Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Industry

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  • Electricity Supply Industry (12 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what plans he has to meet representatives of the Electricity Council and trade union representatives in the electricity supply industry.

  • English Channel (Hazardous Cargoes) (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what representations he has made to the Inter-Governmental Maritime Consultative Organisation with a view to setting up an early warning system...

  • Bolton (3 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry whether, in view of the fact that the level of unemployment in Bolton is now above the average for the North-West Region as a whole, he will...

  • Pyramid Selling (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what further action he intends to take against persons and companies who indulge in the practice of pyramid selling.

  • Tourism (18 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will introduce legislation to extend to intermediate areas the forms of financial assistance for approved tourist projects that at...

  • Coal Industry (Closed Workshops) (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will issue a general direction to the National Coal Board to reopen closed workshops.

  • Companies (Prosecutions and Reports) (7 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry on how many occasions during the past 10 years the reports of inspectors from his Department appointed to investigate the affairs of individual...

  • Glaxo (Merger) (17 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry whether he will now refer to the Monopolies Commission the proposed mergers between Beecham's and Glaxo, and Boots and Glaxo, in view of the...

  • Special Development Areas (20 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what representations he has received for giving to companies within special development areas the same inducements to increase employment as...

  • Rolls-Royce (12 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry whether his Department has now assembled all the data and figures necessary to establish the final valuation for Rolls-Royce (1971) Limited.

  • Service Industries (Special Development Areas) (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry whether he will now take steps to allow the same reliefs, concessions, and arrangements to be made for service industries setting up in the...

  • North-East (Investment) (10 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what plans he has for encouraging publicly-owned investment in the North-East of England.

  • Companies (Police Investigation) (7 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry on what date his Department first took action to call in the police to investigate the affairs of Mesco Laboratories Limited of Old Broad...

  • Industrial Development Certificates (10 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will now review the system of granting industrial development certificates.

  • Statistical Inquiries (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry whether he will arrange to state on every statistical inquiry whether or not its completion is obligatory.

  • Aircraft Noise (Rate Reduction Compensation) (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what consideration he has given to the proposal of the Local Authorities Aircraft Noise Council that Her Majesty's Government shall provide...

  • Assisted Areas (Incentives) (12 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry whether, in view of the latest unemployment figures, he will now give consideration to changing the incentives available to firms in assisted areas.

  • Birmingham (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he is satisfied with the level of industrial activity in Birmingham; and if he will make a statement.

  • Coal Industry Dispute (Fuel Supplies) (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will make a further statement on the steps taken to maintain essential fuel supplies, particularly to the elderly and to invalids, during...

  • Gas Leakage Explosions (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry whether he will list the number of explosions caused by gas leakage over the last six months throughout the United Kingdom; what estimate he...