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Wednesday, 26 February 1986
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
Order read for resuming adjourned debate on Question [24 February], That the Bill be now read a Second time.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will introduce legislation to allow independent local public inquiries to be held when education authorities seek to close small rural schools and...
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what representations he has received about the effects of the teachers' action in support of their campaign for an independent pay review; and if he will...
Mr. Ron Brown: asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement about progress of Government measures to seek to counter drug addiction in Scotland.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will introduce legislation to establish an elected Scottish Assembly.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how much subisdy was paid to the Civil Aviation Authority for the running of the highlands and islands airports for each of the last 10 years.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what representations he has received recently from the National Union of Students (Scotland) concerning the level of the student grant.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what was the total revenue value of equity realised by the Highlands and Islands Development Board in the financial year 1984–85.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement about how the economics of new afforestation schemes on upland areas are assessed by him.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will now announce the line of route of the Dunblane bypass; and if he will indicate the proposed starting date for construction (a) if there is no...
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on meetings between his office and the Churches in Scotland on the current dispute in Scottish schools.
asked the Solicitor-General for Scotland if he will discuss with procurators fiscal the number of prosecutions for the sale of cigarettes to children.
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I wish to make a statement on the position in the Philippines. The House will be aware of the dramatic development yesterday in the Philippines which led to Mrs....
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I am very grateful to you, Mr. Speaker, for allowing me to raise this point of order as I think it will be of great assistance to the House and its proceedings....
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,...
Members successful in the ballot were:Mr. Steve NorrisSir Bernard BraineMr. Tony Favell
I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to compel employers to provide adequate protection for employees and the public by reducing sound levels at work and by preventing exposure...
Mr. Don Dixon accordingly presented a Bill to compel employers to provide adequate protection for employees and the public by reducing sound levels at work and by preventing exposure to harmful...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Durant.]
Ordered,That the Standing Order of 16th December 1983 relating to the nomination of the Select Committee on Members' Interests be amended, by leaving out Mr. Paddy Ashdown and Mr. Gregor...
Motions 4 to 11 inclusive are on behalf of the Committee of Selection. With the agreement of the House, I shall put them together.
That Dr. John Marek and Mr. Peter Hubbard-Miles be discharged from the Welsh Affairs Committee and Mr. Allan Rogers, Mr. Geraint Howells and Mr. Ian Grist be added.
That Mr. Gordon Brown and Mr. Gerrard Neale be discharged from the Employment Committee and Mr. Frank Cook and Mr. Eric Forth be added.
That Mr. Kevin Barron be discharged from the Energy Committee and Mr. William O'Brien be added.
That Mr. Norman St. John-Stevas be discharged from the Foreign Affairs Committee and Mr. David Howell be added.
That Sir John Stradling Thomas be added to the Trade and Industry Committee.
That Mr. Roger Freeman be discharged from the Treasury and Civil Service Committee and Mr. John Watts be added.
That Mr. Robin Corbett be discharged from the Home Affairs Committee and Mr. David Clelland be added.
That Mr. Andrew MacKay be discharged from the Environment Committee and Mr. Richard Holt be added.—[Sir Michael Shaw on behalf of the Committee of Selection.]
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Neubert.]
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