Thursday, 7 May 1987
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
LONDON REGIONAL TRANSPORT BILL (By Order)
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what steps his Department has taken to monitor the effect on the pattern of sentencing of the operation of the Lord Chief Justice's...
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what new initiatives he will take to promote crime prevention.
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many prisoners Exeter prison is designed to accommodate; how many were there on the last day of January, February and March; how many...
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he has any plans to seek to change the length of time taken by coroners in dealing with inquests.
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he will call for a report from the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis on the progress of his investigations into the Zircon...
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what proposals he has to reduce prison overcrowding.
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he has any plans to introduce legislation further to amend electoral law; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what plans he has to deal with the rise in acts of violence against the person in the Metropolitan police area.
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what representations he has received about the steps he is taking to reduce the level of crimes which involve cars.
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what representations he has received seeking steps to increase sentences for crimes of violence; and whether he will make a statement.
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what further plans he has to involve the general public in the fight against crime; and whether he will make a statement.
asked the Prime Minister if she will list her official engagements for Thursday 7 May.
May I ask the Leader of the House to tell us the business for next week?
Mr. George Foulkes, supported by Mr. Ernie Ross, Dr. Norman A. Godman, Mr. John Maxton, Mr. Tony Banks, Mr. Jeremy Corbyn, Mr. Tom Clarke, Mr. Willie W. Hamilton and Mr. Harry Cohen, presented a...
With the leave of the House, I will put together the three motions relating to statutory instruments.
Lords amendments considered.
Lords amendment: No. 2, in page 16, line 6, leave out which is a body corporate".
Lords amendment:: No. 3, in page 17, line 25, leave out subsection (4).
Lords amendment: No. 5, in page 20, leave out lines 10 and 11.
Lords amendment: No. 8, in page 28, line 21, after "institution" insert incorporated in the United Kingdom".
Lords amendment: No. 9, in page 31, line 39, leave out "or subsidiary" and insert ". subsidiary or related company".
Lords amendment: No. 18, in page 34, line 4, after "every" insert person who is or was a".
Lords amendment: No. 20, in page 36, line 44, after "to" insert "laying an".
Lords amendment: No. 22, in page 37, line 24, at end insert— ( ) In the case of an institution incorporated in the United Kingdom the accounts referred to in subsection (1) above include...
Lords amendment: No. 23, in page 38, line 41, leave out shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either and insert no such regulations shall be made unless a draft of them...
Lords amendment: No. 24, in page 44, line 7, leave out end of the deposit's original term to maturity and insert deposit is or becomes due and payable under the terms on which it was made".
Lords amendment: No. 27, in page 46, line 5, at end insert or on the making of a winding-up order against it by virtue of section 90 below".
Lords amendment:: No. 35, in page 52, line 47, after "an" insert "allowable".
Lords amendment: No. 36, in page 59, line 13, at end insert ; and 'establishment', in relation to such an office, includes the making of any arrangements by virtue of which such activities are...
Lords amendment: No. 38, in page 63, line 4, column 2, leave out "section 431, 432, 442, 446, 447 or 448" arid insert "Part XIV".
Lords amendment: No. 44, in page 67, line 1, leave out subsection (2).
Lords amendment: No. 51, after clause 88, insert the following new clause— — After section 187(3) of the Consumer Credit Act 1974 (arrangements to be disregarded in determining...
Lords amendment: No. 53, after clause 89, insert— For the avoidance of doubt it is hereby declared that a notice under section 183 of the Financial Services Act 1986 (disqualification or...
Lords amendment: No. 54, in page 76, line 45, leave out from "has" to "that" in line 48 and insert with any other person an agreement or arrangement with respect to the acquisition, holding or...
Lords amendment: No. 57, in page 79, line 29, at end insert provided always that there shall be a majority of independent members on the Board.
Lords amendment: No. 61, in line 4, after "descriptions" insert to amend section 187 of the Consumer Credit Act 1974 in relation to arrangements for the electronic transfer of funds; to clarify...
As amended (in the Standing Committee), considered.
'The following premises, namely— (a) the Theatre Royal Haymarket, and(b) the Royal Albert Hall, shall cease to be exempt from the requirement for a public entertainment licence under...
I beg to move amendment No. 1, in page 2, leave out lines 39 to 41 and insert— '( ) The fire authority shall not grant exemption under this section for any premises without causing an...
I beg to move amendment No. 2, in page 10, line 3, leave out 'and' and insert— '(aa) the means for fighting fire with which the premises are provided are maintained in efficient working...
Amendment made: No. 3, in page 41, line 15, column 3, after '12', insert ', in paragraph 1(6), the words "the Theatre Royal Haymarket or the Royal Albert Hall",'.—[Mr. Douglas. Hogg.]
Is it the wish of the House that the three orders be taken together?
Order for Second Reading read.
Question again proposed.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 101 (Standing Committees on Statutory Instruments, &c).
That the draft British Nuclear Fuels plc (Financial Limit) Order 1987, which was laid before this House on 23rd April, be approved.—[Mr. Sainsbury.]
Ordered,That Standing Committee F be discharged from considering the Territorial Sea Bill [Lords] and that the Bill be committed to a Committee of the whole House—[Mr. Sainsbury.]
It is my honour to present a petition that includes over 400 names of parents of pupils at the South Park primary school, Ilford. The Petition showeth That their children are at risk by virtue...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Sainsbury.]
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