Thursday, 19 October 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 Mail—That the Bill be now read the Third time.
Order for further consideration, as amended, read.
Orders for consideration, as amended, read.
Order for consideration, as amended, read.
Order for Second Reading read.
Orders for Second Reading read.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on the level of business investment for the latest full year for which figures are available.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what has been the negative transfer of financial resources from the 17 most heavily indebted countries since 1983 to the latest available year.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer when he last met ministerial colleagues in the G7 to discuss Third world debt.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the latest estimate of privatisation revenue.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the current short-term interest rate in (a) the United Kingdom and (b) Germany.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what are the current receipts from income tax; and what were the comparable figures for 1979.
Mr. Alan Williams: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the Government's response to the International Monetary Fund's proposals by Mr. Michael Camdessus for a quota increase.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer when he next expects to meet representatives of the Child Poverty Action Group to discuss child poverty.
To ask the Prime Minister if she will list her official engagements for Thursday, 19 October.
Will the Leader of the House tell us the business for next week?
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement about the quashing this afternoon by the Court of Appeal of the convictions of Patrick Armstrong, Gerard Conlon, Paul Hill and...
Ordered, That the matter of the National Health Service in Wales, being a matter relating exclusively to Wales, be referred to the Welsh Grand Committee for its consideration.—[Mr. Patnick.]
Ordered, That the London Docklands Development Corporation (Vesting of Land) (London Borough of Southwark) Order 1989 be referred to a Standing Committee on Statutory Instruments, &c.That...
With the leave of the House, I shall put together the three motions relating to the European Community documents.
Order read for resuming adjourned debate on amendment to Question [18 October]: That this House approves the Statement on the Defence Estimates 1989 contained in Cm. 675.
Ordered, That, during the proceedings on the matter of the National Health Service in Wales, the Welsh Grand Committee have leave to sit twice on the first day on which it shall meet, and that,...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Greg Knight.]
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