House of Commons debates

Thursday, 23 May 1991

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Nine o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Bill Presented

    • Local Government Finance and Valuation

      Mr. Secretary Heseltine, supported by Mr. Secretary Hunt, Mr. Secretary Lang, Mr. David Mellor, Mr. Michael Portillo and Mr. Allan Stewart, presented a Bill to abolish restrictions on the power...

    • Israel

      7 speeches

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

      Dangerous Dogs

      17 speeches

      I am grateful to have the opportunity for a debate on curbing dangerous dogs and on the control of those animals. Several of my hon. Friends wish to take part in the debate. However, I and, I am...

      Active Citizenship

      12 speeches

      The concept of active citizenship means different things to different people. It is all-embracing. I believe that active citizenship, when it is healthy, makes for a stable and well-ordered...

      Sport and Recreation

      14 speeches

      It is a pleasure once more to bring to the Dispatch Box the Minister for Sport so that he may have yet another opportunity to shine. He is looking particularly fresh this morning after a...

      Franco-British Relations

      4 speeches

      I must declare an interest as I am the chairman of the Franco-British parliamentary relations committee and deputy chairman of the British section of the Franco-British Council. I have never made...

      Health and Social Services (Eastbourne)

      2 speeches

      I thank those who have enabled me to speak this morning. I thank also the Minister for the time that she is to give to responding to the debate. As a Sussex Member of Parliament, and as a keen...

      Deep-mine Coal Industry (Lothian)

      2 speeches

      The Government have a responsibility to ensure that this country has an energy industry which meets our short-term needs and ensures that in the long run we will not have to depend on imported...

      Noise Pollution

      5 speeches

      I am very grateful to you, Madam Deputy Speaker, for this opportunity to bring again to the attention of the House the problem of noise—in particular, the problem of noisy parties and the...

      Mr. Leonard Pell

      2 speeches

      I am grateful for this opportunity to raise the case of my constituent, Mr. Leonard Pell, who lives in Carlton, near Barnsley. The case is rather complex, as I will explain. Mr. Pell is a war...

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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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