House of Commons debates

Tuesday, 28 November 1989

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Defence

    • British Troops (Germany)

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence whether contingency plans are being considered for the redeployment of British troops in Germany in the event of reunification of that country.

    • Confidential Information

      11 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what steps he has taken to ensure that confidential information held on individuals by all those for whom his Department is responsible is not passed on...

      War Widows (Pensions)

      12 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what representations he has received about the level of pre-1973 war widows' pensions.

      Nuclear Submarines

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence whether he has reviewed emergency arrangements for visits of nuclear submarines to British ports following the recent incident at Cardiff docks when a...

      RAF Chivenor

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what is the cost to his Department of the civilian use made of 22 Search and Rescue and other Royal Air Force facilities at RAF Chivenor.

      Military Security

      11 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will undertake a review of security of all British military establishments and for all military personnel and their families; and if he will make a...

      Trident

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what is the cost to date of lobbying in the United States of America in favour of Trident.

      Force Levels

      14 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what discussions he has had with his United States counterpart about the need to maintain adequate force levels in Europe.

      Free-fall Nuclear Bomb

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what expenditure has been incurred to date on the study of possible options for the replacement of the WE177 free-fall nuclear bomb.

      Eastern Europe

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what are the implications for defence policy and costs of recent events in the Soviet bloc; and if he will make a statement.

      Nuclear Test Veterans

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence whether he will provide compensation for those ex-British service personnel whose health has suffered as a result of their participation in British...

      Challenger Tank

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what progress is being made by Vickers in performing the development contract for the Challenger mark 2 tank.

      Defence Exports

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will outline the amount of defence exports achieved since 1979.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

  • Student Loans Company Building (Government Liability)

    6 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I have given you notice that I wish to raise the question of parliamentary approval for the costs of the Student Loans Company building in Glasgow. Last...

  • Points of Order

    8 speeches

    On a point of order Mr. Speaker. Will you explain why Mr. Paddy Meehan's book cannot he mentioned in this place? He has a point of view that should be heard, whether you or I agree with him, and...

  • STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS, &c.

    Ordered,That the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Contamination of Feeding Stuff) (Wales) (No.3) Amendment Order 1989 be referred to a Standing Committee on Statutory Instruments,...

  • Orders of the Day — Debate on the Address

    • Sixth Day

      Order read for resuming adjourned debate on Question [21 November].

  • Orders of the Day — The Economy

    255 speeches

    Before I call the right hon. and learned Member for Monklands, East (Mr. Smith), I must announce that I have selected the amendment in the name of the Leader of the Opposition. I have also...

  • Petitions

    • Deaf People (Broadcasting)

      2 speeches

      I am pleased to present a petition signed by my constituents and those of my hon. Friends the Members for Ravensbourne (Sir J. Hunt), for Beckenham (Sir P. Goodhart) and for Orpington (Mr....

  • Victoria Hospital, Accrington

    2 speeches

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

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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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