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House of Commons debates

Friday, 24 July 1987

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Nine o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

    • Petition

    • Primary Schools, Southwark

      1 speech

      I beg leave to present a petition on behalf of parents, relatives, friends, governors and staff directly concerned with the education of children in primary schools in Southwark. Fifteen hundred...

  • British Caledonian Airways

    15 speeches

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

  • Central Berkshire

    11 speeches

    ; I welcome my hon. Friend the new Under-Secretary of State to the debate. I am only saddened by the fact that the first time that she and I are to have an exchange across the Floor of the House...

  • Chile

    5 speeches

    I understand that on Monday 13 July Admiral Toribio Merino visited the Foreign Office and met the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, the hon. Member for Enfield, North (Mr. Eggar). Admiral...

  • Sporting Events (Safety)

    2 speeches

    Madam Deputy Speaker, my hon. Friends are already aware of my interest in the subject of safety at sporting events because of my contributions on Third Reading of the Fire Safety and Safety of...

  • Law Centres

    4 speeches

    I am grateful for the opportunity to raise the important issue of the continued funding and extension of funding of law centres. The last time the House debated law centres was on 13 March 1986,...

  • Cancer Screening

    4 speeches

    I am grateful for the opportunity to raise the question of breast scanner provision for my constituents in and around Princes Risborough. I am also grateful to my hon. Friend the Minister for...

  • Smith Houses

    4 speeches

    I applied for this Adjournment debate on the last day of term to bring to the attention of the House the plight of those in my constituency and in other constituencies in the west midlands,...

  • Bromley (Government Planning Policy)

    5 speeches

    2 pm

  • Herald of Free Enterprise

    65 speeches

    With permission, Mr. Speaker, I wish to make a statement about the report of the formal investigation into the loss of the vessel Herald of Free Enterprise which capsized outside Zeebrugge...

  • Prisons (Overcrowding)

    6 speeches

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

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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.

And sometimes to shout at each other.

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