House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 6 May 1992

  • Preamble

    The House met at twenty-five minutes past Eleven o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MADAM SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Members Sworn

    The following Members took and subscribed the Oath, or made and subscribed the Affirmation required by Law:Robert Adam Ross Maclennan, esquire, Caithness andSutherland.Tam Dalyell, esquire,...

  • Sessional Orders

    • Elections

      Ordered,That all Members who are returned for two or more places in any part of the United Kingdom to make their Election for which of the places they will serve, within one week after it shall...

  • Witnesses

    2 speeches

    Motion made, and Question proposed,That if shall appear that any person hath been tampering with any Witness, in respect of his evidence to be given to this House, or any Committee thereof, or...

  • Metropolitan Police

    2 speeches

    Motion made, and Question proposed,That the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis do take care that during the Session of Parliament the passages through the streets leading to the House be...

    • Votes and Proceedings

      Ordered,That the Votes and Proceedings of this House be printed, being first perused by Madam Speaker; and that she do appoint the printing thereof; and that no person but such as she shall...

    • Outlawries

      Bill for the more effectual preventing Clandestine Outlawries; read the First time; to be read a Second time.

      Journal

      Ordered,That the Journal of this House, from the end of the last Session to the end of the present Session, with an index thereto, be printed.

      Chairman and Deputy Chairmen of Ways and Means

      Ordered,That Mr. Michael Morris be Chairman of Ways and Means, and that Mr. Geoffrey Lofthouse and Dame Janet Fookes be First and Second Deputy Chairmen of Ways and Means.—[Mr. Newton.]

  • Queen's Speech

    1 speech

    I have to acquaint the House that this House has this day attended Her Majesty in the House of Peers, and that Her Majesty was pleased to make a Most Gracious Speech from the Throne to both...

  • Debate on the Address

    • First Day

      112 speeches

      Before I call the proposer and the seconder of the motion on the Loyal Address, it may be for the convenience of the House if I announce the proposed subjects for the various debates. Thursday 7...

  • Severn Bridge (Toll Charges)

    23 speeches

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

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