Thursday, 14 January 1988
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
Read the Third time, and passed.
Orders for consideration, as amended, read.
Order read for resuming adjourned debate consideration [10 December].
Orders for Second Reading read.
Order for Second Reading read.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what discussions he has had with Finance Ministers abroad concerning expansion targets for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development economies.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he has issued any guidance on information management in the Civil Service, as a result of lessons learnt during and since the Westland affair; and if he...
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on the latest outlook for inflation.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer when he next intends to meet his counterparts in the European Council of Finance Ministers; and what matters he expects to discuss.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what has been the growth of industrial productivity in the British economy over the last 12 months.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the relative benefit to British industry of (a) I per cent. off interest rates and (b) 1 per cent. off pay rises.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer when he is next due to meet the Finance Ministers of the other major industrial countries to discuss the international financial situation.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment he has made of the feasibility of the internal market of the European Economic Community in the absence of the harmonisation of value added...
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on the economic outlook for the rest of the current financial year.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what initiatives he is taking with Finance Ministers of creditor countries to address the re-scheduling of a share of the debt of Latin American countries.
To ask the Prime Minister if she is satisfied with the co-ordination between the Secretaries of State for Defence and for Social Services concerning the use of beds in military hospitals for...
To ask the Prime Minister if she will list her official engagements for Thursday 14 January.
May I ask the Leader of the House to state the business for next week?
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I wish to raise a point of order concerning the proceedings of the Standing Committee on the Immigration Bill. I gave notice of my intention to raise this matter...
I beg to move, That this House approves the Autumn Statement presented by Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer on 3rd November 1987; welcomes the prospect of continuing low inflation and steady growth...
I am grateful to have such an enormous audience to hear this important petition which I wish to present on behalf of 636 residents of the town of Tranent and the neighbouring area in my...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Dorrell.]
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