House of Commons debates

Monday, 27 June 1983

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Members Sworn

    The following Members took and subscribed the Oath:

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Wales

    • Council House Sales

      17 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Wales what is the number of council houses sold in Wales since May 1979.

    • Welsh Language

      10 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will introduce new legislation to safeguard the rights of those who speak, or wish to speak, the Welsh language.

      Labour Statistics

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Wales what was the rate of increase in the number of 19-year-old persons unemployed for 52 weeks and over in west Glamorgan between April 1979 and April 1983.

      Bridgend Hospital

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will make a statement on the development of Bridgend hospital.

      Public Transport

      12 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Wales whether he will make a statement on public transport services in the Principality.

      Labour Statistics

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many people were in employment in Wales, Mid-Glamorgan and the Cynon Valley in May 1979 and at the latest available date.

      River Severn (Crossing)

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will initiate further discussions with local authorities in Wales concerning proposals for a second road crossing of the river Severn.

      Dairy Industry

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he is satisfied with the present state of the dairy industry in Wales; and if he will make a statement.

      Dunraven Court

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will take steps to investigate the causes for the imminent demolition of Dunraven Court, Porthcawl, a block of flats erected in 1971–72 by a...

      New Road Works

      14 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will make a statement giving details of the preparation pool of new road works in Wales, in relation to schemes for which his Department is responsible.

      Flint Enterprise Zone

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he is yet in a position to announce when the Flint enterprise zone will come into operation.

      Severn Bridge (Report)

      14 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Wales if, following publication of the final Flint and Neill consultants' report, he will make an assessment of the potential impact of periods of complete Severn...

      Secondary Schools (Places)

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many surplus places in secondary schools have been taken out of use in Wales in the past 12 months.

      Mold-Ruthin Trunk Road

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Wales whether he will reconsider the decision not to improve the Mold-Ruthin trunk road in view of its bad accident record and in the light of the further fatal...

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Environment

    • Arts Expenditure

      14 speeches

      asked the Under-secretary of State answering in respect of the arts by what means he intends to ensure a fair share of arts expenditure in the regions.

    • Railway Preservation

      4 speeches

      asked the Under-Secretary of State answering in respect of the arts if he will take further steps to advance railway preservation; and if he will make a statement.

      Museum Items (Provincial Tours)

      6 speeches

      asked the Under-Secretary of State answering in respect of the arts if he will hold discussions with the directors and the trustees of the major national museums and galleries to seek to arrange...

      Theatre Policy

      10 speeches

      asked the Under-Secretary of State answering in respect of the arts if he will make a statement of Government policy towards the theatre.

  • Falkland Islands (Strategic Airfield)

    47 speeches

    With permission, Mr. Speaker, I will make a statement about the Government's decision on the construction of a new strategic airfield in the Falkland Island. The Government believe that the...

  • Bill Presented

    • Telecommunications Bill

      Mr. Secretary Parkinson, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr. Secretary Brittan, Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Secretary Jenkin, Mr. Secretary King and Mr. Kenneth Baker, presented a Bill...

  • Orders of the Day — Debate on the Address

    • Fourth Day

      Order read for resuming adjourned debate on Question [22 June]

  • Welfare State

    91 speeches

    I welcome this debate on the welfare state for two main reasons: first, because it allows me to set out not only our record in social services over the past four years but our policies for the...

  • School Closures (North Bedfordshire)

    6 speeches

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

What is this?

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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