House of Commons debates

Friday, 20 December 1957

  • Preamble

    The House met at Eleven o'clock

  • Prayers

    [Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Business of the House

    Proceedings on any Motion for the Adjournment of the House moved by a Minister of the Crown exempted, at this day's Sitting, from the provisions of Standing Order No. 1 (Sittings of the House)...

  • Foreign Affairs

    122 speeches

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

  • Adjournment

    Resolved, That this House do now 21st January, pursuant to the Resolution adjourn.—[Colonel J. H. Harrison.]

What is this?

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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