Tuesday, 22 January 1980
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what measures he intends to take to extend employment and training opportunities for women.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what discussions he has held with the industrial training boards with a view to easing bureaucratic controls over their activities.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment whether he has any specific proposals to assist unemployed young people living in rural areas to obtain training opportunities; and if he will make a...
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what changes he expects in the level of unemployment in 1980.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will make a statement on the future work of the Clegg commission.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will make a statement on the future of the special temporary employment programme.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what further steps he intends to take to promote industrial harmony.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what further plans he has to increase employment in the Northern region.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will make a further statement about the Government's intentions regarding the quota system for employing disabled people.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will make a statement on employment prospects in the North-West region of England.
Mr. David Price asked: the Secretary of State for Employment, in view of the House of Lords' judgment in Express Newspapers Limited versus McShane and Another, whether he intends to bring...
asked the Prime Minister if she will list her official engagements for 22 January.
(by private notice)asked the Secretary of State for Industry whether he will make a statement on the results of the discussions the Government have had with the trade unions and the chairman of...
(by private notice)asked the Secretary of State for Employment whether he is aware of the explosions which occurred on Thames View Estate, Barking, last night, causing the evacuation of the whole...
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I wish to inform the House that my right hon. and learned Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer now proposes to open his Budget on Wednesday 26 March 1980 and not...
By leave of the House, I shall put together the two questions on the motions relating to statutory instruments.
I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to control the conduct of sheriff officers and to put an embargo on the use of warrant sales in Scotland. The practice of warrant sales in...
Mr. Dennis Canavan accordingly presented a Bill to control the conduct of sheriff officers and to put an embargo on the use of warrant sales in Scotland: And the same was read the First time; and...
As amended (in the Standing Committee), considered.
ORDERS FOLLOWING REPORT UNDER SECTION 11
POWER TO MAKE GRANTS TO CERTAIN BODIES
MODIFICATION OF SECTION 13 TO CONTROL INFLATION
GENERAL ORDERS FOLLOWING COMPETITION AND GENERAL REFERENCES
GENERAL REPORTS BY DIRECTOR GENERAL OF FAIR TRADING
AMENDMENT OF RESTRICTIVE TRADE PRACTICES ACT 1976
REPORTS BY SECRETARY OF STATE
ABOLITION OF PRICE COMMISSION
Ordered,That, at this day's sitting, the Competition Bill may be proceeded with, though opposed, until any hour and that the Motion relating to the European Court of Justice may be proceeded...
Question again proposed, That the amendment be made.
PRELIMINARY INVESTIGATION BY DIRECTOR OF POSSIBLE ANTI-COMPETITVE PRACTICE.
UNDERTAKINGS IN CONSEQUENCE OF DIRECTOR'S REPORTS
UNDERTAKINGS FOLLOWING REPORT ON COMPETITION REFERENCE
ORDERS FOLLOWING REPORT ON COMPETITION REFERENCE
REFERENCES OF PUBLIC BODIES AND CERTAIN OTHER BODIES CORPORATE TO THE COMMISSION
ORDERS FOLLOWING REPORT UNDER SECTION 11
ORDERS CONCERNING AGRICULTURAL SCHEMES
GENERAL PROVISIONS AS TO REPORTS
LAYING BEFORE PARLIAMENT AND PUBLICATION OF REPORTS
INFORMATION AND ADVICE ABOUT OPERATION OF ACT
MODIFICATION OF PROVISIONS ABOUT PERFORMANCE OF COMMISSION'S FUNCTIONS.
SHORT TITLE, INTERPRETATION, REPEALS, COMMENCEMENT AND EXTENT
No. 57, in title, line 8, leave out 'modification of' and insert— making of grants to certain bodies; to amend and provide for the amendment of sections 83 and 135 of and'.—[Mrs....
I beg to move, That this House takes note of Council Documents Nos. R/2075/78 and 4679/79 on reorganisation of the Court of Justice, and considers that any enlargement of the Court should take...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Berry.]
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