Thursday, 26 March 1987
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
YORK CITY COUNCIL BILL [Lords] (By Order)
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what representations he has received about interest rates; and whether he will make a statement.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will estimate the cost to the revenue in a full year of treating expenditure on glasshouses as plant and machinery rather than agricultural buildings.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what recent representations he has received about Her Majesty's Customs and Excise consultation paper "Value Added Tax: Small Business Review".
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what information he has on the rise in living standards of (a) a married man on average earnings and (b) pensioners since 1979.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what representations he has received about the Budget.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will estimate the effect of his Budget on manufacturing industry.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will estimate the effect of his Budget on the balance of payments.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the latest information he has about growth of gross domestic product in the United Kingdom compared with the rest of the European Economic Community...
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement concerning the current level of consumer spending.
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his latest estimate of the public sector borrowing requirement for 1986–87.
asked the Prime Minister if she will list her official engagements for Thursday 26 March.
May I ask the Patronage Secretary to state the business for next week?
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I wish to discuss the status of documents made available to the House. During the Budget debate, a document, entitled "Explanatory Memorandum on European...
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. During prayers at the beginning of each day's business the noise from outside the Chamber seems to be on the increase. Perhaps you could ask hon. Members waiting...
Considered in Committee.
I beg to move amendment No. 2, in page 1, line 16, at end insert— '(1A) No liability shall be incurred under subsection (1) above in respect of any person, who after arriving in the United...
As amended (in the Standing Committee), considered.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 101 (Standing Committees on Statutory Instruments, &c.).
That the draft Advice and Assistance (Assistance by Way of Representation) (Scotland) Regulations 1987, which were laid before this House on 5th March, be approved.—[Mr. Portillo.]
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Portillo.]
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