House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 19 June 1985

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Private Business

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland

    • Paediatric Beds

      14 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the number of paediatric beds per thousand of client population which his Department uses as a yardstick in determining the adequacy of health...

    • Housing Benefit

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what steps he is taking to give local authorities increased powers to deal with abuses of the housing benefit system.

      Rural Aid Fund

      14 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what consideration he is giving to the proposal submitted to him for a rural aid fund.

      Rates

      14 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what is his most up-to-date assessment of the numbers of (a) domestic and (b) commercial ratepayers in Scotland who will benefit from the terms of the...

      Sporting Events (Safety)

      12 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he is satisfied with standards of safety and crowd control at Scottish sporting events; and if he will make a statement.

      Peripheral Housing Estates

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what proposals he is considering in response to the report on peripheral housing estates by CES Ltd., "Framework for Action," a copy of which is being...

      Iron and Steel Industry

      24 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Scotland when he next plans to meet the Scottish representatives of the Iron and Steel Trades Confederation to discuss the current state of the iron and steel...

      British Leyland (Bathgate)

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if will make a statement on his most recent discussions with British Leyland about the future of the Bathgate commercial vehicles plant.

      Improvement Grants

      10 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Scotland when he intends to make a statement on improvement grants for private housing in Scotland.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Solicitor-General for Scotland

  • Questions to Ministers

    5 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. Yesterday at Question Time, during the course of the questions and answers on the National Health Service, I raised the issue of a young girl in my constituency,...

  • Scottish Estimates

    Ordered,That the Estimate Class XVIII Vote 5, Rate Support Grants to local revenues, Scotland, be referred to the Scottish Grand Committee.—[Mr. Archie Hamilton.]

  • Consumer Guarantee Protection

    1 speech

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to oblige traders offering long-term guarantees when providing goods or services to make suitable arrangements to ensure that such guarantees...

    • Consumer Guarantee Protection

      1 speech

      accordingly presented a Bill to oblige traders offering long-term guarantees when providing goods or services to make suitable arrangements to ensure that such guarantees remain effective in the...

  • Opposition Day

    [15TH ALLOTTED DAY]

    • Prices

      239 speeches

      We now come to the important debate on Government-imposed price increases. I have selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.

    • Frozen Foodstuffs

      36 speeches

      I beg to move, That this House takes note of European Community Document No. 9402/84 on the approximation of laws relating to quick frozen foodstuffs for human consumption; and supports the...

      Mental Health Act

      4 speeches

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

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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