Monday, 24 January 1983
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
asked the Minister for Trade when next he plans to meet the chairman of the Civil Aviation Authority to discuss the viability of airline operators.
asked the Minister for Trade if he will meet the General Council of British Shipping to discuss the draft European Community competition regulation on loyalty arrangements.
asked the Minister for Trade what is his present forecast for the balance of trade for 1983, indicating separately his forecasts for the balance on invisible trade, visible trade in oil and...
asked the Minister for Trade if he will state the actual and estimated figures of United Kingdom imports from, and exports to, the rest of the European Community of manufactures for the year 1982.
asked the Minister for Trade whether he will introduce legislation to give a right to doorstep buyers to return goods within three days of the purchase thereof, and thereupon to be reimbursed of...
asked the Minister for Trade what recent representations he has received about the import of counterfeit products from Taiwan; and what further action he intends taking.
asked the Minister of Trade if he will hold local consultations concerning the level of aircraft noise in Ealing and west London; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Minister for Trade if he will estimate the annual value of the illegal trade in video cassettes.
asked the Minister for Trade if he will make a statement on the policy of Her Majesty's Government towards trade relations with Hong Kong following his recent visit there.
asked the Minister for Trade what is the percentage change in the seasonally adjusted volume of manufactured imports and of manufactured exports since May 1979 to the latest available date.
asked the Minister for Trade if he will list the 12 countries that took most British exports in the most recent year for which figures are available.
asked the Minister for Trade what is the latest available monthly figure for the United Kingdom balance of trade and the corresponding figure 12 months ago.
asked the Minister for Trade what was the balance of visible trade in goods other than oil in 1978, and in the latest 12-month period.
asked the Minister for Trade what progress has been made in negotiations on the European Community draft directive on advertising.
asked the Minister for Trade if he will take steps to protect holidaymakers from misleading advertisements for package tours; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Minister for Trade if he intends to introduce new measures to reduce the decline in the British merchant shipping fleet.
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he has received any recent communications from the Club Méditerranée concerning its plans for building in the Turks...
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what is the policy of Her Majesty's Government concerning economic aid to Angola.
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what funds were made available for the Republic of India in the years 1981 and 1982, respectively; and how much he intends to...
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what consideration his Department gives to the effect on employment in the United Kingdom when deciding on overseas aid expenditure.
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. Has the Home Secretary told you that he wishes to make a statement about the reorganisation of the Metropolitan Police?
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I shall make a statement about the industrial action in the water industry. The House will be aware that from last Monday night the unions representing manual...
Mr. Harry Greenway presented a Bill to give next-of-kin the right of disposal of the body when the deceased person has left no instructions to the executor: And the same was read the First time;...
By leave of the House, I shall put together the Questions on the four motions relating to statutory instruments.
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I have taken part in many debates on unemployment. I have often said that it is doubtful whether any such debate takes one person off the dole queue. I accept that that is likely to be the...
Order for Second Reading read.
I beg to move, That the draft Grants by Local Authorities (Appropriate Percentage and Exchequer Contribution) (Repairs Grants for Airey Houses) Order 1982, which was laid before this House on 8th...
Ordered,That, in respect of the Pig Industry Levy Bill, notices of Amendments, new Clauses and new Schedules to be moved in Committee may be accepted by the Clerks at the Table before the Bill...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Berry.]
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