Tuesday, 24 October 1989
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
CITY OF LONDON (SPITALFIELDS MARKET) BILL
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what comparative figures he has for the accident rates for Tornado aircraft for each of the European countries which operate these aircraft.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what is his latest assessment of the effects of demographic changes upon Her Majesty's Government's defence policy.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what assessment he has made of the effect on the British Army of the proposals tabled in Vienna for ceilings on troop numbers.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what discussions the NATO nuclear planning group has had concerning the possible deployment of additional F111 aircraft.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence when the NATO nuclear planning group last met; and what items were on the agenda.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence when he will next visit the Nottingham, North constituency to visit the Territorial Army base in Hucknall lane.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what discussions he has had with his United States counterpart about stand-off missiles.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what measures he now plans to take to increase the recruitment of ethnic minorities into the armed forces; and if he will make a statement.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence when he will make an announcement on the awarding of the contract for radar for the European fighter aircraft.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what is his assessment of the efficiency of current technology to ascertain whether nuclear weapons are being carried at sea.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence whether his Department is considering changing the policy of the Defence Export Services Organisation.
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement about the dispute in the National Health Service, the pay of ambulance staff. I regret to say that the trade unions representing...
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I apologise for raising this point of order, which arises from the exchange that has just taken place. What is the purpose of a statement being made to the House...
Ordered,That the draft Apple and Pear Development Council (Dissolution) Order 1989 be referred to a Standing Committee on Statutory Instruments, &c.That the draft Apple and Pear Research...
I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to revise and amend the London Squares Preservation Act 1931. My Bill modestly builds on the wisdom of our grandfathers and great...
Mr. Dudley Fishburn accordingly presented a Bill to revise and amend the London Squares Preservation Act 1931: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time upon...
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I beg to move, That this House deplores Government economic policies which have resulted in the highest interest rates and the highest level of inflation among the leading industrial nations and...
Ordered,That, at this day's sitting, the Children Bill [Lords] may be proceeded with, though opposed, until any hour.—[Mr. Dorrell.]
As amended (in the Standing Committee), further considered.
'—(1) Every local authority, together with the appropriate local education authority, shall prepare a plan which shall— (a) ensure the development of day care and education facilities...
I am pleased to present a petition signed by some 820 university students and others in my constituency on a subject that concerns them, and me, greatly. It ends by saying: Wherefore your...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Chapman.]
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