Wednesday, 21 January 1998
The House met at half-past Nine o'clock
[MADAM SPEAKER in the Chair]
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Jamieson.]
I thank the House and Madam Speaker for giving me permission to introduce a debate on a crucial issue—carbon monoxide poisoning. There is probably no Member of the House who will not at...
I thank Madam Speaker for granting me this important Adjournment debate. It looks like we are building up to another military conflict in the Gulf. It has even been suggested that it will be in...
The Secretary of State was asked—
If he will make a statement on his latest estimate of the cost to public funds of the Welsh assembly. 
If he will make a statement on the percentage cash increase for the health service in Wales in 1998–99. 
What recent meetings he has had with farmers or their representatives to discuss the economic viability of hill farming in Wales; and if he will make a statement. 
When the new deal programme will begin in Wales; and if he will make a statement. 
What meetings he has had with representatives from local government in Wales regarding the Welsh assembly. 
The Prime Minister was asked—
Will the Prime Minister accept that there is a contradiction at the heart of the Government's employment policy? The Government propose a welfare-to-work programme that is based on the premise...
When he next expects to visit Ayrshire.
On a point of order, Madam Speaker. Before we discuss the Scotland Bill next week, would you consider giving a ruling on how procedures in this House will continue to operate when the Bill...
I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend the Firearms Act 1968 to restrict the acquisition and possession of air weapons; and for connected purposes. This is a...
Dr. Nick Palmer accordingly presented a Bill to amend the Firearms Act 1968 to restrict the acquisition and possession of air weapons; and for connected purposes: And the same was read the First...
[2ND ALLOTTED DAY]
I beg to move amendment No. 19A, in page 70, line 11, leave out 'four' and insert 'six'.
I beg to move amendment No. 167, in page 2, line 18, at end insert 'but that day shall not coincide with a day designated for holding elections to local authorities in Wales'.'
I beg to move amendment No. 54, in page 2, line 39, leave out 'is to' and insert 'may'.
Amendment made: No. 134, in page 7, line 2, at end insert '(and the creation of criminal offences in connection with the limitation of such expenses)'.—[Mr. Jon Owen Jones.]
Amendment made: No. 135, in page 9, line 21, leave out or purported,'.—[Mr. Jon Owen Jones.]
I beg to move amendment No. 45, in page 12, line 39, after '(1)', insert— 'Functions in the fields specified in Schedule 2, so far as exercisable by the Secretary of State for Wales are...
Queen's recommendation having been signified—
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Betts.]
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