House of Commons debates
Thursday, 13 December 2012

  • Business before Questions — Canterbury City Council Bill (1 speech)
    Motion made, That the Lords amendments be now considered.
  • Leeds City Council Bill (1 speech)
    Motion made, That the Lords amendments be now considered.
  • Nottingham City Council Bill (1 speech)
    Motion made, That the Lords amendments be now considered.
  • Reading Borough Council Bill (1 speech)
    Motion made, That the Lords amendments be now considered.
  • Energy and Climate Change
    The Secretary of State was asked—
    • Household Energy Bills (20 speeches)
      What steps he is taking to help households with their energy bills.
    • Shale Gas (20 speeches, 1 annotation)
      What steps he has taken to exploit reserves of shale gas in the UK.
    • Carbon Capture and Storage (10 speeches)
      What assessment he has made of the role of carbon capture and storage in the development of future energy strategy.
    • Decarbonisation (21 speeches)
      Whether it is his policy to decarbonise the power sector by 2030.
    • International Climate Change Agreement (6 speeches)
      If he will make it his policy to seek bilateral agreements in advance of a new international climate change agreement.
    • Energy Infrastructure Investment (12 speeches)
      What discussions he has had with the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the implications of the autumn statement for investment in new energy infrastructure.
    • Geothermal Energy (4 speeches)
      What steps he is taking to support the geothermal energy industry.
    • Shale Gas (6 speeches)
      What recent advice he has received on the effects of shale gas exploitation on (a) water resources and (b) carbon budgets.
    • Capacity Mechanism (4 speeches)
      What steps he is taking to ensure that the forthcoming capacity mechanism is not unduly biased towards large, centralised, fossil fuel generation.
    • Topical Questions (31 speeches)
      If he will make a statement on his departmental responsibilities.
  • Business of the House (63 speeches)
    Will the Leader of the House please give us the business for an action-packed next week?
    • Personal Independence Payments (45 speeches, 2 annotations)
      The Government are committed to enabling disabled people to fulfil their potential and play a full role in society. Crucial to that is the reform of disability living allowance, a lifeline for...
  • Bill Presented (0 speeches)
    • Succession to the Crown Bill (0 speeches)
      Presentation and First Reading (Standing Order No. 57 ) The Deputy Prime Minister, supported by the Prime Minister, Secretary William Hague, Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, Secretary Vince...
    • Committee on Standards (Lay Members) (11 speeches)
      [Relevant document: the Report from the House of Commons Commission, HC 709]
    • Animal Welfare (Exports) (170 speeches, 1 annotation)
      I beg to move, That this House has considered the matter of live animal exports and animal welfare. It is a great pleasure to open this debate, which was requested by a cross-party group of...
    • Business without Debate — privileges (0 speeches)
      Ordered, That, with effect from 7 January 2013, Mr Kevin Barron, Sir Paul Beresford, Annette Brooke, Mr Robert Buckland, Mr Christopher Chope, Mr Tom Clarke, Mr Geoffrey Cox, Fiona...
  • Standards (0 speeches)
    Ordered, That, with effect from 7 January 2013, Mr Kevin Barron, Sir Paul Beresford, Annette Brooke, Mr Robert Buckland, Mr Christopher Chope, Mr Tom Clarke, Mr Geoffrey Cox, Fiona...
    • delegated legislation (0 speeches)
      Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Order, 29 November, and Standing Order No. 118(6)),
    • House of Commons Members’ Fund (0 speeches)
      That pursuant to section 4(4) of the House of Commons Members’ Fund Act 1948 and section 1(4) of the House of Commons Members’ Fund Act 1957, in the year commencing 1 October 2012...
  • Sexual Health Data (2 speeches)
    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Mr Syms.)