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House of Commons debates

Friday, 19 February 1988

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Nine o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Parliamentary Debates

    6 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I did not want to raise this matter last night because to do so would have eaten into the Adjournment debate that had already commenced. Will you, Mr. Speaker,...

  • Rural Development

    64 speeches

    I beg to move, That this House calls upon Her Majesty's Government to pursue policies and procedures to ensure an ordered phasing of development in those rural areas which will need to...

  • High Technology Industry

    1 speech

    I beg to move, That this House recognises the major benefits obtained by the country through scientific and technological innovation welcomes the recent initiatives of the Department of Trade and...

    • Business of the House

      Ordered,That, at the sitting on Wednesday 24th February, notwithstanding the provisions of Standing Orders No. 14 (Exempted business) and No. 15 (Prayers against statutory instruments,...

  • Council House Sales (Lambeth)

    3 speeches

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

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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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