Monday, 3 June 1985
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
C-POULTRY COMPANY LIMITED BILL
asked the Secretary of State for Energy when he next expects to meet the chairman of the British Gas Corporation to discuss the proposed privatisation of the corporation.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy what are the anticipated commissioning dates of the Heysham 2 and Torness power stations; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy what steps his Department has taken to promote the use of wind power for energy purposes.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy whether, when he next meets the chairman of the National Coal Board, he will discuss the future potential for coal extraction under the sea off the...
asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he has any plans to change the membership of the National Coal Board.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy how many miners have taken voluntary redundancy since 1 March.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he will list the nuclear power establishments which Ministers in his Department have visited in the last three years.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he will make a statement on the report on two-tier pricing of electricity.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he is satisfied with the steps taken by the National Coal Board to protect miners who worked during the recent dispute from intimidation and harassment.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy what steps he is taking to introduce a system of energy audits.
asked the Lord Privy Seal if he will make representations to the Port of London Authority about the level of noise from vessels passing close to the Palace of Westminster; and if he will make a...
asked the Lord Privy Seal if he has received any representations about improvements in parliamentary procedures.
asked the Lord Privy Seal what recent representations he has received advocating an increase in the Members' secretarial allowance.
asked the Lord Privy Seal how many research assistants were employed by hon. Members as at 1 May; and how this compares with those employed on the same date in each of the past 10 years.
asked the Minister for the Civil Service on how many occasions he has met representatives of the Civil Service unions over the past 12 months.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he will make a statement on the financial resources available for use in the Scottish coalfield in the light of pit closures and the consequent...
asked the Secretary of State for Energy, following representations to him for reinstatement of sacked miners arising from the miners' strike, how many have been reinstated as a consequence of...
With Permission, Mr. Speaker, I shall make a statement about the events at the European Cup Final in Brussels last week and the measures which have been put in hand in this country to deal with...
I will with permission, Mr. Speaker, make a statement on the review of social security. During the last 18 months the Government have been examining the major areas of social security provision....
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I wish to make a statement. On 20 May, in reply to a question from my hon. Friend the Member for Lewisham, West (Mr. Maples), I announced my future policy towards...
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,...
Order for Second Reading read.
Queen's Recommendation having been signified— Resolved,
As amended (in the Standing Committee), considered.
I beg to move amendment No. 2, in page 11, line 24, leave out 'An' and insert 'Subject to subsection (2A) below, an'.
I beg to move amendment No. 7, in page 13, line 32 at end insert— (2A) Without prejudice to subsections (1) and (2) above, where the parties to a marriage have entered into an agreement as...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 79(5) (Standing Committees on Statutory Instruments, &c.
That the draft Scottish Special Housing Association (Limit of Advances) Order 1985, which was laid before this House on 23rd April, be approved.—[Mr. Neubert.]
Motion made and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Neubert.]
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