Monday, 14 July 1980
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
I hope that those who are called for supplementary questions will ask one question. In any case, I hope that the Minister will feel obliged to answer only one supplementary question.
asked the Secretary of State for Trade what representations he has made to the Government of Japan concerning their non-tariff barriers to British exports.
asked the Secretary of State for Trade what are the implications for the United Kingdom's external trade of the threatened antidumping suits by the United States of America against European...
asked the Secretary of State for Trade what progress the Director General of Fair Trading has made in considering the representations from the Motor Agents' Association and others about the...
asked the Secretary of State for Trade by how much United Kingdom exports to the European Economic Community grew in the most recent year for which figures are available; and how this compares...
asked the Secretary of State for Trade what discussions he intends to have with both sides of the textile industry regarding the future of the multifibre arrangement.
asked the Secretary of State for Trade if he will give further consideration, in view of the decline in manufacturing industry, to introducing selective import controls.
asked the Secretary of State for Trade what advice he gives to British manufacturers whose overseas customers have to wait a long time before they can get delivery of the goods they wish to buy.
asked the Secretary of State for Trade if he has made any study of the effects of United States deregulation policies to assess the effects of such policies on United Kingdom civil aviation.
asked the Secretary of State for Trade what assessment he has made of how the export-import ratio for the United Kingdom's trade with the European Economic Community has varied over the past decade.
asked the Secretary of State for Trade what is the current comparison between the level of exports per capita by the United Kingdom and Japan.
asked the Secretary of State for Trade when he anticipates the Council of Ministers will conclude its consideration of the revised draft of the European Economic Community directive on product...
asked the Secretary of State for Trade what steps he proposes to take on behalf of British Airways' pilots and crews in view of the restrictions imposed upon them when in Moscow compared with the...
asked the Secretary of State for Trade whether he will make a statement on his Department's activities in promoting exports of British goods and services.
asked the Lord Privy Seal how the £75 million being allocated for development in Zimbabwe over the next three years is to be spent; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Lord Privy Seal what aid is given from the funds for which he is responsible for strategic reasons.
asked the Lord Privy Seal if he will take action to assist in increasing food production in the Third world.
asked the Lord Privy Seal what progress he is making with his review of the work of the Commonwealth Development Corporation.
asked the Lord Privy Seal what is the number and value of current British aid projects in Guyana.
asked the Lord Privy Seal if he now proposes to consider a programme loan to Jamaica.
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. In view of the Government's failure to have a spokesman here today to make a report on the children that were fainting, sick and vomiting at Kirkby in Ashfield...
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement on the future of British Rail's subsidiaries. I told the House on 17 March that I intended to find ways to involve private risk...
This is the first application of this kind that I have made for 10 years. I beg to ask leave to move the Adjournment of the House, under Standing Order No. 9, for the purpose of discussing a...
By leave of the House, I shall put together motions Nos. 1, 2 and 4 relating to statutory instruments.
[26TH ALLOTTED DAY]—considered
I have selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister. Before I call the right hon. Member for Chesterfield (Mr. Varley), I fear that I have to warn the House that such a large number...
Mr. Speaker: I understand that only the statutory instrument on agriculture is to be moved.
That the draft Agricultural and Horticultural Co-operation (Variation) Scheme 1980, which was laid before this House on 25 June, be approved.—[Mr. Cope.]
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Cope.]
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