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House of Commons debates

Friday, 19 October 2001

  • Speaker's Statement

    1 speech

    I have a statement to make. Hon. Members will wish to know that the sitting of the House was delayed for an hour this morning on security advice while a suspect package received in the Members'...

  • Points of Order

    6 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. Have you had any information as to whether the Government intend to come to the House today to make a statement about the staggering job losses announced at...

  • Bill Presented

    • Adoption and Children Bill

      Mr. Secretary Milburn, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Secretary Blunkett, Mr. Secretary Murphy, Mrs. Secretary Liddell, Jacqui Smith and Ms Rosie Winterton,...

  • Clean Fuels

    79 speeches

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

  • Newly Qualified Drivers

    5 speeches

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

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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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