Monday, 21 January 1980
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
The CHAIRMAN OF WAYS AND MEANS took the Chair as DEPUTY SPEAKER, pursuant to the Standing Order.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many people were out of work in Wales at the most recent count; and how this compares with the figures in February 1974 and May 1979.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales what plans he has for further stimulating the tourist industry in Wales.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales when next he expects to meet the secretary-general of the Wales Trades Union Congress.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many advance factories in Ceredigion have not been allocated to potential industrialists and if he will make a statement.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales what reduction in the number of Welsh Office employees he expects to achieve during 1980.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales what representations he has received from local government authorities and other organisations regarding the proposed cuts in public expenditure.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales what impact the increase in fees for overseas students is likely to have on institutions of higher education for which he is responsible.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales when he will meet the chairman of the nationalised industries to discuss their operations in Wales.
asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster when he expects to receive the report of the Committee on the Export of Works of Art concerning a procedure specifically designed for temporary...
asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what proposals he has to make to safeguard the 1979–80 level of Government support for the living arts during 1980–81.
asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what recent representations he has received on the relocation of the British Library.
asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster when he plans next to meet the chairman of the Arts Council.
asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what funds have been made available to (a) provincial theatre and (b) provincial opera for the coming year; and if he will express this in real...
On a point of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker. May I seek your advice? You, Mr. Deputy Speaker, and certainly Mr. Speaker, will know that there was widespread flooding in many parts of South Wales. We...
Motion made and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Cope.]
Order read for resuming adjourned debate on Question [28 June], That the Bill, as amended, he now considered.
NOTICE OF STREET PROCESSIONS (No. 2)
CITATION AND COMMENCEMENT
GRASS VERGES, ETC.
BUILDINGS UNDER HIGHWAYS
PROVISION OF SHOPS, ETC., IN SUBWAYS
USE OF PART OF WOOD GREEN CEMETERY FOR HIGHWAY PURPOSES
POWER TO ORDER ALTERATION OF CHIMNEYS
POWERS OF ENTRY FOR PREVENTION OF DAMAGE BY PESTS ACT 1949
ACCESS FOR FIRE BRIGADE
INSURANCE OF CERTAIN VOLUNTARY ASSISTANTS
DISPOSAL OF LOST AND UNCOLLECTED PROPERTY
CONTROL OF GOODS SERVICE AREAS
SUSPENSION OF PROCEEDINGS PENDING APPEAL
DEFENCE OF DUE DILIGENCE
APPLICATION OF GENERAL PROVISIONS OF ACT OF 1936
SECTION 153 OF THE ACT OF 1959 AS HAVING EFFECT IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 10 OF THIS ACT
Not amended (in the Standing Committee), considered; read the Third time and passed.
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr.MacGregor.]
I thank the Under-Secretary of State for Scotland, the hon. Member for Aberdeen shire, West (Mr. Fairgrieve), for courteously agreeing to be present for an Adjournment debate on the shortage of...
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