House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 25 January 1995

  • Preamble

    The House met at Ten o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MADAM SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Madam Speaker's Statement

    1 speech

    As this is the first morning sitting under the new arrangements, it may be a help to Members if I make one or two points clear and for the record. First, the House will have noted that times for...

  • Pergau Dam

    47 speeches

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

  • Legal Aid

    64 speeches

    I am pleased to share this moment of history with my hon. Friend the Minister. It is perhaps appropriate that you should be in the Chair, Madam Deputy Speaker, because you are a former history...

  • York Carriage Works

    19 speeches

    1 pm

  • Mr. Nigel Dedman

    7 speeches

    I rise today knowing full well that this is the first day of individual debates under the Jopling reforms. I must say, as a small aside, that I was no great supporter of the Jopling reforms and I...

  • Health Authorities and Trusts

    9 speeches

    2 pm

  • Private Business

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland

    • A9

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what plans he has to change the current policy on roadside services on the A9 between Perth and Inverness.

    • Renewable Energy

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what steps he has taken in the past year to expand the usage of renewable energy in Scotland.

      Dunbartonshire Enterprise

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland when he next expects to meet Dunbartonshire Enterprise to discuss the future of the industrial site at Gartcosh.

      Commercial Property Law

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what representations he has received about the commercial property law in Scotland.

      Local Government Employees

      18 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many people are estimated to be currently employed in local government in Scotland; in how many local authorities they are operating and at what...

      Homelessness

      12 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland when he intends to outline the Government's proposals on homelessness following the responses to the consultation paper "Tackling Homelessness"; and...

      Burns Day

      12 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will bring forward proposals to make Burns day a national holiday.

      Hospitals

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what plans he has for new hospital development in west central Scotland; and if he will make a statement.

      Land Register

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland when he expects work on the land register for Scotland, as defined by the Land Registration (Scotland) Act 1979, to be completed.

      River Clyde

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what plans he has to meet representatives of the Clyde port authority to discuss the dredging of the River Clyde.

      Investment

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland when he last met representatives of Scottish business and industry to discuss future investment plans; and if he will make a statement.

      Deep-mine Coal Industry

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on the future of the deep-mine coal industry in Scotland.

      Highlands and Islands

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give his assessment of the prospects for economic growth in the highlands and islands in 1995–96.

      Entertainment Clubs

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will consider introducing legislation to license entertainment clubs in Scotland.

      Gaelic

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what proposals he has to increase the teaching and use of Gaelic.

      Housing Capital Expenditure

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the percentage change in net housing capital expenditure between 1994–95 and 1995–96.

      Emigration

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many Scotsmen emigrated to England in the years 1975 to 1979.

  • Points of Order

    31 speeches

    On a point of order, Madam Speaker.

  • Pensions (Divorce)

    1 speech

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend the law so as to provide for the equitable division of pensions in the event of divorce. I introduced this Bill at the end of the...

    • Pensions (Divorce)

      Mr. Harry Cohen accordingly presented a Bill to amend the law so as to provide for the equitable division of pensions in the event of divorce: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to...

  • Orders of the Day — Finance Bill

    2 speeches

    (Clauses Nos. 2, 5, 8, 15, 52, 64 and 91, Schedules Nos. 1, 4, 11 and 14, and any new Clauses first appearing on the Order Paper not later than 19th January and designed to continue the statutory...

  • Queen Elizabeth II Hospital (Welwyn Hatfield)

    12 speeches

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

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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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