House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 10 March 1993

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MADAM SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

    • Human Rights

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what action he proposes to take to promote the international protection of human rights.

    • Nagorno Karabakh

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the current situation in Nagorno Karabakh.

      Hong Kong

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs when he next expects to meet the Governor of Hong Kong to discuss his plans for democratic reform.

      South America

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs when he last visited the Falkland Islands to discuss relations with South American countries.

      Japan

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what plans he has to visit Japan to discuss the role of his posts in furthering trade.

      Yugoslavia

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the extension of UNPROFOR's mandate in former Yugoslavia under United Nations Security Council...

      European Community (Membership)

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what progress has been made towards enlarging the membership of the European Community.

      European Community (National Parliaments)

      12 speeches

      To ask the Secretary fo State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will publish a list of the areas of policy which remain within the exclusive competence of national parliaments in the EC.

      Israel

      12 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what representations he has made to the Government of Israel regarding the middle east peace process.

      Middle East

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on recent discussions with the new United States Administration on the middle east peace process.

      European Community (Membership)

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what further action he intends to take to facilitate the entry of Malta to the EC.

      Journalists (Middle and Eastern Europe)

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on media training for journalists from middle and eastern Europe.

      India

      6 speeches

      Mr. Robert Ainsworth: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on human rights in respect of relations with India.

      Israel

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will now propose that the United Nations should apply sanctions against Israel in order to enforce resolution 799; and if...

  • Fishing Incidents (Protests)

    40 speeches

    (by private notice): To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food about the disruption caused by French and British fishermen.

  • Points of Order

    15 speeches

    4 pm

  • Bill Presented

    • Gangmaster

      Sir Richard Body presented a Bill to require gangmasters to be licensed by justices: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time upon Friday 23 April, and to be...

    • Scottish Grand Committee

      Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 97(1) (Matters relating exclusively to Scotland),

      National Health Service

      That the Matter of the National Health Service in Scotland, being a Matter relating exclusively to Scotland, be referred to the Scottish Grand Committee for its consideration.—[Mr. Kirkhope.]

  • Church of England

    8 speeches

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to terminate the establishment of the Church of England in England; to make provision in respect of the Temporalities thereof; and for...

    • Church of England

      4 speeches

      Mr. Simon Hughes accordingly presented a Bill to terminate the establishment of the Church of England in England; to make provision in respect of the Temporalities thereof; and for connected...

  • Prevention of Terrorism

    132 speeches

    Before I call the Secretary of State, I shall make an announcement. There is a lot of interest in the order and I plead with hon. Members to speak for only a short time so that I am able to call...

  • Orders of the Day — Foreign Compensation (Amendment) Bill [Lords)

    As amended (in the Standing Committee).

  • Council Tax Benefit

    10 speeches

    Motion made, and Questions put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 101(5) (Standing Committees on Statutory Instruments, &c.),That the draft Council Tax Benefit (General) Amendment...

  • Redundancy Payments (Local Government)

    21 speeches

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 101(5) (Standing Committees on Statutory Instruments, &c.)That the draft Redundancy Payments (Local Government)...

  • Rating and Valuation

    14 speeches

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 101(5) (Standing Committees on Statutory Instruments, &c.),That that the draft Water Undertakers (Rateable Values)...

  • Medicines Control Agency

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 101(5) (Standing Committees on Statutory Instruments, &c.),That the draft Medicines Control Agency Trading Fund Order...

  • European Community Documents

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith pursuant to Standing Order No. 102(9) (European Standing Committees.)

    • Potatoes

      3 speeches

      That this House takes note of the Court of Auditors' Report concerning the financial year 1991 together with the institutions' replies (OJ No. C330, Volume 35) and the unnumbered Explanatory...

  • Court of Auditors

    37 speeches

    I beg to move, That this House takes note of the Court of Auditors' Report concerning the financial year 1991 together with the institutions' replies (OJ No. C330, Volume 35) and the unnumbered...

  • Plymouth Development Corporation

    56 speeches

    Motion made, and Question proposed,That the Plymouth Development Corporation (Area and Constitution) Order 1993, dated 20th January 1993, a copy of which was laid before this House on 25th...

  • Sex Tourism (South-east Asia)

    10 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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