Monday, 4 July 1977
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
I have to inform the House that the University of Southampton, my own university, proposes to do me the honour of conferring on me the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws on Friday 8th July. I...
asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he will make a statement on the current and prospective margins of unused capacity in the electrical generating industry.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy when he last met the Chairman of the British Gas Corporation.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy what period of time he anticipates will elapse between the reports being received by him from the Nuclear Power Company and the National Nuclear...
asked the Secretary of State for Energy what contacts his Department has had with the Carter Administration on the subject of energy savings.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he will give a report of his term as President of the Council of Energy Ministers.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy when he next expects to meet the Chairman of the British National Oil Corporation to discuss further participation in the oil industry.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he proposes to re- introduce the scheme for selective assist ance to electricity consumers next winter; and if he will consider extending the scheme to...
asked the Secretary of State for Energy whether he will now invite the CEGB to place the order for the Drax B power station.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he is satisfied with progress to date in the exploration of the Celtic Sea for oil.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy what is the estimated probable cost of lost orders to British Nuclear Fuels from overseas processing contracts due to delays brought about by the present...
asked the Secretary of State for Energy what recent consultations he has had with representatives of North Sea divers.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy when he now expects to announce the appointment of the members of the Energy Commission.
asked the Minister of Overseas Development if she has completed her review of the best methods of transferring appropriate technology to developing countries; and if she will make a statement.
asked the Minister of Overseas Development whether she intends to introduce any additional measures for overseas development, following the Commonwealth Leaders' Conference in June.
asked the Minister of Overseas Development what is the estimated cost of the new aid commitments for the United Kingdom which have arisen out of the North-South dialogue.
asked the Minister of Overseas Development what proportion of the 45 million units of account recently agreed by the EEC Development Council in Luxembourg for non-associated States in Asia and...
asked the Minister of Overseas Development why she will initiate studies into the possibility of aid for the extension of the airport and the development of fisheries and tourism in the Falkland...
With your permission, Mr. Speaker, I will make a statement about business to be taken in the Council of Ministers of the European Community during July, the first month of the Belgian Presidency....
[26th ALLOTTED DAY]—considered
Ordered,That the Passenger Vehicles (Experimental Areas) Bill [Lords] may be proceeded with at this day's Sitting, though opposed, until any hour.—[Mr. Ashton.]
As amended (in the Standing Committee), considered.
I beg to move Amendment No. 7, in page 2, line 36, leave out "twelve" and insert "sixteen".
I beg to move Amendment No. 10, in page 6, line 15, at end insert— '(2) Paragraph 13 below applies in relation to the grant of a special authorisation.'.
Motion made and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Stoddart.]
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