Monday, 11 May 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 Energy when he last met the chairman of British Coal to discuss changes in working practices in the coal industry.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy what information he has as to how many foreign nuclear power reactors are at approximately the same distance as or nearer to the United Kingdom than, Chernobyl.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy what is his latest assessment of the impact of his Department's measures to promote energy efficiency.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he has any plans to meet the Union of Democratic Mineworkers to discuss industrial relations in the mining industry; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he will make a statement concerning the construction of more energy-efficient commercial buildings.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy what is his estimate of the output from opencast mining in 1987.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he will make a statement concerning the expanded community insulation programme and its implications for jobs.
asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he will make a statement on the latest position concerning the supply and purchase of gas by the Leicester Combined Heat and Power Consortium (Leicester...
asked the Secretary of State for Energy when he next proposes to discuss with the chairman of British Coal the progress of British Coal Enterprise Ltd.
asked the Minister for the Arts if he will make a statement on his policy towards fulfilling the commercial potential of films produced by students.
asked the Minister for the Arts what representations he has received about the level of financial support for the arts by local authorities in the east midlands.
asked the Minister for the Arts if he has received a copy of the book, "The Milkman's on His Way"; and if he will make a statement on his policy with regard to the availability of this book in...
asked the Minister for the Arts what discussions he has had in the last month with arts organisations in London about the level of financial support from local authorities.
asked the Minister for the Civil Service if he will make a statement on measures to combat drug addiction within the Civil Service.
asked the Minister for the Civil Service if he has any plans for the transfer of Civil Service posts to the northern region; and if he will make a statement.
asked the Minister for the Civil Service what measures he is taking to ensure the adequacy of recruitment methods of civil servants for the 21st century.
asked the Minister for the Civil Service what steps he is taking to ensure that a large proportion of women are appointed to public bodies.
asked the Minister for the Civil Service what action he proposes to take following the report of the Royal Institute of Public Administration on top jobs, a copy of which has been sent to him.
I should like to make a brief business statement. In the light of the announcement earlier today by my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister, the business for the remainder of the week will be...
With permission. Mr. Speaker, I wish to make a statement on local authority budgets and rates for 1987–88. Local authorities in Scotland have budgeted to spend £122·1 million or...
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,...
I beg to move, That this House affirms the overwhelming need to improve the quality of life of millions of citizens in the United Kingdom by pursuing progressive policies for creating more jobs,...
I beg to move, That this House, recognising the advantages to the country of having a diversity of energy supply, including coal, gas, oil and nuclear power, welcomes the Secretary of State for...
I beg to move, That the draft Industrial Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1987, which was laid before this House on 22nd January, be approved. The draft order, with a few exceptions, contains...
I beg to move, That the draft Representation of the People (Variation of Limits of Candidates' Election Expenses) Order 1987, which was laid before this House on 7th May, be approved. If the...
At a late hour on this day and in the lifetime of this Parliament, I beg leave to present to the House a petition initiated in my constituency and signed by 5,000 people broadly throughout the...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Portillo.]
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