House of Commons debates

Tuesday, 9 June 1992

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MADAM SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Employment

    • Rural Employment

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what steps she proposes to promote more employment opportunities in rural areas; and if she will make a statement.

    • Youth Training

      12 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what assessment she has made of the quality and quantity of training places available to young people.

      Disabled Employees

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what representations she has received about the employment of people with disabilities; and if she will make a statement.

      EC Employment

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what policies she has to promote employment for British people within the EC.

      Sheffield TEC

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what proportion of those participating in the Sheffield TEC programmes successfully find full-time employment.

      Unemployment

      14 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what plans the Government have to reduce the level of unemployment; and if she will make a statement.

      Labour Statistics

      14 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what was the level of male unemployment in Grimsby (a) in 1982 and (b) at the latest available date.

      Employment Appeal Tribunals

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what is the average time taken for employment appeal tribunals to deal with cases.

      Training and Enterprise Councils

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what her policy is towards training and enterprise councils which build up reserves from their block grant.

      Employment Law

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how she will strengthen the rights of individuals, in the field of employment law, in accordance with citizens charter proposals.

      Community Work

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what plans she has for introducing a community work requirement for the payment of unemployment benefit.

      Industrial Hazards

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many establishments are required to register under the Control of Industrial Major Hazards Regulations 1989.

      Women Workers

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment if she has any plans to accommodate the special needs of women at work.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

    • Engagements

      32 speeches

      To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for Tuesday 9 June.

    • North Atlantic Treaty

      4 speeches

      To ask the Prime Minister if it is the intention of Her Majesty's Government to initiate discussions at the forthcoming NATO ministerial meeting in Oslo on matters relating to article 4 and...

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Points of Order

    22 speeches

    Before we move on to public business, I must hear a point of order from Mrs. Jackson.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Statutory Instruments, &c.

    1 speech

    With the leave of the House, I will put together the Questions on the 15 motions on statutory instruments.

    • Rating and Valuation

      That the draft British Alcan Primary and Recycling Ltd. (Rateable Values) (Scotland) Order 1992 he referred to a Standing Committee on Statutory Instruments, &c.That the draft British Gas...

    • Housing (Scotland)

      That the draft Housing (Percentage of Approved Expense for Repairs Grants) (Lead Plumbing and Radon Gas Works) (Scotland) Order 1992 be referred to a Standing Committee on Statutory Instruments,...

      Industrial Organisation and Development

      That the draft Horticultural Development Council (Amendment) Order 1992 he referred to a Standing Committee on Statutory Instruments, &c.

      Veterinary Surgeons

      That the Veterinary Surgery (Epidural Anaesthesia) Order 1992 (S.I., 1992, No. 696) be referred to a Standing Committee on Statutory Instruments, &c.—[Mr. Boswell.]

  • Opposition Day

    • 1ST Allotted Day

    • Ethnic Minorities

      108 speeches

      Before I call the first speaker, I should say that I have selected the amendment standing in the name of the Prime Minister.

      Maxwell Pensioners

      104 speeches

      [Relevant document: Second report from the Social Security Committee, Session 1991–92 (HC61-II) on the Operation of Pension Funds.]

      Business of the House

      13 speeches

      Ordered,That, at this day's sitting, the Motion in the name of Mr. Tony Newton relating to the Cardiff Bay Barrage Bill may be proceeded with, though opposed, until any hour.—[Mr. Kirkhope.]

      Cardiff Bay Barrage Bill

      72 speeches

      I beg to move, That, notwithstanding the provisions of Standing Order No. 86 (Nomination of standing committees), any Standing Committee appointed for the consideration of the Cardiff Bay Barrage...

      Employment and Training

      9 speeches

      I beg to move, That the draft Industrial Training Levy (Engineering Construction Board) Order 1992, which was laid before this House on 27th February, in the last Session of Parliament be...

      Public Accounts

      Ordered,That Mr. D. N. Campbell-Savours be discharged from the Committee of Public Accounts and Mr. Mike Hall be added to the Committee. —[Mr. Boswell.]

      Mr. Michael Cook

      2 speeches

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

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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