Wednesday, 26 May 1982
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he has yet held discussions with the National Farmers Union of Scotland on an agricultural development plan; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what have been the average pay increases for general practitioners, nurses, consultants and hospital porters in Scotland since May 1979.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he is yet in a position to make a statement about the progress of the Government's quest for an alternative operator for the Invergordon aluminium smelter.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on the progress of pay negotiations for National Health Service employees in Scotland.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what subjects he expects to discuss at his next meeting with the football authorities.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what further progress he is able to report on the introduction of a road equivalent tariff for the Scottish Islands.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many police officers there were in Scotland in May 1979; and what is the latest total number.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he has any proposals to amend or extend the Island of Rockall Act 1972.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what progress is being made towards a common fisheries policy.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will revise the Scottish health authorities' revenue equalisation arrangement governing the funding of Tayside health board.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he has had any consultation with Rolls-Royce Ltd. concerning future development of the Spey engine at East Kilbride; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what action he is taking to ensure that Scotland benefits fully from the liberalisation of the telecommunications monopoly and from other Government...
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland when he expects to announce his decision on the planning application in respect of the South Church site, Stirling.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how much was spent per pupil in primary schools in Scotland in the most recent year for which figures are available.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what information he has received from Renfrew district council as to actual or proposed expenditure by it on dealing with the problem of lead in the...
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if, pursuant to his reply to the hon. Member for Glasgow, Central on 6 May, he will undertake a review of the factors that have led to the increase in...
asked the Solicitor-General for Scotland if he will meet the procurator fiscal of Falkirk to discuss the administration of justice in Falkirk.
asked the Solicitor-General for Scotland if he will discuss with the judiciary in Scotland prosecution and sentencing policy in relation to solvent abuse.
asked the Solicitor-General for Scotland what subjects he expects to discuss at his next meeting with the Scottish Law Commission.
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement. During the past 24 hours there has been a major increase in operational activity in the South Atlantic. On the Falkland Islands...
I gave you notice, Mr. Speaker, before 12 o'clock midday, of a subject that should be raised under Standing Order No. 9, namely, operations on the South American mainland. It would be an abuse to...
I beg to ask leave to move the Adjournment of the House, under Standing Order No. 9, for the purpose of discussing a specific matter of public and parliamentary importance that should have urgent...
Ordered,That the draft Water Authorities and National Water Council (Limit for Borrowing) Order 1982 be referred to a Standing Committee on Statutory Instruments, &c.That the draft...
The hon. Member for Preston, North (Mr. Atkins), in whose name the Ten-Minute Bill motion stands, has indicated to me that, in view of the statement that was made to the House by the Secretary of...
I have selected the amendment in the name of the right hon. Member for Ebbw Vale (Mr. Foot).
Ordered,That, at this day's sitting, the Harbours (Scotland) Bill [Lords] may be proceeded with, though opposed, until any hour.—[Mr. Gummer.]
Not amended (in the Standing Committee), considered.
I beg to move, That the draft Undertaking between the Secretary of State for Scotland and Gardner Shipping (Scotland) Limited and J. & A. Gardner and Company Limited, which was laid...
Order for Second Reading read.
Queen's Recommendation having been signified—
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Thompson.]
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