Thursday, 26 June 1980
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he is satisfied with the present threshold for value added tax registration liability.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will take steps to discourage the procurement of goods and services through hire purchase credit terms and the use of credit cards by providing...
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what further steps he is taking with a view to reducing inflation; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will seek to relieve from value added tax adaptations on cars for the disabled.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his estimate of the effects of the levels of interest rates upon inflation.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what are the factors currently preventing him from reducing interest rates; and whether he will make a statement.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he intends to proceed with general computerisation of the income tax PAYE system; and if so, when.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer when he expects his present financial policy to result in the expansion of industry in West Yorkshire.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on the latest projection for public sector pay increases over the next 12 months.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is satisfied that the level of wage settlements are effectively lowered by restraint on growth of sterling M3.
Mr. Ron Brown: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will expand tax evasion investigations, in view of the claim by the chairman of the Inland Revenue Board that an estimated £3,000...
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will seek to zero-rate electrically propelled vehicles from value added tax and exempt them from car tax.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the latest rate of minimum lending rate; and what is the equivalent rate in the Federal Republic of Germany and Austria.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will make a statement on the payment of the United Kingdom contribution to the Common Market.
asked the Prime Minister if she will list her official engagements for 26 June.
Mr. James Callaghan: Will the Leader of the House state the business for next week?
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I wish to make a statement on the British Steel Corporation. As the House was told on 10 June, for the last financial year the BSC estimates a loss before...
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I wonder whether you could assist us. With your long experience as a Chairman of Standing Committees, you will know that the practice hitherto has been that 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 which should have urgent consideration, namely,...
Motion made and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Le Marchant.]
Ordered,That, at this day's sitting, the Motions relating to Ways and Means and the consideration of Lords Amendments to the Transport Bill may be proceeded with, though opposed, until any...
Motion made, and Question proposed.
Resolved,That provision may be made wth respect to the matters to be taken into account by the Commissioners of Inland Revenue in exercising their powers under section 343(1) of the Income and...
Resolved,That section 122 of the Finance Act 1976 may be amended so as to extend its provisions to certain additional cases.—[Mr. Cope.]
Lords amendments further considered.
Lords amendment: No. 64, in page 41, line 3, leave out "sections 48 and 49" and insert "section 49".
Lords amendment: No. 65, in page 41, line 26 after "year" insert which may be applied towards the payment of such of the pensions, increases and expenses payable under or incurred in connection...
Lords amendment: No. 66, in page 42, line 20, after second "of" insert or sums representing accrued rights in respect of".
Lords amendment: No. 70, in page 45, leave out lines 34 to 44 and insert— (2) If the actuary to the basic scheme certifies that the assets of that scheme exceed its liabilities, then, in...
Lords amendment: No. 79, in page 47, line 19, after scheme "insert or any other pension scheme established by the Board or the Corporation".
Lords amendment No. 122 agreed to.
Lords amendment: No. 125, in page 69, line 37, at end insert—
Lords amendments Nos. 126 and 127 agreed to.
Motion made, and Question proposed: That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Berry.]
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