House of Commons debates

Friday, 30 June 1989

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Nine o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Petition

    1 speech

    I wish to present a petition, which reads as follows: To the Honourable the Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in Parliament assembled.The Humble Petition of...

  • Bill Presented

    • Blasphemy

      Mr. Harry Greenway presented a Bill to make provision for the punishment of persons who blaspheme against certain religions: And the same was read the First Time; and ordered to be read a Second...

  • Listeria

    2 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. You will have read the reports in the newspapers of 26 babies dying because of ministerial incompetence in failing to warn expectant mothers of the risk of...

  • Policing (London)

    156 speeches

    [Relevant document: Report of the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis (Cm. 670)].

  • PARKING BILL [Money]

    Queen's Recommendation having been signified

  • Televising of Proceedings of the House

    Ordered,That — (i) the Select Committee on Televising of Proceedings of the House have power to give directions and perform other duties in accordance with the provisions of the Resolution...

  • Ophthalmic Services (Maidstone)

    4 speeches

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