House of Commons debates

Tuesday, 25 January 1983

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education and Science

    • School Curricula

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will meet the chairman of the Manpower Services Commission to discuss the curriculum offered in local authority schools and colleges.

    • Technical and Vocational Education

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will make a statement on his discussions with teacher associations and other educational interests concerning arrangements for...

      Ethnic Minorities

      10 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will estimate the level of expenditure on the education of ethnic minorities in 1982ߝ83 and 1983ߝ84.

      School Closures

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science whether he takes into account the effective use of energy when making decisions about school closures.

      School Curricula

      10 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will make additional resources available to enable education authorities to maintain the quality of education and choice of subject in...

      Free Milk

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Science how many schoolchildren received free school milk in 1981ߝ82.

      Kilburn Polytechnic

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will pay an official visit to Kilburn polytechnic.

      Youth Service (Thompson Report)

      12 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science when he expects to make his decision on the Thompson report on the youth service; and whether he will make a statement.

      Nursery Education

      10 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science whether he will provide additional money to local authorities to enable them to extend the level of nursery education provision; and if he...

      Higher Education (Parental Contributions)

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science which other European Community countries operate a system which includes parental contributions for adult students maintenance in higher...

      Overseas Students

      12 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the most recent estimate of the additional cost to public funds of permitting students from the Commonwealth to enjoy home fee status.

      School Books

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is his Department's current estimate of the number and cost of school books that will be bought in the current year.

      Initial Teacher Training (Manchester)

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what alternative proposals were put forward by the Roman Catholic authorities concerning initial teacher training prior to his final...

      Head Teachers and Senior Staff

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science whether any institutions other than those named in his announcement of 6 December 1982 have so far submitted bids to be the national centre...

      Computers

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of. State for Education and Science if he is satisfied with the ways in which computers in schools are being used for educational purposes.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

  • Wages Councils Act 1979 (Amendment)

    1 speech

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to repeal section 16 of the Wages Councils Act 1979. As this is the second time in three months that I have introduced the Bill, I do not...

    • Wages Councils Act 1979 (Amendment)

      Mr. Robert C. Brown accordingly presented a Bill to repeal section 16 of the Wages Councils Act 1979: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time upon Friday 4...

  • Falkland Islands (Franks Report)

    133 speeches

    I beg to move, That this House takes note of the Report of a Committee of Privy Counsellors on the Falkland Islands Review (Cmnd. 8787).

  • Nuclear Bases

    2 speeches

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

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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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