House of Commons debates
Tuesday, 4 December 2012

  • Business Before Questions (0 speeches)
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Office
    The Secretary of State was asked—
    • Burma (16 speeches)
      What representations he has made to the Burmese Government on resolving the situation in Rakhine state.
    • Middle East (16 speeches)
      What his Department’s priorities for the middle east are in 2013.
    • Libya (5 speeches)
      What discussions his Department has had with the Libyan Government on reparations for previous victims of Libyan Semtex.
    • Single Market (10 speeches)
      What recent discussions he has had with his EU counterparts on protecting the integrity of the single market.
    • Middle East (8 speeches)
      What steps he is taking to encourage Israel to avoid civilian casualties in Gaza.
    • Yemen (6 speeches)
      What steps he is taking to support political transition in Yemen.
    • Middle East (21 speeches)
      What recent assessment he has made of the security situation in Israel and Gaza.
    • EU Banking Union (16 speeches)
      What discussions he has had with his EU counterparts on the UK’s position at the December 2012 European Council meeting on the development of a banking union.
    • Syria (6 speeches)
      What recent reports he has received on the humanitarian situation in Syria.
    • Rwanda/DRC (6 speeches)
      What recent discussions he has had with the Government of Rwanda on violence in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo.
    • Topical Questions (36 speeches)
      If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
  • Points of Order (4 speeches)
    On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Yesterday, the Home Secretary met the deadline for appeal to the Court of Appeal in respect of Abu Qatada. She also wrote to me that rather than seeking to uphold...
  • Human Rights Act 1998 (Repeal) (2 speeches)
    Motion for leave to bring in a Bill (Standing Order No. 23 )
    • Public Service Pensions Bill (1 speech)
      Consideration of Bill, as amended in Public Bill Committee.
    • New Clause 2 — Member communications (110 speeches)
      ‘(1) Scheme regulations for a scheme under section 1 shall provide for the provision of annual benefit statements to all members of the scheme. (2) Benefit statements under subsection 1...
    • New Clause 3 — Fair deal (0 speeches)
      ‘A member of a public service pension scheme is entitled to remain an active member of that scheme following— (a) the compulsory transfer of his contract of employment to an...
    • Clause 3 — Scheme regulations (18 speeches)
      I beg to move amendment 10, page 2, line 16, at end insert— ‘(3A) Scheme regulations shall not make any provision which would have the effect of reducing the...
    • Clause 9 — Pension age (43 speeches)
      I beg to move amendment 13, page 5, line 21, after ‘age’, insert ‘or deferred pension age’.
    • Clause 18 — Final salary link (0 speeches)
      Amendment made: 35, page 11, line 3, at end insert ‘(and see section 28(14))’.—(Sajid Javid.)
    • Clause 33 — General interpretation (0 speeches)
      Amendments made: 36, page 18, line 28, after ‘person’s’ insert ‘pensionable’. Amendment 37,  page 18, line 29, after...
    • Schedule 5 — Existing pension schemes (0 speeches)
      Amendment made: 38, page 41, line 17, at end insert— ‘(2) For the purposes of sub-paragraph (1), “compensation benefits” includes benefits by way of...
    • Schedule 6 — Existing injury and compensation schemes (0 speeches)
      Amendment made: 39, page 43, line 3, at end insert— ‘(2) For the purposes of sub-paragraph (1), “compensation benefits” includes benefits by way of...
    • Schedule 11 — Prime Minister, Lord Chancellor and Commons Speaker (36 speeches)
      Amendments made: 40, page 57, line 20, at the beginning insert ‘Subject to sub-paragraph (2)’. Amendment 41, page 57, line 23, at end...
    • Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (21 speeches)
      I beg to move, That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that Her Majesty will appoint the Hon. Sir Alexander Neil Logie Butterfield, Elizabeth Jane Padmore, Miss Anne Whitaker...
    • Business without Debate (0 speeches)
  • Delegated Legislation (0 speeches)
    Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),
    • Value Added Tax (0 speeches)
      That the Value Added Tax (Place of Supply of Services) (Transport of Goods) Order 2012 (S.I., 2012, No. 2787), dated 6 November 2012, a copy of which was laid before this House on 7 November,...
    • Animals (0 speeches)
      That the draft Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 Amendment Regulations 2012, which were laid before this House on 29 October, be approved.—(Nicky Morgan.) Question agreed to.
    • European Union Documents (0 speeches)
      Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 119(11)),
    • European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (0 speeches)
      That this House takes note of European Union Documents No. 15440/11 and Addenda 1 to 3, relating to a draft Regulation of the European Parliament and the Council on the European Globalisation...
  • Mindfulness-Based Therapy (10 speeches)
    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Nicky Morgan .)