House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 6 November 1991

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Environment

    • Council House Sales

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment how many council houses have been sold to sitting tenants in England since May 1979.

    • Planning

      12 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will make a statement on the role of the European Commission in the planning process.

      Methane Sites

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will make a statement on Government plans to assist local authorities that discover methane sites in their areas.

      Local Government Finance

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what proposals he has to include the banding of property values in assessing new methods of local government financing.

      Beaches

      12 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what progress is being made towards achieving EC directives on cleaning up beaches by 1992.

      Housing Association Tenants

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what steps he is taking to enable housing association tenants to own their own home.

      Local Government

      12 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment how many of those responding to the local government structure review favoured an increased number of unitary authorities.

      Compulsory Competitive Tendering

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment when he expects the extension of compulsory competitive tendering to come into effect.

      Local Government Finance

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he has any plans to visit Halifax to discuss local government funding.

      Northumberland County Council

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what representations he has received on the future of Northumberland council council.

      Housing Associations

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment how many local authorities have now transferred their housing stock to housing associations; and what steps he is taking to encourage such transfers.

      Bolsover Coalite

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he will ensure that an environmental study is carried out in the area around Bolsover Coalite; and if he will make a statement.

      Compulsory Competitive Tendering

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what evidence his Department has acquired on the impact of the extension of compulsory competitive tendering on the quality of local authority...

      Poll Tax

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what recent representations he has received for funds for local authorities to allay costs associated with the poll tax.

      Repossessed Homes

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what representations he has received concerning the standard community charge for repossessed homes in 1990–91; and if he will make a statement.

      Council Tax

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what discussions he has had with the computer industry concerning the implementation of the proposed new council tax.

      Local Government Finance

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment whether it his intention to continue to take firm measures next year to protect local taxpayers from overspending by local authorities.

  • Autumn Statement

    83 speeches

    With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement. Cabinet agreed the Government's expenditure plans this morning, so I am now able to inform the House of the expected public...

  • Bills Presented

    • Severn Bridges

      Mr. Secretary Rifkind, supported by Mr. Secretary Baker, Mr. Secretary Heseltine, Mr. Secretary Wakeham, Mr. John Selwyn Gummer, Mr. Secretary Hunt, Mr. Secretary Lilley, Mr. David Mellor and Mr....

    • Education (Schools)

      Mr. Secretary Clarke, supported by Mr. Secretary Hunt, Mr. Secretary Heseltine, Mr. John MacGregor, Mr. Francis Maude, Mr. Michael Forsyth, Mr. Tim Eggar, Mr. Alan Howarth, Mr. Michael Fallon and...

      Business of the House

      Ordered,That (1) Standing Order No. 13 (Arrangement of public business) shall have effect for this Session with the following modifications, namely:

  • Orders of the Day — Debate on the Address

    Order read for resuming adjourned debate on Question [31 October].

  • Orders of the Day — Mr. Andrew Docherty

    4 speeches

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

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