Monday, 25 February 1985
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
asked the Secretary of State for Transport what arrangements exist for formal budget consultations between the London boroughs and London Regional Transport.
asked the Secretary of State for Transport what studies he has conducted since June 1983 into the optimum allocation of transport policy functions between the different tiers of local government...
asked the Secretary of State for Transport when he expects to receive proposals from the National Bus Company for the restructuring of that company.
asked the Secretary of State for Transport if he has any plans to introduce legislation to privatise any part of the British Rail network.
asked the Secretary of State for Transport which cities he has taken as models for the style and extent of public service for fare stage bus services he expects to emerge upon enactment of the...
asked the Secretary of State for Transport what assessment he has made of the contribution of local rail services to the effectiveness of the transport system in the metropolitan county areas of...
asked the Secretary of State for Transport what effect he expects abolition of the metropolitan counties to have on the use of section 20 grants.
asked the Secretary of State for Transport how much his Department has spent on (a) trunk road and (b) motorway (i) building and (ii) maintenance since June 1979.
asked the Secretary of State for Transport what benefits to the consumer he expects from immediate implementation of the Transport Bill.
asked the Secretary of State for Transport how many representations on the White Paper, "Buses", he has received from taxi drivers and taxi associations; and what were the main points made.
asked the Secretary of State for Transport if he is currently considering any proposal for investment by British Rail on the St. Pancras to Sheffield line.
asked the Attorney-General when he will respond to the 34th annual report of the Lord Chancellor's legal aid advisory committee.
asked the Attorney-General if he will update the statistics on cases outstanding in the courts in relation to offences alleged to have been committed in relation to the miners' strike, which he...
asked the Attorney-General what information Her Majesty's Government gather about the level of charges made by solictors in the context of monitoring public expenditure on legal aid.
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what is his estimate of total United Kingdom Government aid to Ethiopia since 1982; and how much of that has been since 1 October...
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on his recent visit to Sudan.
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what are his priority objectives for food aid and its distribution in the drought-affected countries of sub-Saharan Africa.
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,...
We come now to the debate on the rate limitation order.
I beg to move, That this House takes note of the Annual Report of the European Court of Auditors on the financial year 1983, together with the replies of the institutions; and approves the...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 79(5) (Standing Committees on Statutory Instrument, &c.).
That the draft Tay Road Bridge (Scheme) Approval Order 1985, which was laid before this House on 24 January, be approved.—[Mr. Lang.]
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Lang.]
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