Thursday, 24 November 1977
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what proposals he has for reopening talks with the political parties in Northern Ireland to lead to the creation of a new political forum there.
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland it he will make a statement on the discussions the Department of Commerce has had to date with Container Re-furbishing Ltd., Newry, so far as...
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland when he intends to publish the report and findings of the Poleglass housing inquiry.
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he remains satisfied with the level of house building in the Province.
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what has been the number of hackney carriage licences issued in Belfast in each of the past three years.
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he is satisfied with the procedures for the interrogation of suspects carried out by the Royal Ulster Constabulary.
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he intends to lay an order requiring compulsory use of seat belts in Northern Ireland.
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will give an assurance that the Government are giving the maximum assistance to Short Bros. Ltd. in its efforts to acquire the right to...
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what future action he is going to take to weaken the sectarian base of Ulster's educational system.
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he intends to introduce legislation to repeal the Payments of Debt (Emergency Provisions) (Northern Ireland) Act 1971 during the present...
Mr. Wm. Ross: asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will make it his policy that the farm-gate price of milk in Northern Ireland should be on a par with the rest of the United...
asked the Prime Minister if he has any plans to visit Dublin.
asked the Prime Minister when he next plans to meet the Heads of State of the EEC.
asked the Prime Minister if he will dismiss the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs.
asked the Prime Minister whether he will seek to pay an official visit to Moscow.
Yesterday the hon. Member for Edinburgh, Pentlands (Mr. Rifkind) raised with me a question et order about Members voting in both Lobbies during the same Division. I have been giving further...
On another point of order, Mr. Speaker. Will you give consideration to the possibility of varying your now invariable practice of calling the same fellows at every Prime Minister's Question Time?...
Before we come to business questions, may I inform the House that I have on my list a far greater number of right hon. and hon. Members wishing to speak in the major debate to follow than I can...
Ordered,That the matters of the Arts in Wales and the Welsh Development Agency, being matters relating exclusively to Wales, be referred to the Welsh Grand Committee for their consideration....
Order for Second Reading read.
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. Pensioners Payments Act 19772. Aberdeen...
Question again proposed, That the Bill be now read a Second Time.
Queen's Recommendation having been signified—
Motion made, and Question put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 73A (Standing Committee on Statutory Instruments, &c.),
That the draft European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (No. 3) Order 1977, which was laid before this House on 3rd November, be approved.—[Mr. Graham.]
That the Mink (Keeping) Order 1977, a copy of which was laid before this House on 3rd November, be approved.—[Mr. Graham.]
Ordered,That the Standing Order of 22nd November 1974 relating to the nomination of the Select Committee on Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration be amended, by leaving out Mr. Charles...
Motion made, and Question proposed. That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Graham.]
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