Monday, 28 November 1983
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
asked the Secretary of State for Energy what major research projects into alternative sources of energy are presently being undertaken through financial resources made available by the Government...
asked the Secretary of State for Energy whether he will reorganise the National Coal Board in such a way as to permit workers in different geographical areas to acquire shares in their...
asked the Secretary of State for Energy how many consumers are paying their accounts to regional gas boards by means of pan-payment arrangements.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he will make a statement on his recent visit to China.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy when he expects to respond to the third report of the Energy Committee, H.C. 314, 1982–83, on combined heat and power.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy what representations he has received in respect of the increase in gas and electricity prices.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy when he last met the chairman of the National Coal Board to discuss new investment in the Vale of Belvoir.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy what information he has as to the average price of electricity per kilowatt hour in 1982 to customers in the United Kingdom, the United States of America,...
asked the Secretary of State for Energy when he proposes to invite applications for the ninth round of licences on the United Kingdom continental shelf.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy what is the total value of Government investment in the coal industry since May 1979; and how this compares with the corresponding amount of investment in...
asked the Secretary of State for Energy what are the future energy demand projections for British mined coal.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy what percentage of orders for the North sea oil industry were placed with British companies in 1982–83.
asked the Lord Privy Seal if he will list in the Official Report the responsibilities of the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster in respect of which he answers parliamentary questions.
asked the Lord Privy Seal if he will make a statement on the progress being made in providing new office accommodation for hon. Members.
asked the Lord Privy Seal how many officials for whom he is responsible are involved in his function of planning and supervising the Government's legislative programme.
asked the Lord Privy Seal what plans he has for the improvement of facilities in the House of Commons for disabled visitors; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Minister for the Civil Service if he will revise the annual performance review forms for civil servants.
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I shall make a statement on opticians and competition following the report of the Office of Fair Trading published earlier this year. At the end of 1981 the Office...
Ordered,That matters arising from the Energy Discussion Document issued by the Department of Economic Development in July 1983, being matters relating exclusively to Northern Ireland, be referred...
With the leave of the House I shall put together the Questions on the three motions relating to statutory instruments.
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Neubert.]
With the leave of the House I shall put together the Questions on motions 2 to 10.
That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Double Taxation Relief (Taxes on Income) (Trinidad and Tobago) Order 1983 be made in the form of the draft laid before this...
That the Legal Aid (Financial Conditions) (No. 2) Regulations 1983, dated 8th November 1983, a copy of which was laid before this House on 8th November, be approved.
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Douglas Hogg.]
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