Monday, 15 January 1979
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKERin the Chair]
I regret to have to inform the House of the death of Sir Arthur Irvine, QC, Member for Liverpool, Edge Hill, and I desire, on behalf of the House, to express our sense of the loss we have...
asked the Secretary of State for Industry when he plans next to meet the chairman of British Shipbuilders.
asked the Secretary of State for Industry when he expects next to have an official meeting with the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders to discuss problems affecting the United Kingdom...
asked the Secretary of State for Industry when he expects to place in the Library those parts of the BL corporate plan which can safely be published.
asked the Secretary of State for Industry when he expects to meet the chairman of the National Enterprise Board.
asked the Secretary of State for Industry how many planning agreements have now been reached (a) in the public sector and (b) in the private sector.
asked the Secretary of State for Industry what progress has been made in implementing sector working party recommendations ; and if he will make a statement on the industrial strategy.
asked the Secretary of State for Industry when he intends next to meet the chairman of the Confederation of British Industry.
asked the Secretary of State for Industry how many directions under section 3 of the Industry Act 1975 he has issued.
asked the Secretary of State for Industry what representations he has received about the future location of Post Office historical records.
asked the Secretary of State for Industry when he will next meet the chairman of the British Steel Corporation.
asked the Secretary of State for Industry whether he is satisfied with the performance of manufacturing industry.
asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he has any plans to meet the chairman of the British Productivity Council.
asked the Attorney-General whether he will make a statement on the use of his discretion regarding charges preferred under the Official Secrets Acts following the comments of the trial judge in...
asked the Attorney-General when he expects next to meet the Director of Public Prosecutions.
asked the Attorney-General how many people are kept waiting for over four months for damage awarded in court in cases where legal aid is concerned and if he will take steps to improve the position.
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. Have you received a request from the Secretary of State for the Environment that he be permitted to make a statement about the damage and disruption caused by...
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a short business statement to inform the House of the changed arrangements for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of this week. They are as follows:
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I will report to the House on the emergency arrangements made to deal with the consequences of recent and current industrial disputes, the results of which are...
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,...
Following my undertaking at the end of business questions on 14th December, I wish to give a ruling regarding the effect of the proceedings in the House on Thursday 7th December 1978. Hon....
[Relevant documents: Second and Third Special Reports of the Expenditure Committee in Session 1977–78.]
Order for Second Reading read.
Queen's Recommendation having been signified—
Motion made and Question proposed,That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Tinn.]
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