Thursday, 12 June 1980
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
BRITISH RAILWAYS (CASTLEFIELD) BILL
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland whether he is satisfied that a satisfactory level of cooperation in cross-border security is being maintained.
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland when he expects to meet the Foreign Secretary of the Irish Republic.
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland whether he will take steps to accelerate the constitutional integration of the Province within the United Kingdom.
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what is his estimate of (a) the total cost and (b) the cost to public funds of the discontinuance of the gas industry in Northern Ireland.
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what recent discussions have taken place between his Department and the National Coal Board regarding the use of solid fuel in the Province.
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland when he proposes to produce his detailed proposals for constitutional changes in the Province.
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will make a statement about the security situation in Northern Ireland.
Mr. J. Enoch Powll: asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what measures he contemplates taking in view of the withdrawal of Coastal Containers Ltd. from Warrenpoint.
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland whether he will review his policy on cross-border roads with a view to increasing the degree of control over the traffic using them.
asked the Prime Minister if she has any plans to visit Betsham.
asked the Prime Minister if she will list her official engagements for Thursday 12 June.
Mr. Rodgers (by private notice) asked the Secretary of State for Defence whether American forces stationed in Britain, and assigned to NATO, will be involved in the major nuclear exercise...
Mr. James Callaghan: Will the Leader of the House state the business for next week?
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I would not have raised a point of order if I had not regarded it as very important. I apologise, Mr. Speaker, for not giving you sufficient notice. I was unable...
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I am happy to wait until the end of any queue to receive your guidance. During successive Governments this House has established and financed—through the...
[18TH ALLOTTED DAY]—considered
I beg to move, That this House, aware of the desire of disabled people to live independent lives in their own homes and of the economic advantages for the nation of allowing them to do so,...
Mr. Deputy Speaker (Mr. Bryant Godman Irvine): Mr. Speaker has selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.
Queen's consent having been signified—
Motion made, and Question proposed. That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Le Marchant.]
Debates in the House of Commons are an opportunity for MPs from all parties to scrutinise government legislation and raise important local, national or topical issues.
And sometimes to shout at each other.