House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 12 April 2000

  • Preamble

    The House met at half-past Two o'clock

  • Prayers

    [MADAM SPEAKER in the Chair]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland

    The Secretary of State was asked—

    • Education Funding

      11 speeches

      How Northern Ireland schools and colleges will benefit from the additional funding for education announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer; and if he will make a statement. [117340]

    • Executive

      21 speeches

      What progress has been made in re-establishing the Northern Ireland Executive. [117372]


      10 speeches

      If he will make a statement on the security situation in Northern Ireland. [117373]

      Fuel Tax

      4 speeches

      What recent discussions he has had with the petrol retail industry in Northern Ireland concerning the level of tax on fuel; and if he will make a statement. [117374]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

    The Prime Minister was asked—

  • Points of Order

    8 speeches

    On a point of order, Madam Speaker. At about 2.50 pm today, I tried to gain access to the House through the St. Stephen's entrance. Because of the large number of representatives of...

  • Registered Fair Rents

    1 speech

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to amend the Rent Act 1977 to limit the maximum fair rent registrable in respect of regulated tenancies. The Bill is a technical measure to...

  • Registered Fair Rents

    Mr. Adrian Sanders accordingly presented a Bill to amend the Rent Act 1977 to limit the maximum fair rent registrable in respect of regulated tenancies: And the same was read the First time; and...

  • Opposition Day


    • Sub-post Offices

      168 speeches

      We come now to the motion on the future of sub-post offices. I have selected the amendment that stands in the name of the Prime Minister.

  • Asylum Seekers

    176 speeches

    We now come to the next motion, and I must tell the House that Madam Speaker has selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.

  • Delagated Legislation

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursant to Standing Order No. 118(6) (Standing Committees on Delagated Legislation),

    • Immigration

      That the draft Immigration (Leave to Enter and Remain) Order 2000, which was laid before this House on 30th March, be approved.—[Mr.Mike Hall.]

  • Petition

    • Village Post Offices

      1 speech

      The petition that I am presenting this evening is in the name of Thelma Budd of 9 Morgan quay, Teignmouth, Devon. It is signed by Mrs. Budd and a number of other members of the Teignmouth...

  • Bail Hostels

    6 speeches

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

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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