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House of Commons debates

Friday, 5 December 1980

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Nine o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Petition

    • Blind People

      1 speech

      This week has been an important Week for blind people. The plight of blind people has been brought before public opinion by the presentation of a petition signed by 461,716 people. It is my...

  • Perinatal and Neonatal Mortality

    91 speeches

    I beg to move, That this House takes note of the Second Report from the Social Services Committee, Session 1979–80, on Perinatal and Neonatal Mortality (House of Commons Paper No. 663) and...

    • STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS, &c.

      Motion made, and Question put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 73A (Standing Committee on Statutory Instruments, &c.),

    • Veterinary Surgeons

      That the draft Veterinary Surgeons Qualifications (EEC Recognition) Order 1980, which was laid before this House on 29 October 1980 in the last Session of Parliament, be approved.—[Mr. Brooke.]

  • Open University

    6 speeches

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

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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.

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