Monday, 18 February 1980
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
asked the Secretary of State for Wales when he expects to meet the chairman of Wales Gas.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will meet the Gwynedd officers of the Transport and General Workers Union.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales when he will publish the results of the feasibility study by consulting engineers R. Travers Morgan into a submersible tunnel crossing the River Conwy; and...
asked the Secretary of State for Wales whether he is satisfied with his review of flood emergency arrangements with Welsh county councils and whether he will make a statement.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales what consultations he has had with the local government associations in Wales.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales when he last met the chairman of the National Coal Board, Wales region.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he has had any recent discussions with Gwent county council concerning the completion of Newport's road plans and including a fourth river crossing.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will make a statement on his plans to reform the common agricultural policy; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales when last he met the representatives of the nationalised industries in Wales.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales whether there has been a change in his policy on the reclamation of derelict land in Wales.
asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster whether he considers that on balance a reduction in the minimum period for charitable deeds of covenant from seven to four years would result iv...
asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what consultations he has had with the review committee on the export of art relating to the Algardi bust.
asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster whether, when assessing the Arts Council grant for the coming financial year, he will take into account the critical financial situation facing a...
asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster when he expects to make an announcement about the Government's contribution towards the proposed new Turner museum.
The following Question stood upon the Order Paper:
On Friday last I undertook, in response to a request from the hon. Member for Swindon (Mr. Stoddart), to look into the matter of the delay that occurred in the locking of the doors during the...
The House may be aware that the European Commission announced this morning its decision on the United Kingdom's application for import quotas on certain synthetic textiles. My hon. Friend the...
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 have urgent consideration, namely,...
Order for Second Reading read.
Ordered,That the Motion relating to Ways and Means may be proceeded with at this day's Sitting, though opposed, until any hour.—[Lord James Douglas-Hamilton.]
Queen's Recommendation having been signified—
I beg to move, That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that on the ratification by the Government of the United States of America of the Convention and Protocols set out in...
Motion made, and Question proposed That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Cope.]
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