Monday, 12 February 1979
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr.SPEAKER in the Chair]
It would be a help if we could have even greater brevity than Welsh Members normally show.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales what representations he has received from individuals and organisations concerning the operations which the National Coal Board proposes to carry out at Northop.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales what are his statutory powers in relation to the liquor licensing laws in Wales.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales whether he is satisfied with the state of public transport in Wales; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many advance factories were built in 1978; and how many are being proposed for the future.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales what is the intended relationship between the proposed Advanced Further Education Council for Wales, the Welsh Assembly, and the Secretary of State; and if...
asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he is satisfied that there exists generally in Wales a water supply of adequate standard to meet domestic and industrial requirements.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will list the employment exchange areas in Wales where unemployement is above the Welsh national average.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales what is the current estimated cost of constructing and commissioning a 300–bed general hospital in Wales.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales what proposals he has to increase expenditure on those sectors of the Welsh economy as detailed in table 4.3 of the Government's expenditure plans, Cmnd....
asked the Secretary of State for Wales what increase has occurred in the capital cost of the buildings and the services for the Welsh Assembly since the original estimate was made.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales whether he intends communicating with the Gwent council on the issue of the implementation in Gwent of section 137 of the Local Government Act.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales what steps he has taken to reduce the detrimental effects of industrial action on the lives of the patients, nurses, doctors, administrators and others who...
asked the Secretary of State for Wales what plans have been approved by the Welsh Development Agency for further industrial development in Anglesey; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many persons he appointed to public bodies in Wales in the past 12 months.
asked the Minister for the Civil Service what are the Government's current intentions regarding the redeployment of Civil Service jobs in the light of the Hardman report.
asked the Minister for the Civil Service if he will make a statement on the provision being made for Mr. K. Brown, details of which have been sent to him by the hon. Member for Twickenham.
asked the Minister for the Civil Service when he expects next to meet representatives of the Civil Service trades unions.
asked the Lord President of the Council if he is satisfied that he has sufficient powers to enable him to carry out his responsibilities; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Lord President of the Council what are the target figures to determine a "Yes" vote in the referendums to be held in Wales and Scotland.
Sir John Gilmour (by private notice) asked the Secretary of State for Trade if he will make a statement on the loss of the motor fishing vessel "Tarradale II".
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 which I believe should have urgent...
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,...
I wonder whether you would think it right, Mr. Speaker, to use your influence to secure the reference to the Committee on Procedure of a renewed consideration of our procedure under Standing...
Mr. Michael Clark Hutchison, supported by Mr. Hamish Gray, Mr. Malcolm Rifkind, Mr. Neil Carmichael, Mr. Ian Campbell, and Mr. James White, presented a Bill to amend the law relating to small...
Resolved,That, at this day's sitting, this House shall not adjourn until Mr. Speaker shall have reported the Royal Assent to any Act which has been agreed upon by both Houses.—[Mr. Graham.]
Order for Second Reading read.
Queen's Recommendation having been signified—
Resolved,That for the purposes of any Act of the present Session to enable certain societies in Great Britain to be registered under the Industrial and Provident Societies Act 1965 as credit...
Lords amendment: No. 1, in page 1, line 17, at end insert— ( ) In section 4(5)—
Lords amendment: No. 2, in page 4, column 3, leave out lines 4 to 10 and insert "Section 4(5)(b) and (ii)."
Motion made, and Question put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 73A (Standing Committee on Statutory Instruments, &c.),
That the draft Aviation Security Fund (Amendment) Regulations 1979, which were laid before this House on 14 December, be approved.—[Mrs. Ann Taylor.]
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mrs. Ann Taylor.]
Mr. Deputy Speaker (Mr. Bryant God-man Irvine): 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....
Question again proposed, That this House do now adjourn.
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