House of Commons debates
Tuesday, 28 February 2006

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland
    The Secretary of State was asked—
    • Members' Voting Rights (22 speeches, 19 annotations)
      What recent discussions he has had with ministerial colleagues on the voting rights of hon. Members representing Scottish constituencies in relation to matters that affect only England.
    • Climate Change (8 speeches)
      What discussions he has had with Scottish Ministers on the contribution from Scotland to the UK's international climate change targets.
    • Nuclear Submarine Facilities (6 speeches)
      What recent discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Defence on the future of nuclear submarine facilities in Scotland.
    • Road Network (6 speeches)
      What improvements are planned to road links between Scotland and the rest of the UK.
    • Arbuthnott Report (8 speeches)
      What assessment his Department has made of the Arbuthnott report on electoral arrangements in Scotland.
    • Members' Voting Rights (11 speeches)
      What discussions he has had with ministerial colleagues on hon. Members representing Scottish constituencies voting on the Education and Inspections Bill.
    • Members' Voting Rights (6 speeches)
      What discussions he has had with colleagues regarding voting rights of hon. Members representing constituencies in Scotland on matters that do not affect Scotland.
    • Fisheries (4 speeches)
      What recent discussions he has had with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on the Scottish fishing industry.
    • Parliamentary Relations (4 speeches)
      What recent assessment he has made of the relationship between the Scottish Parliament and the UK Parliament.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Constitutional Affairs
    The Minister of State was asked—
    • Electoral Registration (Barnet) (8 speeches, 2 annotations)
      If she will make a statement on the level of electoral registration in the London borough of Barnet.
    • Constituency Electorates (9 speeches)
      If she will make a statement on Government policy on equalising the number of registered electors per parliamentary constituency.
    • Members' Voting Rights (8 speeches, 1 annotation)
      If she will make a statement on the voting rights of hon. Members representing constituencies outside England on matters relating exclusively to England.
    • Electoral Commission (6 speeches)
      What recent assessment she has made of the operation of the Electoral Commission.
    • Judicial Appointments Commission (4 speeches)
      How many of her civil servants are being transferred to the Judicial Appointments Commission; and if she will make a statement.
    • Judiciary (6 speeches)
      What steps the Department has taken to encourage the judiciary to interact with other professionals and the public in order to improve mutual understanding.
    • Small Claims (4 speeches)
      What assessment she has made of the administrative procedures for those recovering small claims following a court determination.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Leader of the House
    The Leader of the House was asked—
    • Pre-legislative Scrutiny (6 speeches)
      If he will make it his policy to enable all Bills to undergo pre-legislative scrutiny.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — House of Commons Commission
    The hon. Member for North Devon, representing the House of Commons Commission, was asked—
    • Star Chamber Court (4 speeches)
      What the final cost was of erecting the cover over the walkway in Star Chamber Court.
    • Cyclists (7 speeches)
      If the Commission will take steps to improve the signage for cyclists on the House of Commons estate.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Leader of the House
    The Leader of the House was asked—
    • European Legislation (6 speeches)
      What plans he has to bring forward proposals to reform the way in which EU business is scrutinised.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — House of Commons Commission
    The hon. Member for North Devon, representing the House of Commons Commission, was asked—
    • Braithwaite Report (4 speeches)
      When the Commission will reconsider the need for a review of the Braithwaite report on the administration of the House of Commons.
    • Smoking (6 speeches)
      What effects the Commission expects the new legislation on smoking will have on the House of Commons accommodation.
  • Bill Presented (0 speeches)
    • Education and Inspections (0 speeches)
      Secretary Ruth Kelly, supported by The Prime Minister, Mr. Secretary Prescott, Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Secretary Darling, Ms Secretary Hewitt, Secretary Tessa Jowell, Mr. Secretary...
  • Trespass with a Vehicle (Offences) (1 speech)
    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to create an offence of criminal trespass with a vehicle; and for connected purposes. The House is familiar with the many issues surrounding...
    • Trespass with a Vehicle (Offences) (0 speeches)
      Mr. James Paice accordingly presented a Bill to create an offence of criminal trespass with a vehicle; and for connected purposes: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a...
  • Orders of the Day — Government of Wales Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] (0 speeches)
    As amended in the Committee, further considered.
  • Delegated Legislation (0 speeches)
    Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6) (Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation),
    • Representation of the People (0 speeches)
      That the draft Parliamentary Constituencies and Assembly Electoral Regions (Wales) Order 2006, which was laid before this House on 14th December, be approved.—[Mr. Cawsey.] Question agreed to.
  • European Union Documents (0 speeches)
    Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 119(9) (European Standing Committees),
    • Value Added Tax (0 speeches)
      That this House takes note of European Union Document No. 11439/05, draft Council directive amending Directive 77/388/EEC as regards the place of supply of services; and welcomes the principle...
  • Agricultural Regulations (0 speeches)
    Ordered, That the Common Agricultural Policy Single Payment and Support Schemes (Cross-compliance) (England) Regulations 2005 (S.I., 2005, No. 3459), dated 19th December 2005, the Common...
  • Housing (North Dorset) (2 speeches)
    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.——[Mr. Cawsey]