House of Commons debates

Thursday, 1 December 1977

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [Mr. SPEAKERin the Chair]

  • Private Business

    • Selection

      Ordered, That the Standing Order of 6th August 1976 relating to the nomination of members of the Committee of Selection be amended by leaving out Mr. Donald Stewart and inserting Mr. A. J....

    • Crown Agents

      Return ordered, of the Report by the Committee of Inquiry appointed by the Minister of Overseas Development into the circumstances which led to the Crown Agents requesting financial assistance...

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

    • Green Pound

      25 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what are the latest figures available for the percentage effect on the overall price of food and the retail price index of adjusting the...

    • Non-Milk Fats Products

      4 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food on what grounds he withdrew his opposition to the proposed new Community regulations enabling the manufacture and marketing of products...

      Common Agricultural Policy

      8 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will use his influence in the Council of Ministers in Brussels to modify the common agricultural policy on the lines set out in the...

      Common External Tariff

      8 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what action he is taking to ensure that the Community's common external tariff is lowered to allow easier entry of foodstuffs, such as...

      Badgers

      6 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many badgers he expects to be killed under the powers given by the Diseases of Animals (Badgers) (Control Areas) Order 1977; and what...

      Fishing Quotas

      6 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what progress has been made in negotiations between Norway and the European Economic Community regarding fishing quotas.

      National Farmers Union

      10 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food when he will next meet the President of the National Farmers Union.

      Potatoes

      9 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will make a statement on the future of the Potato Marketing Board.

      Horses and Ponies (Exports)

      6 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food how many horses and ponies were exported live to Denmark in the period 1st January 1977 to 1st July 1977.

      Australia (Minister's Visit)

      6 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food whether he will make a statement about his visit to Australia.

      Pigmeat

      6 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what recent representations he has received on behalf of the British pigmeat industry; and what reply he has given to such representations.

      Snares

      4 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will take steps to ban the use of snares.

      Foodstuffs (Imports)

      7 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what further steps he proposes to take for easier access into the United Kingdom for efficiently produced foodstuffs from outside the EEC in...

      Animals (Exports)

      9 speeches

      asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what action has been taken to implement the O'Brien Committee Report on the Export of Live Animals for Slaughter.

      Garston

      12 speeches

      asked the Prime Minister if he will pay an official visit to Garston.

      Ministers' Newspaper Articles

      9 speeches

      asked the Prime Minister what advice or instructions he as Prime Minister has given concerning the publication of newspaper articles by members of his Government.

      Prime Minister (Engagements)

      14 speeches

      asked the Prime Minister if he will list his engagements for 1st December.

  • Business of the House

    66 speeches

    Will the Leader of the House please state the business for next week?

  • Crown Agents

    47 speeches

    With permission, Mr. Speaker, I wish to make a statement about the Crown Agents. I am today publishing the report of the committee which I appointed in 1975, under the chairmanship of His Honour...

  • Executions (Bermuda)

    4 speeches

    Mr. Hooky: I beg to ask leave 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...

  • Crown Agents

    2 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I beg to ask leave to move the Adjournment of the House, under Standing Order No. 9, for the purpose of discussing a specific and important matter that should...

  • STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS, &c.

    Ordered,That the National Ports Council Provision of Funds Scheme 1977 (Confirmation) Order 1977 (S.I. 1977, No. 1725) be referred to a Standing Committee on Statutory Instruments,...

  • Orders of the Day — European Assembly Elections Bill

    69 speeches

    Considered in Committee.

  • Clause 1

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And sometimes to shout at each other.

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