Thursday, 13 July 1978
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland when he last met the Northern Ireland trade unions.
Mr. Wm. Ross: asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what consideration he has given to the length of sentences currently provided for serious criminal offences in Northern Ireland:...
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he is satisfied with the level of industrial investment in Northern Ireland.
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will now agree to a deputation of hon. Members going to Northern Ireland to visit the prisons there, including H block, in the light of...
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what plans he has to have further talks with the various political groupings in Northern Ireland.
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland whether he is satisfied that there is adequate use of public inquiry in connection with departmental decisions on planning applications involving...
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what steps he is taking to improve the community's participation in the policing and administration of the Province.
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many schools in the secondary sector are integrated; and what proportion of the secondary school population this represents.
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what consideration he is giving to the special protection of the occupants of both marked and unmarked police vehicles in Northern Ireland.
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will make a further statement on the security situation in Northern Ireland.
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what recent representations he has received about the Government's proposals for the future structure of secondary education in the Province; and...
asked the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for 13th July.
asked the Prime Minister when he last met the heads of nationalised industries.
Will the Leader of the House please state the business for next week?
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 consideration, namely,...
By leave of the House, I will put together the Questions on the three motions relating to Statutory Instruments.
As amended (in the Committee and in the Standing Committee), further considered.
I beg to move amendment no. 136, in page 22, line 16, at end insert— 'or of an interest in a trading company or in a company which is a member of a trading group'.
I beg to move amendment no. 181, in page 22, line 43, leave out from 'within' to 'and' in line 44 and insert: 'three years after the date upon which the original lessee was first entitled to...
I beg to move amendment no. 19, in page 27, line 23, leave out subsections (5) and (6).
I beg to move, amendment no. 57, in page 31, leave out line 7 and insert— '(7) Subject to subsection (8) below, in this section and Schedule 7 to this Act'.
Amendments made: No. 59, in page 72, line 14, at end insert 'and'.
Amendment made: No. 86, in page 74, line 14, at end insert— '(1A) Where the company concerned has control of another company or companies. The scheme may be expressed to extend to all or...
I beg to move amendment no. 126, in page 36, line 43, leave out from 'offer' to second 'any' in line 44 and insert 'for'.
Amendments made: No. 91, in age 39, line 33, after 'for', insert: '(subject to subsection (8) below)'.
Amendments made: No. 159, in Clause 49, page 45, line 27, at end insert '"group scheme" and, in relation to such a scheme, "participating company" have the meaning assigned by paragraph 1(1A) of...
I beg to move amendment no. 168, in page 46, line 32, leave out subsections (1) and (2) and insert '(1) The Tables set out in Schedule 9 to this Act shall, in the case of any chargeable transfer...
I beg to move amendment no. 99, in page 49, line 27, at end insert 'but after paragraph (b) there shall be inserted "and(c) where a company has shares or securities of any class giving powers of...
Amendments made: No. 101, in page 50, line 1, leave out 'subsections (2) and (3) below' and insert: 'the provisions of this section'.
Amendments made: No. 125, in page 79, line 35 at end insert 'and after paragraph (b) there shall be inserted the words"but, if the trusts are those of a profit sharing scheme approved under the...
I beg to move amendment no. 130, in page 56, line 5, 'and the new sub-paragraph (2A) set out above applies where the disposition mentioned in that sub-paragraph is on or after that date.' The new...
I beg to move amendment no. 29, in page 5, line 27, leave out Clause 63.
Amendment made: No. 185, in page 86, line 42, at end insert— 25. In section 5 of the Import Duties Act 1958 (reliefs from import duties) after subsection (1) there shall be inserted the...
Amendment made: No. 132, in page 57, line 21, after 'Part I', insert— '(except sections (Vehicles excise duty: Great Britain) and (Vehicles excise duty: Northern Ireland)'.—[Mr. Bates.]
Amendments made: No. 133, in page 88, line 19, at end insert— '1972 c. 41 The Finance Act 1972. Section 128(1).'.
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Bates.]
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