House of Commons debates

Tuesday, 30 March 2004

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

    The Secretary of State was asked—

  • Point of Order

    2 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. Yesterday I raised with Madam Deputy Speaker the anxieties of my constituents near Heathrow, bearing in mind that the last time there was a crash at Heathrow,...

  • Corporate Killing

    1 speech

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to create a new offence of corporate killing that applies to all companies and unincorporated bodies. Over the years, the issue of corporate...

    • Corporate Killing

      Mr. Frank Doran accordingly presented a Bill to create a new offence of corporate killing that applies to all companies and unincorporated bodies: And the same was read the First time; and...

    • [8th Allotted Day]

  • Immigration Entry Clearance Standards

    214 speeches

    I inform the House that I have selected the amendment in the name of the Prime Minister.

  • EU Constitution Referendum

    179 speeches

    We now come to the next debate on the Opposition motions. Mr. Speaker has selected the amendment standing in the name of the Prime Minister.

  • Business of the House

    Motion made, and question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No.15 (Exempted business), That, at this day's sitting, proceedings on the Motion in the name of Mr. Peter Hain relating to...

  • European Parliamentary and Local Elections (Pilots) Bill

    117 speeches

    Lords Reasons for insisting on an amendment to which the Commons have disagreed, considered, pursuant to Order [ 8 March]. Clause 1

  • Business of the House

    29 speeches

    With permission, Madam Deputy Speaker, I would like to make a short business statement. Further to my business statement of last week, the House will wish to know that we may now consider any...

  • Delegated Legislation

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

    • Social Security

      That the draft Jobseeker's Allowance (Amendment) Regulations 2004, which were laid before this House on 2nd March, be approved.—[Mr. Heppell.] Question agreed to.

  • Petitions — Higher Education Bill

    1 speech

    I should like to present a petition on behalf of well over 1,000 members of the National Union of Students at Orpington college, which is an absolutely first-class college. The petition states:...

  • European Constitution

    1 speech

    It is a privilege to be able to present this substantial petition comprising 121 pages of signatures from about 1,000 of my constituents, and I am pleased to be able to say that I agree...

  • NHS Dentistry

    1 speech

    It gives me great pleasure to present a petition signed by some 4,000 locals in Dumfries and Galloway to protest at the inadequate provision of NHS dentistry. The petition states: To the House of...

  • Prittle Brook Sewer

    1 speech

    Some women's institutes pose for calendars and some bake cakes, but the Hadleigh Evening WI is an effective, tough campaigning machine fighting for its community, along with excellent local...

  • Sub-Post Office Closures (Wakefield)

    6 speeches

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

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