House of Commons debates

Friday, 27 November 1987

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Nine o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair].

    • Freedom of the Press

      98 speeches

      Ibeg to move, That this House considers the freedom of the Press to be a vital part of the democratic process; and expresses its concern that some aspects of current legislation, combined with...

    • State Security

      21 speeches

      On a point of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker. I wonder whether you could give me your guidance. It has come to my notice that a written answer has been published by the Attorney-General announcing the...

      Business of the House

      Ordered,That, at the sitting on Wednesday 2nd December, the Motions in the name of Sir Marcus Fox relating to Agriculture, Defence, Education, Science and Arts, Employment, Energy, Environment,...

      Public Accounts

      Ordered,That Mr. John Garrett be discharged from the Committee of Public Accounts and Marjorie Mowlam and Mr. Terry Davis be added to the Committee.—[Mr. David Hunt.]

      St. Thomas's Hospital

      6 speeches

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

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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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