Tuesday, 22 November 1977
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
Order for Second Reading read.
Considered; to be read the Third time tomorrow.
Return ordered,showing the number of offences relating to motor vehicles in England and Wales, the number of persons prosecuted for such offences, statistics of court proceedings and the number...
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether he will have consultations with the relevant regional health authority in order to speed up a decision regarding the building of a new...
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he remains satisfied with the operation of the disabled housewife allowance.
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will make a statement about boarding-out allowances for foster children.
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many people were awaiting admission into National Health Service hospitals at the latest date for which figures are available.
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what success has been achieved with the Campaign for Access for the Disabled; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will make arrangements to pay the mobility allowance by post.
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services when he expects a report on the review of the work of the Supplementary Benefits Commission.
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether he will make a statement on the financial support available to relatives caring for the frail elderly.
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is his estimate of the number of mentally handicapped adults in England currently living at home with their parents who will need alternative...
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the approximate total national waiting list and average waiting time for places for the elderly in hospital beds and hostels; what steps...
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what representations he has received about the lack of funds for psychiatric hospitals in Northumberland; and what replies he has made
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many children have been given whooping cough vaccine in the current year; and how this figure compares with the previous three years.
asked the Prime Minister whether he will publish in theOfficial Report his letter of 30th September to the Secretary of the Labour Party on the Government's attitude to the EEC; and whether he...
asked the Prime Minister when he proposes next to meet the Governor of the Bank of England.
asked the Prime Minister if he has any plans to visit Mozambique.
asked the Prime Minister when he will next take the chair at a meeting of the National Economic Development Council.
The House will recall that on 19th July last I announced the names of the right hon. and hon. Members who had agreed to serve on my Conference on Electoral Law. Since that date the hon. Member...
With the leave of the House, I will put together the 11 motions relating to Statutory Instruments.
Ordered,That the Report [17th November] of the Business Committee be now considered.—[Mr. Foot.]
[1ST ALLOTTED DAY]
I beg to move Amendment No. 17, in page 1, line 15, after 'Assembly', insert 'the members of which shall be elected by that system of proportional voting specified under this Act'.
15.—(1) No person shall be eligible to be elected as an additional member unless his name was listed as an adopted list candidate at the ordinary election concerned.
17.—(1) If it appears to the Secretary of State that a Bill passed by the Scottish Assembly under the provisions of section 2(6) of this Act would not be in the interests of the United...
Motion made, and Question proposed. That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Tinn]
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