Friday, 17 December 1976
The House met at Eleven o'clock
[Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]
On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. May I draw your attention to the events that occurred at the Table of the House last night after you had read out the result of the Division on the Second...
Motion made, and Question put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 73A (Standing Committee on Statutory Instruments, Etc.).
That the Capital Transfer Tax (Relief for Agricultural Property) (Northern Ireland) Order 1976, a draft of which was laid before this House on 24th November, be approved.—[Mr. Thomas Cox.]
That the Herring Industry Board (Exchequer Loans) (No. 2) Order 1976, a copy of which was laid before this House on 30th November, be approved.—[Mr. Thomas Cox.]
Ordered,That the Sixth Standing Committee on Statutory Instruments, &c., be discharged from considering the National Health Service (General Ophthalmic Services) (Scotland) Amendment...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Thomas Cox.]
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.