Wednesday, 14 January 1987
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
Order for Third Reading read.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what percentage of Scottish Development Agency money has been spent in Renfrew district since 1981.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many council houses have been sold to sitting tenants in Scotland in each year since 1983.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what discussions he has had with the teaching unions about conditions for teachers in schools: and if he will make a statement.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on his policy for forestry.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on the proposed merger of Dundee and Aberdeen colleges of education.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he will provide specific financial resources to enable local authorities to make provision for alcohol rehabilitation centres.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what consideration he has given to the Highlands Regional Council report on the Dornoch rail bridge; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland when he will next meet the chairman of British Steel Corporation to discuss the steel industry in Scotland.
asked the Solicitor-General for Scotland if he will make it his policy that bereaved relations of murder victims are informed in advance of the date of the commencement of the trial.
asked the Solicitor-General for Scotland how, in considering possible legal proceedings arising from alleged breaches of confidentiality in relation to classified information, the Lord Advocate...
asked the Solicitor-General for Scotland if he has had discussions with procurators fiscal on the implementation of the poaching clause in the Salmon Act 1986; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Solicitor-General for Scotland what is the average length of time which elapses between charges being made for dangerous driving and an appearance in court.
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement about decisions on certain parts of the Peacock report on broadcasting which the House debated on 20 November 1986. We accept the...
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. You will recall that some weeks ago I endeavoured to draw the attention of the House to the number of job losses in my constituency arising from the Guinness...
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I have received many letters regarding my Bill on Friday, some of which have been dealt with by my secretary and some by the Library. This is part of the support...
Ordered, That the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (No. 10) Order 1986 (S.I., 1986, No. 2248) be referred to a Standing Committee on Statutory Instruments, &c.—[Mr. Durant.]
I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to establish a legally enforceable system of penalties on late payment of debts. The problems created by the late payments of debts,...
Mr. Allan Stewart accordingly presented a Bill to establish a legally enforceable system of penalties on late payment of debts; And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a...
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I beg to move, That this House, recognising that the Government deliberately chose such a low threshold as—1·5° Centigrade for the Exceptionally Severe Weather Payments Scheme so...
I beg to move, That the draft Industrial Training Levy (Construction Board) Order 1987, which was laid before this House on 8th December, he approved. The order requires parliamentary approval...
Ordered,That Sir Humphrey Atkins be discharged from the Liaison Committee and Mr. Michael Mates be added to the Committee.—[Mr. Sainsbury.]
Motion made and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Sainsbury.]
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