Monday, 7 July 1980
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
asked the Secretary of State for Industry whether he has now reached any conclusions as a result of the meeting held in May between the Under-Secretary of State and representatives from local...
asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he will make a further statement on further aid for Inmos.
asked the Secretary of State for Industry whether he has any proposals to alleviate the economic and social consequences of job losses in industries, other than the steel industry, in those areas...
asked the Secretary of State for Industry whether he has yet concluded his review of the Post Office monopolies; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he will make a statement on the level of industrial investment in the Northern region.
asked the Secretary of State for Industry when he expects to make an announcement on the conditions he will impose on the sale of Ferranti shares by the National Enterprise Board.
asked the Secretary of State for Industry how many people in his Department are primarily dealing with matters concerned with the footwear industry.
asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he will make a statement on his recent visit to California.
asked the Secretary of State for Industry what representations he has received about the state of industry in the West Midlands.
asked the Secretary of State for Industry whether he will consider extra aid for the economically deprived industries of Leicester; and whether he will make a statement.
asked the Secretary of State for Industry what progress is being made with the capital reconstruction of the British Steel Corporation; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Attorney-General when the Director of Public Prosecutions will have reached his conclusions about further prosecutions as a result of the Operation Countryman investigations.
asked the Attorney-General why he has decided not to refer the matter of privileged communication to the Law Commission.
asked the Attorney-General if, in the light of the recent statement by the Secretary of State for the Home Department on prison overcrowding, the Lord Chancellor will arrange a sentencing...
asked the Attorney-General if he is now in a position to make a statement on jury vetting.
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement on two recent reports by the Top Salaries Review Body. Both reports have been presented as Command Papers and are available in the...
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. May I draw your attention to an error in Hansard of last Friday 4 July? In column 2034 it reports that there was a vote on a closure motion in a debate on a...
I beg to move, That this House, aware of the special problems facing young people in contemporary society, affirms the need of the Government to pursue a positive and realistic policy towards...
I beg to move, That this House, recalling that the Prime Minister has said that the Government has a moral obligation to respond positively to the commitment of nurses not to take industrial...
As amended (in the Standing Committee), further considered.
Byelaws made in relation to any aerodrome under section 3 or 4 of the Civil Aviation Act 1968 (byelaws at local authority and certain private aerodromes) or section 31 of the Civil Aviation Act...
In section 24(6) of the 1971 Act (which deals with regulations governing appeals) there shall be substituted for paragraph (a) the following paragraph— "(a) conferring on persons of...
I beg to move amendment No. 31, in page 12, line 4, leave out 'any aerodrome Licensing Function' and insert 'its functions'.
I beg to move amendment No. 41, in page 14, line 1, leave out from beginning to 'to' and insert 'It shall be the duty of the Civil Aviation Authority'.
I beg to move amendment No. 49, in page 16, line 42 after 'made' 'insert' (a).
Amendment made: No. 51, in page 22, line 1, leave out subsection (2).—[Mr. Tebbit.]
In order to save the time of the House I propose to put together the Questions on the two motions to approve statutory instruments, that is to say, motions Nos. 5 and 6 on the Order Paper.
That the draft Insurance (Transfer of General Business) Regulations 1980, which were laid before this House on 2 June, be approved.
That the draft National Radiological Protection Board (Constitution Amendment) Order 1980, which was laid before this House on 3 June, be approved.—[Mr. Cope.]
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Cope.]
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