House of Commons debates

Tuesday, 22 November 1994

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MADAM SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Defence

    • Northern Ireland

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what plans he has for British service men in Northern Ireland.

    • Indonesia

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence when he last met representatives of the Indonesian Government to discuss co-operation between British and Indonesian armed forces; and if he will make a...

      Compensation Payments

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement on compensation payments made to women dismissed from the armed forces on the grounds of pregnancy.

      Royal Navy

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what will be the size of the Royal Navy's surface fleet by the year 2000, under the current plans.

      Plutonium

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what plans he has to counteract the risks from the increased volume of plutonium on world markets.

      Land Mines

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will make a statement on the export of anti-personnel land mines.

      Senior Officers (Housing)

      9 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what assessment he has made of his policy on expenditure on housing for senior officers.

      Military Music

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what are the total costs associated with military music training and performances in the current year.

      Bosnia

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what plans he has to visit Bosnia to examine the military situation.

      Former Soviet Union (Weapons)

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what assessment he has made of the threat from bacteriological and chemical warfare weapons held in the former Soviet Union.

      Ministerial Responsibilities

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence which Minister is responsible in his Department for the interests of veterans, war widows and dependants.

      Defence Contractors

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what assistance his Department is providing to defence contractors as a result of reductions in the procurement budget.

      Departmental Property

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many (a) farms and (b) occupied houses owned by his Department in Northumberland are not connected to a mains electricity supply.

      County Regiments

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what representations he has received calling for the restoration of county regiments.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

    • Engagements

      32 speeches

      To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for Tuesday 22 November.

    • Cyprus

      4 speeches

      To ask the Prime Minister when he last met the President of Cyprus; and what issues were discussed.

      Engagements

      4 speeches

      To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for Tuesday 22 November.

      Points of Order

      13 speeches

      On a point of order, Madam Speaker. May I ask you for some advice? During the passage of the private Member's Bill that I promoted last Session, the Tobacco Advertising Bill, there were denials...

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Bill Presented

    • Health Authorities

      Mrs. Secretary Bottomley, supported by Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Secretary Redwood and Mr. Gerald Malone, presented a Bill to abolish Regional Health Authorities, District Health...

  • Business of the House

    Ordered,That— (1) Standing Order No. 13 (Arrangement of public business) shall have effect for this Session with the following modifications, namely: In paragraph (4) the word 'thirteen'...

  • Orders of the Day — Debate on the Address

    • Fifth Day

      Order read for resuming adjourned debate on Question,That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty as follows:—Most Gracious Sovereign,We, Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal...

  • Health and Social Security

    148 speeches

    I have selected the amendment in the name of the Leader of the Opposition.

  • Business of the House

    Ordered,That, at the sitting on Thursday 24th November, the Speaker shall— (i) put the Questions necessary to dispose of proceedings on the Motion in the name of Mr. Tony Newton relating to...

  • Petitions

    • Child Sex Offenders

      1 speech

      I am pleased to present tonight this petition, organised by the Action for Children campaign, which has been signed by 1,253 attenders at the 21st Greenbelt festival on 29 August. In the...

    • VAT on Fuel

      3 speeches

      In addition to the more than a quarter of a million signatures that were presented to Downing street on Monday this week by my hon. Friend the Member for Bristol, South {Ms Primarolo), a further...

  • Barnsley Football Club

    4 speeches

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

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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