House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 21 June 1995

  • Preamble

    The House met at Ten o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. DEPUTY SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Population Programmes

    38 speeches

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

  • Bradford (Community Relations)

    11 speeches

    I am pleased to have this opportunity to introduce a debate on community relations in Bradford, but am very sad at the circumstances that led me to make the application for the debate. I invited...

  • Vehicle Excise Duty

    11 speeches

    1 pm

  • Television Services (Wales)

    9 speeches

    I shall try to be brief, as I wish to share my speaking time with my hon. Friend the Member for Islwyn (Mr. Touhig), who has done a lot of work in this area over the years. The debate is not...

  • Job Creation

    8 speeches

    2 pm

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Environment

    • Regional Government, London

      13 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what representations he has received about the introduction of regional government in London. [28027]

    • Standard Spending Assessments

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will make a statement on the area cost adjustment element of standard spending assessments. [28028]

      Regional Assemblies

      19 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what representations he has received asking him to move responsibility for certain services from local councils to regional assemblies. [28029]

      Sewage Treatment Works

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what progress has been made in upgrading sewage treatment works which were in breach of their discharge consents at the time of privatisation of...

      Homelessness, London

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what is his estimate of the total number of homeless people in London. [28031]

      Regeneration

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment in which main areas in England there has been significant regeneration. [28032]

      Private Rents

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what is the average rent paid by tenants of private landlords; and what was the equivalent figure for 1978–79 in actual and real terms. [28034]

      Rented Homes

      13 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment how many rented homes were provided through the Housing Corporation in 1993–94; and how many will be provided in 1995–96. [28035]

      English Partnership

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment when he next intends to meet the chairman of English Partnership to discuss its progress. [28036]

      Construction Industry

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what action he is taking to minimise procurement disputes in the construction industry. [28037]

      Central and Local Government

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what action he will take to improve relations between central and local government. [28038]

      Planning Policy

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what representations he has received regarding his review of planning policy. [28039]

      Rats

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what representations he has received alleging failure to control rats by the water and sewerage companies. [28040]

      Regional Government

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what representations he has received about regional government in the north-west. [28041]

      Council Homes

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment how many homes have been built by local councils in England over the past five years; and what were the figures for the period 1974 to 1979. [28043]

      Local Government Finance

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what recent representations he has received on changes to the capping criteria for local authority budgets. [28044]

      Cement Kilns

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will make a statement about the burning of secondary liquid fuel in cement kilns. [28046]

  • Points of Order

    29 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker. Will you tell the House what can be done to protect the rights of right hon. and hon. Members when it is quite clear from press reports that officials in...

  • prosecution Privatisation

    1 speech

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to allow the police to use private solicitors instead of the Crown Prosecution Service to prosecute in the magistrates' court. The aim behind...

  • Prosecution Privatisation

    Mr. Julian Brazier accordingly presented a Bill to allow the police to use private solicitors instead of the Crown Prosecution Service to prosecute in the magistrates' court. And the same was...

  • Orders of the Day — European Union

    201 speeches

    [Relevant documents: The White Paper on Developments in the European Union January-June 1994 (Cm 2675); the White Paper on Developments in the European Union July-December 1994 (Cm 2798); the...

  • Orders of the Day — STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS, &c.

    1 speech

    With permission, I shall put together the motions relating to statutory instruments. Motion made, and Question put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 101(5) (Standing Committees on...

  • Orders of the Day — Employment

    That the draft Code of Practice on Industrial Action Ballots and Notice to Employers, which was laid before this House on 1lth May, be approved.

  • Orders of the Day — Public Health

    That the Food Protection (Emergency Prohibitions) (Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning) Order 1995 (S.I., 1995, No. 1388), dated 25th May 1995, a copy of which was laid before this House on 31st May,...

  • Local Government Finance and Local Government (Scotland)

    Ordered,That the provisions of paragraph (2) of Standing Order No. 84 (Constitution of standing committees), paragraph (1) of Standing Order No. 86 (Nomination of standing committees) and...

  • Petitions

    2 speeches

    10 pm

  • Supermarket Development (Northern Ireland)

    9 speeches

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

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