House of Commons debates

Monday, 10 June 1991

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Wales

    • North Wales Hospital

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he has any further proposals to replace jobs lost on the closure of the North Wales hospital, Denbigh.

    • Right to Buy

      10 speeches

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

      NHS Trusts

      20 speeches

      Mr. Alan W. Williams: To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he will make a statement on the progress of applications from those hospitals in Wales which have made approaches to the Welsh...

      Labour Statistics

      30 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what has been the percentage increase in unemployment in Wales over the last (a) six months and (b) three months.

      NHS Trusts

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he will make it his policy to ballot local NHS staff and surrounding communities before proceeding with any further plans for hospitals to be granted...

      Cataract Surgery, Gwynedd

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he will give, for the latest available date, the total number of patients that have been treated at the specialist treatment centre for cataract surgery...

      University Hospital of Wales

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what proposals he has to meet the chairman of South Glamorgan health authority to discuss the future status of the University hospital of Wales, Cardiff.

      Welsh Language

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he will widen the exemption from the study of Welsh as a second language at key stage four.

      Labour Statistics

      12 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what is the figure for male unemployment in Wales expressed in percentage terms; and what was the comparable figure for the three previous years.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — The Arts

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Civil Service

    • Ministerial Duties

      6 speeches

      To ask the Minister for the Civil Service how much of his time is spent on civil service matters.

    • Press Officers

      6 speeches

      To ask the Minister for the Civil Service how many former press officers have been vetted by the business appointments committee for subsequent employment in the last 12 months.

      Civil Service Fast Stream

      6 speeches

      To ask the Minister for the Civil Service how he proposes to further encourage applications for the civil service fast stream from non-Oxbridge and polytechnic graduates.

      "Kill the Messenger"

      6 speeches

      To ask the Minister for the Civil Service if he will obtain a copy of "Kill the Messenger" by Sir Bernard Ingham for his office's library.

      Promotion

      7 speeches

      To ask the Minister for the Civil Service whether he will ensure that promotion within the senior civil service gives due weight to experience in executive agencies and practical management...

      Trade Unions

      24 speeches

      To ask the Minister for the Civil Service when he last discussed the question of civil service conditions of work with trade union representatives; arid if he will make a statement.

      STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS, &C.

      23 speeches

      I understand that the eighth motion relating to statutory instruments is not to be moved. With the leave of the House, I will put together the remaining seven questions relating to statutory...

  • Dangerous Dogs Bill (Allocation of Time)

    1 speech

    I beg to move, That the following provisions shall apply to the proceedings on the Dangerous Dogs Bill—

    • Second Reading

      1. The proceedings on Second Reading shall be completed at this day's sitting and shall be brought to a conclusion at Ten o'clock.

    • Committee

      2. (1) In Committee, proceedings on any new Clauses relating to the registration of dogs shall be taken before proceedings on the Clauses.

      Report and Third Reading

      3. The proceedings on consideration and Third Reading shall be completed at this day's sitting and shall be brought to a conclusion at 4 a.m.

      Conclusion of proceedings in Committee

      4. On the conclusion of the proceedings in Committee the Chairman shall report the Bill to the House without putting any Question and if he reports the Bill with amendments, the House shall...

      Order of proceedings

      5. No Motion shall be made to alter the order in which proceedings in Committee or on consideration are taken.

      Dilatory Motions

      6. No dilatory Motion with respect to, or in the course of, the proceedings at this day's sitting shall be made except by a Minister of the Crown, and the Question on any such Motion shall be put...

      Extra time

      7. Paragraph (1) of Standing Order No. 14 (Exempted business) shall apply to the proceedings at this day's sitting.

      Conclusion of proceedings

      8.—(1) This paragraph applies in relation to any proceedings which are to be brought to a conclusion under this Order at this day's sitting.

      Supplemental orders

      9.—(l) The proceedings on any Motion moved in the House by a Minister of the Crown for varying or supplementing the provisions of this Order shall, if not previously concluded, be brought...

      Saving

      10. Nothing in this Order shall— (a) prevent any proceedings to which this Order applies from being taken or completed earlier than is required by this Order; or(b) prevent any business...

      Recommital

      11.—(1) References in this Order to proceedings on consideration or proceedings on Third Reading include references to proceedings at those stages, respectively, for, on or in consequence...

      Business Committee

      135 speeches

      12. Standing Order No. 80 (Business Committee) shall not apply to this Order.

      Second Reading

      1. The proceedings on Second Reading shall be completed at this day's sitting and shall be brought to a conclusion at Ten o'clock.

      Committee

      2. (1) In Committee, proceedings on any new Clauses relating to the registration of dogs shall be taken before proceedings on the Clauses.

      Report and Third Reading

      3. The proceedings on consideration and Third Reading shall be completed at this day's sitting and shall be brought to a conclusion at 4 a.m.

      Conclusion of proceedings in Committee

      4. On the conclusion of the proceedings in Committee the Chairman shall report the Bill to the House without putting any Question and if he reports the Bill with amendments, the House shall...

      Order of proceedings

      5. No Motion shall be made to alter the order in which proceedings in Committee or on consideration are taken.

      Dilatory Motions

      6. No dilatory Motion with respect to, or in the course of, the proceedings at this day's sitting shall be made except by a Minister of the Crown, and the Question on any such Motion shall be put...

      Extra time

      7. Paragraph (1) of Standing Order No. 14 (Exempted business) shall apply to the proceedings at this day's sitting.

      Conclusion of proceedings

      8.—(1) This paragraph applies in relation to any proceedings which are to be brought to a conclusion under this Order at this day's sitting.

      Supplemental orders

      9.—(1) The proceedings on any Motion moved in the House by a Minister of the Crown for varying or supplementing the provisions of this Order shall, if not previously concluded, be brought...

      Saving

      10. Nothing in this Order shall— (a) prevent any proceedings to which this Order applies from being taken or completed earlier than is required by this Order; or(b) prevent any business...

      Recommital

      11.—(1) References in this Order to proceedings on consideration or proceedings on Third Reading include references to proceedings at those stages, respectively, for, on or in consequence...

      Business Committee

      12. Standing Order No. 80 (Business Committee) shall not apply to this Order.

  • Orders of the Day — Dangerous Dogs Bill

    141 speeches

    Order for Second Reading read.

  • Dangerous Dogs Bill [Money]

    13 speeches

    Queen's Recommendation having been signified—

  • Dangerous Dogs Bill

    Considered in Committee pursuant to Order [6 June].

    • New Clause 1

    • Control of Dogs Not Otherwise Regulated

      111 speeches

      '.—(1) The Secretary of State shall by regulations make provision for the registration, identification and control of dogs not otherwise regulated under this Act.(2) Regulations under this...

      Clause 1

      Dogs Bred for Fighting

      45 speeches

      I beg to move amendment No. 5, in page 1, line 6, at end insert 'any dog of the type known as a rottweiler;'.

      European Community Documents

      Motion made, and Question put .forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 102(9) (Standing Committees on European Community documents).

      Import of Animals

      That this House takes note of European Community Document No. 5518/91 relating to veterinary checks on live animals entering the Community from third countries; and supports the Government's...

      Food and Agricultural Products

      That this House remains opposed to but takes note of European Community Documents Nos. 10749/90 and the Supplementary Explanatory Memorandum submitted by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries...

      Adjournment

      Resolved, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Wood.]

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