House of Commons debates

Monday, 16 November 1992

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MADAM SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Wales

    • School Governors

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what further steps he will take to inform school governors of their rights and obligations under local management of schools.

    • EC Funding

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he will make it his policy to seek objective I status for Wales, or parts of Wales, under the structural funds of the European Community.

      A470

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what plans he has for the improvement of the A470; and what work has been done so far.

      Council Housing

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what is his Department's latest estimate of the number of people on local authority waiting lists for rented housing; and what is his planning figure for...

      Railways

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales when he last met the chairman of British Rail to discuss the reduction in services along the north Wales coast main line.

      Neath and Port Talbot Hospital

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he will make a statement about Welsh Office capital allocations for the planned Neath and Port Talbot hospital.

      Hospitals, South Glamorgan

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he will make a statement on future hospital provision in the area of South Glamorgan health authority.

      Special Needs Education

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what extra resources have been allocated for special needs education in Wales for 1993–94.

      House Building

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Wales how many new houses were built by (a) councils and (b) housing associations in Wales in 1979, 1989 and 1991; if he will make a statement on the performance...

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Attorney-General

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Overseas Development

    • Drought, Africa

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether he expects to visit the drought-affected areas of the African continent in the next six months; and if he will make a...

    • Child Labour

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make it the policy of the Overseas Development Administration to use the aid budget to seek to eliminate the...

      Procurement Policy

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what proportion of overseas aid is used for the procurement overseas of British goods and services.

      Aid Programme

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the level of the overseas aid programme for the next two years.

  • Points of Order

    32 speeches

    On a point of order, Madam Speaker. As you know, I very rarely raise a point of order, but I do so today on an issue of considerable importance. May I respectfully ask whether you have received a...

  • Opposition Day

    [5TH ALLOTTED DAY]

    • Homelessness and Mortgages

      108 speeches

      I have selected the amendment standing in the name of the Prime Minister.

    • Former Yugoslavia

      97 speeches

      Madam Speaker has selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.

      STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS, &c.

      Town and Country Planning (Scotland)

      Motion made, and Question put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 101(5) (Standing Committees on Statutory Instruments, &c.), That the draft Town and Country Planning (Fees for...

      Town and Country Planning

      Motion made, and Question put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 101(5) (Standing Committees on Statutory Instruments, &c.),, That the draft Town and Country Planning (Fees for...

      Insurance

      Motion made, and Question put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 101(5) (Standing Committees on Statutory Instruments, &c.), That the draft Insurance Companies (Amendment) Regulations...

      European Community Documents

      Culture in the European Community

      Motion made, and Question put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 102(9) (European Standing Committees), That this House takes note of European Community Document No. 6224/92 and the...

      Science and Technology

      Ordered, That Dr. Gavin Strang be discharged from the Science and Technology Committee and Lynne Jones be added to the Committee.—[Mr. Dixon, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.]

      Petition

      Disabled Persons

      1 speech

      I present a petition signed by my constituent, Maureen Brownbridge, and 240 other residents of York and neighbouring areas. The petition is sponsored by Mencap, and seeks a change in the law to...

      Small Businesses

      14 speeches

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

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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