House of Commons debates

Friday, 21 July 1989

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Nine o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

    • Petitions

    • Roads (Streatham)

      1 speech

      It is with great pleasure that I present a petition with more than 15,000 signatures collected in not many weeks in my constituency by an organisation called Streatham Against the Roads, which is...

      Pensioners

      1 speech

      I have the pleasure to present two petitions from Grimsby relating to pensioners and the plight of pensioners. Society owes a fair deal to those who brought us through the hard times. They...

      Bill Presented

      Poll Tax (Illegal Forms)

      Mr. Nigel Griffiths, supported by Mr. John McAllion, Mr. Harry Ewing, Mr. John McFall, Mr. Calum Macdonald, Mr. Frank Doran and Mrs. Maria Fyfe, presented a Bill to remove the requirement for...

      Drug and Alcohol Abuse

      27 speeches

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

      Water Supply (South London)

      30 speeches

      (by private notice): To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will make a statement on the operational problems in the water industry which have left 500,000 homes in south and...

      Royal Assent

      1 speech

      I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1967, that the Queen has signified Her Royal Assent to the following Acts: Parking Act 1989Control of Smoke Pollution Act...

      Drug and Alcohol Abuse

      25 speeches

      Question again proposed, That this House do now adjourn.

      Business of the House

      Ordered,That, at the sitting on Monday 24th July, the Motion in the name of the Prime Minister for the Adjournment of the House may be proceeded with, though opposed, after the expiration of the...

      Nature Conservation and Wildlife

      5 speeches

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

What is this?

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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