Friday, 11 March 1988
The House met at half-past Nine o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
I am grateful for the opportunity to present a petition on Scottish poll tax legislation on behalf of 2,000 constituents in my area. The petition was gathered over a period of three or four...
I beg to move, That this House urges that consideration be given to the steps now required to build on recent success in United Kingdom engineering industries and to develop engineering...
Question again proposed.
I beg to move, That this House calls on the Secretary of State for Energy to introduce within this session of Parliament the necessary measures contained within the recently published Government...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn—[Mr. Alan Howarth]
Official Report, 8 March 1988, Written Answers, c. 122:
To ask the Prime Minister when Mr. Charles Powell was appointed to her Private Office; and for how long he is expected to serve in that office
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