House of Commons debates

Tuesday, 26 October 1993

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MADAM SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Private Business

    • Standing Orders (Private Business)

      Ordered,That the Amendments to Standing Orders relating Private Business set out in the Schedule be made.

    • Schedule

      Standing Order 27 line 14, leave out 'in duplicate'.line 18, leave out 'in duplicate'.line 64, leave out paragraph (5).

      BRITISH RAILWAYS (No. 4) BILL

      1 speech

      Motion made, and Question proposed,That the Promoters of the British Railways (No. 4) Bill shall have leave to suspend proceedings thereon in order to proceed with the Bill, if they think fit, in...

      British Waterways Bill [Lords]

      1 speech

      Motion made, and Question proposed.That the Promoters of the British Waterways Bill [Lords] shall have leave to suspend proceedings thereon in order to proceed with the Bill, if they think fit,...

      CROYDON TRAMLINK BILL [Lords]

      1 speech

      Motion made, and Question proposed,That the Promoters of the Croydon Tramlink Bill [Lords] shall have leave to suspend proceedings thereon in order to proceed with the Bill, if they think fit, in...

      Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation Bill

      1 speech

      Motion made, and Question proposed,That the Promoters of the Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation Bill shall have leave to suspend proceedings thereon in order to proceed with the Bill, if...

      London Local Authorities Bill [Lords]

      1 speech

      Motion made, and Question proposed,That the Promoters of the London Local Authorities Bill [Lords] shall have leave to suspend proceedings thereon in order to proceed with the Bill, if they think...

      London Underground (Green Park) Bill

      1 speech

      Motion made, and Question proposed,That the Promoters of the London Underground (Green Park) Bill shall have leave to suspend proceedings thereon in order to proceed with the Bill, if they think...

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Health

    • Regional Health Authorities

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health if she will make a statement about the future size, number and role of regional health authorities.

    • GP Fund Holding

      14 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what further plans she has to spread the benefits of fund holding to other practices.

      Accident and Emergency Units

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health in how many hospital accident and emergency units medical staff are routinely made available to assess the seriousness of each case immediately on arrival.

      Contact Lenses

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what is the Government's policy on charging for contact lenses prescribed and supplied by national health service hospital eye clinics.

      General Practices

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what plans she has to ensure the continuance of satisfactory deputising/on-call services for general practice.

      Paramedics

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health if she will make a statement on progress towards the target of placing a paramedic on each frontline emergency ambulance.

      Wakefield and Pontefract Hospitals

      6 speeches

      Mr. William O'Brien: To ask the Secretary of State for Health what representations she has received on the future provision of health services by the Wakefield and Pontefract trust hospitals;...

      Hormone Replacement Therapy Clinics

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what measures are available for health authorities to set up dedicated hormone replacement therapy clinics.

      Hospital Treatment, Hampshire

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health by how much long waits for hospital treatment have been reduced in Hampshire over the past two years.

      GP Fund Holders

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many general practitioner practices are now participating in the fund-holding initiative; and what was the figure in April 1991.

      Community Care

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Health what plans she has to meet the Spastics Society to discuss community care.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

    • Engagements

      20 speeches

      To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for Tuesday 26 October.

    • Fishing Industry

      7 speeches

      To ask the Prime Minister if he will make an official visit to Brixham, south Devon, to discuss the future of the fishing and shellfish industry.

      Engagements

      12 speeches

      To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for Tuesday 26 October.

  • Points of Order

    16 speeches

    On a point of order, Madam Speaker. It has been the custom and practice of the House, certainly while I have been here and, I believe, from time immemorial, that former hon. Members are able to...

  • Deregulation (No. 3)

    1 speech

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to reduce the numbr of rules and regulations emanating from Next Steps agencies. Thank you, Madam Speaker, for your kindness in calling me to...

  • DEREGULATION (No. 3)

    Mr. Anthony Steen accordingly presented a Bill to reduce the number of rules and regulations emanating from Next Steps agencies: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a...

  • Mines (Health and Safety)

    112 speeches

    On a point of order, Madam Speaker. I understand that arrangements have been made by the Government to provide an extra hour and a half for this debate. However, you will notice from the Order...

  • Education and Libraries (Northern Ireland)

    40 speeches

    I beg to move, That the draft Education and Libraries (Northern Ireland) Order 1993, which was laid before this House on 18th October, be approved. Before I comment in detail on the more...

  • Teachers' Pay and Conditions

    63 speeches

    I beg to move, That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that the Education (School Teachers' Pay and Conditions) (No. 2) Order 1993 (S.I., 1993, No. 1755), dated 15th July...

  • St. Philip's Sixth Form College, Birmingham

    10 speeches

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

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