Monday, 30 November 1987
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
GREATER MANCHESTER (LIGHT RAPID TRANSIT SYSTEM) BILL [Lords]
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will take further steps to increase competition between airlines on European routes out of Heathrow and Gatwick airports; and if he will make a...
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what plans he has to alleviate the traffic congestion in south-east London arising from bus lanes.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if any estimate has been made of the additional journey time for motorists arising from delays resulting from lane closures on motorways in Britain.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport when he last met the chairman of the British Airports Authority plc to discuss civil aviation policy.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what representations he has received about conditions on the London Underground; and what communication he has had on this matter with London Regional...
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will direct the British Railways Board to respond to the proposal of the Monopolies and Mergers Commission and make an estimate of the level of...
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what recent representations he has received about fare levels on public transport systems.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many weighbridges are sited at United Kingdom ports.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if, when he next meets the chairman of British Rail, he will discuss the implications for the overall performance of British Rail of the operational...
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he has information as to the proportion of overloaded vehicles which are stopped at their point of entry into the United Kingdom.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what plans he has to improve transport provision for people with disabilities.
To ask the Attorney-General when he last met the Director of Public Prosecutions; and what subjects were discussed.
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he plans to increase the level of British assistance to Bangladesh.
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether any new initiatives are planned by the European Community to assist the poor countries of sub-Saharan Africa.
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what emergency appeals Her Majesty's Government have received from United Nations agencies in response to the current drought...
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what provision for emergency relief is planned in the aid budget for 1988.
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement about the rate support grant report for 1988–89, which I have today laid before the House I announced to the House in July...
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,...
By leave of the House, I shall put together the Questions on the two motions relating to Statutory Instruments.
Ordered,That the matter of Education in Scotland, being a matter relating exclusively to Scotland, be referred to the Scottish Grand Committee for its consideration. — [Mr. David Hunt.]
Order for Second Reading read.
Queens Recommendation having been signified—
Resolved, That, for the purpose of any Act resulting from the Housing Bill, it is expedient to authorise—
Motion made and Question proposed.That in the course of its consideration of the matter of Education in Scotland, the Scottish Grand Committee may meet in Edinburgh on Monday 7th December at...
I beg to ask leave to present a petition on behalf of the people of Lennoxtown. They are worried about the effect of the poll tax on a small rural community. The petition reads: The Abolition of...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Durant.]
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