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House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 19 February 1986

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Private Business

    PETERHEAD HARBOURS (SOUTH BAY DEVELOPMENT) ORDER CONFIRMATION BILL

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Environment

    • Simplified Planning Zones

      12 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if, under the proposals for creating simplified planning zones, he will make it his policy to remove the obligation on local authorities...

    • British Nuclear Fuels

      34 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what recent meetings he has had with British Nuclear Fuels regarding the monitoring of waste products; and if he will make a statement.

      Football (Crowd Behaviour)

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what recent discussions he has had with the football authorities about crowd behaviour.

      Inner City Regeneration

      16 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what new proposals he has for regeneration of the inner cities.

      Rate Support Grant

      12 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what representations about the 1986–87 grant settlement he has received from non-metropolitan county councils since the rate support grant...

      Rating Reform

      12 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what representations he has received about the establishment of an accurate register for the proposed community charge.

      Manchester (Vacant Housing)

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will provide financial support to assist Manchester city council in purchasing vacant housing on private estates which building societies...

      "Faith in the City"

      12 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he has plans for further meetings with the Archbishop of Canterbury and members of his commission on the subject of the report "Faith in the...

      Hackney Black People's Association

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will make a statement on the funding of the Hackney Black People's Association.

      Housing Stock

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he is satisfied with the current level of investment in improving the quality of the existing housing stock; and if he will make a statement.

      Football (Crowd Behaviour)

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if, when he next meets the secretary of the Football Association, he will raise with him the measures being taken by the football authorities to...

      Bison System Flats

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what are the criteria upon which he grants local authorities loan sanction in respect of the demolition of multi-storey Bison system flats.

      Marine Nature Reserve

      7 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he will make a statement on progress being made to establish the first marine nature reserve.

  • British Leyland Subsidiaries

    44 speeches

    (by private notice) asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will make a further statement on the disposal of British Leyland subsidiaries in the light of the deadline on...

  • Points of Order

    29 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. It arises from written question No. 153 on today's Order Paper from the hon. Member for Cardiff, West (Mr. Terlezki) in the answer to which the press was...

  • Bills Presented

    • Employment (Age Limits)

      Mrs. Ann Clwyd, supported by Ms. Jo Richardson, Ms. Clare Short, Mr. Richard Caborn, Mr. Clive Soley, Mr. Doug Hoyle, Mr. John Marek, Ms. Harriet Harman, Mr. George Foulkes, Mr. Brian Sedgemore,...

    • Highways (Amendment)

      Mr. Michael Cocks, supported by Mr. Malcolm Bruce, Mrs. Gwyneth Dunwoody, Mr. Hugh Dykes, Mr. Frank Haynes, Mr. Robert Hicks, Mr. Daniel Knox, Mr. Ken Weetch, Mr. Dafydd Wigley and Mr. Gordon...

  • Amendment of the Constitution of the House of Lords (Bishops)

    1 speech

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend the constitution of the House of Lords in relation to membership of bishops and to make consequential provision. Frequently, when I...

  • Royal Assent

    1 speech

    I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1967, that the Queen has signified Her Royal Assent to the following Act: Atomic Energy Authority Act 1986.

  • Opposition Day

    [8th Allotted Day]

    • Strategic Defence Initiative

      62 speeches

      I have selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister. As we are running somewhat late and as there are many right hon. and hon. Members who wish to take part in the debate, may I call...

    • Private Tenants

      80 speeches

      I beg to move, That this House asserts the right of private tenants to a secure home in good repair at a reasonable rent free from harassment or neglect, the right to buy from a non-residential...

      Prevention of Terrorism

      27 speeches

      I beg to move, That the draft Prevention of Terrorism (Temporary Provisions) Act 1984 (Continuance) Order 1986, which was laid before this House on 30th January, be approved. We are debating...

      European Community (Energy Objectives)

      25 speeches

      I beg to move, That this House takes note of European Community Document No. 7163/85 and endorses the adoption of new Community Energy objectives for the period to 1995 as references for the...

      Ijaz Ahmed Malik and Gurmail Singh

      2 speeches

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

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