House of Commons debates

Friday, 19 July 1985

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Nine o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

    • Top Salaries Review Body

      8 speeches

      On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I wish to ask for your advice, and for your protection of the House. You will recall that yesterday afternoon, after Prime Minister's Question Time, the...

    • Business of the House

      Ordered,That, at this day's sitting,—(1) the provisions of paragraph (1)(b) of Standing Order No. 3 (Exempted business) shall not apply to the two Motions in the name of Mr. Secretary Hurd...

      Betting and Gaming (Northern Ireland)

      21 speeches

      I beg to move. That the draft Betting, Gaming. Lotteries and Amusements (Northern Ireland) Order 1985, which was laid before this House on 26th June, be approved. The purpose of the order is to...

      Top Salaries Review Body

      83 speeches

      (by private notice) asked the Prime Minister if she will make a statement on the report of the Top Salaries Review Body.

      Business of the House

      25 speeches

      With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a short statement about the business on Tuesday 23 July. In addition, at the end there will now be a motion on the Lord Chancellor's Salary...

      Gas (Northern Ireland)

      57 speeches

      I beg to move, That the draft Gas (Northern Ireland) Order 1985, which was laid before this House on 11th July, be approved. Those who have had to consider this topic in recent months are well...

      Business of the House

      Ordered,That, at the sitting on Tuesday 23rd July, the Motion in the name of Mr. David Steel relating to the Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules (Cmnd. 9539) may be proceeded with, though...

      Voluntary-Aided and Church Schools

      3 speeches

      Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.

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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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