Tuesday, 17 February 1987
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
For Truro, in the room of David Charles Penhaligon, Esquire, deceased.—[Mr. Alton.]
BRIGHTON MARINE PALACE AND PIER BILL [Lords]
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what guidance his Department has given to education authorities about educating young people on the dangers of AIDS.
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what was the average pupil-teacher ratio in junior and secondary schools, respectively, at the most recent date for which figures are...
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he has any plans to reintroduce selection at 11-plus years.
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what steps he is taking to seek to stop the brain drain from higher education institutions in the United Kingdom.
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what recent representations he has received about the arrangements for further education in the north-west; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will make a statement on recent progress in the review of student grants.
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he will bring forward proposals for the greater independence of maintained schools from central and local government.
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what representations he has received about the capital allocations made to local education authorities for 1987–88.
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what percentage of young people aged 16-plus years have remained in full-time education in each of the last five years.
asked the Prime Minister if she will list her official engagements for Tuesday 17 February.
(by private notice)asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make a statement on his proposals to remove a number of recently arrived Tamils.
On a point of order arising out of Question Time, Mr. Speaker. I waited, as you instructed last week, Sir. You will recollect, that during Question Time the Prime Minister refused to answer a...
On a point of order, of which I have given you notice, Mr. Speaker. Last night, at about half-past nine, I infringed the courtesies and conventions but not, as the patient and courteous Deputy...
I wish to raise a point with you, Mr. Speaker, concerning the rights of hon. Members, which arises from exchanges on the private notice question. I would ask that you look at the record and...
With the leave of the House I will put together the three motions relating to statutory instruments.
I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to oblige local authorities to make their vacant housing stock available for letting or sale. The Bill I am presenting to the House outlines...
Mr. John Powley accordingly presented a Bill to oblige local authorities to make their vacant housing stock available for letting or sale: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be...
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We now come to the Opposition day, the first part of which will he a debate on the problems and needs of disabled people. I must tell the House that I have selected the amendment in the name of...
Before I call the hon. Member for Barking (Ms. Richardson), I have to tell the House that Mr. Speaker has selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister and other Ministers.
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. You will recall that earlier today there was a private notice question to the Home Secretary about the removal of applicants for refugee status in Britain. You...
I beg to move, That the draft Social Security (Payments on Account, Overpayment and Recovery) Regulations 1987, which were laid before this House on 4th February, be approved. These regulations...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 102 (Standing Committees on European Community documents).
That this House takes note of European Community Document No. 4133/86 on the legal protection of original topographies of semi-conductor products, and the Department of Trade and Industry's...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now Adjourn.—[Mr. Lightbown.]
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