Thursday, 15 June 1995
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MADAM SPEAKER in the Chair]
Orders for Third Reading read.
Orders for consideration read.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what progress has been made with measures to help small business announced in his 1993 and 1994 Budgets. 
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what decisions were reached at the last meeting of ECOFIN. 
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer for how long the underlying rate of inflation has been at or around its current level. 
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what meetings he has had in 1995 with the Trades Union Congress to discuss fiscal policy. 
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what representations he has received concerning the control of inflation. 
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment he has made of the economic benefits of falling unemployment. 
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on the financial implications of the state of the housing market. 
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his policy on interest rates. 
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if it is his policy to reduce public spending as a percentage of gross domestic product. 
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what study his Department has made of Brown's law of economics. 
To ask the Chancellor ofthe Exchequer what steps he is taking to increase the influence of small investors in corporate governance. 
To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 15 June. 
May I ask the Leader of the House for details of future business?
On a point of order, Madam Speaker. The hon. Member for Bolton, North-East (Mr. Thurnham) has been good enough to draw to my attention a passage in a speech that he made yesterday morning in the...
Mr. Alan Keen, supported by Mr. Peter Bottomley, Mr. Cynog Dafis, Mrs. Diana Maddock, Mr. David Nicholson, Mr. Alan Simpson, Mr. Matthew Taylor and Mr. Malcolm Wicks presented a Bill to prevent...
We now come to the main motion of the day. I have had to limit speeches made by Back-Bench Members to 10 minutes.
Motion made, and Question put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 102(9) (European Standing Committees),
That this House takes note of the unnumbered Explanatory Memorandum submitted by HM Treasury on 6th June 1995, relating to the Commission's Recommendation for the Broad Guidelines of the Economic...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Dr. Liam Fox.]
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