Monday, 29 November 1993
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MADAM SPEAKER in the Chair]
On a point of order, Madam Speaker. There is to be an important statement by the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland after Question Time. I do not know why the papers relevant to that...
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how soon the train leasing companies created as a result of the passage of the Railways Act 1993 will be in a position to order the construction of new...
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what recent representations he has received from industry and commerce in the west midlands in respect of infrastructure and investment requirements on...
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport when he expects to hold a public inquiry on the building of the M12 from the M25 to Chelmsford.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what progress he has made towards liberalisation of transatlantic air routes.
Mr. William O'Brien: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will publish the dates, times and locations of any surveys carried out in West Yorkshire to monitor the air quality along...
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what estimates his Department has made as to the number of miles of new roads that will be constructed in the UK in the years 1993 to 2000 inclusive.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what action he takes to monitor the effect on services of bus deregulation.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what representations he has received about the incidence of asthma in residents living in areas of high traffic volume.
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what proportion of his Department's annual budget is currently spent on roads and what proportion on public transport.
To ask the Attorney-General what criteria are used by the Crown Prosecution Service when deciding whether to object to bail.
To ask the Attorney-General how many cases forwarded by the police to the Crown Prosecution Service were not proceeded with in 1990, 1991, 1992 and the first half of 1993.
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what proportion of United Kingdom overseas aid is now provided through the European Community.
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what is his budget for overseas aid in 1993–94.
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what measures he proposes to take to increase the accountability of the United Kingdom executive director of the World bank.
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assistance Her Majesty's Government intend to give to the refugees in Azerbaijan.
With permission, I will make a statement about messages between the IRA leadership and the Government. There has for some years been a means of communication by which messages could be conveyed...
On a point of order, Madam Speaker. I seek your advice about the responsibility of Ministers to the House for their actions. How can I ensure that the Secretary of State for Scotland takes...
Order for Second Reading read.
Queen's Recommendation having been signified——
I beg to move, That the draft European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (European Investment Fund) order 1993, which was laid before this House on 18th November, be approved. The order's...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Arbuthnot.]
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