Mr Jimmy Dunnachie: To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what proposals he has for increasing the level of funding to local authorities to met the European Economic Community requirements in relation to drinking water.
Mr Jimmy Dunnachie: In view of the promises made to the English water authorities that the standards of water in England will be raised to a standard acceptable to the EEC and that that will be funded by the Government, will the Minister give the same guarantees to Scotland, and if not, why not?
Mr Jimmy Dunnachie: To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many responses were received in the consultation on the draft Education (Northern Ireland) Reform Order 1989.
Mr Jimmy Dunnachie: Does the Minister know that the engineering plant at Shank and Barchead has been threatened with closure and that that closure poses a threat to the defence of the British nation because it is the only engineering plant in Britain that produces a specialist valve for the Royal Navy? Will the Minister use his good offices to ensure that the closure does not take place, thus safeguarding the nation?
Mr Jimmy Dunnachie: With the permission of the hon. Member in charge of the Bill, now Sir.
Mr Jimmy Dunnachie: The hon. Gentleman is in the wrong debate.
Mr Jimmy Dunnachie: rose in his place and claimed to move, That the Question be now put.
Mr Jimmy Dunnachie: What's wrong with miners?
Mr Jimmy Dunnachie: To ask the Prime Minister if she will list her official engagements for Tuesday 8 May.
Mr Jimmy Dunnachie: During a busy day, will the Prime Minister spare a thought for the people of Kashmir who are being murdered, raped and illegally imprisoned by the Indian army? As the titular Head of the Commonwealth, would you bring all pressure to bear upon India—[Laughter.]
Mr Jimmy Dunnachie: As the Prime Minister of Great Britain, will the right hon. Lady force India to withdraw her army from Kashmir and allow the Kashmiri people the freedom for which they have fought for so long?
Mr Jimmy Dunnachie: To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry when he will next meet his counterparts in the European Commission to discuss United Kingdom trade with the European Community.
Mr Jimmy Dunnachie: Is the Minister aware that imports to the United Kingdom from the EEC totalled some £2·7 billion in the 1970s and that in 1989, the figure had risen to £63·5 billion? In the light of that, will he outline his plans to improve the figure?
Mr Jimmy Dunnachie: The hon. Gentleman was right the first time.
Mr Jimmy Dunnachie: To ask the Prime Minister if she will list her official engagements for Tuesday 26 June.
Mr Jimmy Dunnachie: In a recent interview in a women's magazine the Prime Minister advised mothers with young children to take up part-time employment. When do the Government intend to create wealth and jobs in Scotland, in particular in my constituency?
Mr Jimmy Dunnachie: To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Science if he has any plans to issue guidelines to local education authorities regarding overseas advertising for teaching staff; and if he will make a statement.
Mr Jimmy Dunnachie: Will the Minister assure the House that no one who applies from overseas for a teaching post in Britain will get it unless he or she has been vetted according to the national standards?
Mr Jimmy Dunnachie: To ask the Prime Minister if she will list her official engagements for Thursday 12 July.
Mr Jimmy Dunnachie: Following last week's conviction for murder in Kilmarnock of a 15-year-old who was addicted to machine gambling, will the Government now impose the severest panalties on those who flout the law by exposing people under 18 to the dangers of machine gambling?