House of Commons debates

Thursday, 16 July 1992

  • Preamble

    The House met at hall-past Nine o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MADAM SPEAKER in the Chair]

    • Petition

    • Vulcan Bomber (Auction)

      1 speech

      I wish to present a petition which reads: To the Honourable Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in the Parliament assembled the humble petition of Robert Neil...

      Civil List

      2 speeches

      On a point of order, Madam Speaker. I wonder whether during the recess you would care to reflect on the issue of questions on the recipients of the civil list. A number of issues are now being...

      "Options for Change" (Transitional Arrangements)

      7 speeches

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

      Jubilee Line Extension

      10 speeches

      In recent days, at the approaches to Westminster, vivid yellow signs have gone up, warning that there will be no access to Parliament square from Westminster bridge as from 17 July. The...

      Royal Assent

      1 speech

      11 am

      Social Fund

      15 speeches

      The object of this debate is to draw attention to a report which the Minister has done his best to stifle at birth. Far from being stifled, it is crying aloud for action. The report, by Meg...

      Schools (Religious Education)

      20 speeches

      Religious education in our schools is in a crisis, despite the Government's efforts with the Education Reform Act 1988, when they battled to provide a framework ensuring that children receive a...

      Wheel Clamping

      10 speeches

      Although this is not my maiden speech, I should like to begin by paying tribute to my predecessor, Peter Archer, now Lord Archer of Sandwell—an honour richly deserved and widely...

      MOD Jobs (North Yorkshire)

      3 speeches

      1 pm

      Southern Africa (Drought)

      7 speeches

      I am grateful for the opportunity on this last day before the summer recess to debate, albeit briefly, the current drought in southern Africa. It is no coincidence that this debate follows a...

      Occupational Pension Schemes

      10 speeches

      I am grateful for the opportunity to debate occupational pension schemes. The schemes have a membership of about 11 million people and are important in this country. Some 300,000 schemes are in...

      Bolton General Hospital (Ward Closure)

      8 speeches

      The subject of this debate is the closure of a long-stay, continuing care ward for elderly patients in my constituency. The closure was carried out without any statutory consultation procedure....

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