House of Commons debates

Tuesday, 1 March 1983

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Royal Assent

    1 speech

    I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1967, that the Queen has signified Her Royal Assent to the following Acts: 1. Agricultural Marketing Act 1983.2. Pig Industry...

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Defence

    • Latin America (Arms Sales)

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Defence what was the approximate value of arms sales to Latin America in 1980, 1981 and 1982.

    • Trident

      14 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Defence what is his latest estimate of the proportion of the cost of the provision of Trident which will be met by British manufacturers.

      Cruise Missiles

      39 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he can give a more precise estimate of the cost of establishing a dual key system for United States cruise missiles located in the United Kingdom than...

      Cumbria (NATO Equipment)

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Defence what representations he has received from the county of Cumbria on the storage and deployment of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation equipment within the...

      Falkland Islands

      16 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he has any plans to pay an official visit to the Falklands.

      Floater '83 (Arms Exhibition)

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Defence whether countries purchasing weapons during the Floater '83 exhibition to the Middle East will he required to sign end-user certificates.

      Nuclear Disarmament

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Defence what further steps he will take to promote balanced and verifiable nuclear disarmament.

      Arms Supplies (Dictatorships)

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement on the conditions on which arms supplies to military dictatorships can be approved.

      American Nuclear Bases

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will list the occasions on which the arrangements under the communiqué of January 1952 relating to joint decisions regarding the use of...

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

  • New Member

    1 speech

    The following Member made the Affirmation required by law: Simon Henry Ward Hughes Esq., for Bermondsey.

  • Miners (Strike Action)

    2 speeches

    I beg to ask leave to move the Adjournment of the House, under Standing Order No. 9, for the purpose of discussing a specific and important matter that should have urgent consideration, namely,...

  • STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS, &c.

    Ordered,That the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980 (Commencement No. 8) Order 1983 1983, No. 94) be referred to a Standing Committee on Statutory Instruments, &c.—[Mr. Cope.]

  • Scotland

    6 speeches

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to make provision for the election of a Scottish Assembly; to provide for the transfer of legislative and executive powers to the Assembly;...

  • Parliamentary Boundary Commissions

    89 speeches

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

  • Military Bases

    2 speeches

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

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