the Adjournment of the House may be proceeded with, though opposed, until Eleven o'clock and the...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Coleman.]
Mr.Speaker: The amendment in the name of the hon. Member for the Western Isles (Mr. Stewart) to the first motion is out of order and, therefore, is not selected.
Lords amendment considered.
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Stoddart.]
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