Friday, 13 July 1984
The House met at half-past Nine o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Mather.]
I congratulate the Government on initiating a debate on an extremely important subject which is causing considerable anxiety and distress to many thousands of parents throughout the country....
(by private notice) asked the Minister for Information Technology whether he will make a statement on the takeover of the Mirror Group by Mr. Robert Maxwell's Pergamon company.
Question again proposed, That this House do now adjourn
Motion made, and Question proposed That this House do now adjourn—Mr. Sainsbury.]
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.