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Commons Hansard for 22 November 1977 (Volume 939)

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Commons Chamber

Record of debates that happened in the House of Commons main chamber.

House Of Commons (item number 1) (id e498a2ed-a327-4b1f-8035-3bc014854f6b)
Prayers (item number 2) (id 45f56627-5208-4937-b566-f591062c5916)
Mr Speaker's Conference On Electoral Law (item number 5) (id c691d12a-d068-4e3f-aff5-3b4954b4e8d8)
Statutory Instruments &C (item number 6) (id 71224abc-a43c-4662-a434-e139478abddd)
Scotland Bill (Business Committee) (item number 7) (id ecb613af-3af7-41a0-ad00-960325fbbfec)

Written Answers

Content for Written Answers.

Written Answers To Questions (item number 1) (id 0ad337d5-7f41-424e-ab9e-88bd060fa1ee)
European Communities (President Of Commission) (item number 2) (id 64c7b287-d0ed-4e84-9d23-d34c9aa74dee)
Central Lancashire New Town (item number 3) (id 3d23c6e7-8538-488d-8f81-e7de4c27d48d)
Nationalised Industries (item number 4) (id 5b3f490a-6b80-4e82-8328-e460fa76c854)
Prime Minister (Engagements) (item number 5) (id fb126d34-b88c-4cfa-8b18-a825b81fb551)
Secretary Of State For Industry (item number 6) (id c4fb4bb3-f567-4847-878f-cb691edb00c1)
Tuc And Cbi (item number 7) (id 1b2cbb2c-3255-4b04-81df-7f3f932dc0e8)
Welwyn Garden City (item number 8) (id 6c44011b-c441-4439-99bc-c404945ba2e6)
Shetland Islands (item number 9) (id 1fb56e1d-1fad-42c2-92e6-96c660bb3bce)
Stechford (item number 10) (id f01c2551-a9c5-42dc-853e-33ec307bb79b)
Nato Heads Of Government (item number 11) (id 051c27a0-3ea1-4647-8096-0efedc1b85bf)
Pretoria (item number 12) (id 6e6f121e-f471-4499-ba6a-21db9784540f)
Archbishop Of Canterbury (item number 13) (id 2cdd0ce4-273e-46dd-a7b1-bf1ca7868b3c)
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First Lord Of The Treasury (item number 15) (id 3e4b7744-ce3e-4c7a-8c3f-332ebcd854bf)
Questions To The Prime Minister (item number 16) (id e5c4680a-9bfa-499b-9b03-9518abbd6e8c)
Prime Minister (Broadcasts) (item number 17) (id 14e34cd4-ef8b-4c03-8703-4e5517ea2a15)
Tate Gallery Trustees (item number 18) (id 45e9a27f-4c34-4898-b108-820af3ff771b)
Merseyside (item number 19) (id 2809a414-21ad-4a0e-947e-13e9967cd06a)
China (Foreign Trade Minister) (item number 20) (id e258540c-bfc9-44e7-a699-484a0ef91f0d)
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Tuc (item number 22) (id 56770d58-90e7-4c3c-acb5-049816d3f9a1)
Devolution (item number 23) (id 732bffe9-84a4-4aa5-bb72-f238c63e4271)
Local Government (item number 24) (id 7a283e7a-7322-4189-a08f-33fa2506200d)
Listed Buildings (item number 26) (id 40c9b263-38d2-4d7b-ae2c-63efb506acfd)
Areas Of Natural Beauty (item number 27) (id 79d77cef-67ac-48fc-9842-d9e55929edb7)
Building Grants (item number 28) (id fbe48e0b-59e8-46ce-9254-dc337f0b4c56)
Planning (item number 29) (id ad6ef310-d642-4f8a-9bed-e796d7d031a9)
Housing (Modernisation) (item number 30) (id 986674ca-deef-430f-b276-1009383c36e2)
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Fish Processing (item number 32) (id ebbf9f26-cd47-400c-b7da-07fa8420c644)
Western Sahara (item number 35) (id a4113ebe-bd2f-4058-95e1-9b17b0283a47)
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Morocco (item number 38) (id 1413e4e9-f7dd-43e6-b76d-03e5059c61c2)
Hong Kong (item number 39) (id 5ec55ba6-ad71-44bc-9d9e-20d41a09612f)
Mr Richard White (item number 40) (id 2b77f2ed-feeb-4a59-a809-daf86174e477)
European Security And Co-Operation (item number 41) (id cb3fd53d-2277-4a87-9fdf-a071a1f61378)
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Acklington Prison (item number 50) (id b028c759-f8cd-427e-a1b7-14fd64e7e5e1)
Incitement To Disaffection Act (item number 51) (id 973ff96c-fdf5-4d5e-8b52-97b239b441ff)
Firemen (item number 52) (id c9e8ead4-5cf2-4726-a4fa-4949f8dd2697)
Television Licences (item number 53) (id 0ae1c031-e0cc-4b62-aa4d-149de907b318)
Prisoners (item number 54) (id 61275db4-0ea8-4a44-9ee8-791bd65356db)
Metropolitan Police (item number 55) (id 5ed4e7ba-cbdb-4edd-ae36-ea604313066b)
Police (Merseyside) (item number 56) (id 92aa0475-6255-4a52-b800-f266ee07663b)
Pay Settlements (item number 57) (id f914f172-281d-431e-b20d-630a047cee8c)
Butter Sales (item number 59) (id 0af9b075-699e-4d5a-920c-f34100fdf07c)
European Community Agricultural Council (item number 60) (id b5305f78-cf7a-47de-a3ac-15315d49a91e)
Conservation Committee (item number 62) (id 567a6bbd-be7a-4805-a93a-0fc4a2c61b86)
Merseyside (item number 63) (id 5f71d378-90ef-4d6e-8762-050545867f43)
Council For Education In World Citizenship (item number 65) (id e7f77c44-eea5-42c4-9290-39353fa22b96)
Courier Communications Service (item number 67) (id 17ab62b6-abd4-4e48-83c8-534e287c6358)
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Meteorology (item number 69) (id bd51ee04-29e5-40d4-a92a-a292f54a9db4)
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Pay (item number 71) (id dfa6b327-cecd-4bab-afb5-6873221a97c9)
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Shipbuilding (item number 74) (id a2a83db3-4846-4dcc-88ba-78e85b078522)
Post Office Workers (item number 75) (id 74c2e301-4413-4fb5-8b17-5662c5862667)
National Enterprise Board (item number 76) (id e4e99510-29c3-4bbf-a88a-774e8ae9770b)
Rents (Furnished Houses) (item number 78) (id c6dbb57c-a68a-4521-8a37-a6d20ffcb3c0)
Housing Expenditure (item number 79) (id 1c81b782-ab5a-47c6-ad6e-daf881c7a0ca)
Conservation Areas (item number 80) (id b0c6ccd4-c0a1-4539-940b-dc1d51d44ba9)
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Planning (Staffs) (item number 83) (id 601881fd-4541-4fbf-a430-b6d9c70f4998)
Prince Of Wales (Birthday) (item number 84) (id 19b53057-ec58-4d2c-8afe-88842f7b4216)
Waste Disposal (item number 85) (id ec9f89e1-bc17-4c60-8cc7-12af89948956)
Ministerial Residences (item number 86) (id 630dbec7-200b-435a-bc62-53b849a4650d)
Rate Support Grant (item number 87) (id ed5e6426-8226-4741-9c7f-d9903f21ff72)
Windscale (item number 88) (id 50f7de62-47cb-4d23-b294-9dfbfabdecc1)
Housing Associations (item number 89) (id 51535a02-a17b-4dc5-8a09-23f7f2ad488c)
Rate Support Grant (item number 90) (id 99dc0c8e-ef9e-4245-80a1-c60d7c6a89bf)
Liverpool Street Station (item number 91) (id 5b051956-8242-49cf-865f-dca858694033)
Bolton (item number 92) (id 8b846db5-0ba8-4212-97aa-fce09b42bc50)
East Anglia (item number 94) (id d4f96f53-1589-4015-bc47-1bb262b01ec4)
Motorways (Service Areas) (item number 95) (id a2a7c456-fcaf-4c85-bc57-97b77e2bdf2b)
M6 (West Midlands) (item number 96) (id f98b9c63-40e9-4467-a8b9-bf49033ffe52)
Road Construction (item number 97) (id fcb02003-9420-471e-bb6a-686ddea81cff)
Gipsies (item number 99) (id 11d9d025-d461-48ed-916c-7dfee298bdef)
Road Accidents (item number 100) (id c876668e-d2a1-48aa-8057-39ebd44111d2)
Social Priority Allowance Scheme (item number 101) (id 64d886c9-7b46-4799-b056-0b32c0c526c9)
Bexley (item number 102) (id ee73964c-ef07-4eac-9aab-47c0c7306039)
School Meals (item number 103) (id 0dcd903c-b3c9-48f0-8461-bee21a422b33)
School Transport (item number 104) (id 3c7fd172-701b-4973-ad50-ab2aa6718e22)
Dyslexia (item number 105) (id 2e813dda-f220-45e3-9ea9-35dd200bcf21)
Open University (item number 106) (id 651b3f97-c1ce-48d8-8dc3-0ac2f496041f)
Ministerial Appointments (item number 107) (id 9394171a-f81d-4e6a-9206-2725b181ee96)
University Teachers (Pay) (item number 108) (id 0f685226-e921-410b-8568-ea33d9c7758f)
School Building (item number 109) (id 6490229b-c70b-4a11-844e-6202323fd91d)
Social Workers (item number 111) (id b2c7e9b0-890b-491e-b22a-b60ca0335449)
Departmental Staff (item number 112) (id 06b9af6a-0038-46d6-8c63-23eefa6a8905)
Retirement Age (item number 113) (id 07ce4e88-7790-44f2-95d1-98279d56d00e)
St Albans And Hemel Hempstead Hospitals (item number 114) (id 270fc74b-1713-4b51-b044-fc79b992ecd6)
Self-Employed Persons (item number 115) (id c440f63e-f916-4795-8b96-c38b6f98b08a)
Christmas Bonus (item number 116) (id 14847a07-712f-486d-b5d6-22f4a4722b6d)
Spinal Injuries Unit, Stoke Mandeville (item number 117) (id ad265073-c253-4449-b665-c2a4cfda6e25)
Hospitals (Single Room Allocation) (item number 118) (id 54059b95-e542-4961-92c4-ba60bf853d4e)
Trent Regional Health Authority (item number 119) (id 303f451f-037a-4013-963b-b28bceeb7493)
Anaesthetists (item number 120) (id dea0da6a-8db3-41c2-bd51-afaafdc1931b)
Eastern Regional Health Authority (item number 121) (id ce464a27-3fb5-45b7-94df-6e52059b6d62)
Doctors (item number 122) (id d231fd4f-cde1-4f03-b061-2916d78c5170)
Child Benefit (item number 123) (id afb1f9aa-1757-4a09-8eb5-373b191d4ee3)
Down's Syndrome (Child Sufferers) (item number 124) (id 80d2c987-e7a5-4219-af7e-f8ddc35b1970)
Area Health Authorities (Use Of Allocations) (item number 125) (id 97318e95-ea0f-48f8-884e-5f9e351f1a1c)
Dental Profession (Dispute) (item number 126) (id 8c7a1768-1d12-4f7a-982d-b881f3a3f3b6)
Immigration Statistics (item number 127) (id 4c7a0a57-b825-4ade-9527-08648d6dafcd)
Non-Contributory Invalidity Pension (item number 128) (id c79ef812-753e-4c6f-bc67-407b88b0db44)
Mental Hospitals (item number 129) (id 44fb66ed-9704-4be8-9eb4-3cffa2cebe58)
Forest Hospital, Buckhurst Hill (item number 130) (id 8b609daf-a356-4ff7-9133-b6367831fbef)
District Nurses (item number 131) (id 46e2cff9-030e-4705-99eb-4ded50b131de)
Departmental Correspondence (item number 132) (id 0b37f990-028c-4d8e-83f6-c1a51c4ebd41)
Special Hospital Patients (item number 133) (id 42c705e3-7334-465b-9e1a-8563a9095acd)
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Dental Treatment (item number 135) (id 972b4858-f09d-4d98-b16f-f40e52d4fd36)
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Asthma Sufferers (European Reciprocal Treatment) (item number 137) (id c7daa7c6-3660-4dbc-8636-ed82144656af)
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Wheelchairs (item number 141) (id 3e61aa4e-375e-4305-ac4e-27b3b0775676)
Invalid Care Allowance (item number 142) (id 23094c7d-9068-4b9e-9423-d0cc141e9849)
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Vaccine-Damaged Children (item number 145) (id 75962a7d-93db-4a99-80bf-220135a48909)
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Royal Eye Infirmary, Plymouth (item number 149) (id 69f882bf-86a1-4f42-96c4-1835ca9d5680)
Hospitals (London) (item number 150) (id 501faaef-898f-4617-bef9-dd9d803e2459)
Psychiatric Hospitals (Electro-Convulsive Treatment) (item number 151) (id 6de3ee08-7f02-4b0c-bdbd-eb4dc47f58ba)
Supplementary Benefit Claimants (Home Visits) (item number 152) (id eac70463-8485-4b79-8fc5-29046b556f2e)
Pension Fund Boards (item number 153) (id 891b2ddf-2e2c-4556-bf05-28875e123939)
Retirement Pensioners (item number 154) (id 9daddd73-7af3-46c4-bd75-c27b3dd6ee0e)
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Disabled Persons (Vehicles) (item number 156) (id 38c901db-9e65-4b05-881e-c16d7b50467d)
Pay Beds (item number 157) (id 558f9f44-5598-4c3b-a922-3ecf811e88a5)
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East Somerset Ambulance Service (Dispute) (item number 161) (id 0fc1fd98-426e-4e5b-8932-18a4f3f30f4e)
Upney Hospital, Barking (item number 162) (id b76c2da8-b8d9-4114-a8e0-690cc1d0c8a4)
National Health Service (European Reciprocity) (item number 163) (id 1295cf2f-43db-4ca1-91d9-364574f0d71f)
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Pensions (item number 165) (id cf95b420-fa18-4af4-bf5b-23cb4e527686)
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Hospital Medical Staff (item number 167) (id c31ef842-4c83-40bc-9c66-84a98f9892e5)
Supplementary Benefits Commission (item number 168) (id 38293737-0431-467a-8f91-902e53cd5300)
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Disabled Persons (item number 187) (id 91553dec-6e2c-42e7-8e96-20c83b895f2f)
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Unemployed Persons (item number 207) (id 0e4fa673-7768-40ec-a7f6-5cbd8e954cdc)
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Disabled Persons (item number 211) (id 9eba17ee-7372-4593-8d83-642c518323c9)
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Manpower Services Commission (item number 213) (id d706bd0a-07f0-4322-8d83-a8a1dcdd250b)
Ministerial Appointments (item number 214) (id f5473188-be09-4be5-a63d-e23bc13c855a)
Northern Region (item number 215) (id 4fb81f93-f23f-40e3-be24-2ecfb9f0efb6)
Gateshead (item number 216) (id 38bb5eec-54dd-4c25-b269-c52444b0daa8)
Redundancy Payments (item number 217) (id 6c81ae8f-f6df-4a25-9211-12481d45f0d4)
Blaydon (item number 218) (id b990fb88-eec0-4fa7-9757-e144598e99d6)
City And Guilds Certified Persons (item number 219) (id c8df1fcd-fe32-429e-959c-a2b601f131b6)
Redundancies (item number 220) (id ecc55147-bd29-4105-93e8-3c9a926a33b5)
International Labour Organisation (item number 221) (id 63bb494d-3ee5-4263-86d9-063530555070)
Hotels And Restaurants (item number 222) (id a3c34614-5170-4dd4-b8c2-e107d39b4fff)
Industrial Tribunals (Appeals) (item number 223) (id 0ff4f8b5-7840-4b1c-a094-66015e9fb17b)

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