Thursday, 23 November 1978
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
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 Act:
Order for Third Reading read.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the marginal rate of income tax for a pensioner couple with an income equivalent to average male earnings and composed of the flat-rate State pension...
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what recent discussions he has had with the building societies about the level of mortgage interest rates.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what further measures he has in mind for controlling inflation; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether joining the European monetary system will be helpful to the stability of sterling.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on the effect of the recently announced increase in minimum lending rate.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he has any proposals to reduce the amount of tax relief allowed on mortgage interest payments.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his estimate of the extent to which petrol tax would have to be increased if the whole of the excise duty on private cars were transferred to a...
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what rate of pay increases is being used currently by the Government in determining cash limits for the 1978–79 estimates.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he is satisfied that the tax regulation on occupational pension schemes facilitates the transfer of such pensions on changing employment.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is satisfied with the rate of economic growth.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will make a statement about the operation of the Government's black list as it applies to withholding Government contracts from companies deemed...
Mr. Wm. Ross: asked the Prime Minister if he will list his engagements for 23rd November.
asked the Prime Minister if he will pay an official visit to Northern Ireland.
Since the Anglo-American proposals for Rhodesia were made public in September last year, we and the United States Government have been working to bring all the parties together in round-table...
Business Statement—the Lord President.
Members successful in the Ballot were:
Order for Second Reading read.
Queen's Recommendation having been signified—
Ordered,That the Standing Order of 18th December 1974 relating to the nomination of the Committee of Public Accounts be amended, by leaving out Mr. John Evans and inserting Miss Betty...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Thomas Cox.]
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