House of Commons debates
Tuesday, 24 June 2008

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office
    The Secretary of State was asked—
    • Burma (14 speeches)
      What recent representations he has made to the Government of Burma on the renewed detention of Aung San Suu Kyi.
    • Baha'is (Iran) (8 speeches)
      What recent reports he has received on the situation of Baha'is in Iran; and if he will make a statement.
    • Middle East (Egypt) (12 speeches)
      What recent discussions he has had with the Government of Egypt on the middle east peace process.
    • Human Trafficking (Romania/Bulgaria) (8 speeches)
      If he will meet his counterparts in Romania and Bulgaria to discuss human trafficking.
    • EU Presidency (12 speeches)
      If he will make a statement on the agenda of the French EU presidency.
    • Palestinian Occupied Territories (14 speeches, 1 annotation)
      What assessment he has made of compliance of the operations of the Israeli defence force in the occupied Palestinian territories with the fourth Geneva convention.
    • Yemen (10 speeches)
      If he will visit Yemen within the next six months to discuss relations with the UK and regional issues.
    • Iran (Nuclear Programme) (8 speeches)
      What recent assessment he has made of developments in the Iranian nuclear programme; and if he will make a statement.
    • Lebanon (4 speeches)
      What assessment he has made of the prospects for achieving sustainable peace in Lebanon following its recent presidential elections.
    • Topical Questions (32 speeches)
      If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
    • Protection of Bats and Newts (5 speeches, 1 annotation)
      I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to permit the disturbance of bats and newts for specified purposes; and for connected purposes. I should at the outset declare an interest,...
    • Protection of Bats and Newts (0 speeches)
      Mr. Andrew Robathan accordingly presented a Bill to permit the disturbance of bats and newts for specified purposes; and for connected purposes: And the same was read the First time; and ordered...
  • Opposition Day — [15th Allotted Day] (0 speeches)
    • Cost of Living (179 speeches, 6 annotations)
      I inform the House that in both debates I have selected the amendments in the name of the Prime Minister.
  • Opposition Day — [15th Allotted Day] (0 speeches)
    • NHS (60th Anniversary) (118 speeches, 1 annotation)
      I must remind the House that Mr. Speaker has selected the amendment standing in the name of the Prime Minister.
  • Delegated Legislation (0 speeches)
    Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6) (Delegated Legislation Committees),
    • Political Parties (1 speech)
      That the draft Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 (Northern Ireland Political Parties) Order 2008, which was laid before this House on 16th May, be approved. —[Mr. Khan.]...
    • Parliament (0 speeches)
      That the draft Ministerial and other Salaries Order 2008, which was laid before this House on 2nd June, be approved .
    • Defence (0 speeches)
      That the draft Armed Forces, Army, Air Force and Naval Discipline Acts (Continuation) Order 2008, which was laid before this House on 21st May, be approved. That the draft Armed Forces (Service...
    • european documents (0 speeches)
      Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 119(9)(European Committees),
    • Diplomatic and Consular Protection of Union Citizens in Third Countries (2 speeches)
      That this House takes note of European Union Document No. 5947/08 and Addenda 1 and 2, European Commission Communication, Diplomatic and consular protection of union citizens in third countries;...
    • Petitions — Post Office Closures (Leeds) (1 speech)
      I wish to present the petition of my constituents opposed to the closure of the post offices at Far Headingley, Bramhope and Newall. The petition declares that the Far Headingley, Bramhope and...
    • Whaling (1 speech)
      I bring this petition to the House on behalf of the petitioners who call on the Government to do all that they can to get the world community to pressure countries such as Japan, Norway and...
  • Open Windrow Composting (6 speeches)
    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. —[Mr. Khan.]