Thursday, 4 March 1993
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MADAM SPEAKER in the Chair]
Orders for Second Reading read.
Order read for resuming adjourned debate on Question [8 February], That the Bill be now read a Second time.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on current house prices in London and the south east.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what further steps he intends to take to reduce the balance of trade deficit.
To ask the Chancellor of t he Exchequer how many companies were registered for VAT in 1979 and at the most recent available date.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequyer if he will make a statement on the effects of his policy on the rate of inflation.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the change in retail prices during the month of January.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what representations he has received about VAT being imposed on food, books and newspapers.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what plans he has to visit Hendon South to meet the Golders Green chamber of commerce to discuss the level of retail sales.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what recent representations he has received on the imposition of VAT.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what criteria were used to select the four Government Departments to be included in the public expenditure reviews.
To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 4 March.
With permission, I should like to make a statement about the honours system and to announce some changes, which have been approved by Her Majesty the Queen. The award of honours for service and...
Madame Speaker: I have received a letter from the Librarian, indicating his wish to retire later this year. I shall arrange for the text of his letter to be embodied in the Official Report. Mr....
With permission, I should like to make a statement about the business for next week: MONDAY 8 MARCH—European Communities (Amendment) Bill: progress in Committee, 15th day. TUESDAY 9...
Mr. Secretary Lilley, supported by Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Secretary Hunt, Mr. Secretary Lang, Secretary Sir Patrick Mayhew, Mrs. Secretary Bottomley, Mr. Nicholas Scott and Mr....
Considered in Committee [Progress, 25 February]
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. MacKay.]
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