House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 1 March 1950

  • Preamble

    The House met at Half-past Two of the Clock, and, it being the first day of the meeting of this Parliament, pursuant to a Proclamation, SIR FREDERIC WILLIAM METCALFE, K.C.B., Clerk of the House...

  • Election of Speaker

    9 speeches

    (addressing himself to the Clerk of the House, who, standing up, pointed to him and then sat down): I have the honour to propose, That Colonel the Right Hon. Douglas Clifton Brown do take the...

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Debates in the House of Commons are an opportunity for MPs from all parties to scrutinise government legislation and raise important local, national or topical issues.

And sometimes to shout at each other.

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