House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 9 February 1983

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

    • President Dos Santos

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs when Her Majesty's ambassador to Angola last met President Dos Santos of Angola; and if he will make a statement.

    • Warsaw Pact — Nato

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what steps are currently being taken by Her Majesty's Government to improve relations between the Warsaw Pact powers and the...

      Zimbabwe (Exchange Controls)

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, pursuant to the answer to the hon. Member for Chichester (Mr. Nelson) on 20 December, Official Report, c. 327, on how many...

      Republic of Ireland

      12 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether he is considering any initiatives to improve relationships with the Government of the Republic of Ireland.

      Belize

      27 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement about Belize.

      Palestine (Payments)

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs why a payment of £341 was made by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to Palestine for 1981–82, as listed in the...

      Disarmament

      14 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what current discussions are taking place between the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the United States Department concerning...

      Anatoly Shcharansky

      16 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if Her Majesty's Government are considering any new initiative to persuade the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics to allow...

      Iraq-Iran War (Ceasefire)

      10 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what efforts Her Majesty's Government have made to bring about a ceasefire between Iraq and Iran.

      Joint Passports (Children)

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will seek powers to compel the surrender of any joint passport which includes a child who has become the subject of a...

      Middle East

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on progress towards peace in the Middle East.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — European Community

    • Policy Development

      20 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what further proposals he intends to place before his European Economic Community colleagues for the development of Community...

    • Budget Repayments

      11 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he is able to make a further statement on the European Community budget problem.

      Confederation of British Industry

      11 speeches

      asked Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether he makes it his policy to assess the views of the Confederation of British Industry in regard to the future development of...

      Council of Ministers

      10 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs when he will next be attending a meeting of the Council of Ministers; what subjects will be discussed; and if he will make a...

  • Council of Agriculture Ministers

    43 speeches

    With your permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement about the meeting of Council of Agriculture Ministers in Brussels on 7 and 8 February. I represented the United Kingdom with...

  • Liverpool, Wavertree (Circulation of Leaflet)

    5 speeches

    4 pm

  • Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments

    2 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. On 2 February, the Standing Committee on Statutory Instruments, &c. dealt with three instruments: the draft African Development Bank (Immunities and...

  • London Councils (Use of Funds)

    2 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. You will recollect, although it was very difficult for you to hear yesterday, in view of all the noise that was being made by people who had something to hide,...

  • Publication of Wills

    1 speech

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to make a new provision as to the law governing the publication of wills. My Bill proposes to amend section 124 of the Supreme Court Act 1981...

    • Publication of Wills

      Sir Anthony Meyer accordingly presented a Bill to make new provision as to the law governing the publication of wills: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time...

  • Unemployment (East Midlands)

    48 speeches

    I beg to move, That this House condemns Her Majesty's Government for pursuing disastrous economic and industrial policies that have increased unemployment in the East Midlands by 187 per cent....

  • Unemployment (Northern Region)

    69 speeches

    I beg to move, That this House deplores the appalling unemployment in the Northern Region largely created by the iniquity of Conservative Government policies, which have created within the region...

  • Education (Assisted Places)

    134 speeches

    I beg to move, That the draft Education (Assisted Places) (Amendment) Regulations 1983, which were laid before this House on 20th January, be approved. Three years ago I and my hon. Friends spent...

  • South Africa (Sporting Links)

    12 speeches

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

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