Tuesday, 1 March 1977
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
BRITISH TRANSPORT DOCKS BILL
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will communicate with the relevant interests with a view to introducing a national minimum wage; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment to what factors he attributes the rise in unemployment in large cities and towns since the present administration took office in 1974.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what measures he is taking to promote the development of industrial training in the Northern Region.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment when he last met the chairman of the Manpower Services Commission.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many young people who left school in 1976 or earlier are still unemployed in South-East London.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment when he proposes to implement the regulations in the Health and Safety at Work Act etc. 1974 providing for the appointment of union-nominated safety...
asked the Sec retary of State for Employment by what number the labour force engaged in the textile industry has decreased during the last 10 years.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what action he is taking to facilitate the employment of deaf people.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment by how much unemployment has risen in Newcastle since February 1974.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment when his Department expects to have the result of the inquiry into why older workers give up or carry on working; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment whether he will make a further statement on the level of unemployment in the construction industry; and what proposals he has for reducing it at least...
asked the Secretary of State for Employment whether he is satisfied with the level of unemployment in the Northern Region.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many new jobs he estimates need to be created by 1980 to provide employment for those coming on to the labour market, either for the first time,...
asked the Prime Minister when he last visited the City of London.
asked the Prime Minister if he will appoint a further person to the Royal Commission on Legal Services.
asked the Prime Minister if he will list the responsibilities which he has allocated to the Chancellor of the Exchequer.
The following Member took and subscribed the Oath:
I beg to ask leave, Mr. Speaker, to move the Adjournment of the House, under Standing Order No. 9, for the purpose of discussing a specific and important matter that should have urgent...
Mr Greville Janner accordingly presented a Bill to amend the Trade Union and Labour Relations Act 1974 in relation to the unfair dismissal of employees who ordinarily work partly outside and...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Tinn.]
Ordered,That Miss Betty Boothroyd, Mr. Hugh Dykes, Mr. Alexander Fletcher, Mr. William Molloy and Mr. Frank Tomney be discharged from membership of the European Parliament and that Mr. Ronald...
Motion made and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Coleman.]
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