House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 15 May 1991

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland

    • Right to Buy

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on the Government's right-to-buy housing policy in Scotland.

    • Scottish TUC

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many requests he has had for a meeting with the Scottish Trades Union Congress since he became Secretary of State; and what has been his response.

      Scottish Fishermen's Federation

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland when he last met office-bearers of the Scottish Fishermen's Federation; if decommissioning was discussed; and if he will make a statement.

      Local Government

      13 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what representations he has received about the restructuring of local government; and what consultations he proposes to hold.

      Child Abuse

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, pursuant to his answer to the hon. Member for Greenock and Port Glasgow of 26 April, Official Report, columns 618–19, if it is his intention to...

      Council Tax

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he has any plans to change the number of bands upon which the Government's new council tax is to be based.

      Tourism

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what estimates he has made of the effect of the increased tax on petrol on the tourist industry in Scotland.

      Scottish TUC

      14 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he has any plans to meet the general council of the Scottish Trades Union Congress to discuss unemployment in Scotland.

      USSR Markets

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement about Her Majesty's Government's support for the Scottish and Glasgow business community and workers to open the markets of...

      Service Sector Employment

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland by what amount employment in the service sector increased in Scotland between 1979 and 1988.

      Council Tax

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland on what date he now expects the Government's new council tax to come into effect in Scotland.

      Highlands and Islands

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he has any plans to meet the chairman of Highlands and Islands Enterprise to discuss transport issues in the context of the development of the...

      Savage Dogs

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what steps he is taking to protect police officers, postal workers and delivery personnel, from savage dogs kept by some householders; and if he will...

      Local Enterprise Companies

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on the progress of the local enterprise companies.

  • Points of Order

    6 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. It has always been a rule of the Table Office—and understandably so—that it does not accept questions about the SAS. However, one read in this...

  • Ballot for Notices of Motions for Friday 14 June

    Members successful in the ballot were:Mr. Dudley FishburnSir Peter EmeryMr. Gordon McMaster

  • Bill Presented

    • Badgers (Further Protection)

      Mr. Alan Meale, supported by Mr. Andrew Mitchell, Mr. Tony Banks, Sir Nicholas Bonsor, Mr. Roy Hughes, Mr. Simon Hughes and Sir Charles Morrison, presented a Bill to confer additional powers on a...

    • Street Furniture (Design and Planning)

      1 speech

      I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to co-ordinate the design and planning of street furniture. May I suggest that, when hon. Members go home this evening, they look at the...

      Street Furniture (Design and Planning)

      Mr. Dudley Fishburn accordingly presented a Bill to co-ordinate the design and planning of street furniture: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time on Friday...

      Public Expenditure

      233 speeches

      [Relevant documents: First report from the Treasury and Civil Service Committee of session 1990–91 on the 1990 Autumn Statement ( House of Commons Paper No. 41), first special report...

      Grant-maintained Schools

      81 speeches

      I beg to move, That the Education (Grant-maintained Schools) (Finance) Regulations 1991 (S.I., 1991, No. 353), dated 27th February 1991, a copy of which was laid before this House on 28th...

      Kirklees (Housing Corporation Allocation)

      4 speeches

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

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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