Thursday, 25 February 1988
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
I have been informed that Mr. William Ross, Mr. Clifford Forsythe, the Rev. Martin Smyth, and Mr. Harold McCusker were yesterday sentenced to terms of imprisonment of seven days. I shall cause...
KEBLE COLLEGE OXFORD BILL [Lords]
Question Number 1, Mr. Harold McCusker.
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will make a statement on the disciplinary proceedings of the Royal Ulster Constabulary following events reported in the Stalker/Sampson report.
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland whether he will make a statement on the security situation.
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if, in view of the recent announcements on cash limits, he will take steps to ensure that the residents of South Down served by the Down group...
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he has now made any public subsidy available in relation to the AOR1 contract at Harland and Wolff.
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what percentage of schools in Northern Ireland have a selective intake; and what percentage of school leavers in each sector achieve five or...
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many replies he has received to his request for observations on the draft Sex Discrimination (Northern Ireland) Order.
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what decision he has made regarding phase II of Kilroot power station.
To ask the Prime Minister if she will list her official engagements for Thursday 25 February.
May I ask the Leader of the House to state the business for next week. The Lord President of the Council and Leader of the House of Commons (Mr. John Wakeham): Yes, Sir. The business for next...
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement about the future of the electricity supply industry in England and Wales. In our manifesto, we promised to bring forward proposals...
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I genuinely mean no criticism of you, but on the Order Paper today there were 47 questions to the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland of which 24 were from...
With the leave of the House, I will put together the five motions relating to statutory instruments. Ordered. That the draft Veterinary Surgeons Act 1966 (Schedule 3 Amendment) Order 1988 be...
We now come to the debate on Northern Ireland.
Order for Second Reading read.
Motion made, and Question proposed,
Motion made, and Question put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 101(5) (Standing Committees on Statutory Instruments, &c.)
That the draft Drug Trafficking Offences (Enforcement in England and Wales) Order 1988, which was laid before this House on 4th February, be approved.
That the draft Statistics of Trade and Employment (Northern Ireland) Order 1988, which was laid before this House on 28th January, be approved. — [Mr. Lennox-Boyd.] Question agreed to.
I seek leave to present a petition from patients, relatives, health care workers and friends of Guy's hospital in my constituency of Southwark and Bermondsey. The petition was brought here by...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Lennox-Boyd.]
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