House of Commons debates

Thursday, 18 January 1996

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MADAM SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Private Business

    • CITY OF WESTMINSTER BILL [Lords]

      1 speech

      Motion made, and Question proposed,That the Promoters of the City of Westminster Bill [Lords] may, notwithstanding anything in the Standing Orders or practice of this House, proceed with the Bill...

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department

    • Deaths in Custody

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people died in official custody in 1995. [7842]

    • Burglaries

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make a statement on the change in recorded offences of burglary in London during the 12-month period to June 1995; and what...

      Probation Training

      8 speeches

      Mr. Alan W. Williams: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make a statement on the future of probation training. [7848]

      Asylum Seekers

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is the latest estimate of the numbers seeking asylum in 1995. [7849]

      Crime

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department in which police force region in England and Wales there has been the lowest increase in recorded crime since 1979. [7851]

      Uniformed Police

      10 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what discussions he has had with the Police Federation concerning the proposed increase in uniformed officers. [7582]

      Closed Circuit Television

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he expects to announce the allocation of the money announced in the Budget for closed circuit television. [7853]

      Corporal Punishment

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what plans he has for reintroducing corporal punishment; and if he will make a statement. [7854]

      Vehicle Crime

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what information he has on the level of vehicle crime (a) in England and Wales and (b) in other Organisation for Economic Co-operation...

      Border Controls

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what progress has been made in the European Court consideration of the border controls issue initiated by the European Parliament. [7856]

      Alcohol

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what plans he has to make it an offence for young people under 18 years of age to consume alcohol in public places; and if he will make a...

      Robbery

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what percentage change there has been in incidents of robbery as reported by the police in the 12 months to June 1995 in South Yorkshire. [7858]

      Prisons (Incentive Scheme)

      4 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make a statement on progress on the implementation of the incentive scheme in prisons. [7860]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

  • Business of the House

    54 speeches

    May I ask the Leader of the House to state the business for next week?

  • Prisoners in Hospital

    47 speeches

    With permission, Madam Speaker, I should like to make a statement on the use of restraints on prisoners attending hospital, particularly women who are pregnant. The acting Director General of...

  • Bill Presented

    • Housing

      Mr. Secretary Gummer, supported by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Secretary Lilley, Mr. Secretary Forsyth, Mr. Secretary Hague, Mr. David Curry, Mr. Jonathan Evans and Mr. James Clappison...

  • The Army

    109 speeches

    [Relevant documents: the Defence Committee has reported on the Reserve Forces in its Twelfth Report of Session 1994–95, HC 65, and on Gulf War Syndrome in its Eleventh Report, HC 197. The...

  • Mineworkers (Bronchitis and Emphysema)

    8 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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