House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 23 October 2002

  • Private Business

    • Committee of Selection

      1 speech

      Order read for resuming adjourned debate on Question [ 16 October], That Mr. John Hayes be discharged from the Committee of Selection and Mr. Peter Luff be added to the Committee.— [Mr. Jim...

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland

    The Secretary of State was asked—

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

    The Prime Minister was asked—

  • Points of Order

    13 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I want to register the intense frustration felt by my Northern Ireland colleagues at the perceived filibustering during Northern Ireland Question Time. The...

  • Waste Management Licences

    1 speech

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to make further provision regarding waste management licences. During the past few weeks I have been carrying out a detailed survey in St....

  • National Lottery

    153 speeches

    I have selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.

  • Mersey Tunnels Bill

    251 speeches

    Order read for resuming adjourned debate on Question, That the promoters of the Mersey Tunnels Bill shall have leave to suspend proceedings thereon in order to proceed with it, if they think fit,...

  • Petitions — Employment relations

    1 speech

    This petition relates to the Xeight week rule" whereby workers taking part in a legal strike are no longer protected by the law from dismissal after eight weeks. It arises from the recent dispute...

  • Michaela Scott

    1 speech

    I rise to present a petition on behalf of Michaela Scott of York and 1,246 other people. The petition Declares that people have for many years maintained good health by taking vitamin and mineral...

  • Westminster Coroner

    4 speeches

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

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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