House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 27 February 2013

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Wales

    The Secretary of State was asked—

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

    The Prime Minister was asked—

  • Point of Order

    2 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr Speaker. Following the advice you gave on Monday about the nature of oral questions and oral answers, and the need for us to rebuild public confidence in politicians, will...

  • Local Authority Devolution and Powers

    4 speeches

    Motion for leave to bring in a Bill ( Standing Order No. 23)

  • Opposition Day — [18th Allotted Day] — Housing Benefit (Under-occupancy Penalty)

    418 speeches

    I beg to move, That this House deplores and opposes the Government’s introduction of the housing benefit under-occupancy penalty; believes it to be unjust and unworkable; notes growing...

  • Business without Debate — Deferred Divisions

    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...

    • Delegated Legislation

      Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),

    • Capital Gains Tax

      That the draft Building Societies (Core Capital Deferred Shares) Regulations 2013, which were laid before this House on 28 January, be approved. —(Nicky Morgan.) Question agreed to.

      Financial Services and Markets

      16 speeches

      [Relevant documents: oral evidence taken before the Treasury Committee on macro-prudential tools, HC 546-i and -ii; and written evidence reported to the House by the Treasury Committee on 17...

  • Business without Debate — Delegated Legislation

    1 speech

    With the leave of the House, we shall take motions 5 to 11 together. Motion made, and Question put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 118(6)),

    • Pensions

      That the draft National Employment Savings Trust (Amendment) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 15 January, be approved.

    • Local Government

      That the draft East Hertfordshire and Stevenage (Boundary Change) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 22 January, be approved. That the draft Gateshead and Northumberland (Boundary...

      Financial Services and Markets

      That the draft Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) Order 2013, which was laid before this House on 28 January, be approved. That the draft Financial...

      Companies

      That the draft Uncertificated Securities (Amendment) Regulations 2013, which were laid before this House on 28 January, be approved.—(Greg Hands.) Question agreed to.

  • Petition — Human Rights in India

    1 speech

    I know that there is to be a debate on this subject tomorrow. The petition, to which there are more than 2,000 signatures, states: The Petition of residents of Coventry and the United Kingdom,...

  • Country of Origin Marking (Manufactured Goods)

    17 speeches

    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—(Greg Hands.)

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