House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 19 January 1983

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Oral Answers to Questions

    1 speech

    Order. Questions and answers have been getting much longer recently. I appeal to the House for briefer questions and therefore briefer answers.

  • Council of Agriculture Ministers

    27 speeches

    With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement on the meeting of the Council of Agriculture Ministers on 17 and 18 January in Brussels. I represented the United Kingdom, together...

  • Rent (Agriculture) (Scotland)

    1 speech

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to provide security of tenure for tenants of agricultural tied cottages in Scotland. A farm worker and his family in Scotland have no legal...

    • Rent (Agriculture) (Scotland)

      Mr. Gavin Strang accordingly presented a Bill to provide security for tenants of agricultural tied cottages in Scotland: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time...

  • Privilege

    15 speeches

    Before I call the hon. Member for Hackney, South and Shoreditch (Mr. Brown) I must tell the House that I have received a letter from Mr. Ken Livingstone, headed Members Lobby, The County Hall,...

  • Opposition Day

    [4th Allotted Day]

    • The Economy

      106 speeches

      I beg to move, That this House, recognising that a competitive exchange rate is essential for Britain's recovery, condemns the gross mismanagement by the Government of its economic policies,...

    • Welsh Rate Support Grant

      46 speeches

      I beg to move, That the Welsh Rate Support Grant Report 1980 (Supplementary) (No. 2) Report 1982, which was laid before this House on 20th December, be approved.

      Philippines (Aid)

      7 speeches

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

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