House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 19 February 1992

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Private Business

    • Aberdeen Harbour Order Confirmation Bill

      Mr. Secretary Lang presented a Bill to confirm a Provisional Order under section 7 of the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act 1936, relating to Strathclyde Regional Council: And the same...

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Environment

    • Domestic Rates

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment how many representations he has had on the subject of domestic rates; and if he will make a statement.

    • Rents-to-Mortgages

      12 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment when he expects to make an announcement on a national scheme for the conversion of council rents to mortgages.

      Environmental Protection Act 1990

      8 speeches

      Mr. Alan W. Williams: To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will make a statement on the progress being made in implementing the Environmental Protection Act 1990.

      Epty Council Properties

      12 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of Stale for the Environment what is the latest figure for the number of council properties left empty by the 10 councils with the most such properties.

      Council House Sales

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will make a statement on the availability of council house sales' receipts to repay debt and to provide additional houses to rent.

      Area Cost Adjustment

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will consider the abolition of the area cost adjustment.

      Noise Pollution

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will bring forward further measures to assist the police, local authorities and individuals in combating noise pollution.

      Diesel Fuel

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what steps he proposes to take to encourage the use of low-sulphur diesel fuel.

      Air Quality

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what action is being taken by his Department to monitor air quality in London; and if he will make a statement.

      Geen Belts

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will consider the need for additional regulations to enhance the ecological protection of the environment for green belt areas of open...

      English Heritage

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment when county hall and Battersea power station were last inspected by English Heritage as his advisers on historic buildings matters.

      Housing Associations

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will make a statement on progress in developing the role of housing associations.

      Community Charge

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment which councils have the lowest level of community charge collection.

      Derbyshire County Council

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what are the numbers of people employed by Derbyshire county council; and if he will make a statement.

  • Defence Equipment

    71 speeches

    With permission, Mr. Speaker, I wish to make a statement on a number of new equipment projects for the armed forces. In my statement last week on amphibious forces, I said that a cornerstone of...

  • Ballot for Notices of Motions for Friday 6 March

    Members successful in the ballot were:Mr. Gerald BowdenSir Rhodes BoysonMr. Martin Redmond

  • Coal Imports

    6 speeches

    You will recall, Mr. Speaker, that two years ago, under the private Bill procedure, the House passed a Bill promoted by a company called Associated British Ports. It was called the Associated...

  • Bill Presented

    • Blasphemy

      Mr. Harry Greenway presented a Bill to make provision for the punishment of persons who blaspheme against certain religions: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second...

  • Prisons (Rehabilitation of Drug Addicts)

    1 speech

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to make provision for the treatment of prisoners who are addicted to drugs, and for consequential organisational changes; and for connected...

  • Prisons (Rehabilitation of Drug Addicts)

    Mr. Tony Favell accordingly presented a Bill to make provision for the treatment of prisoners who are addicted to drugs, and for consequential organisational changes; and for connected purposes:...

  • Opposition Day

  • Business of the House

    Ordered,That, at the sitting on Monday 24th February, notwithstanding the provisions of Standing Order No. 14 (Exempted business), Mr. Speaker shall put the Question necessary to dispose of...

  • Parliamentary Corporate Bodies Bill

    Ordered,That, in respect of the Parliamentary Corporate Bodies Bill, notices of Amendments, new Clauses and new Schedules to be moved in Committee may be accepted by the Clerks at the Table...

  • Petition

    • Sunday Trading

      1 speech

      I beg leave to present a petition about Sunday trading. The petition has been signed by the chairman and members of the Penarth Cytyn—that is, the Penarth council of churches—and, in...

  • Steel Industry

    8 speeches

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

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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.

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