Wednesday, 28 November 1979
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
Lords amendments agreed to.
asked the Lord Privy Seal what regular steps his Department takes to monitor breaches of the Helsinki Agreement by other countries.
asked the Lord Privy Seal what discussions he has had with the French Foreign Minister on the possibilities of increasing co-operation between Great Britain and France.
asked the Lord Privy Seal if he will make a statement on the progress of the latest round of talks concerning Namibia called by the United Nations Secretary-General.
asked the Lord Privy Seal if he will make a statement on the future of Gibraltar.
asked the Lord Privy Seal if he will raise in the United Nations Commission on Human Rights the position of political refugees in Latin America.
asked the Lord Privy Seal what reaction he has received from the front-line Presidents at the passing of the Southern Rhodesia Act and if he will make a statement.
asked the Lord Privy Seal when he, or his noble Friend the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, intends next to meet Secretary of State Vance.
asked the Lord Privy Seal when he next intends to meet the Foreign Affairs Ministers of the EEC.
asked the Lord Privy Seal what progress is being made on discussions concerning the common system of election to be followed for the next election to the European Parliament.
asked the Lord Privy Seal what amount is being provided from the aid programme to the World University Service for scholarships and training for refugees.
asked the Lord Privy Seal if he will give extra aid to Tanzania to allow for costs of removing Idi Amin from Uganda.
asked the Lord Privy Seal if he will make a statement on his policy on aid and human rights.
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I wonder whether it would be appropriate now to raise with you the format of Foreign and Commonwealth Office Ministers Question Time and, in particular, how it...
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I think that it will be within your recollection and that of the House that when EEC statements were made by the previous Government, by Mr. Frank Judd, he...
Members successful in the ballot were:
Before I call the Chancellor of the Exchequer, I underline to the House the fact that it is an impossible task to call every hon. Member who will seek to catch my eye or those of the Deputy...
Ordered,That, at this day's silting, the Justices of the Peace Bill [Lords], the Sale of Goods Bill [Lords] and the Papua New Guinea, Western Samoa and Nauru (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill may...
Order for Second Reading read.
Queen's Recommendation having been signified—
Order for Second Reading read
Considered in Committee; reported without amendment; read the Third time and passed.
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. MacGregor.]
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