House of Commons debates

Thursday, 9 September 2004

  • New Writ

    Ordered, That Mr. Speaker do issue his Warrant for the Clerk of the Crown to make out a new writ for the electing of a Member to serve in this present Parliament for the Borough Constituency of...

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Education and Skills

    The Secretary of State was asked—

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Solicitor-General

    The Solicitor-General was asked—

    • Guantanamo Bay

      10 speeches

      If the Attorney-General will act for the four UK citizens held in Guantanamo Bay in challenging the legality of their continued detention in the US courts.

    • Domestic Violence

      6 speeches

      What discussions she has held with Cabinet colleagues on improving the way in which the Crown Prosecution Service deals with court cases involving domestic violence.

      Corruption (Prosecutions)

      4 speeches

      What steps she is taking to ensure consistency of decision making in prosecutions for corruption.

  • Business of the House

    60 speeches

    Will the Leader of the House please give us the business for next week?

  • Points of Order

    4 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. I want to raise the matter of the writ laid today for the Hartlepool by-election. From the issuing of the writ until 30 September, the political broadcast...

  • Bill Presented

    • Hunting Bill

      Mr. Alun Michael, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr. Secretary Prescott, Mr. Secretary Blunkett, Secretary Margaret Beckett, and Peter Hain, presented a Bill to make provision about hunting...

  • Deregulation

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 18(1)(a)(Consideration of draft deregulation orders),

    • Local Government (Wales)

      That the draft Regulatory Reform (Local Commissioner for Wales) Order 2004, which was laid before the House on 24th June be approved.—[Vernon Coaker.] Question agreed to.

  • Delegated Legislation

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

    • Criminal Law

      That the draft Penalties for Disorderly Behaviour (Amendment of Minimum Age) Order 2004, which was laid before this House on 14th July, be approved.—[Vernon Coaker.] Question agreed to.

  • European Constitution

    201 speeches

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

  • Petitions — Endometriosis SHE Trust

    1 speech

    As chairman of the all-party parliamentary group on endometriosis, I beg leave to present the petition from the Endometriosis SHE Trust (UK). The SHE Trust has collected more than 2,000...

  • Ryan Franklin

    1 speech

    Baby Ryan Franklin died at the hands of his father in May 2002, aged two. His body lay in a mortuary for a further 18 months, awaiting a second post mortem, which never took place—until a...

  • Miners' Compensation

    4 speeches

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

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.

September 2004
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930