Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Industry

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  • Crown Post Offices (6 speeches)

    To ask the President of the Board of Trade how many letters his Department has had, including those forwarded by hon. Members, in favour of transferring Crown post offices to agency status, and...

  • Privatisation (10 speeches)

    To ask the President of the Board of Trade what countries have sought his Department's advice on the privatisation of nationalised industries. [16435]

  • Takeover Bids (10 speeches)

    Mr. Alan W. Williams: To ask the President of the Board of Trade what is his Department's policy concerning possible takeover bids for the privatised utilities. [16436]

  • Manufacturing Base (10 speeches)

    To ask the President of the Board of Trade what measures he proposes to regenerate Britain's manufacturing base. [16437]

  • Balance of Trade (8 speeches)

    To ask the President of the Board of Trade what is the current deficit in the balance of trade for manufactured goods. [16438]

  • European Navigation Satellite System (6 speeches)

    To ask the President of the Board of Trade what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Transport about ensuring United Kingdom industrial involvement in any future European global...

  • Cable Communications (4 speeches)

    To ask the President of the Board of Trade what recent meetings he has had with the Cable Communications Association to discuss projects in schools, hospitals or other community-based...

  • Shipbuilding Industry (6 speeches)

    To ask the President of the Board of Trade if he will make a statement about future prospects for the shipbuilding industry. [16441]

  • Export Promotion (10 speeches)

    To ask the President of the Board of Trade how many export promoters have been seconded to his Department from the private sector; and if he will make a statement. [16442]

  • Manufacturing Investment (12 speeches)

    To ask the President of the Board of Trade what was the change between 1979 and 1993 in the proportion of gross domestic product invested in manufacturing industry in (a) the United Kingdom, (b)...

  • Post Office (6 speeches)

    To ask the President of the Board of Trade what recent meetings he has had with the Post Office to discuss its future. [16445]

  • Business Links (10 speeches)

    To ask the President of the Board of Trade if the business links scheme is on target operationally and financially; and if he will make a statement. [16446]

  • Telecommunications Companies (4 speeches)

    To ask the President of the Board of Trade what steps he is taking to assist British telecommunications companies to develop commercial involvements in European and other markets. [16447]

  • Manufacturing Industry (12 speeches)

    To ask the President of the Board of Trade what steps he is taking to expand manufacturing industries; and if he will make a statement. [16449]

  • Manufacturing Investment (6 speeches)

    To ask the President of the Board of Trade what recent discussions he has had with representatives of manufacturing industry about the availability of long-term finance; and if he will make a...

  • Business Links (4 speeches)

    To ask the President of the Board of Trade if he will make a statement on business links in the North West. [16452]

  • Post Office (6 speeches)

    To ask the President of the Board of Trade what measures he intends to take to allow commercial freedom for the Post Office; and if he will make a statement. [16453]

  • Privatised Utilities (Executive Pay) (4 speeches)

    To ask the President of the Board of Trade what measures have been taken to prevent very large pay and share option increases being provided for executives of privatised utilities. [16455]

  • Exports (4 speeches)

    To ask the President of the Board of Trade if he will make a statement about the level of exports over the past year. [16456]