House of Commons debates

Friday, 12 January 1990

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Nine o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Petitions

    • Student Loans

      1 speech

      I beg to present a petition signed by Mr. David Bond, deputy president of Bradford college student union, and by 1,000 students and other citizens, which calls for rejection of the government's...

    • Broadcasting (Deaf People)

      1 speech

      I beg to present my first petition since being elected a Member of this House, on behalf of Mr. Hampton, of Freshwater, who is the Isle of Wight's project director for the deaf. The petition is...

      NHS Reform

      1 speech

      I beg to present a petition signed by many of my constituents, relating to the Government's proposals for the future of the National Health Service. A number of the signatures were collected at...

      Multi-fibre Arrangement

      1 speech

      In view of the large number of hon. Members who have indicated that they wish to participate in the debate, I propose placing a 10-minute limit on speeches made between 11.30 am and 1 pm. I hope...

  • Points of Order

    6 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I should like to inquire whether you have received an application from a Government Department to make a statement about the serious case of rabies which has...

  • The Future of the Multi-Fibre Arrangement

    96 speeches

    It is a sign of the importance that the House attaches to the textile industry and to the multi-fibre arrangement that we have had seven debates in 21 months on this industry. It has produced a...

    • Business of the House

      Ordered,That, at the sitting on Wednesday 17th January, the Motion in the name of the Prime Minister for the Adjournment of the House shall lapse at Seven o'clock unless it has been previously...

  • Sports Facilities (London)

    7 speeches

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

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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