Mr Gilbert Longden: asked the Secretary of State for the Environment whether he will make a statement on the response to his proposals announced on 27th April for releasing more land for housebuilding.
Mr Gilbert Longden: I thank my right hon. and learned Friend for that answer. Will he reassure me and many others who care for what remains of the countryside around our great cities that this injunction to local authorities does not mean that they will have to encroach on the green belt?
Mr Gilbert Longden: Has my right hon. Friend any reason to think that the Sunday Press, apart from its natural desire to spread alarm and despondency, had any good evidence for prophesying that phase 3 would be tougher than phase 2?
Mr Gilbert Longden: If my right hon. Friend goes to Italy will he remind the Prime Minister of Italy of the joint declaration of April 1969, made by the then Prime Minister of Britain and the then President of Italy, in which it was stated that only a united Europe can make its due contribution to peace, prosperity and international co-operation … Britain and Italy believe that the common interests of our...
Mr Gilbert Longden: In his speech my right hon. Friend also reminded his audience that it had been the Government's determination to improve the living standards of those now retired Can be expand on that?
Mr Gilbert Longden: Before leaving Oral Questions, I wonder whether my right hon. Friend would say something for the record about the method which decides the order in which Members' Questions appear on the Order Paper.
Mr Gilbert Longden: Not to rationing—to the former.
Mr Gilbert Longden: To the ballot.
Mr Gilbert Longden: I am sorry to interrupt my right hon. Friend again. I was expressing curiosity, not dissatisfaction.
Mr Gilbert Longden: Will my right hon. Friend confirm that the information that he gave on Tuesday to the Leader of the Opposition was correct?
Mr Gilbert Longden: asked the Prime Minister if he will make a statement on his official meeting with the Prime Minister of Canada.
Mr Gilbert Longden: Did my right hon. Friend happen to read an article in The Times last week, by the right hon. Member for Coventry, East (Mr. Cross-man), in which he alleged that there had been great neglect, on the part of all Governments since the war, of our Canadian interests and friends, and that no British Minister has visited Canada except as a stopping-off place for Washington? If that is so, can my...
Mr Gilbert Longden: If some hon. Members opposite are anxious about the effects which our joining the Common Market may have on New Zealand, is not that an additional reason why they should attend the European Assembly?
Mr Gilbert Longden: asked the Prime Minister if he will seek an early official meeting with the President of the United States of America.
Mr Gilbert Longden: If my right hon. Friend does meet the President will he do his utmost to ensure that the NATO alliance speaks with one voice at the European Security Conference, so that the major Soviet objective, which is to disrupt the alliance, shall not be achieved?
Mr Gilbert Longden: asked the Prime Minister if he will place a copy of his public speech on the economy at Guildhall on 13th November in the Library.
Mr Gilbert Longden: When my right hon. Friend next visits the City will he spell out in words of not more than two syllables for the benefit of hon. Gentlemen opposite the tremendous benefits which the City of London confers on our economy?
Mr Gilbert Longden: asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what plans she has for the expansion of nursery education; and if she will make a statement.
Mr Gilbert Longden: Is my right hon. Friend aware that it is to be hoped that he will not be influenced by people who foolishly describe as "doomwatchers" those who predict a population explosion if nothing is done soon?
Mr Gilbert Longden: What have Her Majesty's Government done at the United Nations about those people in Uganda, such as the Chief Justice and the Vice-Chancellor of the University, who have simply disappeared?