Thursday, 20 July 1989
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
Orders read for consideration of Lords amendments.
Order read for resuming adjourned debate on Question—[23 May]—That the Bill be now read the Third time.
Order for further consideration, as amended, read.
Orders for consideration, as amended, read.
Orders for Second Reading read.
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will make a statement on the security situation in Northern Ireland.
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what subjects he expects to discuss at his next meeting with representatives of the Government of the Republic of Ireland.
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will make a statement on the progress of the introduction of student loans.
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what provisions the Government are making for the impact of 1992 on the economy of Northern Ireland; and if he will make a statement.
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will make a further statement on the privatisation of Short Brothers plc.
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland whether he has yet considered implementation dates for the Disabled Persons (Northern Ireland) Act 1989; and if he will make a statement.
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if in the light of allegations in the book "Who Framed Colin Wallace?", he will allow independent inspection on Privy Councillor terms of the...
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland whether he will make a statement on his most recent discussions with Ministers of the Republic of Ireland.
To ask the Prime Minister if she has received recent representations regarding civil defence.
To ask the Prime Minister if she will list her official engagements for Thursday 20 July.
May I ask the Leader of the House to state the business for next week?
I have a short statement to make about arrangements for the debates on the motion for the Adjournment that will follow the passing of the Consolidated Fund (Appropriation) Bill on Thursday 27...
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement about local government finance in Wales for 1990–91. From April 1990, as the House will know, the new local government...
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. It is...
Mr. Terry Lewis presented a Bill to amend the Telecommunications Act 1984 with respect to the provision of advice about premium rate services and to provide for consumer representation on...
Lords amendments considered.
Lords amendment: No. 6, in page 3, line 24, at end insert— (bb) to promote research into, and the development and use of, new techniques by or on behalf of persons authorised by a licence...
".—(1) The Secretary of State shall exercise the power conferred on him by section 5 of the Science and Technology Act 1965 (expenditure on research and development in science or...
Lords amendment: No. 59 in page 35, line 33, leave out from "activities" to second "and " in line 34 and insert to which this subsection applies
Lords amendment: No. 154, in page 112, line 23, leave out second "of".
4A.—(1) Sub-paragraph (2) below applies to any disposal (within the meaning of the Capital Gains Tax Act 1979) which is effected, and sub-paragraphs (3) and (4) below apply to any lease...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Fallon.]
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