Thursday, 5 February 1987
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
Orders for Second Reading read.
Mr. Secretary Rifkind presented a Bill to confirm a Provisional Order under section 7 of the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act 1936, relating to Grampian Regional Council (Harbours):...
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department by what percentage above the rate of inflation the cumulative increase in the Metropolitan police precept has been since 1979.
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many police officers received compensation from the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board in 1985 and 1986.
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what recent representations he has received from voluntary bodies concerning their funding; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will call for a report from the chief constable of Greater Manchester as to the number of deaths and serious accidents resulting from...
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he has any proposals to increase the training available to authorised firearms users in the police force.
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he has any plans to seek to amend the licensing laws.
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many fraud cases have been investigated by the Metropolitan police's fraud investigation squad; and how many have resulted in conviction.
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether his Department's planning assumptions for civil protection allow for enemy use of chemical weapons against United Kingdom military...
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department when his Department expects to publish the crime figures for 1986.
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he will make a statement on the control of costs and management of construction of new prisons and procurement of supplies and stores...
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will consider changing the name of the Civil Defence College, Easingwold to the Civil Protection College.
asked the Prime Minister if she will list her official engagements for Thursday 5 February.
May I ask the Leader of the House to tell us the business for next week?
I should like to make a statement on private rented housing. The Government are keen to encourage the provision of private housing for letting by a greater variety of agencies than at present...
I beg to move the Adjournment of the House, under Standing Order No. 20, for the purpose of disc issing a specific and important matter that should have urgent consideration. Yesterday evening,...
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. It would be widely agreed in the House, now that the measure taken by a previous Speaker in departing from the rule for many decades that a point of order is...
Order for Second Reading read.
Order for Third Reading read.
I beg to move, That the draft Education (Northern Ireland) Order 1987, which was laid before this House on 14th January, be approved. The main purpose of the draft order is to implement the...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 101 (Standing Committees on Statutory Instruments, &c.).
Ordered,That the draft Amendments of the Potato Marketing Scheme 1955, as amended, which were laid before this House on 17th December, be approved.—[Mr. Garel-Jones.]
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Garel-Jones.]
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