Tuesday, 15 October 1991
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
Bill (as amended in Committee) considered.
Order for Third Reading read.
Order for consideration, as amended, read.
Order read for resuming adjourned debate on Question [13 May],
Motion made, That the Promoters of the King's Cross Railways Bill shall have leave to suspend proceedings thereon on order to proceed with the Bill, if they think fit, in the next Session of...
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what was the ratio of civil servants to active service personnel in 1966, 1976, 1986 and projected after "Options for Change" has been implemented.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what assessment he has made of the impact on employment of reductions in defence expenditure.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement on the involvement of British forces in ensuring that Iraq's military nuclear capacity is removed.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence whether he will make a statement on the implications of the "Options for Change" review on the number and deployment of Ulster Defence Regiment battalions.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement on Britain's amphibious capability.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement on the safe transport of nuclear warheads in the United Kingdom.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence when he next intends to meet NATO Ministers to discuss the strategy of nuclear deterrence.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement on the deployment of British forces in Turkey as part of the instant response force.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what future plans there are for the proof and experimental establishment ranges at Foulness island.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what representations he has received about the refitting programme for Polaris submarines.
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what representations he has received on his plans for the restructuring of the British Army.
To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for Tuesday 15 October.
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I will make a statement about the law on the unlawful occupation of private property known as squatting. As Home Secretary I receive letters almost daily showing...
I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend the law relating to local government organisation in Scotland. My Bill would amend the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 and so...
Mr. Thomas McAvoy accordingly presented a Bill to amend the law relating to local government organisation in Scotland: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time...
Ordered, That European Community Document No. 5577/91, relating to the European Coal and Steel Community, shall not stand referred to European Standing Committee B.—[Mr. Kirkhope.]
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I beg to ask leave to move the Adjournment of the House under Standing Order No. 20.
Order read for resuming adjourned debate on amendment to Question [14 October]
The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Industry and Consumer Affairs (Mr. Edward Leigh): I beg to move, That this House takes note of European Community Document No. 5577/91 relating to...
I have the honour to present a humble petition on behalf of more than 1,700 residents of the Yorkshire Dales national park, most of whom are my constituents. Their petition expresses a vote of no...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Wood].
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