House of Commons debates

Monday, 6 July 1992

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MADAM SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — SOCIAL SECURITY Appeals

    • Appeals

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security if his Department proposes to take new initiatives to speed up the appeals procedure arrangements involving his Department.

    • Attendance and Disablement Allowances

      14 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security whether he has any plans to speed up the decision-making process in respect of attendance and disablement allowances.

      Cold Weather Payments

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security whether Her Majesty's Government propose to review the system for cold weather payments.

      Youth Benefits

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what new proposals he has to improve benefits for 16 and 17-year-olds.

      Pensions

      8 speeches

      Mr. William O'Brien: To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what was the pension for (a) a couple and (b) an individual in 1979; and what is this figure uprated in line with (i)...

      Benefits (Itinerant People)

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what arrangements are made for itinerant people to claim social security benefits.

      Disabled People

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security if he will make a statement about the impact of recent technological developments on disabled people.

      Courage Brewery Pension Fund

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what representations he has received regarding the Courage Brewery's pension funds; and if he will make a statement.

      Share Fishermen

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what proposals the Contributions Agency has to safeguard the special position of share fishermen paying their special contribution when...

      Pensioners

      11 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security if he will make a statement on targeting help towards particularly needy pensioner groups.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Attorney-General

    • Serious Fraud Office

      6 speeches

      To ask the Attorney-General if he will make a further statement on the work of the Serious Fraud Office in 1992.

    • Cases (Referral)

      6 speeches

      To ask the Attorney-General if he will make a statement on his practice in referring cases to the Court of Appeal for possible increase of sentences.

      Sedition

      4 speeches

      To ask the Attorney-General how many current cases relating to possible prosecutions for sedition are being considered by the Crown Prosecution Service.

      Serious Fraud Office

      4 speeches

      To ask the Attorney-General how many requests have been received within the last year from other EC countries for assistance from the Serious Fraud Office.

      Crown Prosecution Service

      4 speeches

      To ask the Attorney-General what improvements are being made to the Crown prosecution service; and if he will make a statement.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Overseas Development

    • Population Growth

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what contribution the Overseas Development Administration is making to examining the link between environment and population...

    • Earth Summit

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what progress has been made in implementing the initiatives agreed at the Earth summit to help developing countries.

      Africa (Non-governmental Organisations)

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what support is being given to non-governmental organisations working in African countries suffering from drought and famine.

      Somaliland

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what progress has been made towards meeting the urgent need for humanitarian aid and development aid to the republic of Somaliland.

      Population Growth

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the implementation of the principles outlined in "Agenda 21" relating to world population growth.

  • Dentists (Ballot)

    24 speeches

    To ask the Secretary of State for Health if she will make a statement on the decision by dentists, in a ballot, to withdraw in whole or in part from NHS service.

  • Points of Order

    12 speeches

    On a point of order, Madam Speaker. As we are now members of the European Community, would it be in order for the House to summon the French Prime Minister and Transport Minister to the Bar of...

  • STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS, &c.

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 101(3) (Standing Committees on Statutory Instruments &c.),

  • Opposition Day

    [3RD ALLOTTED DAY]

  • Industry

    28 speeches

    There is great interest in this debate, so will hon. Members please voluntarily restrict their comments so that I may call as many hon. Members as possible? Also, I inform the House that I have...

  • Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy

    104 speeches

    I must announce to the House that Madam Speaker has selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.

  • Prisons

    78 speeches

    I beg to move, That the draft Criminal Justice Act 1991 (Contracted Out Prisons) Order 1992, which was laid before this House on 21st February, in the last Session of Parliament, be approved....

  • Parole Board

    27 speeches

    I beg to move, That the draft Parole Board (Transfer of Functions) Order 1992, which was laid before this House on 23rd June, be approved. The order transfers responsibility for the release and...

  • Statutory Instruments, &c

    1 speech

    With permission, I will put together the Questions on the four statutory instruments.

  • Local Government (Scotland)

    That the Revenue Support Grant (Scotland) (No. 2) Order 1992, dated 6 May 1992, a copy of which was laid before this House on 13 May, be approved.

  • Town and Country Planning

    That the draft Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications and Deemed Applications) (Amendment) Regulations 1992, which were laid before this House on 15 June, be approved.

  • Town and Country Planning (Scotland)

    That the draft Town and Country Planning (Fees for Applications and Deemed Applications) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 1992, which were laid before this House on 15 June, be approved.

  • International Immunities and Privileges

    That the draft Vienna Document 1992 (Privileges and Immunities) Order 1992, which was laid before this House on 17 June, be approved.—[Mr. MacKay.]

  • Imitation Firearms

    2 speeches

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

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