House of Commons debates

Thursday, 23 January 1992

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MR. SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department

    • Crime

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is his estimate of the number of crimes committed in 1991.

    • Public Order Act 1986

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he has any plans to meet the chief constable of Essex to discuss proper implementation of section 39 of the Public Order Act 1986 in the...

      Sunday Trading

      12 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make a further statement on the operation of the Sunday trading laws.

      Murder (Provocation)

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make a statement on the law relating to provocation as it affects cases of murder.

      Europol

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he next expects to meet his European Community counterparts to discuss further progress in the Europol proposals.

      Traffic Wardens

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what encouragement he is giving police forces to recruit and use traffic wardens for traffic control duties, particularly to meet seasonal needs.

      Bail Offenders

      12 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what measures he intends to take to deal with repeated offenders who commit crimes while still on bail; and if he will make a statement.

      Life Imprisonment

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he will make a statement on the guidelines for the period of imprisonment to be served before prisoners sentenced to life...

      Parliamentary Representation

      14 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what representations he has received about the level of parliamentary representation from England; and if he will make a statement.

      Vehicle Security

      12 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what representations he has received from motor car manufacturers regarding their intentions to improve motor car security.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

  • Business of the House

    61 speeches

    Will the Leader of the House please tell us the business for next week?

  • Type 23 Frigates

    41 speeches

    With permission, Mr. Speaker, I wish to make a statement on a further order for type 23 frigates. The type 23 frigate will form the backbone of the Royal Navy anti-submarine surface force in the...

  • Points of Order

    18 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. Earlier, the House heard the hon. Member for Dartford (Mr. Dunn) make wholly untrue allegations about Labour's policies with respect to the savings and income...

  • Bill Presented

    • Social Security (Mortgage Interest Payments)

      Mr. Secretary Newton, supported by the Prime Minister, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Secretary Heseltine, Mr. Secretary Brooke, Mr. Secretary Hunt, Mr. Secretary Lilley, Mr. Secretary...

  • Opposition Day

    [3RD ALLOTTED DAY]

    • Poverty

      103 speeches

      I must announce to the House that I have selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister. Furthermore, a very large number of hon. Members are seeking to participate in the debate. It...

  • Ravenscraig

    136 speeches

    We now come to the debate on Ravenscraig. Time is limited. Many hon. Members wish to speak, so I appeal for short speeches. I should also inform the House that Mr. Speaker has selected the...

  • Petition

    • Wooler Green (Shop)

      1 speech

      I am privileged to have the opportunity to present a petition on behalf of 710 residents of Woolmer Green in my constituency. The petition concerns the proposed closure of the local village shop...

  • Mr. Jeremy Thorpe

    6 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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