Thursday, 24 January 1980
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
WEST MIDLANDS COUNTY COUNCIL BILL [Lords]
FORTH PORTS AUTHORITY ORDER CONFIRMATION BILL
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he is satisfied with that proportion of public expenditure cuts that have resulted from savings rather than increased charges to the public.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what effect he thinks the absence of economic growth is having on the rate of inflation.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer when he expects the rate of inflation to fall substantially.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he is satisfied with the progress of the economy.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the United Kingdom contribution to the calculated one-twelfth expenditure by the European Economic Community for January 1980.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what plans he has now for reduction in public expenditure.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many people in employment he hopes will be taken out of the income tax net during 1980.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what representations he has received regarding the level of interest rates.
asked the Prime Minister if she will pay an official visit to East Kilbride.
asked the Prime Minister if she will list her official engagements for 24 January.
Mr. James Callaghan: Will the Leader of the House please state the business for next week?
With your permission, Mr. Speaker, I shall make a statement on Afghanistan. The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan is an event of the widest significance. For the first time since the Second World...
I beg to ask leave to move the Adjournment of the House, under Standing Order No. 9, for the purpose of discussing a specific and important matter that should be given urgent consideration,...
LOCAL GOVERNMENT, PLANNING AND LAND (No. 2)
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Jopling.]
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Cope.]
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