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Commons Hansard for 17 December 1987 (Volume 124)

From the digitised editions of archive material. Last updated 13 May 2018 at 1.20am.

Commons Chamber

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

House Of Commons (item number 1) (id 27bdb752-fe25-43c7-8b87-03742dcbc9c4)
Prayers (item number 2) (id 73ad7fde-5888-4219-923c-b695d3f8e070)
Business Of The House (item number 6) (id 23828c97-4a0b-4614-9c0d-939795a15ebe)
Tullyally Estate, Londonderry (Bombing) (item number 7) (id c730c1f1-cba2-4392-9789-5e089b125178)
Local Government Finance Bill (item number 9) (id 748816fb-8a15-4217-9c37-dedc35034f93)
Local Government Finance Bill Money (item number 10) (id b4ee1d53-8ddd-46f1-9976-b54fa52620db)
Liaison Committee (item number 11) (id e76b5c02-0db8-4dbf-9754-ce2e112bd9f9)
Daisy Hill Opencast Coal Site (item number 14) (id ddf935ea-859e-4d46-bdba-e3dc259feaff)

Written Answers

Content for Written Answers.

Written Answers To Questions (item number 1) (id d3deaa37-6b7b-4698-b59e-212a0daa4358)


"Prosecuting Sexual Assault" (item number 1) (id 6c9dd155-b643-49bc-a4cd-0178272aea82)
Prisons (Damage) (item number 1) (id d8a4ce4f-adaa-48c3-a36e-c0c0bc5aa1d4)
Prisons (Disturbances) (item number 1) (id f4922511-782f-42e9-9c6f-67709722397d)
Scottish Transport Group (item number 1) (id 0b3010ec-3758-427b-a8e1-27c70a20d5c9)
Armed Forces (Casualties) (item number 1) (id 57d5ea92-8cc8-4800-9213-7e24b6aded37)
Nursery Schools (item number 1) (id b33e262d-9e2c-4c24-9fcc-b61915d9f8be)
Nurseries And Playgroups (item number 1) (id 3338223c-3ba6-4256-8cf8-3b5a4edd818d)
Publicity (item number 1) (id ddb8887c-4f54-41f7-95ca-a67c158c1fb4)
Rating Reform (item number 1) (id 1863c497-7cc8-4af9-9bf6-dbb0bcd0743b)
Nhs (Expenditure) (item number 1) (id eec0e869-1a72-4ddf-9aed-d9448c6597a4)
Heroin (item number 1) (id 71861ab0-8d54-4ccf-b491-6c6c6b9a7558)
Scottish Development Agency (item number 1) (id 49326ef6-cc73-4fce-92ed-6df72838bdcc)
Parole (item number 1) (id 1af2bacf-ea32-4c70-ae57-fc406e178909)
General Practitioners (Ancillary Staff) (item number 1) (id f8706939-3fab-4a7e-873c-3e4614e21655)
General Practitioners (item number 1) (id 1a1a7dbd-f066-4b40-ac39-f2ff5e897752)
Cold-Related Deaths (item number 1) (id 7d942f60-3fb7-4848-a4ea-30d8808eb36c)
Housing Statistics (item number 1) (id 31c3b3e6-0eb2-4d19-ab37-b1364cac6bb0)
Rents (item number 1) (id 00739388-60e1-41c1-87bd-0599c75a806a)
Earnings (item number 1) (id 7ab65ed9-97c0-4393-b33d-b39d04c6ee80)
Springhill Farm Sewage Station (item number 1) (id cdd7b9c1-41d1-40d8-9b46-64bb885bc558)
Sea Transport Services (item number 1) (id 2e00a304-0d5b-4682-ba8d-2363dd83d075)
Education Statistics (item number 1) (id b447cda7-5489-437a-9b26-87d1fca890b1)


Mentally Handicapped People (item number 1) (id 8702a6b6-128b-465c-844b-3db7902eb1a4)
Health Authorities (Expenditure) (item number 1) (id 5de81c1d-138f-44f8-903e-0cbe436a97d5)
Welsh Office Staff (item number 1) (id 2afed92c-dbe6-4445-8ba2-a27df8e4c0b1)
Regional Aid (item number 1) (id 37e38e0c-0373-42ba-8f91-1b2ce2ad53ea)
Dyfed (Traffic Volumes) (item number 1) (id b1f3340a-0b96-4b56-aa1c-b0e10eeeb55a)
Health Authorities (Wage Awards) (item number 1) (id e941da1e-81ef-4ed3-b0a2-1f166b8280ea)
Health Authorities (Staff) (item number 1) (id e5f16d65-1569-431b-adc4-c01cb609a7d7)
Dyfed (Approved Projects) (item number 1) (id 529e624a-09f7-402c-8dc2-176788014052)
Gwynedd Health Authority (item number 1) (id a606efa1-1268-4b40-97f5-00424960a295)
Steelworkers (item number 1) (id 847cd16f-9e98-4744-baec-ce695b96e196)
Public Bodies (Appointments) (item number 1) (id 42f07592-9d2f-4b38-b123-abd35c8a82f6)
National Museum Of Wales (item number 1) (id 3d99afeb-c18d-44b5-a178-a1aceec6a36d)
Cancer (item number 1) (id 287c1b6a-c83e-4db2-ae65-3232fe4547b7)
Land Disposal (item number 1) (id 43d1a009-0938-4c2c-9b9f-32c7aab552c1)
Nursery Schools (item number 1) (id 5d5b96b3-0e42-40a3-bba8-337fa308c2f3)
Publicity (item number 1) (id 6b6d0975-5e2f-46eb-a00e-a7becdc258c2)
Hospital Eye Service (item number 1) (id fcb03471-3afc-459b-babe-589783dcbb5b)
Eye Disease (item number 1) (id fc1cb76c-e533-4ed5-b43a-da4589928c83)
University Grants Committee (item number 1) (id c4378d91-a20f-4fdb-86a6-a428b2cbc973)
St David's Forum (item number 1) (id 075335f9-99e5-418a-ab35-d7e8dd5bac09)
Privately Owned Housing (item number 1) (id 4cf980c9-31de-4a5d-8b49-149f89d92a55)
Clwyd Health Authority (Headquarters Extension) (item number 1) (id 5bc325bd-7965-4c81-9f62-0292343a7065)
Cancer Patients, Clwyd (item number 1) (id 231758ad-fd54-4d78-adbf-6f6b501c5a10)
Children With Special Needs (item number 1) (id ed290bb2-c17d-4282-899b-6e03ff7e292d)
Speech Therapy (item number 1) (id af259349-1c24-4e2f-a230-d7e4bf71d0ce)
Lluesty Hospital, Holywell (item number 1) (id b26a065b-c2cd-457b-8c17-d9048c2c90ae)
Physiotherapy (Clwyd) (item number 1) (id 3fabb4f8-0ae5-4e06-a7e6-cdeb1aef530a)
Deeside Community Hospital (item number 1) (id bbe3ce66-a64c-49bc-80a2-22f303c416c5)
Welsh Language (item number 1) (id a118f68b-e992-4c52-a57e-c47f8fc1d48a)
Children's Play (item number 1) (id 137c795d-57a1-414f-8f07-09913d11f566)
Radioactive Waste (item number 1) (id 1ea5880b-2328-44c3-9ffb-0807b1d51867)
Press And Public Relations (item number 1) (id 1940dbdf-0fd0-411f-8681-906d174f6314)

Social Services

Nhs Charges (item number 1) (id 2c76809c-9ea5-48f9-a200-b66320d75707)
Moss Side Special Hospital (item number 1) (id f3ca4a0d-ea27-4d41-9358-03282ba67397)
Operations (Cost) (item number 1) (id ba3a3132-6389-4809-8d03-cbf8d2f09c29)
Nurses (item number 1) (id 3f9aab32-f1c3-41bd-8bac-68976869ea7c)
Laboratory Scientific Officers (item number 1) (id acaa5869-674a-45a1-8641-94358d682f5d)
Housing Benefit Supplement (item number 1) (id 7a283a47-49d8-40d3-9fbf-731072ed056d)
Aids (item number 1) (id 8ec61a8e-3e40-40fd-8b12-df684301820f)
Consultancy Advice (item number 1) (id 41a0db1d-2026-42b2-ba83-9517387efbd2)
Agency Nurses (item number 1) (id ebb47f53-b2a9-4f79-b9b3-bf22d54da026)
Operating Theatres (item number 1) (id f5ca17ad-2dbd-4b55-bfc5-09520592c88e)
Nhs (Stolen Property) (item number 1) (id c3ce9882-b171-4d31-8c76-f26c1da610fd)
Nhs (Security) (item number 1) (id 6195b7c5-3042-42c4-923e-aa91bb04544a)
Waiting Lists (item number 1) (id 25b48259-ce27-4f10-97e1-27fceb44c0bc)
Hospital Closures (item number 1) (id bc5d95ad-8231-48e0-ae0e-30b041b9a4a7)
Hospital Beds (item number 1) (id 52c1b570-6ee6-4913-9a12-03f06e5d89e0)
Smoking (item number 1) (id 4eef537e-8b94-4993-92dd-be10e9a96ac6)
Solihull Hospital (item number 1) (id 086afaea-f79f-4b0c-8eae-489e36ae91dd)
Residential Care (item number 1) (id 9044ff5e-7dd8-4f82-b683-737542986bf4)
District Nurses (Easington) (item number 1) (id 89c7c27a-0d4b-4f47-be1d-c214f500810b)
Chiropodists (Easington) (item number 1) (id ef70c61d-449c-4d40-856f-aada8f243843)
Care In The Community (Easington) (item number 1) (id 1d70e572-8f4a-4bad-ba83-77f5306375f8)
Mentally Handicapped Children (item number 1) (id 0dad8f53-e0d9-46dd-a49d-6f2e59139caa)
National Insurance Credits (item number 1) (id 67cfb78b-78f0-40c8-8bd2-cec505c64502)
Social Security Reform (item number 1) (id 6a2e7417-fdc4-491e-b6b5-87a274d3db15)
Nhs Employees (item number 1) (id 72398114-30d8-4853-826a-ce66eb621145)
Single Payments (item number 1) (id 5f00a1fb-3584-4d1f-a45b-401e81925aae)
Defibrillators (item number 1) (id 98177737-30f1-4b08-bf93-e48944da5529)
Acute Services (item number 1) (id f8ca74c5-d84a-4198-bdbb-bacbc7763e8b)
Blackpool District (Funding) (item number 1) (id 0fe22b54-491f-4750-918a-5a401efeab66)
Statistical Reports (item number 1) (id 4373aea0-a567-4809-a895-3864d6e997c0)
National Performance Indicators (item number 1) (id 40ba9ab0-5e90-46ad-9bdb-2d7e27cf4b09)
Mrs C James (item number 1) (id 18d88f4f-651a-475d-81de-0b1b5acbffc9)
Military Hospitals (item number 1) (id e86fca0d-1479-4a26-be2c-f17933d32b6b)
Birmingham Hospitals (item number 1) (id 6889a852-481b-409a-8a5e-c156582b4e49)
Publicity (item number 1) (id 0e9c114e-a7bf-41a6-97d6-87cd864b8dd6)
Swiss Cheese (item number 1) (id b3be39e9-7e92-4f06-8c67-b05a246762fd)
Nhs (Expenditure) (item number 1) (id a891020a-c2c4-482b-9bad-30b12ec311a7)
Severe Weather Payments (item number 1) (id a8bfdac0-1566-4bfa-87c3-aa7570da62e2)
Bradford Royal Infirmary (item number 1) (id 1d5e548f-a7e0-4be1-9e4e-4e5dcecf24da)
Maternity Pay (item number 1) (id 07ab867b-08f4-450f-98cb-7f85ff1f3641)
Cancer Research (item number 1) (id 683e63f4-4eaa-409d-b79b-a2dc81cdb2fb)
Chester District Health Authority (item number 1) (id f68265b0-ba95-4a79-a628-2535f57e2f80)
Mentally Handicapped People (item number 1) (id 998325d3-9792-4683-9b30-792af1768d1b)
Hospitals (Bed Occupancy) (item number 1) (id 158bbca5-e58d-413b-a8b1-2995da0b64ef)
Health Districts (Patient Treatment) (item number 1) (id 6b43cd56-d684-4e37-b305-c6d4e7768a04)
Housing Benefit (item number 1) (id 5f588600-711c-4ecf-b8da-5593f5c6c7af)
Health Districts (Operations) (item number 1) (id 618698ca-c3a0-4e3c-8f8b-a6e9cb55f874)
Gloucester Health Authority (item number 1) (id 9b112dbe-4e07-4750-bac6-58961d1144ee)
Greenwich Health District (Casualty Service) (item number 1) (id 47ba8a7a-f8f0-42b7-ac6c-d2bad41ce77a)
Incontinence Pads (item number 1) (id a828c5f0-630b-4026-8bf2-43c5ef0cd89d)
Prescriptions (item number 1) (id a0dfdb13-17a2-48e9-8151-bc0f6e8ab8e0)
Heart Campaign (item number 1) (id db980081-b444-45f3-ad10-568666f1bf39)
Care In The Community (item number 1) (id 90a5802f-3b7d-439e-8991-1d93329a4e8c)
Chief Adjudication Officer (item number 1) (id 3cd78d45-f73f-4605-a8e7-6d5badd4ba1c)

Agriculture, Fisheries And Food

Pollution (item number 1) (id 052e1b4c-1a4c-40db-8a27-420d085d523d)
Olive Oil (item number 1) (id a64f9cd9-68d2-4250-b637-1fd04aa6cc24)
Pigmeat (item number 1) (id 2e211f7b-8002-4f9d-9405-ca5a7dfd5f89)
Confectionery Industry (item number 1) (id bb73dd2b-fce2-458a-8783-315f46a5f481)
Pesticides (item number 1) (id 6b0016db-62ec-47dc-9a38-e881e6b0610c)
Storm Damage (item number 1) (id 19449ca3-21dd-4a22-8e83-03ac25668bfa)
Sheepmeat (item number 1) (id 1eeb4c0e-cebb-4b34-929a-bee674cee9ea)
Hill Land Compensatory Allowances (item number 1) (id 656aeb78-44b6-40fc-8c4a-e023b4d1b524)
Food (Radioactivity) (item number 1) (id 7c837419-5d50-4947-bcf7-4acbea89cf84)
Environmentally Sensitive Areas (item number 1) (id e17026d3-70bf-41ef-82af-70f27b9074c7)
Rural Employment (item number 1) (id f531ce8e-f614-41ff-ada4-19b99a371ce0)
Food Prices (item number 1) (id 5b6f1033-e114-4e69-a109-5a8cba5c79d4)
Research And Development (item number 1) (id 1fe92c42-27a8-43ea-9979-11035e83000b)
Farm Woodland Scheme (item number 1) (id 75508e7f-8ec6-461c-8807-41cf5339cca6)
Farmers (Diversification) (item number 1) (id bb5fe8c5-f372-450e-acb1-75d5b26ce6b3)
Fisheries Protection (item number 1) (id 09e673ff-f33a-495d-9d70-95c5bc5ce09d)
Food Aid (item number 1) (id 421e3fbd-f38d-49e5-b9e2-439e9b3612d6)
Cereals (item number 1) (id 2324bdcd-3fae-4942-9551-595d21af7904)
Fish Farms (item number 1) (id 68db7c4a-36f9-4c24-9381-9061c5a7f9f3)
Skimmed Milk Powder (item number 1) (id bbec5354-e25a-46e7-92a0-d7ae578aebf3)
Tied Accommodation (item number 1) (id bf592a77-610d-4ffd-92e8-f07e6ab90d4c)
Agricultural Production (item number 1) (id 228b0e45-813e-4d86-bcd8-d5c159d30865)
Intervention Stocks (item number 1) (id 8b2b3f7f-768c-4f28-a221-fd96837b6944)
Milk Output (item number 1) (id bb34d9de-8167-44b3-a48b-4b8aa0a96e22)
Creameries (Milk Supplies) (item number 1) (id 977f7eea-b899-4850-b756-5bc29f357366)
Wheat (item number 1) (id 13cbad4e-28c8-4562-90e6-092539a9a724)
Budgetary Stabilisers (item number 1) (id 0dc9b17b-a23b-4190-9bb4-ec4339c63785)
Wheat, Barley And Oats (item number 1) (id 6d44bb5e-4d99-48c4-99fa-2321c61ad633)
Dairy Industry (item number 1) (id 956397a8-d1bd-4bad-9b25-d54302d6dbc8)
Food (Colouring Matter) (item number 1) (id bb43d49f-6076-4985-8a7f-463eea017c71)
Nfu (Derbyshire) (item number 1) (id 0f80c41c-9108-46eb-b193-09930f125e94)
Farm Workers (Wages) (item number 1) (id 0cc1796a-6f89-4db1-85f2-22adb7992b87)
Share Fishermen (item number 1) (id 80f5ad3a-925e-4f18-b18e-d0c23633a675)
Light Dues (item number 1) (id 3839e2b6-f4ce-4b0a-948b-59eb48b4d1de)
Food Industry (Internal Market) (item number 1) (id 77f7ff79-ab90-49d2-80a3-4ce70802ce45)
Food Labelling (item number 1) (id fdc8caec-9666-4179-8600-2de35d1bddbf)
Council Of Ministers (item number 1) (id 0f33833d-5da7-48f2-b04b-e36fe7d728cb)
Fish (item number 1) (id 764c46b2-2986-4a04-b4a2-ef63977ac157)
Single European Market (item number 1) (id 8b0717a7-8d40-4d15-bd9d-588088777dd3)
Alure (item number 1) (id b6ae5b43-f7c4-4aea-a40d-4b9be55cbfcc)
Caterers (item number 1) (id dd0f6f71-5b0a-4cde-b180-3ce4631d0076)
Straw Burning (item number 1) (id b159ff2f-c0f6-48cf-ab80-6f628927b5ce)
Waste Straw (item number 1) (id 077f901c-5ed9-430d-a6a5-ca305aa5be83)
Publicity (item number 1) (id 7e28ad29-1b16-4c57-9e9a-bbce190892f2)
Sheep (item number 1) (id b2140644-bf08-420e-9ff3-ad5426b7ea28)
Milk (item number 1) (id 5d605887-4114-4863-ac46-a809a615b95d)
Dolphins And Pilot Whales (item number 1) (id 915dfba8-b1f5-4364-b623-718819491c93)
Green Pound (item number 1) (id b5fe1d3a-aa05-4415-b9ba-bad7ef9d4852)
Beef (item number 1) (id eb77a9d4-1735-4534-b1de-3e03765e54f0)
Bovine Somatotropin (item number 1) (id f6ed77ed-2a68-4c5d-86f1-19879110dff8)
Lamb Exports (item number 1) (id 98d06ea7-5722-4437-8bed-28a08ef77507)
Equines (Tethering) (item number 1) (id 700a90eb-5434-48a7-91e8-e60476fb2267)


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