Monday, 31 October 1983
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
asked the Secretary of State for Wales what was the pupil-teacher ratio in primary schools in Wales at the most recent count; and how this compares with the ratio in 1978.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many redundancies have been registered in Wales since 30 July.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales what percentage of places available on the youth training schemes in Wales during 1983–84 will be funded under mode A.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will increase the level of funding for the National Health Service in Wales and in particular for the Clwyd area health authority.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales what progress has been achieved in 1983 in the marketing of Welsh lamb; and whether he is satisfied with progress to date.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales what was the ratio in Wales of the number of unemployed to the number of employment vacancies at the latest available date.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales if any changes are proposed in regional aid for Wales; and if so, what will be the likely effect of such changes.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many persons left school at the end of the summer term; and, of these, how many are now in (a) full-time permanent employment, (b) full-time education,...
asked the Secretary of State for Wales by how much unemployment in Clwyd, the Deeside travel-to-work area and Wales has increased since May 1979.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales what percentage of school meals consumed by pupils in each county in the Principality is provided free of charge.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales which major trunk road improvement schemes now have priority in south Gwent.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales what representations he has received from Clwyd area health authority regarding the level of National Health Service funding.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales what is his estimate of the total value of Government assistance to industry in Wales in the current financial year; and if he will ensure that this level...
asked the Secretary of State for Wales what progress has been made on his initiative in Wales to help the mentally handicapped.
asked the Secretary of State for Wales what were the total numbers employed in the slate industry in Wales in the latest year for which figures are available.
asked the hon. Member for Wokingham, as representing the Church Commissioners, how many persons were employed by the Church Commissioners in 1953, 1963, 1973 and 1983; and what was the overall...
asked the Under-Secretary of State answering in respect of the Arts what consultations regarding future funding he has had recently with the chairman of the Arts Council.
asked the Under-Secretary of State answering in respect of the Arts, pursuant to his answer on 18 July, Official Report, c. 16, if the Minister for the Arts has yet considered the implications of...
asked the Under-Secretary of State answering in respect of the Arts what support he proposes to give to the European Year of Music; and if he will make a statement.
Ordered,That the Sheep Variable Premium (Protection of Payments) (Amendment) Order 1983 be referred to a Standing Committee on Statutory Instruments, &c.—[Mr. Garel-Jones.]
Before we start this important debate, I must inform the House that I have selected the amendment in the name of the leader of the Liberal party. Furthermore, I have received a large number of...
I have the honour to beg leave to present a petition signed by a large number of my constituents. I also have eight identical petitions addressed to right hon. and hon. Members which, for the...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Lang.]
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