Thursday, 22 June 1995
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MADAM SPEAKER in the Chair]
Mr. Secretary Lang: presented a Bill to confirm a Provisional Order under section 7 of the Private Legislation Procedure (Scotland) Act 1936, relating to Bell's Bridge; and the same was read the...
Order for Third Reading read.
(Queen's Consent, on behalf of the Crown, signified.)
Order for consideration read.
Order for consideration read.
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what representations he has received on the reduction in services that fire authorities will have to make as a result of expenditure...
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make it his policy to introduce a rolling electoral registration system; and if he will make a statement. 
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what measures he is taking to prevent drugs from entering prisons and to ensure prisoners are properly searched. 
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is his estimate of the offending rate and the detection rate of crime by 16-year-old boys and girls currently and 10 years ago. 
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make a statement about the current level of staff morale within the prison service. 
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make a statement regarding the current situation in respect of compensation for victims of violent crime. 
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is his policy regarding the provision and use of telephones by convicted prisoners serving their sentence. 
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what representations he has received regarding recorded crime in 1994; and if he will make a statement. 
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what further support he will consider giving to local victim support groups. 
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make a statement on the latest developments in the investigation into the bombing of the London office of the African National...
To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 22 June. 
With permission, I should like to make a statement about the meeting of the Council of Agriculture Ministers which started on Monday and finished after an all-night sitting at 9.20 this morning....
May I ask the Leader of the House for details of future business?
On a point of order, Madam Speaker. May I draw your attention to today's Order paper and in particular to Question 4? You were unable to call the hon. Member who had tabled it, because he was not...
As amended (in the Standing Committee), considered.
'.—(1) The Secretary of State shall not dispose of any securities or rights issued to him in pursuance of section 3 above or acquired by him under section 4 above except to a company which...
On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. The Prime Minister has announced his resignation as leader of the Conservative party and has announced that he will be a candidate in any forthcoming...
I suspect that such ripples as I may have been able to cause on the political waters have been rather overwhelmed by boulders dropped into them elsewhere. Nevertheless, it is my great privilege...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Bates.]
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