House of Commons debates

Friday, 8 December 1989

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Nine o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Petitions

    • Broadcasting (Deaf People)

      1 speech

      I wish to present a petition to the honourable Commons of the United Kingdom, Great Britain and Northern Ireland in Parliament assembled. The humble petition of the people of the constituency of...

    • Barking — Dagenham and Redbridge

      1 speech

      I wish to present a petition on behalf of more than 300 constituents who wish to object to the proposals of the Boundary Commission to disregard the wishes of the London borough of Barking and...

      Broadcasting (Deaf People)

      1 speech

      I should like to present a petition regarding the deaf. It is the humble petition of the people of Ilford, South and is also presented on behalf of the constituents of my right hon. and learned...

  • Drugs Missuse

    70 speeches

    [Relevant documents: Sixth Report from the Home Affairs Committee in Session 1988–89, Crack: The Threat of Hard Drugs in the Next Decade (House of Commons Paper 536), the Seventh Report,...

  • Business of the House

    Ordered,That, at the sitting on Tuesday 12th December— (1) the Motion in the name of Sir Bernard Braine relating to War Crimes may be proceeded with, though opposed, for three hours after...

  • Sittings of the House

    Resolved,That— (1) this House do meet on Thursday 21st December, at half-past Nine o'clock;(2) notwithstanding the provisions of paragraph (2) of Standing Order No. 17 (Questions to...

  • European Legislation

    Ordered,That Mrs. Margaret Ewing be added to the Select Committee on European Legislation.—[Mr. Carel-Jones.]

  • Procedure

    Ordered,That Mr. Stan Crowther be discharged from the Procedure Committee and Mr. Graham Allen be added to the Committee.—[Mr. Carel-Jones.]

  • Sapper Kirk Sancto

    2 speeches

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

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