Oral Answers to Questions — Social Services

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  • Nurses' Pay (14 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many times he met the organisations representing the nursing profession to resolve the dispute over the salaries for regional and area nursing...

  • National Health Service Reorganisation (16 speeches)

    Mr. R. C. Mitchell: asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what recent discussions he has had with representatives of NALGO concerning the transfer of staff from the local government...

  • Abortion (10 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether he is now able to publish the Lane Committee's Report.

  • Maintenance Awards (Non-Payment) (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if, before he receives the report of the Finer Committee on one-parent families, he will introduce interim measures to help women who have been...

  • Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act (12 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he is satisfied with the operation of the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act.

  • Disabled Persons (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the present numbered of registered disabled people in Great Britain.

  • Death Grant (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will now increase the death grant to £75.

  • Homeless Children (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will instigate an investigation into the numbers of children under 16 years of age living rough, without parents or guardians caring for them.

  • Low-Income Families (9 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what arrangements he has made to safeguard the neediest households as a result of recent increases in the cost of basic necessities.

  • Hearing Aids (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many BE hearing aids he has contracted to buy in the first year of the scheme, and how many in subsequent years ; and what proportion of the...

  • National Insurance Cards (Illegal Immigrants) (10 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what progress has been made in the new arrangements for preventing national insurance cards being issued to illegal immigrants ; and whether he...

  • Disabled Drivers (Sharp Report) (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will make a statement on the Sharp report on disabled drivers.

  • Houghton Report (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what action he now proposes to take on the Houghton Report.

  • Group Practice (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether he will make a statement on the progress of group practice.

  • Health Hazards (Overseas Travel) (7 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he proposes to introduce legislation requiring travel companies to warn travellers of the risk of contracting tropical diseases in certain...

  • Speech Therapists (Quirk Report) (12 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will now make a statement concerning the Government's policies on the recommendations contained in the Quirk Report on speech therapists.

  • Earnings Rule (13 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how he calculates the figure of £130 million given as the cost to the taxpayer of abolishing the earnings rule ; and whether he has...