Tuesday, 7 February 1989
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MADAM 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. The Petroleum Royalties (Relief) and Continental...
HYTHE MARINA VILLAGE (SOUTHAMPTON)
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what percentage of the defence budget has been devoted to nuclear weapons in each of the last five years.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what is his policy on briefing h on. and right hon. Members undertaking visits to the Soviet Union.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what representations he has received from (i) German citizens and (ii) the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany seeking a reduction of low...
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what has been achieved through the Anglo-French reciprocal purchasing initiative.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what discussions he has had about compensating those affected by British atomic weapons testing in Australia.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence when next he intends to visit Belize.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence when he last met the United States Secretary of Defence; and what matters were discussed.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what advice is given to area health authorities for emergency planning in the event of radioactive emission from a nuclear-powered submarine while in...
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence when he next intends to meet the secretary-general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation; and what matters he hopes to discuss.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement on the latest annual cost of maintenance of the Polaris fleet.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement about the latest procurement plans for the EFA radar system.
To ask the Prime Minister if she will list her official engagements for Tuesday 7 February.
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I wish to make a statement about the Government's proposals to reform road traffic law. A White Paper, called "The Road User and the Law", has been laid this...
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. As you know, I asked question No. 12 during today''s Question Time, but, because of the noise from the Conservative Benches behind the Minister, the Secretary of...
I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to remove the exclusivity of the postal privilege. My Bill would amend the British Telecommunications Act 1981 by deleting the clauses that...
[4TH ALLOTTED DAY]
I beg to move, That this House expresses its deep concern at the transport tragedies of the last two years of the 'Herald of Free Enterprise', King's Cross, Clapham, Lockerbie and the M1 air...
I beg to move, That this House condemns the Government's failures properly to support Britiain's science base, to secure adequate time in the science curriculum and to overcome the crisis in the...
Order. We now come to draft Local Authority Social Services (Designation of Functions) Order 1989. Mr. Freeman.
It may be for the convenience of the House if we take motions 3 and 4 together. [HON. MEMBERS: "Object."] Objection taken. We shall deal with them separately.
We now come to the Weights and Measures—[HON. MEMBERS: "Objection."] Objection taken.
Motion made, and Question put,That this House takes note of European Community Documents Nos. 4126/88, 7396/88 and the proposals described in the unnumbered Explanatory Memorandum submitted by...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Garel-Jones.]
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