House of Commons debates

Monday, 7 July 2003

  • Private Business

    • Committee of Selection

      Ordered, That Phil Hope be discharged from the Committee of Selection and Lawrie Quinn be added to the Committee.—[Mr. Bob Ainsworth.]

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions

    The Secretary of State was asked—

  • British Nationals (Guantanamo Bay)

    49 speeches

    Before I call the right hon. and learned Member for Sleaford and North Hykeham (Mr. Hogg) to ask his urgent question, I wish to make it clear that it is a narrowly focused question about UK...

  • Points of Order

    18 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. On Wednesday 7 May, I asked the Prime Minister: "Does he also agree that all future conflicts will equally depend on RAF Lyneham?" He replied: "I think that I...

  • Government Targets

    197 speeches

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

  • Tax Credits

    126 speeches

    I should inform the House that Mr. Speaker has selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.

  • Delegated Legislation

    1 speech

    With permission, I propose to put together motions 2 to 6. Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 118(6)(Standing Committees on Delegated Legislation),

    • Electricity

      That the draft Electricity and Gas (Modification of Standard Conditions of Licences) Order 2003, which was laid before this House on 12th June, be approved.

    • Contracting Out

      That the draft Contracting Out (Function in relation to the Management of Crown Lands) Order 2003, which was laid before this House on 11th June, be approved.

      Value Added Tax

      That the Value Added Tax (Finance) Order 2003 (S.I., 2003, No. 1568), dated 16th June 2003, a copy of which was laid before this House on 16th June, be approved.

      Representation of the People

      That the draft Representation of the People (Form of Canvas) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2003, which were laid before this House on 13th June, be approved.

      Community Care

      That the draft Community Care Plans (Disapplication) (England) Order 2003, which was laid before this House on 12th June, be approved.—[Mr. Jim Murphy.] Question agreed to. Motion made, and...

      Additives in Animal Nutrition

      That this House takes note of European Union Document No. 7505/02, draft Regulation on additives for use in animal nutrition; and supports the Government's view that the measure will enhance the...

  • Sittings of the House

    1 speech

    Motion made, That — (1) at the sittings on Monday 14th, Tuesday 15th, Wednesday 16th and Thursday 17th July, the Speaker shall not adjourn the House until any Message from the Lords has...

  • Adjournment (Summer)

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 25 (Periodic adjournments), That this House, at its rising on Thursday 17th July, do adjourn till Monday 8th September...

  • Business of the House

    1 speech

    Motion made, That at the sitting on Thursday 17th July, the Motion for the Adjournment of the House in the name of the Prime Minister relating to matters to be considered before the forthcoming...

  • Modernisation of the House of Commons

    Ordered, That Dr John Reid and Caroline Flint be discharged from the Select Committee on Modernisation of the House of Commons and Peter Hain and Martin Linton be added.—[Mr. Jim Murphy.]

  • Welsh Grand Committee

    1 speech

    Motion made, That— (1) the matter of the Draft Public Audit (Wales) Bill be referred to the Welsh Grand Committee for its consideration; (2) the Committee shall meet at Westminster on...

  • Petition — "Popetown"

    1 speech

    I have a massive petition to present. Many Roman Catholics are opposed to the screening of the BBC sitcom "Popetown" and petition Parliament as the only available option, in view of the BBC's...

  • Common Agricultural Policy

    4 speeches

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

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.

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