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Thursday, 13 March 1986
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
For Fulham, in the room of Martin Stevens Esq., deceased.—[Mr. Wakeham.]
Orders for Second Reading read.
Bill read a Second time, and committed.
Order for Second Reading read.
Order read for resuming adjourned debate on Question [18 February], That the Bill be now read a Second time.
Order read for resuming adjourned debate on Question [24 February], That the Bill be now read a Second time.
Order for Third reading read.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what representations he has recently received concerning cuts in income tax.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the cost to the Treasury of direct financial support to those aged over 16 and under 18 years.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what he estimates would be the additional revenue in the year 1986–87 if the marginal rate of tax on personal incomes in excess of £30,000 was...
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what representations he has recently received concerning increasing the public sector borrowing requirement.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer when he expects to publish the Green Paper on personal taxation.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a further statement on the current level of inflation.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what representations he has received from the tobacco industry concerning his forthcoming Budget.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will give the latest figures available for the annual rate of investment under the business expansion Scheme.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many taxpayers he estimates are assessed at the standard rate of income tax during the current financial year.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will take steps to relax the level of penalties on late payment of value added tax by small firms when special circumstances exist.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on the level of total demand in the economy.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how much extra revenue would be yielded by each additional percentage point in the rate of value added tax.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what recent representations he has received about the level of public expenditure.
asked the Prime Minister if she will list her official engagements for Thursday 13 March.
May I ask the Leader of the House to state the business for next week?
Order for Second Reading read.
I wish to begin my discussion of Government policy towards local housing programmes by highlighting the desperate need for good homes to rent for the people of my constituency and for many in...
I am pleased to have the opportunity to bring to the House's attention the subject of parental choice in education. This has necessitated a change in my plans for this evening because I had...
If I am fast to the point of gabbling, it is partly because both the Minister and the Hansard reporters have had the text of what I am going to say since 2 o'clock, and partly because there are...
I am delighted to have the opportunity to discuss policies for the self-employed. I am especially grateful to my hon. Friend the Under-Secretary of State for agreeing so readily to take part in...
I rise to put the case for the continuation and extension of the funding of law centres in this country. I have vested reasons for doing so because in my constituency I have two such centres...
My hon. Friend the Minister of State may not be as glad as I am to be here at 4 o'clock in the norning. Nevertheless, we much appreciate the contribution he makes in the office that he fills. I...
It is always a pleasure to speak in this House, and never more so than at 5.15 in the morning. This debate is about the dangers to patient care caused by the way in which the medical...
Many of the headlines in recent weeks have been about the problems facing the British Leyland operation in Britain and the allied factories and businesses which predominate throughout the...
The subject I want to raise is the need for greater industrial co-operation in Europe. By Europe, I do not specifically and solely mean the European community, and when I talk of industrial...
I intend to change slightly the content of my speech because of the time of the morning; I wish to give the Minister an opportunity to reply to the debate. Although I had intended to refer in...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Lennox-Boyd.]
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