House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 26 June 1991

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    2 speeches

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Private Business

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

    • Middle East

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what is the latest position concerning the establishment of a middle east conference; and if he will make a statement.

    • Commonwealth Governments

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what priority the Commonwealth attaches to the promotion of good government among its members.

      South Africa

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if when he visits South Africa, he will discuss policy on sanctions and boycotts with representatives of the African National...

      Cyprus

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs when he will next meet the Secretary-General of the United Nations to discuss Cyprus.

      Intergovernmental Conferences

      12 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the progress of the intergovernmental conferences.

      Romania

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent discussions he has had with the Government of Romania.

      Middle East

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on his proposals for security and co-operation in the middle east.

      Antarctica

      14 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the progress of the meeting of the Antarctic treaty nations in Madrid.

      South Africa

      12 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what contribution Her Majesty's Government are making to the achievement of a one-person, one-vote constitution for South Africa...

      Baltic Republics

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what representations he has received from the Heads of the Governments of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia on the current situation...

      Seychelles

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs when he next plans to visit the Seychelles.

      Lebanon

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the visit of the Minister of State, the hon. and learned Member for Grantham (Mr. Hogg), to Lebanon.

      Iraq

      11 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the latest position of safe havens in Iraq; and what consultations have taken place with his...

  • Pensions

    38 speeches

    With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement about recent developments in pension provision and to say how the Government plan to build on those developments for the future....

  • Abolition of Deer Hunting

    3 speeches

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to ban the hunting of deer with hounds; and for connected purposes. It is with a sense of sadness that we recall the death of Eric Heffer...

    • Abolition of Deer Hunting

      Mr. Jeremy Corbyn accordingly presented a Bill to ban the hunting of deer with hounds; and for connected purposes: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time upon...

  • Points of Order

    9 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. An important feature of this afternoon's debate is the revised draft treaty for the union of the 12 European Community states. Despite a question to the Foreign...

  • European Community

    172 speeches

    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn.—[Mr. Wood.][Relevant documents: White Paper on Developments in the European Community, July-December 1990 (Cm. 1457), the...

  • European Standing Committees

    44 speeches

    I beg to move, That Standing Order No. 102 (European Standing Committees) be further amended as follows:in paragraph (8), leave out lines 64 to 66 and insert—The chairman shall thereupon...

  • Petition

    • Schools Reorganisation (Mansfield)

      1 speech

      This petition of 5,863 signatures has been gathered by Mr. Robert Fennell of Pleasley in Mansfield, ably assisted by parents, children and governors of the middle schools of Mansfield including...

  • National Emergency Helpline

    2 speeches

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

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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