Tuesday, 12 June 1984
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
Lords amendments agreed to.
Order read for resuming adjourned debate on Question proposed [23 February], That the Bill be now read a Second time.
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if, in his rewriting of his Department's legal aid instructions, the L code, he will revise the instructions about section 22 of the Legal Aid Act.
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will make a statement on the Government's response to the Canterbury report on the prevention of coronary heart disease.
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is his estimate of the effect upon National Health Service costs of patients failing to keep their outpatient appointments.
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services when the death grant was first set at £30; and what is its present real value.
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will give the number of people on supplementary benefit, office by office, in Liverpool at the present time.
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many representations he has had from health authorities where a shortage of acute beds is further exacerbated by non-regional specialty referrals.
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what representations he has received about the current year's uprating of child benefit.
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he is satisfied that his Department can deal speedily with the claims of those involved in industrial disputes and adequately meet the needs of...
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether he will circulate a list of the reciprocal arrangements with European Economic Community members which give British citizens access to...
asked the Prime Minister if she will list her official engagements for Tuesday 12 June.
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. May I seek your guidance on behalf of myself and a number of my hon. Friends about what action Back Benchers can take when Ministers of the Crown lie to the House?
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I shall make a statement about the tenth annual economic summit which was held in London from 7 to 9 June. Heads of State or Government of the seven principal...
With permission, I shall put together the two Questions on the motions relating to European Community documents.
Ordered,That the draft Pool Competitions Act (Continuance) Order 1984 be referred to a Standing Committee on Statutory Instruments, &c.—[Mr. Garel-Jones]
I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to give members of the public the right of reply to allegations made against them or to misreporting or misrepresentations concerning them in...
Mr. Austin Mitchell accordingly presented a Bill to give members of the public the right of reply to allegations made against them or to misreporting or misrepresentations concerning them in the...
Order for Second Reading read.
Queen's Recommendation having been signified—
Order for Second Reading read.
That the Greater London Council (Money) (No. 2) Bill and any Motion for an Instruction relating to the Bill and proceedings arising from the Lords Message [11th May] relating to the Housing and...
Question again proposed, That the Bill be now read a Second time.
Lords Amendment to one of the Amendments made by the Commons in lieu of a Lords Amendment; a Lords Reason for insisting on a Lords Amendment and disagreeing to the Commons Amendments proposed in...
The Lords do not insist on their amendment in page 2, line 5, to which the Commons have disagreed, and they agree to the following amendment proposed by the Commons in lieu thereof:
Lords amendment: In page 3, line 13, leave out subsection (3) and insert— ("(3) For paragraph 5 of Part I of Schedule Ito the 1980 Act (circumstances in which the right to buy does not...
Lords amendment: In page 84, line 1, at end insert— (".Subsections (4) and (4A) of section 3 of the Housing Act 1980 (meaning of "house", "flat", "dwelling-house" etc.) shall have effect as...
Ordered,That, in respect of the Road Traffic Regulation Bill [Lords], Notices of Amendments, new Clauses and new Schedules to be moved in Committee may be accepted by the Clerks at the Table...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Goodlad.]
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