House of Commons debates

Thursday, 21 February 1985

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Private Business

    1 speech

    Order. As all the private Bills have blocking motions, I shall, with the leave of the House, deal with them in a single group.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance

    • Medium-term Financial Strategy

      10 speeches

      asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer when he expects to achieve his targets as regards sustainable growth and jobs, as set out in the medium-term financial strategy.

    • Imports

      6 speeches

      asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he has made any estimate of the impact of (a) tax cuts and (b) public sector construction spending on imports.

      Infrastructure

      12 speeches

      asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many representations he has received concerning the need for more public spending on the infrastructure.

      Capital Investment

      8 speeches

      asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what are the latest figures available for the levels of capital investment in the United Kingdom.

      Job Creation

      12 speeches

      asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he has made any estimate of the effect of a £1·5 billion income tax cut on the level of unemployment.

      Public Expenditure

      10 speeches

      asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he has made any revisions to the estimates for the overshoot of public spending above targets contained in the recent public expenditure White Paper.

      Economic Growth

      20 speeches

      asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he is satisfied with the growth rate of the economy in the last 12 months.

      Manufacturing Output

      6 speeches

      asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what are the latest statistics for United Kingdom manufacturing output; and if he will make a statement.

      Value Added Tax

      16 speeches

      asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what representations he has recently received from disability organisations on the imposition of value added tax on building alterations.

      Job Creation

      12 speeches

      asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he has made any calculation of the impact of the recent public expenditure White Paper on unemployment.

      North Sea Oil

      6 speeches

      asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he has revised his forecast of the total tax take from North sea oil in the light of exchange rate and oil price movements that have occurred since the...

      Value Added Tax

      8 speeches

      asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many representations he has received regarding the imposition of value added tax on newspapers.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

  • Coal Industry Dispute

    50 speeches

    asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he will make a statement on the mining dispute following the decision of the National Union of Mineworkers' executive yesterday.

  • Business of the House

    71 speeches

    May I ask the Leader of the House if he will state the business of next week?

  • Prime Minister's Question Time

    4 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I gave you notice that I wished to raise a point of order arising out of Prime Minister's Question Time today. Prime Minister's questions today, as on virtually...

  • Limited List Prescribing

    53 speeches

    With permission, Mr. Speaker, I shall make a statement on the limited list of National Health Service drugs. I told the House on 8 November that the Government intended to introduce a system...

  • Skillcentres

    49 speeches

    With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement about skillcentres. I advised the House on 29 November of the Skillcentre Training Agency's proposals to the Manpower Services...

  • "20:20 Vision" Programme

    2 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,...

  • Royal Air Force

    103 speeches

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

  • Terrorism

    38 speeches

    10 pm

  • Petitions

    • Torture

      1 speech

      With your permission, Mr. Speaker, and that of the House, I wish to present a petition to Parliament that supports Amnesty International's Campaign Against Torture. It contains 1,300 signatures,...

    • Human Embroyos

      1 speech

      With your permission, Mr. Speaker, and that of the House, I wish to present a petition to Parliament on behalf of approximately 250 of my constituents in the Division of Teignbridge. The first...

      Liverpool

      7 speeches

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

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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