Thursday, 12 February 1981
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
BRITISH RAILWAYS BILL (By Order)
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland whether he will make a statement about the security of the Province, with particular reference to the border area.
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many people aged under 21 years in Northern Ireland are unemployed; and what percentage of the work force this represents.
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland when he next expects to meet the officers of the Northern Ireland Committee of the Irish Congress of Trades Unions.
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland why, in view of the statement he made in August 1980 that the Government's obligation to consider applications for further financial assistance...
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland whether he envisages making any early progress in evolving new political institutions in the Province; and whether he will make a statement.
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will make a statement about the continuing unrest in Maze prison.
asked the Prime Minister, if she will list her official engagements for 12 February.
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I recall that some years ago, when I asked a question at Prime Minister's Question Time about a speech made by the Duke of Edinburgh, you quite correctly ruled...
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I wish to make a statement about the Council of Fisheries Ministers in Brussels on 9 to 11 February. My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Scotland, my...
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 that should have urgent consideration, namely,...
PETROLEUM AND CONTINENTAL SHELF
Order for Second Reading read.
(Queen's Recommendation having been signified—
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Brooke.]
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