Tuesday, 3 February 1981
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services when he expects health authorities to be in a position to formulate definite financial plans for the financial year 1981–82.
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he is satisfied with the treatment provided within the National Health Service for newly born handicapped children.
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will list the events which he intends to attend in connection with the International Year of Disabled People.
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what percentage of those entitled to receive child benefit are receiving it.
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will take immediate steps to diminish the difference in the quality of care and attention that the different sections of society receive...
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services on how many occasions he has been informed of a conflict between managerial responsbilities and trade union activities in the National Health Service.
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what has been the cost to the National Health Service in the past 12 months of the employment of agency nurses.
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what will be the net change in the number of official bodies to which he makes appointments, other than civil servants, resulting from the...
asked the Secretary of State for the Social Services whether he will now announce his decision on the future administrative structure of the National Health Service in Leicestershire.
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will introduce measures to encourage the membership of private health insurance schemes.
Mr. van Staubenzee: asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether he has yet determined the size of the grant he proposes to make to MIND for 1981–82.
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many people were in receipt of supplementary benefit in the last week for which statistics are available; and what are the most recent...
asked the Prime Minister if she will list her public engagements for 3 February.
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. May I take your mind back to a reply to question No. 7 from my right hon. Friend the Member for Brent, East (Mr. Freeson)? He asked the Secretary' of State about...
Mr. Christopher Murphy, supported by Mr. Richard Alexander, Mr. David Bevan, Mr. Tim Brinton, Mr. John Carlisle, Mr. Den Dover, Mr. Bob Dunn, Mr. Peter Griffiths, Mr. Warren Hawksley, Mr. Iain...
I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to require the holding of a public inquiry into the sale of the village at the platform construction site in Portavadie. The village to which...
[7th ALLOTTED DAY]—considered
I have selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.
I beg to move, That the draft Northern Ireland (Variation of Limits of Candidates' Election Expenses) Order 1981, which was laid before this House on 19 January, be approved.
I beg to move, That the draft Fisheries Amendment (Northern Ireland) Order 1980, which was laid before this House on 10 December, be approved. The purposes of the order are to vary the maximum...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn—(Lord James Douglas-Hamilton).
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