Thursday, 13 February 1992
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
LONDON DOCKLANDS RAILWAY (LEWISHAM, ETC.) BILL (By Order)
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what representations he has received on the subject of taxation of child care; and if he will make a statement.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will list those measures which he has taken since November 1990 to improve employment prospects.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will give the rates of VAT since the beginning of 1979; and the dates of each change.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what representations he has received in favour of taxation policies to benefit the environment; and if he will make a statement.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will state the amounts of Exchequer revenue raised from value added tax in each of the years 1978–79, 1986–87 and 1990–91; and...
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment he has made of the impact on total tax revenues of the changes in the higher rate of income tax since 1979.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many taxes have been abolished since 1979; and if he will list them.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the average family income in (a) 1979 and (b) 1991 in real terms.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what the cumulative total of all taxes from North sea oil has been since 1979 in 1991–92 prices.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the most recent monthly figure for output in the manufacturing industry; and what is the comparable figure for the same month 18 years ago.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on how the charter mark will operate.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer when he expects to have available (a) information on the United Kingdom gross domestic product per head in 1991 and (b) comparable information for the other...
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement of his policy on the level of savings.
To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 13 February.
May we have the business?
With permission, Mr. Speaker, I wish to make a statement on the Government's future plans for amphibious forces. The White Paper, "Britain's Defence for the 90s", set out the changes in the size...
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I seek your guidance. You will recall that in business questions last week, I asked the Leader of the House whether it was possible to have a debate on the...
I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1967, that the Queen has signified Her Royal Assent to the following Acts: 1. Consolidated Fund Act 19922. Stamp Duty...
Mr. John McFall, supported by Mr. Edward O'Hara, Mr. Nicol Stephen, Mr. William McKelvey, Ms. Alice Mahon, Ms. Dawn Primarolo, Mrs. Margaret Ewing, Mr. Jimmy Dunnachie, Mr. John Battle, Mr....
Order for Second Reading read.
Ordered,That, at the sitting on Monday 17th February, notwithstanding the provisions of Standing Order No. 14 (Exempt business), Mr. Speaker shall put the Question or Questions necessary to...
Ordered,That the unnumbered Explanatory Memoranda submitted by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on 29th November and 10th December 1991, relating to Agreements between the Community and...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Boswell.]
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