House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 22 January 1992

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Environment

    • Housing Co-operatives

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what plans he has to expand the number of housing co-operatives and other tenant-led initiatives; and what funds he intends to make available to...

    • Sheltered Housing

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what recent discussions his Department has had with local authorities and housing associations in relation to outstanding demand for sheltered...

      Low-cost Housing

      7 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he has any plans to meet the chairman of the new towns commission to discuss the release of land for low-cost housing.

      Environmental Projects (South Yorkshire)

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will provide funds to ensure that there is adequate support for necessary environmental projects in the South Yorkshire coalfield area.

      Litter

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will make a statement about the working of the litter provisions of the Environmental Protection Act 1990.

      Environment Business Forum

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he has met representatives of the CBI to discuss the Environment Business Forum.

      Homelessness (Leicester)

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will make a further statement about homelessness in Leicester.

      Planning Applications

      12 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what percentage of planning applications this year have been accompanied by environmental assessments as required by EC directive 85/337.

      Council Tax

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what representations he has received on the planned introduction of the council tax; and if he will make a statement.

      Chemical Emissions

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what plans he has to require the annual publication of details of chemical emissions into the environment.

      European Regional Development Funds

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he has any plans to alter the arrangements governing the payment of European regional development funds to local authorities; and if he...

      Poll Tax

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment how many representations he has received to date about the timing of the abolition of the poll tax.

      Derelict Land

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what further proposals he has to reduce the extent of derelict or disused land in public ownership.

      Water Payments

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what progress is being made to offer water consumers a choice in how to pay for their water consumption.

      Repossessions

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will make a statement on his latest discussions with lending institutions concerning repossessions.

      Acid Rain

      4 speeches

      Mr. Alan W. Williams: To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what is his latest assessment of the damage caused by acid rain to mountain streams in upland Britain and to trees across...

  • Colliery Closures

    2 speeches

    I beg to ask leave to move the Adjournment of the House under Standing Order No. 20 for the purpose of discussing a specific and important matter that should have urgent consideration, namely,...

  • Shops (Amendment) Bill

    6 speeches

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to provide for certain descriptions of shops in England and Wales to be open for trade on Sunday, subject to their being registered with the...

  • Shops (Amendment)

    6 speeches

    Mr. Ray Powell accordingly presented a Bill to provide for certain descriptions of shops in England and Wales to be open for trade on Sunday, subject to their being registered with the local...

  • Autumn Statement

    287 speeches

    Before I call the Chancellor of the Exchequer to move the motion, I must announce to the House that I have selected the amendment in the name of the Leader of the Opposition. In view of the late...

  • Housing Support Grant (Scotland)

    52 speeches

    I beg to move, That the draft Housing Support Grant (Scotland) Order 1992, which was laid before this House on 17th December, be approved. I propose to keep my opening remarks brief. This is the...

  • Revenue Support Grant (Scotland)

    47 speeches

    I beg to move, That the Revenue Support Grant (Scotland) Order 1992, dated 16th January 1992, a copy of which was laid before this House on 16th January, be approved. The order has two...

  • Petition

  • Mifegyne

    1 speech

    I have a petition from 483 of my constituents against Mifegyne, which is known as RU486. The petition reads: To the Honourable the Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern...

  • Mr. James Murray

    6 speeches

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

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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