House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 18 July 2001

  • Private Business

    • City of London (Ward Elections) Bill

      1 speech

      Motion made, and Question proposed, That the promoters of the City of London (Ward Elections) Bill which originated in this House in the last Parliament but had not received the Royal Assent may,...

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland

    The Secretary of State was asked—

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

    The Prime Minister was asked—

  • Bristol Royal Infirmary Inquiry

    29 speeches

    With permission, Mr. Speaker, I wish to make a statement about the Bristol Royal infirmary inquiry. The report of the inquiry into the care and management of children receiving complex heart...

  • Points of Order

    4 speeches

    On a point of order, Madam Deputy Speaker. During Prime Minister's questions, I asked about the Government's intentions with regard to the east coast main line franchise. The Prime Minister...

  • Bills Presented

    • Marine Wildlife Conservation

      Mr. John Randall, supported by Mr. Peter Atkinson, Mr. Henry Bellingham, Andrew Bennett, Mr. Peter Bottomley, Mr. Colin Breed, Mrs. Helen Brinton, Mr. John Gummer, Mr. Elfyn Llwyd, Mr. Andrew...

    • Patents Act 1977 (Amendment)

      Mr. Ian Liddell-Grainger, supported by Mr. Keith Simpson, Mr. Oliver Letwin, Hugh Robertson, Mr. Michael Jack, Mr. Mark Prisk, Mr. David Heath, Mr. Jonathan Djanogly, Dr. Andrew Murrison, Mr....

      Age Equality Commission

      Ms Candy Atherton, supported by Jim Knight, Andrew George, Linda Perham, Roger Berry, Linda Gilroy and Mr. Ian Liddell-Grainger presented a Bill to make provision for the establishment of an Age...

      Home Energy Conservation

      Dr. Desmond Turner, supported by Mr. Don Foster, Sir Sydney Chapman, Dr. Ian Gibson, Mr. Alan Simpson, Mr. David Drew, Mr. David Chaytor, Matthew Taylor, Joan Ruddock, Mr. David Lepper, Mr....

      Pension Annuities (Amendment)

      Mr. David Curry presented a Bill to amend the law relating to the purchase of annuities in respect of private and personal pensions, defined contribution and additional voluntary contribution...

      Employee Share Schemes

      Mr. Mark Lazarowicz, supported by Mr. John McFall, Mr. Archy Kirkwood, Linda Gilroy, Ms Meg Munn, Mr. Mark Hendrick, Jim Dobbin, Mr. Ian Davidson, Mr. David Miliband, Mr. Tony Lloyd, John Barrett...

      Industrial and Provident Societies

      Mr. Gareth R. Thomas, supported by Andy Love, Mike Gapes, Doug Naysmith, Gillian Merron, Ken Purchase, Phil Hope, Andy Reed, John McFall, Ian Davidson, Paul Goggins and David Taylor presented a...

      Food Labelling

      Mr. Eric Pickles, supported by Mr. David Drew, Mr. Stephen O'Brien, Mrs. Ann Cryer, Mr. David Curry, Mr. Bill Rammell, Mr. Charles Hendry, Mr. Ian Davidson, Alistair Burt, Mr. Nigel Jones, Mr....

      Legalisation of Cannabis

      Mr. Jon Owen Jones, supported by Ms Diane Abbott, John Austin, Tony Banks, Jeremy Corbyn, Paul Flynn, Dr. Ian Gibson, Mr. Mike Hancock, Dr. Brian Iddon, Lynne Jones, Austin Mitchell and Dr. Jenny...

      Copyright, Etc. and Trade Marks (Offences and Enforcement)

      Dr. Vincent Cable, supported by Richard Burden, Bill Cash, Brian Cotter, Ed Davey, Ian Liddell-Grainger, Paul Marsden, Andrew Miller, Austin Mitchell, Lembit Öpik and Nicholas Winterton...

      Housing (Wales)

      Mr. Simon Thomas, supported by Mr. Elfyn Llwyd, Adam Price and Hywel Williams presented a Bill to enable the National Assembly for Wales to make provision about registration and licensing schemes...

      Children With Disabilities (Play Areas)

      Mr. Adrian Sanders, supported by Mr. Anthony Steen, Mr. Robert Syms, Paul Flynn, Nick Harvey, Richard Younger-Ross, Mr. Gordon Prentice, Mr. Nigel Jones and Mr. Colin Pickthall presented a Bill...

      Public Right of Planning Appeal

      Mr. Nigel Evans, supported by Mr. Laurence Robertson, Lembit Öpik, Mr. Lindsay Hoyle, Mr. Desmond Swayne, Mr. Robert Marshall-Andrews, Miss Anne McIntosh, Mr. John Bercow, Mr. Bill Wiggin,...

      Football Spectators

      Mr. Roger Godsiff presented a Bill to amend the law on the licensing of premises for the admission of spectators to football matches; and for connected purposes: And the same was read the First...

      Animal Sanctuaries (Licensing)

      Mr. Ian Cawsey, supported by Mr. David Amess, Norman Baker, Mr. Tony Banks, Mr. Roger Gale, Mr. Mike Hancock, Mr. Tim Loughton, Mr. Eric Martlew, Shona McIsaac, Dr. Nick Palmer, Mr. Martin Salter...

      Copyright (Visually Impaired Persons)

      Rachel Squire presented a Bill to permit, without infringement of copyright, the transfer of copyright works to formats accessible to visually impaired persons: And the same was read the First...

      Tobacco Disclosure

      Mr. Frank Dobson, supported by Mr. Kevin Barron, David Taylor, John Robertson, Miss Anne Begg and Dr. Phyllis Starkey presented a Bill to require the disclosure by companies selling tobacco...


      Mr. David Willetts presented a Bill to amend the law with respect to the Commonwealth Institute; to make provision in connection with the admission of Cameroon and Mozambique to the Commonwealth;...

      Firearms (Amendment)

      Mr. Jonathan R. Shaw, supported by Mr. Vernon Coaker, Mr. Robert Marshall-Andrews, Mr. Tony Banks, Mr. David Amess, Mr. Mike Hancock, Norman Baker and Mr. David Hinchliffe presented a Bill to...

  • Orders of the Day — European Communities (Amendment) Bill — [3rd Allotted Day]

    Considered in Committee [Progress, 17 July].

  • Deferred Divisions

    1 speech

    Order. I have now to announce the result of the Divisions deferred from a previous day. On the motion on section 5 of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993, the Ayes were 318, the Noes...

  • European Communities (Amendment) Bill

    2 speeches

    Further considered.

  • Business of the House

    1 speech

    Order read for resuming adjourned debate on Question [ 28 June], That Private Members' Bills shall have precedence over Government business on 26th October, 2nd, 23rd and 30th November 2001,...

  • Petition — Asylum Seekers (Everton)

    1 speech

    I present this petition on behalf of 378 Christians in Anglican and Catholic churches in the north Liverpool deanery who wish to register their concern about poor conditions and the atmosphere of...

  • British Bases (Kenya)

    8 speeches

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

  • Deferred Divisions — Section 5 of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993

    That this House takes note with approval of the Government's assessment as set out in the Financial Statement and Budget Report 2001–02, and the Economic and Fiscal Strategy Report...

    • Social Security

      That the draft Social Security (Literacy Etc. Skills Training Pilot) Regulations 2001, which were laid before this House on 9th July, be approved. The House divided: Ayes 324, Noes 178.

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