Thursday, 25 June 1998
The House met at half-past Two o'clock
[MADAM SPEAKER in the Chair]
Order for Third Reading read.
The Chancellor of the Exchequer was asked—
When he expects to complete his review of charities taxation.
What progress he has made in securing international commitment to the Mauritius mandate targets. 
When he expects to announce the results of the comprehensive spending review. 
Under what circumstances he would be advised by Customs and Excise officers of an intention to prosecute for breach of United Nations sanctions, or an Order in Council, on arms sales. 
If he will make a statement on the taxation of casinos. 
What the implications are of the proposals set out in his oral statement of 11 June 1998, Official Report, columns 1195–201, for expenditure on health services over the next three years. 
What steps his Department has taken to resolve the millennium bug computer problem. 
What recent representations he has received on his decision to introduce a working families tax credit. 
What assessment he has made of the gender impact of the range of goods and services which are subject to VAT; and if he will make a statement. 
If he will make a statement on progress with the review of cross-border shopping and smuggling of alcohol and tobacco announced in his Budget of July 1997. 
How many representations he has received regarding his forecasts for the tax burden. 
With permission, Madam Speaker, I wish to make a statement about the Government's review of energy sources for power generation and the preliminary conclusions on which I am now consulting. The...
With permission, Madam Speaker, I wish to make a statement on the business for next week. The business for next week will be as follows. MONDAY 29 JUNE—Opposition Day (15th allotted day)....
On a point of order, Madam Speaker. As you are more than aware, there has been much comment in the House on the Government's policy of financially discriminating against students from England,...
I should point out to the House that Madam Speaker has selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Betts.]
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