Wednesday, 6 December 1989
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
Read the Third time, and passed.
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will make a statement on the operation of the EEC's Renaval programme in the United Kingdom.
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what measures he is taking to ensure that prospective borrowers are aware of their rights and duties under consumer credit legislation.
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what plans he has to expand the role of his Department.
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what measures he intends to introduce to improve Britain's trade performance.
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what steps his Department is taking to monitor the safety of children's toys.
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what additional help is being given to businesses to help them to take advantage of the internal market in 1992.
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what consultations he has had regarding the future operations and funding of the Export Credits Guarantee Department.
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will list the golden shares for which he has responsibility and state his policy towards the use of these shares.
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry when he expects to be able to announce the level of his financial support for the Northern Development Company for 1990.
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he has any plans to introduce new legislation or regulations on consumer protection.
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what progress is being made within the European Commission in agreeing Communitywide powers to regulate cross-border takeovers and mergers.
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what recent representations he has received regarding access for British exports to the Japanese market.
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what discussions he has had with the citizens advice bureaux on the funding requirements in 1990-91 of their comprehensive advice service.
(by private notice): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food whether he would make a statement on the list of models of microwave ovens which failed to reach the required safety...
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement about public expenditure in Scotland. Following the announcement of the Government's public expenditure plans by my right hon....
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I think we would all agree that one of the great strengths of the House is the way in which it respects and defends the position of every person in it, however...
Mr. Secretary Waddington, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr. Secretary Hurd, Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Secretary Walker, Mr. Secretary Ridley, Mr. Secretary MacGregor, Mr. Secretary...
Ordered,That the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Contamination of Feeding Stuff) (Wales) (No. 4) Order 1989 (S.I., 1989, No. 2269) be referred to a Standing Committee on Statutory...
Order for Second Reading read.
Queen's Recommendation having been signified—
I beg to move, That the draft Local Government Act 1988 (Competition in Sports and Leisure Facilities) Order 1989, which was laid before this House on 25th October, in the last Session of...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 102(5). (Standing Committees on European Community documents.)
That this House takes note of European Community Document No. 5032/89 relating to takeover bids for public companies; and supports the Government's aim of ensuring that a Community regime can be...
I beg leave to present a petition on behalf of 450 of my constituents in Newcastle-under-Lyme. They protest that broadcasters are not providing complete access for deaf television viewers by...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Patnick.]
The following Private Ruling given by Mr. Speaker is published in accordance with Mr. Speaker's statement of 5 November 1981—[Official Report, c. 113.]
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