Thursday, 8 December 1988
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
CITY OF LONDON (SPITALFIELDS MARKET) BILL
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. You will be aware that in previous Parliaments there have been inquiries into the planting of parliamentary questions. Have you noticed the coincidence that...
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether his Department will commission research into the relationship between increases in base rates and levels of mortgage default.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the total sum raised from the privatisation programme from 1979 to date; and to what these revenues have been applied.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he expects to allocate resources from the Contingency Fund in 1989–90 to (a) pensions and (b) education.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will list the total level of value added tax estimated to be provided by charities during the forthcoming financial year and the amount provided...
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what information he has as to the current inflation rates of the member states of the Group of Seven leading industrialised countries.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer by how much in percentage terms company profitability has changed in the north-west of England in the last five years.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer when he next expects to meet representatives of the Confederation of British Industry; and what matters will be discussed.
To ask the Prime Minister if she will list her official engagements for Thursday 8 December.
Will the Leader of the House tell us the business for next week?
I have a short statement to make about the arrangements for the debate on the motion for the Adjournment, which will follow the passing of the Consolidated Fund Bill on Monday 19 December. Right...
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement about the Welsh rate support grant report 1989–90 and the supplementary reports for 1986–87, 1987–88 and...
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. You will no doubt have noticed that during Prime Minister's Question Time, in order to prevent hon. Members from asking questions about the historic unilateral...
Order read for resuming adjourned debate on Question [7 December], That the Bill be now read a Second time.
Ordered,That, at this day's sitting, the Ways and Means Motion may be proceeded with, though opposed, until any hour.—[Mr. Dorrell.]
Queen's Recommendation having been signified—
Resolved,That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Water Bill, it is expedient to authorise—(1) the inclusion in appointments of water undertakers or sewerage undertakers made...
I wish to present a petition on bahalf of Mr. Mike Preston, Mr. Andrew Palmer, Mrs. Mary Draycott and 9,997 other people, including myself, living in the outer areas of my constituency, in the...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Maclean.]
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