Monday, 12 December 1988
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy if he will ensure that Her Majesty's Government take on no liability for the cost of decommissioning any nuclear power stations built after the...
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy what discussions he has had with the chairman of British Coal about future contraction of manpower in the coal industry.
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy when he last met the chairman of British Coal; and what matters were discussed.
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy what recent consideration he has given to the improvement of safety in the offshore oil and gas industry.
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy when he last met the chairman of British Gas to discuss the recent Monopolies and Mergers Report on the gas industry.
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy when he next intends to meet the chairman of the Electricity Council; and what matters he proposes to discuss.
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy how many fatalities there have been among employees in the nuclear power generating industry in the United Kingdom over the last 10 years; and what are...
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy what are his proposals for price controls after the privatisation of the electricity industry.
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy what is the latest estimate of the cost to the electricity supply industry of disposing of nuclear waste to the year 2000.
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy when he last met representatives of charities involved in caring for the elderly to discuss what action his Department can take to relieve the heating...
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy what representations he has received regarding the protection of consumer interest arising from proposals to privatise the electricity industry.
To ask the Attorney-General if he will meet the Director of Public Prosecutions to discuss what resources he plans to allocate to examining the book, "A Hero From Zero" sent to right hon. and...
To ask the Attorney-General what steps the Lord Chancellor is taking to monitor decisions on the granting of legal aid by the Law Society.
To ask the Attorney-General when he last met the Director of Public Prosecutions; and what matters were discussed.
To ask the Attorney-General if he will seek a meeting with his Belgian counterpart to discuss co-operation on matters of common concern.
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on progress on the UNICEF global immunisation programme and the United Kingdom contribution to it.
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs which country in membership of the development assistance committee of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and...
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what programmes to safeguard the rain forests his Department is supporting; and if he will make a statement.
At about 8.15 this morning a serious train accident occurred some 300 yards west of Clapham junction station when the 06.14 Poole-Waterloo passenger train ran into the rear of the 07.18...
Together with my hon. Friend the Parliamentary Secretary and my noble Friend the Minister of State, Scottish Office, I represented the United Kingdom at the meeting of the Council of Fisheries...
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,...
Order for Second Reading read.
Ordered,That— (1) this House do meet on Thursday 22nd December at half-past Nine o'clock;(2) notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph (2) of Standing Order No. 17 (Questions to Members),...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr.Maclean.]
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