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House of Commons debates

Thursday, 16 June 1983

  • Preamble

    The House being met at half-past Two o'clock, and MR. SPEAKER-ELECT having taken the Chair;

  • Election of Speaker

    1 speech

    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...

  • Members Sworn

    3 speeches

    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.

    • Adjournment

      Resolved, That this House do now adjourne.—[Mr. Goodlad.]

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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