Tuesday, 6 November 1979
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
Order read for resuming adjourned debate on Question proposed [28 June], That the Bill be now considered.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what is the latest figure for the number of unemployed aged 16 to 20 years in the Greater London area.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will make a statement on employment prospects in the Northern region.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what reductions have been made in Exchequer support for the operating expenditure and for grants of the Construction Industry Training Board; what...
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will estimate the level of unemployment within the next 12 months.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what current proposals he has for legislation on the closed shop.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he is satisfied with the working of the Baking Industry (Hours of Work) Act 1955.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many vacancies there are for skilled employment at the last convenient date nationally and for the Plymouth travel-to-work area.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment whether he is satisfied with the Manpower Services Commission's success in providing training places for young people in inner city areas.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what discussions he has had with the Trades Union Congress about changes in trade union legislation.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what has been the increase in numbers of unemployed persons in Consett and Stanley over the last month.
Mr. Beitta: asked the Secretary of State for Employment what steps he plans to take to reduce unemployment in the Alnwick district.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what are the latest rates of unemployment for the North-West and for the United Kingdom.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he has concluded his consultations with the Trades Union Congress and other interested parties on the Government's proposals for industrial relations.
asked the Prime Minister whether she will list her official engagements for 6 November.
asked the Prime Minister when she intends to make an official visit to Scotland.
(by private notice) asked the Lord Privy Seal if he will make a statement about the attack on the British embassy in Tehran.
(by private notice) asked the Secretary of State for Trade if he will make a statement on the loss this morning of the coaster "Pool Fisher" carrying a 15-man crew.
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. You will be aware that yesterday, for the first time, we had the experiment of 10-minute speeches after 7 pm. I was present during most of that time and I...
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. On Thursday of this week, it is proposed that the House should deal with the Second Reading Committee and Report stages and Third Reading of the Isle of Man...
In view of the widespread and detailed reports appearing in the news media that the Government are to publish a Rhodesia Bill to-morrow, which is to be driven through the House with all stages...
By leave of the House, I shall put together the Questions on the five motions to approve statutory instruments.
I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to establish a right of access by parents to their children's school records: and for connected purposes. The way in which school records are...
Mr. Andrew F. Bennett accordingly presented a Bill to establish a right of access by parents to their children's school records, and for connected purposes: And the same was read the First time;...
Order for Second Reading read.
Queen's Recommendation having been signified—
Ordered, That, in respect of the Isle of Man Bill, notices of amendments, new clauses and new schedules to be moved in Committee may be accepted by the Clerks at the Table before the Bill has...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Wakeham]
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