House of Commons debates

Tuesday, 9 May 1995

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MADAM SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Madam Speaker's Statement

    1 speech

    I have to report that the House attended Her Majesty on Friday last in Westminster Hall with an Address, in reply to which Her Majesty was pleased to make a most Gracious Speech. I would cause my...

  • Royal Assent

    1 speech

    I have to notify the House, in accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1967, that the Queen has signified Her Royal Assent to the following Act: Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995.

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Employment

    • Labour Statistics, Warwickshire

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many people are now employed in Warwickshire, or the appropriate travel-to-work areas, excluding Coventry; and how many were self-employed in the...

    • Unemployment Data

      10 speeches

      Mr. Alan W. Williams: To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what representations he has received from the Royal Statistical Society on the accuracy of unemployment data; and if he will...

      Equal Pay

      12 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment if he will make it his policy to promote equal pay for women part-time workers. [21618]

      Labour Statistics

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many people are currently in full-time employment; and if he will make a statement. [21619]

      Allerton Outreach Team

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment how many people, to date, have been placed in employment by the Allerton outreach team. [21620]

      Labour Statistics

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment if he will reconsider the Government's method of assessing employment statistics. [21621]

      Workfare

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what new studies he is conducting into workfare; and if he will make a statement. [21622]

      Long-term Unemployment

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what new measures he proposes to tackle long-term unemployment. [21623]

      Unemployment

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what is the latest unemployment figure;and if he will make a statement. (21624]

      Sex Equality Branch

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what are the priorities for the sex equality branch of his Department. (21625]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

  • Nuclear Review

    63 speeches

    With permission I would like to make a statement about the conclusions of the Government's nuclear review. It will be followed in due course by a debate. The findings of the review are set out...

  • Points of Order

    4 speeches

    On a point of order, Madam Speaker. There is a report in the Evening Standard, and there has been a report on television, about a serious problem at the Homerton hospital, which had to close its...

  • Interpretation (Amendment)

    1 speech

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to eliminate sexism in the language of future Acts of Parliament and other instruments. All legislation passed by Parliament is drafted in a...

    • Interpretation (Amendment)

      Ms Jean Corston accordingly presented a Bill to eliminate sexism in the language of future Acts of Parliament and other instruments: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a...

  • Former Yugoslavia

    64 speeches

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

    • Business of the House

      Ordered,That, at the sitting on Monday 15th May, the Speaker shall put the Questions on the Motions in the name of Mr. John M. Taylor relating to the draft Conditional Fee Agreements Order and...

  • Punjab (Treatment of Sikhs)

    17 speeches

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

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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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