Tuesday, 10 April 1984
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
Lords amendments agreed to.
Order for consideration, as amended, read.
asked the Secretary of State for Defence what consultations he has had with his United States counterpart on space defence systems.
asked the Secretary of State for Defence what percentage of United Kingdom defence equipment expenditure is spent in the United Kingdom; and how many jobs are supported both directly and...
asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will ensure that there will be added security measures in those British ports to be visited by United States ships carrying sea-launched cruise missiles.
asked the Secretary of State for Defence how many service men have died in Northern Ireland each year since 1979 and in total since 1968.
Mr. Ron Brown: asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement about the current security situation at Greenham common.
asked the Secretary of State for Defence what recent discussions he has had about proposals for changes in the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation defence strategy.
asked the Secretary of State for Defence what recent representations he has received concerning defence expenditure.
asked the Secretary of State for Defence whether more recruits are now joining the armed forces youth training scheme and its civilian counterpart.
asked the Secretary of State for Defence whether he will make a statement on the progress of the operational deployment of cruise missiles.
asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement on the replacement of Jet Provost trainers for the Royal Air Force in accordance with air staff target 412.
asked the Secretary of State for Defence if Her Majesty's Government will re-assess the United Kingdom strategy on chemical and biological weapons.
asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement about the implementation of his plans to expand the Territorial Army.
asked the Prime Minister if she will list her official engagements for Tuesday 10 April.
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I wish to raise the matter of questions and the finding by the Select Committee in 1972 concerning parliamentary questions, in particular the blocking of...
I have on the Order Paper today a motion that relates to the special nature of the Local Government (Interim Provisions) Bill, which is due to be given its Second Reading tomorrow. It is a Bill...
It relates to another matter concerning parliamentary questions and the rights of Members. According to Erskine May—and perhaps I can quote precisely what is said——
I beg to move. That leave be given to bring in a Bill to regulate the issue of bank notes in Scotland. Hon. Members who have the good taste to visit Scotland will be aware that our banks enjoy...
Mr. Michael Forsyth accordingly presented a Bill to regulate the issue of bank notes in Scotland: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time upon Friday 27 April...
I beg to move, That this House do now adjourn. Leave having been given on Monday 9 April under Standing Order No. 10 to discuss:The implications for civil liberties and the rule of law of...
Order for Second Reading read.
I am grateful, Mr. Deputy Speaker, for the fact that I have the opportunity to catch your eye, because I know that many hon. Members wish to speak, and therefore I hope that the hon. Member for...
Motion made and Question proposed,
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Major.]
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