Friday, 20 May 1988
The House met at half-past Nine o'clock
[MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]
I have pleasure in presenting to the House a petition signed by 6,530 residents of the United Kingdom asking the House to give careful consideration to proposals to introduce a law to enable...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Boscawen.]
Ordered,That, at any sitting at which Motions relating to Short Speeches or Public Petitions may be made by a Minister of the Crown, such motions may be proceeded with, though opposed, for one...
On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. It is distressing that the Government are not prepared to allow time for private Members' Bills to be discussed in the House. As you know, Madam Deputy...
Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Dorrell.]
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