House of Commons debates

Tuesday, 13 June 1995

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MADAM SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Employment

    • Long-term Unemployment

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what assessment he has made of the benefits to the long-term unemployed of current Government policies. [26468]

    • Ministerial Meetings

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment when he last met other EU Ministers to discuss unemployment statistics. [26469]

      Social Chapter

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what assessment he has made of the employment implications for Britain of agreeing to the social chapter. [26471]

      Training Programmes

      8 speeches

      Mr. Alan W. Williams: To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what advice his Department gives to unemployed people who cannot find places on the training for work programmes. [26472]

      Ministerial Meetings

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what discussions he has had with other EU Employment Ministers on measures to reduce unemployment. [26473]

      Jobfinder's Grant

      12 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many long-term unemployed people he expects to be helped back into employment by the recent extension of the jobfinder's grant. [26474]

      West Cumbria

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment when he next intends to visit west Cumbria to discuss matters relating to employment with representatives of the local community. [26475]

      Age Discrimination

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what are the aims of the "Too Old, Who Says?" campaign; and if he will make a statement. [26477]

      Job Matching

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what measures are proposed to match the availability of jobs to individuals' desire for full-time or part-time work as appropriate. [26515]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

  • Bmarc

    45 speeches

    I wish to make a statement about the defence manufacturer BMARC and the export of naval guns and ammunition to Iran, via Singapore, during the late 1980s. My statement is prompted by three...

  • STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS, &c.

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 101(3) (Standing Committees on Statutory Instruments, &c.),

    • Education

      That the Education (Fees and Awards) (Amendment) Regulations 1995 (S.I., 1995, No.1241) be referred to a Standing Committee on Statutory Instruments, &c.[Mr Conway.] Question agreed to.

  • Electoral Reform

    5 speeches

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to control parliamentary election expenses within limits set nationally and in each constituency; to establish a national registration system...

    • Electoral Reform

      Mr. Paul Flynn accordingly presented a Bill to control parliamentary election expenses within limits set nationally and in each constituency; to establish a national registration system for...

  • Opposition Day

    [13TH ALLOTTED DAY]

    • Housing Market

      132 speeches

      I have to announce to the House that Madam Speaker has selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.

    • Standards in Public Life

      Ordered,That Mr. Quentin Davies, Mr. Iain Duncan Smith, Mr. John Evans, Sir Archibald Hamilton, Sir Terence Higgins, Sir Geoffrey Johnson Smith, Mr. Robert Maclennan, Mr. John Morris, Mr. Tony...

      Environment

      Ordered,That Mr. Robert Ainsworth be discharged from the Environment Committee and Jane Kennedy be added to the Committee.—[Mr. Don Dixon, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.]

      Motor Cycling (EU Directives)

      5 speeches

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

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Debates in the House of Commons are an opportunity for MPs from all parties to scrutinise government legislation and raise important local, national or topical issues.

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