Results 1001–1020 of 1043 for speaker:Lord Goodlad

Oral Answers to Questions — Employment: Unemployment (31 Jan 1978)

Mr Alastair Goodlad: Will the Secretary of State accept that most of the measures to which he referred have a short-term effect and that, important though they may be, they do nothing towards solving the long-term problem of productivity? In view of the survey of 82 manufacturing industries that the right hon. Gentleman mentioned in his speech yesterday, which showed that the 10 industries with the fastest...

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade: USSR (Freight Rates) (12 Dec 1977)

Mr Alastair Goodlad: asked the Secretary of State for Trade when he next plans to discuss the subject of freight rates with the Soviet authorities.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade: USSR (Freight Rates) (12 Dec 1977)

Mr Alastair Goodlad: Is the Minister aware that great concern is felt by the shipping community here that he should make further representations to the Soviet authorities at the earliest possible opportunity? Will he tell the House when discussions with his EEC counterparts on an appropriate Western response to the Soviet behaviour will be established, and what he hopes that response will be?

Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) (8 Dec 1977)

Mr Alastair Goodlad: As a representative of an English constituency who visited Northern Ireland only a few months ago, I share the feelings expressed by the hon. Member for Sheffield, Hillsborough (Mr. Flannery) in that I do not wish to tread on ground that is so much more familiar to others. However, I want briefly to echo the tributes that have been paid to the achievements of the Secretary of State and his...

Oral Answers to Questions — Oral Answers to Questions: Overseas Representation (CPRS Report) (7 Dec 1977)

Mr Alastair Goodlad: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent representations he has received on the report of the Central Policy Review Staff on overseas representation.

Oral Answers to Questions — Oral Answers to Questions: Overseas Representation (CPRS Report) (7 Dec 1977)

Mr Alastair Goodlad: Is the Secretary of State aware of the concern that is felt because some of the much-criticised recommendations in that report are already being put into effect? Can he say which of those recommendations are being put into effect? Is it the Government's intention to interfere with the overseas service of the BBC?

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Lorry Drivers (Working Hours) (11 May 1977)

Mr Alastair Goodlad: asked the Secretary of State for Transport what discussions he has had with the EEC Transport Ministers on the question of drivers' hours and distances.

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport: Lorry Drivers (Working Hours) (11 May 1977)

Mr Alastair Goodlad: At the next meeting of EEC Transport Ministers, will the right hon. Gentleman impress upon his fellow Ministers the fact that implementation by this country of Community Regulations 534 and 642 is liable to cause substantial disruption to freight transportation and a substantial increase in rail fares? Will he urge that there should be considerable changes made to these orders and urge upon...

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Children and Young Persons Act (5 May 1977)

Mr Alastair Goodlad: asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what progress he has made in carrying out the proposals detailed in the White Paper on the Children and Young Persons Act published in May 1976.

Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department: Children and Young Persons Act (5 May 1977)

Mr Alastair Goodlad: Is the Minister aware of the widespread concern among magistrates throughout the country that at the moment they have no power to ensure that a juvenile offender who should be placed in a secure environment for his own safety and for that of the community, may not, in fact, be sent home? Will he follow the recommendations of the Expenditure Committee and take steps to introduce a secure care...

Oral Answers to Questions — Tarporley (21 Apr 1977)

Mr Alastair Goodlad: asked the Prime Minister if he will pay an official visit to Tarporley.

Oral Answers to Questions — Tarporley (21 Apr 1977)

Mr Alastair Goodlad: Is the Prime Minister aware that Tarporley, where he would be most welcome, is in a rural area, where people are very dependent on motor transport? Will he tell the House whether the Government have any proposals for an alternative to the proposed increased tax on petrol in the Budget and, if so, what it might be?

Oral Answers to Questions — Education and Science: Education Act 1944 (Ministerial Powers) (18 Jan 1977)

Mr Alastair Goodlad: In view of the remarks made by the Under-Secretary of State in the debate on the Consolidated Fund Bill on 20th December about the possibility of bringing forward legislation to alter the powers of the Secretary of State with particular reference to Section 68 of the 1944 Act, has the Secretary of State any plans to bring forward legislation to alter her powers either under the 1944 Act or...

Bills Presented: Secondary Education (Cheshire) (10 Jan 1977)

Mr Alastair Goodlad: I am grateful to you, Mr. Deputy Speaker, for giving me the opportunity of raising once again the difficulties experienced by my constituents Master Richard Wilkinson and Miss Rebecca McMillan in obtaining access to the schools of their choice, and to the Under-Secretary of State for once more attending to reply to the debate at a very late hour. I am extremely grateful for the very close...

Orders of the Day — Secondary Education (Cheshire) (20 Dec 1976)

Mr Alastair Goodlad: I am very grateful to the Under-Secretary of State for Education and Science for being here at the end of a long and arduous debate. I particularly welcome her presence as she represents the city in which I was born and brought up and to which I was a frequent visitor until very recently. I am sure that I shall receive a sympathetic hearing for that reason, if for no other. I seek to bring...

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Southern Africa (20 Oct 1976)

Mr Alastair Goodlad: asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement about the situation in Southern Africa.

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Southern Africa (20 Oct 1976)

Mr Alastair Goodlad: Will the right hon. Gentleman accept once again the strong hope on this side of the House that the forthcoming Geneva Conference will be a success? Can he tell us what has been said to him by the African Presidents about their ability or otherwise to control guerrilla activity within their frontiers before, during and after the conference, and what will be the Government's reaction if they...

Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs: Southern Africa (20 Oct 1976)

Mr Alastair Goodlad: indicated assent.

Oral Answers to Questions — Employment: Unemployed Persons (19 Oct 1976)

Mr Alastair Goodlad: asked the Secretary of State for Employment what new proposals he has for reducing unemployment.

Oral Answers to Questions — Employment: Unemployed Persons (19 Oct 1976)

Mr Alastair Goodlad: Is the Minister aware that his reply will come as a disappointment in the North-West, where the rate of unemployment is much higher than elsewhere, and particularly to the employees of International Computers Limited, at Winsford, where a number of my constituents are employed and in which the Government have a substantial stake, but where 640 out of 1,400 employees are due to be made...


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