Thursday, 7 February 1980
The House met at haf-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
WEST MIDLANDS COUNTY COUNCIL BILL [Lords]
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many persons in Northern Ireland are currently on remand awaiting trial.
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what progress has been made by Her Majesty's Government in defeating Irish Republican Army terrorism.
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland whether he will make a statement about the constitutional conference including the parallel talks with political parties.
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what steps he proposes to take to make more effective the procedures for the interrogation of terrorist suspects.
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland whether he will encourage the security forces to review arrangements for sharing computer facilities.
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will make a statement with regard to the progress of the De Lorean Motor Company.
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he has yet had consultations regarding the position of Mr. Patrick O'Hagan.
Mr. J. Enoch Powell: asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what is the normal period of service of officials of the rank of assistant principal and above in his department; and if he...
asked the Prime Minister if she will raise in the United Nations as a threat to world peace the involvement of Soviet civilian and military personnel in the internal affairs of Ethiopia and South...
asked the Prime Minister if she will list her official engagements for 7 February.
asked the Prime Minister if she will visit St. Abbs, Berwickshire.
asked the Prime Minister what discussions she has had concerning the measures to support family life.
Mr. James Callaghan: Will the Leader of the House please state the business for next week?
Mr. Speaker: Yesterday, the hon. Member for Keighley (Mr. Cryer) raised with me a point of order on the application of the rules for questions. He submitted that the refusal by the Home...
I wish to raise a point of order, Mr. Speaker, of which I have given you notice. In page 2394 of the Order Paper for today's business, under the title "Memorandum", it is stated in paragraph 2...
Members successful in the ballot were:
Mr. Alfred Morris presented a Bill supported by Mr. George Robertson, Mr. Jack Ashley, Mr. John Hannam, Mr. Harry Ewing, Mr. James Dempsey, Mr. Richard Body, Mr. James Craigen, Mr. Lewis...
Not amended (in the Standing Committee), further considered.
I beg to move amendment No. 25, in page 8, leave out lines 26 to 28. The effect of the amendment is to remove clause 15 from the Bill. Clause 15 repeals section 21 of the Industry Act...
LIMITS ON FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE UNDER INDUSTRY ACT 1972 SECTION 8
FINANCE FOR COMPANIES TRANSFERRED TO SECRETARY OF STATE
ADVICE FOR BUSINESSES
Amendments made: No. 32, in line 4, after "Corporation", insert to authorise the Secretary of State to acquire securities of, make loans to and provide guarantees for companies in which he...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mr. Cope.)
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