House of Commons debates

Thursday, 21 October 1999

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Eleven o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MADAM SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

    The Minister was asked—

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Solicitor-General

    The Solicitor-General was asked—

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture, Fisheries and Food

    The Minister was asked—

  • Business of the House

    45 speeches

    The business for next week will be as follows: MONDAY 25 OCTOBER—Motion to provide for the carry-over of the Financial Services and Markets Bill. Motion to renew the sessional orders...

  • Mitrokhin Archive

    26 speeches

    With permission, Madam Speaker, I wish to make a statement about the Mitrokhin archive and other related issues. On 13 September, when the House was in recess, I issued a written statement...

  • Standards and Privileges

    7 speeches

    Motion made, and Question proposed,That this House— (i) approves the Tenth and Eleventh Reports of the Committee on Standards and Privileges (HC 747);(ii) accordingly suspends Mr. Don...

  • Procedural Consequences of Devolution

    168 speeches

    [Relevant document: The Second Report of the Scottish Affairs Committee, Session 1997–98, on The Operation of Multi-Layer Democracy, HC 460.]

  • Business of the House

    Ordered,That, at the sitting on Monday 25th October, the Speaker shall put the Questions necessary to dispose of proceedings on any Motions in the name of Margaret Beckett relating to Financial...

  • Committee of Public Accounts

    Ordered,That Jane Griffiths be discharged from the Committee of Public Accounts.— [ Mr. McNulty, on behalf of the Committee of Selection.]

  • Rural Post Offices

    3 speeches

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

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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