House of Commons debates

Tuesday, 16 May 1989

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Employment

    • Skill Training

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what plans he has to stimulate skills training in the tourism and catering industries; and if he will make a statement.

    • Statutory Wage Provisions

      16 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment if he will give details of which European Community countries have statutory wage provisions.

      Skill Centres

      11 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment if he will make a statement on progress towards the privatisation of skill centres.

      Disabled People

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what plans he has to eradicate discrimination against disabled people in employment and seeking employment.

      Tourist Accommodation (Classification)

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what progress he is making towards agreement on a common classification scheme for hotels, boarding houses and self-catering accommodation throughout...

      Yts

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what reduction there has been in the number of people on YTS in the past 12 months; and if he will make a statement on the likely future trends of YTS.

      Jobcentres

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many people have consulted jobcentres in the last 12 months; and if he will make a statement.

      Employment Training

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what progress has been made on employment training in Yorkshire since its inception; and if he will make a statement.

      Strikes

      14 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment if he will make a statement on the work days lost through strikes in (a) February 1979 and (b) February 1989.

      Wages

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many firms visited in 1988, were paying below the legal wages council minima; and how many were prosecuted.

      Bank Holidays

      10 speeches

      Gregory: To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many representations he has received about changes in dates for national bank holidays; and if he will make a statement.

      Self-employment

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment if he will make a statement on the number of people currently self-employed in the south-east.

      Labour Statistics

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment whether the labour force survey, European Economic Community and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development surveys show falls in United...

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

  • Charities Legislation (White Paper)

    43 speeches

    With permission, Mr. Speaker, I wish to make a statement about our plans for charities legislation. I have laid a White Paper before the House today. It is about 30 years since the last major...

  • European Community Documents

    1 speech

    With the leave of the House, I shall put together the two motions relating to European Community documents.

  • Private Residential Special Schools (Registration)

    1 speech

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to require the registration with local authorities of private residential special schools in respect of their use and residential facilities....

  • Opposition Day

  • Manufacturing Industry

    40 speeches

    I have selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister. Many right hon. and hon. Members wish to participate. If it had been possible, I would have applied the 10-minute limit on...

  • Procurement Procedures

    69 speeches

    I beg to move, That this House takes note of European Community Documents Nos. 8803/88 and the Supplementary Explanatory Memorandum submitted by Her Majesty's Treasury on 10th May 1989, 8804/88...

  • Lebanon

    2 speeches

    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Fallon.]

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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.

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