House of Commons debates

Friday, 25 March 1988

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Nine o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Petition

    • Television Licence (Pensioners)

      1 speech

      I wish to present a petition on behalf of a pensioner from my constituency, Mrs. Hunt, and 400 other elderly residents of my constituency who wish to petition this House to the effect that they...

  • Adjournment (Easter and Monday 2nd May)

    45 speeches

    Motion made, and Question proposed,That this House, at its rising on Thursday 31st March, do adjourn until Tuesday 12th April and, at its rising on Friday 29th April, do adjourn until Tuesday 3rd...

  • Court of First Instance

    17 speeches

    I beg to move, That this House takes note of European Community Document No. 8770/87 on the establishment of a Court of First Instance; endorses the view that the setting up of this Court is...

  • Sittings of the House

    Resolved,That this House do meet on Thursday 31st March at half-past Nine o'clock, that no Questions be taken after half-past Ten o'clock, and that at half-past Three o'clock Mr. Speaker do...

  • Business of the House

    Ordered,That, at the sitting on Monday 28th March, the Motion in the name of Mr. Neil Kinnock relating to Community Charges (Scotland) may be proceeded with, though opposed, for one and a half...

  • Business of the House

    5 speeches

    Motion made, and Question proposed,That, at the sitting on Tuesday 29th March, the Motion in the name of Mr. John Wakeham relating to Televising of Proceedings of the House may be proceeded with,...

  • Public Accounts

    Ordered,That Mr. Allan Rogers be discharged from the Committee of Public Accounts and Mr. Henry McLeish be added to the Committee.—[Mr. David Hunt.]


    Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 101 (Standing Committees on Statutory Instruments, &c.).

    • Local Loans

      That the draft Local Loans (increase of Limit) Order 1988, which was laid before this House on 22nd February, be approved.

    • Fees and Charges

      That the draft Department of Transport (Fees) Order 1988, which was laid before this House on 26th February, be approved.—[Mr. Dorrell.]

  • Elderly Persons (Nottingham)

    15 speeches

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

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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.

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