House of Commons debates
Wednesday, 8 February 2006

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland
    The Secretary of State was asked—
    • Education (7 speeches)
      What proposals for the revised curriculum which will operate from September will broaden the types of religious and non-religious value system education in schools in Northern Ireland; and if he...
    • Paramilitary Organisations (12 speeches)
      If he will make a statement on the level of co-operation between loyalist paramilitaries and the Independent Monitoring Commission.
    • Invest Northern Ireland (10 speeches)
      What measures Invest Northern Ireland is taking to assist economic regeneration in areas where substantial job losses are likely to occur within the next three months.
    • Hospital Waiting Times (6 speeches)
      What steps he is taking to reduce waiting times for hospital treatment in Northern Ireland.
    • Northern Ireland Assembly (16 speeches)
      When he expects to lift the suspension of the Northern Ireland Assembly.
    • Independent Monitoring Commission (8 speeches)
      What assessment he has made of the most recent report from the Independent Monitoring Commission.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister
    The Prime Minister was asked—
    • Engagements (60 speeches, 46 annotations)
      If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 8 February.
    • Education White Paper (6 speeches)
      Whether he plans to meet the Association of School and College Leaders to discuss the education White Paper.
  • Point of Order (2 speeches)
    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker, I wonder whether you have received an application from the Prime Minister to come to this House to correct the record in respect of the answer that he gave to a...
  • Local Government Referendums (4 speeches)
    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to require a local authority to hold a referendum about a matter of major local importance for which it is responsible if one tenth of its...
    • Local Government Referendums (2 speeches)
      Bob Russell accordingly presented a Bill to require a local authority to hold a referendum about a matter of major local importance for which it is responsible if one-tenth of its electorate...
  • Business of the House (48 speeches)
    I beg to move, That, at this day's sitting, the Speaker shall put the Questions necessary to dispose of proceedings on the Motions in the name of Mr Geoffrey Hoon relating to Opposition Parties...
  • Opposition Parties (Financial Assistance) (164 speeches)
    I beg to move, That, in the opinion of the House,— (1) Financial assistance should be provided, with effect from 1st November 2005, to any opposition party represented by Members who have...
  • Deferred Division (1 speech)
    Order. I have now to announce the result of the Division deferred from a previous day. On the motion on Intellectual Property, the Ayes were 332, the Noes 159, so the motion was agreed to. [The...
  • Opposition Parties (Financial Assistance) (98 speeches, 2 annotations)
    Question again proposed, That the motion be made.
  • Support for Members Who Have Chosen Not to Take Their Seats (0 speeches)
    Motion made, and Question proposed forthwith, pursuant to Order [this day], That the Resolution of the House of 10th March 2005 relating to Support for Members who have chosen not to take their...
  • Delegated Legislation (0 speeches)
    Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6) (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation),
    • Employment and Training (0 speeches)
      That the draft Industrial Training Levy (Construction Board) Order 2006, which was laid before this House on 9th January, be approved.—[Mr. Cawsey.] Question agreed to. Motion made, and...
    • Employment and Training (0 speeches)
      That the draft Industrial Training Levy (Engineering Construction Board) Order 2006, which was laid before this House on 9th January, be approved.—[Mr. Cawsey.] Question agreed to.
  • Petition — Sir Charles Dilke Memorial Hospital (3 speeches)
    I am sure that my constituents will be pleased that the Prime Minister, the Government and the entire parliamentary Labour party have attended tonight to listen to this petition from the...
  • Representative Democracy in the UK (4 speeches)
    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Cawsey]
    • Correction (0 speeches)
      Adjourned accordingly at eleven minutes to Seven o'clock.
  • Deferred Division (0 speeches)
    • Intellectual Property (0 speeches)
      That the draft Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006, which were laid before this House on 15 December, be approved. The House divided: Ayes 332, Noes 159.