Monday, 23 June 1980
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
asked the Secretary of State for Energy what further investment is earmarked for coal refineries that will make transport fuels and chemical feed-stocks, in view of their importance to the...
asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he will make a further statement on progress towards encouraging energy conservation, with particular reference to petrol consumption during the last 12...
asked the Secretary of State for Energy whether his Department's forecasts of future demand for electricity correspond to those currently used by the electricity supply industry.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he is satisfied that small garages are not being unfairly refused supplies of petrol.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he will make a statement on safety checks carried out on North Sea oil rigs.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he will make a statement on the gas-gathering system for the United Kingdom continental shelf.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy whether the Atomic Energy Authority plans to offer its houses for sale to tenants on the same terms as will be enjoyed by the tenants of council houses...
asked the Secretary of State for Energy when he intends to meet the chairman of the National Coal Board regarding investment in new productive capacity.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy what progress is being made in the widening of public participation in investment in North Sea oil.
asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what conclusions were reached at the inter-party talks on the handling of Scottish parliamentary business.
asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster if he will bring forward proposals to amend the regulations governing conduct in the Galleries of the House.
asked the Chancellor of thes Duchy of Lancaster what is his policy towards the provision of time for debates on prayers to annul statutory instruments.
asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster if he will bring forward proposals for changing the hours of sittings of the House.
asked the Paymaster General if he is satisfied with the effects of the Government publicity organisation.
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. Last Wednesday evening the hon. Member for Birmingham, Perry Barr (Mr. Rooker) accused Rolls-Royce (1971) Ltd. of industrial espionage and charged one of its...
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. The point of order that I wish to raise does not touch on parliamentary privilege. However, if the business of the House persists as the Leader of the House...
I beg to ask leave, Mr. Speaker, 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...
Ordered,That the matter of making the best use of the Scottish Health Service, being a matter relating exclusively to Scotland, be referred to the Scottish Grand Committee for their...
[21ST ALLOTTED DAY]—considered
Queen's Recommendation having been signified—
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Le Marchant.]
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