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House of Commons debates

Tuesday, 25 February 1986

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Social Services

    • Housing Benefit

      10 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what proportion of the domestic ratepayers in (a) Liverpool, (b) Manchester, (c) Stockport and (d) England and Wales as a whole receive housing...

    • Nurses and Midwives (Pay)

      14 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he has any plans to differentiate between the rates of pay of state registered nurses and state registered midwives; and if he will make a...

      Civil Defence

      11 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what priority he gives in civil defence planning for the National Health Service to first aid and care in the community; if he has any plans to...

      Severe Weather Payments

      27 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what additional resources have been provided to assist the elderly and the needy to purchase adequate heat during the recent periods of harsh weather.

      Social Security Bill

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he has any plans to consult further with disability organisations on the Social Security Bill.

      Drug Counselling

      6 speeches

      Mr. Roberts: asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will meet the Association of Directors of Social Services to discuss in-service training for social workers on drug counselling.

      NHS Management (Griffiths Report)

      12 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will make a statement on the implementation to date of the Griffiths report on National Health Service management.

      Invalid Care Allowance

      11 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many married women have claimed invalid care allowance since the social security appeal tribunal decision on the Drake case.

      Occupational Pension Funds

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Social Services when he expects to publish the detailed disclosure requirements for occupational pension funds.

      NHS Hospitals (Capital Equipment)

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what action he is taking to ensure that maximum use is made of expensive capital equipment installed in National Health Service hospitals.

      Civil Defence

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he proposes to give guidance on the level of stocks required of first aid and pharmaceutical materials to be held at community first aid posts;...

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

  • Nuclear Waste (Select Committee Report)

    2 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker—and this is a legitimate point of order. We are about to have a statement from the Secretary of State for the Environment about the disposal of nuclear...

  • Nuclear Waste (Disposal)

    64 speeches

    With permission, Mr. Speaker, I wish to make a statement about the disposal of low and intermediate-level radioactive wastes. Following the statement made on 24 January last year by my right...

  • Private Members' Bills

    2 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I wish to raise three related matters, which arise from events that have occurred since yesterday afternoon. This morning at 10 o'clock, an application was...

  • Severe Weather Payments

    6 speeches

    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,...

  • Bill Presented

    • Tobacco Products (Television Broadcasting)

      Mrs. Ann Clwyd, supported by Mr. Harry Ewing, Ms. Harriet Harman, Dr. Oonagh McDonald, Mr. Clive Soley and Mr. Laurie Pavitt, presented a Bill to prohibit the mention or display in television...

    • European Community Documents

      Ordered,That European Community Documents Nos. 9576/82 and 7719/84, a draft Directive and Amendment on the use of sewage sludge in agriculture, be referred to a Standing Committee on European...

      STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS, &c.

      Ordered,That the Inshore Fishing (Prohibition of Carriage of Monofilament Gill Nets) (Scotland) Order 1986 (S.I., 1986, No. 60) be referred to a Standing Committee on Statutory Instruments,...

  • Renewable Energy Sources (Promotion)

    5 speeches

    I beg to move, that leave be given to bring in a Bill to establish an independent commission responsible directly to Parliament for the research, development and demonstration of clean renewable...

    • Renewable Energy Sources (Promotion)

      Mr. Frank Cook accordingly presented a Bill to establish an independent commission responsible directly to Parliament for the research, development and demonstration of clean renewable...

    • Rates

      220 speeches

      I beg to move: That the draft Rate Limitation (Prescribed Maximum) (Rates) Order 1986, which was laid before this House on 13th February, be approved. This year, as last, the rate limits to...

      Local Government Reorganisation (Pensions)

      3 speeches

      Motion made, and Question proposed,That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Local Government Reorganisation (Designated Councils) (Pensions) Order 1986 (S.I., 1986,...

      Systime plc

      8 speeches

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

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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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