Monday, 21 October 1991
The House met at hall-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales how many people are currently unemployed in Merthyr and Rhymney; and what estimate he has of the number of job vacancies available.
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what progress has been made in implementing the EC directives on bathing water quality and drinking water quality.
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what is the most recent unemployment figure for Wales.
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what is his estimate of the total number of jobs that have been lost by outward investment, or the export of existing jobs overseas, in the past 12 months.
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he will make a statement on the numbers of representations he has received from the people of Wales on the implementation of the citizens charter in Wales.
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales when he next intends to meet the chairmen of the health authorities to discuss the future of the health service in Wales.
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales, pursuant to his answer to the hon. Member for Caernarfon (Mr. Wigley) of 10 June, Official Report, column 456, what action he has taken in connection with...
To ask the right hon. Member for Selby, representing the Church Commissioners, what recent consideration the Church Commissioners have given to the current stipend of a vicar.
To ask the right hon. Member for Selby, representing the Church Commissioners, whether the Church Commissioners have reconsidered their contributions to the church urban fund for 1991.
To ask the right hon. Member for Selby, representing the Church Commissioners, what provision is made for public consultation over clergy stipends.
To ask the hon. Member for Berwick-upon-Tweed, representing the House of Commons Commission, what steps the new Director of Works will take to improve staff toilet and changing room facilities.
To ask the hon. Member for Berwick-upon-Tweed, representing the House of Commons Commission, what recent reviews have been undertaken of the payments and conditions of service of staff of the...
To ask the hon. Member for Berwick-upon-Tweed, representing the House of Commons Commission, how many people employed by the Commission are registered disabled; and what proprtion this is of...
To ask the Lord President of the Council if he will make a statement on the forthcoming transfer of responsibility for building work in the Palace of Westminster.
To ask the Lord President of the Council if he will make a statement on his plans to review the parliamentary office allowance.
To ask the Lord President of the Council what is his estimate of the number of people who toured the Palace of Westminster last year; and if he will make a statement.
To ask the Lord President of the Council if he has any plans to seek to retain the marquee on the terrace all the year round; and if he will make a statement.
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I wish to make a statement about the uprating of social security benefits. This will take place for most benefits, as is now the normal practice, in the first full...
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I have given you notice of my point of order, and I also conveyed my intention to the hon. Member for Nottingham, North (Mr. Allen). The ability of hon. Members...
I must announce to the House that I have selected the amendment in the name of the Leader of the Opposition and that, because no fewer than 44 right hon. and hon. Members have already sought...
Ordered, That, at this day's sitting, the Lords Amendment to the British Technology Group Bill may be proceeded with, though opposed, until any hour.—[Mr. Boswell.]
Lords amendment considered.
[Relevant documents: European Community Documents Nos. 6515/190 relating to guidelines for co-operation with developing countries in Asia and Latin America and 7576/91 relating to generalised...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 102 (9) (Standing Committees on European Community documents),
That this House takes note of European Community Document No. 4315/91 and the Supplementary Explanatory Memorandum submitted by the Department of Transport on 3rd June 1991, relating to safe...
I want to present to the House a petition organised by Miss Lisa Steele of Linnet drive, Chelmsford and signed by more than 200 of my constituents who are extremely concerned about the cruelty...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Kirkhope.]
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