House of Commons debates

Tuesday, 2 July 1985

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Private Business

    ROYAL HOLLOWAY AND BEDFORD NEW COLLEGE BILL [Lords]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Defence

    • Fleet Air Arm

      10 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement concerning Fleet Air Arm manning.

    • Exercise Lean Look

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Defence what representations his Department has received since the publication of Exercise Lean Look.

      Trident

      12 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Defence what recent representations he has received from Scotland about future commitment to the Trident programme.

      Moscow Missile Defence System

      10 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Defence what information he has on the upgrading of the Moscow missile defence system and if he will make a statement.

      Trident

      10 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will estimate the value of work which will accrue to British contractors from the Trident programme; and if he will make a statement.

      Identification Friend or Foe

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Defence what progress has been made towards harmonising the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation's identification friend or foe.

      Chemical Warfare

      16 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement on the preparedness of United Kingdom forces within the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to withstand chemical warfare attacks.

      Defence Ministers (Meeting)

      10 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement on the outcome of the European Defence Ministers' meeting in London on 17 and 18 June.

      Cruise Missiles

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Defence how many cruise missiles are presently stationed on the British mainland.

      NATO (Manoeuvres)

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Defence how many representatives of Warsaw pact states have attended as observers at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation manoeuvres since the signing of the...

      General Charles Dalton

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Defence how many meetings he has had with General Charles Dalton, United States Chief of Staff, at SHAPE in the last 12 months.

      Westland Helicopters

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Defence if there is any delay in the purchase of Westland plc helicopters by the forces.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

  • European Council (Milan)

    88 speeches

    With permission Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement on the European Council on 28–29 June, which my right hon. and learned Friend the Foreign and Commonwealth Secretary and I...

    • Welsh Affairs

      Ordered,That the matter of Education and Training in Wales, being a matter relating exclusively to Wales, be referred to the Welsh Grand Committee for their consideration.—[Mr. Neubert.]

    • Statutory Instruments, &C.

      Ordered,That the Fish Producers' Organisation (Formation Grants) (Amendment) Scheme 1985, be referred to a Standing Committee on Statutory Instruments, &c.—[Mr. Neubert.]

  • Heathrow (Jokes)

    2 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I seek your guidance. Nobody will be more aware than you of this House's jealous regard for its prerogative and privilege to consider, pass and monitor the...

  • Education (Cost of School Transport)

    1 speech

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to require a local authority to meet the travel costs of a child attending a school where the parents have nominated a school other than that...

    • Education (Cost of School Transport)

      MR. PATRICK NICHOLLS accordingly presented a Bill to require a local authority to meet the travel costs of a child attending a school where the parents have nominated a school other than that...

  • Opposition Day

    [I8TH ALLOTTED DAY] [FIRST PART]

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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.

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