Thursday, 24 January 1985
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if, in the light of the recent falls in the level of the pound sterling, he intends to revise his forecast for inflation this year.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the annual cost of collecting value added tax, as a percentage of revenue received, from registered traders with a taxable turnover of less than...
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many representations he has received regarding the level of public expenditure on the infrastructure.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will estimate the potential cost to Her Majesty's Government of the Johnson Matthey resuce operation.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the current real value of the pound sterling expressed as a percentage of its real value as at January 1979.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how he measures the impact of tax cuts on the creation of new jobs.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he has made specific calculations of the effects on unemployment and demand from the operation of the multiplier in (a) direct tax reductions and (b)...
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will estimate the effect on jobs of the changes in corporation tax arising out of his 1984 Budget.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he is satisfied with the present level of growth in the economy.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement regarding the reports presented to the meeting of the National Economic Development Council on 9 January.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will estimate what sum would be lost to his Department if the liability to value added tax of some adult education courses were ended for the financial...
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what further action he is taking to control the total running costs of his Department.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his assessment of the effect of the recent fall in the pound sterling exchange rate on employment and inflation.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many representations he has received about possible new taxation proposals for the 1985 Budget.
asked the Prime Minister if she will list her official engagements for Thursday 24 January.
Will the Leader of the House state the business for next week?
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker.
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I wish to make a statement about the disposal of low and intermediate radioactive wastes. The House will recall that on 25 October 1983 I announced two things...
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,...
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Mr. Secretary Jenkin, supported by Mr. Secretary Younger, Mr. Secretary Edwards, Mr. Attorney-General, Mr. John Moore and Mr. Neil Macfarlane, presented a Bill to restrict the circumstances in...
I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1967, that the Queen has signified Her Royal Assent to the following Acts: 1. Consolidated Fund Act 19852. Elections (Northern...
I beg to move, That the Rate Support Grant (Scotland) Order 1985, dated 9th January 1985, a copy of which was laid before this House on 11th January, be approved. It may be for the convenience of...
Resolved,That the Rating of Industry (Scotland) Order 1984, dated 19th December 1984, a copy of which was laid before this House on 11th January, be approved.—[Mr. Lang.]
Motion made, and Question put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 79(5) (Standing Committees on Statutory Instruments, &c.).
That the Agriculture and Horticulture (Variation) (No. 2) Scheme 1984 (S.I. 1984, No. 1923), dated 6th December 1984, a copy of which was laid before this House on 11 th December, be...
That the Tyne and Wear Metro (Rateable Values) Order 1984, dated 10th December 1984, a copy of which was laid before this House on 12th December, be approved.—[Mr. Lang.]
That the draft Dangerous Substances and Preparations (Safety) (Amendment) Regulations 1985, which were laid before this House on 14th December, be approved. That the draft Novelties (Safety)...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn—[Mr. Lang.]
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