Monday, 23 February 1981
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER In the Chair]
asked the Secretary of State for Energy whether he proposes any changes in the functions of his Department's energy conservation division.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he will make a statement on his consideration of measures to assist industrial high energy users whose energy costs compare unfavourably with their...
asked the Secretary of State for Energy whether he will make a statement about his investigations into allegations that certain employers in the North Sea oil industry are exploiting cheap...
asked the Secretary of State for Energy when he next proposes to meet the chairman of the National Coal Board to discuss future investment in the coal industry,
asked the Secretary of State for Energy what consultations he has had during the last month with leaders of British industry on energy pricing policy.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy if his Department will negotiate with the gas boards with a view to their including a leaflet when sending out gas bills advising consumers how to obtain...
asked the Secretary of State for Energy what progress is being made towards international adherence to the Venice summit commitment to economic pricing of oil.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy whether he will issue a general direction to electricity supply boards that places of worship should be classified as domestic premises for the purposes of...
asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he is satisfied that his policies in relation to energy conservation are fully understood by the general public.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy how many local authorities have expressed interest in developing experimental combined heat and power schemes.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he has any plans to introduce legislation which will make possible the private generation of electricity as a main business.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy why he asked the Central Electricity Generating Board to investigate an alternative cable route across the Channel for the 2,000 megawatts cross-Channel...
asked the Secretary of State for Energy whether he is satisfied that the present regime of taxation of North Sea Oil producers is optimally suited to the needs of United Kingdom energy policy.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy what representations he has received from the insulation industry concerning the effectiveness of the conservation programme; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster whether he will take steps to improve the opportunity of the House to deal with Scottish business.
asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what plans he has for increasing the time available on the Floor of the House for debating reports from Select Committees.
asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster if, to mark the International Year of Disabled People, he will take measures to increase the parking space available for disabled people within the...
asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster whether he has any plans to improve the office facilities available to hon. Members.
asked the Paymaster General if he will make a statement on methods of presentation of Government policy.
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. Would you be good enough to explain by what strange alchemy I was not called to ask question 33?
asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement on the disappearance of radioactive material from the Royal Naval dockyard at Rosyth.
I have a brief statement to make. On Friday last, 20 February, the hon. Member for Liverpool, Toxteth (Mr. Crawshaw) submitted to me his resignation as Second Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means,...
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. On previous occasions I have complained that the House appears to be the last place where information is given. Yesterday the Secretary of State for Trade made...
Queen's Recommendation having been signified—
Queen's Recommendation having been signified—
Motion made, and Question put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 73B (Standing Committees on European Community documents).
That this House takes note of European Community Document No. 4049/80 and the draft Council Directive concerning the harmonisation of income tax provisions with respect to freedom of movement for...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Boscawen.]
I wish to raise the problem of the acquisition of police houses by Gateshead metropolitan borough council. A total of 31 police houses were declared surplus to the police authority's...
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