House of Commons debates
Tuesday, 20 November 2012

  • Business Before Questions (0 speeches)
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Deputy Prime Minister
    The Deputy Prime Minister was asked—
    • Constitutional Reform (14 speeches)
      What the Government’s political and constitutional reform priorities are for the remainder of this Parliament.
    • Recall of Members (13 speeches)
      What progress he has made on introducing a process of recall for hon. Members found guilty of serious wrongdoing.
    • Individual Electoral Registration (11 speeches)
      What his policy is on individual electoral registration; and if he will make a statement.
    • Royal Succession (11 speeches)
      What progress he has made on changing the law on succession to the throne.
    • Topical Questions (45 speeches)
      If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Attorney-General
    The Attorney-General was asked—
    • Specialist Rape and Child Abuse Prosecutors (12 speeches)
      What steps he is taking to ensure that the Crown Prosecution Service’s networks of specialist rape and child abuse prosecutors are adequately funded.
    • Deferred Prosecution Agreements (6 speeches)
      What assessment he has made of the potential effect of the introduction of deferred prosecution agreements on the level of economic crime.
    • Hillsborough (10 speeches)
      What recent representations he has received on an inquest into the death of Kevin Williams in the Hillsborough disaster; and if he will make a statement.
    • Prisoner Voting Rights (7 speeches)
      Whether he has given legal advice to the Secretary of State for Justice on the potential financial penalties the European Court of Human Rights could impose on the UK in respect of its policy on...
    • Law on Contempt (4 speeches)
      What plans he has to review the law on contempt.
    • Jimmy Savile (4 speeches)
      What recent discussions he has had with the Director of Public Prosecutions on the Crown Prosecution Service’s handling of cases referred to it in 2009 involving alleged sexual assaults by...
    • Serious Fraud Office (9 speeches)
      What plans he has to improve the efficiency of the Serious Fraud Office.
    • Middle East (140 speeches)
      Mr Speaker, with permission, I will make a statement on Gaza, the middle east peace process and Syria. The whole House will be united in concern both at the intolerable situation for the...
  • Points of Order (4 speeches)
    On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Legendarily brief though my point of order will be, it is about an anniversary of something that is legendarily long—65 years is a milestone by...
  • New Member (0 speeches)
    The following Member made and subscribed the Affirmation required by law: Lucy Maria Powell, for Manchester Central.
  • Representation of the People (Members’ Job Share) (2 speeches)
    Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)
  • HGV Road User Levy Bill (Programme) (0 speeches)
    Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7) ) , That the following provisions shall apply to the HGV Road User Levy Bill: Committal 1. The Bill shall be committed to a...
  • Civil Aviation Bill (Programme) (No. 3) (0 speeches)
    Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 83A(7) ) , That the following provisions shall apply to the Civil Aviation Bill for the purpose of supplementing the Order of 30...
  • European Union Documents (0 speeches)
    Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 119(11)),
    • Financial Management (0 speeches)
      That this House takes note of European Union Documents No. 11112/12 and Addendum, dated 8 June 2012, relating to a Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council and...
  • Delegated Legislation (0 speeches)
    Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
    • Community Infrastructure Levy (0 speeches)
      That the draft Community infrastructure Levy (Amendment) Regulations 2012, which were laid before this House on 15 October, be approved.—(Greg Hands .) Question agreed to . Motion made,...
    • Northern Ireland (0 speeches)
      That the draft District Electoral Areas Commissioner (Northern Ireland) Order 2012, which was laid before this House on 15 October, be approved.—(Greg Hands .) Question agreed to ....
    • Disabled Persons (0 speeches)
      That the draft Disabled People’s Right to Control (Pilot Scheme) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2012, which were laid before this House on 24 October, be approved.—(Greg Hands .)...
  • Petition — Nippers Nursery, Leicester (1 speech)
    I want to present a petition on behalf of almost 300 residents of the Leicester city area. The petition states: The Petition of staff and parents of Nippers Nursery, Saxon House, Leicester,...
  • Sergeant Nightingale (15 speeches)
    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Greg Hands .)