House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 19 November 1986

  • Preamble

    The House met at hall-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Environment

    • Broads Bill

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what representations he has received about the proposed Broads Bill.

    • Public Sector Housebuilding

      49 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what are the latest yearly figures for public sector housebuilding; and if he will make a statement.

      Urban Housing Renewal Unit

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will report on the achievements to date of the urban housing renewal unit.

      Local Government Act 1986

      10 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will make a statement on the operation of the Local Government Act 1986.

      Acid Rain

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what representations he has received on the problem of acid rain; and if he will make a statement.

      Rent Controls

      14 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what representations he has received on the desirability of abating rent controls.

      Urban Programme Funding

      12 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will reconsider his Department's proposal to stop urban programme funding to various local authority areas, including Waltham Forest; and if...

      Housing and Planning Act 1986

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what representations he has received from the Leicester city council regarding the Housing and Planning Act 1986.

      Council Spending

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he has any plans to impose controls upon local councils currently spending over the rate of inflation; and if he will make a statement.

      Rural Development Areas

      6 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will make a statement on the assistance available within the rural development areas as designated by the Development Commission.

      Privatisation

      18 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will publish a White Paper outlining his plans to compel local authorities to contract out more services.

      Schools (Competitive Sport)

      8 speeches

      asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will indicate the status of his forthcoming discussions over the future of competitive sport in schools.

  • Sub Judice Rule

    4 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. In view of the importance of the matters, as you pointed out, which were raised yesterday in points of order after Prime Minister's questions, and in view of the...

  • Ballot for Notices of Motions for Friday 5 December

    Members successful in the ballot were:Mr. Kenneth HindMr. James WallaceMr. Fred Silvester

  • Bill Presented

    • Advance Petroleum Revenue Tax

      Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, supported by Mr. Secretary Walker, Mr. Norman Lamont and Mr. Alick Buchanan-Smith, presented a Bill to provide for the repayment of certain amounts of advance...

    • STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS, &c.

      Ordered,That the draft Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (Modification) order 1986 be referred to a Standing Committee on Statutory Instruments, &c.—[Mr. Ryder.]

  • Orders of the Day — Debate on the Address

    • Sixth Day

      Order read for resuming adjourned debate on Question [12 November]:That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, as follows:Most Gracious Sovereign,We Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal...

    • The Economy

      148 speeches

      I inform the House that I have selected the amendment in the names of the Leader of the Opposition and those of his right hon. and hon. Friends. In addition, under the powers given to me by...

  • Disabled People (Employment)

    12 speeches

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

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