Thursday, 26 February 1987
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
Orders for Second Reading read.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if, further to his answer of 29 January, Official Report, column 376, he will take steps to prepare estimates of the cost to the Exchequer of the current...
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what percentage of total revenue has been derived each year since 1979–80 from North sea oil.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the latest information he has on the extent of employee share ownership in the United Kingdom.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on the current level of interest rates.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he has had any further correspondence with political parties on proposals for increases in public expenditure.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will estimate the value of money sent to private individuals in (a) India, (b) Pakistan, (c) Bangladesh and (d) all other countries by people settled...
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what further evidence he has of the latest response to personal equity plans.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what information he has on the starting rates of income tax in other European Community countries.
asked the Chancellor of the Excheqer what lessons he has drawn from the recent privatisation of British Airways for future flotations of publicly owned companies; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many pensioners pay income tax; and what is the total revenue involved.
Before we start Prime Minister's questions, I remind the House that questions should be related to the Prime Minister's responsibilities.
asked the Prime Minister if she will list her offical engagements for Thursday 26 February.
May I ask the Leader of the House to state the business for next week?
Mr. Harry Cohen, supported by Mr. Tony Banks, Mr. Richard Caborn, Mrs. Ann Clwyd, Mr. Jeremy Corbyn, Mr. Tony Lloyd, Mr. Max Madden, Ms. Clare Short, Mr. Robert N. Wareing, and Mr. Eric Heffer,...
Lords amendments considered.
Lords amendment: No. 1, in page 1, line 16, after "an" insert "Interim".
Lords amendment: No. 6, in page 2, line 35, at end insert— ( ) An order may make different provision for different cases, including different provision for different areas.
Lords amendment: No. 10, after clause 3, insert the following new clause: .—(1) Any arrangements for settling for the whole of England and Wales any matter relating to the remuneration and...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 101 (Standing Committee on Statutory Instruments &c.). That the draft Audit (Northern Ireland) Order 1987, which was...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Portillo.]
I am grateful for this opportunity to raise the subject of the green belt in Hertfordshire. I am particularly pleased that my hon. Friend the Minister is responding to the debate, as I know, from...
I welcome this opportunity, which I had not expected, to call attention to the effects of regional policy on investment in West Yorkshire, especially my constituency. The textile industry has...
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