House of Commons debates

Monday, 1 February 1982

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Trade

    • Film Industry

      10 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Trade if he will make a statement on the policy of Her Majesty's Government towards the film industry.

    • Shoe Exports

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Trade what is the policy of Her Majesty's Government towards the French Government's proposal to restrict the import of British shoes into France.

      Consumer Committees

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Trade if he will now make provision for the introduction of local energy consumer committees with the responsibility to advise and assist consumers with...

      Building Societies Association

      10 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Trade whether the review of the restrictive trade practices of the Building Societies Association has yet been completed.

      London (Airports)

      10 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Trade how many passengers used London's airports in 1981 in comparison with 1980; and how many air traffic movements were involved.

      European Community (Trade Mark Office)

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Trade whether any decision has yet been reached on the siting of the European Economic Community's trade mark office.

      Manufactures

      10 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Trade what the total positive or negative balance of trade has been in manufactures with the European Economic Community and the rest of the world, respectively,...

      Sale of Goods Act

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Trade if Her Majesty's Government will seek to extend the Sale of Goods Act to people who hire goods or have them supplied as part of a service to give them the...

      Exports (Statistics)

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Trade if he will make it his practice to collect statistics to show the level of exports by the United States of American and other foreign-owned enterprises in...

      Quality Assurance and Standards Division

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Trade if he will increase the recruitment to the quality assurance and standards division with the object of enabling British manufacturers submitting...

      Ship Salvage

      12 speeches

      Sir William van Straubenezee: asked the Secretary of State for Trade what consideration his Department has given to the problems of current contract practice with regard to the salvage of...

      Tin Imports

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Trade what is the present cost of imported tin; and how this compares with the figure 12 months previously.

      British Leyland (Tractor Order)

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Trade whether there has been any change in the Export Credits Guarantee Department facilities provided in respect of the order by the State of Jos in Nigeria for...

      British Airways

      14 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Trade if, in formulating his policy towards aviation, he will take action specifically to improve and protect the position of British Airways.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Overseas Development

    • Third World

      13 speeches

      asked the Lord Privy Seal if he will make a statement on Her Majesty's Government's policies on increasing the level of aid given to countries in the Third world.

    • Nicaragua

      8 speeches

      asked the Lord Privy Seal what aid projects his Department is currently financing in Nicaragua.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Milk Substitutes

    4 speeches

    asked the Lord Privy Seal if he will make funds available through the bilateral aid programmes to Governments seeking help in the implementation and monitoring of the World Health Organisation...

  • Westminster Medical School

    5 speeches

    I beg to ask leave to move the adjournment of the House, under Standing Order 9, for the purpose of discussing a specific and important matter that should have urgent consideration, namely, the...

  • STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS, &c.

    1 speech

    In order to save the time of the House, I shall put together the two motions relating to Statutory Instruments. Ordered, That the draft Social Security (Contributions) (Mariners) Amendment...

  • Stock Transfer Bill

    Ordered,

  • Orders of the Day — Nuclear Power Programme

    104 speeches

    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[MR.Goodlad.]

  • STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS, &c.

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 73A (Standing Committee on Statutory Instruments, &c.),

  • Wrenbury Hostel, Nantwich

    2 speeches

    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. David Hunt.]

What is this?

Debates in the House of Commons are an opportunity for MPs from all parties to scrutinise government legislation and raise important local, national or topical issues.

And sometimes to shout at each other.

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