House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 7 February 1990

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

    • Eastern Europe

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what further steps are being planned by the Government to assist east European countries.

    • Helsinki Final Act

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what assessment he has made of the implications of the proposed Soviet Emigration Bill for fulfilment of the obligations imposed...

      South Africa

      16 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent representations Her Majesty's Government have made to the Government of South Africa; and if he will make a statement.

      Papua New Guinea

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement about the United Kingdom's relations with Papua New Guinea.

      South Africa

      18 speeches

      Mr. Robert Hughes: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what plans Her Majesty's Government have to ensure that South Africa implements the measures agreed by the...

      Hong Kong

      12 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on his Department's discussions with Dame Lydia Dunn.

      Latin America

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on British and European Community policies towards Latin America.

      E1 Salvador

      5 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a further statement on the visit by members of the Metropolitan police to El Salvador regarding the recent...

      Colombia

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary fo State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on Britain's relations with Colombia

      Lukanov Inquiry, Bulgaria

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he has yet received any request to contribute any information to the Lukanov inquiry in Bulgaria

      Drug Misuse

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what contribution he or his Department expects to make to the forthcoming special session of the United Nations assembly...

      Hong Kong

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a further statement on representations he has received from the people of Hong Kong on proposed direct elections...

      Namibia

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what information he has on the foreign debt incurred by the South African illegal administration in Namibia

      West Bank

      12 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will instruct the consul general in east Jerusalem to continue to monitor alleged breaches of the fourth Geneva convention...

  • Points of Order

    20 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. It will be known to you that a Select Committee of this House—the Select Committee on Defence—has decided, as is its right, to look at the affair of...

  • Bill Presented

    • Education (School Governing Bodies)

      1 speech

      Mr. Jack Straw, supported by Mr. Barry Jones, Mr. Derek Fatchett, Ms. Hilary Armstrong, Mr. Andrew Smith, Mr. Win Griffiths, Mr. George Howarth and Mr. Tom Cox, presented a Bill to amend the law...

    • Social Security

      87 speeches

      I beg to move, That the draft Social Security (Contributions)(Re-rating) Order 1990, which was laid before this House on 18th January, be approved. I understand, Mr. Speaker, that it will be...

      Terms and Conditions of Employment

      Motion made, and Question put, That the draft Statutory Sick Pay (Rate of Payment) Regulations 1990, which were laid before this House on 18th January, be approved.—[Mr. Newton.]

      Social Security

      91 speeches

      I beg to move, That the draft Social Security (Industrial Injuries) (Regular Employment) Regulations 1990, which were laid before this House on 18th January, be approved.

      East Hertfordshire Health Authority

      11 speeches

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

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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