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House of Commons debates

Friday, 8 February 1957

  • Preamble

    The House met at Eleven o'clock

  • Prayers

    [Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • New Writ

    For Wednesbury, in the room of Stanley Norman Evans, esquire (Chiltern Hundreds).—[Mr. Bowden.]

  • Ghana (Constitution)

    8 speeches

    As the House knows, Ghana is to attain independence within the Commonwealth on 6th March. The new Constitution for Ghana must be made by Order in Council passed before the actual date of...

  • Council of Europe and Western European Union

    62 speeches

    Before I come to the Motion on the Order Paper, perhaps I ought to say, for the convenience of the House, that I have considered carefully the Amendments on the Paper standing in the names of the...

  • Miss Mary Betteridge

    8 speeches

    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. R. Thompson.]

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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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