House of Commons debates

Monday, 25 June 1979

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Industry

  • Questions to Ministers

    5 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. Do not today's proceedings supply further evidence of the inadequacy of the time accorded to oral answers by the Attorney-General? Of nine oral questions tabled...

  • Business of the House

    1 speech

    With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a short business statement. The motion on the Industrial Training Levy (Engineering) Order announced for consideration today will now instead...

  • Nazim Akhtar (Immigration Procedure)

    2 speeches

    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,...

  • Business of the House

    Ordered,That, at this day's sitting, the Motions relating to the Select Committees related to Government Departments, Expenditure Committee and Nomination of Select Committees may be proceeded...

  • Select Committees

    204 speeches

    Before I call upon the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster it may be convenient if I explain to the House the course that we should follow, in view of the business motion to which the House has...

  • Expenditure Committee

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith pursuant to Order this day,

  • Nomination of Select Committees (Committee of Selection)

    Motion made, and Question proposed,That no Motion shall be made for the nomination of Members to serve on a select committee designated in paragraph (2) of Standing Order (Select Committees...

  • Pensioners' Payments and Social Security Bill

    Ordered.That notices of amendments, new clauses and new schedules to the Pensioners' Payments and Social Security Bill may be accepted by the Clerks at the Table before the Bill has been read a...

  • Welsh Grand Committee

    Ordered.That, during the proceedings on the matter of the Welsh Economy, the Welsh Grand Committee have leave to sit twice on the first day on which they shall meet, and notwithstanding the...

  • Death Grant

    8 speeches

    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. John Stradling Thomas.]

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