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House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 24 June 1992

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MADAM SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland

    • Police

      9 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland when he next expects to meet the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities to discuss police manning levels in Scotland.

    • Council House Sales

      11 speeches

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

      Bypasses

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what recent representations he has received regarding bypass construction on Scottish roads.

      Steel Sites

      12 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what plans he has for the reclamation and redevelopment of steel sites in Scotland.

      NHS Trusts

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what plans he has to alter the regulations governing hospital trusts; and if he will make a statement.

      Governance

      21 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list those organisations which he had met as part of the Prime Minster's taking stock exercise in relation to the government of Scotland; and...

      Local Authorities

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland whether he has any plans for unitary local authorities in Scotland.

      Sunday Trading

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what recent representations he has received about the Scottish law on Sunday trading.

      Fishing Industry

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement about the consequences of the one-net rule for the village-based fishing industry.

      Juvenile Crime

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland when he next expects to meet the chief constables to discuss juvenile crime.

      Poll Tax

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what discussions he has had with the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities regarding the recovery of poll tax arrears; and if he will make a statement.

      A1

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what plans are being prepared for dualling sections of the A1 which are not already listed in the roads programme.

      Housing Policy

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland when he next expects to meet the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities to discuss housing policy in Scotland.

      Mar Lodge

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what steps he will take to assist in the preservation of the unique natural heritage present in the Mar Lodge estate.

      Overseas Adoptions

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what representations he has received about the adoption by British couples of orphans from Romania and other countries overseas; and if he will make a...

      NHS Trusts

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on the likely timetable for hospital opt-outs in Scotland.

  • Points of Order

    34 speeches

    On a point of order, Madam Speaker. As you know, earlier today, I gave written notice to your office that I intended to move the Adjournment of the House under Standing Order No. 20 for the...

  • Ballot for Notices of Motions for Friday 10 July

    Members successful in the ballot were:Mr. Paul MurphyMr. George HowarthMrs. Jane Kennedy

  • STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS, &c.

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 101(3) (Standing Committees on Statutory Instruments, &c.], That the draft Companies (Single Member Private Limited...

  • Disabled Persons (Services)

    1 speech

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to empower local authorities to make certain severely disabled persons accountable for expenditure on their care plans. This is a modest...

  • Disabled Persons (Services) Bill

    Mr. Andrew Rowe accordingly presented a Bill to empower local authorities to make certain severely disabled persons accountable for expenditure on their care plans: And the same was read the...

  • Local Government Finance

    123 speeches

    I beg to move, That the Special Grant Report (No. 4) (House of Commons paper No. 61), which was laid before this House on 17 June, be approved.

  • Local Government Finance (Wales)

    Resolved, That the Special Grant Report (Wales) 1992 (House of Commons Paper No. 80), which was laid before this House on 19th June, be approved.—[Mr. David Hunt.]

  • Community Charges

    72 speeches

    I beg to move, That the draft Charge Limitation (England) (Maximum Amounts) Order 1992, which was laid before this House on 22nd June, be approved. The range of local authority responsibilities...

  • Mentally Ill and Handicapped Prisoners

    4 speeches

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

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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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