Tuesday, 3 March 1987
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
asked the Paymaster General what funds he proposes to allocate to each of the Government's employment creation programmes in 1987–88; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Paymaster General what recent initiatives he has taken to promote employment in the inner cities.
Mr. Ron Brown: asked the Paymaster General how many people under the age of 25 years are currently unemployed in the United Kingdom.
asked the Paymaster General if he has any plans to improve programmes to tackle skill shortages in the economy.
asked the Paymaster General, during the last monthly period for which figures are available, how many listed as unemployed were unemployed for less than a week.
asked the Paymaster General if he will give the latest figures for the number of local enterprise agencies.
asked the Paymaster General how many new jobs he estimates have been created by the deregulation contained in the Wages Act.
asked the Paymaster General what reduction in registered unemployment he expects as a result of job training scheme by summer 1987.
asked the Paymaster General what percentage of disabled people are unemployed compared with the national average rate of unemployment.
asked the Paymaster General if he will make a statement on the current level of unemployment.
asked the Paymaster General when he next proposes to meet trades union leaders to discuss industrial relations legislation.
asked the Prime Minister if she will list her official engagements for Thursday 3 March 1987.
(by private notice): I am grateful to you, Mr. Speaker, for allowing this question. I wish to ask my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Transport whether he will make a statement about...
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I will make a statement about claims for asylum by travellers without proper documents. Many Western countries have become increasingly concerned in recent years at...
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I wish to make a statement on the benefit position of participants in the community programme following a recent decision by the social security commissioners. As...
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement about the supply of disposable syringes to diabetics and NHS charges from 1 April 1987. There are in this country an estimated 1...
The following Member made the Affirmation required by law:
I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend section 36 of the Medical Act 1983 to enable the Professional Conduct Committee of the General Medical Council to exercise greater...
Mr. Nigel Spearing accordingly presented a Bill to amend section 36 of the Medical Act 1983 to enable the Professional Conduct Committee of the General Medical Council to exercise greater...
I beg to move, That the Bill now be read a Second time. This Bill contains four measures. First, it contains provisions to prevent authorities from using advance and deferred purchase schemes to...
Ordered,That, at this day's sitting, the Rate Support Grants Bill may be proceeded with, though opposed, until any hour.—[Mr. Boscawen.]
Queen's Recommendation having been signified—
Not amended (in the Standing Committee), considered.
I beg to move amendment No. 4, in page 1, line 24 at end insert— '(3) If, pursuant to (2) above, the amount of block grant payable out of money provided by Parliament in pursuance of a...
Motion made and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Ryder.]
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