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House of Commons debates

Tuesday, 12 October 2004

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

    The Secretary of State was asked—

    • Bangladesh

      10 speeches

      What representations he has made to the Government of Bangladesh about their domestic security.

    • Global Warming

      10 speeches

      What representations the Government have made to the United States Administration to encourage it to engage with international efforts to combat global warming.

      Turkey

      17 speeches

      What recent representations he has made to the Turkish Government on the equal rights of Turkish citizens from ethnic minorities.

      Uganda

      8 speeches

      What recent discussions he has had with the Government of Uganda on the security situation in that country.

      Diego Garcia

      8 speeches

      What advice is given to the people of Diego Garcia currently living in Mauritius and the Seychelles who choose to take up their British passports and live in the UK.

      Maghreb Countries

      8 speeches

      What plans his Department has to increase its engagement with Maghreb countries during the UK's EU presidency in 2005.

      Iraq

      11 speeches

      If he will make a statement on the situation in Iraq.

      Terrorism (South-east Asia)

      6 speeches

      What discussions he has had with the Government of Australia on combating terrorism in south-east Asia.

      Israel

      18 speeches

      What representations he has made to the Israeli Prime Minister on his proposal to expand the settlement of Ma'ale Adumim on the west bank.

      Sudan

      6 speeches

      What recent assessment he has made of steps taken by the Sudanese Government to resolve the crisis in Darfur.

      Charles Taylor

      6 speeches

      What representations he has made to Nigeria with respect to the arrest of Charles Taylor.

  • Iraq

    41 speeches

    With permission, Mr. Speaker, I should like to make a statement on Iraq. I know that I speak for the whole House in offering our condolences and deepest sympathies to the family of Kenneth...

  • Points of Order

    8 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. You will be aware that thousands of jobs depend on air bases at Kinloss and Lossiemouth in my Moray constituency, and that grave concern is felt about potential...

  • Rite of Passage (Welcoming and Coming of Age)

    1 speech

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to establish Civil Welcoming Ceremonies, Responsibility to Children Agreements and Coming of Age Ceremonies; to make provision as to their...

    • Rite of Passage (Welcoming and Coming of Age)

      Mr. Frank Field accordingly presented a Bill to establish civil welcoming ceremonies, responsibility to children agreements and coming of age ceremonies; to make provision as to their conduct;...

  • Orders of the Day — Civil Partnership Bill [Lords]

    178 speeches

    [Relevant document: The Fifteenth Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights, Session 2003–04, on the Civil Partnership Bill, HC 885.] Order for Second Reading read

  • Civil Partnership Bill [Lords] (Programme)

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Orders [ 28 June 2001 and 6 November 2003], That the following provisions shall apply to the Civil Partnership Bill [Lords]: Committal 1. The...

  • Civil Partnership Bill [Lords] [Money]

    Queen's recommendation having been signified— Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 52(1)(a) (Money resolutions and ways and means resolutions in...

  • Mental Capacity Bill (Programme) (No. 2)

    Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Orders [ 28 June 2001 and 6 November 2003], That the programme Order of 11th October 2004 in relation to the Mental Capacity Bill be amended...

  • Delegated Legislation

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

    • Legal Services

      That the draft Legal Services Complaints Commissioner (Maximum Penalty) Order 2004, which was laid before this House on 8th July, be approved.—[Jim Fitzpatrick.] Question agreed to.

  • European Community Documents

    • European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993

      Ordered, That, for the purposes of their approval under section 5 of the European Communities (Amendment) Act 1993, the Government's assessment as set out in the Budget 2004 shall be treated as...

  • Petition — Driving Offences

    1 speech

    I seek the leave of the House to present a petition brought to Westminster today by my constituents, Ray and Jane McCabe, and signed by more than 23,000 people in my constituency and beyond in...

  • Ectopic Pregnancy

    2 speeches

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

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