Wednesday, 11 March 1987
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
Lords amendments agreed to.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what reply he has received from the management of the Dalgety group to his expression of concern at the social consequences of the closure of the Golden...
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what steps he is taking to bring more employment to Springburn.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give the up-to-date position regarding the proposed closure of the Caterpillar Tractor Co, Tannochside; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland by how much unemployment in North Lanarkshire has risen since May 1979.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what representations he has received on the financial effect on crofters arising from the introduction of community charge.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what proportion public expenditure represents of the Scottish gross domestic product.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what has been the total expenditure by the Scottish Development Agency since its inception.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what proportion of the present prison population is made up of fine defaulters; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what estimate he has of the costs incurred by voluntary organisations in Scotland on the administration, distribution and handling of free food for the...
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what are the five travel-to-work areas in Scotland currently with the highest levels of unemployment; and what special initiatives his Department or the...
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what steps he intends to take to maintain investment and employment in Dundee following termination of the Dundee project.
asked the Solicitor-General for Scotland what responsibility he has for the professional conduct of Scottish solicitors working in the public service.
asked the Solicitor-General for Scotland if he will make it his practice, when the Crown Office or procurators fiscal are applying for search warrants in relation to offences under the Official...
asked the Solicitor-General for Scotland when he expects to receive the report of the Crown Agents' working party on forensic science services in Scotland; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Solicitor-General for Scotland how many prosecutions have been mounted in the last 10 years against councillors who sit on licensing courts despite their spouses being licence holders...
asked the Solicitor-General for Scotland if he has any plans to review the role of sheriff courts in hearing charges of reckless driving resulting in a fatality; and if he will make a statement.
I beg to ask leave to move the Adjournment of the House, under Standing Order No. 20, for the purpose of discussing a specific and important matter that should have urgent consideration, namely,...
Several Hon. Members: On a point of order, Mr. Speaker.
I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to change the system of compensation for coal mining subsidence. Mr. Speaker, Sir—[HON. MEMBERS: "Speak up."] I know that I have a...
Mr. Frank Haynes accordingly presented a Bill to change the system of compensation for coal mining subsidence: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time upon...
[1ST ALLOTTED DAY] [1ST PART] considered
[Relevant document: First Report from the Energy Committee (House of Commons Paper No. 165 of Session 1986–87.]
I beg to move, That this House welcomes the Government's approval of the Rover Group Corporate Plan; recognises the valuable contribution made by the vehicle industry, both United Kingdom and...
Question,That a supplementary sum, not exceeding £166,300,000, be granted to Her Majesty out of the Consolidated Fund to defray the charges which will come in course of payment during the...
Question again proposed, That the amendment be made.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Order [10 March],
I beg to move, That the Order [26th January] be supplemented as follows:
Lords amendments considered.
Lords Amendment: No. 2, in page 4, line 40, leave out "Conclusive block grant calculations" and insert "Any basic block grant calculation"
Lords Amendment: No. 4, in page 6, line 39, leave out "and".
Lords Amendment: No. 6, in page 8, line 29, leave out subsection (3) and insert— (3) for the purposes of this Part of this Act as it applies in relation to an intermediate year beginning in...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Lennox-Boyd.]
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