House of Commons debates

Tuesday, 4 June 1996

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MADAM SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Environment

    • Enterprise Zones

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will make a statement on his policy towards establishing new enterprise zones. [29769]

    • Air Pollution

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what recent representations he has received regarding air pollution. [29770]

      Council Tax

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what proportion of local authority expenditure is represented by council tax collected in (a) Ellesmere Port and Neston and (b) Westminster. [29771]

      Local Government Expenditure

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment how many representations he has received about the abolition of local authority capping; and how many supported abolition. [29772]

      House Building

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what are the latest annual figures for house building; and what was the figure in 1978. [29774]

      Ministerial Rail Travel

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what percentage of his official travel in the last 12 months has been undertaken by rail. [29776]

      Environmental Agreements

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will list the international environmental agreements to which the UK is a party, and the extent to which the UK has met its obligation...

      Challenge Funding

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what plans he has to extend challenge funding. [29779]

      Wind Farms

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what assessment he has made of the adequacy of existing planning guidelines in respect of wind farms; and if he will make a statement. [29781]

      Mobile Homes

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will make a statement on the application of the council tax to mobile homes. [29782]

      Challenge Funding

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will make a statement about his plans for further rounds of the single regeneration budget challenge fund. [29783]

      Housing

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what plans he has to encourage more local authorities to transfer their housing stock to alternative landlords. [29784]

      Regional Government (Yorkshire)

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what representations he has received about regional government in Yorkshire. [29785]

      Westminster City Council

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what guidance he has given to local authorities following the publication of Mr. John Magill's inquiry into Westminster city council. [29788]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

  • Quarantine

    2 speeches

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to make further provision in respect of quarantine. If asked about our quarantine regulations, the average person is likely to say that...

  • Quarantine

    Mr. Tony Banks accordingly presented a Bill to make further provision in respect of quarantine: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time upon Friday 12 July 1996...

  • Orders of the Day — Education (Scotland) Bill [Lords]

    243 speeches

    Order for Second Reading read.

    • Education (Scotland) Bill [Lords] [Money]

      Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 50A(1)(a),That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Education (Scotland) Bill [Lords], it is expedient to...

    • Education (Scotland) Bill [Lords]

      Ordered, That the Education (Scotland) Bill [Lords] may be proceeded with as if it had been certified by the Speaker as relating exclusively to Scotland.—[Mr. Ottaway.]

      Local Government Finance (Scotland)

      Motion made, and Question proposed, pursuant to Standing Order No. 94F(1)(b) (Scottish Grand Committee (statutory instruments)),That the Special Grant Report on Community Care Special Grant and...

      European Community Documents

      Motion made, and Question proposed, pursuant to Standing Order No. 102(9) (European Standing Committees),That this House takes note of European Community Document No. 5179/96, relating to...

  • Orders of the Day — Petition

    • Gun Control

      1 speech

      I am honoured to present tonight a petition organised by the Evening Echo, the only daily local newspaper in south-east Essex. The petition was signed by 1,088 people, but I know that it...

    • Social Services (Buckinghamshire)

      4 speeches

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

What is this?

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.

And sometimes to shout at each other.

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