House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 18 July 1984

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Scotland

    • Housing Associations (Sales)

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will take steps to ensure that persons occupying houses built by housing associations who wish to purchase their houses under the Tenants' Rights,...

    • 1986 Commonwealth Games

      12 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will meet representatives of the Edinburgh district council to discuss the facilities and arrangements for mounting the 1986 Commonwealth Games.

      Housing Finance (Strathclyde)

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he has studied the report "A Strategic Review of Public Sector Housing Finance in Strathclyde (1979–84)"; and if he will make a statement.

      New Towns

      10 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on the future assisted area status of the Scottish new towns.

      Health Services (Privatisation)

      27 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on his circular to health boards instructing them to put out to private tender their catering, cleaning and laundry services.

      Council House Sales

      14 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he is satisfied with the progress being made with the sale of council houses in Scotland.

      North British Steel Foundry, Bathgate

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on his discussions with the North British Steel foundry, Bathgate.

      Locate in Scotland

      26 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Scotland when he expects to receive the report on the operations of Locate in Scotland's overseas offices.

      Lowlands Airport Policy

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement about the review of Scottish lowland airports policy.

      Scottish Economy

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on the Scottish economy.

  • Solicitor General for Scotland

    • Crown Office (Administration)

      15 speeches

      asked the Solicitor-General for Scotland if he will make a statement about the cases which have been deserted at recent High Court circuits because of a failure to serve the indictment with 29...

    • Prosecutions (Aberdeen)

      4 speeches

      asked the Solicitor-General for Scotland if he is satisfied with the arrangements for prosecuting criminal offenders in Aberdeen.

      Questions to Ministers

      2 speeches

      On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I should like to draw your attention to the decision by the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Scotland responsible for health to answer questions Nos....

  • Sealink UK Ltd.

    45 speeches

    With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement about Sealink. I have today given my consent under section 1(2) of the Transport Act 1981, to the sale of Sealink UK Ltd., by...

  • Defence Policy (Central Control)

    45 speeches

    With permission, Mr. Speaker, I shall make a statement about the central organisation for defence. In my statement on 12 March, I explained that I wished to see stronger central control over...

  • Local Authority Capital Expenditure (England)

    52 speeches

    With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement on local authority capital expenditure in England. My hon. Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Wales will make a...

  • Local Authority Capital Expenditure (Wales)

    55 speeches

    Statement. Mr. Wyn Roberts.

  • Sealink UK Ltd.

    4 speeches

    I beg to ask leave to move the Adjournment of the House, under Standing Order No. 10, for the purpose of discussing a specific and important matter that should have urgent consideration, namely,...

  • Unfair Dismissal (Non-strikers)

    1 speech

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to provide that dismissal of an employee in consequence of that employee not taking part in a strike shall be unfair dismissal; and for...

    • Unfair Dismissal (Non-Strikers)

      4 speeches

      Mr. Peter Thurnham accordingly presented a Bill to provide that dismissal of an employee in consequence of that employee not taking part in a strike shall be unfair dismissal; and for connected...

  • Rate Support Grant (England)

    109 speeches

    I beg to move, That the Rate Support Grant Supplementary Report (England) 1984/85 (House of Commons Paper No. 536), a copy of which was laid before this House on 12th July, be approved. I...

    • Rate Support Grant (England)

      Resolved,That the Rate Support Grant Supplementary Report (England) (No. 4) 1981–82 (House of Commons Paper No. 534), which was laid before this House on 12th July, be approved.

  • Rate Support Grant (Wales)

    67 speeches

    I beg to move, That the Welsh Rate Support Grant Supplementary (No. 2) Report 1982–83 (House of Commons Paper No. 519), which was laid before this House on 12th July, be approved.

    • Rate Support Grant (Wales)

      Resolved,That the Welsh Rate Support Grant Supplementary Report 1984–85 (House of Commons Paper No. 520), which was laid before this House on 12th July, be approved. —[Mr. Major.]

  • Dairy Produce Quotas

    107 speeches

    I beg to move, That the draft Dairy Produce Quotas Regulations 1984, which were laid before this House on 11th July, be approved. I understand, Mr. Deputy Speaker, that the other motion may be...

    • Business of the House

      4 speeches

      Ordered,That, at the sitting on Friday 20th July, if the Motions relating to Office, Secretarial and Research Allowance, Car Mileage Allowance, and Parliament have not previously been disposed...

  • BBC Transmitter (Bearley)

    2 speeches

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

What is this?

Debates in the House of Commons are an opportunity for MPs from all parties to scrutinise government legislation and raise important local, national or topical issues.

And sometimes to shout at each other.

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