House of Commons debates

Tuesday, 11 December 1990

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Employment

    • Disabled People

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many disabled people he estimates could benefit from the sheltered placement scheme.

    • Labour Statistics

      12 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment if he plans to hold discussions with the Trades Union Congress about current unemployment trends.

      Part-time and Temporary Work

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment if he will make a statement on the outcome of his Department's survey into the attitudes of British business men towards European Community proposals...

      Employment Medical Advisory Service

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment whether he has any plans to increase the staff of the employment medical advisory service, within the Health and Safety Executive.

      Tourism

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment if he has any plans to replace section 4 grants for tourism.

      Norfolk and Waveney TEC

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what recent representations he has received from Norfolk and Waveney training and enterprise council.

      Employment Trends

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what trends are identifiable in the total number of people employed in (a) the public service and (b) the wealth-creating part of the private sector.

      Long-term Unemployed

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what measures he has announced in the last six months to improve the provision of services to the long-term unemployed.

      Tourism

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what was the increase in the number of employees in tourism-related employment between 1981 and 1989.

      Training

      16 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what is his latest estimate of current total expenditure by the Government on training; and what were the comparable figures for 1979.

      Wages Act

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many prosecutions have been brought under part II of the Wages Act 1986 in the last period of 12 months for which figures are available.

      Footwear Industry

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what measures he intends to introduce to aid employment prospects in the footwear industry.

      Manufacturing, West Midlands

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what was the number of jobs in manufacturing industry in the west midlands (a) in 1979, (b) in 1985 and (c) in the latest year for which figures are...

      Training

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment when he will next meet the general secretary of the Trades Union Congress to discuss the level of training in British industry.

      Nuclear Installations Inspectorate

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment if at his next meeting with the chairman of the Health and Safety Executive he will discuss establishment levels in the nuclear installations inspectorate.

      Youth Training

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what discussions he has had recently with representatives of further education colleges and youth training providers to identify and discourage any...

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

    • Gulf Crisis

      10 speeches

      To ask the Prime Minister, pursuant to the answer of the right hon. Member for Finchley (Mrs. Thatcher) of 13 November, Official Report, column 446, if he will specify those figures which he...

    • Engagements

      35 speeches

      To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for Tuesday 11 December.

      Environment

      13 speeches

      To ask the Prime Minister if he will make a further statement on the United Kingdom's contribution to international co-operation on environ-mental issues.

      Statutory Instruments, &c.

      1 speech

      With the leave of the House, I shall put together the four motions relating to statutory instruments.

      Representation of the People Bill

      Ordered, That the Representation of the People Bill be referred to a Second Reading Committee—[Mr. Wood.]

  • National Health Service Trusts

    17 speeches

    On a point of order, of which I have given you notice, Mr. Speaker. A week ago today the Secretary of State for Health announced his intentions to make 56 hospitals into self-governing trusts. In...

  • The Gulf

    169 speeches

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

  • House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975

    1 speech

    I beg to move,

  • Part Ii of Schedule 1

    • Additional entry

      1. The following entry shall be inserted at the appropriate place:—

    • Entries omitted

      2. The following entries shall be omitted:—

      Other amendments

      3.—(1) In the entry 'The National Development Team for Mentally Handicapped People', for 'Mentally Handicapped People' there shall be substituted 'People with a Mental Handicap'.

  • Part Iii of Schedule 1

    • Additional entries

      4. The following entries shall be inserted at the appropriate places: Additional Commissioner of the Equal Opportunities Commission for Northern Ireland.Chairman of the Council for the...

    • Entries omitted

      5. The following entries shall be omitted:— The entry beginning 'Chairman of any of the Consultative Councils'.The entry beginning 'Chairman of either of the Consultative Councils'.Chairman...

      Other amendments

      6.—(1) In the entry beginning 'Chairman or Vice-Chairman of the Dental Estimates Board', for 'Estimates' there shall be substituted 'Practice'.

      Part Iv of Schedule I

      20 speeches

      7. In the first column, for the entry 'Her Majesty's Commissioner of Lieutenancy in the City of London' there shall be substituted the following entry:—

  • Part Ii of Schedule 1

    • Additional entry

      1. The following entry shall be inserted at the appropriate place:—

    • Entries omitted

      2. The following entries shall he omitted:— The General Practice Finance Corporation.The entry beginning 'A Medical Appeal Tribunal'.The New Towns Staff Commission.The Police Complaints...

      Other amendments

      3.—(1) In the entry 'The National Development Team for Mentally Handicapped People', for 'Mentally Handicapped People' there shall be substituted 'People with a Mental Handicap'.

  • Part Iii of Schedule I

    • Additional entries

      4. The following entries shall be inserted at the appropriate places:— Additional Commissioner of the Equal Opportunities Commission for Northern Ireland.Chairman of the Council for the...

    • Entries omitted

      5. The following entries shall be omitted:— The entry beginning 'Chairman of any of the Consultative Councils'.The entry beginning 'Chairman of either of the Consultative Councils'.Chairman...

      Other amendments

      6.—(1) In the entry beginning 'Chairman or Vice-Chairman of the Dental Estimates Board', for 'Estimates' there shall be substituted 'Practice'.

      Part Iv of Schedule I

      7. In the first column, for the entry 'Her Majesty's Commissioner of Lieutenancy in the City of London' there shall be substituted the following entry:—

      Sittings of the House

      Ordered, That—(1) [this House do meet on Thursday 20th December at half-past Nine o'clock;(2) [notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph (2) of Standing Order No. 17 (Questions to...

      Business of the House

      Ordered, That the provisions of paragraph (4) and (5) of the Order of 8th November relating to Business of the House shall have effect with the following modifications:Private Members' Notices of...

      Narcolepsy (Attendance Allowance)

      2 speeches

      Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Greg Knight.]

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