Monday, 20 July 1981
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
As amended, considered.
Amendments made: Page 2, line 38, after "1" insert "(1)"
Amendments made: page 4, line 8, leave out "295" and insert "329";
Amendment made: Page 4, line 19, leave out "1st January 1981" and insert the commencement of this Act";—[Second Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means.]
Amendment made: Page 22, line 40, leave out section 82 of the Act of 1959". and insert section 96 of the Act of 1980";—[Second Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means.]
Amendment made: page 31, line 3, leave out section 70 of the Act of 1959 and insert section 71 of the Act of 1980"—[Second Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means.]
Amendment made: Page 44, line 9, after "59" insert (Exemption of premises from Part X) of this Act"—[Second Deputy Chairman of Ways and Means.]
asked the Secretary of State for Industry whether, in view of recent defence cuts, he will take steps to assist the electronic engineering industries in the city of Leicester.
asked the Secretary of State for Industry what discussions he has had with the British Independent Steelmakers Association and British Steel Corporation about the volume and value of stainless,...
asked the Secretary of State for Industry whether he is satisfied with the level of Government support for research and development in key industrial sectors.
asked the Secretary of State for Industry what progress has been made on the business opportunities programme.
asked the Secretary of State for Industry what changes have taken place in the productivity and output of British industry since May 1979; what steps he is taking to increase productivity and...
asked the Secretary of State for Industry what representations he has received during the last month from leaders of West Cumbrian industry about industry in the area.
asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he will make a statement on the current stage of consideration of the Nissan project.
asked the Secretary of State for Industry if, in view of the current level of unemployment, he will make a statement on development area status for the Bridlington travel-to-work area.
asked the Secretary of State for Industry what is the present progress of the recently introduced initiatives to help small businesses.
asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he is satisfied with the small firms counselling service.
asked the Secretary of State for Industry what progress there has been in the application of micro-technology in British industry.
asked the Secretary of State for Industry, in proposing changes to the telecommunications monopolies, what assessment he made of the likely effect on standards of service received by the customer.
asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he is satisfied that the current capacity of the steel industry, public and private, is sufficient to meet home and export demand over the next five years.
asked the Secretary of State for Industry whether, in order to maintain manufacturing capability in industrial areas, he will introduce a system of industrial improvement grants for the...
asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he is satisfied with industrial progress in the Northern region.
asked the Attorney-General how many representations he has received regarding private prosecutions for theft from shops in the metropolitan and Northumbria police districts.
asked the Attorney-General when the Lord Chancellor last used his powers to dismiss a coroner.
asked the Attorney-General if the Lord Chancellor will review his guidelines for law centres.
I wish to make a statement on the accident to Dan-Air Boeing 727 G-BDAN at Tenerife on 25 April. An agreed English translation of the report of the Spanish commission of investigation into the...
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,...
Mr. Harry Greenway presented a Bill to require the provision of educational facilities in prisons and other custodial institutions, and for connected purposes: And the same was read the First...
[Relevant Commission documents: Preliminary draft supplementary budget No. 2, 1980 (Document No. 12085/80). Draft supplementary budget No. 2, 1980 (unnumbered). Modifications and amendments...
Order for Third Reading read.—[Queen's Consent signified.]
I beg to move, That this House takes note of European Community Document No. 5704/81 amending Directive 71/118 concerning hygiene in poultry slaughterhouses and supports Her Majesty's...
Mr. Deputy Speaker (Mr. Bryant Godman Irvine): May I put together the Questions on the two motions?
That the draft Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (Immunities and Privileges) Order 1981, which was laid before this House on 22nd June, be approved.
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Le Marchant.]
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