Thursday, 21 June 1979
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
Order for consideration, as amended, read.
Order for Second Reading read.
Orders for Second Reading read.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his estimate of the likely rate of inflation for the next six months.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the increase in the National Debt between April 1974 and April 1979; and what is the annual cost of servicing that debt.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will review the present arrangements under which nurses, health visitors, midwives, radiographers and others are assessed for tax on their mileage...
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether the Government will reimburse individuals for interest charges incurred as a result of their having to take out loans whilst unable to cash national...
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what are the latest figures for the yield of corporation tax and income tax, respectively.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the annualised rate of growth in the money supply, according to the M1 and M3 definitions respectively, in the latest period of three months for...
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the latest estimate for the public sector borrowing requirement.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will now give details of the Government's policy on public expenditure.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will make a statement on his proposals for development land tax.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what, at the present time, is the estimated annual rate of growth of gross domestic product.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what examination he is making of the taxation treatment of working widows.
asked the Prime Minister if she will visit Wisbech.
asked the Prime Minister when last she met the Trades Union Congress.
asked the Prime Minister if she will appoint a Minister for London.
asked the Prime Minister if she will define the duties of the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster.
asked the Prime Minister if she will list her public engagements for 21 June.
Mr. James Callaghan: Will the Leader of the House state the business for next week?
The Top Salaries Review Body, under the chairmanship of Lord Boyle, submitted to the Prime Minister on 11 June its twelfth report, which deals with the pay of Members of Parliament, Ministers and...
[1st ALLOTTED DAY]—considered.
Before I call the right hon. Member for Chesterfield (Mr. Varley) I should remind the House that the debate will conclude at seven o'clock. Therefore, brief speeches are the order of the day. I...
Ordered,That, at this day's sitting, the second Motion in the name of Mr. Andrew Bennett relating to the Cheshire County Council Bill [Lords] may be proceeded with, though opposed, until a...
Does the hon. Member for Stockport, North (Mr. Bennett) wish to move the Instruction?
Order read for resuming adjourned debate on Question [14 June], That, for the purposes of any Act of the present Session to confer further powers upon the Greater London Council and other...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Wakeham.]
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