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Commons Hansard for 31 July 1978 (Volume 955)

From the digitised editions of archive material. Last updated 12 May 2018 at 11.53am.

Commons Chamber

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

House Of Commons (item number 1) (id 7ea6fc22-b8e9-43ec-aefc-7a7a7bcc7958)
Prayers (item number 2) (id 994c0d9e-35f0-46f2-90f3-c078d9c7ea19)
Death Of A Member (item number 3) (id c2069d5f-532e-4b4f-972b-53dfe3e78039)
Royal Assent (item number 8) (id 9b4e98cb-4b14-4f7d-8705-aabea439327c)
Road Transport (European Community Rules) (item number 10) (id 8908e17e-648b-46d2-ba23-4bbafae063d8)
Rating And Valuation (item number 11) (id 11720e33-685a-4652-b11b-3f525b6ddfac)
Stonehenge (Festivals) (item number 13) (id c5698f2a-78b1-43f3-aca2-b04b66dce8fc)

Written Answers

Content for Written Answers.

Written Answers To Questions (item number 1) (id 8ad452f2-83ba-4a7f-b666-1ddc38e8a335)

Home Department

Remands In Custody (item number 1) (id 92590365-dd17-4634-9815-88a8df24c258)
Brixton Prison (item number 1) (id 48f0e95b-35dd-4bbd-927e-e3491fcea4ac)
Shoplifting (item number 1) (id b5f44ae7-b87b-4923-af07-e1186d7fb74a)
Open Prisons (item number 1) (id 7a26627f-0729-4346-80ee-94036e229c0f)
Freedom Of Information Legislation (item number 1) (id 225549dc-b943-4af7-85e9-d55ea6ea247a)
Probation Hostel Facilities (Northumberland) (item number 1) (id 1776460a-58fe-4479-9e26-a548a1eda4af)
Distress Of Rent Act 1737 (item number 1) (id aababddb-feb5-4a6a-9923-31a3c298a9a4)
Prisoners (item number 1) (id d1cb3e03-c6cc-47dd-ad0e-76db2eb3c108)
Stores (Thefts) (item number 1) (id 1e726cb2-6e88-4738-8982-4f79bc9e409b)
Charity Commission (Applications In Welsh Language) (item number 1) (id 9fc16810-9fb0-4bee-ba74-c620486099a0)
West Yorkshire Constabulary (item number 1) (id ef42151f-44d8-40b9-8cb5-6315a266f7a1)
Fire Precautions (Hotels) (item number 1) (id 7cb94789-f9fd-446f-957a-3195f89f0875)
Television Licences (item number 1) (id 5257ee9c-4867-4494-b2c0-a33b554d009c)
Immigrants (Detention) (item number 1) (id 707740b5-54b0-4af9-9ad2-ff35f19a7ebd)
Mr B V Rezun (Visa) (item number 1) (id 0f38a95d-d20d-4300-87fe-0b4dee1a9694)
Police Employees (Pay) (item number 1) (id 28ce20cc-b2c1-4191-86f5-8b316c01e4bd)
Palace Of Westminster (item number 1) (id 89b6f335-ddbc-4268-a55b-6627a9c11e38)
Post Office Premises (London) (item number 1) (id 4a59a233-6610-416f-963a-ec23efc0de12)
European Court Of Justice Referrals (item number 1) (id 8d77d230-121f-4ac8-bfeb-a17a4f7b2fe4)
Legal Aid And Law Centres (item number 1) (id cafea718-a709-4524-9a96-733dbea6d97c)

National Finance

British Petroleum (Government Shares) (item number 1) (id 932cba75-0426-4341-b1d7-6ff2119a3bb5)
Tax Allowance (Married Men) (item number 1) (id f5d044ae-9a5b-4528-bdf9-23f2e752e68d)
Personal Incomes (item number 1) (id 4a8b4436-f82f-4fd4-9b25-ef7741a649fd)
Tax Revenue (item number 1) (id a6b41dbf-0330-46f3-819a-42161af72b00)
Tax Assessments (Married Women) (item number 1) (id d77bfa6e-7ef6-4aa1-8e93-6c97b616c604)
Paye (Insolvent Businesses) (item number 1) (id dc9bb1e8-4937-48a6-b395-e50b2cacfbeb)
Investment Income Surcharge (item number 1) (id a88752a5-4308-479f-b68b-b86d8a9648fe)
Income Tax (item number 1) (id 81204fe2-60ad-40dd-85c4-fa9bc4042918)
Value Added Tax (item number 1) (id 9e44da10-6a56-4a5b-becc-dce233911f14)
Tax Thresholds (item number 1) (id 5760a69a-172c-48b6-b304-1ea2de4ae05b)
Value Added Tax Tribunals (Costs) (item number 1) (id 5db860c3-1022-48ca-8c6d-a4fe1c418b46)
Schedule D Tax (item number 1) (id 48cde93c-ee04-4cf0-ad05-016b8dd2eff0)
Foreign Currency Borrowing (item number 1) (id 0038e3f9-009c-4392-b000-450456b353ca)
Vehicle Excise Duty (item number 1) (id 19aa8a6d-1722-4b14-a0fe-428e03f600f4)
Social Wage (item number 1) (id 49082ac4-bdf6-4619-bfb9-575f65fc62e2)
Mortgage Interest Relief (item number 1) (id 2b82a018-4c9b-4960-99e4-6d3eccabcd0e)
Pay Settlements (Government Action) (item number 1) (id 822f859c-18e1-4be6-b72b-2220be5dbd12)
Northern Ireland (Government Services) (item number 1) (id 682d601b-99b0-40dc-8f53-d380d27fd26e)
Overseas Investment Funds (Transfer Applications) (item number 1) (id 6e69df19-7be7-461d-a787-5a54521f67a2)
Paye Tax Tables (item number 1) (id 222943bf-1abf-4b03-925c-78e9d8f70927)
Alcohol Consumption (item number 1) (id f4723b45-4c3c-43a9-bdf4-b5614866941b)
Policy Optimisation (item number 1) (id ba535250-5cfb-49d5-9e70-95686f910d2b)
Double Taxation (item number 1) (id 3c41da5b-58f4-4e92-91d5-f4085954eb30)
Nationalised Industries (item number 1) (id 841f185b-e2c0-4b43-b38a-dda9b94b8ef5)
Balance Of Payments (item number 1) (id e641c8d8-8f03-4e9c-998e-aa8598232515)
European Community (Funds) (item number 1) (id 54a63caf-895a-4378-abf5-69e7b18a7a5c)
Budget Council (item number 1) (id 9ac7cd42-7702-41f8-85f0-28e769e29a9f)


Working Week (item number 1) (id d88fae47-965c-43cb-829d-b64c172a6b3a)
Industrial Tribunals (item number 1) (id 124977f4-4f59-446b-9261-b42ab1253117)
Employed Persons (item number 1) (id 45fbe267-c1ce-42a7-82a4-49178c379357)
Macclesfield (item number 1) (id aa26cecd-2fff-4187-935b-66f855394dbc)
Unemployed Persons (item number 1) (id f0ede87d-b7f3-48d3-a24d-08d59d78a887)
Small Firms (item number 1) (id 028353e9-2ea8-4ff9-88e9-5aa6e7358815)
Minimum Earnings (item number 1) (id 6425d417-a73c-4ab3-895e-116fa03b6ee3)
Weekly Earnings (item number 1) (id 2e128b16-937b-47ef-85a5-8dfb5ec95438)
Incomes Policy (item number 1) (id 440a8c12-e507-469c-b91a-41ab126a975c)
Argentinian Footballers (Work Permits) (item number 1) (id c29828bf-7ed9-41aa-8a88-d834bf61ee09)
Unemployment (Oecd Countries) (item number 1) (id f933609f-09ff-4746-888b-36116264b046)
Wages (European Community Countries) (item number 1) (id 9d4a3e19-ca46-4d99-8a29-ebff614d864e)
Job Creation Programmes (item number 1) (id e13bb62c-6dc3-4252-b4ac-680bb98854bd)
Canvey Island (Hazardous Industrial Activities) (item number 1) (id b9801704-75c9-4e53-82d8-7e3aeabfbbe2)
Fishermen (Deaths And Injuries) (item number 1) (id 2f366a17-7d19-4a6a-8eea-20af86002283)
Males (item number 1) (id c69adf65-8ab3-4b44-b9fb-f97687c14073)
Youth Opportunities And Special Temporary Employment Programmes (item number 1) (id 2f8dd5dd-0480-4b14-898c-f4ee1e77115f)
Labour Relations Agency (Running Cost) (item number 1) (id 3319831a-6708-4a53-8137-9a41a97773db)

Social Services

Organisation "Network" (item number 1) (id 1abda04a-0ec6-4d40-8d7e-78198cef6888)
Benefits (item number 1) (id 5b595135-4d19-4128-9824-c8939aaa16e4)
Committee On Dental And Surgical Matters (item number 1) (id 7760fd3a-92f7-4252-9b7b-acbe06247b28)
Romsby Hill Hospital (item number 1) (id cfa69dff-167e-411e-a7ca-77993cc71cba)
Death Grant (item number 1) (id 439536e7-4cda-44ef-892e-8d374e7a0903)
Benefits (Giro Payments) (item number 1) (id 50fcb341-35a5-47ab-9567-052e8c41d607)
National Insurance Contributions (Married Women) (item number 1) (id 63cf9d6e-742a-47c4-8720-d43023f7ccb3)
Prescription Charges (Prepayment) (item number 1) (id 8b492fea-577d-4d89-a564-1a3c03af6b2a)
Welfare Payments (Giro Cheques) (item number 1) (id 2edb5d84-26f6-4c73-b53e-9fc9fd132a1e)
Non-Contributory Invalidity Pension (item number 1) (id 4ba59d09-f387-41eb-a14f-0368d3c1bb5c)
School Dental Services (Macclesfield) (item number 1) (id 5e82c94f-47fb-4fcd-bc94-cfd27a579d9e)
Eye Tests (Macclesfield) (item number 1) (id b298f043-45e3-4ee3-bcc0-b7256b774eed)
Prescriptions (Macclesfield) (item number 1) (id fef088b1-c451-4433-ad3f-53c74b0c7b44)
Royal College Of Nursing (Telex Message) (item number 1) (id e52b3e2e-bd97-4e8c-9798-02f5afe29757)
Mental Hospitals (Beds) (item number 1) (id 0bfb21a1-be8f-48a2-9751-8e27cba329c9)
Northern Region (Staff Reductions) (item number 1) (id 618442f6-99de-4804-81d4-dd0d49c21dde)
Infant Mortality (Macclesfield) (item number 1) (id 87542972-f8cf-44eb-a809-cb85097ebde6)
Optical And Dental Services (Macclesfield) (item number 1) (id 848c2418-f468-44f5-ae68-8418714269fc)
Family Income Supplement (item number 1) (id 0eaec3bf-e36a-4e17-bbb9-36aea07788e5)
Benefits (Industrial Disputes) (item number 1) (id e9b88726-5b20-4c09-ba63-e37381cf4028)
Adoption (item number 1) (id ba0d94a1-fd9c-44ee-9c7c-fa59f1908611)
National Health Service (Negotiating Machinery) (item number 1) (id b2e45d76-7d82-4a67-b401-d45f8dd27f85)
Abortion (item number 1) (id 907ffc41-a71e-42dc-b533-e604a92e112e)
Retirement Pensioners (Television Licence Fees) (item number 1) (id 4cdb372d-7dc0-4bc8-8897-7dddca36dc7c)
Chronically Sick And Disabled Persons (item number 1) (id 8ce86e89-b3af-4223-be2b-848cc7cbac95)
Pension Scheme (item number 1) (id 1e1a2029-2214-4d1d-803a-6eaab3842906)
Eastbourne District General Hospital (item number 1) (id 99d46e46-3fad-4cb7-bb1d-27fdb3ad614c)
Cigarette Advertising (British Airways Flights) (item number 1) (id 954c680d-502b-4d52-88fd-fcd3fdaf69af)
Hospital Beds (Maltese Nationals) (item number 1) (id 6ee2187a-8905-46ee-8713-b3aad4925fa7)
Motability (item number 1) (id af295567-0cdf-469b-9aa5-d5ff97dcc9c7)
Health Care (item number 1) (id 3b7b2b52-cbe1-42df-8d5a-1624b82ae6ad)
Doctors, Pharmacists And Hospital Beds (item number 1) (id 629c6ec9-892a-4f54-b82c-d65b6cfb8794)
Widows' Pensions (Cohabitation) (item number 1) (id a64feb9c-e854-4f5d-84fe-acc053753c5d)
Homoeopathic Medicine (East Roding) (item number 1) (id c55df920-3935-45cc-970f-0f34de6caa76)
Immigrant Population (New Commonwealth And Pakistan) (item number 1) (id 382b81fd-9a55-4761-a665-eac6b43dd73c)
Hospital Building (item number 1) (id b7b3eae3-2a94-49bd-9033-1c3feacf6cf5)
Reciprocity (European Community) (item number 1) (id 8c224d9f-dc83-4788-ba5e-081fcb4fffc9)
Thalidomide Cases (Commissioner's Report) (item number 1) (id e527f3f5-aa4c-4a1f-84d5-fc4b7e692719)
Liver Cirrhosis (item number 1) (id aed97be8-0e3d-487f-b403-cd721945a89c)
Regional Health Authorities (item number 1) (id ac9c66e2-2971-47b3-8c06-ace236076532)
Heart Operations (item number 1) (id 0e3dc479-7cba-4d0f-9ad2-20e866adddf5)
Family Incomes And Benefits (item number 1) (id ab9fb406-85e3-4162-90f4-e5be174689e2)
Electro-Convulsive Therapy (item number 1) (id c4411a59-b8d4-4fb6-9e64-bc8f51d8fde3)
Junior Hospital Doctors (General Practitioner Deputising Services) (item number 1) (id 2c60fcc5-f316-4cf7-90c4-bd7b06e2314b)


Conservation Areas (item number 1) (id 30ec05a1-892f-448f-b053-c0f12c771ae6)
Housing (item number 1) (id 87ad7183-fb78-41f1-accf-f302d3944ead)
Housing Revenue Accounts (Rent Rebates) (item number 1) (id 5202eb4b-7162-4fb0-960a-bfd6f0cf4016)
Demolished Structures (Adjacent Property Damage) (item number 1) (id 765c1939-6b80-4449-bde9-cd76749c7df9)
Touring Caravans And Tent Camping (item number 1) (id 9d1de87c-f0cd-40c9-9410-933c0c46a882)
Directorate Of Ancient Monuments (item number 1) (id 74e09c47-0ad1-4a7c-8b42-8e47972aa94c)
Ribble Estuary (item number 1) (id 7bb4f594-f9ae-4036-8d70-289a1aa117da)
Water Services Revenue (Lancashire) (item number 1) (id 3299834a-d250-4929-8913-bf2fef838c74)
House Conditions Survey (item number 1) (id 8c6fbd88-68aa-47e8-80c3-18bf0f683b88)
Dogs (item number 1) (id 67d69974-4b1f-4e6b-bf63-592bcf91090d)
Boxing (item number 1) (id 86e763b7-d0d8-467e-a155-a712e2a14f20)
Tower Armouries (item number 1) (id b347ccbb-e051-4d36-afa9-c107d710e52a)
Engineers, Architects And Surveyors (Overseas Earnings) (item number 1) (id 1f7d2964-19f4-4cc4-89dc-fde743a9e456)
Rate Support Grant (Needs Element) (item number 1) (id 14adcc86-a577-461d-8761-8475b4b860d7)
Metropolitan Districts (item number 1) (id 7083f2d2-4106-422f-b074-993666daab04)
Housing (Elderly Persons) (item number 1) (id 32ae431c-8022-4c53-9ac2-8f840a27a7bb)
Domestic Rate Payments (item number 1) (id a66df89a-abf5-4e92-8059-47e28ea9e50c)
Definitive Map Revisions (item number 1) (id 7ae906dd-9fb6-47e2-9af3-41e1158ba9bc)
Severn-Trent Water Authority (item number 1) (id 794b2c06-e3b1-421b-b040-a997ad9224ec)
Fuel Saving Campaign (item number 1) (id 8a3d8a80-cf6d-4c88-943d-50a996dfcf08)
One-Parent Families (item number 1) (id 18c19cba-6e53-4571-8f5a-1bfe715e5cbe)
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Rateable Value (Industrial Hereditaments) (item number 1) (id 1ef23594-691d-47c7-828e-0316bd6cd6eb)
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Mortgages (First-Time Buyers) (item number 1) (id 836efbd3-0abd-4dee-883e-1fff50d23c72)
Housing (Loft Insulation) (item number 1) (id 6d3020fe-5cb0-41c8-8a76-659e4bac205e)
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Mortgages (item number 1) (id 4827c6a6-9589-4486-bd0e-0d37cd85d6cf)
Water Charges (item number 1) (id ade9d35e-75dd-4dbf-8b8c-92689fcb9851)
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Royal Palaces (Staff) (item number 1) (id 67f90c25-2018-4f77-b147-7f1d7a0995a4)
Mortgage Repayments (item number 1) (id c01eb89d-447c-4474-bf92-fe9611afe4f3)
Local Authority And New Town Tenants (item number 1) (id 4f699cef-7199-4aae-9f26-d19d790fcbe1)
Part Iii Accommodation (item number 1) (id bde0a5ed-a222-48a6-9a47-7132327512a0)


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