House of Commons debates

Friday, 20 November 1987

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Nine o'clock

  • Prayers

    [Mr. SPEAKER in the Chair]

    • Bill Presented

    • Education Reform

      Mr. Secretary Baker, supported by Mr. Secretary Walker, Mr. Secretary Ridley, Mr. Secretary Rifkind, Mr. John Major, Mrs. Angela Rumbold, Mr. Bob Dunn and Mr. Robert Jackson, presented a Bill to...

      Coalfield Communities

      241 speeches

      Relevant documents: First Report of the Energy Committee, Session 1986–87, on the Coal Industry and the Memorandum setting out the Government's Response to that Report (House of Commons...

      European Legislation

      Ordered, That Mr. Allan Rogers and Mr. Roland Boyes be discharged from the Select Committee on European Legislation, and Mr. Jimmy Wray and Mr. Jimmy Hood be added to the Committee.—[Mr....


      Ordered, That Mr. Peter L. Pike and Mr. Robert Litherland be discharged from the Joint Committee on Consolidation, &c, Bills and Mr. Frank Cook and Mr. Graham Allen be appointed to the...

      Business of the House

      2 speeches

      Ordered, That, at the sitting on Thursday 26th November, the Motion in the name of Mr. John Wakeham relating to Financial Assistance for Opposition Parties may be proceeded with, though opposed,...

      Film Distribution and Exhibition

      2 speeches

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

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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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