House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 1 November 1989

  • Preamble

    The House met at hall-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Industry

    • Caribbean

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry when he next expects to pay an official visit to the Caribbean to discuss trade and financial relations.

    • Defence Manufacturers

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what discussions he has had with United Kingdom defence manufacturers about developing alternative non-military products, in the light of any...

      EC Meetings

      14 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry when he next plans to meet his EEC counterparts; and what matters will be discussed.

      "British Business"

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry why he has ceased publication of British Business.

      Takeovers

      14 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he has received any representations on the creation of near monopolies resulting from the takeover and break-up of United Kingdom...

      Engineering Profession

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what representations he has received about the status of the engineering profession; and if he will make a statement.

      Kemp Report (ECGD)

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what plans he has to implement the recommendations put forward in the Kemp report on status option for the Export Credits Guarantee Department.

      Competitiveness

      12 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what representations he has received on the competitiveness of British industry.

      Credit Cards

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what representations he has received concerning the Monopolies and Mergers Commission report on credit cards; and if he will make a statement.

      North East Shipbuilders Ltd.

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what are his latest intentions concerning the future of North East Shipbuilders Ltd; and if he will make a statement.

      Regional Stimulation

      12 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he has any new plans for stimulating industry in British regions.

      Loss Adjusters

      7 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will seek to regulate the conduct of loss adjusters.

      Trade Statistics

      9 speeches

      Mr. Alan W. Williams: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry which Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development countries have a trade surplus or a smaller trade deficit...

      Timber Industry

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what representations he has received regarding alleged unfair competition in the timber industry as a result of subsidies to sawmills in Wales.

      Consumer Protection

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what proposals he has concerning manufacturers' obligations to provide United Kingdom consumers of motor vehicles and major household...

  • Points of Order

    22 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. This afternoon I obtained a letter from the hon. Member for Mitcham and Morden (Mrs. Rumbold), the Minister of State, Department of Education and Science,...

  • Termination of Tenancy

    1 speech

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to empower councils and housing associations to terminate tenancies where the dependants of a tenant have been rehoused on account of the...

  • Termination of Tenancy

    Mr. Julian Brazier accordingly presented a Bill to empower councils and housing associations to terminate tenancies where the dependants of a tenant have been rehoused on account of the tenant's...

  • National Health Service

    91 speeches

    I beg to move, That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the National Health Service (General Medical and Pharmaceutical Services) Amendment (No. 2) Regulations 1989 (S.I....

  • Associated British Ports (No. 2) Bill

    208 speeches

    Motion made,That the Promoters of the Associated British Ports (No. 2) Bill shall have leave to suspend proceedings thereon in order to proceed with the Bill, if they think fit, in the next...

  • Nitrate Pollution

    93 speeches

    I beg to move, That this House takes note of European Community Document No. 4136/89 and the Supplementary Explanatory Memorandum submitted by the Department of the Environment on 19th October...

  • Burma and Cambodia

    5 speeches

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

What is this?

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.

And sometimes to shout at each other.

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