House of Commons debates

Tuesday, 5 July 1988

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Private Business

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Employment

    • Legionnaire's Disease

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what estimate he has made of how many additional Health and Safety Executive inspectors will be needed to enforce the rules designed to eliminate...

    • Single European Market

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what representations he has received concerning the impact of the single European market on health and safety.

      TUC

      14 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment when he last met the Trades Union Congress; and what matters were discussed.

      Lead (Code of Practice)

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment whether he will extend to men the approved code of practice for the Control of Lead at Work Regulations 1980.

      Yts

      7 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what proportion of young people completing YTS in 1987 in the Rotherham-Mexborough travel-to-work area secured full-time employment.

      TUC

      8 speeches

      Mr. Robert G. Hughes:: To ask the Secretary of State for Employment if he has any plans to meet the general secretary of the Trades Union Congress to discuss industrial relations; and if he will...

      Single European Market

      10 speeches

      Dr. Thomas:: To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what studies are being made by his Department on the implications for the levels of employment in the regions of the United Kingdom of...

      Health and Safety Executive

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what steps he has taken to ensure that the research and laboratory services division of the Health and Safety Executive is able to carry out its...

      Industrial Action

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many working days were lost due to industrial action in 1987–88; what trend this figure shows in relation to 1986–87; and if he will...

      Yts

      12 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment if he will make a further statement on the progress of the two-year YTS.

      Agricultural and Factory Inspectorates

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment by what date he expects to fulfil his commitment to increase the agricultural and factory inspectors by 40 inspectors additional to those in place on...

      Health and Safety

      11 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment if he has plans to seek to increase the penalties available where health and safety law has been contravened.

      Health and Safety Executive

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what was the additional funding sought by the Health and Safety Executive for the executive during the year 1988–89.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

  • Belfast City Council (Meeting)

    4 speeches

    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,...

  • Girobank (Privatisation)

    2 speeches

    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,...

  • Points of Order

    10 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I wish to ask for your help or advice on the growing discourtesy of the Minister with responsibility for sport in replying to vital questions by means of written...

  • Gazumping (Abolition)

    1 speech

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to prevent gazumping in connection with buying and selling homes. The disgraceful practice of gazumping has been raised in the House on...

    • Gazumping (Abolition)

      Mr. David Martin accordingly presented a Bill to prevent gazumping in connection with buying and selling homes: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time upon...

  • Opposition Day

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Debates in the House of Commons are an opportunity for MPs from all parties to scrutinise government legislation and raise important local, national or topical issues.

And sometimes to shout at each other.

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