House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 4 May 1994

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MADAM SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

    • Singapore

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on relations with Singapore.

    • Greece

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what is his assessment of Greece's commitment to the policies of NATO and the European Union.

      Bosnia

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what consultations he has had over future United Nations operations in Bosnia in the light of recent events.

      Middle East Peace Talks

      14 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the peace process in the middle east.

      Inward Investment

      14 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what steps his Department is taking to encourage inward investment in the United Kingdom.

      Yugoslavia

      8 speeches

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

      Argentina

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what progress is being made towards normalising relations with Argentina.

      Holidaymakers

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what advice he has for Britons holidaying abroad this summer.

      South Africa

      16 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will arrange to meet South African political leaders to discuss the outcome of the elections.

      Italy

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement of his policy on relations with the new Government in Italy.

      Israel

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on relations with Israel.

      Falkland Islands

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on his recent visit to the Falkland Islands.

      Middle East Peace Talks

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what plans he has for a forthcoming visit to the middle east to discuss the peace process.

      Cyprus

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement about the situation in Cyprus.

      Eastern Europe

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether eastern European countries can be expected to join the EC.

  • Trade Descriptions (Amendment)

    1 speech

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend the Trade Descriptions Act 1968 to harmonise liabilities for misdescription of services and of goods; to impose strict liability for...

    • Trade Descriptions (Amendment)

      Mr. John Hutton accordingly presented a Bill to amend the Trade Descriptions Act 1968 to harmonise liabilities for misdescription of services and of goods; to impose strict liability for...

  • The Army

    174 speeches

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

  • Agriculture

    Ordered,That Mr. Andrew Hunter be discharged from the Agriculture Committee and Mr. Roger Knapman be added to the Committee. —[Sir Fergus Montgomery, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.]

  • Employment

    Ordered,That Mr. Richard Spring be discharged from the Employment Committee and Sir Ralph Howell be added to the Committee. —[Sir Fergus Montgomery, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.]

  • Liaison

    Ordered,That Sir James Kilfedder be added to the Liaison Committee. —[Mr. Lightbown.]

  • Mr. Bryan Ruppert

    6 speeches

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

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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