Monday, 12 November 1990
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy if he will make a statement on the blacklisting of offshore oil employees by oil companies and contractors.
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy how many exploration wells were drilled in the United Kingdom continental shelf in the six months commencing 1 January 1990.
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy what was the total volume of oil imports into the United Kingdom for each of the last seven years.
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy by how much he expects the output of the North sea to grow between 1990 and 1995.
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy when he next expects to meet the chairman of British Coal to discuss compensation for mining subsidence.
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy what has been the increase in labour productivity in the coal mining industry sinbce 1983–84.
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy when he next expects to meet the chairmen of the 12 area electricity companies to discuss the effects of privatisation on less well-off consumers.
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy what provisions govern the operation of the electricity supply industry during an energy crisis, following privatisation.
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy if he will make a statement on the rate of improvement in energy efficiency in the United Kingdom and other European countries.
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy what recent initiatives he has taken to encourage the development of renewable energy sources.
To ask the Attorney-General if he will make a statement about the Government's policy on the funding of law centres.
To ask the Attorney-General what action he has taken and proposes to take in response to the recent report of the Select Committee on Home Affairs on the future of the Crown prosecution service.
To ask the Attorney-General when he next expects to meet the Director of Public Prosecutions to discuss the appeal of the six men convicted of the Birmingham pub bombings; and if he will make a...
To ask the Attorney-General whether he proposes to appear in his official capacity in court in any poll tax case.
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what help is given to transportable saw mill projects.
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what proposals he has to link United Kingdom overseas aid to human rights observance.
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what humanitarian aid has been provided for Cambodians over the past two years; and what plans he has for further provision of...
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether he will make a statement on Britain's environmental aid to Brazil following the recent visit of the Minister for...
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I would like to make a statement about the report of the public inquiry into the Piper Alpha disaster. My right hon. Friend and predecessor, the Member for Hertsmere...
Mr. Secretary Patten, supported by Mr. Secretary Rifkind, Mr. Secretary Hunt, Mr. Norman Lamont, Mr. Michael Portillo and Mr. Robert Key, presented a Bill to make provision with respect to the...
Order read for resuming adjourned debate on Question [7 November].That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, as follows:Most Gracious Sovereign, We, Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal...
The title of today's debate—"Rights, Freedoms and Responsibilities"—is identical to that chosen by the Opposition last year. I was surprised then, and I am even more surprised today,...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Kirkhope.]
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