House of Commons debates

Friday, 17 July 1987

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-Nine o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

    • Petition

    • Patrick John Elwood

      1 speech

      I present to the House a petition in the name of Patrick John Elwood for a transfer to Dartmoor prison for the final six months of his sentence.

      Inner Cities (Policing)

      92 speeches

      I beg to move, That this House congratulates Her Majesty's Government on increasing by almost 50 per cent. in real terms the resources available to the Police and on strengthening Police manpower...

      Business of the House

      Ordered,That, notwithstanding the practice of the House as to the intervals between stages of Bills brought in upon Ways and Means Resolutions, more than one stage of the Finance Bill may be...

      Dartford-Thurrock Crossing Bill

      Ordered,That Mr. Adam Ingram he discharged from the Select Committee on the Dartford-Thurrock Crossing Bill and that Mr. George Galloway be added to the Committee.—[Mr. David Hunt.]

      Legal Profession

      6 speeches

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

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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