Thursday, 16 June 1983
The House being met at half-past Two o'clock, and MR. SPEAKER-ELECT having taken the Chair;
I have to report to the House that, in the House of Peers, Her Majesty, by Her Royal Commissioners, has been pleased to approve the choice made of myself for the Office of Speaker, and that I...
I must now call upon the Members of the House, according to the usual custom, to take the Oath of Allegiance at the Table of the House, first doing so myself.
Resolved, That this House do now adjourne.—[Mr. Goodlad.]
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.