Thursday, 26 May 1977
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
Order for consideration read.
Order for Second Reading read.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much income tax was lost as a result of the taxpayer leaving the United Kingdom in the latest year for which figures are available.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on the proposed increase in International Monetary Fund quotas.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his latest estimate of the current rate of inflation.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the level of invisible exports in the first quarter of 1977; and how that compares with the first quarter of 1976.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will list those tax reliefs which are of specific interest to small firms.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he has given further consideration to exempting maintenance of disabled persons' appliances from higher rate VAT.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what representations he has received, since his Budget Statement, on the need to make essential travel-to-work expenses tax deductable.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on the disposal of part of the Government's holding in British Petroleum Ltd.
Radice: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is satisfied with the growth in gross national product.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer why internal combustion engines in all their various forms are required to be licensed in addition to paying duty on the fuel purchased to propel them.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what has been the change in the average weekly wage between March 1974 and the present time expressed in terms of current £ sterling.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what are the prospects for export-led growth in 1977.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what tax is payable on earnings from part-time service in the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.
asked the Prime Minister if the speech by the Secretary of State for the Home Department on 6th May 1977 in South Leeds on local government election results represents Government policy.
asked the Prime Minister how many Heads of Government will be attending the Commonwealth Prime Ministers' Conference.
asked the Prime Minister if he will appoint someone with experience of industrial reorganisation and mergers to his policy unit at No. 10.
asked the Prime Minister what study he is making of the effects of United Kingdom membership of the EEC.
May I ask the Leader of the House whether he will state the business for the first week after the recess?
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement on British Leyland's investment plans. On 2nd March I described three objectives towards which the National Enterprise Board...
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement on the United Kingdom pigmeat industry. On 21st May the European Court of Justice issued a decision on an application from the...
I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1967, that the Queen has signified Her Royal Assent to the following Acts: 1. Returning Officers (Scotland) Act 19772. Marriage...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House at its rising tomorrow do adjourn till Monday 13th June.—[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, for a period after Ten o'clock equal to...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Graham.]
Ordered,That the Statute Law (Repeals) Bill [Lords] may be proceeded with at this day's sitting, those opposed, until any hour.—[Mr. Ashton,]
I was about to conclude and to say that this may be the last chance for many years to relieve the South-East of an unfair share of the burden of air traffic that serves the whole of the country....
Order for Second Reading read.
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Snape.]
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