House of Commons debates

Monday, 28 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. Woolas.]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Home Department

    The Secretary of State was asked—

  • European Council

    49 speeches

    With permission, Mr. Speaker, I would like to make a statement about the European Council in Brussels on 24 and 25 October. This European Council set the framework for the final stage of the...

  • Points of Order

    8 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Deputy Speaker. I have in my hand the 22nd edition of XErskine May", and I seek your guidance. Many of our constituents would consider it extraordinary that tomorrow the...

  • Access To Facilities Of The House

    116 speeches

    We now come to the first Opposition motion. I have to advise the House that Mr. Speaker has selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.

  • Human Rights Act

    116 speeches

    I beg to move, That this House notes with concern the impact of the European Convention on Human Rights on the sentencing powers of the Home Secretary and in other respects; further notes that...

  • European Community Documents

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6),

    • Former Yugoslav Republic Of Macedonia

      That the draft European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (Stabilisation and Association Agreement between the European Communities and their Member States, and the Former Yugoslav Republic of...

    • Northern Ireland

      1 speech

      That the draft Northern Ireland Act 1998 (Modification of Enactments) Order 2002, which was laid before this House on 18th July, be approved.—[Jim Fitzpatrick.] Question agreed to....

  • Petitions — Consumers for Health Choice

    1 speech

    I would like to present a petition on behalf of 500 or so of my constituents about the European food supplements directive. The petition Declares that consumers in the United Kingdom have for...

  • Sue Penney

    1 speech

    I am honoured to present the petition of Sue Penney and 2,384 others concerning the dangerous, inappropriate use of mobile phones by motorists while driving, a practice that has led to loss of...

  • Consumers for Health Choice

    1 speech

    I present a petition similar to that presented by the hon. Member for Wycombe (Mr. Goodman). The petition is signed by more than 1,000 people resident in west Berkshire and the surrounding...

  • HIV/AIDS (Africa and Asia)

    2 speeches

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

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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