House of Commons debates

Wednesday, 2 March 2005

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Wales

    The Secretary of State was asked—

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister

    The Prime Minister was asked—

  • BBC

    38 speeches

    With permission, Mr. Speaker, I would like to make a statement about the future of the BBC. I will set out for the House the background to the current review of the BBC's royal charter and our...

  • Bill Presented

    • Equality

      Ms Secretary Hewitt, supported by the Prime Minister, Mr. Secretary Prescott, Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr. Secretary Clarke, Mr. Secretary Johnson, Secretary Ruth Kelly, Jacqui Smith, Mr....

  • Points of Order

    13 speeches

    On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. As far as I can recall, this is the first time I have ever raised a point of order in the House. I am doing so now not because I shall be retiring before the...

  • Bills Presented

    • Fisheries Jurisdiction

      Mr. Alex Salmond, supported by Mr. Roy Beggs, Mr. Alistair Carmichael, Mr. Nigel Dodds, Mr. Kelvin Hopkins, Mr. Elfyn Llwyd, Mr. Eddie McGrady, Mr. Austin Mitchell, Angus Robertson, Mr. Anthony...

    • Buses (Concessionary Fares)

      Mr. Michael Foster, supported by Peter Bradley, Mr. Alan Campbell, Mr. Parmjit Dhanda, Mr. David Drew, Mr. James Plaskitt, Mr. Patrick Hall and Mrs. Janet Dean presented a Bill to make provision...

  • Annual Leave Entitlement (Enforcement)

    1 speech

    I beg to move, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to make provision about the enforcement of entitlements to annual leave under the Working Time Regulations 1998 and to amend the National...

  • Council Tax

    186 speeches

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

  • Hospital-acquired Infections

    131 speeches

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

  • Delegated Legislation

    1 speech

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

    • Northern Ireland

      That the draft Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Northern Ireland) Order 2005, which was laid before this House on 7th February, be approved.

    • Employment

      That the draft Gangmasters (Licensing Authority) Regulations 2005, which were laid before this House on 26th January, be approved.—[Mr. Ainger.] Question agreed to.

  • Petition — Planning Law

    1 speech

    I have the honour to present a petition on behalf of the people of Minety in my constituency, whose pleasant rural village was invaded some 18 months ago by 57 Gypsy caravans over one weekend....

  • Mechanised Wheelchairs

    4 speeches

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

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