Thursday, 2 May 1991
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
Order for Third Reading read.
Read a Second time, and committed.
Orders for Second Reading read.
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what discussions he has had with local authorities about Sunday observance.
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what steps he is taking to encourage business in Northern Ireland to promote community relations; and if he will make a statement.
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what discussions he has had recently with the Government of the Irish Republic regarding the removal of articles 2 and 3 from the constitution...
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will make a statement on cross-border security co-operation between the United Kingdom and the Irish Republic.
Mr. John D. Taylor: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many persons were (a) killed and (b) injured as a result of terrorist incidents in the month of April 1991.
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what progress has been made on the privatisation of Northern Ireland Electricity.
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what recent measures he has taken to support small businesses.
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland whether he will make a statement about progress in the talks with political parties.
To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 2 May.
(by private notice): To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on Government assistance to Bangladesh following the cyclone disaster.
Will the Leader of the House tell us the business for next week?
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I should like to ask you about the listing of questions. The reason I mention this is that, at Northern Ireland questions this afternoon, for the second time. I...
With the leave of the House, I will put together the seven motions relating to statutory instruments.
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Kirkhope.]
Ordered,That, in pursuance of section 1 of the Parliamentary and Other Pensions Act 1972, Mrs. Marion Roe be appointed a Managing Trustee of the Parliamentary Contributory Pensions Fund in the...
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