Tuesday, 21 February 1989
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether it is proposed that general practitioners who opt for a practice budget will be entitled to keep any savings that there may be for their own...
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what percentage of abortions at 25 weeks, 26 weeks and 27 weeks was performed (luring 1987 because the child was likely to be born handicapped.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he proposes to examine the role of the hospital matron in the National Health Service.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what are the latest figures for women affected by cervical cancer aged (a) 25 years or less and (b) over 25 years.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what representations he has received on the recent White Paper on the review of the National Health Service.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what was the number of dentists in the National Health Service in 1979 and in the latest available year.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what consultations he has had with representatives of the medical profession in respect of the Government's review of the National Health Service; and...
To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many abortions at 18 weeks and over were carried out in 1987 in clinics run by charities; and if he will distinguish between United Kingdom residents...
To ask the Secretary of State for Health what is the present ratio of administrators and ancillary staff to doctors and nurses in the National Health Service; and what was the ratio in 1979.
To ask the Secretary of State for Health how much has been spent on publicising the proposals in the recent health White Paper, 'Working for Patients'.
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I shall make a statement about Britain's relations with Iran. As the House knows, it has been our purpose to try to restore a normal relationship with the Government...
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. Earlier this afternoon the hon. Member for Linlithgow (Mr. Dalyell) made yet another attack on Mr. Charles Powell. We value our right to fearless, free speech in...
Ordered,That the Civil Aviation (Air Navigation Charges) Bill [Lords] be referred to a Second Reading Committee.—[Mr. Sackville.]
Ordered,That the National Maritime Museum Bill [Lords] be referred to a Second Reading Committee.—[Mr. Sackville.]
Mr. David Shaw accordingly presented a Bill to increase competition in the sale of books: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time upon Friday 3 March and to be...
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I beg to move, That this House condemns Her Majesty's Government for its failure to fulfil its duty of care and safeguard the safety and quality of food and water in Britain, for its failure...
I beg to move, That the draft Rate Limitation (Councils in England) (Prescribed Maximum) (Rates) Order 1989, which was laid before this House on 14th February, be approved.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 101(5) (Standing Committees on Statutory Instruments, &c.]
That the draft Code of Recommendations for the Welfare of Goats, which was laid before this House on 23rd January, be approved.
Queen's recommendation having been signified—
I have the honour to present a petition which has been signed by 58,789 Christians from churches of all denominations situated in all parts of this country. The petition is addressed To the...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Heathcoat-Amory.]
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