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House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 17 May 1995

  • Preamble

    The House met at Ten o'clock

  • Prayers

    [Madam Speaker in the Chair]

  • Housing Market

    32 speeches

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

  • Maritime Industries

    33 speeches

    This is the first debate that we have had for some time on the shipbuilding, ship repairing and other maritime industries. I hope that it will be the first of several exchanges to take place both...

  • Department of Transport (Property Purchase)

    10 speeches

    1 pm

  • Gibraltar

    20 speeches

    I regret that the Minister is not yet in his place. The genesis of my interest in Gibraltar to a large extent goes back to an invitation that I received, along with a number of other...

  • Specialist Education (North London)

    6 speeches

    I pay tribute to the patient parents of autistic children, the fine work of care workers and teachers of autistic children, the outstanding work of the North East London Autistic Society and the...

  • Death of a Member

    1 speech

    I regret to have to report to the House the death of Geoffrey Kenneth Dickens Esq., the Member for Littleborough and Saddleworth. I am sure that hon. Members on both sides of the House will join...

  • Private Business

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Environment

    • Opencast Mining

      14 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what steps he is taking to ensure that the environment in areas where opencast mining is permitted is not damaged by the activity of opencast...

    • European Regional Funds

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment how much of the funds for objective 1, designated for the financial year 1994–95, have been spent; how much is retained by the Department;...

      North Sea Ministerial Conference

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what policy his Department will pursue at the fourth North sea ministerial conference due to take place in Denmark on 8 to 9 June. [23193]

      Environment Agency

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what is his forecast of the annual running costs of the new environment agency; and what are the current costs of carrying out the same work...

      Mortgage Arrears (Repossessions)

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what is his latest estimate of the number of households likely to lose their homes through repossession for mortgage arrears in the next 12...

      Latham Report

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will introduce legislation to implement the recommendations of the Latham report in the current Session of Parliament. [23196]

      Minewater Pollution

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what representations he has received from the National Rivers Authority regarding the allocation of responsibility for the control of minewater...

      City Pride

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what plans he has to extend the city pride initiative. [23198]

      Environment Agency

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what steps he will take to ensure that the operations of the proposed environment agency are open to public scrutiny. [23199]

      Co-operative Housing

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what support he will give to ensure the increase of housing for co-operative ownership. [23200]

      Wind Farms

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will make a statement about planning guidance for wind farms. [23202]

      Supermarkets

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment how many planning applications for supermarkets are awaiting his decision for a public inquiry. [23203]

      Water Bills

      12 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what proposals there are to end the practice of basing water bills on rateable values. [23204]

      North Sea Ministerial Conference

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what proposals he will be making at the forthcoming North sea ministerial conference. [23205]

      Housing Improvement Grants

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will make more resources available for housing improvement grants. [23206]

      Open Spaces

      9 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what steps he is taking to ensure the provision of more open spaces in built-up areas; and if he will make a statement. [23207]

      Thames (Salmon)

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what research has been presented to his Department about the number of salmon in the Thames. [23209]

  • Points of Order

    34 speeches

    Several hon. Members: rose—

  • Commonhold

    1 speech

    I begto move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to introduce a system of commonhold property tenure; and for connected purposes. The Bill involves a new form of land tenure that will allow...

    • Commonhold

      Mr. Dudley Fishburn accordingly presented a Bill to introduce a system of commonhold property tenure; and for connected purposes: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a...

  • Opposition Day

    [12TH ALLOTTED DAY]

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