House of Commons debates

Friday, 2 November 1979

  • Preamble

    The House met at Eleven o'clock

  • Prayers

    [Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Points of Order During Divisions

    2 speeches

    I have a brief statement to make to the House about the method of raising points of order during Divisions. On Wednesday, the House resolved to agree with the report of the Sessional Committee on...

  • London

    103 speeches

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

  • STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS, &c.

    1 speech

    Mr. Deputy Speaker (Mr. Bryant Godman Irvine): In order to save the time of the House I propose to put together the Questions on the four motions to approve the statutory instruments—items...

  • Horticulture

    That the Plum Material and Clearance Grants Scheme 1979 (S.I., 1979, No. 877), a copy of which was laid before this House on 31 July, be approved.

  • Legal Aid and Advice

    That the Legal Advice and Assistance (Financial Conditions) (No. 3) Regulations 1979, a copy of which was laid befor this House on 26 July, be approved.

  • EUROPEAN LEGISLATION, &c.

    Ordered,That the Standing Order of 2 July relating to the nomination of the Select Committee on European Legislation, &c., be amended, by leaving out Sir John Eden and inserting Mr. James...

  • British Broadcasting Corporation (External Services)

    16 speeches

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

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