House of Commons debates

Tuesday, 21 November 1989

  • Preamble

    The House met at twenty-nine minutes past Eleven o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Sessional Orders

    • Elections

      Ordered,That all Members who are returned for two or more places in any part of the United Kingdom to make their Election for which of the places they will serve, within one week after it shall...

    • Witnesses

      Resolved,That if it shall appear that any person hath been tampering with any Witness, in respect of his evidence to be given to this House, or any Committee thereof, or directly or indirectly...

  • Metropolitan Police

    2 speeches

    Motion made, and Question proposed,That the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis do take care that during the Session of Parliament the passages through the streets leading to this House be...

    • Votes and Proceedings

      Ordered,That the Votes and Proceedings of this House be printed, being first perused by Mr. Speaker; and that he do appoint the printing thereof; and that no person but such as he shall appoint...

    • Outlawries

      A Bill for the more effectual preventing Clandestine Outlawries; read the First time; to be read a Second time.


      Ordered,That the Journal of this House, from the end of the last Session to the end of the present Session, with an index thereto, be printed.

  • Queen's Speech

    1 speech

    I have to acquaint the House that this House has this day attended Her Majesty in the House of Peers, and that Her Majesty was pleased to make a Most Gracious Speech from the Throne to both...

  • Debate on the Address

    • First Day

      242 speeches

      It may be for the convenience of the House if I announce the proposed pattern of the remaining days of the debate on the Loyal Address: Wednesday 22 November—industry and the environment;...

  • Scottish Fishing Industry

    14 speeches

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

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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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