Thursday, 24 March 1988
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1967, that the Queen has signified Her Royal Assent to the following Acts: 1. Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency Act...
Orders for Second reading read.
Order read for resuming debate on Question [15 March],
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will make a statement on his Department's responsibilities for the information policy unit and pyschological operations in Northern Ireland.
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will make a statement on cross-border co-operation.
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he has any plans to meet the Irish Prime Minister.
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what consideration he has given to the draft proposals from the Eastern health and social services board to effect savings of £7·6...
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will make a statement on the security station in Northern Ireland.
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many representations he has received concerning his fair employment proposals.
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what discussions he has had on additional funding for health and social services provision in Northern Ireland; and if he will make a statement.
To ask the Prime Minister if she will list her official engagements for Thursday 24 March.
May I ask the Leader of the House to state the business for next week?
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I think that you and the House are in some difficulty following the business statement. It is clear that the Leader of the House has no idea what the motion on...
I remind the House that on Thursday 31 March up to nine Members may raise with Ministers subjects of their own choice. Applications should reach my office by 10 pm on Monday next. A ballot will...
Mr. George Foulkes, supported by Mr. Roger Sims, Mr. Sam Galbraith, Mr. Alan Amos, Dr. Lewis Moonie, Mr. Jeremy Hanley, Mr. John Maxton, Mr. Henry McLeish and Mr. Alastair Darling, presented a...
As amended (in the Standing Committee), further considered.
I beg to move amendment No. 253, in page 95, line 38, leave out from beginning to end of line 43 and insert 'The following section'.
Amendments made: No. 138, in page 173, line 28, leave out 'had'.
Amendments made: No. 120, in page 101, line 14, leave out 'if any'.
I beg to move amendment No. 423, in page 105, line 32, at end insert— (1A) The Council shall establish a sub-committee on matters relating to Wales.'.
Amendments made: No. 126, in page 106, line 36, at end insert 'or the practice of any profession'.
Amendments made: No. 128, in page 107, line 40, leave out 'additional' and insert 'supplementary'.
I beg to move amendment No. 261, in page 110, line 31, at end insert— '(2A) The scheme shall also set out the principles and procedures to be applied by the authority in planning the...
Amendments made: No. 263, in page III, line 34, leave out 'such a scheme' and insert 'a scheme under that section'.
Amendment made: No. 266, in page 118, line 10, leave out 'notice terminating his contract of employment with the authority'
Amendment made: No. 267, in page 121, line 24, at end insert— (5A) Before giving any direction under subsection (3) above or making any order under subsection (4) above the Secretary of...
Amendments made: No. 233, in page 121, line 38, after 'be', insert or to have been,'.
I beg to move amendment No. 450, in page 150, line 24, at end insert 'and who shall ensure the maintenance of academic freedom'.
Amendments made: No 235, in page 154, line 15, after 'both)', insert; and—
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Alan Howarth.]
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