Thursday, 11 May 1995
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MADAM SPEAKER in the Chair]
Order for consideration, as amended, read. To be considered on Thursday 18 May
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on prospects for improvement in the state of the domestic economy. 
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make it his policy that an unmarried couple owning a house and who have jointly borrowed £60,000 or more are not penalised in terms of...
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the effect on the Exchequer in the last financial year of industries privatised since 1979; and what was their effect in 1979. 
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what currently available figures he has for the quantities and value of drugs seized at United Kingdom airports over any conveniently available recent...
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what new proposals he is considering on banking and financial supervision. 
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the reduction in public borrowing (a) in the United Kingdom and (b) in other EU countries in the last year. 
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the latest estimate of the Public Sector Borrowing Requirement for the present Budget year; and if he will make a statement. 
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what representations he has received from the editor of the Financial Times about Britain's economic performance and that of the rest of Europe. 
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his latest estimate of spare capacity in the economy. 
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what are his estimates for the retail prices index one month, six months and one year hence; and if he will make a statement. 
To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 11 May. 
We now come to a statement by the President of the Board of Trade. [Interruption.] Will hon. Members who are leaving please do so quickly?
May I ask the Leader of the House for details of future business?
I beg to ask leave to move the Adjournment of the House, under Standing Order No. 20, for the purpose of discussing a specific and important matter that should have urgent consideration, namely,...
On a point of order, Madam Speaker. Because you have been so indulgent to me this afternoon, I feel almost embarrassed about raising a point of order, but not quite, because it is a matter of...
Mr. Secretary Howard, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr. Jonathan Aitken, Mr. Attorney-General, Mrs. Secretary Bottomley, Mr. Secretary Lilley, Mr. Secretary Lang, Mr. Secretary Redwood and Mr....
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Dr. Liam Fox.]
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Burns.]
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