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Commons Hansard for 29 October 1979 (Volume 972)

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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 e2a3b1e2-73af-4242-83b0-6a216bd213ef)
Prayers (item number 2) (id 77c86035-4003-4d2c-afad-4afe9202ffc2)

Oral Answers To Questions

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Information Services (item number 1) (id 334e8cc3-72f4-4484-a638-8301292a5fca)
Press (Meetings) (item number 1) (id 1765b80d-fe87-4c07-8ecb-d02a954dab1c)
Questions To Ministers (item number 4) (id f4c1f786-ef20-4f5b-b44f-5ed7c12ff37a)
Education (No 2) Bill (item number 5) (id 3e98e165-ebb4-423d-a359-bb85b756a676)
Parliamentary Printers (item number 6) (id 8ec1b731-fe10-4ade-ae98-8830b80eaa9a)
Education (No 2) Bill (item number 7) (id d87daa24-411a-4a38-9b0b-648a79c92ef4)
Procedure Debate, 31 October (item number 8) (id 11a982bb-1907-4806-90c0-8ffbe80e7162)
European Community (Energy And Fuel Supplies Debate) (item number 9) (id 2a82b846-2a61-47a8-a45a-1fb92f7fde90)
Members' Rights And Privileges (item number 10) (id c0a48646-292a-4934-9c12-7c757a7f068d)
Scottish Legislation (item number 11) (id 311283c6-970f-401a-908a-cdecd7d6d322)
Members' Mail (item number 12) (id c7ae8879-e451-42bd-86ae-3e572ba66b77)
Education (No 2) Bill (item number 13) (id 16bdd364-167f-4447-a5fc-434c740849f5)
Statutory Instruments, &C (item number 14) (id 821ce433-4800-48d3-8bff-116abb9c4692)
Royal Commission On Gambling (item number 15) (id dffc21b3-c2b4-4148-b0f1-c4bdc8c74f42)
European Community (Energy And Fuel Supplies) (item number 16) (id ee8e989f-d5c1-42ac-90a6-1256b6359f3e)
Hydrographic Services (item number 17) (id 9a54161b-bd43-4041-8f2f-4d443fd1c71a)

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Written Answers To Questions (item number 1) (id 6dddd1fc-5087-4b70-b190-6fc75f42bfcd)
Interrogations (Code Of Conduct) (item number 3) (id 8257d1fb-c545-4bb5-b5d0-e181740b04ca)
Young Offenders (Imprisonment) (item number 4) (id 5526e228-089b-4e13-9cc7-82a548eebe38)
Custodial And Non-Custodial Facilities (item number 5) (id 2e82ee36-5d52-4449-82fd-99a5672d19ef)
South African Rugby Team (item number 6) (id f0ac6307-a143-49b9-ad08-6d01ada0921d)
Prison Service (item number 7) (id 4d226ce5-7395-497c-be26-91d957d299bc)
Latin America (Refugees) (item number 8) (id ab42d7ba-7751-4ddb-8877-27f4c73b06e8)
Chief Constables (Disciplinary Arrangements) (item number 9) (id 50f7bfde-f121-4b40-83e1-505f69d6c0fc)
Handicapped Children (item number 12) (id e817eadc-0f11-4efc-988f-1148a0b1c737)
Travel-To-School Costs (item number 13) (id 8458cb4e-0320-4bcd-9c40-d4a35d106813)
Maintained Schools (item number 14) (id 1f640722-742d-488a-88b1-4a06420b3d32)
School Crossing Wardens (item number 15) (id 44356b5d-1832-482a-ab42-86de0dd24b75)
Higher Education (Grants) (item number 16) (id 4c9e1078-b8af-435d-a52b-f9da69da663a)
Further Education (item number 18) (id e22a216c-0154-4204-be2f-fffeece01597)
District Authorities (Dwellings) (item number 19) (id bdf7dd87-68f5-4a8b-9c14-8fee00e9a6ec)
Council Housing Stock (item number 20) (id 0be44ebe-3eef-4d26-bc52-b55e7361da52)
Seiont Bridge, Caernarfon (item number 21) (id de03729f-9920-42af-8f05-4381215afd15)
Nuclear Waste (Disposal) (item number 22) (id 1a83e752-d82b-4c0b-8c60-74df13c0da87)
Public Sector Employees (item number 23) (id 8f10f58c-6fd2-48d4-b462-8abf93e43d63)
Petrol Stations (Closures) (item number 24) (id 6efae037-8c6f-4dd3-9f10-036aaf0db6b9)
North Sea Oil (item number 26) (id 02d479f0-aad8-407f-9fab-77ff4edda5de)
Pressurised Water Reactor (item number 27) (id ddafd7c5-a8a8-43b7-a85d-86007f0372ac)
Solar Energy (item number 28) (id 1918058a-f66e-4b83-b07e-adb5a21b4ce9)
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European Community (Council Of Energy Ministers) (item number 34) (id c120576c-62e3-44e3-a43d-4e91698dadbb)
British National Oil Corporation (item number 35) (id defc9b4e-e6f7-43da-bfb9-4d6c4549133a)
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Urenco (item number 37) (id a68a018b-e4e4-49ce-bf45-236a508092b8)
Coking Coal (item number 38) (id 60628cd4-d07f-4e2b-93bd-14e8b96f5f4f)
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United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (Expenditure) (item number 40) (id ef943676-74bf-4561-9f32-99740d75764e)
Fuel Charges (item number 41) (id 1a4e7ba8-7888-4c69-9326-0c85f039ff67)
Nuclear Waste (Reprocessing) (item number 42) (id 015d7eee-1d90-45f8-a579-bc973a6334cb)
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Oil Supplies (item number 44) (id 6dd84ed3-089e-42cc-a7c3-49f53491aa31)
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Electricity Generation (item number 46) (id 94395385-585c-4272-bb2c-58d5eaaeb969)
International Computers Ltd (item number 47) (id e6554065-a4b2-477c-8d67-e0ef89053405)
Lead (item number 48) (id e0107a05-5fe6-429e-b9b0-0cd879a6e25e)
British Leyland (Model Promotion) (item number 50) (id 0135c076-79a0-4c58-8afc-1f1114b04a76)
Textile Industry (West Yorkshire) (item number 51) (id 615e8f51-906a-45a2-b935-127b1c743ce9)
Public Bodies (Dividend Capital) (item number 52) (id cb706a84-fbd9-4375-ae4a-3ead86bdd744)
British Shipbuilders (item number 53) (id 9aed215f-db85-4378-8a91-e3e3633b332b)
Regional Development Grant (item number 54) (id 70bb3783-48be-471e-b3b3-22989c366877)
French Apples (Dumping) (item number 56) (id 61324b35-8a6c-4bf9-b5ef-32386689abfc)
Sheepmeat (item number 57) (id 365e0836-f62a-4282-a7cb-118cd2a5143c)
Lead In Food Regulations (item number 58) (id 57ce4508-5acc-4153-81a3-2e4c98164ace)
Land Acquisitions (Essex) (item number 59) (id 642099f9-7210-4ba7-8c60-b63edd006ef4)
Marginal Land Fanning (item number 60) (id 05ccb0cb-4d62-47f3-b9cc-f1fd3ac458ca)
Vivisection (item number 61) (id dd77466c-839c-4804-bb69-a6ab9ab9e2aa)
Turkey (Yarn Imports) (item number 63) (id f77de0e6-4bab-4a2d-824b-50fa13a2ed80)
Registry Of Business Names (item number 64) (id 8f08471f-346d-4851-a82e-551b617d13e5)
Ussr (item number 65) (id 04bb37d0-f3f9-4b99-9b75-31eacd214d60)
Marine Surveyors (item number 66) (id 2fd8e56b-9f4a-4c1f-bea6-a191dc841151)
Bath Manufacturers (item number 67) (id 0015e4cf-666e-448b-92af-924f488ac52f)
Working Mothers (item number 69) (id 6cf314ff-c135-4446-a8eb-9dc282d21132)
Health And Safety At Work Etc Act (item number 70) (id 3bfafdcf-10cf-45ba-b311-01114e48f406)
Homeworkers (item number 71) (id 073f6c03-4750-41bc-b9e8-fae809ae04ed)
Times Newspapers Limited (Dispute) (item number 72) (id 3e5d4140-0f6b-46bc-9b30-9c6bb2c3de07)
Wages Councils (Awards) (item number 73) (id ac3a0ca1-a881-4994-94f4-65fac70cc52e)
Low-Paid Persons (item number 74) (id 598a9c2d-b344-48b3-96b5-2a9c34b88009)
Wages Inspectorate (Form W150) (item number 75) (id 5a346c2d-f5e2-4474-b45e-c2412889af83)
Job Experience Scheme (item number 76) (id 989d95df-5d65-43c4-8177-2080ab9ad2d0)
Redundancies (item number 77) (id a9ab8c4e-0389-4d1e-a2d0-c4514d0328e0)
Blind Persons (item number 78) (id f783b0fe-cb08-468d-9b1b-e5ed1e3421cd)
Jobcentres (item number 79) (id 3cb668aa-0943-4f29-a466-0c52ef2766f8)
Pneumoconiosis (Compensation) (item number 80) (id 1aae8025-9f8c-4b32-9406-db09d92e92e4)
Retail Price Index (item number 81) (id a706c098-6799-46ab-96b0-012519639b57)
Friday Sittings (item number 83) (id 88591b5f-c9f1-4326-abe9-25a26b49a261)
Consular Services (item number 85) (id 5a5ebde0-8f12-4e9d-8670-5a899ec18f22)
Kampuchea (item number 86) (id fd46ee05-7902-4d84-9a06-b64818413782)
Science Policy (item number 88) (id f22114b8-13e9-4e0e-b5b8-bf2dc4aabdc5)
Local Government Elections (item number 90) (id bd0d1bde-e129-465a-9909-d97d5db0fe62)
Housing Associations (item number 91) (id 5d56e336-a1a2-4e30-85bd-88ad92db6f0e)
Local Authorities (Statutory Obligations) (item number 92) (id 289c3fea-ff6a-40a1-93e7-4bf717dbddfb)
Electricity Disconnections (item number 93) (id 08ccaefe-6964-4ceb-8473-7b86c2416429)
Urban Aid Programme (item number 94) (id 2d3b2033-b410-4f2a-a891-87e4b938095d)
Births And Deaths (item number 95) (id 1c4bd765-9e12-40c5-976d-ed196ef8a048)
Housing Associations (Dundee) (item number 96) (id 0dd63a57-ca67-462f-aff4-d05b718bb2bb)
Departmental Directives (item number 98) (id 059e9e3c-518a-44a5-be72-b7cff84977e5)
New And Small Firms (Research) (item number 99) (id b699385d-6563-436a-8386-ac1fe07a4f7e)
Departmental Research (item number 100) (id 68da73e4-61df-46ce-9617-b24f317037e1)
Rate Support Grant (Cash Limits) (item number 101) (id 484fc911-a3e8-44c5-b232-87dc97d156ff)
Modernisation And Restructuring (Research) (item number 102) (id 80fcab4b-a090-445c-b6f4-fa1eede3f475)
Hartlepool (item number 103) (id 9a365720-2270-4ecb-a231-2e619cf6b227)
Nuclear Waste (item number 104) (id 4150c6a5-4ce7-4575-b849-5c235511ca68)
Palace Of Westminster (Central Heating) (item number 105) (id b98486b6-dc59-41a3-88b9-3d96ec93b0c5)
Heathrow Airport (item number 106) (id 6454376d-4c4c-4dfe-97f6-179d09d4fc1e)
Fluoridation (item number 107) (id 779c7547-4241-457a-bb83-9fa0643eee58)
Council Houses (Sale) (item number 108) (id e8302d15-747d-4764-bf8d-467a87196c82)
Houses Of Parliament (item number 109) (id b329d7c4-4898-4175-8348-39c36226d055)
Greater London (Housing) (item number 110) (id 43d986c1-0c9e-4dc8-88b2-2d65103d6714)
Environmental Pollution (item number 111) (id dead01ad-2328-4ec4-a606-13530559ceae)
Road Traffic Regulations (Public Transport) (item number 113) (id 6f6158f0-f2a7-4138-b340-da0dd5e9441b)
Trunk Road Inquiries (item number 114) (id 158bcdec-e2d6-4f73-b8f2-b8ab29c2b76e)
Economic Development Committee For Transport (Establishment) (item number 115) (id 11645e01-4cd3-4b73-aa4f-8b706f922c58)
Departmental Administration (item number 116) (id 8178bc1e-de6b-45d5-8efc-90b6bf887014)
Public Expenditure (Roads) (item number 117) (id d0e44168-d71a-41d7-ab62-f1f042b6a546)
Ridgeway Path (item number 118) (id 8f84fe65-bb78-4937-a6b6-be01735c5bf6)
M23 (item number 119) (id 224ab8b5-baff-4622-b4dc-c69ab8fe67cb)
Agricultural Implements (Road Use) (item number 120) (id aa884259-4127-4d76-836e-f2ad1a6c7bf9)
Royal Ordnance Factories (item number 122) (id ee0a83a3-feef-433b-955b-e8ba10bb82c6)
Tornado Aircraft (item number 123) (id 6dec1e0b-52b4-4923-8da0-2c59a1a839a8)
Campaign Medals (item number 124) (id 10ab40fe-90d1-421e-a910-6170142b25e3)
War Widows' Pensions (item number 125) (id 2df35680-f965-4660-a2fe-2b25ed500d02)
Royal Navy (House Purchases) (item number 126) (id c83a6a7f-9bfb-4680-9a7e-dd597ea7576d)
Gibraltar (item number 127) (id cfa67a22-032b-4823-ad25-9cc97614f7f9)
Taxes And Prices Index (item number 129) (id 91bdd853-dda6-4c44-a20c-9a7af3ac5975)
Extradition (item number 131) (id deedc598-13ba-40eb-b528-77dd65d8f469)
European Community (Value Added Tax) (item number 132) (id 8cffada6-8026-412a-a855-129edf280304)
Sterling Area Guarantee (item number 133) (id 3900a059-526e-4beb-99d9-09a3d5493eec)
Exchange Control (item number 134) (id 332b8206-7e96-462b-9f5a-76372ff75c49)
Premium Bonds (item number 135) (id b03ce86a-1437-43e7-96a3-c341506622b3)
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Government Expenditure (International Comparisons) (item number 137) (id 55a5a754-4296-4195-94ef-efbcfdf1607f)
Tax Evasion (item number 138) (id 407e9e18-4dc7-41cc-be6a-9da39f244db6)
Public Sector Borrowing Requirement (item number 139) (id cdfe34ab-132b-43c5-b9aa-897a1756b5d4)
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Departmental Expenditure (item number 141) (id 9e9c75fc-06d0-4916-b46e-9677c226802e)
European Community (Budget) (item number 142) (id 1d944e47-5f01-4262-a7a7-0b239548fafc)
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National Savings (item number 144) (id baa7809b-6045-4def-895b-ba55e8fb6485)
Gold (item number 145) (id 4d7c0674-1da0-40ec-b872-904fabb30886)
Telephone Bills (Value Added Tax) (item number 146) (id 2a06154b-51b2-4ad5-9282-0228f39c1267)
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National Health Service (Administration) (item number 149) (id 8c64d8bf-3040-49c5-8ff8-94ad1bc9429b)
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Child Benefit (item number 151) (id 60e6a4b5-ce9e-4bfd-8161-bbb87db100cd)
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Family Income Supplement (item number 153) (id 531b132c-8d2b-47b7-a71f-f39fb6bca875)
Family Income (item number 154) (id 27adad44-6f57-41ec-aca3-9f81891535b9)
Departmental Telephone Number (Newcastle) (item number 155) (id a5c7d27b-e7b0-42f2-9e6c-21522127860d)
Dental Services (Worthing) (item number 156) (id 1ee86455-11b0-4426-ad0b-5dc2979591ef)
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Blind Persons (Benefits) (item number 158) (id 816c5bc3-bce5-480e-b0e9-f714e817a3ab)
Supplementary Benefit (Heating Costs) (item number 159) (id 540b5995-4506-4876-ab14-e93d0c2a1d03)
Northern Regional Health Authority (item number 160) (id e0f26795-70e1-4e1b-9d0e-008270c3d753)
Telford District General Hospital (Site) (item number 161) (id 093edf50-66a9-4a6f-b9ad-d254a5f83fd0)
Warren Farm Road Health Clinic (Birmingham) (item number 162) (id 9405a5e7-fe10-4dab-a74a-c6805f6469e9)
Compulsory Medication (item number 163) (id 3a8c7464-4eb1-4a9f-8068-48d1661e45ea)
Fluoridation (item number 164) (id 3b619c99-09c1-4b36-be63-4ef24421ac6a)
Emergency Dental Treatment (item number 165) (id 0ecac5da-d5a0-4b66-bac6-611f1341b5f8)
Reception And Resettlement Centres (item number 166) (id a2c97bc9-d3ab-4b9e-a97f-6f6a7bdb55af)
Health Education (Dental Care) (item number 167) (id 283708fe-8911-4d96-b671-ed137a0fa21d)
Homeless Persons (item number 168) (id 01ae924a-420f-4ab8-bbff-dd0e5fd52a7c)
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Surgical Waiting Lists (item number 170) (id 0f29998c-0281-4eae-b915-634cb8cec572)
Hospitals (Patients) (item number 171) (id 6ca88341-2731-4ace-964d-8b323aa939fd)
Ambulance Service (item number 172) (id 4e066fae-3109-4daf-8cc8-a123051e620f)
Official Visit (Nottinghamshire) (item number 173) (id a8f0e689-3a44-4013-9779-3bc8be454460)
Surgical Operations (Central Nottinghamshire) (item number 174) (id 12fae352-d98f-4936-a739-a75a2c97346b)
Geriatric Beds (Mansfield) (item number 175) (id c5cacde7-a4bc-41e6-be21-99fa7746335e)
Rochdale Area Health Authority (item number 176) (id 5d0fa3e2-97a8-4a30-9e26-64bc274e5099)
Medical Examination (Member's Complaint) (item number 177) (id 7e5ba749-9900-4ba7-9826-2db575251739)
Retirement Pensions (Method Of Payment) (item number 178) (id 53ed6cf6-030c-45d8-87cd-e76b218e31c6)
Supplementary Benefit (item number 179) (id 36644824-29f9-46bb-a2cd-d179d4a588c1)
Special Fuel Discount Schemes (item number 180) (id 3e4860fe-4bfb-41b7-bdcd-ee3b7c27f598)
Winter Fuel Costs (School Leavers) (item number 181) (id ee340207-bf6c-445c-820d-188fde061715)


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