Thursday, 24 October 1985
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
Orders read for consideration of Lords amendments.
Orders read for consideration of motions.
Order for Second Reading read.
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will invite a member of the Devon county council emergency staff to join the working party considering the standardisation of training...
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many police officers are currently employed in drug enforcement duties; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many visitors were refused admission in the last 12 months; and how many of these came from the New Commonwealth or Pakistan.
Mr. Baker: asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he plans to seek additional powers to confiscate assets obtained as a result of drug-related offences.
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many men and women are in prison at present.
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what studies he has made of the downwind lethal range of the effects of detonation of bombs containing nerve agents; and what, in each case,...
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make a statement on changes he has introduced regarding representations by hon. Members on immigration cases.
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what consultations he has had with sporting organisations about the implementation of the Sporting Events (Control of Alcohol etc.) Act.
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what recent representations he has received regarding Sunday trading; and what replies he has sent.
asked the Prime Minister if she will list her official engagements for Thursday, 24 October.
Will the Leader of the House make a statement on the business for next week?
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I should like a ruling from you on whether it is in order for the Government unprecedentedly to push through regulations such as the board and lodging...
Motion made, and Question proposed,That this House takes note of the 10th to 24th and 26th to 35th Reports from the Committee on Public Accounts of Session 1983–84. of the 1st to 25th...
Lords amendments considered.
Lords amendment: No. 1, in page 1, line 9, leave out from "area" to end of line 13.
Ordered, That, at the end of this day's sitting, consideration of Lords Amendments to the Water (Fluoridation) Bill, and proceedings on the Housing Bill [Lords], the Housing Associations Bill...
Lords amendments again considered.
Lords amendment: No. 5, after clause 2, insert the following new clause— . (1) Where, in pursuance of arrangements entered into by a statutory water undertaker before 20th December...
Lords amendment: No. 6, insert the following new clause: — (1) This section applies where a health authority propose— (a) to make or withdraw an application; or(b) to terminate a...
On a point of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker. I should like to make a brief announcement about the remaining business for today. The Government intend to proceed with the remaining stages of the...
Considered in Committee.
I beg to move amendment No. 1, in page 25, line 25, leave out 'this section' and insert 'section 21 or 22 above'. This corrects a mistake in subsection (1)(f).
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn—[Mr. Garel-Jones.]
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