House of Commons debates

Thursday, 14 November 1996

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MADAM SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland

    • Peace Process

      24 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will make a statement on the latest political developments in the peace process. [2509]

    • Terrorist Weapons (Decommissioning)

      16 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will make a statement on the decommissioning of terrorist weapons in Northern Ireland. [2510]

      Rathlin Island Ferry

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will make a statement on compensation arrangements for those who lose their jobs as a result of the new ferry introduced between Rathlin...

      Docks and Harbours

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will review his proposals for the valuation and rating of docks and harbours in Northern Ireland. [2512]

      Transport Links

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what discussions he has had with Commissioner Kinnock about transport links between Great Britain and Northern Ireland. [2515]

      Crimes (Clear-up Rate)

      8 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what has been the clear-up rate for recorded crimes in each of the last five years. [2517]

      Employment

      6 speeches

      To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what measures he proposes to increase employment in Northern Ireland over the next 12 months. [2521]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

    • Engagements

      34 speeches

      To ask the Prime Minister if he will list his official engagements for Thursday 14 November. [2539]

  • Zaire

    51 speeches

    With permission, Madam Speaker, I would like to make a statement about Zaire. The Great Lakes region of Africa is facing a complex emergency and a potential humanitarian catastrophe. Throughout...

  • Business of the House

    47 speeches

    I should like to make a statement about the business for next week: MONDAY 18 NovEmBER—Consideration of money resolution relating to the Firearms (Amendment) Bill. Consideration of...

  • Division (Correction)

    2 speeches

    On a point of order, Madam Speaker. I wish to inform the House that an incorrect vote was announced on the second Division last night. The correct figure for the Noes was 302, not 295.

  • Hong Kong

    158 speeches

    Motion made, and Question proposed, That this House do now adjourn. -Mr. Anthony Coombs.]

  • Road Transport

    2 speeches

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

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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