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House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 16 April 1986

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Industry

    • Airbus

      14 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if his Department has had any further discussions with British Aerospace about the proposed new Airbus programmes.

    • Gomba Holdings

      13 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what action he is currently taking in relation to assistance to Gomba Holdings or any of its linked companies; and if he will make a statement.

      Multi-fibre Arrangement

      23 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will make a statement on the current state of negotiations on the multi-fibre arrangement.

      Steel Industry

      12 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will make a statement on the current performance of the steel industry.

      Takeovers and Mergers

      15 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will outline the Government's takeover and merger policy in the wake of the recent spate of large-scale takeover and merger attempts by...

      Alnwick and Amble

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry whether he has any new proposals to assist industrial development in the Alnwick and Amble area.

      Industrial Development

      10 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry when he next proposes to meet the Trades Union Congress to discuss industrial development.

      Japan

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what measures are being taken to encourage Japan to increase imports of manufactured goods and processed agricultural products.

      Regional Development

      12 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what steps he proposes to take to improve industrial development in the regions.

      Departmental Telecommunications Division

      12 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many persons work in the telecommunications division of his Department; and what are their responsibilities.

      Manufacturing Industry

      15 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will make a statement on the level of investment in manufacturing industry.

      Floating Exchange Rate

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Trade and. Industry how many individuals and how many organisations have made representations to him in favour of floating exchange rates in the past 12 months.

      Liability Risks (United States Law)

      5 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he has had discussions with United States Government officials concerning proposed changes in United States law as it applies to liability...

      Computers (Schools)

      3 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what steps he has taken to advance knowledge and experience of computers in schools.

      Warship Yards (Privatisation)

      5 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will make a statement on the progress of privatisation of the warship yards.

      Computers (Schools)

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what steps he has taken to advance knowledge and experience of computers in schools.

      Strategic Defence Initiative

      4 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what representations he has received from British industry about United States attempts to scrutinise classified work being done by British...

      Royal Assent

      1 speech

      Order. 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 Acts: 1. Lothian Region (Edinburgh Western Relief...

  • Unfitness to Plead

    3 speeches

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend the criminal law in relation to defendants who are unfit to plead; and for connected purposes. The Bill is prompted by the case of a...

  • Unfitness to Plead

    Mr. Edward Leigh accordingly presented a Bill to amend the criminal law in relation to defendants who are unfit to plead; and for connected purposes: And the same was read the First time; and...

  • Libya

    201 speeches

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

  • General Certificate of Secondary Education

    22 speeches

    I beg to move, That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Education (Schools and Further Education) (Amendment) Regulations 1986 (S.I., 1986, No. 542), dated 17th March...

  • Disposals of Land (Northern Ireland)

    1 speech

    Motion made and Question proposed,That the draft Commission on Disposals of Land (Northern Ireland) Order 1986, which was laid before this House on 19th February, be approved.—[Dr. Boyson.]

  • Local Authority Services (Islington)

    3 speeches

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

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