House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 23 November 1983

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Environment

    • London Docklands Development Corporation

      10 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he is satisfied with the support given to voluntary organisations by the London Docklands Development Corporation.

    • Metropolitan County Councils

      16 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will set up a public inquiry into the financial implications of the abolition of the metropolitan county councils.

      Rates

      12 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment when he expects to introduce legislation to implement his proposals on rate capping.

      Amusement Centres

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what plans he has to revise the development control policy note on amusement centres.

      Tameside

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether, in view of the conclusions in the publication by the metropolitan borough of Tameside "Tameside: the Case for Aid" a copy of which has...

      Local Authorities (Privatisation)

      13 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he is satisfied with the success of privatisation measures by local authorities.

      Green Belt

      14 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he has issued any clarification of his draft circular to local authorities on green belt policy; and if he will make a statement.

      Consultative Council on Local Government Finance

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he proposes convening the statutory meeting of the Consultative Council on Local Government Finance in December.

      Environmental Policy

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what powers have been acquired by the Commission of the European Communities either through the Treaty of Rome or other means over United Kingdom...

      Local Government Act 1972

      12 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment when he intends to bring forward proposals for the reform of section 137 of the Local Government Act 1972.

      Home Repair Grants

      14 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether all applications for home repair grants that are made to the relevant local authority by 31 March 1984 and subsequently approved will...

      Sports Council

      17 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what matters he intends to raise at his next meeting with the Sports Council.

      Private Sector Rented Houses

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he has any plans to seek to expand the private rented sector; and if he will make a statement.

      Precast Concrete Houses

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what, according to his best estimate, is the total number of all types of precast reinforced concrete council houses, other than those of Airey...

      Land Disposal

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he is satisfied with the rate of disposal by public authorities of land on the land registers.

      Local Authorities (Financial Penalties)

      10 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how many local authorities within the county of Lancashire will fall into penalty as a result of policies in 1982–83.

  • Messenger Group Newspapers

    44 speeches

    Before calling the hon. Member for Altrincham and Sale (Mr. Montgomery) to ask a private notice question, I must tell the House that I understand that the trade union in dispute with the...

  • Intermediate Nuclear Force Talks

    71 speeches

    With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement about the INF negotiations. As hon. Members may be aware, the Soviet delegate to the Geneva INF talks has made it clear this...

  • Emphysema (Compensation of Coal Miners)

    1 speech

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to provide compensation for mineworkers under the Industrial Injuries Acts for emphysema. Having discussed at some length the problem of the...

    • Emphysema (Compensation of Coal Miners)

      Mr. Geoffrey Lofthouse accordingly presented a Bill to provide compensation for mineworkers under the Industrial Injuries Acts for emphysema: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to...

  • Opposition Day

  • Pensioners

    164 speeches

    I beg to move, That this House regrets that this week's pension uprating is below the current rate of inflation, leading to a significant loss in purchasing power for over nine million...

  • European Community (Hazardous Wastes)

    23 speeches

    I beg to move, That this House takes note of European Community Documents Nos. 4342/83, Proposal for a Council Directive on the Supervision and Control of Transfrontier Shipment of Hazardous...

  • Baljit Kaur

    4 speeches

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

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