House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 25 April 1990

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Environment

    • Local Government Finance

      14 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what proposals he is considering to amend the community charge regulations.

    • Homelessness

      16 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he has any proposals to use empty Government-owned property for homeless people.

      Local Government Finance

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment to what factors he ascribes the standard spending assessment for Barnsley metropolitan district council being the lowest of the metropolitan...

      Waste

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what new controls he is introducing to tighten the regulation of the disposal of waste.

      Housing

      23 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what action he is taking to make private housing properties which are unfit for human habitation or lacking basic amenities adequate for letting...

      Local Government Finance

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what representations he has received about the level of community charge in Barnet.

      Waste

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what is his Department's target for the percentage of household waste that could be recycled using (a) source separation and (b) mechanised...

      Rents

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment how many councils have so far set rent increases above Government guidelines in England and Wales.

      Housing

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will list the 10 local authorities with the highest number of empty properties.

      Local Government Finance

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment when he expects to announce the final levels at which relevant local authorities have been community charge-capped.

      Rents

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he will issue a definition of affordable rents.

      Coastal Pollution

      6 speeches

      Mr. John P. Smith: To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what measures he is taking to reduce the risk of excess nutrients building up around the coast.

      Local Government Finance

      20 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment how many representations he has received from tenants' organisations in favour of capital value rates.

  • Broadcasting Bill

    2 speeches

    The hon. Member for Paisley, South (Mr. Buchan) submitted on 14 March that the Broadcasting Bill, as amended in Standing Committee, is hybrid. The Bill has now been reported by the Committee and...

  • Points of Order

    16 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. A motion on the community charge appears on the Order Paper in the name of the Leader of the Opposition for debate today. In line 4, the House is invited to...

  • Bill Presented

    • Australian Constitution (Public Record Copy)

      Mr. Attorney-General, supported by Sir Geoffrey Howe, Mr. Secretary Hurd, Mr. Secretary Waddington and Mr. Solicitor-General, presented a Bill to exclude one of the record copies of the...

  • Interdicts and Injunctions (Amendment)

    3 speeches

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend the Fair Trading Act 1973 to allow the courts further powers of interdict and injunction to prevent purchasers of assets of firms...

  • Interdicts and Injunctions (Amendment)

    4 speeches

    Mr. Tam Dalyell accordingly presented a Bill to amend the Fair Trading Act 1973 to allow the courts further powers of interdict and injunction to prevent purchasers of assets of firms which are...

  • Opposition Day

  • Orders of the Day — War Crimes Bill

    Not amended (in the Standing Committee), considered

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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