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Commons Hansard for 20 December 1989 (Volume 164)

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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 6e69990e-1ed9-491b-9afd-95993e91de02)
Prayers (item number 2) (id fc794c7e-4e04-425f-bac1-2bdc885fa496)
Private Business (item number 3) (id 33ca706c-eb40-4e1c-b61c-ba848ee343c4)
St George's Hill, Weybridge, Estate Bill (item number 4) (id 2779e5b3-4aaa-489a-ba7b-bbb062e06821)
British Film Institute Southbank Bill (item number 5) (id 571e8aca-0d47-4209-8055-ba19ecdb3709)
Panama (item number 8) (id 613b0f89-23bc-4408-9f08-e847cc84d0ec)
Hong Kong (item number 9) (id 8f123825-f10a-4b6f-9fb5-0b46cebdf4d5)
Fisheries Council (item number 10) (id 1489891b-fada-41a6-9c3c-24cd53ee8f29)

Points Of Order

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Ballot For Notices Of Motions For Friday 19 January (item number 1) (id 6fd8c352-a012-4c12-bd1b-325a3aa8ffc7)

Bills Presented

Pensions (Miscellaneous Provisions) (item number 1) (id e1a43be9-04f8-4e47-bb39-814f1606d8cf)
Employment (item number 1) (id aa46348f-8fa2-4b6c-bb6b-6b385b3cf7bd)
Environmental Protection (item number 1) (id a5582b49-1622-4caa-a22f-b96f816a51fd)
Consumer Guarantees (item number 1) (id 0801f883-ed6f-450a-a7fe-84d5ba3e204c)
Interest On Debts (item number 1) (id aefd05ad-c919-4260-9cb8-92493044b567)
Computer Misuse (item number 1) (id b86a9aba-fcda-4572-b666-d9e90dcbcf59)
Sexual Offences (item number 1) (id d850e57f-1835-4167-b7ce-623038d2d12f)
Rights Of Way (Agricultural Land) (item number 1) (id 721d41ea-e73e-4f78-9c7a-2f7ff3608fc8)
Planning Permission (Demolition Of Houses) (item number 1) (id 15989761-1bff-49d2-bf49-f4a647ec1d71)
Entertainments (Increased Penalties) (item number 1) (id 1f27d056-3055-41f2-b4bd-a68bcc04c832)
Radiation Exposed Crown Employees (Benefits) (item number 1) (id 237748f8-914f-43b4-8f63-1d340a4f8cde)
Road Traffic (Temporary Restrictions) (item number 1) (id 15359275-fb6d-4e9e-af04-0b1e63abbf1b)
Abolition Of Warrant Sales (Scotland) (item number 1) (id de48061c-efbe-4028-89b6-d15bc3bc1956)
Representation Of The People (item number 1) (id 53f14f58-cd27-4a53-957d-65c5ad7a9673)
Access To Health Records (item number 1) (id 0da7149f-5b5d-49fb-b00a-9406d00f9db1)
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Car Telephones (Safety) (item number 1) (id 8bfd62d0-78a9-4e92-a517-7c9a778924a3)
Licensing (Low Alcohol Drinks) (item number 1) (id f2249ee7-3002-4983-8f92-931e5aed0c8c)
Misuse Of Drugs (item number 1) (id 7739eb81-db21-4c67-8525-c5a190a8cc4d)
Agricultural Holdings (Amendment) (item number 1) (id 622243cd-9e4b-4a49-9109-078c05f9cf5b)
Marriage (Registration Of Buildings) (item number 1) (id 0346ce5f-5c11-4203-812b-50957cfe4d4f)
Northern Ireland Act 1974 (Amendment) (item number 1) (id b401d381-395d-4f2e-92e4-ea47310631b8)
Statutory Instruments, &C (item number 1) (id a75db19c-7605-4ef1-bf75-41a61f9a2d66)
Welsh Affairs (item number 1) (id 5b8aa0ca-d8f0-43e6-bdeb-1f026523f958)
Adjournment (Christmas) (item number 12) (id b11f336a-d8c0-4347-a2d1-450e4aa2b00c)
Rights Of The Child (item number 14) (id f24d7e85-7260-4ad9-b691-2c10915c07f1)
West Midlands (Economy) (item number 15) (id 6f1d5576-121b-4156-b369-418853e691c0)
Fishing Industry (item number 16) (id 6a67b131-58ea-4be6-8cae-1f70cb332209)
Central And Eastern Europe (item number 17) (id b550b9ae-8a64-4a17-8457-24a4a74c1d15)
Ambulance Dispute (item number 18) (id c932bd99-ce39-4370-ac85-60ff28774718)
Welsh Economy (item number 19) (id 337559df-3e90-436c-8bc9-7793e00ad2b1)
School Buses (Safety) (item number 20) (id cdcf1f02-1931-4592-a82d-8c1bdf590cdb)
Rain Forests (Trade) (item number 21) (id ef798f29-34ad-497c-abc7-68bbec4e75ed)
Charities (item number 22) (id cd8b9d7a-c2ee-41ce-9deb-9461b5b8a279)
City Grant (item number 23) (id 09418c1b-88ee-41eb-8617-10c5333ca113)
Elderly People (Nursing Homes) (item number 24) (id f249229f-9e54-4383-93b7-f4d7540f7503)
Welsh Grand Committee (item number 25) (id d234a654-bdd6-44ea-b43d-11ba8a671b22)
South American Leafminer Fly (item number 26) (id cf29d60b-9f9c-4acd-8638-a15f82f3c9c5)

Written Answers

Content for Written Answers.

Written Answers To Questions (item number 1) (id a9d8e015-032b-4971-a50f-ee62b4d91a8a)

National Finance

Home Department

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Mrs Eulalia Potter (item number 1) (id 32ed18e4-2ada-4e16-b5fb-46d8e1e0f793)
Horse Racing (item number 1) (id 36546a3b-2ddf-4454-a9f2-e50e67707bc2)
Sports Grounds (item number 1) (id 9f969598-2e86-48a7-a90e-b8b163cd0843)
Drugs (item number 1) (id 3e160bd8-4bfa-45cd-b942-15f36556039a)
Police Recruitment (item number 1) (id a2d43156-3327-4d2f-9d20-1e7edfe70f94)
Prison Boards Of Visitors (item number 1) (id fa658dfa-111b-4a79-beb5-b7f0c0b9052e)
Fresh Start (item number 1) (id 44c2fff5-b473-48bc-a90b-05d8b24dd317)
Debtors (Imprisonment) (item number 1) (id 78e87919-6179-47ce-920f-0a05a58218f5)
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Germain Alexander (item number 1) (id e9c7d08d-621a-4df6-be3f-e1d5c146006a)
Brixton Prison (item number 1) (id 048bbf4a-a7c2-4c87-b991-d798473c115a)
Morledge Case (item number 1) (id 31e5124a-43ca-4bb8-ba95-5d3adf5442db)
Police Disciplinary Codes (item number 1) (id e1d7ee45-0c6d-450d-b073-eab86ae5386a)
West Indian Communities (item number 1) (id fba0decf-9e54-45c2-ad61-2fa54e01ea3b)
Ambulance Stations (item number 1) (id 719a7f9e-7aef-45a4-ad44-69f5fb87140a)
Chinese Nationals (item number 1) (id 8d0a6cdd-dfb5-4416-89dd-cf7097c7304d)
Race Relations (item number 1) (id 82179932-8070-4f94-a7db-d5ca9cb46ca0)
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Fixed Penalties (item number 1) (id 65c939d9-a8c3-42c7-b01e-c849293b34c1)
Immigration (item number 1) (id 97ba6238-c33f-4e5c-9be5-5c65dc664480)


Royal Scottish Academy (item number 1) (id 97807724-4bae-45dd-9465-ece70d759e6c)
Homelessness (item number 1) (id e949be84-9fde-4fc2-a04f-dccb46241d08)
Hospital Waiting Lists (item number 1) (id 38ee2496-f078-4e27-a1b5-4c05d8c52aa0)
University Students (item number 1) (id cd49d561-6ae9-447f-88fd-ad465ef94b02)
Health Service Expenditure (item number 1) (id 42c20cb9-fabb-4310-b7ba-3ae95296e5bd)
Student Loans (item number 1) (id 7614497d-7a20-47d2-bbcd-3bbfd4fd3881)
Football Grounds (item number 1) (id 17723b15-74b8-48ad-beaa-9bd8b607b222)
Health Service (Patients) (item number 1) (id 60e625f4-aeff-4cd1-ba37-7b2feb4eaa79)
Legal Profession (item number 1) (id e910738c-1530-4a99-a354-e679a53dd912)
Police Morale (item number 1) (id 8a14c0fa-72cc-4e57-9729-44256839aa6a)
Agricultural Education (item number 1) (id 84ad2ceb-480d-4bca-9c54-a6de345d9af4)
Self-Employment (item number 1) (id 7ef4d5c8-7da0-4ee5-b41d-77c42defdc44)
Housing Policy (item number 1) (id cb25e6d7-5035-4203-a59a-6bae58ead02d)
British Steel (item number 1) (id 3e67b548-bb95-4f7a-89f3-2aaf80d2f2b4)
Whisky Industry (item number 1) (id 0f625998-8e15-49e8-857f-c1eaff1b7008)
Local Government Finance (item number 1) (id be566843-054b-42f0-bd16-08d3e3e477c8)
General Practitioners (item number 1) (id ef342908-98e3-40d9-bf1d-99aaa75d16ef)
Nuclear Power (item number 1) (id 9f74970b-bf5d-487b-960c-828f1b7a5b35)
Violence (item number 1) (id 80eb06d4-0cfd-48d0-884b-f1b78bf4afa7)
Housing Stock (Sales) (item number 1) (id 2bcb2dba-6a72-4ad6-97ff-f779e23531e6)
Roads (item number 1) (id 7ee2e8a3-238a-4048-8ab5-b820ca063dcb)
Job Announcements (item number 1) (id ecda32b4-168e-41cc-944f-056899305e5f)
Health Service (Tendering) (item number 1) (id 7f11defd-567a-42dc-b562-2eb78f847d1a)
Cbi Scotland (item number 1) (id 11dde66c-171a-42c3-8fe6-90b272ecb694)
Stuc (item number 1) (id 175b9a0d-b8e8-48b5-aa73-14074d84f664)
Fishing Industry (item number 1) (id b72a0f0f-9b04-4622-af0c-49d2b6d7463a)
Federal Express (item number 1) (id cadc469d-8a82-4ba3-8a0d-a1f56e4ea737)
Scottish National Farmers Union (item number 1) (id 7609d9db-429e-453d-a776-275cd8b5e9a7)
Law Centres (item number 1) (id 81c77a37-915f-47b9-b5a3-3d0dbb024a25)
Universities (item number 1) (id c3498099-51cf-451d-926a-b3fa6e403bf5)
British Rail (item number 1) (id 298afa12-7ec6-4be6-8ef3-da73b0b383fc)
Self-Governing Hospitals (item number 1) (id f9c19d28-324d-452c-a43a-ab09ad4b2a43)
Warrant Sales (item number 1) (id 85298919-7dec-4c3e-bb07-ceaeacf1614d)
Water Industry (item number 1) (id 30f4096c-4469-473c-90e2-4c5cb1e2cb90)
Bed And Breakfast (item number 1) (id 1a5f617a-fbb5-402c-9dc8-bdb8af8f6475)
Electricity Industry (item number 1) (id 744dbfd0-cdc4-45c9-8951-a86aa8908fb2)
Natural Heritage (item number 1) (id 118e570b-2e99-4ef8-aa02-9cde5ff9e5d7)
Electricity Board Reports (item number 1) (id 2997ca0a-08cc-498d-a9d9-e8469028c435)
Greater Glasgow Health Board (item number 1) (id dd211ece-efef-4aeb-8576-7c0f77a5e8bc)
Labour Statistics (item number 1) (id f52384a1-7835-4369-9fde-5597086d0d06)
Cardiac Surgery (item number 1) (id bac4c5b5-4638-43ca-ba4d-e7ceb260455b)
Nature Conservancy (item number 1) (id 17b5d11e-efe9-4633-a8bf-d828dce18229)
Nurses (item number 1) (id e14732f2-4b48-4b7d-90d8-3ae3ae64ae1f)
Nursery Classes (item number 1) (id 32325355-1695-4112-826a-1c50b24e0845)
Tourism (item number 1) (id 443e0e3a-fa76-46d8-8268-bd15e76acba3)
House Building (item number 1) (id 10cbf5e7-01b6-4fab-9f86-aa5f64074392)
Speech-Impaired Children (item number 1) (id 7076e80e-6d9f-4d70-8417-d59e440aca22)
Rural Practices (New Technology) (item number 1) (id b92a7010-0230-4042-ba6a-d61445894758)
Crosshouse Hospital, Kilmarnock (item number 1) (id 51cd3afe-b1f9-48ef-bbf1-a6bbba94cb38)
Child Abuse (item number 1) (id 5ac3a91c-ce81-43e1-a958-ff163f4ab3a3)
Training Schemes (item number 1) (id dcb49a94-0a38-471b-8388-d6f5a68a2325)
Gps' Contracts (item number 1) (id 4a1d02e2-4a05-4f25-bc3b-8a666d1066b0)
Erdf Aid, Strathclyde (item number 1) (id 7834e25e-7f57-4c90-b7f0-1de26f0d2551)
Nhs Reform (item number 1) (id 80731d54-b58d-4830-802a-0675e74b2056)
Health Service (Doctors) (item number 1) (id 1e58c121-28f5-46f4-9ca5-804c7c8270c0)


Environmentally Friendly Products (item number 1) (id 6c6e62cb-f291-4c8e-bb97-8fbafc527982)
Nature Conservancy (item number 1) (id 37603137-453a-4f85-86a4-f2f6dc6873a3)
Mortgage Interest Rates (item number 1) (id f3bef086-1fac-48cf-b3f4-19001683446b)
Local Government Finance (item number 1) (id 845fa870-2dff-402f-ad26-b4ad896e159e)
Direct Labour Organisations (item number 1) (id 2f41155f-c96c-4f8d-af29-521a2db916fa)
Rates Bills, Bolton (item number 1) (id 1112173c-1132-4b93-825e-db08a99bc746)
Pollution Inspectorate (item number 1) (id 3389672b-1ea9-4cc6-a37a-b7091949e669)
Local Government Finance (item number 1) (id ca48caee-dd47-4d86-b215-1f6eb13426e8)
Departmental Circulars (item number 1) (id 15c9b8fd-4832-4d45-b823-2dae5cfbbce9)
Gas Emissions (Domestic Properties) (item number 1) (id dd17d5bc-4790-4ec9-b63d-cd3d6037572b)
Energy Efficiency (item number 1) (id dfe33520-717d-47fe-8abf-b93fe0390416)
Departmental Guidelines (item number 1) (id 7ea14a0a-fb09-4bad-8422-dcd06ff77f3a)
Churston Galmpton Golf Course (item number 1) (id 9a7b4333-46dd-4a84-ba74-24b04da34b11)
Housing Corporation (item number 1) (id a61af465-3530-4659-9234-c240e4e13e89)
Planning Permission (item number 1) (id 0c8766e7-9f99-4e57-982b-19a57d66fcb8)
Water Privatisation (item number 1) (id df21fa4d-2db3-4b50-a5e1-78d9b3415328)
Uniform Business Rate (item number 1) (id ca628d16-9431-4942-b465-ca130590348e)
Urban Development Corporations (item number 1) (id 7e8f27ad-e50e-4c26-bad2-e2045b0f6f4c)
Water Privatisation (item number 1) (id 13dc7357-524e-4356-91a1-6d310fb5f438)
Homelessness (item number 1) (id 2d98150d-b92d-40c7-8564-c23ebb393205)
Rent Officers (item number 1) (id 146241e2-aff5-4bb4-b051-d5850383d6bf)
Works Of Art (Restitution) (item number 1) (id b87a771b-d545-4fde-9fa5-fbc9775ee71d)
Sheltered Accommodation (item number 1) (id 9845bb4a-aa17-4e21-ad5a-5fac905a3080)
Nature Conservancy Council (item number 1) (id 89898fcb-33af-4f9a-a8b6-a54edbed9dd0)


Accountancy Firms (item number 1) (id d5bd4293-3dcb-4957-a52b-3f74ac23311a)
Contracts (item number 1) (id c027038d-5b84-4715-9851-034b4d4fcd16)
National Physiotherapy Week (item number 1) (id 797d2214-a27f-44a2-b066-21a5f35c0d76)
Medicines (item number 1) (id 24015344-bb87-46fc-be28-150326ee5cd9)
Dental Services (item number 1) (id cbd89c4b-2f72-4c2d-b338-1df483414335)
Burnley, Pendle And Rossendale Dha (item number 1) (id 1e9fc282-0621-4388-a45a-6dd7fb44f73f)
Mammogram Screening, North-West (item number 1) (id 803e5349-c384-4652-a612-1684fd7a85e1)
Schizophrenia (item number 1) (id 0353c0ed-698c-4f21-9b5e-0a1f9f2b1e1f)
Airports (Public Health) (item number 1) (id aa273af0-866e-4fb3-aa25-a0bbdb7a4bcf)
Service Increment For Teaching (item number 1) (id 3f2c833e-6607-41b9-bf31-2272664dd306)
Disabled People (item number 1) (id 94c281fc-e9c1-47cf-922a-44f58923d54c)
Embryo Research And Abortion (item number 1) (id a41530c7-9e1c-4a5a-96e8-bda4424415fb)
Porton Down (item number 1) (id cb686542-74dc-41f9-ad0f-7f1fd64b23e6)
Long-Stay Mental Hospitals (item number 1) (id 559981ab-f6fb-4465-94cf-85867a078f02)
Clinical Grading (item number 1) (id 8cbc71d8-222d-4970-ba9f-7cebaf5470c7)
Professional Association Of Nursery Nurses (item number 1) (id 6b22c6ae-b6d6-448c-92a2-9d8a9da66dcf)
West Lambeth Health Authority (item number 1) (id ea201d15-6501-42eb-8245-1783363ed385)
Helios Programme (item number 1) (id bf56e041-a793-4c71-9765-ebb353b81fcc)
Erythropoietin (item number 1) (id 7c42394c-ab86-4a62-a426-4ea1e08707e7)
Cochlear Implants (item number 1) (id dd8f7bc0-e98f-4484-8e21-619c4893727a)
Unit General Managers (item number 1) (id d5833e10-158c-4457-a645-1c491de29886)
Nurse Prescribing (item number 1) (id a9bb0135-b5b1-44de-9d58-110f3749136d)
First European Conference On Environment And Health (item number 1) (id 03ae648d-8c7b-4f20-9252-d77251711d33)
Nhs Reform (item number 1) (id ae35e649-bbc9-410d-8475-396b474b862b)
Benzodiazepines (item number 1) (id bf8602df-851c-4981-a2d9-1b3c5566c54d)


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