House of Commons debates
Wednesday, 16 February 2011

  • Oral Answers to Questions — International Development (0 speeches)
    The Secretary of State was asked-
    • Haiti (10 speeches)
      What recent assessment he has made of the humanitarian situation in Haiti.
    • India (10 speeches)
      What his Department's policy is on providing aid to India; and if he will make a statement.
    • Friends of Yemen (11 speeches, 1 annotation)
      On what date he expects the next Friends of Yemen meeting to take place; and if he will make a statement.
    • Palestine (13 speeches)
      What development support his Department provides to the Palestinian Authority and to Israeli non-governmental organisations working in the west bank.
    • UN Women Agency (7 speeches)
      What plans he has to provide support for the new UN Women agency; and if he will make a statement.
    • Sri Lanka (6 speeches)
      What recent assessment he has made of the humanitarian situation in Sri Lanka; and if he will make a statement.
    • Sub-Saharan Africa (Midwives) (8 speeches)
      What support his Department is providing for the training of midwives and maternal health specialists in sub-Saharan Africa.
    • Official Development Assistance (8 speeches)
      When he expects to bring forward legislative proposals in respect of the 0.7 per cent. target for official development assistance.
    • Aid Transfers (4 speeches)
      What progress his Department is making on transferring aid from middle-income states to developing countries in greatest need.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister (0 speeches)
    The Prime Minister was asked-
    • Engagements (63 speeches, 1 annotation)
      If he will list his official engagements for Wednesday 16 February.
    • Sex Offenders Register (54 speeches)
      The sex offenders register has existed since 1997. Since that time, it has helped the police to protect the public from those most horrific of crimes. Requiring serious sexual offenders to sign...
  • Bill Presented (0 speeches)
    • Welfare Reform Bill (0 speeches)
      Presentation and First Reading ( Standing Order No. 57) Mr Secretary Duncan Smith, supported by the Prime Minister, the Deputy Prime Minister, Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mrs Secretary May,...
    • Criminal Justice (Amendment) Bill (1 speech)
      Motion for leave to introduce a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
  • Opposition Day — [11th Allotted Day] (0 speeches)
    • Youth Unemployment (166 speeches)
      I beg to move, That this House believes that the Government was wrong to cancel the Future Jobs Fund that would have created 200,000 jobs for young people; further believes that the Government's...
    • Military Covenant (164 speeches, 2 annotations)
      Before I call the right hon. Member for East Renfrewshire (Mr Murphy) to move the motion, I should emphasise that a large number of Members wish to speak in this debate, which is why a...
  • Business of the House (Today) (0 speeches)
    Motion made, and Question put forthwith (Standing Order No. 15 ), That, at this day's sitting, (1) the Motion in the name of Sir George Young relating to Adjournment of the House (Today) and...
  • Deferred Divisons (0 speeches)
    Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 41A( 3 )), That, at this day's sitting, Standing Order No. 41A (Deferred divisions) shall not apply to the Motion in the name of Sir...
  • Adjournment of the House (Today) (0 speeches)
    Ordered, That, at this day's sitting, the Speaker shall not adjourn the House until any Message from the Lords has been received, any Committee to draw up Reasons which has been appointed at that...
  • Business of the House (Thursday) (0 speeches)
    Ordered, That, at the sitting on Thursday 17 February, notwithstanding the provisions of Standing Order No. 16 (Proceedings under an Act or on European Union documents), the Speaker shall put...
  • European Union Documents (0 speeches)
    Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 119(1 1 )),
    • Interinstitutional Agreement (0 speeches)
      That this House takes note of European Union Documents No. 9193/10, relating to the functioning of the Interinstitutional Agreement on budgetary discipline and sound financial management, No....
    • EU Budget Review (1 speech)
      That this House takes note of European Union Document No. 15285/10 and Addendum, relating to the EU Budget Review; supports the Government's efforts to reduce the size of the EU budget and...
  • Royal Assent (1 speech)
    I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1967, that Her Majesty has signified her Royal Assent to the following Act: Parliamentary Voting System and Constituencies Act 2011.
  • Petitions (0 speeches)
    • Proposed Sale of Zurbaran Paintings (1 speech)
      I wish to present a petition from residents of Bishop Auckland, County Durham and the north-east, who believe that the Church Commissioners should not sell Auckland castle or the Zurbaran...
    • Mobility Component of Disability Living Allowance (3 speeches)
      I rise to present a petition on behalf of care home residents, children at special boarding schools, and others who are concerned for their welfare. I welcome the presence of my hon. Friend the...
    • Incinerators (Hertfordshire) (7 speeches)
      Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. -(Mr Goodwill.)
  • Deferred Divisions (0 speeches)
    • Immigration (0 speeches)
      That the draft Immigration and Nationality (Fees) Order 2011, which was laid before this House on 24 January, be approved. The House divided: Ayes 474, Noes 23.
    • Terrorist Finance Tracking Program (0 speeches, 1 annotation)
      That this House takes note of European Union Documents No. 11048/10 relating to a draft agreement, No. 11173/10, relating to a draft Council Decision on the signature of the agreement, and No....